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Toxicology Lead

R&D | San Diego, CA | Full Time

Job Description

We have a need for a professional to head up a non-clinical toxicology group. The right candidate for this role will have experience with the direct oversight of toxicology, both processes and people, for drug development. This Lead will design, implement, optimize, and manage the toxicology program and processes in line with our development of pharmaceuticals.


The best person for this role will work cross-functionally to coordinate selection and development of drug candidates; with a focus on safety, timeliness, effectiveness, and quality. This person’s function will include general and genetic/developmental toxicology, and safety pharmacology, and will ensure compliance with FDA and other regulations. The Toxicology Head will also develop and document policies, procedures, and training.




Ph.D. or equivalent, preferably in Pharmacology, Toxicology, or similar.  

7+ years of experience in pharmaceutical development.

5+ years in small molecule safety and toxicology studies.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Proven experience working inter-departmentally and with CRO’s, vendors, and regulatory.

Demonstrated Project/Process management experience.


Excellent salary, benefits, and bonus opportunity for a professional Toxicologist!