Senior Scientist - Developmental & Reproductive Toxicology

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Position Summary

The successful candidate will provide scientific leadership in developmental and reproductive toxicology, supporting non-clinical safety assessment during all phases of drug development. The senior scientist has a demonstrated understanding of scientific research and methods, proficiency in study design/conduct and interpretation and communication of results, and a proven ability to work within a team. The position reports to the director of developmental and reproductive toxicology.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide expertise in developmental and reproductive toxicology to discovery, development and issue response teams in all phases of drug development.
  • Assist in the preparation of documents in support of the registration of drug candidates and responses to requests/inquiries from regulatory authorities.
  • Conduct and/or monitor investigative and regulatory developmental, reproductive, and juvenile toxicity studies.
  • Evaluate the results of data from toxicology studies and generate reports that accurately and completely reflect the data collected and the significance of the data to drug registration and safety.
  • Maintain knowledge of current worldwide testing and registration requirements.
  • Embrace/demonstrate BMS values.
  • Create an atmosphere of scientific excellence, open communication, and creativity to maximize productivity.
  • Ensure nonclinical studies are conducted in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulations and with ICH and other regulatory guidelines.
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies, particularly those relating to animal welfare and employee health and safety.


Qualifications & Experience

  • PhD (or equivalent) degree in toxicology or related discipline with a minimum of 4 years appropriate post-degree experience or equivalent scientific experience.
  • Experience in overseeing the conduct of developmental, reproductive, and juvenile toxicology studies for the registration of pharmaceuticals and interpreting the significance of the results from those studies.
  • Knowledge of biochemical and mechanistic developmental/reproductive toxicology, and ability to design and interpret studies exploring mechanisms of reproductive toxicology involving biochemical, functional, and/or structural endpoints.
  • Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practice, regulatory requirements, and drug development process.
  • Ability to interpret and apply available toxicity data to assess relative risk or hazard to humans.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, especially as they pertain to writing clear, and accurate toxicology reports and summary documents for global regulatory submissions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with co-workers at all levels and to work independently and on teams.


Why You Should Apply

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or any part of the recruitment process direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

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