Global R&D Scientist, Investigative Toxicologist

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.
FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.
With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster The Right Chemistry in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.
FMC is looking for a highly-motivated individual to work in the Investigative Sciences Group at its Newark, Delaware, research facility as a member of the Investigative Toxicology group. Working in an interdisciplinary team environment within the discovery program, the successful candidate will form close partnerships with other scientists, communicating investigational results and placing them into context. The successful candidate will develop, implement and deliver emerging toxicology methods that are alternatives to classical in vivo testing approaches.
+ Coordinate mammalian in vitro and in vivo toxicology testing associated with the FMC discovery toxicology program.
+ Function as a study monitor for in vitro and in vivo studies placed at contract research organizations (CROs).
+ Review all experimental data and ensure timely delivery of toxicology reports that may be used for decision-making and regulatory submissions. Interpret and report the results of experimentation using effective communication skills.
+ Design, recommend, and oversee method development that goes beyond the scope of regulatory requirements. These studies are designed to address safety/toxicology problems through creative scientific research and offer opportunities to address project issues early.
+ Make recommendations for and implement method development projects in area of expertise to help ensure that technical procedures used for testing and research are current and valid.
+ Demonstrate technical expertise and act as a mentor for more junior scientists.
+ Demonstrate leadership qualities that set a high standard for interpersonal interactions, organizational skills, initiative, team spirit, conflict resolution, decision-making and work ethic.
+ Able to thrive in an environment where work involves colleagues from multiple disciplines in a matrixed environment.
+ Advance FMC core values, e.g., safety, respect, environmental stewardship and ethics.
A Ph.D. degree with 5 or more years of experience in toxicology, molecular biology or a related discipline.
+ The candidate should have a good track record of reporting research findings through publication and public presentation.
+ Experience developing new methods and processes in the area of in vitro toxicology and transcriptomics is a plus
+ Strong interpersonal skills including networking ability with the desire to contribute towards team success.
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills.
+ Excellent project management skills.
+ Demonstrated ability to work in a flexible environment, learning new skills which can be utilized across technical disciplines.
Additional Beneficial Experience
+ Familiarity with global pesticide registration guidelines and data requirements.
+ Understanding of Good Laboratory Practices.
At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.
ID: 2019-9065
Experience (Years): 5
+ Visa Sponsorship: Yes
Domestic Travel Required: No
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Associated topics: aseptic, biomedical, diet, dietary, drug, immuno oncology, immunology, nutrition, nutritionist, virus

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