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Company Name:

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

Location:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Pharmaceuticals

Date Posted:

May 16, 2018

Toxicologist

Functional area: Toxicology

Position description:

The Toxicology Group provides scientific leadership and has a critical role in the drug discovery and development being conducted at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals. Ironwood is focused on three goals: transforming knowledge into medicines that make a difference for patients, creating value that will inspire the continued support of our fellow shareholders, and building a team that passionately pursues excellence.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate is responsible for the execution of nonclinical toxicology and safety pharmacology studies to support Ironwood’s drug discovery and development goals.


  • Participate in nonclinical study design and protocol development for toxicology, toxicokinetic and safety pharmacology studies to support discovery and development programs;

  • Plan, coordinate and manage nonclinical toxicology studies, interact with study personnel and monitor ongoing toxicology studies;

  • Review and summarize toxicology data collected and manage the preparation and presentation of nonclinical safety data for project teams, regulatory agencies, management and in other internal and external arena;

  • Interact cross functionally on program teams and, as appropriate, represent the Toxicology functional area in related scientific planning and discussions;

  • Influence the selection of contract research organizations; assist in study cost negotiation and track all expenses and invoices; participate in preparing nonclinical budgets for discovery and development programs.


 


Basic qualifications:

  • B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. with at least 2 years of experience in preclinical toxicology and drug development in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology sector

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with GLP regulations and ICH/FDA guidelines for the conduct of toxicology studies to support regulatory filings

  • Experience working at or with Contract Research Organizations

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills


Company Name:

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

Location:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Pharmaceuticals

Date Posted:

May 16, 2018

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