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Associate Director - Toxicology

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Tarrytown, New York
Start date
Sep 8, 2023

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Science/R&D, Toxicology
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

We are looking for an Associate Director (AD), Toxicology. The person in this role applies their extensive experience in the conduct of toxicology studies and drug development to lead the nonclinical safety evaluation of numerous assets across the drug development life cycle. Opportunities will exist to contribute across multiple therapeutic areas and to work in a variety of therapeutic modalities including antibody, oligonucleotide, cell therapy and gene editing technologies. The Associate Director will craft creative solutions to address sophisticated scientific and drug development problems with innovative approaches in toxicology, pharmacology, and related fields. They will have the opportunity to collaborate with senior leaders across the organization and to positively impact program strategy across subject areas.

A Day in the Life of an AD, Toxicology may look like:

  • Act as toxicology lead on research and development project teams setting non-clinical safety assessment strategy
  • Assist management in developing regulatory risk assessment strategies, program budgets, and timing of toxicology studies in relation to regulatory and clinical goals.
  • Work in collaboration with subject matter experts across the organization as needed to design and implement toxicology development programs in support of clinical development.
  • Interact with contract research organizations to coordinate, design, monitor, and report toxicology and safety pharmacology studies
  • Prepare, review and edit toxicology sections of regulatory documents and participate in meetings with regulatory agencies as required.
  • Maintain currency with GLP regulations and ICH, FDA and EMEA non-clinical safety guidelines.
  • Keep up with the latest scientific developments by reading the current literature and attending conferences.
  • Drive internal process optimization and mentor and/or supervise junior toxicology staff.

This May Be the Right Role for you if you have:

  • Strong interpersonal/collaborative skills and be effective at building alliances across functions, as well as the ability to effectively influence colleagues on multi-disciplinary project teams.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral, and the ability to communicate complex information succinctly.
  • The ability to handle ambiguity independently or by collaborating with senior staff for technical input and brainstorming to implement solutions for sophisticated projects.

In Order to be Considered Qualified for the Role You Must Have:

An advanced degree (PhD, DVM) in toxicology, or closely related subject area with 8 years, or Masters degree and 15 years of relevant pharmaceutical industry experience are required. Board Certification in Toxicology desirable.

Experience with oligonucleotide therapeutics and development of drugs targeting central nervous system disorders and rare diseases are a plus.


Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides comprehensive benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and equity awards, annual bonuses, and paid time off for eligible employees at all levels!Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or parental status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.The salary ranges provided are shown in accordance with U.S. law and apply to U.S. based positions, where the hired candidate will be located in the U.S. If you are outside the U.S, please speak with your recruiter about salaries and benefits in your location.

Salary Range (annually)

$165,900.00 - $270,700.00


Regeneron is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases. Founded and led for 30 years by physician-scientists, our unique ability to repeatedly and consistently translate science into medicine has led to seven FDA-approved treatments and numerous product candidates in development, all of which were homegrown in our laboratories. Our medicines and pipeline are designed to help patients with eye disease, allergic and inflammatory diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, pain and rare diseases.
Regeneron is accelerating and improving the traditional drug development process through our proprietary VelociSuite® technologies, such as VelocImmune® which produces optimized fully-human antibodies, and ambitious research initiatives such as the Regeneron Genetics Center, which is conducting one of the largest genetics sequencing efforts in the world.

Stock Symbol: REGN

Stock Exchange: NASDAQ

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