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Senior Director, Toxicology

Boulder, CO 80302
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This position is responsible for scientific and operational leadership for non-GLP and GLP safety and toxicology programs for all candidates advancing into development from the Pfizer Boulder Research Unit. S uccess in this role requires exceptional communication and collaborative skills to meet the demands of a diverse and dynamic set of stakeholders. The Senior Director, Toxicology will provide scientific guidance to project teams and across multiple partner lines in drug discovery and development. Ideal candidate will be able to act independently and collaboratively, with the additional responsibilities including project team leadership as well as designing, performing, and directing the performance of complex pharmacology and toxicology studies. D emonstrated skill/accomplishments in setting a strong research strategy in alignment with portfolio demands and translating that strategy into robust executable plans is essential. Therefore, in addition to established scientific strength, the successful candidate must have a proven track record of operational excellence within a complex research organization. The Senior Director will also be expected to exhibit strong leadership by managing up and across the organization and assuming ownership and accountability for key contributions to the success of the early clinical development portfolio.


**Conduct In-house Routine Research in Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology**

+ Design and perform non-GLP toxicology studies

+ In vivo data collection, analysis and interpretation

+ Keep overall corporate strategy/objectives aligned with role

+ Review QC, QA and TK data as they relate to GLP studies, risk assessment and early clinical development

+ SOP and quality document creation for all in-house study needs

**Design and Monitor IND-enabling GLP Toxicology Studies**

+ Preparing nonclinical regulatory submissions

+ Select CROs for study conduct and quote preparation

+ Manage study oversight

+ Review and approve GMP documents as they relate to GLP studies, risk assessment and early clinical development

+ Excellent communication skills necessary with research partners

**Management Support of Staff**

+ Lead, manage and provide guidance (scientific and career-related) to staff toxicologists and other research scientists

+ Train staff as needed

+ Serve as management resource for employee growth and development

**Business Development**

+ Support for company diligence- both out-licensing and in-licensing options

+ Maintain knowledge base for competitive intelligence

+ Provide expertise and guidance and present at partnering meetings as needed

**Scientific Knowledge**

+ Serve as interface between early clinical group and the research unit to safety strategy for compounds entering clinical development

+ Maintain awareness of scientific and regulatory literature

+ Serve as a strategic resource for the company

+ Present scientific data at national and international scientific and pharmaceutical industry meetings

**Maintain a Positive Work Culture**

+ Embraces the Company's Mission Statement, Corporate Goals, Core Values, and Vision Statements, ultimately working together as a cohesive team

+ Responds positively and quickly to voicemails, emails, and employee concerns

+ T reats all employees with dignity and respect

+ Actively participate in company functions


+ PhD with 15+ years / MS with 20+ years research experience in the pharmaceutical industry

+ Extensive in vivo and reg toxicology expertise required

+ Demonstrated ability to work independently

+ Ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral

+ Demonstrated ability to lead and manage 2+ colleagues ranging from research associate to PhD levels

+ Track record of publications and innovation

+ Ability to design and deliver novel solutions to challenging problems

+ Pro-active attitude and strong desire to discover novel biology and potential new drugs

+ Self-motivation and demonstration of strong team behavior and leadership skills

+ Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.


+ Ability to sit and stand for several hours to perform necessary job tasks

+ Ability to bend

+ Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

+ Ability to perform complex data analysis

+ Ability to analyze and interpret work published in the field and use it to place our work in context


+ Ability to work weekend shifts as needed

+ Ability to travel to other Pfizer sites, to VROs/vendor for audit, to collaborator sites and to scientific meetings; travel may be up to 10% of work time


+ Eligible for relocation package

+ Eligible for employee referral bonus

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**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Research and Development
Posted: 2020-05-06 Expires: 2020-06-06
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