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Senior Research Toxicologist

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Responsible for human safety assurance of new ingredients and formulations worldwide across a diverse product portfolio during various stages of product development.

Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities   (Describe the 5-7 major accountabilities)                                                       

  • Toxicology review and evaluation of new formulations and ingredients for cosmetic and personal care product categories on a global basis.
  • Preparation of safety assessments for consumer tests, regulatory submissions, and market introduction of new products.
  • Design of pre-clinical and clinical safety tests for new ingredients and products at outside contract laboratories and academic sites.
  • Substantiation of safety related claims.
  • Review, interpretation and communication of clinical safety and in vitro testing results to key customers.
  • Development and assurance of accuracy of product package label safety related statements.
  • Monitoring and communicating external safety related activities that may impact the company business.
  • Collaboration with multi-functional teams including Product Development, Regulatory and Quality Compliance, Legal, and marketing.

Education and Experience                                                          

Ph.D. in toxicology or a related field with 2+ years of industry product safety assurance experience or 2+ years of post-doctoral research; or B.S./M.S. degree in toxicology or a related field with 4+ years of industry product safety assurance experience. Additional knowledge of Environmental Toxicology is considered a plus.

Skills and Competencies

Excellent oral and written communication and problem-solving skills, flexibility and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, strong collaboration and teamwork.


Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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United States

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As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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