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Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

We are seeking a nonclinical toxicologist with a background in Biology or in a relevant field who has drug development experience in the pharmaceutical industry, to join an inspiring team of nonclinical scientists.  You will be part of a skilled global department leading the scientific understanding of the safety of novel therapeutics (primarily biologics) in a company dedicated to finding therapies for various disease disorders.  You will be expected to execute and monitor nonclinical safety studies and interpret findings from these studies in support of clinical development.  


In addition, you must have an applied background in chemistry with knowledge in writing risk assessment documents in various nonclinical safety fields, including non-API impurities (eg. extractables/leachables), and knowledge of applicable regulations to support Tevas pipeline.  Furthermore, occasionally you may provide safety assessment support to the development of generic products.  Your communication skills at all levels of interaction must be excellent, as you will work closely with colleagues within the organization.



  • Contribute to the development of a nonclinical safety plan to support clinical development and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor and coordinate the conduct of toxicology studies at CROs in line with project timelines and budget.
  • Understand the basic biology of the drug candidates' intended target and mechanisms of toxicity.
  • Write initial drafts of nonclinical safety documents relating to the project, including nonclinical sections of regulatory submission documents.
  • Write risk assessment documents for impurities (eg, extractables and leachables, degradation products, etc.).
  • Present data and interpretations in written and oral form to management and internal forums.
  • Build collaborative networks to facilitate cross-functional communication and activities.



  • Masters in Toxicology or a related life-science field (eg Pharmacology/Pharmaceutics/Biochemistry, DVM, PharmD)
  • Minimum 3 years of toxicology experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech setting performing drug development activities such as monitoring nonclinical studies, interpreting data, generating reports and contributing to the generation of regulatory documents



  • Experience in nonclinical safety assessment throughout all stages of drug development, especially with biologics
  • Understanding of regulatory process and basic knowledge in regulatory toxicology
  • An accredited or registered toxicologist
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate findings to management, project team members and regulatory agencies
  • Ability to perform scientific investigation of fundamental toxicology issues, either through scientific publications or drug development experience
  • PhD in Toxicology or related life science field of study
Project Management
Sub Function
Reports To

Director, Nonclinical Drug Development

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Posted: 2020-09-23 Expires: 2020-11-15

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