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Toxicologist

Req #: JR - 034186 Location Deerfield, Illinois, United States Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 03/26/2021

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Toxicologist

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 

The Toxicologist supports a diverse portfolio of drug products for global registrations. He/she will apply a solid understanding of drug and drug packaging toxicology requirements to support safety evaluations and preclinical regulatory submission content development. The person in this role will design drug impurities studies, monitor testing and interpret the results for project teams. Must be comfortable engaging with global internal and external stakeholders to drive projects forward.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop toxicology testing strategies to qualify pharmaceutical products according to global guidelines with senior toxicologist. 
  • Manage projects and coordinate drug safety testing for Baxter’s product portfolio.
  • Review literature and identify relevant articles to support product development and registration.  Develop preclinical regulatory submission content for DHF files, USA FDA and global submissions.  Author Toxicology Risk assessment based on publicly available or derived PDE
  • Implement the use of regional pharmacopeia, ICH and FDA guidelines and 21 CFR Part 58 Good Laboratory Practices for Non-Clinical Laboratory Studies, and/or other regulatory guidance documents to qualify Baxter products. 
  • Perform preclinical change control impact assessments and work with cross functional team members (engineering, extractables and leachables, etc.) to determine a comprehensive testing strategy.

Qualifications

  • Relevant technical knowledge in toxicology required.
  • Knowledge of physiology or pharmacology highly desired.  
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) credential recommended.
  • Ability to understand and apply global regulatory guidelines including OECD and FDA GLP, and regional compendia.
  • Experience in working in global cross-functional teams and study monitoring.
  • Critical thinker with intellectual self-assurance and courage. 
  • Independent problem solver who can use a methodical approach to develop solutions and make recommendations.
  • Contribute to efforts beyond own scope of responsibilities to ensure project milestones are met. Effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Software knowledge of Siemens Teamcenter Unified, Microsoft Office, Trackwise, and Documentum based systems, recommended.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline with 10 years’ experience, MS with at least 5 years' experience, or PhD with 0-2 years in relevant discipline required.

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Amitha

Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Reagan

Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

"For me, the best thing about working at Baxter is being able to do work that’s important to people—especially patients—outside of Baxter's walls. Inside our walls, I get to work with a fantastic team, and we know we're making a difference."

Karthik

Meet Karthik, Director of Renal Care R&D - Digital Health & Co-President of the Asian Leadership Network Business Resource Group, United States

"I’m excited about my role because I believe that digital initiatives can make a tremendous impact on lives by allowing people to access the same therapies and have similar care — whether in a hospital, a healthcare clinic, or the patient’s home — anywhere in the world."

Amitha

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

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