Regulatory Toxicologist


Surrey/West London Area, Hybrid




We are looking for a Toxicologist to join an expanding international chemical trade association. You will work closely with the industry sector’s human health toxicology expert; key duties will involve providing assistance and support to toxicological projects that support the association and its members’ objectives, helping formulate and develop policy related to human health matters and proactive engagement with regulators.

This will be an outstanding boost to your toxicology career. The association represents the interests of many major international companies who face a complex and challenging regulatory environment. As a key member of the toxicology team, you will help identify issues relevant to the industry and integrate them into the strategic programme of research; you will play a role in developing fit for purpose human health policies and provide expert toxicological support. You will assist in managing a range of research programmes aimed at developing data to further improve the position of the members’ products and, help the proactive communication with regulators to ensure that only sound scientific information is used for regulatory decision making. You will also liaise with other industry associations on scientific issues of joint interest.

Suitable candidates are likely to be recently graduated PhD toxicologists with some relevant postdoc or industry experience; or MSc qualified toxicologists with 1-3 years industry experience. Experience in a toxicology lab or in a regulatory toxicology position would be of great interest. Knowledge of chemical regulations would be advantageous though not essential. You must have confident communication skills, be highly organised, have a flexible attitude and be able to work in multi-cultural project teams.

Key Skills

Toxicology, toxicologist, testing programmes, regulatory toxicology, occupational toxicology, exposure scenarios, human health risk assessments, representation, advocacy, project management, REACH.

VRS Regulatory is the Regulatory Affairs and Risk Assessment division of specialist scientific recruiter VRS. We focus on recruitment in Regulatory Affairs, Registrations, REACH, CLP, SDS Authoring, Product Safety, Compliance, Risk Assessment, Regulatory Toxicology, Regulatory Ecotoxicology and Environmental Fate in the chemicals, agrochemicals and biocides sectors.