Regulatory Toxicologist


UK Home base, Home Based


Competitive salary


An opportunity for a Regulatory Toxicologist or Industrial Toxicologist to join an expert consultancy focussing on chemical regulatory compliance and chemical safety assessment. You will join the toxicology team and support diverse projects ranging from new chemistry development, testing strategy development, registration support, worker safety, consumer safety and regulatory science research.

Client companies are from various sectors including chemicals, biocides and cosmetics; they chose to work with this team of experts due to the bespoke approach, high quality scientific knowledge, regulatory expertise and track record of providing pragmatic and commercially sound support. The work is varied, you won’t be constantly bogged down with dossier writing; you will be given autonomy, you will work closely in working groups with clients’ experts, you will be able to share ideas, attend conferences and professional society meetings and support the development of new less hazardous chemicals. The company has a strong, consistent flow of work; your role will be delivery of projects and the ongoing development your own and the team’s regulatory science / toxicology capability.

We are interested in hearing from candidates with at least an MSc in Toxicology or similar discipline along with experience in a toxicology role with a consultancy, CRO, regulator or industry company. You must have experience of, and a strong interest in toxicological assessments of chemicals or biocides, ideally knowledge of regulations such as REACH or BPR and specific interest / knowledge of repro, development, carcinogenicity study guidelines. You are likely to have study monitoring experience and an interest in computational models / predictive toxicology. You must be a confident communicator who enjoys or would like to work directly with clients in working groups, providing advice/expertise and sharing ideas.

For further information and an immediate confidential discussion, contact John Sherratt at VRS Regulatory, quoting job reference VRSREG1713.

Key Skills

Toxicology, regulatory toxicology, industrial toxicology, chemical safety assessments, regulatory support, registration support, new chemical entities, advice, expertise, working groups, consultancy, flexibility, study monitoring, testing strategy, innovation, computational toxicology, reproductive, development, DART, carcinogenicity, OECD guidelines.

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.