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Senior Expert Scientist Toxicology (M/F)

Nestlé SchweizLausanne (4)
  • Lausanne
  • Large-scale entreprises
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Senior Expert Scientist Toxicology (M/F)

Senior Expert Scientist Toxicology (M/F) (

Job Number:

  180005FJ )


Nestlé Skin Health is a global leader in improving the quality of life by delivering innovative medical solutions for the health of skin, hair and nails throughout people's lives. Nestle Skin Health aims to meet the needs of healthcare professionals and consumers through constant innovation in technology and products to protect and improve the health of the skin and treat skin diseases.
Nestlé Skin Health is a subsidiary of Nestlé.
For our Strategic Innovation Group Rx (SIG) dedicated to Prescription business based in the Lausanne region of Switzerland, we are currently looking for:


Senior Expert Scientist Toxicology (M/F)


In an innovative and dynamic environment you will be attached to the Head of Toxicology and will be:
Responsible for carrying out the toxicology evaluation and data analysis activities required to identify and develop future systemic (oral and biological) and topical SIG Rx drug candidates.


Activities and responsibilities :


  • Participates in the definition and organization of the in vitro and in vivo toxicology evaluation activities in the Research phases, necessary to guarantee a portfolio of innovative, competitive projects aligned with the strategy of the SIG Rx.
  • Participates in defining and implementing the technological solutions needed to implement the toxicology evaluation strategy in support of SIG Rx.
  • Lead safety evaluation activities (in vitro and in vivo safety profiling) and analyzes the data generated.
  • Participates in the analysis of the safety profiles observed and defines the safety margins of the clinical candidates.
  • Participates in project evaluation and prioritization activities of the SIG Rx Research portfolio.
  • Provides scouting, evaluation, and recommends opportunities for licensing and / or internalization of molecules and / or projects in the different phases of Research and Development.
  • Contributes to the management of the global research budget of SIG Rx.
  • Contributes to the execution of strategic collaborations of the Research Department of SIG Rx.
  • Contributes to the visibility of Nestlé Skin Health Research at international level (conferences, collaborations, KOL etc. ...).


Expected qualifications :


  • PhD in Toxicology (ERT or DABT).
  • Academic training or acquired by the years in Research in the pharmaceutical industry and drug discovery.
  • Post-doctorate in an academic or industrial environment - preferably abroad.
  • Specialization in pharmacology, immunology or pharmacokinetics.
  • You have 5-10 years of expertise in academic or industrial research in the field of pharmacology and in vitro toxicology, in vivo, multi animal species associated with human health research. Experience in pathology would be an advantage, but it is not required.
  • You have a successful experience conducting collaborative research programs with external partners.
  • You have a proven track record of Multidisciplinary Team Leadership.
  • You have a good knowledge of pharmacokinetics and early clinical development as well as a good knowledge of skin biology and dermatological pathologies.
  • Excellent teaching and presentation skills are expected as well as an excellent ability to work in a multicultural team.
  • You speak and write English fluently.


Location: Lausanne Region, Switzerland.
Date: As of Q3 2018


Primary Location

:   Switzerland-VD-Lausanne


:   Research/Development


:   Galderma


:   Full-time

Job Posting

:   Jul 24, 2018, 2:35:07 PM

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