Sr. Scientist - Toxicologist
RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co - Winston-Salem, NC

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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is seeking a toxicologist to support the development of new products consistent with RJRT's Growth, Innovation and Harm Reduction Platforms. The incumbent will be required to steward vapor products, critically assess a broad range of toxicological information and make recommendations, design chemical and toxicological evaluation programs, develop technical documents on a variety of scientific and risk assessment topics, and assist with the preparation of materials supporting regulatory submissions. The individual will be required to interact routinely with various internal and external groups (e.g., In Vitro/Vivo Toxicology, Product Development, Engineering, Procurement, Management, Regulatory, Contract Research Organizations/CROs) and manage multiple projects to ensure R&D timelines are met.
Key Responsibilities:
1. Conduct toxicological evaluations of new materials proposed for use in vapor products.
2. Design, manage, and interpret chemical and toxicological studies to support product development and regulatory submissions.
3. Develop technical documents on various scientific, risk assessment, and regulatory topics, including toxicological data summaries.

Position Qualification:
PhD in Toxicology, Pharmacology or related discipline with minimum 2 years of industry experience or MS in Toxicology, Pharmacology or related discipline with minimum 5 years of industry experience conducting human safety assessments of consumer products (e.g., cosmetics, household products), medical devices, pharmaceuticals, chemicals or minimum 3 years post-doctoral work experience in chemical exposure or risk assessment.
Excellent project management and team work skills.
Excellent interpersonal, written/oral communication skills.

Competitive Annual Salary

Targeted Annual Bonus

Relocation assistance available for those who qualify.

Benefits Information:
Our company offers very competitive compensation and benefit plans, including:

Generous annual bonus program for all employees

401(k) plan that offers opportunity to save on pre- and post-tax basis up to 50 percent of eligible compensation. Company matches 100 percent of employee pre-tax/Roth (401k) contributions up to six percent

Comprehensive health and welfare benefits package

Eleven paid company holidays annually, plus a generous paid vacation plan based on length of service

Company-paid sick and personal days, funeral leave and jury duty leave

Education initiative plans

Federal credit union membership through Allegacy Federal Credit Union

Extensive training and opportunities for professional and career development

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