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Senior Research Scientist - Environmental

34,038 P.A. ?

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Interested in joining a cause-driven, customer focused company dedicated to positively impacting the health of animals, people and the planet? Search our job listings below.

Functions, Duties, Tasks:

  • Define, plan and lead activities related to safety (most normally environmental safety) during new product development and for marketed veterinary medicinal products.
  • Develop and maintain superior expert knowledge in the area of environmental safety.
  • Devise, plan, monitor and coordinate safety-related studies, review reports and ensure compliance with regulatory needs in consideration of external and internal guidelines (e.g. Quality, Standard Operating Procedures, GLP, HSE and animal welfare). Interpret data and draw relevant conclusions.
  • Prepare and maintain Environmental Safety Expert Reports or similar related documentation for international regulatory submissions. Support and defend dossiers and negotiate critical issues related to safety with regulatory authorities.
  • Contribute to the optimization of project related scientific/technical activities and processes within the Safety function. Develop and evaluate new scientific technologies, platforms and procedures.
  • Contribute to the planning and conduct of efficacy studies.
  • Participate, as a technical expert, in industry groups including those mandated to write international guidelines, position papers and other related documents.
  • Mentor junior scientists within the Elanco business.
  • Perform other such related and reasonable duties as may be required by Elanco from time to time and that are within capabilities.

Basic Qualification

  • PhD or equivalent with minimum 10 years’ relevant experience in environmental safety. Experience in the development of fish medicines is a plus.
  • Recognized scientific/technical expertise in a specific safety-related area and a broader scientific and strategic background.
  • Able to understand and interpret data from relevant documents to assess environmental safety.
  • Keep up-to-date on national and international regulatory requirements. In depth knowledge of GLP.
  • Proven track record of creativity, problem solving and productivity in projects.
  • Broad and in-depth understanding of research and development processes.
  • Excellent presentation skills and scientific/technical writing skills.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in working in interdisciplinary teams.
  • Demonstrated scientific leadership skills in solving highly complex or high-risk project/technical issues.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills being able to adapt style to suit specific audiences.
  • Demonstrated Values and Behaviors expected within Elanco.

Additional Skills and Preferences

  • Appropriate years of experience in a related research environment, and scientific and entrepreneurial thinking

Travel Percentage

Approx. 10 – 20%

Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status

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