Recruitment for the position of SCIENTIST/EXPERT – Toxicology – Preclinical Research Department at CELON PHARMA S.A.

Recruitment for the position of SCIENTIST/EXPERT – Toxicology – Preclinical Research Department at CELON PHARMA S.A.


In relation to our research projects carried out under the Smart Growth Operational Programme 2014-2020, measures 1.1, 1.2 and 4.1 – we wish to announce recruitment for the position of SCIENTIST/EXPERT in the Preclinical Research Department at Celon Pharma S.A.


What should the candidate offer?

  • a university degree in the field of: toxicology, pharmacology, medicine, pharmacy, biology, biotechnology or related and documented scientific achievements in any of such fields, a doctoral degree is welcome
  • a minimum 3 years of experience in independent research (e.g., working on one's doctoral thesis or working as a scientist/specialist in academic institutions or in the pharmaceutical sector)
  • knowledge of EMA and FDA guidelines for toxicological testing and preclinical development of chemical and biological drugs – the so-called IND-enabling testing package
  • knowledge of the basic guidelines for pre-clinical development of drugs and related issues as defined by the EMA and the FDA
  • practical knowledge of the ADMET panel tests and related research methodologies, including: HPLC, MS/MS, cell cultures, cytochrome tests – in line with EMA/FDA guidelines – these skills would be an asset
  • advanced oral and written English language skills are required, other languages are welcome
  • strong organisational skills
  • excellent communication skills
  • ability to prepare pre-clinical research documentation – inquiries to CROs, reports, abstracts, presentations
  • ability to design and evaluate pre-clinical safety packages supporting clinical development programmes, including integrated toxicity risk assessment and pharmacological safety data in accordance with current guidelines (ICH, EMA, FDA).
  • ability to design and manage pre-clinical studies (GLP and non-GLP) in order to submit them to relevant regulatory authorities, in particular concerning: IND-enabling toxicology studies.
  • ability to actively cooperate with Polish institutions as well as foreign CROs (Contract Research Organisations) in the field of the contracted research.
  • ability to work autonomously and collaborate with multidisciplinary research groups in target and team configuration
  • participation in toxicological processes for innovative molecules will be an asset
  • experience in working for a pharmaceutical company will be an asset


We offer:

  • participation in innovative research projects concerning innovative drugs
  • participation in projects with a pre-clinical research phase aimed at developing new drugs

In addition, we offer:

  • the possibility of working in a young, dynamic, interdisciplinary research team
  • cooperation with renowned research institutions in Poland and worldwide,
  • an opportunity for professional growth and skill improvement
  • a stable work environment
  • an attractive benefits package.


Please send applications containing your CV and cover letter within 14 days from the date of publication of the advertisement, to: [email protected]. Remember to write the name of the position – Toxicologist (Toksykolog) – in the title of the e-mail.


Please be advised that we will be contacting only selected candidates.


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