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Toxicologist

Job Requisition ID:  45366

Eastman’s current hiring policy encourages and prefers new hires be fully vaccinated before reporting to work in this role when possible. 

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

Responsibilities

We are seeking an early career candidate (PhD) or an experienced candidate (MS or BS) with knowledge and skills in industrial and regulatory toxicology functions. The candidate would work within the corporate Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs organization in close coordination with business and technology managers, product stewards, and product registration/clearance and hazard communications personnel to support existing products, and development and commercialization of new products.

Responsibilities:
Provide expert toxicology inputs to the innovation R&D team, hazard communication group, product stewardship initiatives, regulatory dossier preparation, customer correspondence and to the external stakeholders.
Contribute and work with business for effective toxicology strategies and to defend existing products and register the new compounds 
Coordinate and oversee Toxicological testing with 3rd party laboratories globally. Experience in end-to end conduct or monitoring of toxicology studies with an exposure to international regulatory guidelines and GLP principles. Experience in eco-toxicology, environmental fate testing and associated Phys-chem testing will be a plus. 
Analyze and interpret test results and perform risk/safety assessments.
Perform computational modeling. 
Support for global chemical registrations such as TSCA, REACH, FIFRA, etc. 
Working knowledge of IUCLID and ability to navigate through SAP is helpful, but not required.  
Collaborate to address toxicology issues for customers and regulatory agencies. 

Qualifications

 Education and Additional Skills:
PhD in Toxicology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Veterinary medicine, Pharmacy, Environmental Health Sciences, or related biological science discipline, with 1 or more years of chemical or industrial toxicology/regulatory toxicology experience field OR a master’s degree with 6 or more years of relevant experience OR a bachelor’s degree with 9 or more years of relevant experience.  New PhD graduates with exceptional records/skills will be considered.  Relevant eco-toxicology experience is plus.
Desired skills for candidates with Master’s or Bachelor’s degrees are listed.  PhD candidates should be an early-career candidate, the skills cited below are not required to apply but experience in them is an advantage.
Knowledge and experience in regulatory and data requirements for global new chemical notification dossiers.
Experience in conducting computation modeling to estimate hazard endpoints.
Proven success in Designing, monitoring and interpreting data from regulatory guideline based toxicological studies (EPA, OECD, etc.) . 
Knowledge of international risk assessment models and ability to perform or work with team members to conduct risk assessments.
Knowledge and expertise in interpretation of toxicology and phys-chem endpoints for applying international hazard classifications (GHS, CLP, IMO, etc.).
Knowledge in emerging toxicological and risk assessment technologies such as high throughput in vitro testing, computational toxicology, exposure modeling, endocrine disruption testing, etc.
Knowledge of environmental toxicology, chemistry and DABT/ERT certification is a plus.

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.


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