Boehringer Ingelheim Sr Scientist II / III (Environmental Toxicologist) in DULUTH, Georgia

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.

Position can be located in either Duluth, GA or N. Brunswick, NJ


The Sr Scientist II / III (Environmental Toxicologist) provides scientific expertise to address global environmental regulatory requirements to achieve and maintain product registrations. They will represent Drug Safety and Disposition (DS&D) on cross-functional product development teams. The person in this role is responsible for independently designing, contracting and reporting in silico/in vitro/in vivo toxicology programs and integrating these data into environmental impact assessments (EIAs) and/or human health risk assessments, as applicable. They will support in-line projects and independently prepare technical reviews and position papers to address drug, residue and other safety issues.

The Sr Scientist II / III (Environmental Toxicologist) will represent DS&D in collaborative efforts within Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health (BIAH) and with outside organizations, Regulatory Authorities and international subject matter experts.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the company's success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Determines environmental risk assessment strategy.

  • Functions as in-house consultant and subject matter expert in areas of expertise; assesses and communicates environmental risk.

  • Keeps current with worldwide regulations for assessing environmental impact of veterinary compounds.

  • Presents to regulatory agencies, when needed.

  • Active participant in professional/technical associations.

  • Functions as a Sponsor Representative on environmental toxicology, environmental fate, physical chemical, and other toxicological studies.

  • Develops protocols in collaboration with CROs.

  • Designs environmental fate and effect studies.

  • Conducts or directs all activities in compliance with established regulatory requirements.

  • Evaluates, interprets, reviews and summarizes technical data.

  • Prepares and reviews reports, memos, SOPs and regulatory documents with minimal oversight.

  • Responsible for preparation of EIAs.


  • PhD in toxicology or a related field from an accredited institution required

  • Must have advanced knowledge and extensive practical industrial experience in relevant R&D field, preferable in animal health.

  • Provide applied, mechanistic and regulatory expertise for assessment of environmental fate and effects of chemical and/or pharmaceutical products.

  • Have a proven track record of generating and defending environmental risk assessments.

  • Possess the skills to successfully negotiate regulatory outcomes employing novel technical arguments, across classes of compounds for product defense/registration and environmental risk assessment purposes.

  • Embrace and implement Boehringer Ingelheim core values .

  • Greater than three (>3) years of experience assessing environmental fate and toxicology, including authoring environmental risk/impact assessments.

  • Experience in the development and registration of pharmaceutical or crop science products.

  • Knowledge of worldwide technical guidances for environmental fate and effects testing.

  • Experience in protocol development and study design, data management and processing, analysis and collation to generate environmental risk/impact assessments.

  • Understanding of bench, applied and regulatory toxicology, including human health risk assessment, to support the DS&D team with authorship of technical memos and white papers, monitoring of toxicology, pharmacology, physical chemical and analytical studies, quality control of team protocols, reports and documents.

  • Excellent English verbal, written and presentation skills; Advanced skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint; Familiarity with utilizing environmental modeling software.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighbourhoods where we live and work. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.



Organization: US-Merial, Inc.

Title: Sr Scientist II / III (Environmental Toxicologist)

Location: Americas-United States-GA-Duluth

Requisition ID: 186156