DuPont Senior Regulatory Toxicologist in São Paulo, Brazil

Senior Regulatory Toxicologist (Job Number: 201799W-01)


Senior Regulatory Toxicologist (Brazil)

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join our highly motivated Research and Development Team. In response to increasing regulatory demands and the growth of our global plant protection business, we have a vacancy for a Toxicologist within our Global Regulatory Toxicology and Risk (RTR) function. This position will be based at our Corteva office in Alphaville, SP, Brazil.


The successful candidate will operate as a global regulatory toxicologist representing the RTR function on multidisciplinary regulatory project teams responsible for development, registration or re-registration of new and existing crop protection products. This will entail responsibility for individual toxicology studies through to entire 5-year development programmes for new active substances for incorporation into company dossiers for active substances and their products submitted to regulatory agencies worldwide. Numerous opportunities exist for scientific growth within this role including working on cross-active ingredient projects, innovative/alternative toxicity testing approaches and communicating data to a wide variety of audiences. The position will involve close liaison with registration colleagues and technical experts across a wide range of disciplines within Corteva Agriscience, industry associations and national or international regulatory authorities. The successful candidate will also serve as a regional toxicologist within Brazil and Latin America with responsibility for addressing product-specific or other toxicology challenges in these geographies as well as networking and building relationships with key stakeholders.



The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in toxicology or related discipline and, ideally, experience in the agrochemical or a related industry setting although training will be provided if required.

The following skills are integral to the successful fulfillment of this position:

  • Strong scientific background and critical thinking skills coupled with application of scientific principles and exposure data/metrics for use in regulatory sciences and risk assessment

  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership abilities to manage and coordinate multiple projects and chemistries

  • Ability to apply knowledge and experience to creatively address complex risk assessment challenges in a timely and effective manner

  • Strong written and oral communication skills that allow dissemination of complex technical issues in a clear, concise manner to a variety of scientific and non-scientific audiences

  • Keen interest in working in a dynamic, exciting industry and applying scientific information for protection of human health

  • Ability to actively influence new regulatory trends in Brazil and Latin America

  • Fluent (written and oral) in Portuguese and English. Fluency in Spanish is desired.

Primary Location: Latin America-Brazil-São Paulo-Barueri

Organization: Crop Protection

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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