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Regulatory Toxicology Team Leader (Principal Toxicologist I)


Job Field: OCSE - Occupational Safety & Environmental
Location: Research Triangle Park, NC, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1703942

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens… We are looking for a motivated Team Leader of Regulatory Toxicology to join our Agricultural Products Division based out of our Research and Development (R&D) facility in Research Triangle Park, NC. Regulatory Toxicology Team Leader (Principal Toxicologist I) (1703942) – Research Triangle Park, NC As a Team Leader in Regulatory Toxicology you will be responsible for leading a team of toxicology professionals that provide expert support in the development and maintenance of our product portfolio. This team is part of a multinational toxicology community at BASF. Global interactions and alignment are a regular part of the planning and technical exchange. Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Manage team resources and workload
  • Assign product responsibilities to staff
  • Manage budgets
  • Lead regulatory toxicology team in support of new active ingredient development and life cycle management products.
  • Participate on industry task forces to address key issues important to the agricultural business of BASF

As Team Leader in Regulatory Toxicology, your Leadership Core responsibilities will include…

  • Coach and develop team members to reach their full potential
  • Support development assignments and movement of talent across units
  • Motivate and challenge to drive high performance
  • Commit to "hiring the best" internally and externally
  • Create an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity
  • Execute performance and career development discussions
  • Role model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement BASF's strategy
  • Establish and support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventable

For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select: BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You… Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry. The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. BASFRS

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Leadership Expectations: As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable. Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

  • PhD in Toxicology with 10+ years of Regulatory Toxicology experience – OR - MS with 15+ years of experience in same
  • 5+ years of experience specifically within Pesticide Regulatory Toxicology
  • Demonstrated Project Management skills
  • Demonstrated Negotiation skills
  • Good people and communication skills

We Also Look For…

  • Experience leading small teams
  • Experience with global regulatory agencies
  • Key contacts within industry, regulatory agencies, and academia

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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