Principal Scientist Toxicologic Pathology


Are you looking to apply your scientific expertise and enhance your experience as Toxicologic Pathologist? Are you agile, self-motivated and responsible with a pro-active mindset?
Boehringer Ingelheim is a globally leading and family-owned pharmaceutical company with a substantial commitment to innovative Research and Development. The campus in Biberach an der Riss is Boehringer Ingelheim’s most significant R&D site for human pharmaceuticals. It is located in Southern Germany, not far from the Alps, the Lake of Constance, Stuttgart and Munich. 
The position is available within the Pathology Group of our Nonclinical Drug Safety Department in Biberach and offers a broad range of challenging tasks, assisting the Group Manager, with focus on the following areas:

Tasks & responsibilities

  • In your new role, you act as study pathologist on early exploratory and regulatory toxicity studies to include input on study design, contribution of gross and microscopic evaluation and integrated reporting.
  • You perform peer reviews of in-house studies and studies performed at CROs.
  • Furthermore, you provide technical guidance to pathology laboratory personnel in compliance with GLP, company safety and regulatory guidelines.
  • With your scientific expertise, you develop new technologies and strategies, which help to elucidate mechanisms of toxicity.
  • You contribute to interdisciplinary developmental projects and to phase-transition and regulatory submission documents.
  • You also establish and maintain a network with other Boehringer Ingelheim sites, academia and industry in order to achieve optimum investigative strategies and scientific results within the preclinical development process.


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, a PhD is a plus
  • Board certified ECVP or ACVP or equivalent
  • Several years of work experience in Toxicologic Pathology in a GLP environment is preferred
  • Scientific and technical experience in special pathology techniques (e.g. immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, AI) is a plus
  • Strong scientific interest and analytical capacity, target- and strategy-oriented work attitude
  • Open-minded personality and strong team player
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English, written and verbally



Please contact our HR Direct Team, Tel: +49 (0) 6132 77-3330.
Recruitment process:
Step 1: Online application - application deadline is 15.10.2023
Step 2: Virtual meeting scheduled starting in mid-August
Step 3: On-site interviews beginning of end of August


Please include the following documents when applying for this position: CV, Cover letter
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