Senior Principal Scientist Toxicologic Pathology


Take advantage of your scientific expertise and work experience and apply it to key challenges in the drug development process. Contribute actively to the success of new therapeutics to help improve the quality of human life.
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

  • You contribute your profound and broad toxicologic pathology expertise to the preclinical development of drug candidates.
  • You guide troubleshooting with classical methods and innovative strategies in case of unexpected study results.
  • Additionally, you act as study pathologist and perform peer reviews of in-house studies and studies performed at CROs.
  • You assume delegated responsibility for histopathology peer review and study report review of carcinogenicity studies.
  • As expert, you ensure training and counseling of other colleagues within the group.
  • You contribute to interdisciplinary non-clinical developmental projects and to phase-transition and regulatory submission documents.
  • Furthermore, you establish and maintain a network with other company 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
  • Long-standing work experience in Toxicologic Pathology in a GLP environment, including carcinogenicity studies, following board certification
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant regulatory standards in toxicology and related fields of drug development
  • Experience in non-clinical development projects highly desirable
  • Strong scientific interest and analytical capacity, target- and strategy-oriented work attitude
  • Willing to accept new challenges, flexible in mind, autonomous and reliable
  • 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: First virtual meeting scheduled starting in mid-August
Step 3: First 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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