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Head of Laboratory Genetic Toxicology (f/m/d)

Full Time
Berlin, Deutschland
Experienced Professional
October 04, 2022

The Nuvisan Group is an internationally successful, independent contract research organization (Science CRO) that conducts drug studies for international drug manufacturers, generic drug manufacturers and biotech companies. With bioanalysis, biopharmacy, pharmaceutical analysis, stability testing as well as the manufacturing and packaging of test samples, all areas of clinical drug development are offered from a single source. In the Nuvisan Group, founded in 1979, around 1000 highly qualified employees carry out analyzes and studies on behalf of the pharmaceutical industry throughout Europe.

The Nuvisan Innovation Campus Berlin (ICB) focuses on early drug discovery and research. Located in the heart of Berlin, you will work in an international and diverse team of experts on the hunt for small molecule active ingredients.

We believe in advancing health through science. Become part of an enthusiastic international team with a shared vision for the future. We are not only looking for the best active ingredients, but also for the best colleagues.


  • Assessment of drug candidates, impurities, metabolites or chemicals for their mutagenic and/or genotoxic potential in the toxicology department of the Innovation Campus Berlin
  • Constantly looking for new ways to improve performance of investigations for genetic toxicity, which are mandatory for drug candidates as study director and coordinator of experimental activities in a competitive business environment
  • Development of new screening strategies and innovative techniques in genotoxicity testing for different projects and customers
  • Inspired leader of a genetic toxicology laboratory with 4 empowered lab technicians
  • Continuously improving research support for drug discovery and drug development under consideration of national and international guidelines (e.g. AMG, OECD, CHMP, ICH)
  • Establish and maintain efficient work relationships and good contact with research teams in the company as well as with new and existing customers


  • Toxicologist with a PhD in Life Science or related fields
  • Profound knowledge and several years of practical experience in genetic toxicology (preferably in drug discovery and drug development)
  • Understanding of applicable regulations, quality management and GLP
  • Proven leadership experience and the ability to lead, motivate and empower a lab team
  • Expertise in use of in silico tools and statistics
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong customer-oriented mindset and cross-cultural competences
  • Team player with excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Fluent in German and English


  • Permanent employment contract and an attractive salary package including a variable bonus payment
  • Flexible working hours including a modern workplace and the option of working from home (mobile working)
  • 30 days holiday per year
  • Employer-funded pension
  • Extensive health prevention offers
  • Comprehensive induction and individual training and development
  • BVG job ticket and free parking spaces directly on-site
  • A dynamic, future-oriented and employee-oriented company, with room for growth and your own ideas
  • Interdisciplinary, agile teams with flat hierarchies
  • Work on products and services with high social impact

As Nuvisan, we value diversity, promote equality and stand up against discrimination. We strive to create an inclusive work environment where everyone feels comfortable, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or ethnicity. We treat every applicant with the same respect and appreciation.

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