Shanghai, SH, CN

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.



What role you will play in our team


We are looking for an (environmental) toxicologist to join our ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences Inc. (EMBSI) team in Shanghai. As a member of the EMBSI team, you will work alongside scientists and engineers around the globe to understand, research, and develop health, environmental and product safety solutions for ExxonMobil and the communities we serve.  


What you will do


  • Providing strategic guidance in all aspects of (environmental) toxicology evaluations and chemical risk assessment to facilitate internal and external compliance
  • Actively collaborating with interdisciplinary teams to envision and advance the methodologies needed to evaluate the next generation of ExxonMobil products and technologies
  • Leading technical initiatives within professional organizations and trade associations to advance contemporary risk assessment methodologies and identify novel applications
  • Advancing the scientific dialogue through presentations at technical conferences and publications in the peer reviewed literature
  • Displaying an interest and capacity to continuously grow as an expert and leader

About you


  • PhD in Environmental Sciences or Toxicology, preferably in the field ecotoxicology
  • Experience in the planning, design and critical interpretation of (eco)toxicology studies
  • Excellent foundation in hazard identification and risk assessment principles.
  • Familiarity with industry toxicity testing standards (e.g. OECD Test Guidelines) and global chemical regulations
  • Familiarity with computational tools and new approach methodologies to characterize chemical risks
  • Excellent project management and communication skills (written and oral), including an ability to communicate toxicological data and methodologies to non-scientists
  • Ability to work independently, embrace change, and collaborate with individuals with diverse backgrounds and scientific disciplines
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, influence and collaborate with other scientists to produce impactful work products
  • A passion for advancing the discipline of environmental toxicology
  • Ability to accommodate periodic domestic and international travel
  • Experienced hires encouraged to apply

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EEO Statement


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.



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