Career opportunities in regulatory toxicology are diverse and plentiful. Private and publicly held companies, state and federal government agencies, trade associations, and academic institutions hire regulatory toxicologists from entry level to those with many years of experience. When seeking a career opportunity in regulatory toxicology it is important to network with other regulatory toxicologists to understand necessary skills and options. By joining a professional society such as SOT, one can access a wide network of people working in the regulatory toxicology field. The Society has several Specialty Sections whose members are involved in this type of work, including the Risk Assessment Specialty Section and the Regulatory and Safety Evaluation Specialty Section, among others.
These sources provide additional information about career opportunities in regulatory toxicology:
- SOT Education and Career Development Resources 2013: Regulatory Science and Risk Assessment: Lessons for Early-Career Scientists on What to Expect and How to Pursue This Career Path
- SOT Education and Career Development Resources 2015: 2015—What Toxicologist Do You Wanna Be? The Role of Toxicologists across Diverse Organizations
- SOT Job Bank: Listing of available jobs for toxicologists.
- SOT Career Development Webinar 2014: Careers in Risk Assessment: Early Career Scientist