Principal Scientist-clinical Studies & Claims, Topeka

Last update 2023-12-11
Expires 2024-01-11
ID #1922288159
Principal Scientist-clinical Studies & Claims, Topeka
United States, Kansas, Topeka,
Modified November 13, 2023


Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country 155376 - Topeka, Kansas, United States Who We Are Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition. We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health. If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team As a Principal Scientist in Clinical Nutrition & Claims at Hill's, you'll be a key driver in elevating our commitment to exceptional pet nutrition and product quality. Your core responsibility involves offering indispensable nutrition expertise to support Hill's initiatives, with a special emphasis on clinical nutrition, claims, and clinical studies. Your pivotal role aligns with our central business strategy, which revolves around achieving excellence in clinical nutrition to benefit pets and earn the trust of veterinarians. This position demands extensive qualifications in veterinary medicine, veterinary nutrition, and clinical research, and you will significantly influence the future of pet nutrition. Ideal for seasoned researchers with a strong publication record and a deep understanding of companion animal nutrition and leading a team with diverse backgrounds and consensus building experiences. Responsilbities: Play a pivotal role in mentoring and developing scientists within the organization. Foster a collaborative and innovative research environment, nurturing the next generation of scientific talent Manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring adherence to timelines, efficient resource allocation, and accountability for deliverables. Apply your profound nutrition expertise and innovative mindset to drive the development of groundbreaking nutrition claims relevant to pet owners, pet parents, and veterinarians. Ensure Hill's products align with our core nutrition philosophy. Integrate scientific findings into actionable product applications, global nutrition standards, claims, and clinical study design. Develop and maintain strong, constructive relationships across the business. Collaborate regularly with Hill's research and development scientists, Regulatory, Legal, Professional Veterinary Affairs, and Hill's Marketing leaders to provide nutrition input and guidance, and assist in claims development. Leverage your 5 years of clinical practice experience in companion animal case management to inform research and development efforts. Apply your deep understanding of companion animal physiology and pathology to address nutritional needs and challenges in this field. Apply your proficiency in data analysis methods relevant to clinical nutrition research to derive meaningful insights. Ensure compliance with global regulatory standards related to pet nutrition, including FEDIAF and AAFCO regulations. Required Education & Experience: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree with a Ph.D. in Veterinary Nutrition, Companion Animal Nutrition, or a closely related discipline. A minimum of 5 years of experience in clinical research and publication, demonstrating a seasoned researcher (not suitable for recent graduates or individuals at the junior scientist level). 5 years of clinical practice experience in companion animal case management preferred. Proven experience in companion animal physiology and pathology, with a deep understanding of the nutritional needs and challenges in this field. Extensive background in clinical research with a track record of publications in reputable scientific journals, demonstrating a strong focus on research and contribution to the field. Substantial experience in mentoring and developing scientists, fostering a collaborative and innovative research environment. Proficiency in data analysis methods relevant to clinical nutrition research. Preferred Education & Experience: Specialization in companion animal nutrition during the Ph.D. program. A solid grasp of global regulatory standards related to pet nutrition, including FEDIAF (European Pet Food Industry Federation) and AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) regulations. Compensation and Benefits Salary Range $ - $ USD Pay is based on multiple non-discriminatory, individualized factors including but not limited to experience, job-related knowledge and education, skills and office/market location. In addition to base salary, salaried employees are eligible for annual discretionary bonuses, profit-sharing and, for Executive-level (salary grade 16 and above) roles only, long-term incentives in the form of Restricted Stock Units and/or Stock Options. Subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable benefits plans then in effect, all salaried employees are also eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes: Insurance: Employees (and their eligible dependents) are eligible to participate in Company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Disability insurance plans. Retirement Plans: Employees are eligible to enroll in Colgate's 401(k) plan, which provides for company matching contributions subject to eligibility requirements Vacation/PTO: Employees receive a minimum of 15 days of vacation/PTO leave annually Paid Holidays: Employees receive a minimum of 13 paid/floating holidays annually Paid Sick Leave: Based on location and consistent with applicable state and local law, employees receive a minimum of 40 hours of paid sick leave on January 1st of each year Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees may take up to eight weeks of paid parental leave and 12 weeks of unpaid leave (varies for employees with fewer than 12 months of service and is subject to hours worked requirements) Our Commitment to Sustainability With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy. Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way. Equal Opportunity Employer Employer Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation. For additional Colgate terms and conditions, please click here ( LI-Hybrid

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Principal scientist-clinical studies & claims

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