Aulnay-sous-Bois, Île-de-France
Research & Innovation
Full - Time
24-Oct-2022


For more than 100 years, L'Oréal has operated on the premise that beauty needs science. In a world now transformed by digital acceleration and the emergence of new scientific fields, we are confident in our ability to transform these new opportunities into disruptive innovations, closely linked to the new expectations of consumers worldwide. Science and technology enable us to invent safe, reliable, sustainable and responsible beauty products and experiences that will change people's lives.



L'Oréal R&I has continued to invest in its research with a very high level of ambition. Our 3,800 R&I employees are talented & highly skilled, based around the world in our major markets, collaborative & open to the world.


Within the ADME and Active Delivery Group, the study of the dermal ADME parameters of our ingredients is a key area of activity for the evaluation of the safety and the performance of our products.

We are looking for a research scientist to work on the PBPK activity under the coordination of the Project Leader. The position is available from January 2022 in Aulnay-Sous-Bois (93) for a period of 8 months.




  • Ensure the follow-up of the PBK component of L'Oréal's commitments within Cosmetic Europe for the development of new generation methods for human health risk assessment.
  • Conceptualise approaches for assessing substance similarity in the context of ADME.
  • Maintain internal monitoring of PBK projects.
  • Work in project mode and establish partnerships with other laboratories internally and externally.
  • Lead the selection and evaluation of CROs, review of study proposals, oversee the delivery and evaluation of results.



  • A PhD/PhD and post-doctoral experience
  • A sound understanding of the main physico-chemical properties that influence ADME
  • Some knowledge of Python coding and Bayesian statistics would be a plus



      • Strong team player with good interpersonal and intercultural skills
      • Rigorous, dynamic, and flexible
      • Good organisational skills and self-reliance
      • Curious and open-minded
      • Fluent in both written and spoken English




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