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Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Brunswick, NJ—Principal Veterinary Clinical Pathologist

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Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: New Brunswick, NJ
Job Title: Principal Veterinary Clinical Pathologist

Overview:

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.

Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

Experienced Drug Safety Clinical Pathologist:

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) is looking for an experienced clinical pathologist with the knowledge and skills to interpret and report on clinical pathology data from regulatory toxicology studies, provide scientific management for the clinical pathology laboratory, be a leader in bringing new biomarker assays into the organization and in providing clinical pathology expertise to project teams and investigative response teams.

This is an opportunity to join an expanding company and contribute meaningfully as a team member to drug development and research in a large biopharma. In addition to interpretation and assessment of material from toxicology studies, additional opportunities for this role include membership of Investigative Response Teams (IRT’s), Biomarker development, and close interaction and collaboration with Immuno-toxicology and Discovery scientists. Collaboration with our Discovery clinical pathologist is encouraged.

Important Job Responsibilities:

  • Scientific management of the Clinical Pathology group in New Brunswick, NJ (1 supervisor and 4 medical technologists).
  • Ensure compliance with Good Laboratory Practice and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Interpret and investigate the significance of results of clinical pathology data from toxicology studies.
  • Generates clinical pathology reports that accurately and completely reflect the data collected and the significance of the data to drug registration and safety.
  • Continuously evaluate and apply, where appropriate, new scientific methodology in order to maintain scientific excellence, to meet research and drug-registration needs, and to resolve toxicity-based issues.
  • External contributions via presentations at scientific meetings, active membership of professional bodies and publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals are encouraged.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (DVM, or equivalent), with knowledge of clinical pathology, toxicology and related disciplines (e.g., metabolism and pharmacokinetics).
  • Board certification in clinical pathology (ACVP or equivalent) preferred.
  • Preferably 5 years or more experience of clinical pathology in industry and/or academia.
  • Effective written and oral communication, especially as they pertain to writing clear, accurate and concise reports for regulatory dossiers and submissions.
  • Ability to interpret and apply available data to assess relative risk or hazard to humans.
  • Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures, Good Laboratory Practice Procedures, US and worldwide regulatory requirements and the drug development process.

Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Apply online.

WuXi AppTec, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN—Veterinary Pathologist

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Company: WuXi AppTec
Location: Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN
Job Title: Veterinary Pathologist

WuXi AppTec Pathologists contribute to a wide range of critical activities within Biocompatibility, Safety, and Toxicology Testing including but not limited to study evaluation for safety, toxicology, biocompatibility, and combined biocompatibility / toxicology studies for the medical device industry and pharmacology industries.

Responsibilities:

Reads and analyzes slides.

Provides data to Study Directors for client reports.

Provides support and subject expertise to the necropsy and histology staff.

Writes pathology reports.

Provide consultation to Study Directors on studies.

Communicate with sponsors to answer questions and discuss results regarding the pathology report.

Assistant facility veterinarian.

Evaluate pathology slides microscopically from animals that were found dead or euthanized due to morbidity to try to determine the cause of death or illness.

Communicate findings of early animal deaths to the In-Life staff and Facility Veterinarian.

Develop continuing education seminars for the staff.

Assist in bringing new technology to the pathology department.

Ability to work in a team environment and independently, as required.

Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals.

Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.

Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices.

Other duties as assigned.

May be required to assist in other departments.

Qualifications

Experience / Education:

  • DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) or equivalent.
  • ACVP or ECVP Board eligibility or ACVP or ECVP Board Certification.
  • State Veterinary License (State of Minnesota or other State).
  • Completion of Veterinary Anatomic Pathology Residency Program.
  • Experience in toxicological pathology, implant pathology and biocompatibility testing and knowledge of regulatory requirements is desirable.
  • Minimum 1 year of post residency preferred.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Need to be able to read, write and understand English.
  • Adaptability, flexibility and ability to manage changing priorities.
  • Self-responsibility and independence, while at the same time being a team player.

Apply online.

Battelle, Columbus, OH—Veterinary Clinical Pathologist

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Company: Battelle
Location: Columbus, OH
Job Title: Veterinary Clinical Pathologist

The successful candidate will provide: clinical pathology interpretation of results, oversight of clinical pathology laboratories, and responsible for ensuring continued regulatory compliance and validation of clinical pathology instrumentation in an evolving clinical pathology department. The department has primary focus in the evaluation and reporting of clinical pathology data generated from a variety of standard and non-standard laboratory species from non-clinical safety/efficacy studies.

Responsibilities

Major Responsibilities:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).
  • Board Eligible under the ACVP board certification in clinical pathology.
  • Experienced in interpretation of hematologic, biochemistry, cytology, urine and coagulation data in laboratory animals (e.g. rodents, dogs, NHP) and experienced with specimen evaluation from bone marrow, secretions, bodily fluids, urine sediment, bronchoalveolar lavage, cavity effusions, and FNA.
  • Excellent knowledge in the principles of pathophysiology and disease and able to produce Contributing Scientist Reports.
  • Individual must be able to perform research with minimum of direction and is responsible for completing projects within time and budget constraints.
  • Collaboration with discovery and regulatory scientists and benchmarking/implementing state of the art clinical pathology technologies.
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance/DoD.
  • Must be willing to work in a biosafety level 2 (BSL2) and/or 3 (BSL3) environment and able to wear appropriate respiratory protection.
  • Must be willing to be immunized with licensed and FDA approved vaccines and medications recommended for persons at risk to occupational exposure of biological agents.
  • Must be willing to participate in periodic drug screening.

Additional requirements may be requested at a future date:

  • Ability to obtain/maintain enrollment in applicable personnel reliability programs. Enrollment requires the ability to pass commercial and/or federal background investigations.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain DoJ Security Risk Assessment (SRA) approval.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain CDC Select Agent Program approval.

The Following Is Desired:

  • Current DACVP board certification.
  • Experience (clinical and/or anatomic pathology) with the national Toxicology Program (NTP) is a plus.
  • DVM plus PhD preferred.

Apply online.

Battelle, Columbus, OH—Pathology, Director

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Company: Battelle
Location: Columbus, OH
Job Title: Pathology, Director

The Pathology Manager is responsible for safe operations within the anatomic and clinical pathology laboratory sections and has overall responsibility, authority, and accountability for the management of technical lab sections (necropsy, histology, histopathology, and clinical pathology). The individual will serve as a leader in the toxicology organization and oversee 40–100 staff ranging from technicians to board certified veterinary pathologists and supervisors who support three separate sites within Battelle, as well as interact with principal investigators, program managers, members of project teams and other departments. The Pathology Manager will manage activities of the laboratory to include administrative tasks, meeting financial objectives, meeting study milestones, and training, coordinating activities between the laboratory and other groups within and external to the pathology department.

Responsibilities

Major Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a strategic advisor to senior level management.
  • Creates and develops networks with key decision makers, current clients and potential clients.
  • Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs.
  • Ensures Battelle’s staff, facilities, and capabilities are commiserate with the scientific, regulatory, and quality requirements of clients.
  • Develops and implements strategic, operational and scientific plans.
  • Defines new business areas of scientific development and contributes to the business decisions to grow Battelle’s overall capabilities.
  • Performs costing for anatomic and clinical pathology tasks, monitoring financial status reports, documenting and off-normal events and scope variations.
  • Ensures necropsy, histology and histopathology processes are completed in compliance with GLP’s, and SOP’s.
  • Assigns staff workload and project assignments to ensure appropriate levels and skills are available to meet deadlines and client needs.
  • Manages human resource activities including recruiting and hiring, performance management, and coaching opportunities for career development.
  • Manages non-staff resources, including laboratories, instruments, procedures, and equipment.
  • Submits capital equipment requests, required documentation for procurement, reviews bids, selects best bid based on technical evaluation and value.
  • Implements, executes and communicates the policies and strategic direction of senior leadership.
  • Reviews and responds to audits from internal and external clients.
  • Reviews and approves proposals, reports, plans, and papers that go outside the Group.
  • Performs routine safety walk-through observations and provides necessary equipment to for staff to do their job safely.

The Following Is Required:

  • A DVM degree and over 5 years’ applicable experience working in anatomic pathology in a CRO including team lead/supervisory experience.
  • Directly relevant experience with anatomic and clinical pathology tasks and their execution in a CRO, Pharmaceutical or Government setting.
  • Consistent record of impactful performance and documented accomplishments in advancing pathology and image analysis, impacting business and operational processes, and personnel management.
  • Demonstrated communication skills to effectively interact with top management internally and with client organizations, subcontractors, consultants, staff and across multiple departments (i.e. Toxicology, Pharmacology, Inhalation).
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization across multiple departments (i.e. Safety Assessment, Inhalation, and Laboratory Animal Resources)
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of US FDA, US EPA, and OECD Good Laboratory Practice regulations.
  • customer service focus and history of successful client interactions.

The Following Is Desired:

  • ACVP (American College of Veterinary Pathologists) Board certified
  • 5+ Years Management experience.

Apply online.

WuXi AppTec, Plainsboro, NJ—Pathologist

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Company: WuXi AppTec
Location: Plainsboro, NJ
Job Title: Pathologist

WuXi AppTec Senior Pathologists contribute to a wide range of critical activities within Toxicology, Safety, and Biocompatibility. Testing including but not limited to study evaluation for nonclinical studies spanning all phases of drug development for pharmaceutical industries. This position has the flexibility to be based in Plainsboro, NJ or Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:

  • As a study pathologist, attend all key activities of preclinical studies regarding pathology, perform macroscopic and microscopic examination, evaluate pathological data and write comprehensive pathology report
  • Communicate with sponsors to answer questions and discuss results regarding the pathology report.
  • Provide consultation to Study Directors on studies.
  • Function as a Peer review pathologist, take part in pathology peer review as SOP and protocol required
  • Function as a Principle Investigator, responsible for pathology-related activities
  • Ensure the compliance of various GLPs, comply protocol and SOPs during study activities
  • Conduct planned, long-term education and training for junior pathologists
  • Responsible for conducting toxicology and medical device studies in compliance with GLP/CNAS
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Experience / Education:

  • DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) or equivalent
  • ACVP Board Certification
  • 1–3 year (s) of toxicological pathology experiences in the CRO or pharmaceutical industry

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Need to be able to read, write and understand English.
  • Adaptability, flexibility and ability to manage changing priorities.
  • Self-responsibility and independence, while at the same time being a team player.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in an office environment with minimal noise conditions.
  • Must not have animal allergies to applicable species in this facility.
  • Must be able to wear appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Ability to stand /Sit/walk for long periods of time.
  • Clarity of vision.
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management.

Please visit the link to apply online.

Southern Research, Birmingham, AL—Associate Director, Toxicologic Veterinary Pathology

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Company: Southern Research
Location: Birmingham, AL
Job Title: Associate Director, Toxicologic Veterinary Pathology

This position is responsible for leading and managing a department of professional and technical employees. Incumbent will prepare labor, material, and capital equipment budgets, and manage allocated resources with an aim towards growth, quality, and customer service. Works closely with other functional areas to ensure that appropriate resources are available to support the overall department efforts (i.e., Finance, Business Development, Human Resources, Safety, and Facilities). Incumbent will develop a highly efficient, profitable, and quality oriented team, while providing subordinates with opportunities for professional growth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing operational direction for department activities.
  • May establish and implement strategy and objectives to position scale services within the department for growth.
  • Responsible for the effective operation of department activities that have an impact on the organization.
  • Accountable contributing to department revenue generation. May oversee the preparation and review of proposals submitted to clients; interact with existing clients to monitor work progress on active grants / contracts to ensure profitability. Develop new client relationships.
  • Ensures effective management through implementation and observation of programs or processes to include relevant compliance considerations, including but not limited to safety, GLP, CDC, and DHS.
  • Creates the work culture that values teamwork and holds people accountable.
  • May be asked to serve on internal ad hoc committees as well as external review committees.
  • Perform other duties as may be required by senior level management.

Position Specific Responsibilities:

  • This position will manage Pathologists, Supervisors for Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Technicians.
  • Participate in providing Pathology services by attending necropsies as required, evaluating tissues microscopically, reviewing and interpreting pathology data, and writing Contributing Scientist Reports.
  • Provide veterinary care assistance as needed
  • Provides technical and scientific guidance to other groups regarding pathology and interacts with clients to discuss progress of studies and to develop client specific protocols.
  • Primary customer interface for the department to generate cost estimates and proposals, negotiate terms and conditions of contractual relationships.
  • Oversees the implementation of projects to ensure project meets time, quality, and cost objectives. Will frequently use independent judgment to make decisions and must exercise a high level of confidentiality to disseminate sensitive information. Demonstrated organizational abilities.
  • Manages departmental staff to include hiring, training, advancing, appraising, motivating, disciplining, and assuring healthy and safe working conditions of staff members. Works with HR partner to implement HR processes and other administrative responsibilities associated with the direct supervision of professional and technical resources of the functional Group whilst adhering to Core Organizational Behaviors.
  • Responsible for budget development and monitoring; ensures the appropriateness of time and materials charges to projects and manage the integration and timely support provided by these groups to other groups.
  • Retain currency in field of specialization by staying abreast of changes, both internal and external, which affect the operation of the group.
  • Implements and observes appropriate safety and study requirements by reading, understanding, and following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) requirements, and study protocols.
  • Monitors laboratory quality control and consults with others on technical and quality control issues.
  • Implements and observes appropriate safety and health practices including personal protective equipment (PPE) and safe laboratory practices.
  • Perform other duties as may be required by senior level management.

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • DVM, PhD plus 10+ years prior experience managing projects (DACVP preferred)
  • Must possess ability to interact and communicate effectively with staff members, other Institute personnel, clients, and customers
  • Project management experience and prior experience with resource allocation.
  • Knowledge of business acumen and practices; ability to understand and apply cost and financial accounting concepts.
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Please visit the link to apply online.

F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Basel, Switzerland—Roche Postdoc Fellowship (RPF) in Computational Pathology (24 months)

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Company: F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Job Title: Roche Postdoc Fellowship (RPF) in Computational Pathology (24 months)

At Roche, 80,000 people across 150 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity, and on seeing each other’s differences as an advantage. To innovate healthcare, Roche has ambitious plans to keep learning and growing – and is seeking people who have the same goals for themselves.

At Roche, we believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives and we are fearless in both decision and action. And we believe that good business means a better world.

That is why we come to work every single day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigour, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow.

The Position:

As a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Global Pathology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, you will focus on a research project on digital and computational pathology with a focus on toxicologic pathology. Technologies and workflows for digital pathology will be assessed, with the goal of implementing digital slide evaluation of toxicology studies, with integration of digital slide review into an end-to-end digital lab workflow including scanning, slide sharing, annotation and machine learning/image analysis.

The Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Veterinärmedizin, Institut für Tierpathologie is Roche’s academic partner for this Postdoctoral Fellowship. The partnership with academia is an important aspect of our approach.

In this position you will:

  • Compare efficiency and precision of digital vs. glass slide review
  • Implement a high throughput digital slide review workflow, with focus on developing best practices
  • Investigate possibilities for machine learning as a complement to pathologist slide evaluation
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team of veterinary pathologists, biologists and imaging specialists

This position is sponsored by the Roche Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and is initially set for two years, extension for a third year is possible. You will be based in Basel, with stays at our academic partner in Berlin.

You are a veterinarian with a postgraduate scientific degree in the field of pathology (PhD or Dr.med.vet. with subsequent postdoctoral experience) and hold an international postgraduate qualification in pathology (DiplECVP, DiplACVP), or are eligible to sit the relevant exams.

You also have experience and expertise in the following:

  • Digital Pathology/Image Analysis
  • Toxicologic pathology experience is a benefit
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

You have very good interpersonal and communication skills, are able to build good working relationships, and are an outstanding teammate. Your experience and investigative attitude allow you to work independently, to design, perform, and interpret experiments, and to embark on new scientific methodologies.

When does it start?
The start date of this fellowship is 1st November, or on availability. Please clearly indicate your preferred starting date on your motivation letter.
All applications always need to include a CV, motivation letter, a publication list and a certificate of your veterinary degree, and, if available, your PhD.

Do you know what Roche stands for? Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

If you still have questions, then please check our FAQs and videos on careers.roche.ch/faq

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

Please visit the link to apply online.

National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland—Staff Scientist, Investigative Veterinary Pathologist

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Company: National Cancer Institute
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Job Title: Staff Scientist – Investigative Veterinary Pathologist

Overview:

The National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research has an opening for a veterinary pathologist in the Molecular Pathology Unit, Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics. This career position within the National Cancer Institute Intramural Research Program combines many exciting aspects of an academic appointment, with its focus on research, training and education, within the resource intensive environment of the nation’s medical research agency.

The Staff Scientist will have responsibilities for (including but not limited to):

  • Conduct research investigations and animal model validation;
  • Develop and apply capabilities in molecular diagnostics and digital pathology;
  • Educational responsibilities in training veterinary pathologists and others as comparative biomedical scientists.

Educational responsibilities:

  • Assist in the administration of a PhD-granting Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program (CBSTP), an NCI-administered NIH Graduate Partnership Program;
  • Recruit, train, and mentor trainees for CBSTP graduate PhD as well as veterinary student summer internships;
  • Mentor veterinarians for pathology board certification.

Qualification:

The successful candidate must have a D.V.M. degree or US equivalent, formal mentored postdoctoral/graduate training in pathology and research, experience with training responsibilities, and evidence of scientific research productivity sufficient to carry out the duties and responsibilities. Candidates with a Ph.D. degree, nationally/internationally recognized board certification in veterinary pathology, and experience as an employed pathologist with evidence of leadership and mentorship abilities are preferred. National pathology board certification would be required within a maximum of two years from entry on to duty, if not already held. Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and an ability to work cohesively in a team environment are essential.

Additional information:

Additional information about the CBSTP and the Molecular Pathology Unit is available at nih-cbstp.nci.nih.gov

The staff scientist will possess and continually enhance their professional capabilities and reputation commensurate with those of modern pathologists. The position does not include required diagnostic service pathology responsibility, although opportunity for diagnostic pathology case exposure exists.

How to apply:

Employment is through an NIH Title 42 appointment mechanism with complete constellation of full-time federal employee benefits, including relocation. Compensation commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin December 4, 2019 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Direct inquiries to Mark Simpson, D.V.M., Ph.D., Diplomate, ACVP, c/o Yvonne Jackson, Program Analyst, by email or by telephone at ncimolpathol@mail.nih.gov (240) 760-6840. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, bibliography, statement including relevant background, experience and motivation for seeking the position, and provide complete names and contact information for a minimum of 3 professional references, c/o Ms. Yvonne Jackson, Program Analyst, NIH building 37, room 2007, 9000 Rockville Pike, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda MD 20892; Yvonne.jackson2@nih.gov.

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Seventh Wave Laboratories, LLC - BASi, Maryland Heights, MO—Senior Pathologist

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Company: Seventh Wave Laboratories, LLC - BASi
Location: Maryland Heights, MO
Job Title: Senior Pathologist

Seventh Wave is a consultant-based, contract research lab that provides integrated services for discovery and preclinical drug development. Seventh Wave offers a unique alternative by integrating nonclinical disciplines in pharmacology, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics, toxicology, and pathology in order to provide robust nonclinical evaluations of drug efficacy, safety, systemic exposure, and metabolism.

We are currently looking for a Senior/Principal Pathologist experienced with toxicology and drug development and with a passion for science and quality. Pathologists at Seventh Wave serve as technical experts and consultants in pathology and related fields. We work in a collaborative environment on projects throughout the discovery and development continuum. The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of toxicological pathology across multiple species as well as an in-depth knowledge in a specialty area or organ system. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interpret and report pathology findings in exploratory and regulatory studies including correlating microscopic findings to macroscopic observations, organ weight changes, and clinical pathology data 
  • Conduct pathology peer reviews
  • Evaluate efficacy studies or animal models of disease
  • Maintain a current knowledge of pathology literature, best practices, and industry directions

Additional Responsibilities may include:

  • Providing pathology expertise for regulatory submissions and regulatory responses
  • Mentoring and providing senior-level guidance to less experienced pathologists
  • Consulting in toxicology and/or pathology
  • Demonstrating scientific leadership through participation in professional organizations, presentations, and publications

Qualifications:

  • DVM and Diplomate of ACVP (anatomic pathology) or equivalent qualification
  • Industrial experience (3+ years)
  • Experience interpreting and reporting pathology findings for regulated (GLP) studies, preferably in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company or a CRO conducting studies for pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies
  • Strong, effective written and oral communication skills including the ability to organize and clearly present complex data and concepts
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple projects, demonstrate consistent productivity, and meet project timelines
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Remote location (work from home office) is possible

Salary and Benefits:

Seventh Wave offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health and dental insurance, a 401(k) plan, disability insurance, and life insurance. 

For more information please contact Dr. Stewart Jacobson, Vice President of Pathology Services at sjacobson@7thwavelabs.com.

Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corp, West Point, PA—Principal Scientist

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Company: Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corp
Location: West Point, PA
Job Title: Principal Scientist

Please visit the link to review the complete job description and to apply online.

Our Company is a leading global biopharmaceutical company with a 125-year history of Inventing for Life with an inspiring mission to make discoveries that positively impact global healthcare. Our success is driven by putting patients first, operating with the highest integrity, and committing fully to our vision to make a difference in the lives of people globally. With our diverse pipeline of vaccines, biologics, small molecules, and newer modalities, we are at the forefront of research to advance the prevention and treatment of diseases such as cancer, cardiometabolic diseases, Alzheimer’s disease and infectious diseases including HIV and Ebola.

About Us:

Our Company’s Research and Development (R&D) Laboratories’ nonclinical safety assessment group at the West Point, Pennsylvania site is seeking an anatomic pathologist to join a highly collaborative team of scientists (14 anatomic pathologists, 2 clinical pathologists, and over 30 exceptional technical staff), working at a GLP-compliant facility with state-of-the-art anatomic, molecular and clinical pathology laboratories.

Our Company’s pathologists are integral members and leaders of collaborative cross functional scientific teams, addressing challenges from early discovery to late development. Our Company’s pathologists provide scientific leadership in the design and conduct of postmortem evaluation of studies and integrate the interpretation of postmortem data into the safety profile of drug candidates. 

Some of the key responsibilities for this scientific role include:

Employ both routine H&E evaluations as well as other specialized techniques to characterize the safety profile of new drugs from toxicology and investigative studies

Work independently to analyze data, interpret and determine the significance of results for postmortem evaluations, review literature and design experiments to help teams solve scientific problems

Serve as Program Pathologist, providing scientific input and oversight across studies from very early discovery to late stage development, following molecules throughout their lifetime

Communicate with study team/drug development teams on study findings and participate on cross-functional teams to elucidate mechanisms of toxicity, utilizing additional tools and applications that are all available on-site, including:

  • An industry-leading suite of on-site in vitro and in vivo assay capabilities
  • Transmission electron microscopy
  • Immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization
  • Quantitative digital image analysis and targeted machine learning applications
  • In vivo imaging tools (e.g., magnetic resonance imaging)

Develop novel biomarkers and predictive models to de-risk drug candidates for safety-related liabilities

Our Company’s pathologists also serve as nonclinical safety assessment leads on drug development teams, overseeing the design and execution of studies, and generation of regulatory strategy and communications with global regulatory agencies to support the development of drug candidates

About You:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
  • Residency in anatomic / toxicologic pathology
  • ACVP-board certification in anatomic pathology
  • PhD in Toxicology, Pathology, or related discipline
  • 2–5 years of experience as a pathologist in biotech, pharma or at a CRO is a plus, but not required

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.

INVENT.

IMPACT.

INSPIRE.

If you need an accommodation for the application process, please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com

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