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Altasciences, Everett, WA—Senior Research Pathologist

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Company: Altasciences
Location: Everett, WA
Job Title: Senior Research Pathologist

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At Altasciences we all move in unison to assist and work in the discovery, development, and manufacturing of new drug therapies to get them faster to people who need them. No matter your role, we all play an important part and you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. By living our values of Employee Development, Customer Focus, Quality and Excellence, Respect and Integrity, we look to foster a passionate and collaborative work environment and we are looking for talented and enthusiastic people, like you, to join our growing team! Whether you’re a recent college graduate or seeking your next career opportunity, it’s time to discover your future at Altasciences. We are better together and together We Are Altasciences.

About the Role

Altasciences is seeking an experienced Senior Research Pathologist (Anatomic) to support preclinical toxicologic studies run primarily at the Everett, Washington site and on occasion, from other preclinical sites. This is considered an onsite role as the candidates would support technical groups and collaborate closely with other anatomic and clinical pathology colleagues at the Everett facility.

What You’ll Do Here

  • Perform macroscopic and microscopic tissue evaluations and interpretation of assigned studies
  • Assist with necropsy supervision and gross pathology interpretation. Guiding of personal staff for sample collection and technical development
  • Write comprehensive report narratives detailing all test article effects
  • Enter pathology findings in data capturing system
  • As needed, work with study directors to ensure data is accurately integrated into study reports
  • Provide training, technical guidance and leadership to laboratory staff
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge in toxicologic pathology
  • May serve as principal investigator for contract pathology work, participate in pathology working group (PWG) as an observer and serve as a consultant in pathology-related issues
  • May provide scientific expertise for experimental design and other aspects of research studies, as needed.
  • Act as pathology representative for important sponsors
  • Provide mentorship (study scientific reviews) on assigned studies to less experienced pathologists.
  • Ability to build strong bonds with technicians to foster open, honest and candid communications
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a fast paced, changing environment.
  • Provide training, technical guidance and leadership to laboratory staff, pathology trainees, and less experienced pathologists.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • D.V.M. (or Equivalent as listed by AVMA ECFVG®) required
  • MSc/MVSc and/or Ph. D. is preferred
  • Diplomate of ACVP, JCVP, ECVP or RCP strongly preferred
  • At least 3-5 years of toxicologic pathology experience in a GLP environment is preferred by exceptional candidates with less experience will still be considered.
  • Experience with evaluation of special stains and IHC and/or specialty pathology expertise (ie, CNS, dermal, ocular, and/or carcinogenicity studies) is highly desirable
  • *Exceptional candidates with less experience will be considered

What We Offer

The pay range estimated for this position is $185,000 to $200,000 per year. Please note that hourly rates/salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, prior relevant experience, skills, education, certification, location as well as internal equity and market data.

Altasciences offers a wide variety of benefits to help our employees live healthy and fulfilling lives both at and outside of work.

Altasciences' Benefits Package Includes

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401(k)/RRSP with Employer Match
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Paid Sick and Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance & Telehealth Programs

Altasciences' Incentive Programs Include

  • Training & Development Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
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Altasciences' Incentive Programs Include

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National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research, Bethesda, Maryland—Staff Scientist/Investigative Veterinary Pathologist

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Company: National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Job Title: Staff Scientist/Investigative Veterinary Pathologist

The National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research announces an opening for a Veterinary Pathologist dedicated to investigative/comparative pathology, translational research in cancer biology, and graduate research training in the Molecular Pathology Unit (MPU), Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics. This career position within the National Cancer Institute Intramural Research Program encompasses many exciting aspects of an academic appointment and is housed within the resource-intensive environment of the nation’s premier medical research agency. This recruitment will result in three MPU veterinary pathologists.

The successful candidate will contribute to two broad initiatives:

  1. Investigative pathology and comparative translational research within the NCI Center for Cancer Research (CCR). The CCR encompasses a vibrant, multidisciplinary research community that. supports innovative, high-impact research with substantial support for research technologies, shared research resources and availability of a broad range of scientific and clinical expertise. CCR comprises nearly 250 teams conducting basic, translational, and clinical research in the NCI intramural program—an environment supporting innovative life science discovery aimed at improving human health.
  2. Training, mentorship, and program operations for the NIH Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program (CBSTP). The CBSTP is an NCI-supported Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP) that provides graduate veterinarians with advanced research and specialty training. This multidisciplinary experience combines training in veterinary pathology and graduate education at an NCI Partner University with training in comparative biomedical research and computational and molecular pathology at the NIH, that leads to the PhD degree. Trainees prepare for careers as comprehensively trained DVM, PhD clinician-scientist investigators, experimentalists, pathologists, and research collaborators. In cooperation with its university partners, the CBSTP has trained investigative veterinary pathologists for twenty years. More information about the CBSTP may be found here: nih-cbstp.nci.nih.gov

Example position responsibilities in support of the above initiatives include:

  1. Function as an investigative pathologist in comparative translational research:
    • Apply and expand current digital and molecular pathology capabilities, advanced microscopy techniques, computationally based tissue image analysis, and computer-assisted diagnostic decision support research particularly focused on in-depth tissue-context disease interrogation
    • Perform phenotyping of mouse and other animal models to improve mechanistic understanding and predictability for human disease
    • Build and sustain individual and collaborative research capabilities undertaken by MPU within CCR
  2. Provide training and mentorship within the CBSTP:
    • Assist in the administration of the CBSTP combined diagnostic and PhD research training program
    • Recruit, train, and mentor CBSTP fellows during diagnostic pathology and PhD programmatic phases in cooperation with CBSTP leadership and staff
    • Collaborate with CBSTP leadership and staff to create and deliver curricula supporting advanced pathology training initiatives and preparation for pathology board certification (ACVP).

The successful candidate will possess and continually enhance their professional capabilities and reputation commensurate with those of modern pathologists. The position does not include diagnostic service pathology responsibilities, although opportunities for diagnostic pathology case exposure exist. Research and development activities include opportunities for publishing scholarship.

More information about the laboratory’s research and publications can be found at:
ccr.cancer.gov/laboratory-of-cancer-biology-and-genetics
ccr.cancer.gov/staff-directory/r-mark-simpson
ccr.cancer.gov/staff-directory/heather-r-shive

Location: This position is located on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, in close proximity to northern Virginia and Washington, DC. The DC-Maryland-Virginia nexus offers a thriving and diverse urban to suburban environment featuring numerous outstanding restaurants, shopping areas, entertainment venues, and arts and culture districts. Primary and secondary schools within the area are highly rated both locally and nationally.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a DVM degree or US equivalent. Applicants who have completed part or all of their veterinary education outside of the United States may also qualify, which may include receipt of an equivalent degree from a non-US veterinary school. Such candidates must possess education and medical knowledge equivalent to AVMA-accredited US veterinary schools, with evidence of equivalency documented through a credentialling service such as NACES or AICE. Training and experience must also include formal mentored graduate or other postdoctoral training in pathology and research at a US institution and evidence of scientific research productivity sufficient to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the position. Candidates also having a PhD degree, nationally recognized board certification in veterinary pathology, and other experience indicating training, leadership, and mentorship abilities are preferred. Candidates eligible for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) will be fully considered providing prior successful completion of the ACVP Phase I examination. For such candidates, ACVP board certification would be required within a maximum of two years from entry on to duty. Individuals who may not yet have a PhD degree conferred, but are on track for completion, will be fully considered. Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, aptitude and enthusiasm for teaching and mentorship, and an ability to work cohesively in a team environment are essential.

Salary/benefits: Employment is through an NIH Title 42 appointment mechanism used to appoint most doctoral level NIH staff. This is a federal full-time equivalent position, and a comprehensive benefits package is available. Full Federal benefits including sick and annual leave, health and life insurance options, retirement, and savings plan (401k equivalent) will be provided. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. A relocation or recruitment bonus may be permissible.

How to apply: Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, bibliography, statement including relevant background, qualifications, experience, and motivation for seeking the position, and provide complete names and contact information for a minimum of 5 professional references. Please include in your CV a description of mentoring and outreach activities, especially those involving women and racial/ethnic or other groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research. Submit application materials by email to Mr. Dan Villiers-Farrow, CBSTP Program Analyst, at ncimolpathol@mail.nih.gov. Formal review of applications will begin March 18, 2024. Please apply by then for full consideration. Questions and requests for additional information may be addressed to Drs. Mark Simpson and Heather Shive at ncimolpathol@mail.nih.gov.

Commitment to Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity: The NIH NCI encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. The United States Government prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors. NIH NCI will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities as appropriate. If you require reasonable accommodation during any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us.

DHHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers

AstraZeneca, Gaithersburg, Maryland—Global Head Pathology in AstraZeneca’ Clinical Pharmacology & Safety Sciences

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Company: AstraZeneca
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland
Job Title: Global Head Pathology in AstraZeneca’s Clinical Pharmacology & Safety Sciences

Join the team that follows the science unlike anywhere else. This is the place for curious minds. Dig deep into the biology of complex disease and uncover breakthroughs.

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven Pharmaceutical company focusing on the discovery, development and commercialisation of medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease.

As the Global Head of Pathology in Clinical Pharmacology and Safety Sciences (CPSS), you will define and embed a global pathology strategy and lead an efficient organization supporting translational, discovery efficacy and safety, early and late development projects across all therapy areas and modalities in AstraZeneca. Playing a key part in bringing innovative medicines to patients based on a deep understanding of pathology related to preclinical safety and efficacy.

What you’ll do

Strategy & Execution:

  • Build a compelling vision for Pathology and implement a strategy, ensuring there is alignment with and support from key stakeholders and the global pathology organization.
  • Be the bridge between research and early phase clinical development, leading to a high quality preclinical and clinical portfolio.
  • Enable efficient and rational decision-making, high probability of fast drug registration, favourable drug label and high competitiveness of compounds.
  • Make sound scientific and business decisions based on a balance of data, competitive environment, context analysis and experience.
  • Ensure compliance with international regulations and requirements, as well as driving operational excellence.

Innovation:

  • Identify internal and external industry trends and anticipate future changes that impact the scientific understanding in safety and efficacy. Specifically lead AstraZeneca’s preclinical pathology through balancing unique, cutting-edge solutions, including digital pathology, imaging modalities and AI.
  • Champion a culture of scientific curiosity and empowerment to build and support innovative research direction and programs.

Leadership:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of pathology in support of drug discovery & development with a strong focus on regulatory toxicologic pathology.
  • Have insight into the pharmaceutical industry, including academic and industrial partners, competitors, and regulatory agencies.
  • Be responsible for the culture and organizational management of the global pathology organization across all sites in the US, UK, and Sweden
  • Accountable for attracting, developing, engaging with, and retaining diverse talent.
  • Drive effective succession planning, and mentor and develop critical scientists/future organizational leaders.
  • Ensure effective operations versus resource capacity management, financial planning, pipeline delivery, portfolio capabilities and innovative science.
  • Continually build and adjust the appropriate organisational design, skillsets and process, to integrate the strategic elements of pathology on a global basis.

Collaboration:

  • Support and consult with the Head of Clinical Pharmacology and Safety Sciences in scientific and managerial responsibilities.
  • Take accountability and drive success beyond the Pathology organization, influencing other AZ functional partners to drive alignment with and support for the global pathology strategy.
  • Proactively build and cultivate strong relationships across AstraZeneca and with external academic and corporate centres of excellence to help establish AstraZeneca as the partner of choice for collaborations. Leverage these partnerships to drive scientific and organizational innovation and performance beyond established approaches.
  • Ensure the success of our strategic partnerships with CROs to maintain competitive timelines and quality pathology output of outsourced regulatory toxicology studies

Essential criteria:

  • PhD (Pathology), DVM or MD
  • Certification ideally in veterinary pathology (ACVP or ECVP)
  • Experience in leading teams globally
  • Leadership experience in a variety of settings, including line management of pathologists, preclinical safety management in the context of research/medical/clinical studies, projects or programs with a consistent track record of leading publications and successful drug development.
  • Organizational leadership experience in key senior management level, including R&D leaders, providing vision, direction and establishing and leading organizations.
  • Experience in bridging between drug discovery, pharmaceutical development, clinical and the business groups.
  • Impactful and thought leading network/association/collaboration with significant other academia, biotech and/or pharma industry.
  • An understanding of the global pharmaceutical industry and the key value-creating processes within the industry.

Link to Apply: https://astrazeneca.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/US---Gaithersburg---MD/Global-Head--AstraZeneca-Pathology_R-192829-1

AccelLab, Boisbriand, Québec, Canada (Montreal North Shore)—Veterinary Pathologist 1

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Company: AccelLab
Location: Boisbriand, Québec, Canada (Montreal North Shore)
Job Title: Veterinary Pathologist 1

REPORTS TO: General Manager

ACCOUNTABILITY:

Responsible for performing gross and microscopic evaluation of tissues, recording results, preparing reports delineating pathological findings, and assisting with necropsy supervision. Under supervision, works with customers to assure customer satisfaction.

MAJOR ELEMENTS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interact, under supervision, with clients to assure satisfaction;
  • Perform macroscopic and microscopic tissue evaluation and interpretation of assigned studies. May require supervision;
  • Assist with necropsy supervision and may conduct necropsies, including gross pathology interpretation, sample collection and fixation;
  • Enter pathology findings in data capturing system(s);
  • Write comprehensive report narratives, under supervision, detailing all test article effects. As needed, work with study directors to ensure data is accurately integrated into study reports;
  • Ensure that all work performed is in accordance with the requirements of the study protocol, SOPs and in full compliance with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP);
  • Ensure good communication with study directors and other departments to support study activities;
  • Write and review Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as needed;
  • Perform any other reasonable tasks that may be required.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work in an office environment and occasionally in a laboratory environment;
  • Spend several hours per day at a microscope as well as in front of a computer;
  • Considerable sensory attention is required on a regular basis;
  • Potential exposure to chemical and/or biological hazards;
  • Work schedule requires flexibility as per job requirements;
  • Position may require occasional domestic travel.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • Education: Doctoral degree (DVM/VMD) from an accredited veterinary school, or acceptable international equivalent in veterinary medicine;
  • Experience: Prior pathology experience post-DVM preferred; working knowledge of clinical pathology is preferred;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above;
  • Certification/Licensure: Working toward being eligible to sit for the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP) certification exam;
  • Other: Demonstrated success in technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought. May require instructions/guidance on routine work and more specific instructions/guidance on new assignments and specialty work. Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheet and database software. Strong oral and written communication skills in English is required. French is a definite asset.
Please apply online at : Isabelle.Larose@crl.com

The Laboratory of Comparative Pathology (LCP) of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States—Fellowship in Comparative and Genomic Pathology

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Company: The Laboratory of Comparative Pathology (LCP) of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York, United States
Job Title: Fellowship in Comparative and Genomic Pathology

Position Description:

The Laboratory of Comparative Pathology (LCP) of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, Hospital for Special Surgery, and The Rockefeller University is accepting applications for a 15-month postdoctoral fellowship in comparative and genomic pathology for veterinary pathology trainees seeking to advance their knowledge in these disciplines.

The fellow takes advantage of a large and diverse laboratory animal caseload and state-of-the-art facilities housed within the LCP, providing capacity for necropsy, histology, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, whole slide digital image analysis, hematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, parasitology, and serology. Other core facilities housed within the institutions provide access to in vivo imaging, transmission and scanning electron microscopy, confocal microscopy, and laser capture microdissection equipment and expertise.

Responsibilities include performing gross pathologic and histopathologic examinations of a variety of laboratory animal species (mice, rats, hamsters, rabbits, guinea pigs, pigs, non-human primates, fish, amphibians), interpreting findings, preparing reports, and communicating with clinical veterinarians and research personnel. Scientific collaborations and publications are encouraged. Supervision by 3 board-certified pathologists (ACVP and/or ECVP) is provided. The fellow participates in didactic activities held jointly with the Tri-Institutional Training Program in Laboratory Animal Medicine & Science, including Histopathology and Gross Pathology Rounds, Clinical and Pathology Conference, Laboratory Animal Medicine Seminar Series, and Journal Club.

Applicants must possess a DVM/VMD from an AVMA-accredited or equivalent institution and have completed at least 2 years of residency anatomic pathology training. Preference will be given to candidate who have completed 3 years of anatomic veterinary pathology training. Salary is based on the NIH post-doctoral scale and commensurate with experience. Complete application materials will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a letter of intent describing interests, career goals, and past pathology and research experiences, curriculum vitae, veterinary and graduate school (if applicable) education transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Referees should send their letters directly to Dr. Sebastián Carrasco. Application materials and questions should be addressed to:

Sebastián Carrasco DVM, MPVM, MSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVP
Laboratory of Comparative Pathology
Center of Comparative Medicine and Pathology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medicine
1275 York Avenue, Box 270, New York, NY 10065
CarrascS@mskcc.org

Toxicologic Pathology Associates (TPA), Inc., Jefferson (Little Rock Metro area), Arkansas, United States—Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist (Onsite with remote-work flexibility)

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Company: Toxicologic Pathology Associates (TPA), Inc.
Location: Jefferson (Little Rock Metro area), Arkansas, United States
Job Title: Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist (Onsite with remote-work flexibility)

Position Description:

TPA is looking for a research-oriented, veterinary anatomic pathologist to join our team at the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) in Jefferson, Arkansas, which is the only Food and Drug Administration (FDA) research center located outside the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. The one-million square foot research campus in Jefferson plays a critical role in the research and regulatory missions of the FDA and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to promote and protect public health.

TPA is an employee-owned contract research company supporting the broad investigative pathology needs of the NCTR’s research program. Many of our staff members have worked in close collaboration with the Federal investigators as key participants of high-profile Inter-Agency (IAG) research programs for several decades. TPA provides routine toxicologic pathology services involving examination of tissues from standard toxicology studies and a wide-variety of investigative pathology-based technologies geared to meet specific research objectives. The successful candidate as a key staff member, will routinely collaborate with the NCTR investigators to support their research activities.

Historically, the NCTR has been a critical part of several Interagency Research Agreements (IAGs) including an IAG that combines the investigative resources of both the FDA/NCTR and the NIEHS’s National Toxicology Program (NTP). The unique aspect of this agreement facilitates interactions between internationally recognized FDA and NTP investigators and their research programs for which TPA provides the collaborative pathology services.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the NCTR researchers for the development of study protocols.
  • Oversee methods development and necropsies involving a wide variety of laboratory animals and provide scientific guidance to necropsy technicians to ensure accuracy and compliance with protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Perform microscopic evaluation of tissues on GLP/non-GLP studies and correlate findings with necropsy, organ weight and other pathology findings.
  • Provide pathology support in the interpretation of chemical or drug-related toxicology findings.
  • Author comprehensive pathology narrative reports detailing all gross and microscopic findings while meeting report deadlines.
  • Serve as a peer review pathologist and/or participate in pathology working groups (PWGs).
  • Collaborate on the preparation of publications and perform scientific review of manuscripts.
  • Work directly with Investigative Researchers to ensure client satisfaction.

Minimum requirements:

  • DVM/VMD degree or equivalent and Board-certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. For non-board-certified individuals, about 5 years of experience in toxicologic pathology is required.
  • PhD (or equivalent) preferred but significant investigative and/or industry experience in toxicologic pathology or a related discipline also considered.
  • Hands-On Training/Experience in pathology-based specialty areas such as molecular pathology, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, organ on a chip technology, digital image analysis is desirable.
  • Experience working under GLP guidelines is desirable.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Ability to work independently as well as having demonstrated collaborative skills.

How to Apply/Contact:

TPA is an equal opportunity employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant because of race, sex, gender, ethnicity, religion, creed, age, color, military/veteran status, genetic condition or information, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, marital status, qualified physical or mental disability, transgender status, or any other legally protected class in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

TPA provides a competitive starting salary commensurate with applicant’s qualifications, expertise, and experience. TPA also offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes salary, medical, dental, employer paid long-term and short-term disability, 401K with company match and paid time off. The position is on-site with remote-work flexibility. The selected candidate will also be eligible for key-personnel bonus program.

Employment of successful candidate will be contingent upon the receipt of a satisfactory drug screening report and obtaining the necessary government clearance. Interested candidates should submit their application, resume and contact information to kimberly.maynard@fda.hhs.gov

If you have any questions about this position, please contact:

Dr. Pritpal S. Malhi DVM, PhD, DACVP
President and Program Director
pritpal.malhi@fda.hhs.gov
870-543-7404

For additional information about TPA, please visit our website at www.TPAInc.biz

Charles River Laboratories, US Remote—Sr. Veterinary Pathologist

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Company: Charles River Laboratories
Location: US Remote
Job Title: Sr. Veterinary Pathologist

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families.

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career.

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Veterinary Pathologist. This position can be remote anywhere within the U.S.

Our Veterinary Pathologists are responsible for independently performing gross and microscopic evaluation of tissues, recording results, preparing reports delineating pathological findings, and assisting with necropsy supervision. With minimal supervision, work with customers as needed to market company services and to assure customer satisfaction.

  • Perform macroscopic and microscopic tissue evaluation and interpretation of assigned studies.
  • Assist with necropsy supervision and may conduct necropsies, including gross pathology interpretation, sample collection and fixation.
  • Enter pathology findings in data capturing system(s).
  • Write comprehensive report narratives detailing all test article effects. As needed, work with study directors to ensure data is accurately integrated into study reports.
  • May serve as a study director or principal investigator.
  • May function as a peer review pathologist or participate in a pathology working group (PWG).
  • Provide training, technical guidance and leadership to laboratory staff and provide training, guidance, and leadership to less experienced pathologists.
  • May serve as a consultant in pathology-related issues.
  • May provide scientific expertise for experimental design and other aspects of research studies as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Doctoral degree (DVM/VMD) from an accredited veterinary school, or acceptable international equivalent in veterinary medicine.
  • Experience: 5 or more years of pathology experience post-DVM; working knowledge of clinical pathology; specialized training and/or experience in toxicologic pathology. 2 or more years of toxicologic pathology required.
  • Certification/Licensure: American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) board-certification required to enter the grade at the minimum experience level.
  • Other: Demonstrated success in technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought. Works on problems of diverse scope in which analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheet and database software.

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Charles River Laboratories, Mattawan, Michigan—Clinical Pathologist II

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Company: Charles River Laboratories
Location: Mattawan, Michigan
Job Title: Clinical Pathologist II

Position Description:

A Clinical Pathologist 2 is responsible for all aspects of clinical pathology conducted on research studies. Partner with Study Directors to provide comprehensive interpretation and preparation of the clinical pathology portions of reports. Participate in protocol development, and give scientific input to laboratory staff and clients as requested.

Essential Functions:

The fundamental Duties & Responsibilities of the role (products and services provided/results accomplished) include, but are not limited to, those listed:

  • Responsible for preparation of assigned clinical pathology reports. Work with the Study Director to accurately integrate data into the final study report.
  • Responsible for the collection and reporting of clinical pathology data in studies. Provide assistance to Study Directors in the interpretation of clinical pathology endpoints.
  • Serve as Study Clinical Pathologist, Study Director, or Principal Investigator on studies, as assigned, within the Clinical Pathology department.
  • Interact with Anatomic/Veterinary Pathologists to ensure relevant and appropriate correlations for clinical and anatomical pathology endpoints.
  • Evaluate study specimens related to clinical pathology, such as blood smears, bone marrow smears, urinalysis sediment preparations, and body fluid preparations. Evaluate other materials as necessary and appropriate.
  • Provide scientific expertise for experimental design and conduct of research studies. Participate in method development and identification and evaluation of new instrumentation as required. Assist in expanding the array of clinical pathology assays to meet contemporary needs and expectations.
  • Conduct on-site employee training in clinical pathology or related topics as needed for studies, specialty projects, or continuing education.
  • Provide expertise and guidance to Clinical Pathology personnel with technical issues.
  • Review and approve new/revised Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) pertaining to pathology. Confirm department SOPs are developed and maintained according to established guidelines.

Job Qualifications:

Qualifications (Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities required to accomplish the essential functions) include but are not limited to:

  • DVM/VMD (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) degree required. PhD in Clinical Pathology or related discipline preferred, with minimum 5 years of related experience in clinical pathology or experimental pathology.
  • Board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (DACVP) with specialty in Clinical Pathology required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills as they pertain to intra- and interdepartmental initiatives, Sponsor interactions, and business development.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing at all levels inside and outside the organization.
  • Basic familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Computer skills, commensurate with Essential Functions, including the ability to learn a validated system.
  • Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to evenings, weekends, extended shifts, and/or extra shifts, sometimes on short notice.
  • Ability to work under specific time constraints.

Link to Apply: https://jobs.criver.com/job-invite/221338/

Genmab, Princeton, New Jersey—Associate Director, Pathology

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Company: Genmab
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Job Title: Associate Director, Pathology

At Genmab, we’re committed to building extra[not]ordinary futures together, by developing antibody products and pioneering, knock-your-socks-off therapies that change the lives of patients and the future of cancer treatment and serious diseases. From our people who are caring, candid, and impact-driven to our business, which is innovative and rooted in science, we believe that being proudly unique, determined to be our best, and authentic is essential to fulfilling our purpose.

The Role
As a Pathologist at Genmab, you will be part of an international Pathology team embedded within Precision Medicine of our Translational and Quantitative Sciences team based in Princeton, New Jersey. In this role you will work with scientists in a state-of-the-art histology and immunohistochemistry laboratory to support a variety of discovery, preclinical and clinical programs.

Responsibilities
The anatomic pathologist in this role will impact Genmab’s pipeline from early research to clinical trial stages, providing expertise in histopathological evaluation, tissue-based assay development (IHC, ISH, IF), biomarker strategy and toxicologic pathology for a variety of antibody therapeutics. Scientific curiosity, strategic thinking, and the capacity to work well in cross-functional teams are important traits of the successful candidate.

You will contribute your pathology expertise by both traditional slide evaluation, and by guiding the development and interpretation of advanced tissue-based assays, such as multiplex immunofluorescence panels, digital image analysis, and machine learning image projects.

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Help laboratory personnel in our US and European locations to design and develop immunohistochemistry assays for single-plex chromogenic and fluorescence, in situ hybridization (ISH) assays, multiplex IF and ISH-IF combinations (10% lab work IHC/IF assay development).
  • Support our digital pathology team and work closely with Data Sciences to develop and verify digital image analysis algorithms and results from image analysis projects.
  • Evaluate, qualitatively and quantitatively (H-Scores, % staining, etc) a variety of immunohistochemical stains for target screening and biomarker assessment.
  • Serve as in-house expert representing Genmab in interactions with CROs developing IHC and ISH assays to support our preclinical and clinical biomarker programs.
  • Perform, as needed, primary reads and/or peer review of preclinical toxicology studies, including tissue cross reactivity studies, investigative and GLP studies.
  • Provide internal expertise to understand the mechanisms of toxicity observed non-clinically or clinically in order to help design mitigation strategies and minimize risk to patients.
  • Contribute with evaluation, and implementation of new technologies and techniques for tissue-based assays and digital image analysis applications.

Requirements:

  • Doctor in Veterinary Medicine or equivalent degree, with a minimum of 2-5 years of industry experience supporting discovery and development organizations.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists (or equivalent) in anatomic pathology.
  • Graduate degree (Master’s or PhD) desired.
  • Solid experience with design and interpretation of immunohistochemistry assays and digital pathology applications.
  • Strategic thinking, innovative and collaborative mindset and a willingness to work in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Basic knowledge of statistics and data visualization software (SAS, GraphPad, Spotfire).
  • Experience managing pathology laboratories desired, but not required.
  • Background in immunology and immuno-oncology, knowledge of biomarker development and companion diagnostic development is desired but not required.

For US based candidates, the proposed salary band for this position is as follows:
$142,500.00–$237,500.00

The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation, such as bonuses.

About You:

  • You are passionate about our purpose and genuinely care about our mission to transform the lives of patients through innovative cancer treatment
  • You bring rigor and excellence to all that you do. You are a fierce believer in our rooted-in-science approach to problem-solving
  • You are a generous collaborator who can work in teams with diverse backgrounds
  • You are determined to do and be your best and take pride in enabling the best work of others on the team
  • You are not afraid to grapple with the unknown and be innovative
  • You have experience working in a fast-growing, dynamic company (or a strong desire to)
  • You work hard and are not afraid to have a little fun while you do so

Locations
Genmab leverages the effectiveness of an agile working environment, when possible, for the betterment of employee work-life balance. Our offices are designed as open, community-based spaces that work to connect employees while being immersed in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Whether you’re in one of our collaboratively designed office spaces or working remotely, we thrive on connecting with each other to innovate.

About Genmab
Founded in 1999 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Genmab is an innovative biotech company that has become a leader in antibody biology and innovation. Our product pipeline and next-generation antibody technologies are the result of our strong company culture, a deep passion for innovation, and desire to transform cancer treatment and serious diseases.

When you work with us, you’ll be part of a warm, fun, dynamic community, and team up with some of the best, most authentic individuals in locations around the world, who care deeply and share in a relentless drive to innovate and create transformational medicines. People who are candid, impact-driven, and a little unconventional; who seek out and embrace the opportunity to build new and bold futures within a rapidly growing and innovative biotech company; who bring their full selves to work and show up for each other—rolling up their sleeves to get the job done. This translates into a place where you can be authentically you; are empowered to innovate, build solutions, and execute; feel cared for and supported in growth; and are a critical part of changing the lives of patients around the world through transformative cancer treatment.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success. No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Learn more about our commitments on our website.

Genmab is committed to protecting your personal data and privacy. Please see our privacy policy for handling your data in connection with your application on our website https://www.genmab.com/privacy.

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands, Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in NL is initially to offer a fixed-term employment contract for a year, if the employee performs well and if the business conditions do not change, renewal for an indefinite term may be considered after the fixed-term employment contract.

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Tufts University/Takeda, North Grafton and Cambridge, Massachusetts—Fellowship Program

Posted:
Company: Tufts University/Takeda
Location: North Grafton and Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job Title: Fellowship Program

Joint Tufts–Takeda Fellowship Program in Comparative Molecular Genetic Pathology and Pathology Informatics

Program Description:

Applications are invited for a one-year fellowship in Comparative Molecular Genetic Pathology and Pathology Informatics. The fellow will use existing computer-aided image processing, analysis, deep-learning and artificial intelligence modalities actively applied in medical applications, biomedical research and drug safety to investigate pathogenesis-related questions for research emphasizing infectious disease including COVID-19 and/or tuberculosis, oncology, toxicologic pathology, and translational medicine. The goals of this fellowship are to: 1) Create and use digital pathology tools to understand disease pathogenesis in animal models of human disease; 2) Extract and quantify image features for quantitative analyses and predictive modelling; 3) Gain an understanding of how machine and deep learning, artificial intelligence and spatial biology apply to modern pathology and biomedical research; and, 4) Develop critical thinking, scientific communication, grant-writing skills, and an understanding of the drug development process.

The candidate will develop a research project(s) in the Comparative Pathology and Genomics Shared Resource (CPGSR) at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and the Integrated Digital Pathology Lab (iDigPath) at Takeda that will be supervised by Amanda Martinot, DVM, PhD, DACVP (Anatomic; Tufts) and Krista LaPerle, DVM, PhD, DACVP (Anatomic; Takeda). Takeda is a global, R&D-driven, biopharmaceutical leader committed to development of life-changing treatment for patients. The fellow will spend 6 months on the North Grafton campus at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and 6 months at the Takeda Boston campus in Cambridge, MA. At Tufts Cummings School, the candidate will be involved in developing and evaluating animal models of human disease for both internal and external users of the CPGSR using digital pathology (50%). At Takeda, the candidate will assist toxicologic pathologists, imaging specialists and bioinformaticians to learn how to develop and utilize complex image analysis applications to build algorithms, analyze multiplex images, and integrate spatial transcriptomics for drug safety assessments, vaccine testing, and therapeutic development (50%).

Salaryand Benefits:

  • One (1) year, 1.0 FTE fixed term research fellowship (no diagnostic service) with the potential for extension
  • Stipend begins at $75,000, not to exceed $100,000, and is commensurate with experience
  • Additional benefits include attendance at one conference per year and associated health benefits
  • Tentative start date of April 1, 2024 (negotiable)

Qualifications:

The candidate must have:

  • A DVM/VMD degree or equivalent, preferably from an AVMA-accredited institution
  • Completed a veterinary anatomic pathology residency and/or combined veterinary anatomic pathology residency/graduate degree program
  • Board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)
  • Prior experience in biomedical research
  • Additional skills, including: excellent verbal and written communication, self-motivation, the ability to work independently and collaboratively, as well as analytically and creatively problem solve

Required Application Materials Due February 16, 2024

  • An updated CV
  • Statement of career goals including past pathology and research experiences and motivation for pursuing this position
  • Complete contact information for three (3) referees
  • Please electronically submit application materials as a single pdf to Trena Haroutunian via email

For More Information, Contact:

Amanda Martinot, DVM, MPH, PhD, Dipl. ACVP (Anatomic)
E.A. Stevens Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases and Global Health Co-Director Comparative Pathology and Genomics Shared Resource
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
amanda.martinot@tufts.edu
508-887-4448

Krista LaPerle, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVP (Anatomic)
Scientific Director, Drug Safety Research & Evaluation
Lead, Integrated Digital Pathology (iDigPath)
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company
krista.laperle@takeda.com
614-787-4639

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, New York—Tenure Track Faculty Position in Clinical Pathology

Posted:
Company: Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Location: Ithaca, New York
Job Title: Tenure Track Faculty Position in Clinical Pathology

The Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences (PMDS) at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) invites applications for a tenure track Clinical Pathology faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. We are seeking highly motivated individuals who bring their clinical pathology expertise to the diagnosis and study of disease affecting companion, production and wild animal species.

The Clinical Pathology Laboratory is one of twelve testing units of the Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC), a state-of-the-art veterinary diagnostic laboratory accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD). The successful candidate will join three American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) board certified clinical pathologists who work collaboratively to perform their clinical, teaching, and residency training responsibilities. The Clinical Pathology Laboratory offers comprehensive hematology, chemistry, urinalysis and cytology testing to AHDC clients and to patients at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA). This environment provides rich opportunities for collaboration with both clinicians and research investigators at the CVM, Cornell University and other institutions.

The primary responsibilities of the position will be to engage in clinical service in the Clinical Pathology Laboratory and to develop a research program in a field related to clinical pathology. The expected effort distribution for this role is 40% devoted to diagnostic service, at least 35% devoted to research, and the remainder to teaching and academic service. Research interests may include, but are not restricted to, hematology, clinical chemistry, oncology, immunology, metabolic diseases, and development of specialized/improved clinical pathology tests and/or techniques. The CVM and Cornell University have robust and wide-reaching research centers (Baker Institute for Animal Health, Dairy Center of Excellence, Feline Health Center, Riney Canine Health Center), that provide multiple opportunities for research collaboration and considerable internal funding for which the successful candidate will be eligible to apply. The position also will include commitments to the DVM-teaching and clinical pathology residency training program at the CVM. Qualified candidates must hold a DVM (or equivalent degree) and preferably a PhD in a related biomedical field, be certified by the ACVP in Clinical Pathology (or be eligible for certification) and have a record of scholarly accomplishment.

Located in Ithaca, the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, Cornell University is a globally recognized center for discovery, academic leadership, and service and is an exceptional place to work and study. The College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. We seek candidates who will contribute to a collegial environment, strive for academic and service excellence, and help us to build diversity through a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring.

The salary range for this position is $120,000 to $195,000, depending on qualifications and experience. To apply, submit a cover letter including a statement of career goals, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and plans (up to two pages), statement of teaching interests and plans (one page), and the names of three individuals who can provide references. In addition, we ask applicants for all faculty positions to share their experiences and/or approaches (past, current, or future) to fostering learning, research service, and/or outreach in a diverse community. Applicants may choose to submit a stand-alone statement or embed the information in other parts of their application materials. All materials must be submitted as PDF files at academicjobsonline.org. Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact Dr. Andrew Miller, Chair of the Search Committee.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’ heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. The University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career program to assist with dual career recruitment.

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine is recognized internationally as a leader in animal medicine, veterinary medical education, public health, and biomedical research.

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Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico—Pathologist

Posted:
Company: Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Job Title: Pathologist

Job #: ID2023-2101
Category: Scientific Research
Type: Full-time

Overview:

Lovelace Biomedical is seeking a board-certified Veterinary Pathologist to join a team of researchers dedicated to the Lovelace mission of advancing and bettering human health.

At Lovelace Biomedical, we support a bevy of exciting advanced research and development initiatives in a hybrid contract -academic environment. Our core competencies include R&D services for pharmaceutical, chemical, and agricultural industries; pharmacology models and safety assessment; inhalation toxicology; advanced chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear threat and explosive (CBRNE) and combat casualty care countermeasure (drug and vaccine) development; respiratory, cardiovascular and infectious disease research; real-world environmental hazard assessment; intellectual property development; applied imaging-bioinformatic neurocognitive research, and clinical research, etc. Our funding sources range from small pharma and biotech, to large pharma and industry to NIH, DOD, DOE, BARDA and other governmental agencies.

The Veterinary Pathologist will be part of a team with a larger scientific purpose, and the successful candidate will have the ability to see the big picture of our goals and be driven by the desire to advance our research. They will also be able to collaborate effectively with internal and external clients, have an inquisitive scientific mind and the desire to learn new and exciting disciplines.

In addition to providing technical guidance and oversight (may include supervision of laboratories and/or staff) to personnel in the necropsy, histology and clinical pathology groups, the Veterinary Pathologist will evaluate, interpret and report on microscopic changes from a variety of animal models of disease; and may serve as the principal investigator or study director on a variety of sponsored programs; supervise and oversee the development and evaluation of disease models and safety/efficacy studies; support and develop investigator-initiated sponsored research programs; and perform all other related duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Requires a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, or a comparable degree from an AVMA accredited program, residency training as a Veterinary Pathologist, and a minimum of 2 years of directly-related experience in toxicological pathology; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skill and abilities have been attained.
  • Board Certification from the American College of Veterinary Pathologists is required.
  • Must have a demonstrated, thorough knowledge of animal anatomy, medicine, physiology and pathology as well as working knowledge of histology, clinical pathology, surgery, pharmacology, bacteriology, virology, parasitology, mycology, biochemistry and other related disciplines. The candidate must also have a demonstrated understanding of the fundamentals of research methodology, principles and procedures.
  • The Pathologist must have superior professional-level written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to effectively work independently and as part of a team of researchers. Must have professional-level computer skills in Microsoft Office, as well as the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed.
  • Requires the ability to work in containment facilities (ABSL-3+, etc.) which may require vaccinations/immunizations, background checks and other fitness for duty test, and the ability to gain and maintain access to Kirtland Air Force Base (KAFB).

Preferred/Additional Qualifications:

  • A PhD in biomedical science, as well as previous experience in industry or contract research organization (CRO) settings, is preferred.
  • Prior experience in infectious disease research and/or animal disease model development, toxicologic and/or infectious disease pathology are also desired.

Salary:

Salary is commensurate with experience.

EEO, including disability/vets

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute Companies are an Equal Opportunity employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. We are committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regarding to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. All applicants and employees are further protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing or discussing the compensation of other applicants or employees.

For assistance with our application process, including reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities to participate in the application process, please send an email to recruiting@lovelacebiomedical.org or call 505-348-9400.

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