Position:

Senior Pathologist III

Location:
Princeton, New Jersey
Field:
Life Sciences
Position Type:
Full Time


Summary

Name:

 

 

Position:

Senior Pathologist (Level III)

 

Department:

Safety Assessment

 

Reports to:

Senior Director of Pathology

 

Direct Reports:

None

 

Education and Related Experience Requirements:

 

The position normally requires a DVM or equivalent qualification as an entry requirement plus additional working experience in anatomic/toxicological pathology. A PhD level scientist with extensive experience in toxicological pathology (minimum 10 years experience of reading regulatory toxicity studies) may also fulfill this position. This position is usually a progressive step from Pathologist (Level II). 

 

Basic Purpose and Objective:

 

Conducts macroscopic and microscopic examinations of animal tissues from GLP and non-GLP regulatory toxicity studies. This will include tissues from a wide variety of laboratory animal species with study durations ranging from single dose/MTD to 2 year bioassays and an entire spectrum of regulatory study designs.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

1

Functions as Study Pathologist on GLP and non-GLP regulatory toxicity studies

2

On-call for overseeing necropsies

3

Evaluates by light microscopy, tissues from animals on study

4

Analyzes pathological study data including identification of the cause(s) of death

5

Reports on macroscopic and microscopic pathological findings

6

Interacts with members of our interdisciplinary team, providing advice and interpretation on pathology issues as required

7

Interacts with clients (peer-review)

8

Performs any other duties as required or assigned.