Clinical Pathologist 1 1

Req ID #:  102593

Ashland, OH, US, 44805

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Clinical Pathologist 1 for our Safety Assessment site located in Ashland, OH.

The following are responsibilities related to the Clinical Pathologist 1:

  • Responsible for the collection and reporting of clinical pathology data in studies. Provide assistance to Study Directors in the interpretation of clinical pathology endpoints. .   
  • Evaluate study products 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. Participate in method development and identification and evaluation of new instrumentation as required. Expand the array of assays to meet contemporary needs and expectations. 

The following are minimum qualifications related to the Clinical Pathologist 1 position:

  • Education:  D.V.M. / V.M.D. (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) degree required. 2-3 years residency in Clinical Pathology, or Ph.D. in Clinical Pathology or related discipline preferred. 
  • Experience: Minimum 2-4 years related experience in clinical pathology or experimental pathology with demonstrated research capability as demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals. Experience in the contract research or pharmaceutical industry with Postdoctoral experience or advanced/specialized education preferred.


About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.


Equal Employment Opportunity 

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Mansfield

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