Toxicologic Pathologist

Req ID #:  48764

Ejby, 85, DK

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 Toxicologic Pathologist for our (Citoxlab) site located in Denmark.
Responsible for independently performing 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.


The following are responsibilities related to the Toxicologic Pathologist:  

  • With minimal supervision, interact with clients to assure satisfaction and to market services.
  • Perform 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 (Provantis). 
  • Write comprehensive report narratives detailing all test item effects. As needed, work with study directors to ensure data is accurately integrated into study reports.
  • Perform peer reviews
  • Provide training, technical guidance and leadership to laboratory staff and may 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.


Education: As a minimum, a doctoral degree (D.V.M.) from an accredited veterinary school, or acceptable international equivalent in veterinary medicine. Further qualifications such as a relevant board certification will be considered an advantage but is not a requirement.
Experience: Five or more years of toxicologic pathology experience. 


Personal skills
The ideal candidate is focused on quality, systematic and thorough able of adhering to deadlines without losing the overview during a busy work schedule. The candidate should have a high level of self-efficacy as well as an open and positive way of meeting clients and colleagues. It is a given, that the candidate has excellent communication and collaboration skills. The candidate is fluent in English.


We offer you:

  • A challenging and stimulating, professional environment with opportunities to develop your scientific and interpersonal skills and, among others:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary according to skills and a pension scheme
  • Enthusiastic and professional colleagues

About Discovery
Discovery from Charles River is industry-proven in the successful development of novel therapies, with over 320 patents and 74 preclinical drug candidates delivered to our sponsors in the past 17 years. Backed by more than 650 scientists, our comprehensive, integrated portfolio employs the latest technology and platforms to provide chemistry, biology, and pharmacology services that support clients from the earliest stages of hit identification all the way through to IND. Our client-focused, collaborative approach creates true partnerships that anticipate challenges, overcome obstacles, and move us forward together on the journey of getting new drugs to market.


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 14,000 employees within 80 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 2018, revenue increased by 22% to $2.27 billion from $1.86 billion in 2017.


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 2018.


Equal Employment Opportunity 


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


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