Clinical Pathologist (EG)

Req ID #:  90852
Location: 

Mattawan, MI, US, 49071

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/Clinical Pathologist 2/Senior Pathologist for our Safety Assessment site located in Mattawan, MI.

 

•Responsible for the interpretation of clinical pathology data and preparation of comprehensive clinical pathology reports. Provide oversight on the collection of clinical pathology data by laboratory staff and assistance to Study Directors in the interpretation of clinical pathology endpoints.
•Serve as Study Clinical Pathologist or Principal Investigator on studies.
•Interact with Anatomic 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 for the Clinical Pathologist 1 position include, but are not limited to:


•DVM/VMD (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) degree or equivalent required. 
•Completion of a 3-year clinical pathology residency program from a qualified residency training program.
•Ability to communicate verbally and in writing at all levels inside and outside the organization. 

 

Qualifications for the Clinical Pathologist 2 position include, but are not limited to:


•DVM/VMD (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) degree or equivalent required. 
•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.
•Ability to communicate verbally and in writing at all levels inside and outside the organization.
 

Qualifications for the Senior Clinical Pathologist position include, but are not limited to:


•DVM/VMD (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) degree or equivalent required. PhD in Clinical Pathology or related discipline preferred. 
•A minimum of 6 years of pathology experience post-DVM; working knowledge of clinical pathology, specialized training and/or experience in toxicologic pathology preferred.
•American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) board certification with specialty in Clinical Pathology required. Experience may not be substituted for the board-certification at this level.

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 300 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.

 

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.


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