Clinical Veterinary Pathologist 2

Req ID #:  108931

Senneville, Quebec, CA, H9X 3R3

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.


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Job Summary

Charles River Laboratories – Canada Safety Assessment is seeking to hire a Veterinary Clinical Pathologist II for our Senneville (Montreal) site. 

Charles River Laboratories‑Senneville employs a multidisciplinary group of scientists and technical staff that conduct investigative and IND-enabling preclinical studies in non-human primates, dogs, rabbits, minipigs and rodents for drug development for pharmaceutical companies. The Clinical Pathology laboratory is equipped for hematology, clinical chemistry, coagulation, urinalysis and other specialty analyses. The successful candidate will join a group of 4 clinical pathologists and a laboratory staffed by 23 laboratory technologists and support technicians as well as a global group of 17 board certified clinical pathologists located in the USA and Canada. In addition, the Clinical Pathology department in Senneville (Montreal) interacts with a highly qualified staff of 10 board certified anatomic pathologists and more than 40 toxicologists, scientists and laboratory animal medicine veterinarians. 

The primary duties and responsibilities of the role include:

  • Interpretation of study-related clinical pathology data 
  • Generation of clinical pathology reports, as well as cytologic evaluations (i.e. bone marrow, blood smear, and effusions)
  • Provide scientific guidance and leadership to the Department of Clinical Pathology 
  • Additional responsibilities include participation in scientific activities/projects related to Clinical Pathology within the regional and global organization  

The requirements of the role include:

  • D.V.M or equivalent veterinary degree
  • Board certification or board eligibility in clinical pathology by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or by the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ECVCP)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; proficiency in French is an asset but is not mandatory
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as a collaborative team member is essential


Charles River Laboratories is located in Senneville (Montreal), Canada and is approximately 30 minutes from downtown Montreal. Charles River Laboratories offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.  To apply, interested candidates should visit us at http://jobs.criver

Should you have any questions or would like to get more information on the Veterinary Clinical Pathologist II role, please contact our Executive Director of Clinical Pathology Services, Anne Provencher at   



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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.

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 This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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