Director, Pathology

Req ID #:  201072
Location: 

Spencerville, OH, US, 45887

For 75 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

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

We are seeking an experienced Director, Pathology for our Spencerville, OH facility.

The Director, Pathology is responsible for directing the development, interpretation, implementation and achievement of short- and long-range objectives, policies, budgets and operating plans for the local level. Responsible for financial performance, customer satisfaction, scientific performance and the regulatory compliance of the scientific and technical staff. Locally manage personnel issues, supervise policies and serve as the on-site representative for business unit and act as champion for company-wide initiatives.

Job Qualifications

Job Qualifications

  • Education:  Veterinary degree (D.V.M. or equivalent) from an accredited veterinary school, or acceptable international equivalent in veterinary medicine.
  • Experience: Significant amount of pathology experience post-veterinary degree qualification; specialized training and/or experience in toxicologic pathology required; working knowledge of clinical pathology preferred.
  • Management and/or business planning experience required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  American/European College of Veterinary Pathologists, Royal College of Pathologists (ACVP/ECVP/FRCPath) board-certification or equivalent required.   Experience may NOT be substituted for the board-certification at this level.  Master’s or Doctoral level in Research preferred.
  • Other:  Expert knowledge of scientific principles and concepts. Must have a reputation as a leader with sustained performance and accomplishment.  Demonstrated success in technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought.  Able to work on complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize work and meet deadlines.  Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheet and database software.

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 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 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.

 

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 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

 

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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