Company: Charles River Laboratories
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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 SummaryThe on-site
pathologist will work exclusively at the National Institute of
Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and National Toxicology
Program (NTP), and tasks will be assigned by the Chief of the
Cellular and Molecular Pathology Branch (CMPB) or the Head of the
NTP Pathology Evaluation and Peer Review Group (PEPR).
- Serve as the NTP Pathologist for the pathology peer review
process for assigned NTP studies to ensure accuracy and consistency
of the data.
- Attend meetings, as needed, including study design meetings,
pathology data review meetings, CMPB meetings, slide reconciliation
meetings, and Pathology Working Groups
- Write comprehensive pathology narratives for NTP publications.
Recommend and interpret appropriate procedures -
immunohistochemistry, special stains, electron microscopy,
molecular pathology, etc.
- Serve as expert in rodent toxicologic pathology for NTP and for
the toxicology pathology community in general and as a consultant
for other members of the NTP (EPA, FDA, NIOSH, etc.), international
organizations (IARC and WHO), and other scientists in the
- Conduct research independently and/or in collaboration with
other scientists at the NIEHS or from other institutions. Research
may be multidisciplinary - molecular pathology, digital pathology,
morphometry, machine learning/artificial intelligence.
- Give presentations on behalf of the NTP at local, national, and
international meetings, and participate in workshops
- Assist with necropsy supervision and may conduct necropsies,
including gross pathology interpretation, sample collection and
Education & Experience:QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Doctoral degree (D.V.M./V.M.D) from an accredited
veterinary school, or acceptable international equivalent in
Experience: 3 or more years of pathology experience post-D.V.M.;
working knowledge of clinical pathology; specialized training
and/or experience in toxicologic pathology preferred.
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 College of Veterinary
Pathologists (A.C.V.P.) board-certification or ACVP board eligible
is required to enter the grade at the minimum experience level.
Additional years of directly related experience may substitute for
Other: Demonstrated success in technical proficiency, scientific
creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought.
Works on problems of diverse scope in which analysis of data
requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Excercises judgement
within generally defined practices and policies in selecting
methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. 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 120 investigational new
drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment
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