Covance

  • Associate Anatomic Pathologist

    Job Location(s) US-WI-Madison
    Job Number
    2018-22914
    Job Category
    Scientific Advanced Degree
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    We have a unique trainee opportunity for an Associate Anatomic Pathologist . Come join a global team of veterinary pathologists focused on providing high quality support to nonclinical studies spanning all phases of drug development.  Due to our continuous growth, we are looking for an associate veterinary pathologist at our site in Madison Wisconsin. Covance’s work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide.  Be a part of this life-saving work.

     

    The associate pathologist has primary responsibility for reporting and interpreting pathology data from all types of toxicity studies in Covance under the direct supervision of an experienced pathologist.

    The individual has a responsibility to conduct all work in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements, and specifically those regulations (GLP) specified in the study plans, protocols, or work agreements governing the work in which they are involved.

     

    • Necropsy: supervise and if necessary assist with necropsies on laboratory animals. This will include dissection according to the protocol and the description and recording of gross abnormalities.
    • Histopathology: Perform the microscopic evaluation and interpretation of tissue sections from animals exposed to test materials and correlate these findings with necropsy, organ weight and clinical pathology findings under the direct supervision of a senior or principal pathologist
    • Reports: to evaluate, report and interpret necropsy and histopathology data under the direct supervision of a senior or principal pathologist. Communicate the significance of pathologic findings to study directors, clients and other individuals under the direct supervision of a senior or principal pathologist
    • Interaction: to liaise with other members of Covance and with clients to ensure efficient pathological evaluation of assigned toxicity studies. Interact with pathologists, clinical pathology technicians, study directors, report production personnel.
    • Organizational: to assist, as required, with the general operational management of the pathology group in areas such as computerization, publications, Veterinary Services support etc.
    • Training: to attend courses and meetings and undertake any required formal training to improve their scientific capabilities and help with the ACVP board certification examination. Maintain a broad and up to date level of scientific awareness in all aspects of toxicology.

     

    What we’re looking for in you:

     

    • DVM/VMD degree or equivalent
    • Formal pathology residency or graduate studies (i.e. MS, PhD) at an institution in which the training of veterinary anatomic pathologists is a primary function
    • Veterinary degree or equivalent.
    • Previous experience in laboratory animal pathology or related pathology.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills

     

    There is no better time to join us!

    Education/Qualifications

    • DVM/VMD degree or equivalent
    • Formal pathology residency or graduate studies (i.e. MS, PhD) at an institution in which the training of veterinary anatomic pathologists is a primary function
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    Experience

    • Little or no previous experience in anatomic pathology.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.

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