WuXi AppTec

  • Veterinary Pathologist

    Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul
    Job ID
    2019-5632
  • Overview

    WuXi AppTec Pathologists contribute to a wide range of critical activities within Biocompatibility, Safety, and Toxicology Testing including but not limited to study evaluation for safety, toxicology, biocompatibility, and combined biocompatibility / toxicology studies for the medical device industry and pharmacology industries.

    Responsibilities

    • Reads and analyzes slides.
    • Provides data to Study Directors for client reports.
    • Provides support and subject expertise to the necropsy and histology staff.
    • Writes pathology reports.
    • Provide consultation to Study Directors on studies.
    • Communicate with sponsors to answer questions and discuss results regarding the pathology report.
    • Assistant facility veterinarian.
    • Evaluate pathology slides microscopically from animals that were found dead or euthanized due to morbidity to try to determine the cause of death or illness.
    • Communicate findings of early animal deaths to the In-Life staff and Facility Veterinarian.
    • Develop continuing education seminars for the staff.
    • Assist in bringing new technology to the pathology department.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and independently, as required.
    • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals.
    • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • May be required to assist in other departments.

    Qualifications

    Experience / Education:  

    • DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) or equivalent.
    • ACVP or ECVP Board eligibility or ACVP or ECVP Board Certification.
    • State Veterinary License (State of Minnesota or other State).
    • Completion of Veterinary Anatomic Pathology Residency Program.
    • Experience in toxicological pathology, implant pathology and biocompatibility testing and knowledge of regulatory requirements is desirable.
    • Minimum 1 year of post residency preferred.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook).
    • Need to be able to read, write and understand English.
    • Adaptability, flexibility and ability to manage changing priorities.
    • Self-responsibility and independence, while at the same time being a team player.

     

    Physical Requirements:          

    • Must be able to work in an office environment with minimal noise conditions.
    • Must not have animal allergies to applicable species in this facility.
    • Must be able to wear appropriate personal protective equipment.
    • Ability to stand /Sit/walk for long periods of time.
    • Clarity of vision.
    • Ability to identify and distinguish colors.
    • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions.

     

    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, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

     

    This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management.

     

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