Job Details
Mpls - Minneapolis, MN
Full Time
Graduate Degree

Performs duties related to pathology services in a preclinical, GLP research setting with regard to safety, biocompatibility and systemic toxicity studies conducted in compliance with applicable FDA and other national and international regulatory agency standards. This includes:

  • Interpreting gross, microscopic, and clinical pathology study data 
  • Consulting with clients and study directors on pathology findings
  • Completing timely and accurate protocol-driven pathology reports
  • Developing pathology methodologies, study designs and animal models for protocols
  • Collaborating with facility veterinarians to generate diagnostic pathology data and interpretation of results in support of colony health objectives and needs
  • Performing necropsy and gross dissections in conjunction with necropsy personnel, as needed
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or Doctor of Medicine (MD) from an accredited university is required.
  • Board certification in anatomic pathology by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (DACVP), the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP), or equivalent bodies is desired. 
  • Two or more years of implantable medical device pathology or toxicological pathology experience with a broad knowledge of animal models (goats, cattle, swine, sheep, rabbits, rodents and dogs) or experience in medical device design/utilization or pharmaceutical development/utilization within a related industry is desirable.
  • In-depth knowledge of GLP regulations and FDA medical device preclinical guidance documents is highly desirable.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated statistical, analytical, project management, and scientific writing skills as evidenced by scientific publications and/or successful medical device or pharmaceutical regulatory submissions is preferred. 
  • Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and digital imaging/morphometry software.
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