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Associate Pathologist - Veterinary

37,316 P.A. ?
Location: Beckwith
Company: Covance
Hours: Full time
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At our Harrogate, UK facility there is an opening for an Associate Veterinary Pathologist. The pathologist has primary responsibility for reporting and interpreting pathology data from all types of toxicity studies at Labcorp Drug Development. 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: To supervise necropsies, as required, to ensure proper dissection description, sampling and preservation of tissues in accordance with the protocol, and advise on 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 general guidance 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: Maintain working relationships with internal and external clients in order to ensure client satisfaction with the Pathology department deliverables. Liaise with pathologists, study directors, report production personnel.
- Training: to attend courses and meetings and undertake any required formal training to improve their scientific capabilities. Maintain a broad and up to date level of scientific awareness in all aspects of toxicology.
- Veterinary degree or equivalent.
- Higher qualification/PhD in pathology advantageous
- Previous experience in laboratory animal pathology or related pathology
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills
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