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Veterinary Pathologist III

45,049 P.A. ?
Location: Beckwith
Company: Covance
Hours: Full time
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At our Harrogate, UK facility, there is an opening for a Senior Veterinary Pathologist. The pathologist has primary responsibility for reporting and interpreting pathology data from Labcorp Drug Development clinical studies. Furthermore, the incumbent 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. Additional key reponsibilities include;
- Protocols: To advise on all aspects of pathology requirements in toxicity studies, as required.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Advisory: To assist and advise study directors, and operational personnel in necropsy and histology in the scientific and operational aspects of the data generation and review. To supervise, peer review and advise pathologists in training in the pathology department.
- Organisational: To provide or advise on the general areas of operational management required to maintain and improve the efficiency and image of the pathology group such as computerisation, and publications.
- 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.
- Development: Initiate or participate in special projects or develop an area of expertise on an as needed basis

- Veterinary degree or equivalent
- Higher qualification/PhD in pathology advantageous

- Previous experience in toxicologic pathology advantageous
- Ability to work independently
- Demonstrated expertise in evaluating pathology data
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
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