Are you an individual who is inspired by new challenges, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and is seeking a career at the forefront of medical innovation? If this describes you, we encourage you to apply for the position of Veterinary Pathologist at American Preclinical Services (APS).
Located in a northern suburb of Minneapolis, MN, APS is a dynamic, growing company specializing in medical device and pharmaceutical testing. APS is a full service, AAALAC and ISO 17025 accredited, USDA registered and GLP-compliant Contract Research Organization (CRO). The successful candidate will join a team of five anatomic pathologists at APS.
Responsibilities: 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 (ACVP), 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.
About American Preclinical Services
We are a preclinical contract research organization that provides clients with preclinical research to assist them with getting permission for clinical trials