Veterinary Pathologist


At Labcorp, we deliver answers for crucial health questions—because the more we know, the better life can be.

The groups we serve include managed care organizations, biopharmaceutical companies, governmental agencies, physicians and other healthcare providers, hospitals and health systems, employers, patients and consumers, contract research organizations, and independent clinical laboratories.

Our site in Münster, Germany, is internationally recognized for its scientific and operational excellence in primate toxicology testing.

We are recruiting a Junior/Senior Veterinary Pathologist for our local Pathology team, comprised of three pathologists and two pathology assistants.

This is a permanent, full time position, with opportunity for growth and development, reporting to the Director of Pathology, Münster.

About the Job

Within this position, your duties will include:

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.

Author comprehensive pathology narrative reports of microscopic, gross, and clinical pathology findings, while meeting report deadlines.

Provide pathology support in the interpretation of drug-related toxicology findings in safety studies.

Conduct formal peer reviews and review pathology narratives for scientific content and quality.

Supervise necropsies and provide scientific guidance to necropsy technicians to ensure accuracy and compliance with protocols and SOP’s.

Communicate the significance of pathologic findings to study directors, clients and other individuals.

Ensure close interaction, collaboration and communication within the Global Pathology Organization.

Promote the scientific excellence of the Labcorp Münster Site via publications as well as participation and presentations at international scientific meetings.

About You

To be successful in this position, you will possess a Veterinary degree with a residency in Veterinary Pathology and national certification for Veterinary Pathology. A Board certification by the European or American College of Veterinary Pathologists or a PhD would be a plus.

Additionally, you will need to demonstrate:

Strong background in Toxicologic Pathology with 4 years of related experience (Senior Pathologist position).

Relevant experience in the pharmaceutical drug development industry (Senior Pathologist position).

Stature and expertise to provide consultancy for key clients (Senior Pathologist position).

Ability to work independently.

Familiarity with pathology electronic data capture and reporting systems.

Ability to provide scientific guidance and feedback to colleagues and technicians, and to ensure accuracy and compliance with protocols, SOP’s and client expectations of quality histotechnology.

Sound knowledge of Animal Protection Law, GLPs and regulatory agency guidelines.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills.

Fluency in English (both verbal and in writing). Fluency in German would be a plus.

Limited travel within EU and to USA to Labcorp sites, conferences and client visits.

We Offer

L abcorp offers a comprehensive benefits package including health cover and contributory pension. For eligible veterinary pathologists, support to pass the ECVP or ACVP examination is part of our development program. Labcorp’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities.

At Labcorp, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner.

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Stellenangebot in: Munster