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Toxicologic Pathologist

Raleigh, North Carolina
Job Type
13 Jun 2022

Inotiv is a growing contemporary drug discovery and development company where we "Play to Win" in an industry rich with opportunity. Together, we face challenges and together we win in the delivery of world-class drug discovery and development solutions that impact the health and well-being of people all over the world. There's an opportunity for everyone at all phases of a career, each individual's unique skill set has an impact on the work we conduct. If you have the talent and desire to impact the quality of people's lives, we have the career opportunities to make it happen.

Join us in embracing research and science to impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.

Job Summary

Inotiv's accelerating growth is fueled in part by a drive to contemporize and innovate across the organization. We are looking for an experienced self-directed individual to contribute to our division of Toxicologic Pathology. The successful candidate will independently aid in study design, evaluation of gross and microscopic tissue effects, and contribute to the overall safety assessment profile of candidate drug compounds for our clients. In addition, they may also use a variety of ancillary methods (IHC, in situ hybridization, etc.) and may oversee regulatory or investigative studies and serve on multidisciplinary drug-development teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide gross and/or microscopic tissue evaluation and interpretation of study data with nominal supervision
  • Preparation of a pathology report, pathology summary, and/or peer review statement
  • Provide clear and accurate documentation and data entry according to SOP/GLP requirements
  • Supervision of necropsy/histology activities as needed
  • May serve as a peer review pathologist of histopathology and overall pathology interpretation
  • Assure that relevant SOPs are followed and that any deviation from GLPs, SOPs, or protocol/study plan is documented and communicated to the Study Director and Principal Investigator
  • Provide training, technical guidance and leadership to laboratory staff and less experienced pathologists
  • Selection or review the appropriateness of methodologies to be used for proper identification/explanation of abnormal findings
  • Serve as a pathology consultant as needed for pathology-related issues

Skills and Abilities

  • Maintain thorough knowledge of facility SOPs, policies, study protocols, etc.
  • Understanding of GMP/GLP/GCP regulations
  • A working knowledge and awareness of general laboratory procedures
  • Ability to use a computer to enter data into databases and utilize the appropriate software
  • Displays versatility and accuracy when performing various tasks, some of which may be difficult and/or non-routine.
  • Maintain confidential information
  • Support and participate in company initiatives as directed
  • Ability to adhere to all company policies, safety regulations and procedures.
  • Proficient in the use of computer software applications as needed (e.g., Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Interact with clients, other employees, and the community in a professional manner
  • Effective organizational, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Available for occasional business travel.
  • Demonstrate Inotiv Core Values and adhere to Code of Conduct

Education and Experience

  • DVM from accredited veterinary school or acceptable international equivalent
  • ACVP or ECVP certification in Anatomic Pathology
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in toxicologic pathology or preclinical drug development

Physical Activity and Working Conditions

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior office or laboratory environment
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • The noise level is usually moderate
  • Requires moderate physical activity with frequent talking, standing, walking and repetitive movement of hands and fingers, reaching and lifting 10 -50 pounds.
  • Use of PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) when required (i.e., able to wear latex or nitrile gloves, dust mask or respirator, and safety glasses as required)

Salary will be commensurate with experience and responsibilities. Benefits include health and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, paid time off, paid parental leave, 401K participation with company match, etc.

Inotiv is a proud equal opportunity employer and an E-Verify employer.

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  • Job Reference: 623860009-2
  • Date Posted: 13 June 2022
  • Recruiter: INOTIV
  • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent