American College of Veterinary Pathologists
2424 American Lane
Madison, WI 53704
Veterinary Pathologist - Biologics Discovery
Palo Alto, CA
November 4, 2010
Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company - one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of people like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
Under the supervision of and with guidance from the Senior Director of Pathology, the successful candidate will provide veterinary pathology expertise to enable Biologics drug discovery at the Merck Research Laboratories in Palo Alto, CA. This position offers exciting opportunities for a highly motivated individual to develop a drug-discovery pathology service focusing on rodent models of disease using state-of-the-art facilities and working with highly skilled staff members. The pathologist will provide leadership for one or more core groups within Pathology, focusing on applying and developing cutting-edge histopathologic analysis. In addition, he/she will conduct or provide guidance for comprehensive gross and histological evaluations and interpret significant findings from laboratory small animal models. Scientific collaboration with research scientists in animal model development, research study design and analysis is essential. The pathologist will also serve as part of a multidisciplinary team of professionals who support quality laboratory animal care and use.
DVM/VMD degree or equivalent is required. Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Pathology or the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine is preferred as well as specific expertise in anatomic pathology of laboratory small animals. Strong candidates without ACVP board-eligibility or certification but willing to concomitantly train in Veterinary Pathology will be considered. Knowledge of techniques used in laboratory animal model development and research is also required.
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To be considered for this position, please visit our career site at www.ecentralmetrics.com/url/?u=1955462404-307 to create a profile and submit your resume for requisition # PAT000102. Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V - proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
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