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Senior Veterinary Pathologist (all genders) - (unlimited / fulltime)

Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Req ID 2210194 Category Research and Development Division AbbVie

Enable discovery and development of new drugs by supporting our pathology unit within the department of Preclinical Safety in Germany. 


  • You ensure scientific evaluation and interpretation of pathology data by concurrent adherence to international regulatory guidelines.
  • Tasks include:
    • providing input to study protocols,
    • supervise necropsies,
    • perform histopathological examinations in rodent and non-rodent studies, and correlate these findings with necropsy, organ weight and clinical pathology findings
    • authoring reports for non-clinical toxicology studies
    • conduct formal peer reviews
  • You will provide scientific and technical expertise to project teams (by serving as a toxicology project representative) and thereby closely interact with Neuroscience Discovery
  • You will participate in the scientific development and establishing of new methods and contribute to publication and communication whenever possible.
  • You will ensure close interaction, collaboration, and communication within the Global Pathology Organization
  • Finally, you will strive continuously for improvement of criteria for efficiency, quality, and safety.

  • PhD or equivalent in veterinary medicine and certified qualification in veterinary pathology
  • Board certification by the European or the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (DECVP or DACVP) or equivalent
  • Ideally substantial expertise in toxicologic or investigative pathology
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • High level of interpersonal skills, such as strong leadership and communication skills, strong team player
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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