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Veterinary Clinical Pathologist

North Chicago, Illinois Req ID 2210140 Category Research and Development Division AbbVie


The Department of Pathology in Preclinical Safety (PCS) at AbbVie has an opening for a Board-Certified Veterinary Clinical Pathologist. The successful candidate will have a passion for bringing his/her scientific skills to the discovery and development of new medicines.


Key Responsibilities will include:

- Evaluate clinical pathology data sets and integrate findings into descriptive/interpretive text for inclusion in pathology reports from regulatory toxicity studies intended to support the development of new therapeutics

- Perform scientific reviews of clinical pathology reports generated by partner organizations

- Clear communication of key clinical pathology findings/correlations to scientific teams from a broad variety of backgrounds

- Serve as subject matter expert to inform/optimize clinical pathology support for preclinical programs

- Cross functional coordination with biomarker scientists and pathologists from multiple sites to explore mechanisms of toxicity

- Contribute to regulatory submissions and other relevant documentation

- Partner with a diverse team of medical technologists, biomarker scientists and pathologists across multiple sites to continually optimize laboratory capabilities and support scientific development for team members



- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM or equivalent)

- Board Certification in Clinical Pathology (ACVP or equivalent)


- Ph.D. in pathology or related scientific discipline is strongly preferred

- Previous experience in pharmaceutical industry or contract research organization is a plus

Key Leadership Competencies:

- Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

- Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

- Ability to develop and execute complex strategies

- Ability to build strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance

- Ability to be an active participant with leadership skills in multidisciplinary scientific teams

- Strong sense of personal responsibility and integrity and strong commitment to quality.

Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Travel: No

Job Type: Experienced

Schedule: Full-time

Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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