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Experienced Drug Safety Clinical Pathologist
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) is looking for an experienced clinical pathologist with the knowledge and skills to interpret and report on clinical pathology data from regulatory toxicology studies, provide scientific management for the clinical pathology laboratory, be a leader in bringing new biomarker assays into the organization and in providing clinical pathology expertise to project teams and investigative response teams..
Nonclinical Research and Development (NCRD) is an integrated function with responsibility for characterizing nonclinical safety and disposition characteristics of the entire BMS Research and Development pipeline programs, with critical role from early discovery to submission of marketing authorization applications. We utilize our deep expertise in toxicology/pathology, ADME, PK/PD and Bioanalytics in all modalities (small and large molecules, cellular therapies and other novel modalities) to collaborate with peer R&D functions to identify and solve issues, discover high quality drug candidates, enable their clinical development and successful marketing authorizations across the globe.
This is an opportunity to join an expanding company and contribute meaningfully as a team member to drug development and research in a large biopharma. In addition to interpretation and assessment of material from toxicology studies, additional opportunities for this role include membership of Investigative Response Teams (IRT's), Biomarker development, and close interaction and collaboration with Immuno-toxicology and Discovery scientists. Collaboration with our Discovery clinical pathologist is encouraged.
Important Job Responsibilities
Scientific management of the Clinical Pathology group in New Brunswick, NJ (1 supervisor and 4 medical technologists).
Ensure compliance with Good Laboratory Practice and Standard Operating Procedures.
Interpret and investigate the significance of results of clinical pathology data from toxicology studies.
Generates clinical pathology reports that accurately and completely reflect the data collected and the significance of the data to drug registration and safety.
Continuously evaluate and apply, where appropriate, new scientific methodology in order to maintain scientific excellence, to meet research and drug-registration needs, and to resolve toxicity-based issues.
External contributions via presentations at scientific meetings, active membership of professional bodies and publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals are encouraged.
Advanced degree (DVM, or equivalent), with knowledge of clinical pathology, toxicology and related disciplines (e.g., metabolism and pharmacokinetics).
Board certification in clinical pathology (ACVP or equivalent) preferred.
Preferably 5 years or more experience of clinical pathology in industry and/or academia.
Effective written and oral communication, especially as they pertain to writing clear, accurate and concise reports for regulatory dossiers and submissions.
Ability to interpret and apply available data to assess relative risk or hazard to humans.
Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures, Good Laboratory Practice Procedures, US and worldwide regulatory requirements and the drug development process.
Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.