Scientific Director (Director of Pathology); Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist

Your Responsibilities:
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a science-led, global healthcare company that researches and develops innovative products for human health.

GSK currently employs over 100,000 people globally and has offices in more than 115 countries. The Company has major research hubs in the US and UK and an extensive global manufacturing network. GSK research and development is active in four key therapeutic areas including respiratory, infectious disease, oncology, and immuno-inflammation, as well as Discovery support for additional areas of medical interest. We apply small molecule, biopharmaceutical, and other novel approaches such as bioelectronics and cell and gene therapy as part of our innovative frontier.
Our Pathology departments in US and UK deploy talented entrepreneurial veterinary pathologists with a passion for science and multi-discipline integration who apply their broad skillset to advancements in addressing human disease. We are currently seeking an anatomic pathologist to join the US Pathology team, reporting to the Head of Pathology.
Pathology at GSK

At GSK, we understand that the fewer barriers there are, the better our work can be. That's why we encourage our strong global team of pathologists to take an enterprising and highly collaborative, integrative role when assessing the efficacy and safety of our compounds. As project and discovery-enabling pathologists, they enjoy a greater sense of ownership in helping take new target ideas and candidate molecules from early Discovery all the way to regulatory approval. Pathologists in GSK work with many other scientists to address essential biology questions to advance these targets and candidate molecules to patients who are first and foremost in our values and efforts.
Responsible for assessing the safety of novel compounds, you'll undertake histopathology on routine and investigative studies to support patient safety and meet regulatory needs. You will also contribute to study design, data interpretation and integration, peer review pathology, hazard characterization, and risk assessment. You will be encouraged to develop your own area of organ/therapeutic area expertise.

Pathologists in GSK also apply broad based pathobiology skill sets to support Discovery research programs. You will engage in molecular pathology and mechanistic investigations and develop your understanding of molecular mechanisms of disease. As a pathologist, you will have a real opportunity to help improve the translatability of findings from nonclinical studies to the clinic and thereby increase the success of candidate molecules for both efficacy and safety. You will be responsible for presenting and reporting an integrated pathology view and making recommendations for project teams.

We are seeking a talented, flexible, highly motivated veterinary pathologist with sound knowledge and interest in toxicological and experimental pathology to join our team in the US. With a keen problem solving mind, you will be ready to follow your curiosity within an exciting cutting edge scientific environment. GSK provides a remarkable opportunity to develop your career beyond traditional boundaries and play a pivotal role in the creation of drugs which enable people around the world to lead longer, healthier, happier lives.

Why You?

Basic qualifications:
-Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent
-Residency or other specialty training in anatomic pathology
-Board certification in anatomic pathology (ACVP or equivalent)

Preferred qualifications:
-Ph.D. in an aligned scientific field
-Previous industry, CRO or relevant academic experience
-Demonstrated organ/investigative/therapeutic area expertise.


Why GSK?:
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

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