Veterinary Pathologist at BASF SE
Our Bioscience Research Division works on innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers in sectors, such as the agricultural sector or food industry. Our goal is to improve the quality of life and protect the environment through bioscience. Our creative and diverse team embodies mutual respect and develops market-driven innovations, which make our customers successful.
The main working area of our pathology unit within the department of Toxicology and Ecotoxicology is the whole pathology technique from necropsy to histopathological assessment of tissues from animal studies. Join our team and be the study pathologist for all types of mechanistic and regulatory studies.
You ensure scientific evaluation and interpretation of pathology data by concurrent adherence to international regulatory guidelines, INHAND nomenclature as well as GLP and ISO principles.
Besides, you will provide scientific and technical expertise in immunohistochemistry techniques, digital pathology and associated molecular pathology applications.
You will participate in the scientific development and establishing of new methods and contribute to publication and communication whenever possible.
Furthermore, you will supervise necropsies and perform histopathological examinations on a wide variety of laboratory species.
You will ensure that work performed is in accordance with the requirements of the study plan and in full compliance with GLP as well as ISO.
Last but not least, you will strive continuously for improvement of criteria for efficiency, quality, and safety.
PhD or equivalent in veterinary medicine and additional 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 from a contract research organization or pharmaceutical industry
knowledge of basic toxicology, laboratory animal science and animal welfare
excellent oral and written communication skills in English
high level of interpersonal skills, such as strong leadership and management skills.