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Global Science and Technology (GST) - Comparative Medicine is seeking for a motivated and innovation driven candidate (as a Scientist). The candidate will report to the site lead of GST and work with a talented team in developing and executing translational animal models and imaging endpoints in oncology research and other therapeutic areas. The candidate should have experience in in vitro cell culture and in vivo animal models, imaging technologies and software tools for data and image analysis. The candidate should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to work in a matrix environment with investigative partners, research unit scientists, comparative medicine/GST colleagues. The candidate will collaborate with comparative medicine colleagues, mentor junior level scientists and champion the goal of flawless animal care and embrace the 3 R's (reduce, refine and replace) for animal welfare.


+ Work collaboratively with a team of scientists and Comparative Medicine technical staff to develop novel translational animal models and imaging methodologies to advance the Worldwide Research, Development and Medical (WRDM) portfolio.

+ Demonstrate curiosity and be an active learner of science, technology, analytical tools to address the rapid developments in the imaging methods and animal models.

+ Ability to independently design and conduct studies to evaluate efficacy, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamic biomarkers and safety endpoints.

+ Ability to train, mentor and delegate technical work to junior scientists and technicians.

+ Ability to develop reports, posters, presentations to communicate internally with project teams.

+ Interface with technology vendors and maintenance of equipment periodically.

+ Must work in compliance with the United States Department of Agriculture Animal Welfare Act and associated Regulations and Standards, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, AAALAC accreditation standards, and under local IACUC guidelines.


+ BS degree required

+ 3-5 years of experience in an academic or an industry setting, with knowledge of drug discovery research.

+ Strong technical and scientific expertise in evaluating in vivo animal modeling including tumor xenografts and genetically engineered mice models.

+ Experience in performing in vitro cell culture, histology and flow cytometry.

+ Experience in in vivo imaging technologies.

+ Proficiency with at least one image analysis and visualization package (e.g. AMIDE, OsiriX, Amira, VivoQuant, etc.).

+ Good communication, leadership and social skills to work above and below the line management.


+ MS degree preferred

+ Experience in Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Fluorescent Molecular Tomography (FMT), Computed Tomography (CT), Ultrasound Imaging and analysis.

+ Writing Posters and publications.


+ Able to travel domestically

+ Able to perform hours of data analysis/interpretation

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+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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Research and Development
Posted: 2020-01-13 Expires: 2020-04-16

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