Serve as a scientist in the conduct of assigned nonclinical research studies of basic complexity, to include study management, performance of studies, interpretation and reporting of study data, and assuring the regulatory compliance of these projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
With guidance from senior scientific staff, serve as a study director in the direction and execution of assigned studies in compliance with GLP regulations as they apply to the conduct of nonclinical research.
Generate high-quality protocols, amendments, and reports appropriate for assigned studies.
Perform and execute studies in the laboratory according to the study protocol. Review, interpret, integrate, and present data on assigned studies, using the assistance of senior scientific staff as appropriate.
Function as contact, with guidance from senior scientific staff, for the planning and execution of sponsor interaction related to assigned studies, including proposal management and study scheduling, conduct and reporting.
Provide technical guidance to the research staff.
Attend scientific meetings, conferences and training courses to enhance job and professional skills.
Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree (B.S./B.A.) or equivalent in a scientific related discipline. Related Master's degree (M.S./M.A.) or PhD/DVM preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 5 years related experience in the contract research or pharmaceutical industry, to include at least 2 years as a Research Associate or equivalent role.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Certification/Licensure: None. Other: Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize work and meet deadlines. Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft® Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. and with standard laboratory calculations.
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