Syngenta Seeks Veterinary Pathologist

Posted on June 15, 2022
Syngenta Seeks Veterinary Pathologist
Position Title: 

Veterinary Pathologist


Position Summary:
We are looking for an experienced toxicologic pathologist working within Product Safety, Toxicology. You will work as part of multi-disciplinary product development team to deliver complex R&D programs to support plant protection products through the development process and global regulatory submissions. As part of our cross-functional technical teams, you will also provide advice to internal stakeholders on toxicologic pathology and clinical pathology across all phases of the research and development process, as well as providing expertise to support the development and registration of Syngenta products.  Recently, Syngenta has moved into the fields of biologicals and pathology interpretation of studies involving biologically derived test items would be an advantage.  This is a global post with the possibility of working from home for some of the time.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of pathology in support of agrochemical discovery and development and have a strong insight into the agrochemical industry, including academic and industrial partners, competitors, and regulatory agencies.
  • Peer review of all repeat dose laboratory animal toxicity studies conducted at global contract research organizations (CROs)
  • Perform scientific review of pathology reports, hematology and biochemistry data and study plans
  • Be familiar with digital pathology, in particular digital peer review
  • Be the bridge between the study pathologist at the CRO and the toxicologists in Syngenta Human Safety, leading to effective compound development
  • Serve as an expert consultant in pathology-related issues
  • Provide expert scientific expertise for experimental design, mode of action studies and other aspects of research studies as needed
  • Ensure appropriate pathology processes are in place to respond to regulatory changes
  • Identify internal and external industry trends in toxicological pathology
  • Contribute to innovative mechanism of action (MOA) research
  • Training: to attend courses and meetings and undertake any required formal training to improve their scientific capabilities. Maintain a broad and up to date level of scientific awareness in all aspects of toxicology and pathology
  • Veterinary degree (DVM, VMD, BVM&S, BVSc or equivalent) from an accredited veterinary school, or acceptable international equivalent in veterinary medicine
  • FRCPath or Diplomate of ACVP or ECVP, desirable but not necessary
  • Experience in toxicologic pathology desirable; or at least 1-5 years’ experience in toxicologic pathology environment
  • Demonstrated expertise in evaluating pathology data and conducting pathology peer reviews
  • Higher qualification/MSc or PhD advantageous
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in working in teams
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