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Director of Pathology

Reference Number: 3074
Location: NJ

Our client is a global Biopharma company. They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Director of Pathology.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Integrates diagnostic pathology interpretation with knowledge of disease mechanisms and drug mechanism of action to inform development of pre-clinical and clinical assets.
  • Works closely with research scientists who discover and develop drugs for the treatment of cancer, and research scientists and clinicians who discover and develop biomarkers for pharmacodynamic assessments and patient selection strategies in clinical trials.
  • Works within the Exploratory Clinical and Translational Research (ECTR) Organization, and works within Research and Development to ensure that strategies for the treatment and cure of diseases are based on accurate analysis of pathogenetic mechanisms.
  • An expert with molecular, cellular, systems biology, and pathogenic mechanisms of diseases.
  • Provides pathology support for drug and biomarker discovery programs in oncology as well as other therapeutic areas such as immunoscience and/or fibrosis as the need arises.
  • Good understanding of the principles of other diagnostic modalities and be able to integrate the results across diagnostic platforms in partnership with the leaders of those other modalities.
  • Interacts with key opinion leaders, contract research organizations and diagnostic companies are a routine component of this role.
  • Opportunities for the individual to spend part of their efforts in basic and/or translational research activities that have relevance to the company’s business goals.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • MD required with Board Certification in Anatomic Pathology, or combined Anatomic Pathology/Laboratory Medicine.
  • PhD in a related field and/or pathology subspecialty certification, in addition to the MD degree, will be highly desirable.
  • Clear demonstration of high quality scholarly productivity in a relevant field of biomedical research is required.
  • Must have excellent traditional diagnostic pathology skills and demonstrate a strong ability to interpret pathology data in the context of a detailed and current understanding of molecular and cellular biology concepts.
  • Must have demonstrated their ability to handle several projects at any given time, to work successfully and collaboratively in teams.


Do you have the skills and experience we seek and want to advance your career with one of the world’s leading companies? If so, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3074. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.