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(Senior) Principal Scientist Histopathology (m/f/d)


Requirements as Principal Scientist

  • Master's degree in life science, medicine- or veterinary studies, alternatively completed vocational training with longtime professional experience in an international environment.
  • A PhD, MD, or DVM with post graduate trainings in veterinary- or medical pathology would be advantageous
  • Several years of experience as a research-, toxicologic- or medical pathologist in the pharmaceutical- or biotech industry
  • Excellent interpersonal-, communication- and presentation skills in English paired with the ability to work in a global team environment

Additional Requirements as Senior Principal Scientist

  • PhD, MD, or DVM with post graduate training in veterinary pathology or medical pathologist
  • Experience in leading people

Tasks & responsibilities as Principal Scientist

  • As Principal Scientist you lead the Histopathology laboratory in Discovery Research Germany staffed with a team of highly motivated employees.
  • You are responsible for the evaluation and assessment of histology- and histopathology related questions and tasks from all research departments such as (cancer) immunology, ophthalmology, neuroscience, cardiometabolic and respiratory diseases.
  • As team member in global research project teams, you support target / biomarker discovery, validation of disease animal models, treatment efficacy of compound testing in in-vivo / in-vitro systems as well as the evaluation of potential side effects therein.
  • To this end, your lab collaborates with Molecular Pathology and Digital Image Analysis experts.
  • You are responsible for the establishment, continuous improvement, and automatization of technologies for a highly specialized and state-of-the-art histopathology laboratory for the evaluation of targets / biomarkers in human-, xenograft- and animal model tissue samples.
  • You peer review research conducted at academia and CROs.

Additional Tasks & responsibilities as Senior Principal Scientist

  • You represent a key team member in global research project teams
  • You set up and lead international academic collaborations and initiatives and peer review research conducted at academia and CROs.

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Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG
88397 Biberach