Veterinary Pathologist (f/m/d)

 Evotec SE  Hamburg
Evotec is a leader in the discovery and development of novel drugs. It has built substantial drug discovery expertise and an industrialized platform that can drive new, innovative therapeutic agents into the clinic. The company offers services and alliances based on its wealth of state-of-the-art technology platforms and its ever-expanding range of integrated capabilities spanning the entire drug discovery process.

The In Vivo Pharmacology Department in Hamburg is looking for a highly motivated and passionate

Veterinary Pathologist (f/m/d)

permanent position in part-time (50 - 75 %)

with a focus on pre-clinical research, drug development and biomarker discovery.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Perform histopathological analyses for pre-clinical and toxicological studies (non-GLP)
  • Read microscope slides of any organs and tissues from predominantly rodent models of metabolic, inflam­ma­tory, degenerative, fibrosing, infectious, neo­plastic and other diseases, occasionally also from non-rodent mammalian species
  • Interpret conventional histological stains (H&E, PAS, etc.), immuno­histo­logical labelings (immuno­histo­chemistry, immuno­fluore­scence) and RNAscope® in‑situ‑hybridisation results
  • Evaluate and document morphological findings, pathological changes, and patterns of expres­sion/ (co‑)locali­za­tion of targets and markers
  • Author and deliver written reports, complying with deadlines
  • Attend face-to-face and online meetings with clients and collaboration partners
  • Present, explain and discuss your findings in interdisciplinary settings
  • Cooperate with histology lab staff, provide feedback on results and quality, assist in trouble-shooting, and support optimisation of processes and deliverables to set and meet highest standards
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external partners, ensure client satisfaction
  • Keep yourself up to date with the state of the art of your profession; attend scientific meetings and continu­ing education seminars

Your optional responsibilities (up to 25 % of working time):

  • Collaborate with Evotec’s global veterinary group
  • Perform veterinary care of laboratory animals (mice, rats), assist in health monitoring
  • Assist in laboratory animal sciences
  • Discuss animal permits with scientists
  • Join the IACUC (institutional animal care and use committee)

Your ideal qualification:

  • Doctor’s degree in veterinary medicine (DVM/Dr. med. vet.), ideally board-certified veterinary pathologist (Fachtierarzt für Pathologie) or advanced trainee/resident with the main focus on and long-term experience in veterinary pathology
  • Scientific research experience in academia or industry, proficiency in statistics is desirable
  • Required only for optional responsibilities in veterinary care: FELASA C certification (can be accomplished "on the fly")
  • Desirable for optional responsibilities in veterinary care: experience with AAALAC
  • Excellent proficiency in written and spoken English language, German would be a plus
  • Scientific attitude and an analytical mind
  • Critical awareness of potential bias and error sources
  • Capability for cooperative working in interdisciplinary teams and readiness to provide and receive feedback
  • Talent for organization, self-organization and time management

Our offer:

  • A permanent position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community
  • A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork
  • Company pension scheme, flexible working hours, holiday pay, and annual bonus depending on per­for­mance


To apply, please click on the "Apply" button and provide your application documents (CV and cover letter, including the earliest possible start date and salary requirements). We are curious to get to know you, and we are looking forward to your application.

Evotec SE • Human Resources • Essener Bogen 7 • 22419 Hamburg
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About Evotec SE

Evotec is a leader in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs with operational sites in Europe and the US. The company has built substantial drug discovery expertise and an industrialized platform that can drive new innovative small molecule compounds into the clinic. In addition, Evotec has built a deep internal knowledge base in the treatment of diseases related to...
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