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Laboratory Manager - University of Adelaide

Term of position: This continuing position is available immediately.

Salary: $83,105 - $93,231 per annum.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 17% may apply.

Closing date: 25 October 2017

University of Adelaide is seeking a Laboratory Manager to coordinate all essential operational activities, including ensuring the VDL’s pathologists, parasitologist, microbiologists and technical staff are effectively supported in their daily technical environment. The Laboratory Manager will organise and provide general support to academic staff and students engaged in undergraduate and clinical student teaching activities in the laboratory, and will also provide hands-on technical diagnostic support.  The VDL Manager works closely with the Clinical Services Lead Pathologist and the VHC Commercial Manager to maintain a high quality of pathology services, and to ensure academic staff and students have an efficient and effective working and learning environment.


Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

  • Diploma or equivalent and/or high level of experience in technical or laboratory related areas is essential.
  • Demonstrated experience in training and supervising others.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and negotiate effectively with a range of clients in a demanding and complex environment.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in technical procedures for areas such as molecular biology, microbiology, clinical pathology, parasitology and/or other disciplines.
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation and/or maintenance of laboratory administrative systems and quality management.
  • Excellent record keeping, file management and reporting skills and a proven ability to manage sensitive and confidential information.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or knowledge of relevant HSW legislation and safety systems

For further information on this exciting role and the University of Adelaide please go to http://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/job/497494/laboratory-manager


Please address and upload your responses to the 'Knowledge and Experience' section of the position description within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Mandy Holloway, HR Officer, telephone: +61 8 83137740 or email: mandy.holloway@adelaide.edu.au


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Veterinary Pathologist

Location:  Gribbles, Melbourne

An opening exists for a full time Veterinary Pathologist at the Clayton laboratory, located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Gribbles has dedicated veterinary laboratories in Melbourne and Adelaide. We provide a diagnostic pathology service for companion animals, livestock, laboratory and zoo animals and wildlife. We also have an active molecular division involved in the development and provision of veterinary diagnostic and screening tests using the latest molecular techniques. Gribbles is owned and backed by the broader network of Australian Clinical Labs, Australia’s third largest pathology provider.


The scope of pathology work at this laboratory is wide and is a true mix of animal pathology, and of both anatomical and clinical pathology. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic veterinary pathologist with a client oriented approach and excellent communication skills to join our Melbourne pathology team. Duties will include interpretation of both anatomical (histopathology) and clinical pathology (haematology, biochemistry, urinalysis, cytology) data and provision of services and advice to submitting veterinarians. We would encourage veterinary pathologists with skill in anatomical pathology, clinical pathology and or an interest or development of further skills in clinical pathology. Our supportive professional environment also provides opportunities for further career development through continuing professional education development and active participation in continuing education seminars for clients.


Essential to the position is a veterinary degree suitable for Australian registration, previous experience in both diagnostic anatomical and clinical veterinary pathology, and a demonstrated commitment to providing a high quality pathology service. Board certification by the ACVP/ECVCP or Fellowship of the ACVSc is preferred, although board-eligible or other highly qualified applicants will also be considered. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.


If you are interested in taking on this exciting challenge, please forward your CV and a covering letter by email to Dr Mark Williamson on +61 3 9538 6735 or mark.williamson@gribbles.com.au – Gribbles Veterinary Pathology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Toxicologic Pathologist, Team Manager – Based in Singapore

MNC Toxicology Research Institute
Lead a team of 10 Technicians
Based in Singapore

The Company:  A MNC Toxicology research centre is seeking for an Anatomic Pathologist to join their team as Manager of the Pathology Group. You will be part of the team to develop a next generation of lifestyle consumer products that will have far reaching impact.

The Role:  From a technical aspect, the Veterinarian Pathologist will be responsible for delivering pathology assessments and providing toxicology, pathology and preclinical expertise to the R&D site. You will provide professional leadership, direction, and guidance as a subject matter expert in pathology for research studies/projects. Also, you will plan and perform pathology assessments to accurately identify key scientific and pathological findings, interpret pathology data sets and author pathology reports which may be used for regulatory submissions.

Functioning at a management level, the Veterinarian Pathologist will be in charge of two major laboratory teams in order to deliver high quality biological samples. You will provide technical leadership by enabling ongoing training and continuing education as well as to evaluate them on their individual performance. In addition, the pathology manager will represents the department at interdisciplinary meetings, internally as well as externally, including establishing and maintaining external relationships by serving as a key liaison between company and external scientific advisors on pathological aspects

What you possess: To be considered for the opportunity, you need be a Doctor in Veterinary Medical specialising in anatomic pathology in laboratory animals such as rodents. Preferable, you are someone who is a Diplomate of American College of Pathology or European College of Pathology.  You have minimum 8 years in pathology and/or drug development projects within a contract research organisation or industrial setting. Ideally, you would possess knowledge of OECD GLP requirements and been working in pre-clinical or nonclinical toxicology research. Inhalation toxicology experience would be highly regarded.
We are seeking a leader with the ability to manage team size of 10 technicians and you are someone adept in navigate matrix organisation with multiple stakeholders.

What you get in return?  The company offers you a fresh perspective. Here, you will never stop exploring and discovering. They take on-the-job learning to another level, giving you every opportunity to develop your career and reach your full potential. With innovative technologies, services, and processes, backed by a competitive salary and compensation package, you will work in a professional setting with clients and team members from all over the world.  This position is on a local package with a one-time relocation support provided to successful international candidate.

Next Steps:  We invite suitable candidates to send your resume to Charis@ethosbc.com and express your interest. Candidates with relevant experience will be contacted for an initial discussion.

Link to apply: https://www.ethosbc.com/applyjob/healthcare-and-lifesciences-jobs/veterinarian-histopathologist-manager/1306228

Veterinary Clinical Pathologist - Gribbles, Melbourne

  • Full time or part time position (flexible)
  • Work with a fantastic team of pathologists
  • Melbourne, Australia - the world's most livable city

A fantastic opportunity exists for a veterinary clinical pathologist to join our Melbourne team.

The client focused role will involve interpretation of diagnostic tests, telephone consultation with submitting veterinarians and managing quality standards through QC and QA programs. You will thrive on developing strong working relationships with laboratory staff and clinical veterinarians and enjoy supporting the business through continuing education seminars for clients.

As an experienced diagnostic pathologist, you have exceptional veterinary diagnostic laboratory knowledge and can demonstrate a history of providing high quality, client-oriented pathology. Essential to this position is a veterinary degree suitable for registration in Australia. Board certification by the ACVP/ECVP or Fellowship of the ANZCVS is preferred.
To submit your application please forward your resume and a covering letter by email to Melinda McGrath, CEO of Australian Clinical Labs, melinda.mcgrath@clinicallabs.com.au  Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Dr Mark Williamson on +61 3 95386735 or mark.williamson@gribbles.com.au


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Anatomic Veterinary Pathologist, Academic Specialist

The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) (https://animalhealth.msu.edu/) in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a position in anatomic pathology as an Academic Specialist. Applicants must have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree. Board certification or eligibility by the American or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP or ECVP) is strongly desired. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required. This position is in the university’s Academic Specialist Continuing Appointment System. A complete description of the MSU Academic Specialist system is available at: http://www.hr.msu.edu/documents/facacadhandbooks/academicspecialist/

To apply, go to: https://careers.msu.edu. Job number 446768. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae along with the names and contact information for three professional references who will be asked to evaluate the candidate's diagnostic acumen, interpersonal and communication skills, research experience and potential, and teaching attributes. Candidates must also include a letter of intent specifying their qualifications, professional experience, career goals, history of funding, and statement of future collaborative research plans.

Informal inquiries to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Rebecca Smedley, are welcome (phone: 517- 432-4803 or smedley1@dcpah.msu.edu). Review of applications will be initiated as of August 25, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Further information on the position advertisement

Veterinary Pathologist - AHHL, Geelong

Location:    AHHL, Geelong
Salary:       AU$95K - AU$103K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Reference No:  46061

The Veterinary Pathologist role within CSIRO Health and Biosecurity supports our animal studies in the Dangerous Pathogens area. This role will require working at high levels of bio-containment and with a variety of serious human and veterinary pathogens.

As part of the Dangerous Pathogens team, the Veterinary Pathologist will provide support for animal challenge experiments with a variety of infectious agents at different levels of bio-containment. They will use their expertise in pathology to assist in the development, implementation and interpretation of research projects in the area of zoonotic and emergency animal diseases for the purpose of mitigating their impact on Australian society, economy and environment. The role will also communicate the outcomes of the research through written and oral means, and provide technical and policy advice when necessary.

For further information on the position including duties and key result areas, security assessment and microbiological and security requirements for personnel working on the AHHL site, selection criteria and how to apply click here