Senior Scientist – Head, Pathology Laboratories, DNTP/NIEHS

The Division of the National Toxicology Program (DNTP), Cellular and Molecular Pathology Branch (CMPB) is seeking a highly motivated comparative pathologist with expertise in toxicologic pathology and management of pathology laboratories to support the National Toxicology Program (NTP) toxicology and carcinogenicity studies as well as NIEHS intramural investigators.  The CMPB is within the Division of the National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NTP is an interagency program and world leader whose mission is to evaluate agents of public health concern by developing and applying the tools of modern pathology, toxicology and molecular biology.

The candidate must have experience directing and managing pathology laboratories; extensive knowledge and expertise in rodent necropsy, histology, immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy, and demonstrated experience incorporating new technologies into core laboratory operations. In addition, the candidate must have experience managing pathology laboratory budgets, and professional and technical personnel. Experience in overseeing pathology archives resources and frozen tissue bank repositories is preferred.

The candidate must have demonstrated experience in preclinical toxicity and carcinogenicity study design and conduct, including studies to investigate the mechanisms and pathogenesis of toxicity and carcinogenesis, and analysis/evaluation of large/complex pathology and toxicology data sets.

The candidate will be nationally and internationally recognized as an expert/authority in the field of toxicologic pathology, and toxicity and carcinogenicity testing. The candidate must have demonstrated experience in establishing working relationships with members of international groups and organizations that are key decision makers in the establishment of pathology standards and best practices. The candidate will be expected to represent the NIEHS/NTP at national and international meetings and symposia.

This position has minimum qualifications requirements that must be met in order for a candidate to be considered. The ideal candidate for this position will have a DVM or equivalent medical degree. While not required, a PhD in Pathology or equivalent field is preferred. Board certification in Anatomic Pathology by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists or equivalent is also preferred.

Applications for this position will be accepted May 28, 2019 through June 6, 2019 only. To apply, please visit In addition to the USAJOBS supporting documentation requirements, the candidate may be asked to provide additional information about employment history as part of the hiring process that will highlight key qualifications. If you have questions regarding how to apply, or need additional information, please contact Angela Davis at 984-287-3018 or

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DHHS, NIH, NIEHS are an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.