• Veterinary Pathologist

    Job Location(s) UK-Harrogate | ES-Madrid | DE-Munich | FR-Paris
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  • Job Overview

    COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide

    support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. 


    We are recruiting a Veterinary Pathologist for our site in Harrogate, UK.

    This is a permanent, full time position, with opportunity for growth and development, reporting to the Scientific Director, Global Pathology (Head of Pathology).


    Education / Qualifications

    • Veterinary degree.
    • FRCPath, or Board certified by the European or American College of Veterinary Pathologists preferred, or elegibility for the above.
    • Formal pathology residency or graduate studies (i.e. MS, PhD) at an institution in which the training of veterinary pathologists is a primary function preferred.


    To be successful in this position, you will possess a Veterinary degree and Certification in Veterinary Pathology. A Board certification by the European or American College of Veterinary Pathologists or eligibility to sit the exam would be a plus. Support to sit the ECVP or ACVP examination is part of our development program.

    We will consider candidates who have completed a residency in Anatomic Pathology and who have an interest in toxicological pathology.



    Additionally, you will need to demonstrate:

    • Strong background in Toxicologic Pathology with 4 years of related experience.
    • Relevant experience in the pharmaceutical drug development industry.
    • Stature and expertise to provide consultancy for key clients.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Familiarity with pathology electronic data capture and reporting systems.
    • Ability to provide scientific guidance and feedback to colleagues and technicians, and to ensure accuracy and compliance with protocols, SOP’s and client expectations of quality histotechnology.
    • Sound knowledge of Animal Protection Law, GLPs and regulatory agency guidelines.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Fluency in English (both verbal and in writing). Fluency in German would be a plus.
    • Limited travel within EU and to USA to Covance sites, conferences and client visits.

    We offer:


    Covance offers a comprehensive benefits package including health cover and contributory pension.


    Covance’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities. 


    At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner.




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