Pfizer Senior Associate Scientist, Laboratory Animal Services in Cambridge, Massachusetts

To provide direct technical support to partners in Research and Development in the delivery of projects by the completion of experiments, procedures, protocols or studies involving animal models. This position will be responsible for organizing and delivering study support needed on a daily basis as defined by CM Management and research partners. Work with other colleagues in the efficient conduct of techniques and therefore contribute significantly to the advancement of 3Rs. Perform all regulatory responsibilities in compliance with applicable local and/or global regulatory standards. All duties require minimal supervision.

  • Support the project teams in both Research and Development notably, but not exclusively, the Metabolism groups within the Internal Medicine Research Unit by performing technical procedures in the conduct of experiments and protocols and by collecting, recording and exporting data in the delivery of studies.

  • Set a workplace standard through leading by example, showing mastery of all SOP's, regulatory guidelines and Pfizer policies. Exemplify work-place standards, positive habits and behaviors to co-workers.

  • Interact with the key in vivo contacts in project teams to understand their needs, engaging them in a flexible and constructive manner.

  • Contribute to operational excellence notably by the collation of metrics showing the efficient delivery of support across projects teams, including alignment with colleagues in WCM in the delivery of technical support and its associated metrics when required.

  • Mentoring of colleagues in CM and other Research lines in the efficient and refined conduct of technical procedures and therefore contribute significantly to the 3Rs.

  • Assists with the scheduling and approving of requests for research support.

  • Maintains appropriate records in compliance with regulatory and departmental standards, this may include maintaining animal study related records.

May be required to work under one of the following: the United States Department of Agriculture Animal Welfare Act and associated Regulations and Standards, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Good Laboratory Practices, Public Health Service Policy and/or AAALAC accreditation standards.

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Additional Offer Details:

  • Grade: 004Additional Location Information: This role may sit in Cambridge or Andover Massachusetts

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