Thursday, September 6, 2007

Position available at Pfizer

Krista Dobo (Ph.D, 1996) asked me to post the following description of a position that is available in the Genetic Toxicology group at Pfizer. If you would like to see the full description, please contact Mark Hurtt at Pfizer who is the head of the Genetic and Reproductive Toxicology section (

Sr. Principal Scientist/Associate Research Fellow - Genetic Toxicology (R6/R7) Drug Safety Research and Development, Groton, CT, USA

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

Working within the Genetic Toxicology Center of Emphasis of Drug Safety Research and Development, the primary responsibility of this individual will be to provide strategic direction to investigative, screening or technology-based labs and assays and contribute to the overall vision and scientific strategy of the genetic toxicology discipline. The qualified individual will support the work of the Genetic Toxicology COE in one or more of the following 3 major areas: (1) Genetic Toxicology screening (2) GLP Genetic Toxicology testing for regulatory filings (3) Genetic Toxicology mechanistic and risk management studies.


• PhD or equivalent in toxicology, pharmacology, cell or molecular biology or related field with >5 years relevant Genetic Toxicology experience
• M.S. with > 10 years relevant experience
• Experience leading and managing a multi-functional team of at least 3 staff for 5 years in a relevant lab-based environment
(The position description and list of desired qualifications are considerably longer. For additional details, please contact Mark Hurtt at the address above).

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