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Scientist, Comparative Medicine


Andover, MA
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**Role Summary**

This role will advance the WRD portfolio through developing and executing animal models of disease

**Role Responsibilities**

+ Collaborate with Pfizer Research Unit scientists and Investigative Partners to develop and execute animal models of disease.

+ Independently perform in vivo and other scientific studies utilizing a variety of techniques and technologies in support of the Pfizer therapeutic portfolio.

+ Ensure flawless animal care and welfare in conducting research studies through study design and implementation, and championing the "3 Rs" principles.

+ Work with research project teams to define study needs and to report and interpret study results.

+ Liaise with the Research Unit scientists and other investigative partners to best utilize GST resources to support the therapeutic portfolio.

+ Produce reports, posters, talks, and other project communications, and contribute to manuscripts.

+ Develop new techniques and technologies for in vivo research, and operate and maintain laboratory equipment.

+ Participate in group, departmental, and Pfizer teams for improving process or other organizational endeavors.

**Qualifications** :

+ BS/BA in related field required, Master's preferred.

+ Minimum 3-5 years' experience in scientific research, preferably in a drug discovery setting.

+ Familiarity with one or several imaging modalities such as ultrasound, elastography, micro-CT, pQCT, optical imaging (FM, IVIS) and other methods.

+ Experience working with animal models of human diseases.

+ Independent study conduct and proficiency in multiple laboratories and in vivo techniques.

+ Experience in directing studies and project team reporting.

+ Has contributed to manuscripts and reports, and made internal presentations.

All colleagues should have functional knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, calendar management and Internet Explorer. Colleagues should be able to use on line systems such as time tracking and document management . (e.g. SharePoint, Activity Tracker) Knowledge and use of other systems based upon job function may be required.

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.

**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

**Sunshine Act**

+ Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

**Additional Offer Details:**

+ Last Date to Apply for Job: November 6, 2017

+ This job is Pfizer Exempt US Grade: 006

+ Additional Location Information: Cambridge, MA

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
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