Thursday, 04 August 2016 16:34

Senior Research Associate - Regulatory Testing Division Featured

  • Title: Senior Research Associate - Regulatory Testing Division
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Field of research: Toxicology/Cosmetics
  • Company name: PETA International Science Consortium Ltd.
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  • Country: United States
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  • Description:

    Position Objective:

    To provide research support for animal-testing issues in furtherance of PETA's advocacy on behalf of animals used in government-mandated testing


    Telecommuting opportunities available on the East Coast.

    Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Independently research and interpret a variety of animal protection issues to as it relates to reducing and replacing animal testing required by regulatory agencies
    • Secure and lead formal meetings with companies and government agencies for scientific discussion of testing concerns
    • Present complex and potentially controversial recommendations and routinely represent the organization in dealings with multinational companies, regulatory agencies, public- and private-sector organizations, international forums, media, and advocacy and special-interest groups
    • Obtain the necessary data for writing factsheets, reports, comments, correspondence, and other documentation
    • Identify, review, and develop recommendations for non-animal test methods through analysis of scientific literature and data sources
    • Attend scientific conferences and communicate with scientists on specific issues relating to animal and non-animal test methods
    • Analyze technical papers and translate scientific terminology into lay terms for use in research projects
    • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


  • Qualifications:

    Position Requirements    

    • Advanced degree in toxicology, pharmacology, molecular biology or a related field
    • Extensive knowledge of animal-testing issues and medical and scientific terminology
    • Familiarity with federal and international regulatory agencies
    • Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups of scientists and media representatives
    • Ability to analyze and interpret complex technical documents
    • Exceptional public-speaking skills
    • Exceptional writing and research skills
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
    • Ability to work well under pressure and within tight deadlines
    • Ability and willingness to travel
    • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record
    • Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions
    • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
    Division     PETA 
    Location     PETA - Telecommuting Positions

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