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Pathologist's Assistant - 230287

Company: W.L. Gore
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

About Us: Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates.

About the Industry: Saving lives and improving the quality of life for patients is at the core of everything we do. This meaningful work gives purpose to our lives and inspires us to create solutions that make a difference in the lives of others. Learn more at gore.com/products/industries

About the Role: We are looking for a Pathologists Assistant to join the Pathology team. In this role, you will partner with pathologists, scientists, study directors, and engineers to support medical device research and development.

This position offers the option to work on-site at our Science Center facility in Flagstaff, Arizona. This position may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement, meaning you could work remote part of the time, depending upon the responsibilities of the role and business needs.*


  • Assist pathologists and/or pathology technicians in post-mortem examination of various laboratory animal species, human tissues, and medical devices
  • Perform microscopic examination of organs, tissues, and devices including performance of the following activities: characterization, histomorphometry, and ordinal data (scores)
  • Assist with pathology data compilation, analysis, reporting, and literature search/review
  • Support animal model development efforts
  • Participate in laboratory procedures, educational courses, and continuous improvement activities
  • Participate in writing/reviewing/revising experimental protocols as needed
  • Collaborate with appropriate associates such as pathologists, study directors, research scientists, veterinarians, pathology technicians, other nonclinical research technicians, biostatisticians, and engineers as part of daily activities

    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in a biological field
    • Minimum of 2 years combined experience in a veterinary field, human anatomical field, and/or in medical device research and development
    • Critical thinking and technical writing experience, including authorship and editing of technical documents
    • Excellent communication skills; effectively collaborate with associates across a wide array of specialties and functions
    • Highly effective organization, time management, and diligence with a strong attention to quality, accuracy and detail
    • Ability to perform necropsies and cadaveric dissections
    • Ability to work in a research laboratory setting and compile data
    • Ability to effectively work in and positively contribute to a team environment, and excel at working independently
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
    • Ability to travel up to 5%
      Desired Qualifications:
      • Graduate degree in a biological field (i.e., M.S., PA[ASCP])
      • Demonstrated experience with microscopic evaluation of tissues, and deep technical knowledge of comparative anatomy
      • Experience in quality systems (GLP/GMP)
        *Remote Working Arrangements are permitted for Associates in the continental United States (US) and Canada, with appropriate approval and compliance with Gore's remote working policies, from the country in which they are employed. Locations not eligible for new remote work arrangements include: Alaska and Hawaii (for all roles), and Rhode Island (for wage/hourly roles only).

        What We Offer: At Gore, we offer comprehensive, competitive rewards in the form of compensation and benefits. Among these are work-life balance and sports programs, 401(k) Plan with a gift, Associate Stock Ownership Plan, health & well-being program with full health plan, and a flexible working program. Within Gore, you will find a unique culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and opportunities for growth and development. Learn more at gore.com/careers

        We believe in the strength of a diverse workforce and inclusive work environment. In support of our values and continued success we are proud of Associates around the world who support an inclusive work environment, strive to reflect the diversity of the communities where we operate, and ensure all Associates and external partners are treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

        Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.

        Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the U.S. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.

        Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)

        Our Talent Acquisition Team welcomes your questions at gore.com/careers/contact


Keywords: W.L. Gore, Flagstaff , Pathologist's Assistant - 230287, Healthcare , Flagstaff, Arizona

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