Associate Director - Toxicology

Organization
Organovo
Job Location
San Diego, CA
Job Description

Associate Director- Toxicology 
Organovo currently has an opening for an Associate Director specializing in Toxicology. The Associate Director will conceive, design, execute, analyze and interpret validation studies in already optimized 3D tissue models in support of the commercial business unit, with a particular emphasis on toxicological applications. This position will work closely with both the R&D biology teams and the marketing/sales teams to ensure both an understanding of the tissue model characteristics and that the experimental design and analytical output meets the specific needs of the commercial business. 

Associate Director - Toxicology Responsibilities: 

•Conceives, designs, executes, analyzes and interprets validation studies in already optimized 3D tissue models (liver, kidney, etc.) 
•Utilizes a battery of assay technologies to evaluate effects of modulators on bioprinted tissue constructs, including ELISA, qPCR, viability and histology 
•Identifies and implements new assay technologies that have an impact on assay throughput and/or performance 
•Performs primary cell culture and maintenance of bioprinted tissues 
•Works with customers and management to refine project goals and timelines 
•Summarizes data and reports results to supervisor, internal groups, senior management and external customers 
•Adheres closely to defined timelines to meet internal and customer goals, often dealing with multiple projects in parallel 
•Directs, mentors and leads Research Associates and other support staff as needed to enable project execution 
•Other Duties as assigned.

Requirements: 
Associate Director - Toxiciology Responsibilities: 

•Ph.D. in Toxicology or related field 
•8+ years post-doctoral...cont.

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