Head of Digital Pathology – Laboratory Head (m/f/d) – Bayer – Wuppertal


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Head of Digital Pathology – Laboratory Head (m/f/d)


  • Ensure highly scientific evaluation and interpretation of pathology data (macroscopical and histopathological) by concurrent adherence to all appropriate international regulatory guidelines and GLP principles
  • Be responsible for the digitization and digital transformation in the field of toxicological pathology
  • Be responsible for the pathology part of toxicology studies in terms of technical quality, resource planning, project deadlines and follow-up of costs
  • Provide your expertise and interact with study directors and sponsors to support the development of a given compound
  • Lead a team supporting all activities connected to digital pathology
  • Ensure the scientific development of the individuals within your team
  • You continuously strive for improvement of criteria for efficiency, quality and safety
  • Assure safe working conditions in the laboratories


  • Pathologist (m/f/d) with background in veterinary or human medicine and specialization in veterinary pathology or internationally accepted equivalent (e.g. FTA, Dipl.ECVP, DACVP)
  • Experience in pathology (necropsy, histopathology) as well as with the technique and implementation of digital pathology (and image analysis)
  • Good knowledge of toxicology, laboratory animal science and animal welfare
  • Additional regulatory experience is welcome
  • Good with MS Office skills
  • Strong leadership and communication capabilities
  • Fluent in written and spoken English; willingness to learn German

This position is within the Pathology & Clinical Pathology department, located in Wuppertal or Berlin.

Bayer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Candidates participating in our selection process requiring accommodation due to a disability or medical need are encouraged to notify the Bayer representative that they will be meeting with to ensure appropriate arrangements can be made.


Wuppertal-Aprath or Berlin



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