Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
Animal Care
Full Time - Permanent


Inotiv is a growing contemporary drug discovery and development company where we “Play to Win” in an industry rich with opportunity.  Together, we face challenges and together we win in the delivery of world-class drug discovery and development solutions that impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.  There’s an opportunity for everyone at all phases of a career, each individual’s unique skill set has an impact on the work we conduct. If you have the talent and desire to impact the quality of people’s lives, we have the career opportunities to make it happen.


Join us in embracing research and science to impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.


The Inotiv-Michigan site is located in Portage, MI, part of the greater Kalamazoo area, about 2 hours from Detroit and Chicago, in western Michigan.  The offices are a dedicated pathology site, with a strong core group of anatomic and clinical toxicologic pathologists as well as several pathology support staff working on-site.  We are focused on pathologist development and training within the context of a CRO and toxicologic pathology working environment and have long-standing links to regional academic institutions, such as Michigan State University, providing continuing interactions with veterinary students, residents, and faculty.  The position is for an on-site pathologist interested in collaborative development, learning, strong scientific engagement, and toxicologic pathology with a team of like-minded individuals.    



Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide gross and/or microscopic tissue evaluation and interpretation of study data 
  • Preparation of a pathology report, pathology summary, and/or peer review statement 
  • Provide clear and accurate documentation and data entry according to SOP/GLP requirements
  • Supervision of necropsy/histology activities as needed
  • May serve as a peer review pathologist of histopathology and overall pathology interpretation
  • Assure that relevant SOPs are followed and that any deviation from GLPs, SOPs, or protocol/study plan is documented and communicated to the Study Director and Principal Investigator 
  • Provide training, technical guidance and leadership to laboratory staff 
  • Selection or review the appropriateness of methodologies to be used for proper identification/explanation of abnormal findings
  • Serve as a pathology consultant as needed for pathology-related issues


Skills and Abilities

  • Understanding of GMP/GLP/GCP regulations
  • A working knowledge and awareness of general laboratory procedures
  • Ability to use a computer to enter data into databases and utilize the appropriate software
  • An attitude for quality, an eye for detail, the ability to follow written instructions and work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Displays versatility and accuracy when performing various tasks, some of which may be difficult and/or non-routine.
  • Ability to adhere to all company policies, safety regulations and procedures.
  • Maintain confidential information consistent with Inotiv corporate policy
  • Support and participate in company initiatives as directed
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of facility SOPs, policies, study protocols, etc.
  • Adhere to all safety regulations and procedures
  • Provide assistance or support to other Inotiv sites as necessary
  • Interact with clients, other employees, and the community in a professional manner
  • Effective organizational, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Available for occasional business travel.
  • Demonstrate Inotiv Core Values and adhere to Code of Conduct 


  • DVM from accredited veterinary school or acceptable international equivalent
  • ACVP or ECVP certification in Anatomic Pathology or board-eligibility for certification
  • 0-5 years’ experience in preclinical drug development.

Inotiv has been named a 2023 Top Workplace! Salary will be commensurate with experience and responsibilities. Benefits include health and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, paid time off, paid parental leave, 401K participation with company match, and more!


Inotiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.





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