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Clinician, Companion Animal Clinical R&D

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Job Title: Clinician, Companion Animal Clinical R&D
Location: Kalamazoo, MI, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Zoetis
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Animal Health
Career Type: Researcher/Research & Development
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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Zoetis is a global animal health company dedicated to supporting customers and their businesses in ever better ways. Building on 60 years of experience, we deliver quality medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. We are working every day to better understand and address the real-world challenges faced by those who raise and care for animals in ways they find truly relevant.

Our name, Zoetis (z-EH-tis), has its root in zo, familiar in words such as zoo and zoology and derived from zoetic, meaning "pertaining to life." It signals our company"s dedication to supporting the veterinarians and livestock producers everywhere who raise and care for the farm and companion animals on which we all depend on.

Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact.

Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.


Designs and executes companion animal pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical Clinical Development studies in compliance with US CVM/CVB regulatory requirements. Deliver pilot and pivotal, clinical and non-clinical studies resulting in US product approvals. Provides expertise in the areas of companion animal medicine and study conduct to companion animal pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical research and development phase projects.


* Is responsible for overall conduct of clinical studies in support of Veterinary Medicine Research & Development (VMRD) companion animal research and development projects i.e. budgeting, investigator/site selection, protocol development/writing, monitoring, data analysis and interpretation, report and technical section/regulatory dossier writing.
* Ensure that studies are conducted in compliance with applicable requirements, including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), corporate policies, and regulatory requirements and guidelines (e.g., Good Clinical Practice and Good Laboratory Practice).
* Collaborate with both Clinical and Project teams to define and track progress of study status, activities, timelines and outcomes. Identify when resource, time, and/or budget constraints occur and work with the Project Manager and Project Team Leader to identify solutions.
* Collaborate with Regulatory Affairs to gain protocol approval and subsequently support the submission of reports/data to either the Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) or Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB), USDA. May also be involved in studies to support approvals in the EU or the rest of the world.


Minimum Experience:

DVM/VMD or equivalent with 3 year"s experience in U.S. companion animal private practice

Preferred Experience:

DVM/VMD or equivalent with 3 year"s experience in U.S. companion animal private practice, and PhD or MSc, and/or Board Certification in a companion animal discipline, and/or experience of companion animal clinical development in the Animal Health Industry

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Job Post Date: 05/03/19
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