Job Title: Director of Animal Testing
Date Posted: 12-07-2006
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston North
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Doctorate
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: SmartCells, Inc.
Company Website:
Contact Information: SmartCells, Inc.   SmartCells, Inc. (
Job Description:
SmartCells, Inc. is developing SmartInsulin™, a once-a-day, self-regulating, injectable
formulation for diabetes treatment.  The firm is currently recruiting a Director of Animal
Testing to join its management team in Beverly, MA. 

Responsibilities:    The Director of Animal Testing will work in a fast-paced startup
environment, working on multiple, simultaneous projects to meet critical timeliness.  Key
responsibilities will include:

·  Oversee in-house group and outside contractors to produce all animal test data needed to
support SmartInsulin product development plan

·  Lead animal testing program, develop test protocols, manage and actively participate in
their execution

·  Analyze test data, prepare results for presentation to scientists and managers, assist in
preparation of materials for regulatory submission

·  Supervise all personnel in company’s animal testing group

·  Oversee purchasing for in-house animal testing, select and supervise outside contractors

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

·         Ph.D. in chemistry, biology, chemical engineering, bioengineering, or related field

·         3-5 five years experience in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology in vivo setting

        o        Experimental work with live mouse and/or rat      models; work with large
animal models preferred

        o        Design, implementation and analysis of Safety Pharmacology, Pharmacokinetic
and Toxicology studies

·         Highly motivated and creative individual eager to join leadership team developing an
important new therapeutic

·         Understanding of regulatory requirements for animal testing

·         United States citizen or have permanent resident status

Compensation      Salary commensurate with skills and experience, including:

§         Medical and dental insurance, paid holidays and vacation

§         Eligibility for Company Incentive Stock Option Plan

No Relocation - Must live within commuting distance of Beverly, MA.

Candidates should send one page CV and letter to:
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