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Clinician, Companion Animal Clinical R&D


Last Updated: 7/21/21

Job Description


Designs and executes companion animal biologics clinical studies in compliance with US CVB and/or EU EMA regulatory requirements. Deliver pilot and pivotal, clinical and non-clinical studies resulting in product registrations. Provides expertise in the areas of companion animal medicine and study conduct to companion animal vaccines and infectious disease 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 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 in companion animal clinical development in the Animal Health Industry.

Full time



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Company Details

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.