Veterinary Pathologist – Preclinical Medical Device Emphasis


REPORTS TO: Department Director


CBSET, Inc. is a recognized leader in preclinical biomedical research. We make it our mission to help our sponsors accelerate the development of novel and innovative biotechnologies, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and combination devices. CBSET offers extensive regulatory and scientific expertise to the MedTech and BioPharma industry around the globe in order to rapidly transform early-stage concepts into novel therapies.

By working as a Pathologist, you will be part of collaborative efforts with our clients to advance biomedical research.  CBSET pathologists are involved with study design and project planning from early stages; work closely with veterinarians, study directors and other experts; and lead a close-knit team of pathology technicians and scientists.  We specialize in innovative, high-quality services and GLP and non-GLP deliverables with an emphasis on preclinical evaluation of medical devices, and correlation with in vivo/ interventional findings and our many advanced technologies on site (including hematology and clinical chemistry, resin microtomy / microgrinding, cryosectioning, immunostaining, enzymatic staining, confocal microscopy, image analysis and scanning electron microscopy).  We benefit from being part of the Boston-area BioTech hub and also partner with a vast range of study sponsors nationally and internationally.

In addition, CBSET is proud to offer a generous benefits package, which includes health, dental and vision plans, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and an opportunity to participate in a 401(k) plan.


Entails evaluation of tissue responses, via gross inspection and microscopy; recording data via manual and/or automated/electronic data systems; preparation of reports delineating pathological findings; supervising necropsy procedures; oversight of pathology team; working with clients to design studies and assure the appropriate presentation of any study related findings; assistance in preparation of scientific material for presentation and publication.

  • Perform macroscopic and microscopic tissue evaluation.
  • Provide necropsy supervision.
  • Enter pathology findings into data capture system(s).
  • Generate comprehensive report narratives detailing all test article effects.
  • Function as Study Director or Principal Investigator, as required.
  • Function as a peer review or pathology working group (PWG) pathologist.
  • Serve as a consultant in pathology-related issues.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
  • Education: D.V.M/V.M.D. degree or equivalent.
  • Experience: Extensive training and/or experience in toxicologic and/or medical device pathology, or equivalent combination of education and experience in anatomic pathology or clinical pathology.
  • Certification/Licensure: : A.C.V. P. board certification, driver’s license.
  • Must be able to perform laboratory procedures, which require talking, hearing, standing or sitting for long periods of time, entering data into a computer, using appropriate instruments, reaching with hands and arms, working in narrow spaces, and wearing safety equipment (PPE) according to OSHA regulations and company standards.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Hiring for on-site or fully remote.
  • CBSET offers a full benefits package.

Interested candidates should apply directly to Dr. John Keating at:, and/or Shannon Tierney at:

All employees are required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities of their position. • The essential duties and responsibilities listed above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.