Non Animal Testing, Alternative Test Methods, In Vitro Toxicology, IIVS | Careers
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Careers

We welcome interest from skilled individuals who share our vision:

A day when methods based on humane, wisely applied science will be used by industry and the regulatory agencies to understand the true safety and efficacy of substances.

If you are passionate about developing practical alternatives to animal testing, please see our current job opportunities below and submit your resume and cover letter for consideration to resumes@iivs.org. No phone calls please. IIVS is an EOE.

Biologist I

We are seeking a full time Biologist I to work in our Gaithersburg office. This is an exciting opportunity to join and grow with our team to contribute and share in our company vision: A day when methods based on humane, wisely applied science will be used by industry and the regulatory agencies to understand the true safety and efficacy of substances.

 

Specific Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

  • An understanding and demonstrated competence in aseptic techniques/basic cell culture.
  • Working knowledge of the proper and safe handling of chemicals and hazardous materials.
  • Demonstrated competence in basic mathematical skills.
  • The ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal guidance.
  • Demonstrated competence in the use of PC-based word processor and spreadsheet software.
  • The ability to learn and demonstrate competence in a variety of laboratory techniques.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

 

Education/Experience:

B.A./B.S. degree in the biological sciences, or equivalent lab training and experience required for non-degreed personnel. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and basic knowledge of general database functionality. Good written and verbal business communication skills.

In order to be considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter describing your interest and any qualifications or experience you have which you feel would make you a good fit for this position. Please send your CV and a cover letter via email only to resumes@iivs.org. No phone inquiries please.

IIVS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

Quality Assurance Associate

We are seeking a full time Quality Assurance Associate to work in our Gaithersburg office. This is an exciting opportunity to join and grow with our team to contribute and share in our company vision: A day when methods based on humane, wisely applied science will be used by industry and the regulatory agencies to understand the true safety and efficacy of substances.

The Quality Assurance Associate is asked to participate in the Quality Assurance monitoring and Good Laboratory Practice auditing of applicable studies performed at IIVS.

 

Specific Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

  • Verifying compliance to applicable regulations and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) by performing in-phase, protocol, data and report audits for GLP studies.
  • Assist co-workers and internal clients with interpretation of regulatory requirements (e.g. GLPs), SOP requirements, and other guidance documents, as applicable.
  • Participate in computer validation activities.
  • Closely coordinate with the Director of Quality and Compliance to maintain a consistent GLP philosophy across the organization.

 

Education/Experience:

B.A./B.S. degree in the biological sciences, or equivalent lab training and experience required for non-degreed personnel. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and basic knowledge of general database functionality. Good written and verbal business communication skills.

In order to be considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter describing your interest and any qualifications or experience you have which you feel would make you a good fit for this position. Please send your CV and a cover letter via email only to resumes@iivs.org. No phone inquiries please.

IIVS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

Laboratory Technician (Entry Level)

We are seeking a full time Laboratory Technician to work in our Gaithersburg office. This is an exciting opportunity to join and grow with our team to contribute and share in our company vision: A day when methods based on humane, wisely applied science will be used by industry and the regulatory agencies to understand the true safety and efficacy of substances.

 

Job Requirements

  • A working knowledge of the proper/safe handling of chemicals and hazardous materials (training provided)
  • Demonstrated competence in basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal guidance
  • Demonstrated competence in the use of PC-based word processor and spreadsheet software
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Comfortable working independently and in a team oriented environment
  • Attention to detail

 

Education/Experience:

AA or AS degree in biological sciences or equivalent. One year of work experience performing similar duties in a scientific laboratory and/or vocational training in laboratory sciences can be used in lieu of education requirement.

In order to be considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter describing your interest and any qualifications or experience you have which you feel would make you a good fit for this position. Please send your CV and a cover letter via email only to resumes@iivs.org. No phone inquiries please.

IIVS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.