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Study Director

SUMMARY: Direct and participate in the planning, organization, conduct, and interpretation of animal research according to the regulations, protocols, standards and guidelines, such as USDA, FDA, GLP, GCP, etc. Be responsible for monitoring of studies and providing updates to both Sponsors and management. Ensure that the employees are performing the study according to protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).

Keys to the position:

  • Serve as Study Director (SD) and take SD responsibilities. Participate in research projects including, but not limited to, protocol development, preparation and administration of test article, collecting and processing samples or tissues from animals, reporting, etc.
  • Plan an outline of research procedures to be followed during the course of the experiment. Writing protocols and reports as well as reviewing study schedules. Communicate with clients regarding up-dates, amendments, deviations, study results, etc. Provide his/her supervisor with timely updates on any study issues.
  • Assist in ensuring that personnel allocated to performing research activities for their studies have a clear understanding of the research protocol, activities to be performed, and are properly trained to conduct the procedures. Monitor the study to ensure all activities are conducted appropriately according to the study schedule, and data are appropriately recorded


· GLP experiences

· Problem Solving/Analysis.

· Project Management.

· Customer/Client Focus.

· Collaboration Skills.

· Communication Proficiency.

· Ethical Conduct.

· Supervise others


A BS/BA in a relevant field (e.g. Animal Science, Biology, or related field) with a minimum of 4 years related experience; OR

Masters degree in a relevant field (e.g. Animal Science, Biology, or related field) with a minimum of 2 years related experience;

or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: DABT certification is desirable, but not required


Monday through Friday. Working hours have some flexibility but are expected to be approximately 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. This position regularly requires long hours and weekend work.