Nonclinical Testing Scientist

Posting Date 2 months ago(4/12/2022 10:36 AM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
West Lafayette IN United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Research Inc.


The Nonclinical Testing Scientist at Cook Research Incorporated is responsible for assisting in the planning, conduct, and reporting of nonclinical animal studies.



• Design animal studies for the evaluation of medical devices
• Assist in preparing submissions to institutional animal care and use committees (IACUCs) for approval to perform procedures
• Create study protocols following content and formatting requirements
• Determine timelines, tasks, and resource requirements for testing projects based on the study design and protocol
• Coordinate functions of Cook Research and off-site personnel for execution of animal studies
• Assist with surgical and interventional procedures as needed
• Assist with animal necropsies and tissue collection as needed
• Assist with data collection and computer data entry
• Perform data analyses and prepare tables and graphs for study reports
• Draft reports and summaries for animal studies
• Perform general laboratory tasks as required, in support of animal studies
• Communicate study results with management, engineers, and regulatory scientists
• Provide training and support for off-site personnel regarding Cook Research procedures


• PhD, Masters degree or previous experience with nonclinical animal testing preferred
• Ability to handle multiple and changing priorities along with fluctuations in workload
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team environment, both motivating team members and appreciating their individual expertise
• Ability to work within strict time constraints
• Good analytical skills and experience with spreadsheets

• Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States.  Cook does not intend to provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position


Physical Requirements:
• Willingness to travel within the US for the conduct of testing at off-site facilities
• Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.


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