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Now Hiring Senior Scientist

(Senior Level)

The Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc (IIVS) is a non-profit testing laboratory utilizing only non-animal methods. IIVS is currently hiring a full time Scientist/Toxicologist to assist in the development and application of various in vitro bioassays with emphasis on respiratory and mucosal tissues. In addition, experience with chemical inhalation toxicology is desired. IIVS offers a competitive salary and full benefits.

Job Description:

  • Develop and validate a variety of non-animal test methods and endpoints for modeling and predicting various toxicological responses and disease states of mucosal tissues including the respiratory tract

  • Provide expertise in developing and executing research projects

  • Conduct commercial contract in vitro safety testing of products and ingredients

  • Develop and conduct lectures and hands-on training of in vitro test methods for various audiences, including industry, regulatory/governmental and NGO stakeholders

  • Represent IIVS in meetings with industry clients, government agencies, universities, etc.

  • Some national/international travel may be required

  • Will require handling a variety of toxic chemicals and products

Specific Capabilities May Include But are Not Limited To:

  • Experience with in vitro toxicological methods for investigating human cellular, tissue or organ systems

  • Conduct laboratory activities under Good Laboratory Practices

  • Ability to apply standard scientific principles, and techniques to conduct and develop in vitro product safety testing programs

  • Able to communicate effectively across language, cultural, or other barriers

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with minimal guidance


Requires at minimum a Master’s degree + 3-5 years of relevant experience; or a Ph.D. degree + 1-3 year of relevant experience.

Please send your CV and a cover letter via email only to No phone inquiries please.