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Date Posted: 12/8/2016
Practice Name: Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
Phone 505-348-9400
Email: recruiting@lrri.org
Job Type: Research

Associate Research Scientist
Job# 2017.029.S

Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute is seeking an Associate Research Scientist with a strong background in Physiology-Safety Pharmacology.  Under the general supervision of the Director, conducts contractual studies or research which is relatively broad in scope and which requires decisions as to methodology employed. Plans, conducts and supervises research requiring fundamental scientific knowledge and advanced knowledge in cardio-pulmonary physiology.

The candidate should be able to maintain documentation at a high level and interface with multiple scientific staff in a fast paced environment.   The chosen candidate will evolve in a team-oriented environment where highly integrated research is performed to provide Lovelace programs, government agencies, pharmaceutical partners, and industrial entities with data and reports for incorporation in scientific publication and regulatory filings.  The individual will oversee and participate in the scheduling, design and conduct of various studies in the laboratory as requested by Lovelace and external sponsors. The Associate Research Scientist will be responsible for data output analysis and reporting to sponsors; routine work with a variety of Lovelace scientists and technical staff to develop study protocols, execute studies, and prepare study reports and publications.  In addition to study obligations, an Associate Research Scientist is expected to develops scientific networks through societies and perform other business development activities as needed.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute Family of Companies is an Equal Opportunity employer–M/F/Veteran/Disability.  We are committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regarding to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law.  All applicants and employees are further protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing or discussing the compensation of other applicants or employees. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click here.

For assistance with our application process, including reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities to participate in the application process, please send an email to recruiting@lrri.org or call 505-348-9400.


Requires a DVM or Ph.D. in Veterinary Science with a background in cardio-pulmonary physiology or a directly related field and a minimum of two (2) years of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been obtained. Must have demonstrated ability to handle fundamental scientific tasks. Published and/or presented original research. Must have good verbal and written communication skills.

A Post-offer physical and background check are required.  Ability to gain and maintain access to Kirtland Air Force base (KAFB) is required.