Research Associate - Regulatory Testing Division 


Position Objective:
To provide research support for a wide range of projects involving animal-testing issues

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Independently research and interpret a variety of animal protection issues to further PETA's cause, primarily as it relates to animal testing required by regulatory agencies and the FDA in particular

• Collaborate with director and science policy advisor to decide on and obtain the necessary data for factsheets, white papers, reports, and other correspondence

• Represent PETA at  scientific conferences and communicate with scientists regarding issues relating to casework

• Build and maintain communications with key audiences, including in particular decision-makers in the legislative, administrative, and clinical arenas

• Develop expertise in non-animal test methods

• Answer correspondence regarding animal-testing issues

• Conduct analysis of technical papers and translate scientific terminology into lay terms for use in research projects

• Maintain confidentiality at all times

• Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor


Position Requirements

• Degree in a related field

• Demonstrated ability to conduct in-depth research and handle many issues simultaneously

• Proven familiarity with and the ability to apply medical/scientific terminology

•  Familiarity with animal testing issues and non-animal testing methods

• Proven ability to make sound, independent judgments

• Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills

• Professional appearance and extensive public speaking experience

• Proven ability to deal with members and the public in a professional and courteous manner

• Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

• Proven excellent strategic thinking and analytical skills

• Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times

• Willingness and ability to travel

• Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization


Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Division PETA  

Location PETA - Oakland, CA  

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