PCRM Job Opportunity: Director of Research Policy

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PCRM Job Opportunity: Director of Research Policy

Contributor: Ashley Felder, PCRM

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is looking for a director with a background in medicine or the life sciences, a passion for animal welfare, and strong leadership and communication skills. The Director of Research Policy will develop and implement strategies to save human and animal lives by replacing the use of animals in science with modern, powerful, human-focused methods and serve as a spokesperson for the research policy department’s objectives.

This is a full-time position located at the Physicians Committee’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.


Candidates should have an MD or a PhD in the life sciences. Three or more years of experience managing staff is preferred. Experience with campaigns and the media is a plus. We are looking for a team player who will tackle his or her work with a sense of urgency and persistence. If you share these qualities, are passionate about the Physicians Committee’s mission to advance the field of ethical research and medical training, and are looking to make the world a better place, we’d like to hear from you.

How to Apply

In your cover letter, please tell us about your accomplishments and your interest in our efforts to make medical education, basic research, and product testing more human-focused and humane. Click here to apply online. We look forward to hearing from you!

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. For more information about PCRM, please visit our web site.