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Animal Care Taker - China  

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Posted on : 08 March 2017

Project Description


About The Department
  • The Animal Facility Department  support the Dog and Rodent Pharmacology. 
  • The Animal Facility team strives to deliver a culture of care with industry-leading animal ethics. 
  • Ethical considerations and animal welfare are always given high priority with designing and construction of animal facility in our company.
  • The ambition of the Animal Facility team is to continuously improve via collaboration and to work as an example for other research facilities in the region. 
  • Animal care takers, in collaborate with veterinarians and pharmacologists, are constantly looking for new ways to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals.
 
  
The Position
  • Animal care taker is responsible for high quality care for our laboratory animals in our state of the art animal facility. 
  • The duty of animal care taker normally has following characteristics:
    •  Taking daily care of the animals according to our global standards.
    • Being first line responsible for observing animal health and welfare and report any issues to veterinarian or department manager
    • Participation in and assist in some procedures of pharmacology experiments. 
    • Having a close collaboration and assist in supervisor and team leader to coordinate team work with other animal caretakers, responsible veterinarian, RA and scientist.  



Qualifications
  •  College/ BS or Associate Degree -More than 0.5 year experience with demonstrated knowledge with handling and taking care of laboratory animals
  • A high awareness of and interest in animal ethics and animal welfare.
  • Able to proactively communicate with manager to ensure rapid corrective actions if animal health and welfare is not optimal.
  • Flexible attitude towards changing working hours.
  • Proactive and able to take responsibility beyond own tasks. 
  • Communicating and collaborating in a positive and motivating way, good team-player, highly flexible and have a “can-do” approach.
  • Good command of spoken and written English will be considered an advantage.  



Working with Us:
  • Your skills, dedication and ambition help us change lives for the better.
  •  In exchange, we offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary talent and benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development.