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Research Associate I - United States  

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Posted on : 08 June 2017

Project Description

  • The individual in this position will be involved in all aspects of studies supporting the in vivo services group.  
  • This position is hands-on with responsibilities including, but not limited to animal husbandry, animal handling and restraint, administration via various routes, clinical observations, sample collection and processing, and accurate data collection.

  • Perform in vivo technical and husbandry procedures including animal receipt.
  • Test material administration via various routes
  • Provide quality care and health monitoring for all animals.
  • Assist with the collection and processing of biological samples according to appropriate protocol and SOP requirements
  • Clearly and accurately record study, treatment and facility data  
  • Input and review electronic data entries.
  • Ensure that raw data records are accurate, complete and in appropriate order
  • Assist with SOP review, development and improvement.
  • Use GLPs, SOPs, processes and company policies when performing all job functions.
  • Interact with veterinary staff to convey and assist with animal health issues
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Education:  High school diploma or General Equivalent Degree (G.E.D.). Associate’s preferred (B.S) or equivalent in animal or life science or related discipline.
Experience:  Zero to six months related experience in animal research and/or husbandry or must have fully satisfied technical and experience requirements for the previous level.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Certification/Licensure:  ALAT preferred.
  • Ability to handle common laboratory species.  
  • Effective communication and listening skills in a teamwork environment. 
  • Excellent organization skills enabling effective management of multiple, concurrent tasks and priorities. 
  • Proficient in basic technical skills and the operation of data collection equipment. 
  • Knowledge of GLPs and other federal regulations and guidelines relating to the care of laboratory animals. 
  • Basic understanding of study design and protocols. 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Our company  is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet