Research Technician I - United States
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- Perform in-life technical procedures (e.g., clipping, handling, binding, removals, body weight, dosing).
- Administer test substances by various basic methods.
- Input, print and edit computer entries (e.g., in life numbers, body weights, food consumption and clinical observation).
- Under supervision may act as lead/primary technician on basic studies.
- Observe animals for general health and overall well being.
- Collect and record research data and biological specimens in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs), study protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
- Read basic study protocols and extract pertinent information.
- Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements.
- Retrieve and view SOPs using appropriate database.
- Use GLPs, SOPs, processes and company policies when performing all job functions.
- Handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of laboratory animals at the site.
- Perform study preparation activities including collection tube labeling and room setup.
- Maintain clean work areas (e.g.: laboratory area, primary enclosures, animal exam areas).
- Receive animals (e.g., general health observation, sexing and identification) of all species, if applicable for the site.
- Perform all other related duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or General Equivalent Degree (G.E.D.).
- Bachelor’s preferred (B.S) or equivalent in animal or life science or related discipline.
- 6 months to 1 year 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.
- 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.