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Study Support Technician II - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 11 April 2017

Project Description


  • Develop an understanding of and regularly utilize available information resources and systems (e.g., SOPs, policies, computer applications).
  • Assemble, set up, and operate any necessary experimental equipment.
  • Conduct laboratory procedures in compliance with established protocols/plans and with regulatory and laboratory requirements.
  • Document experimental data in technical notebooks, approved electronic files or client facility approved paperwork, including activities undertaken, existing conditions, observed results and variation from expected data patterns.
  • With guidance from scientific management, maintain a technical knowledge and understanding in his/her assigned area of responsibility.
  • Able to perform the following techniques:
    • Oral gavage in rodents
    • IV, SQ, IP, IM injection techniques in rodents
    • Blood collection:
      • Tail vein in rodents
      • Orbital sinus in rodents
      • Cardiac in rodents
    • Necropsy and tissue collection
  • Ability to work in GLP environment
  • Veterinary nursing and delivery of palliative care for disease models.
  • Rodent euthanasia via exsanguination preceded by administration of CO2 or anesthesia; cervical dislocation preceded by administration of CO2 or anesthesia; or, administration of CO2.
  • Interact with other personnel within the department, key support groups and the division, to develop a network of resources to facilitate completion of assignments.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

  • Education:  B.S./B.A. degree in Biological Sciences or related field from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Experience:  Must have at least 2 or more years of previous laboratory animal research experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  LAT preferred
  • Other:   Basic computer skills required. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet