Research Associate, In Vivo

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 10/11/2019 Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16565

Research Associate

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat life threatening conditions.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.  
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Handling rodents.
  • Observation and reporting of animal health, cage change outs, assembling clean cages or preparing cage components for disposal/recycling.
  • Cleaning vivarium holding rooms and associated storage spaces.
  • Keeping inventory and restocking of vivarium supplies, biohazard disposal, record keeping, and general housekeeping.

Required Qualifications:
  • At least 2-3 years in industry (pharma or biotech exp)  set up for in vivo procedures on rats/mice: Full proficiency in dosing mice and rats (iv, ip, oral gavage, sc, im, etc), at conducting in-life blood draw and tissue dissection.
  • Previous work in an animal facility is necessary with at least 2 years of experience. 
  • Knowledge of disposable caging systems, blood collection, measurements of body weights, and data capturing software is desirable. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.  
  • Must also be able to work independently and with little supervision. 
  • Position may require occasional weekend health checks. 
  • AALAS certification strongly preferred but not required.
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