Research Associate - Toxicology

South San Francisco, CA 95111

Posted: 08/22/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 13738

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Research Associate – Toxicology to be a part of our Client’ s team in South San Francisco. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing team of business professionals focused on providing novel drugs to help significantly improve the lives of patients with various disorders and rare diseases. 

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

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Research Associate – Toxicology:

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:  
  • Conduct and coordinate in vivo pharmacology studies in rodents in support to the Immunology department research programs
  • Communicate with manager and Immunology research team to schedule in vivo pharmacology and toxicology studies
  • Plan and implement studies (include all in-life phases of animal studies), in compliance with IACUC
  • Perform various technical procedures such as dosing, bleeding, inoculations and necropsies

Required Qualifications:  
  • At least 5 years vivarium experience and familiarity with working within an animal research facility
  • Strong animal handling skills. Must be dedicated to providing humane animal care in accordance with all relevant regulations and current practice standards
  • Ability to administer drugs to rats and mice by multiple delivery routes, including oral gavage, intravenous, subcutaneous and intraperitoneal injection
  • Blood collection from rats/mice by retro-orbital or tail vein bleeding, or cardiac puncture, tissue harvest and necropsy
  • Experience in rodent models of disease, including the ability to evaluate and score clinical outcomes and/or familiarity with toxic responses are desirable skills
  • Ability to document, plan and implement studies
  • Must have good interpersonal and communications skills; able to work effectively with variety of people; adaptable to changing work requirements; willing to multi-task; high degree of professional integrity; strong work ethic; show initiative


Ethan Christenson
Scientific Recruiter

If you are looking for career growth or new opportunities you have come to the right place! Here at Bayside solutions we specialize in relationship based recruiting, we are focused and determined to take your career in the direction you want it to go. I would love to talk to you about your career objectives, sports, traveling, or anything else that interests you. I look forward to getting to know you and where you want to go!
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