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Animal Research Technician

West Jefferson, Ohio, US
Closing date
May 20, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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Currently hiring for an immediate opening for a Laboratory Animal Research Assistant with a growing pre-clinical research company in the gene therapy field. This is a career opportunity where we are looking for someone that would want to grow with the company and industry long-term. The hours are typically 1st shift/day shift hours.
An ideal candidate will have either some hands on experience working with animals or a Bachelors degree in an animal science field (such as Animal Science, Zoology, or anything similar). Hands on animal experience that can supplement a Bachelors Degree may include being a Vet Tech, Animal Research Assistant, or other similar duties that include working with animals in a more technical environment.
• Perform animal husbandry (which includes helping monitor and feed the animals), collects data, sanitizes equipment, and performs documentation with a high degree of accuracy.
• Draw blood and assist with dosing animals.
• Read assigned SOPs promptly to remain in compliance with regulations and follows all applicable the health and safety requirements.
• Collects and records data manually or electronically and reviews data for quality and accuracy.
• Develops a good working knowledge of laboratory equipment and procedures
• Communicates routine research procedures and results to other technicians and study team for inhilation studies.
• Assists other technicians and disciplines in completion of daily activities including (but not limited to) cage wash/facilities, inhalation, and chemistry
• Help Train less experienced staff and new hires when applicable.
• Recognizes deviations, unusual occurrences, and concerns, notifying responsible individuals promptly, and contributes to corrective actions.
• Cross-trains in other laboratories as well.

* Must have either a Bachelors Degree in an animal science related field (Zoology, Animal Science, or anything related) OR can have no degree if you have hands on experience working with animals in a more medical or scientific environment.
* Pay can start higher if you have hands on animal research experience in a similar role in industry.

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