Animal Technician

California All, CA 94404

Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -012024-32185 Region: California All

Job Description

R&D Partners is seeking to hire an Animal Technician in Foster City, CA.

Your main responsibilities as an Animal Technician:

We are seeking a highly motivated in vivo technician to join our Oncology in vivo pharmacology team.

The selected candidate will provide in vivo study support for evaluating novel oncology therapeutics in pre-clinical models and will be responsible for daily in vivo study support needs and assisting with various aspects of facility maintenance, including off-shift and weekend study support needs for our oncology studies.

Hands on experience with preclinical oncology mouse models is required.

The successful candidate will be proficient in murine handling techniques including various dosing routes (IV, IP, PO, subcutaneous), tumor measurements, in-life and terminal blood collection, and handling of tissues during necropsy and processing for ex vivo analysis.

The day-to-day responsibilities will include daily dosing, daily tumor measurements, tissue collections, sending out packages, facility maintenance (such as stocking supplies and keeping lab space organized) and assisting with various aspects of study maintenance.

What we are looking for in an Animal Technician:

2+ years of laboratory animal facility experience and demonstrated work experience with murine models of cancer, inflammation and/or immunology. No degree required.

Proficiency with various mouse handling techniques including dosing (IV, PO, subcutaneous, IP), tumor inoculation/measurements, in life and terminal blood collection, and collection and handling of tissues during necropsy and processing for ex vivo analysis.

Knowledge of and experience with USDA regulations, laboratory animal welfare guidelines and AAALAC, International guidelines is a plus, but not required.

Working knowledge of laboratory animal equipment and supplies, for a variety of common laboratory animals and personal protective equipment requirements for various bio-safety levels.

Excellent organizational and communication skills, along with the ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment is essential.

Why Choose R&D Partners?

As an employee, you have access to a comprehensive benefits package including:

Medical insurance PPO, HMO & HSA

Dental & Vision insurance

401k plan

Employee Assistance Program

Long-term disability

Weekly payroll

Expense reimbursement

Online timecard approval

Pay Scale:

$67,325 $84,156 (Dependent on Experience)

R&D Partners is a global functional service provider and strategic staffing resource specializing in scientific, clinical research & engineering. We provide job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies.

R&D Partners is an equal-opportunity employer.

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