Research Associate I

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 06/14/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research - Discovery Job Number: 6392

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world' s leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

Duties: 

A position in In-Vivo Immunology (Translational Immunology). Responsibilities for this position would focus on animal studies including monitoring, dosing, and animal necropsy and organ collection. The individual may need to work with infectious and/or bio-hazardous reagents and material. The individual will be involved with general lab managerial duties such as stocking and ordering supplies, maintaining lab cleanliness, autoclaving supplies, and appropriately disposing of biohazardous and chemical waste. Limited administrative functions such as attending select meetings, equipment and supply inventory, preparation of work schedules are expected.

Covering duties during afterhours and weekends is required.

 

Skills:    

  • Experience in handling/restraining mice with excellent in vivo dosing techniques, such as i.v., i.p., s.c., i.n., p.o., and animal organ collection and dissection techniques.
  • Excellent skills in communication, organization, flexibility and an eagerness to learn.
  • Must work well with others and be a team player.
  • Must be capable of standing, lifting, kneeling, bending, etc., for extended periods of time, and must adhere to health and safety guidelines when handling potentially hazardous materials.

 

Education:          

The candidate must have BS/MS degree or equivalent experience

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