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Job Title: In Vivo Research Technician

Job Number: 31439

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Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Scientist I, the candidate will be responsible for performing preclinical-stage in vivo studies. This is a direct laboratory position based in our Jupiter, Florida research site.

Responsibilities

  • Independently perform all in-vivo technical procedures including test article preparation, administration as well as survival surgical procedures in research rodents.
  • Perform and conduct dosing by oral gavage, intravenous, intraperitoneal, and subcutaneous routes, bleeding from the tail vein, cardiac puncture, vena cava, assessing health, and perform humane euthanasia.
  • Provide post-operative care in rodents to ensure proper analgesia and pain management.
  • Perform terminal blood collection and necropsy for organ harvest.
  • Partner and support other scientists to ensure flawless animal care and welfare is conducted throughout the research studies.
  • Review and adhere to all company standards, IACUC approved SOPs and required safety procedures.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s in biology, or other related scientific field with a minimum of 2+ years in an academic or industry setting.
  • Proven experience in small animal handling.
  • High proficiency in oral gavage (PO) route of administration is required. Experience with other routes of administration such as IP, SC, IT dosing is preferred.
  • Proficiency in blood collection by cardiac puncture and tissue collection at necropsy.
  • Deep understanding with stereotaxic surgery, performing ICV injections to specific brain regions.
  • Understanding with CSF collection in mouse models.
  • Experience performing behavioral tests to evaluate neurological disfunction in mice.

 

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