The Lab Animal Care Technicians are the foundation of our program. Their diligent focus on the care of all our animals provides the platform to answer the scientific questions we are asked. These team members for large animal programs perform animal husbandry duties (e.g. feeding, watering, cage side observations/clinical observations, cage changes and sanitation) according to SOP; handle and restrain animals; performs sanitation and disease control protocols in each vivarium which may include the shower-in vivarium, ventilated rack housing rooms, non-USDA or USDA conventional housing rooms, operate sanitation equipment (e.g. autoclave, cage washer, rack washer, etc.), and sanitize animal rooms/non-animal rooms and responsible for waste disposal.
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The Attending Veterinarian will define and implement the Lab Animal Sciences program, in compliance with all regulations and policies, nationally and locally, to enhance the integration between the veterinary and the research teams for the benefit of the science we complete on behalf of our clients. The Attending Veterinarian will have direct day–to-day oversight of the animal care and use program including, but not limited to ensuring that all animal care related activities are conducted in accordance with company policies, guidelines, and SOPs, and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards and regulations; ensuring that documentation requirements are met; partnering with research teams to offer proactive guidance and expertise to inform decisions on protocols and procedures to ensure the most efficient use of laboratory animals on studies; implementing the use of appropriate methods to prevent, control, diagnose, and treat diseases and injuries; providing expertise and consultation on matters of animal health and welfare, including, but not limited to: the use of proper anesthesia and analgesia in laboratory animals; recognition and training for treatment of in the relief of pain and distress; discussion of the possible complications related to procedures used or disease models proposed; review of the plans for appropriate and timely medical intervention.
The Program Support Technician works under the direct guidance of the Manager/Supervisor and in collaboration with the, Study Directors, Scientists and Technicians. The Program Support Technician is responsible for general support of the Program Team during pre-, in- and post-life activities, according to the study protocols and company, guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs).
The Behavioral Technician works under the direct supervision of the Animal Care Manager with support from the Attending Veterinarian. This position focuses on acclimation and works with the animal care staff, research staff and veterinary staff and will cross-train with the enrichment and behavior technicians to support a well-functioning and consistent program. The Behavioral Technician ensures the animals are cared for in compliance with regulations and company policies, guidelines and SOPs.
Research Associate I works under the direct guidance of the Program Manager and the general guidance of the the Scientists. The Research Associate I serves as primary technician in all aspects of the study cycle to include, but not limited to, husbandry of animals, study setup, forms and study book prep, basic to intermediate technical skills, anesthesia monitoring and quality control review according to SOPs. This position may also function as a Designated Trainer, and must comply with all regulatory guidelines, occupational health as well as health and safety programs, in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Research Associate I, In Vitro Program works under the direct supervision of the Supervisor/Manager along with the general guidance of the Scientists and senior personnel. The Research Associate is proficient in laboratory procedures, understands study protocols, and performs in vitro portions of a study cycle including, but not limited to, cell maintenance, cellular assays, culture specific assays, ELISAs, formulations, cell prep, general lab techniques, CBCs, and clinical chems. The RA will generate in vitro forms, data labels and files and performs quality control review according to SOPs. In addition, the successful candidate must comply with all regulatory guidelines, occupational health as well as health and safety programs, in accordance with company policies and procedures.
The Scientist I will function as a study director and is responsible for the conduct of assigned grant, internal, and/or contract research studies. This includes study management, performance of studies, interpretation and reporting of data. This position is responsible for assuring that laboratory and/or animal research procedures are performed according to approved IACUC Protocol as well as the signed Study Protocol. The Study Director ensures that personnel performing the research are appropriately trained, and following regulatory compliance, company policies, guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs). Prefer 5 years of experience in coordination and management of research projects, supervisory and training experience.
The Study Coordinator works under the direct supervision of the Scientific Director and the general guidance of the Scientists. This position acts as a coordinator for scientific staff during pre-, in- and post-life by providing and coordinating scientific and administrative support. The Study Coordinator may serve as primary point of contact for a Sponsor, serve as an IACUC member, assist in IACUC protocol and amendment prep, monitor study performance including quality control, tabulates data, and assists with coordination of reviewing materials and shipping. This position may also function as a Designated Trainer.