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Animal Technician

  • Location: Foster City
  • $ Salary: US$35.00 - US$40.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Yasmin Sweeney
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 08 March 2024
  • Job Ref: JN -012024-483556

Job Description:

A leading Biopharma company are seeking a motivated candidate to fill their Animal Technician opportunity. This is an initial 6-month contract role with opportunity to extend/ convert to FTE. This is role based out of either Foster City, CA. Salary ranges between $35-40/hour depending on experience. Hands on experience with preclinical oncology mouse models is required.

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.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of laboratory animal facility experience and demonstrated work experience with murine models of cancer, inflammation and/or immunology.
  • 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.

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