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General Toxicology Associate Scientist

Newark, DE 19711

Posted: 04/14/24 Employment Type: 12 Months Industry: Other Job Number: CTVAJP00007174

Job Description

• Rodent toxicology studies
• Administer test substances to rats & mice. Collect weight and blood samples.
• Previous animal handling experience required. Will not hire with ZERO animal experience.
• Can be through previous jobs or schooling.
• Vet Tech experience okay.
• Interview: Virtual/Video - 1 hour. 1 round.
• GLP lab and previous experience preferred.

Job Summary
The candidate will be a member of the General Toxicology group in an AAALAC-accredited, GLP-compliant facility and responsible for conducting studies from protocol review to in-life data collection from rodents, addressing QA audit findings, and running reports within the guidelines/protocols/Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)s.

Job Responsibilities
The duties include, but are not limited to the following:
• Humane care to laboratory rodents; careful handling/restraint of animals
• Test substance administration by various routes (e.g. diet, gavage, intraperitoneal, subcutaneous, etc.)
• Body Weight, Food Consumption, holding for eye exams, other measurements and collection of biological samples as needed
• Blood (tail vein) and urine collection, clinical observations, and other in-life study functions
• Data collection manually and electronically (experience with Provantis Integrated Preclinical Software a plus)
• Collecting, recording, documenting and reporting results with a high degree of accuracy and precision in a timely manner
• Maintaining study data and related information in study files
• Communicating effectively with Study Directors, peers, supervisors, and attending veterinarian
• Understanding and following all relevant protocols, SOPs, GLPs, and safety guidelines
• Learning and refining new laboratory skills and techniques
• Assisting other technicians and completing other tasks as assigned

• B.S. degree in animal science, biology or related science field with 2 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to learn other software/validated systems
• Good communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, an attention to detail, and commitment to quality
• Ability to work safely under specific time constraints, prioritize workload, use time productively, and work well independently or in a team setting

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