Research Associate I - San Diego , CA | Biospace
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Research Associate I

Apex Life Sciences

Location:
San Diego , CA
Posted Date:
9/8/2017
Position Type:
Contract
Job Code:
Salary:
60K-68K
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Animal, Cancer, Cell Culture, In Vivo,

Job Description

SUMMARY:

We are seeking a highly motivated contract Research Associate with strong interpersonal communication skills to conduct in vivo studies in mice to support oncology research.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support in vivo experiments.
Proficient in handling mice.
Proficient in administering compounds via various routes (PO, IV, IP, SC).
Blood collection (via cheek bleed, RO, intra-cardiac).
Necropsy, collection of various tissue samples for biomarker analysis.
Experience with tumor cell subcutaneous implantation in mice and live animal surgery is a plus.
Proficient in data collection/documentation, either in electronic or hardcopy forms.
Lift animal cages.
Handle hazardous materials and work in animal facility which will require additional medical testing and/or apparatus fitting for OSHA compliance.

Requirements

A BS or an equivalent degree in biology or pharmaceutical-related discipline with 1 - 2 years of industrial animal research experience