Animal Research Associate (ARA)

Location
Tarrytown, New York
Posted
Apr 03, 2018
Ref
12877BR
Required Education
Other
Position Type
Full time
Position Summary

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary:
Manipulates, observes and cares for genetically altered rodents to prepare them for study. Manipulations can include, breeding, weaning, identification markings, and collecting biopsies for RNA or DNA analysis. Records data pertaining to the above procedures in the Velocigene database. Some husbandry and general maintenance duties may be required.

Responsibilities:
• Performs certain basic tasks necessary for the processing of genetically altered rodents such as animal identification by marking, breeding, weaning, and collection of tissue samples for DNA or RNA analysis.
• Performs a natural history analysis when requested.
• Records essential data in the Velocigene Data Management System.
• Handles other responsibilities including, but not limited to, the breeding of rodents serving as embryo donors and recipients.
• Performs husbandry (cage changing) duties.
• Performs additional responsibilities related to the packing and shipping of rodents as well as some basic vivarium tasks such as ordering supplies, and general maintenance when needed.

Requirements:
• Previous work with the handling of laboratory rodents is preferred. The execution of above tasks will be guided by the Velocigene Data Management System and by instruction from the Vivarium manager.
• Minimum of A.A. degree with some biology course work or a minimum of 2 years experience working with laboratory animals preferred.

This position will require the individual to pass a physical before beginning employment.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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Requisition Number: 12877BR