South San Francisco, California
Feb 02, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

Works closely with research scientists under minimal supervision for support of in-vivo studies to facilitate the goals of drug discovery projects through hands-on conduct of in-vivo experiments in rodents for multiple clients. Must possess strong proficiency of in-vivo technical skills and working experience of multiple animal models.

  • Reviews and complies with all policies, guidelines and operating procedures pertaining to the animal care and research program.
  • Assemble, set up, operate and maintain any necessary experimental equipment to conduct in-vivo studies.
  • Conduct laboratory procedures in compliance with established protocols/plans and with regulatory and laboratory requirements.
  • Document experimental data in technical notebooks or approved electronic files including activities undertaken, existing conditions, observed results and variation from expected data patterns.
  • Maintain a technical knowledge and understanding in his/her assigned area of responsibility.
  • Able to perform the following techniques in rodents:
  • Handling and Restraint
  • PO, IV, SQ, IP, IM, and IN dosing and/or inoculation techniques
  • Blood collection from multiple vessels (tail vein, submandibular) or cardiac, and perfusions
  • Tumor measurements, body weights, IBD and /or EAE scoring, behavioral monitoring, etc
  • Necropsy, tissue and fluid collections
  • Rodent euthanasia using CO2, anesthesia and/or approved physical methods.
  • Pre-surgical and post-surgical care and monitoring. 
  • Perform animal health check and treatment as needed
  • Support study set-up, take downs, ex-vivo assays