Technical Services Research Associate III

Long Island
May 26, 2021
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time

BioSpace has been engaged to help our client, a vivarium services company, add a Technical Services Research Associate III for its South San Francisco location. The candidate will be responsible for and perform technical tasks for in vivo research studies and/or support studies.

Position Specifics:

·      Independently perform preclinical in vivo research activities & studies on small to medium sized animals, which may require surgery, necropsy, test article administration, and blood and tissue collection for analysis.

·      Verify proper formulation of solutions for dosing.

·      Perform data collection, entry, and analysis; computer and mathematical applications.

·      Labeling and organizing supplies needed for each study and ensuring they are available when needed at our outside in vivo facility.

·      Prepares, collects, and records research data and specimens in compliance with applicable regulations and SOPs. Responsible for monitoring research animals housed in animal facilities; maintains clinical records.

·      Understand and ensure compliance with IACUC protocols.

·      Manage, organize, and maintain inventory of samples from studies, shipping manifests, chemicals, and storage areas

·      Perform routine and moderately complex animal husbandry tasks and monitor daily health and welfare.

·      In a matrix environment, collaborate with team members and coordinate assigned activities with other teams to ensure timely completion.

·      Review study reports, provide feedback on accuracy of materials and report results to senior research staff.

·      Performs assigned technical duties and services in support of the Operations department. Maintains inventory of pharmaceutical, surgical, and animal-related supplies.

·      Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and move heavy objects and be able to work from a standing position for prolonged time periods and perform repetitive motion tasks. 

*Must be available to support weekend, holiday, emergency, and after-hour operational responsibilities. 

Education & Experience Needed:

·      2-year degree in basic science, animal science, or veterinary science is required.

·      AALAS-LAT certification is required