Temp - Animal Research Associate (ARA)

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
Jul 10, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are looking for an Animal Research Associate to join the VelociGene team. This person would manipulate, observe and care for genetically altered rodents to prepare them for study.

In this role, a typical day may include:
• Performs certain basic tasks vital 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 crucial 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.

This role may be for you if you:
• Are looking to further their skills and knowledge in lab animal medicine.
• Have strong oral and written communication skills.

To be considered for this role, you must have a minimum of an A.A. degree with some biology course work or a minimum of 2 years experience working with laboratory animals preferred. 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.

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