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Associate Scientist-General Toxicology

Employer
Frontier Scientific, Inc.
Location
Newark, DE
Closing date
Aug 2, 2021

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Sector
Science
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Job Description
Job Summary

The candidate will be a member of the General Toxicology group in an AAALAC-accredited, GLP-compliant facility and responsible for conducting studies from protocol review to in-life data collection from rodents, addressing QA audit findings, and running reports within the guidelines/protocols/Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)s.

Job Responsibilities

The duties include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Humane care to laboratory rodents; careful handling/restraint of animals
  • Test substance administration by various routes (e.g. diet, gavage, intraperitoneal, subcutaneous, etc.)
  • Body Weight, Food Consumption, holding for eye exams, other measurements and collection of biological samples as needed
  • Blood (tail vein) and urine collection, clinical observations, and other in-life study functions
  • Data collection manually and electronically (experience with Provantis Integrated Preclinical Software a plus)
  • Collecting, recording, documenting and reporting results with a high degree of accuracy and precision in a timely manner
  • Maintaining study data and related information in study files
  • Communicating effectively with Study Directors, peers, supervisors, and attending veterinarian
  • Understanding and following all relevant protocols, SOPs, GLPs, and safety guidelines
  • Learning and refining new laboratory skills and techniques
  • Assisting other technicians and completing other tasks as assigned

Requirements
  • B.S. degree in biology or related science field with 2 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to learn other software/validated systems
  • Good communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, an attention to detail, and commitment to quality
  • Ability to work safely under specific time constraints, prioritize workload, use time productively, and work well independently or in a team setting
Company DescriptionSince 1988, Frontier Scientific, Inc. has functioned as a specialty CRO, working to enable dramatic cost reductions via outsourced sample management, reformatting, sample procurement, liquid handling, and compound library management. The Delaware location is also an Alliance Partner with corporations that specialize in agricultural research and products, as well as various other science-related business units. Frontier Scientific, Inc. also supplies Lepidopteran species for agricultural research, as well as other entomological products and services.
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