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Research Associate (Small & Large Animal)

Employer
Biomedical Research Models
Location
San Pablo, CA
Closing date
Jan 18, 2022

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Sector
Science, Pharmaceutical, Clinical Research Associate
Organization Type
Corporate
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Job Description
Biomere-west is a preclinical CRO located in Richmond, CA. We are focused on providing a personalized and customer-focused approach to preclinical services, early stage drug discovery and development services for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

We strive to foster an environment which supports the recognition and growth of our employees. We are proud of the talented teams they create and the collective efforts made to continually improve the level of personal service we provide to our clients. If you are inspired to join a team who is interested in your ideas, expertise and growth, Biomere is a great place to truly make a difference.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Research Associate works under the direct guidance of the Site Head and the general guidance of the senior staff. Research Associate is proficient in animal procedures/animal husbandry, grant, internal, and/or contract research studies according to the study protocols and to the company guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Proficient as a primary technician and in all aspects of a study cycle including, but not limited to:
  • Primary Technician role and responsibility on multiple basic studies;
  • Receipt, distribution, and husbandry of animals;
  • Orders and setups materials and supplies as required for projects;
  • Forms and study books preparation;
  • Dose calculation/verification;
  • Proficient technical skills (e.g. administration, blood collection, necropsy, etc.) ranging from basic to intermediate;
  • Anesthesia monitoring and use of anesthetics;
  • Observes, records, and reports atypical findings to veterinary staff or senior personnel;
  • Performs data quality control review according to SOPs or study protocols;
  • may function as a designated trainer.

··· Complies with all regulatory guidelines, occupational health as well as health and safety programs, in accordance with company policies and procedures.

· Performs all other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Work Experience

· AS or BS Degree in Science (or equivalent degree) preferred.

· Certifications preferred: ALAT, LAT, LATG

· Research Associate I: 1 or 2 years of experience in laboratory animal science experience

Research Associate II: 3-5 years of experience in related laboratory animal science

Research Associate III: 5+ years of experience in laboratory animal science experience

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

· Physical dexterity to lift 50 - 100 lb. in weight.

· Manual dexterity to operate facility equipment.

· Visual acuity to handle potentially hazardous chemicals, cleaners, biologics (including, but not limited to direct handling of human byproducts and viruses) and/or sharps.

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

· Biological safety level (BSL) 1 and 2 laboratory and vivarium settings.

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We have great benefits too! Medical, dental and vision coverage with generous portion of premium paid by employer! Short-term and Long-term disability, Life insurance, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), vacation, personal days and 10 paid holidays each year!

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