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Research Assistant - Inhalation Toxicology

Employer
LabCorp
Location
NJ, NJ
Closing date
May 15, 2022

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Sector
Science
Organization Type
Corporate
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Looking for Great people to join a great organization!

Labcorp Drug Development in Somerset, NJ has a Research Assistant position in the inhalation department!

We believe in harnessing science for human good. And so we work day and night, around the world, to deliver answers for all your health questions-whether you're a provider, drug developer, hospital, medical researcher or patient. That means everything from advancing diagnostic testing, to helping launch new drugs, to offering new perspectives through data, all drawing from a deep well of scientific expertise!

How you will be Rewarded:

*Sign on Bonus Eligilble Position*

Work primarily 1st shift, with some overtime and occasional rotating weekends.

Enjoy 24 days of personal-time-off (PTO) (pro-rated depending on start date)

Have access to other great benefits including: tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and of course medical and dental insurance.

You'll have access to growth opportunities

With the support of exceptional people from across the globe, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with:

Formal and informal mentoring opportunities.

Extensive training and job shadowing opportunities.

Personalized development planning.

Exposure to many drug development scientific career paths

Job Duties:

Performs routine inhalation technical procedures on a broad range of study types and species within the department. Undertakes routine equipment calibration and validation of departmental equipment and makes a positive contribution to the general maintenance and up-keep of the facility. Collects data manually and using various computer systems, verifies study data and promotes high standards of data quality and procedural compliance. Undertakes routine non-invasive in-life and animal husbandry procedures and techniques in one or more species. Performs routine handling and restraint of animals for a range of invasive and non-invasive procedures. Ensures that duties are performed according to protocol requirements and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). Adheres to the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations and the guidelines in the Guide to the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals issued by the Institute for Laboratory Animal Research.

¨ Regulatory Responsibilities

• Demonstrates understanding of study design, company policies and standard operating procedures; complies with defined requirements

• Demonstrates an understanding and complies with correct use of PPE and Health and Safety policies and training

• Demonstrates knowledge of the experimental process and issues relating to the care and welfare of laboratory animals; complies with defined requirements

• Consistently follows all department best practices and processes

• Develops an understanding of and complies with the regulatory guidelines relating to toxicology testing such as Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), Data Integrity, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations, the guidelines in the Guide to the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals issued by the Institute for Laboratory Animal Research and other regulatory guidelines

• Records data (manually and via computerized systems) neatly and accurately in a timely manner

¨ Study Design Responsibilities

• Develops basic understanding of standard inhalation generation systems, sampling systems and exposure system methodology / procedures

• Demonstrates understanding of standard inhalation generation systems, sampling systems and exposure system methodology / procedures

• Demonstrates understanding of cross contamination risks and the importance of daily inhalation room/equipment cleaning procedures / methodology

• Demonstrates understanding of cross contamination risks and the importance of term decontamination cleaning procedures / methodology

¨ Scientific Responsibilities

• Under close supervision, undertakes routine inhalation and animal husbandry procedures in one or more species

• Develops and perfects ability to handle and restrain animals for a range of invasive and non-invasive procedures

• Assembles exposure systems, aerosol generators and sampling systems under supervision

• Under close supervision conducts routine inhalation exposures and associated procedures

• Under supervision performs routine and non-routine cleaning and decontamination procedures for inhalation equipment and facilities

• Under minimal supervision, undertakes routine inhalation and animal husbandry procedures in one or more species

• Demonstrates and perfects ability to handle and restrain animals for a range of invasive and non-invasive procedures

• Assembles exposure systems, aerosol generators and sampling systems under minimal supervision

• Under minimal supervision conducts routine inhalation exposures and associated procedures

• Under minimal supervision performs routine and non-routine cleaning and decontamination procedures for inhalation equipment and facilities

• Under supervision, develops and validates inhalation exposure systems

• Undertakes training in a range of inhalation and non-invasive in-life procedures and techniques

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