Invivo Research Technician
Company: Expansion Therapeutics
Posted on: May 11, 2022
In Vivo Research Technician
Reporting to the Senior Scientist I, the candidate will be
responsible for performing preclinical-stage in vivo studies. This
is a direct laboratory position based in our Jupiter, Florida
*Title will be commensurate with experience.
Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
Independently perform all in-vivo technical procedures including
test article preparation, administration as well as survival
surgical procedures in research rodents.
Perform and conduct dosing by oral gavage, intravenous,
intraperitoneal, and subcutaneous routes, bleeding from the tail
vein, cardiac puncture, vena cava, assessing health, and perform
Provide post-operative care in rodents to ensure proper analgesia
and pain management.
Perform terminal blood collection and necropsy for organ
Partner and support other scientists to ensure flawless animal care
and welfare is conducted throughout the research studies.
Review and adhere to all company standards, IACUC approved SOPs and
required safety procedures.
Requirements: Proven Experience, Skills, and Education:
Bachelor's in biology, or other related scientific field with a
minimum of 2+ years in an academic or industry setting.
Proven experience in small animal handling.
High proficiency in oral gavage (PO) route of administration is
required. Experience with other routes of administration such as
IP, SC, IT dosing is preferred.
Proficiency in blood collection by cardiac puncture and tissue
collection at necropsy.
Deep understanding with stereotaxic surgery, performing ICV
injections to specific brain regions.
Understanding with CSF collection in mouse models.
Experience performing behavioral tests to evaluate neurological
disfunction in mice.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work independently and collaborate in a
Critical thinker with a demonstrated ability to effectively
collaborate cross functionally.
Success-oriented individual with relentless drive towards company
and team goals and timelines.
Contribute to our company culture, sense of team and collaborative
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Expansion Therapeutics fosters an inclusive company culture that
values diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences. We are proud
to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics,
disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other
legally protected categories.
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