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In Vivo Research Associate

Post Date:Feb 11, 2019Type:Full-Time
Start Date:2/11/2019Salary:
Location:US-CA-San Diego Job Reference:6650706

Job Description:

Job Description:

  • Organization and coordination of contract research projects.
  • Schedule studies and generate study files.
  • Perform in vivo procedures (drug dosing, ANIMAL blood and tissue collections, necropsy, etc.)
  • Operate computer terminal for data entry and data validation.
  • Perform in vitro laboratory duties.
  • Perform sample processing, sample receipt and delivery.
  • Generate study reports.

Work Environment:

  • The company is an Animal Research CRO. Team is about 35 in total.


  • Must have a bachelor degree in life science or related field.
  • Must have animal handling experience with mice and rats (experience with guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, dogs, pigs is a plus).
  • Have general understanding of animal welfare.
  • Possess excellent work ethic and must be a team player.
  • Possess energetic, outgoing and professional demeanor.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, high-quality service environment.
  • Possess excellent communication skills.
  • Must have strong organizational skills in performing assigned tasks.
  • Able to perform assigned tasks independently.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to multi-task.
  • Possess strong computer skills, proficient in operating a computer terminal and server, proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Must have strong writing skills (medical writing a plus), able to describe procedures performed and write standard methods, operating protocols and reports.
  • Able to operate and maintain a variety of office and laboratory equipment, such as the centrifuges, isoflurane machines, biosafety cabinets.
  • Must be willing to work with infectious biologics (BSL-2 conditions).
  • Must be flexibility to adjust work schedule to accommodate varying workloads.
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • In vitro assay skill, e.g. PCR, ELISA, flow cytometry, cell proliferation assays, is a plus.

Performance Expectations:

  • The position itself is about 80% in vivo 20% in vitro
  • Candidates must love working with animals
  • Degree must be finished and candidate should have at least a 3.2 GPA
  • Strong Excel to track animal weights

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

Contact Information
Name: Sydney Shields

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