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Research Assistant, Animal Model Division

The animal models group is seeking a research assistant to join the team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to 1) ensuring animal health and welfare; 2) conducting routine procedures for animal colony maintenance including breeding and tracking of animals; 3) performing animal procedures such as injections, biopsies and tissue collection; 4) maintaining preparing lab supplies and reagents; 5) transferring animals domestically and internationally; and 6) participating in project management under senior group members’ supervision.
Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or equivalent experience - Rodent handling experience preferred - Experience/training in a biological laboratory procedures - Computer skills, including MS applications - Attention to detail, willing to entertain scientific challenges - Ability to perform frequent moderate lifting of animal cages and other supplies