Associate Scientist III, Vet Services
Biogen Idec - Cambridge, MA

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The highly skilled Associate Scientist is a key position within Biogen Idec. As a member of the Veterinary Service Team this position will assist the Attending Veterinarian in Maintaining a comprehensive veterinary care and preventative medicine program for a variety of research species. Provide high quality clinical technical support in assisting in administering the health care ad preventative medicine program within the research facility to comply with all federal, state, and local regulations as well as AAALAC, International accreditation guidelines. Participate in technical services in partnership with research groups enabling the achievements of key research milestones at project level.


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Research & Preclinical Development

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The qualified candidate will have high commitment to provide high quality veterinary care and maintain the standards of the laboratory animal care and use and the animal welfare as well. Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to work productively in team environment. Reliable, independent and demonstrate focus and attention to details. Results driven and able to work in fast- paced operation. Have flexibility in accommodating different work schedules (weekend rotations / after hours and holidays) and sharing responsibility with the other veterinary staff in providing 24/7 coverage for veterinary emergencies and clinical care responsibilities. 6 years experience.

Preferred qualifications: Clinical experience within an industry setting; Current and valid CVT/AHT license ; LAT or LATG certification; Training experience; Project management experience; Proficient and competent in all areas of handling and research techniques for a variety of species and be able to teach these various techniques to others. / Knowledge and experience in all areas of clinical veterinary medicine; Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and organizational skills, and be able to work in teams and independently

Bachelor Degree

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Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a global leader in the discovery, development and delivery of innovative therapies to improve the lives of...