Research Associate, Health Monitoring
Lab Support - San Diego, CA

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Our client is a global provider of solutions that advance the drug discovery and development process, including research models and associated services, and outsourced preclinical services, with a focus in Research Models and Services and Preclinical Services. The Company provides the animal research models required in research and development of drugs, devices and therapies. Their customer base includes global pharmaceutical companies, a range of biotechnology companies, as well as government agencies, hospitals and academic institutions worldwide.

We are looking for a Research Associate to join their team. This is a great opportunity for recent grads with animal handling experience.

Responsible for conducting microbiologic, parasitologic, hematologic and anatomic examinations of laboratory rodents and rabbits. This person will apply aseptic technique to both routine and situation-specific diagnostic collection of bacteriology specimens, will collect and process specimens, including blood and tissue, and will identify protozoan and metazoan parasites based on their morphology. Rapidly-evolving diagnostic services require an individual with laboratory experience who is team oriented, attentive to detail with good communication and organizational skills. This position may require overtime and some weekend work.

Associates, Bachelors, or Masters degree in the Biological Sciences with 1-2 years experience or equivalent combination of both education and experience is required. Knowledge of GLPs and computer applications a plus. Bachelor of Science preferred.