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Position Title
Research Associate
Department
Invivotek
Reports To
Associate Manager
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Minimum Education &
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Experience (Related
Industry) Requirements
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B.S. or M.S. Degree in Life Sciences
AALAS certification at the ALAT level is a
plus
Previous experience with live rodents in
research setting is required
Weekend/Holiday work is required
Invivotek is a Contract Research Organization focusing on phenotypic characterization of genetically
modified mice and rats and in vivo pharmacology studies, with the emphasis on immunology, oncology,
metabolic and neurodegenerative disease. We are seeking a motivated and talented Research
Associates to develop and perform in vivo and in vitro bioassays on mice and rats. The qualified
candidates should have B.S. or M.S. degree in Life Sciences with a minimum of 2 years experience. The
Research Associate should have excellent skills in basic rodent procedures, such as intra-peritoneal
injections, oral gavage, IV injections, survival and terminal bleeds. Rodent surgery skills are a plus.
Excellent communication and computer skills and motivation to learn new assays are essential.
Weekend and holiday work may be assigned.
Job Requirements
The successful candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements
listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 Education And/Or Experience: Bachelor or Master of Science or related field of study with a
minimum of 2 years experience with in vivo mouse biology is required.
 Language Skills: Ability to read, write and interpret technical procedures and scientific articles;
ability to clearly communicate and present experimental methods, results and issues to
supervisor and team members.
 Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts, such as dosages, concentrations,
proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Basic knowledge of biostatistics is
required.
 Reasoning Ability: Requires independent scientific reasoning in an experimental setting such as
the ability to solve practical problems and propose ways of controlling for experimental
variables. Must be able to follow established protocols
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Other Skills And Abilities: Must be proficient in use of standard computer applications, including
word processing, electronic mail, spreadsheet, presentation software, etc. Basic knowledge of
information technologies is required. Basic knowledge of mouse physiology and experience with
in vivo mouse procedures are required.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must
be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to those individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.
o While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand,
walk, sit; use hands to handle or feel: reach with hands and arms.
o Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral
vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
CONTACT:
Caroline Giordano
17 Black Forest Road * Hamilton, NJ 08691
Toll Free/Main: 855-549-8608/609-528-6474
Office Phone: 609-528-6483
Email: [email protected]
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