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Research Technician, Vivarium Operations

Company: Champions Oncology Inc.
Location: Rockville
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

About usChampions Oncology is a technology-enabled research organization that leverages an end-to-end range of research and development solutions to improve the productivity of oncology drug development. Using computational and experimental testing platforms, Champions Oncology improves decision making for effective therapeutic development. Our team is passionate and self-motivated working together to accelerate the challenges of oncology drug development and ultimately improve patients' lives around the world.
Job OverviewSupport in vivo oncology studies in mice as a member of the Vivarium Operations Team. Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide animal care including handling, receipt and husbandry procedures
  • Provide animal care including feeding and watering with food and water consumption monitoring
  • Conduct animal observation for general health and overall well-being
  • Clean equipment, rooms and facility according to a schedule devised by senior personnel; including floor sweeping and washing, cage washing and sterilization, and waste removal
  • Document and initial required information in relevant room and log books
  • Material and supply distribution and waste handling
  • Record data using laboratory information management systems
  • Work weekends and holidays on rotating basisQualifications, Skills and Abilities:
    • Ability to work effectively and productively in a team-oriented environment while maintaining a strong sense of accountability, integrity and confidentiality.
    • Creative problem-solving skills and the ability to exercise sound and accurate judgment in making timely decisions.
    • Superior planning, organizational, computer, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to assist with other duties in a dynamic environment
    • Understanding of animal welfare and clinical testing regulations and standards (e.g. AAALAC, CLIA)
    • Ability to observe safety and security proceduresThis job description may be changed to include new responsibilities and tasks or change existing ones as management deems necessary.Champions Oncology is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Champions Oncology Inc., Rockville , Research Technician, Vivarium Operations, Professions , Rockville, Maryland

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