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Research Associate, Animal Procedures

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals
Madison, WI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Position

Arrowhead is seeking a Research Associate to join our growing Laboratory Animal Resources team at our Madison site. This is an excellent opportunity to utilize, contribute and advance the ideal candidate’s laboratory skills in a progressive, state-of-the-art and diverse facility.


  • Support in vivo experiments to facilitate drug discovery and development in various diseases
  • Read and apply relevant scientific literature to projects to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Comply with established company policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, and environmental standards
  • Assist in the development of Standard Operating Procedures; maintain appropriate record keeping and generate data for study reports
  • Conduct drug dose calculations and prepare drug mixtures/dilutions
  • Maintain a high level of productivity in the lab and perform critical experiments
  • Design, plan and perform rodent surgical procedures
  • Perform routine animal handling, surgery, recovery, care, dosing, blood collection and euthanasia
  • Support the animal husbandry program as needed


  • Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Biology, Animal Science or related area with some experience in animal research
  • Alternate combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Ability to work independently and to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Demonstrated innovation, creativity and resilience in problem solving
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated team player with the ability to thrive in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary, matrixed environment


  • Experience in pulmonary, ocular, or metabolic diseases
  • Prior experience with rodent models in a research setting (Dose administration, Sample / tissue collection)
  • Established skills in data collection and analysis, and detailed record keeping

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Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals


Madison, WI
53719 USA



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