Animal Care Technician
Frontier Scientific, Inc. Newark, DE
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
As a member of the Animal Resources group in an AAALAC-accredited, GLP-compliant facility, the incumbent will be responsible for daily care and husbandry of the rodent populations. The duties include, but are not limited to the following: observing animal conditions and behavior, performing daily checks for temperature, humidity, food, and water, maintaining sanitary conditions (i.e scrub and mop animal room floors), changing cages, working in the cage wash area, inventory supply stock, preparing cages and cage racks, removing trash for incineration, collecting wastes for autoclaving and disposal, receiving new animals, recording animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols, ordering animals, updating and maintaining animal records, collecting, packaging, and sending out serology tissues for animal health monitoring, mixing test diet, filling jars with feed incorporated with test substance, and assisting with animal restraint and tattooing. The person will be performing related responsibilities and assisting other departments as required.
At least two years of animal care and handling in a laboratory or similar environment required. Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team environment. Must have ability to work flexible work schedules to meet workload demands. Must have good communication and prioritization skills. Ability to Review, comprehend and comply with all SOP's, quality assurance and facility safety standards pertaining to specific area.
Frontier Scientific (Utah location) is a chemical developer, manufacturer and custom research services provider to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial chemical, government, and academic sectors. Frontier Scientific specializes in the development of chemical compounds and processes related to porphyrins, phthalocyanines and boronic acids. Frontier Scientific develops building blocks for small molecule drug discovery, SAR studies, and lead optimization. Frontier Scientific provides standard catalog products with production quantities generally in the milligram to kilogram scale. Frontier Scientific's NMR, GCMS, LCMS, and UV/VIS spectrophotometer are located in-house to ensure quality compounds and quick turn around on projects. Frontier Scientific is a privately held corporation established in 1975 and headquartered in Logan, Utah.
Frontier Scientific, Inc.Why Work Here?
Great Benefits, Opportunity to Grow, Variety in Job Assignment
Since 1988, Frontier Scientific, Inc. has functioned as a specialty CRO, working to enable dramatic cost reductions via outsourced sample management, reformatting, sample procurement, liquid handling, and compound library management. The Delaware location is also an Alliance Partner with corporations that specialize in agricultural research and products, as well as various other science-related business units. Frontier Scientific, Inc. also supplies Lepidopteran species for agricultural research, as well as other entomological products and services.