The candidate will be a member of the Developmental, Reproductive, and Endocrine Toxicology group in an AAALAC-accredited, GLP-compliant facility and responsible for conducting studies from protocol review to in-life data collection, addressing QA audit findings, and running reports within the guidelines/protocols/Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)s. The duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Humane care to laboratory rodents; careful handling/restraint of animals
Test substance administration by various routes (Inhalation, gavage, intraperitoneal, subcutaneous, etc)
Data collection manually and electronically (experience with Provantis Integrated Preclinical Software a plus)
Blood collection (tail vein)
Collecting, recording, documenting and reporting results with a high degree of accuracy and precision in a timely manner
Maintaining study data and related information in study files
Communicating effectively with Study Directors, peers, supervisors, and attending veterinarian
Understanding and following all relevant protocols, SOPs, GLPs, and safety guidelines
Learning and refining new laboratory skills and techniques
Assisting other technicians and completing other tasks as assigned
Bachelor of Science degree with 0 – 2 years of experience in animal research with in-life data collection or an Associate degree with 5-7 years of experience dosing rodents, blood collection, training and certification for specific developmental and reproductive toxicity study endpoints including rodent caesarean sections, fetal external, visceral, head, skeletal examinations, estrous evaluations, sperm parameters including counts, motility, morphology, mating and littering, pup sexing, onset of puberty verification specifically preputial separation and vaginal patency .
.Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to learn other software/validated systems
Good communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, an attention to detail, and commitment to quality
Ability to work safely under specific time constraints, prioritize workload, use time productively, and work well independently or in a team setting
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.