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Research Associate I
Ref No.: 17-14355
Location: La Jolla, California
Job Description: We are seeking a highly motivated contract Research Associate with strong interpersonal communication skills to conduct in vivo studies in mice in our In-Iivo Pharmacology group at La Jolla to support oncology research.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Support in vivo experiments
• Flexible working hours including late shift, weekends and holidays
• Strong interpersonal communication skills and team player.


TECHNICAL SKILLS:
• Proficient in handling mice.
• Proficient in administering compounds via various routes (PO, IV, IP, SC).
• Blood collection (via cheek bleed, RO, intra-cardiac).
• Necropsy, collection of various tissue samples for biomarker analysis.
• Experience with tumor cell subcutaneous implantation in mice and live animal surgery is a plus.
• Proficient in data collection/documentation, either in electronic or hardcopy forms.


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• This position requires flexible working hours: A regular 5 day work week will include and require: late shift and include Sat/Sun and holidays. BID dosing schedules are central to this position.
• Lift animal cages.
• Handle hazardous materials and work in animal facility which will require additional medical testing and/or apparatus fitting for OSHA compliance.
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