29 days old

Small Animal Research Technician

Kelly Services
Minneapolis, MN 55405
**Kelly Scientific Resources is currently seeking candidates with strong backgrounds in small animal or lab animal medicine for a Small Animal Research Technician position with one of our top clients in Coon Rapids, MN.**

This is a 6-month contract-to-hire position.

Hours: 7am-3:30pm with regular overtime, late shifts, weekends, and holidays.


As a Small Animal Research Technician placed with Kelly Scientific Resources, you will be responsible for facilitating client sponsored preclinical research specializing in biocompatibility, pharmacology and toxicology studies.


+ Facilitate the execution of client sponsored preclinical research specializing in biocompatibility, pharmacology and toxicology.

+ Performs all in-life activities for small laboratory animals including data collection, providing for their basic needs, and performing a variety of procedures as part of the research process.

+ Procedures performed include, for example, small animal surgery, anesthesia, dosing of test agents in small animals through a variety of dosing methods, such as intraperitoneal, intravenous, epicutaneous, intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular, oral, and applying topical test agents, scoring and assessing reaction to the agents, and post-procedure recovery etc.

+ Performs additional duties as assigned.

**Educational and Experience Requirements:**

+ Previous experience working with small animals in a laboratory or clinic setting required

+ Previous experience with injections (IV/IP/IM/etc), oral dosing, and surgical experience (Anesthesia/Sedation/Monitoring Vitals) required

+ Associate or Bachelors degree in related veterinary field Animal Science, Veterinary Technology or Biology

+ Previous clinical or laboratory experience with the following animals preferred: rat, mouse, guinea pig, rabbit

+ LAT certification is preferred

+ Certified Veterinary Technician CVT certification is strongly preferred

+ Knowledge of research animal physiology, pharmacology, and general animal care required.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2020-08-24 Expires: 2020-09-24

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