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Sr. Animal Research Tech & Trainer

Company: Actalent
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to continue working in the animal research field and build upon their leadership skills! This role will serve as both a Laboratory Animal Research Technician and a Training Coordinator, where duties will be split about 50/50 between the lab/animal research side, and the training side. There is ample opportunity for continued growth long-term through various promotion opportunities.An ideal candidate for this role will have a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science (or related), at least 2+ years of animal research experience, and some form of leadership experience (can be formal or informal leadership - meaning your job title does not necessarily have to be "Lead, Supervisor, Trainer, etc."). Job duties are listed below.Job Duties:

  • Organize and set up training classes, including ordering and maintaining supplies/equipment needed for training.
  • Create and update SOP's, training documents, and courses for both online and hands on training.
  • Assist investigators and veterinarians in method development and implementation of such methods through training within the labs.
  • Provide training and validation for staff regarding their duties and tasks when working with Animals throughout the different labs.
  • Provide training to investigators and research staff on routine research techniques (i.e. restraint, blood sampling, anesthesia, euthanasia) and/or utilizes and schedules Subject Matter Experts to provide this training.
  • Manage accounts with professional and educational institutions, and assist with the veterinarian and veterinary technician licensing and credentialing process.
  • Ensure compliance with AAALAC standards and position statements
  • Utilize and help to develop electronic methods for documentation of training (Training Tracker), document all training events and personnel in attendance.
  • Follow up with individuals that are absent from training events and ensure they receive the proper training as necessary.
  • Assist Animal Research Core management in assuring husbandry operations and veterinary care remains in compliance with company SOPs and regulatory guidelines.
  • Assists in preparing for regulatory body site visits and semiannual inspections by preparing the assigned areas for inspection and participating in inspection walk through.
  • 50/50 Split of working with the animals in the lab and husbandry, and developing trainings and running trainings within the core in an office and lab settingQualifications:
    • Must have a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science or a related field.
    • Must have at least 2+ years of animal research experience.
    • Must have some leadership or training experience.About Actalent

      Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

      Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

      At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

      • Hiring diverse talent
      • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection
      • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes
      • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

        If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email for other accommodation options.

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