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Animal Science Technician

Req ID #: 216288

Montreal (Senneville), Quebec, CAN

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Animal Science Technician - Toxicology

Animal Science Technician - Toxicology

As an Animal Health Technician for our Toxicology team, you will be responsible for the well-being of our laboratory animals. Your contribution will ensure the health of our animals, as well as the integrity of our pre-clinical studies.

In this role, primary responsibilities include:

  • Administer test items / medications to animals (Gavage, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous injections)
  • Perform sample collection (blood, urine, etc.)
  • Collect data (body weight, food consumption, clinical signs, etc.)
  • Handle animals for any activities that requires it
  • Clean all types of animal housing and accessories


Necropsy Prosector

As a Prosector for our Necropsy team, you will mainly be responsible for performing the post-mortem examination of animals while following the ethical regulations and directives from study plans. 

In this role, primary responsibilities include:

  • Evaluating animal tissues for pathologists
  • Weigh and document all abnormalities of the organs
  • Euthanize animals prior to performing the necropsy
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About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage Contact Research Organization (CRO). Here, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. With 100 sites around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients' unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

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