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Research Technician I

Req ID #: 216393

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA
This job is located outside of your selected country / language. English (Canada)

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Full Time - Day Shift Position (40 hours/week)

Full Time - Day Shift Position (40 hours/week)


Responsible for handling and restraining animals, clinical observations,  monitoring food consumption and body weights, animal husbandry, and performing accurate data collection and reporting.   


  • Observe animals for general health and overall well being.
  • Collect and record research data in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs), study protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). 
  • Perform basic in-life technical procedures upon completion and sign-off of specific skill training. (e.g., clipping, handling, chipping, binding, removals, body weight,).
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  • Assist in cohabitation smears of all species. 
  • Perform computer input under supervision.
  • Read basic study protocols and extract pertinent information.
  • Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements.
  • Retrieve and view Standard Operating Procedures using appropriate database. 
  • Use GLPs, SOPs, processes and company policies when performing all job functions.
  • Handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of laboratory animals at the site.
  • Perform study preparation activities including collection tube labeling and room setup. 
  • Maintain clean work areas (e.g: laboratory area, primary enclosures, animal exam areas). 
  • Receive animals (e.g., general health observation, sexing and identification) of all species.Perform all other related duties as assigned.

The pay range for this position is $21.00/hour. Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location

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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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