Animal Technician

POSTED: August 3, 2022
BUSINESS: Quince Therapeutics, Inc.
POSITION TYPE: Full-time
START DATE: Immediate Availability

Quince Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: QNCX), a biopharmaceutical company advancing innovative precision therapeutics targeting debilitating and rare diseases.

Position Purpose
Working in our West Lafayette, Indiana location, the Animal Technician will be responsible for performing in vivo preclinical studies as well as responsible for collecting preclinical data. In this role you will be responsible for animal husbandry, disease model creation, aseptic surgery, dose administration, and other tasks to analyze phenotypic response of various therapeutics in vivo. This role will report to the Senior Scientist, Bone Biology.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor behavior
  • Ensure the wellbeing of test subjects
  • Change cages and provide food and water to lab models
  • Animal husbandry
  • Record detailed information about each subject’s weight, size, diet, and behavior
  • Maintain database records
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Maintain and sterilize equipment
  • Take inventory of supplies
  • Assist in writing reports
  • Preclinical model creation
  • Dose administration
  • Behavioral testing
  • Participate, as needed, in broader experiments and projects
  • Write, interpret, and edit protocols

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Veterinary Technology, Animal Science, or related field
  • At least 2 years of preclinical experience
  • Must have experience with various animal models
  • Experience with aseptic surgery, necropsy, and tissue collection
  • Experience with drug administration; able to work with controlled substances
  • Analytical skills to conduct experiments and analysis with precision and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills are required
  • Critical thinking and problem solving essential
  • Experience with Word, Excel, and other common office software

Please send CV to careers@quincetx.com

 

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