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Vivarium Manager/Supervisor

Job Description:

Life Sciences company seeking to hire a highly motivated and experienced individual to manage the Vivarium Operations. The successful candidate will be involved with helping run the day-to-day operations associated with research in our translational group.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of vivarium operations and animal care
  • Maintains vivarium in accordance with directives of consulting veterinarian and IACUC
  • Maintenance of laboratory database for record keeping (husbandry activities and environmental conditions)
  • Coordinates with study PIs to ensure adequate resources are available for animal studies
  • Oversight of third-party activities provided for Animal Care support
  • Ensures all vivarium facility maintenance and security needs are met
  • Participates in the development and implementation of SOPs, staff training and development
  • Responsibility for biosecurity
  • Training of laboratory staff in bio-methods and regulatory compliance related to animal husbandry

Position requirements:

Applicants must have an LVT or B.S. in a life science or equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience. CMAR or equivalent and be familiar with laboratory operations in a scientific setting, relevant experience will be accepted in lieu of formal certification.  Five plus years managing a vivarium or animal facility.

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