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Transgenic Technician

Location: Harrogate
Salary: Up to £25,000
Ref: ALS 2033

On behalf of our client, a leading global drug development services company, we are looking to recruit a Transgenic Technician to join their team. The successful candidate will work within the Safety Assessment Department and conduct a wide range of drug development studies whilst working with a range of species. In addition to this, our client offers excellent opportunities for progression and will invest in your development to help you progress along the career path that you choose.

This position is a fixed term contract.

Basic Requirements

  • Hold or have held a Home Office License modules 1-4
  • Be passionate about animal welfare and the life sciences industry
  • Must have previous experience in the animal research industry
  • Anaesthesia and post-operative care in small and large animals.
  • Previous experience of reproductive toxicology licenced procedures would be beneficial
  • Comfortable working with a wide range of species
  • Be reliable with a hardworking approach to the job
  • Like to work in a fast-moving professional team environment

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Be able to lead a wide range of drug development studies
  • Conduct reproductive toxicology licenced procedures as well as other licensed procedures
  • Be responsible for the in-life aspects of toxicology studies in all species
  • Working with surgically prepared animals and be able to identify problems in surgically prepared animals
  • Have advanced knowledge and experience in animal care and husbandry
  • Record data to support regulatory compliance and animal welfare

Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and trustworthy and who have a great work ethic. To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment screening as an essential part of the recruitment process.