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Licensed Animal Technician – Manchester
Manchester, North West

Licensed Animal Technician – Manchester

Want to work for a World Renowned Organisation?

Looking to rediscover your passion for Animal Science?

Here at S3, we are currently recruiting for a Licensed Animal Technician to join one of the biggest companies in the industry, based in Manchester. You will be a specialist in transgenic mice models, working with colonies on a day-to-day basis, ensuring all husbandry, welfare and breeding requirements have been met. You will support project license holders and other licenses in accordance with ASPA 1986.

Duties will include:

  • As part of the Transgenic Team, carry out day-to-day husbandry and care and welfare observations for all animals within the facility, which is currently based at the client’s Incubator facility
  • Breed mice of required genotypes by basic cross-mating breeding schemes
  • Provide support with cryopreservation and rederivation processes
  • To monitor health status of the animals
  • Keep up-to-date with developments in genetic engineering of mice and transgenic colony management; recommend and develop novel procedures as required
  • Contribute towards the general cleaning and upkeep of the facility
  • Liaise with scientists fully to understand their transgenic breeding requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • HNC in Animal Technology or equivalent
  • Current or previous holder of a Personal License under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986
  • Significant experience of transgenic mouse breeding and colony management
  • Proven experience of working with transgenic mouse oncology strains
  • Proven ability to cryopreserve mouse sperm and embryos

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To proceed with your application for this role, simply apply to this advert, or alternatively you can send you’re most recent up to date CV to the email below.

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted. All successful applications are subject to S3 Science’s stringent vetting and security checks.

S3 Science is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

Salary: 20,000 - £33,000
Date Posted: 25/10/2018
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