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Senior Animal Technician
Surrey, South East

We are proud to be working with our client, one of the world’s most influential organisations that specialise in Cancer studies, on the hunt for a Licensed Animal Technician to join their team. Our client has had outstanding achievements in drug discovery for the past 100 years.

As a Licensed Animal Technician, you will join a motivated team of Scientists and Clinical Scientists to accelerate the development of novel cancer therapies and improve understanding of cancer biology, drug sensitivity and resistance. Your role will support preclinical work using genetically modified mouse models and patient and cell line-derived xenograft models.

Main duties:

  • Daily checking of cages and animals for signs of husbandry and welfare requirements
  • Reporting observations to the relevant people
  • To maintain colonies of patient-derived tumour lines in vivo
  • To maintain colonies of breeding and experimental Transgenic mouse models
  • To run experimental studies at all stages
  • To carry out procedures under the authority of the relevant Home Office personal and project
  • Supervise and training of junior members of staff
  • To record levels of achievement and expertise in personal training records
  • To ensure adequate provision of food and water as described in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Person Specification:

  • PIL A-C with rodents
  • Several years of experience in the industry as a Senior Animal Technician
  • NACWO training is desirable
  • Skills for handling preclinical research mice models
  • Ability to conduct essential surgery in particular castration and implantation of tumour tissue
  • Experience in tumour measurements and basic tumour imaging techniques
  • Must have experience in conducting dosing

This is the perfect opportunity for a Licensed Animal Technician looking to join a successful, world-recognised company. Don’t miss out on this position, and apply today!

Salary: £26,000 - £32,000
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