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Research Associate, Pharmacology ( Husbandry - In Vivo)

Req #: 1700325
Location: Cambridge, Cambridge US
Job Category: Research and Early Development
Work Location: 200 Cambridge Park Drive CAMBRIDGE2 02140
Organization: Celgene Corporation
Schedule: 40
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Job Level:
Other Locations:US- MA- Cambridge


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.


Celgene Coporation is seeking a full-time (40 hrs/week) Laboratory Technician to support animal husbandry and technical support of in vivo studies.  The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of rodent husbandry practices and technical proficiency in handling, dosing and tissue/blood collection to support PK studies in rats and mice.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

Perform weekly husbandry of rodent animal facility including housekeeping, sanitation and trash/biohazard removal according to standard practices. Assist Animal Facility Manager in maintaining records and ordering lab supplies.  Proficiency in animal restraint, dosing and blood collection of mice and rats. Basic understanding of dose formulation calculations. Available for weekend rotation of facility checks and dosing. 

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Minimum BS degree or HS Diploma with ALAT accreditation plus 1 year laboratory experience
  • Rodent husbandry.
  • Ability to dose mice and rats by PO, IP, SC and IV routes of administration.
  • Ability to collect blood and organs in rodents.

Functional/Scientific/Technical Skills:

• Knowledge & demonstration of rodent husbandry.

• Generally independent in carrying out husbandry operations.

• Understanding of basic math to perform dose formulation calculations


• Works independently for husbandry, but under supervision or in collaboration with Research Associates for in vivo studies


Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.
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