Staff Research Associate – Animal Lab

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UCLA Health
Published
November 23, 2021
Location
Los Angeles, California
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Staff Research Associate – Animal Lab

Work Location
Los Angeles,CA

Job #20641

Work Hours
Monday-Friday, 7am-4pm

Employment Type
career

Duration
indefinite

Salary Range
$24.16 – $28.81 Hourly

Posted Date
November 21, 2021

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You can find the cures you know are out there. At UCLA Health, you make it happen as part of a groundbreaking Research team, working to understand hundreds of medical disorders and improving processes for dozens of procedures across the globe.

 

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Required:

  • Ability to communicate professionally and courteously on the phone, in person and by e-mail to a variety of people.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with faculty and staff that have varying degrees of veterinary medical training.
  • Ability to complete tasks in an orderly and timely fashion.
  • Ability to use or learn full capability of word processing software, e-mail, spreadsheets, the internet and other computer programs.
  • Ability to work accurately and with detail.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Skill in writing clear and concise correspondence.
  • Ability to euthanize rats and mice using CO2 chambers.
  • Must be able to follow the procedures for euthanasia including the use of the CO2 chamber, as well as be able to ascertain that death has occurred.
  • Knowledge of appropriate labeling and disposal of the animals euthanized, including bio-hazardous animals.
  • Knowledge of and ability to accurately follow all SOPs associated with a GLP study, including required study procedures and GLP documentation procedures.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply the concept of contamination control practices including engineering, administrative, and procedural controls for the containment of pathogens, including disinfection, and waste handling methods appropriate for work in bio-containment animal facilities up to BSL2 level with BSL3 practices.

Preferred:

  • Associate or Bachelor degree in related field.
  • Skill in cleaning lab and autoclaving instruments.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Ability to recognize and describe signs of clinical disease or injury in laboratory mice and rats.
  • Ability to effectively handle and restrain rats and mice.
  • Knowledge of research animal facility.
  • Knowledge of rodent anatomy.
Dr. Isla Garraway

DR. ISLA GARRAWAY

UCLA has incredible resources and a team science approach. The ability to work with collaborative teams and access the amazing resources around campus is the best part about being at UCLA.

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