Research Associate Resume
|Desired Industry: Biotech
|Desired Job Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
||Date Posted: 3/15/2012
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: negotiable
|Desired Wage: 50,000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
In-vivo experience working with a range of research animals (mice, rats, hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits, cotton rats and ferrets) to support various disease areas. Experience in aspects of in-vivo studies (PK/PD, sample collections, dosing, and managing multiple studies) including, study set-up, proper resource utilization, in-life execution and data collection.
*Highly motivated, organized, and willing to relocate*
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA, United States
Aug 2008 - Present
Associate II, Study Support
In-vivo research support and study/staff scheduling and coordination for project setup/completion.
Ensuring compliance with all institutional and regulatory protocols, policies, and guidelines.
Identifying emerging technical procedures and proactively evolving the LAS technical service portfolio to meet future needs of the NIBR Cambridge research community.
Pursuing continuous learning/professional development opportunities and enhancing/expanding skill set.
Drafting & periodic review of LAS Technical SOPs.
Provide consistent and high quality technical services and perform other duties as may be required.
Proactively meet and exceed customer service expectations
Continuously pursue educational and professional development opportunities to enhance and expand relevant skills and knowledge
Identify new/emerging techniques/refinements to expand the Study Support service portfolio
Identify process inefficiencies and streamline processes
Technical Skills: PO, IV, IM, IP, SQ, RO, muscle collection, tissue collection, cardiac puncture, in rats, mice, hamsters, cotton rats. PO, SQ, and IM in ferrets.
Experienced in Glucose Tolerance test (OGTT) in both diabetic rat models (Fatty Zuckers and DIO).
Departmental Liaison to Oncology Pharmacology Translational Research : Served as study leader for highly collaborative, high volume, resource intensive in-vivo studies.
Leadership Management Training
Able to learn new techniques or methods quickly, focused on delivering high quality data that helps drive decisions and contribute towards team goals.
Jun 2005 - Aug 2008
Associate I, Study Support
Providing consistent and high quality daily in-vivo technical research support
Ensuring compliance with all institutional and regulatory protocols, policies, and guidelines
Proactively meeting and exceeding customer service expectations.
Customer service for various research groups with responsibilities entailing husbandry (mice, rats, ferrets, hamsters, and cotton rats) and vivarium support functions such as stocking supplies, vivarium sanitation/disinfection and environmental monitoring.
Exposure to animal procurement and the interactions between researchers, associates, and animal vendors when ordering species for research.
Thorough understanding and comprehension of operational facts, techniques, nomenclature, equipment, theories, etc. as they relate specifically to job performance and function in the in the laboratory animal research environment.
Technical Skills: PO, IV, IM, IP, SQ, RO, muscle collection, tissue collection, cardiac puncture, in rats, mice, hamsters, cotton rats.
Departmental Liaison to Ophthalmology (OPH), Oncology (ONC), Muscular-Skeletal Development (MSD), Global Imaging Group (GIG), and Pre-clinical Safety (iTOX)
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV, United States
May 2003 - May 2005
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Aug 2000 - May 2003
Available upon request.
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