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Charles River Labs Research Tech ($500 Sign on Bonus) in WORCESTER, Massachusetts

SUMMARY: We have an exciting opportunity for a RESEARCH TECHNICIAN 1 at our Discovery site located in Worcester, MA. This position is eligible for a $500 special sign on bonus. DUTIES: Collects and records data with minimal supervision in the performance of studies Responsible for handling and restraining animals, clinical observations, sample collection, monitoring food consumption, animal husbandry, and performing accurate data collection and reporting. After training, you will administer test substances by various basic methods REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or General Equivalent Degree (G.E.D.). Bachelor's preferred (B.S) or equivalent in animal or life science or related discipline. 6 months related experience in animal research and/or husbandry or must have fully satisfied technical and experience requirements for the previous level. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. ALAT certification preferred. Ability to handle common laboratory species. Proficient in basic technical skills and the operation of data collection equipment. Knowledge of guidelines relating to the care of laboratory animals. Basic understanding of study design and protocols. Must be able to pass CORI backgroun check and drug test