Research Technician

DEPARTMENT: Technical Operations

REPORTS TO: Department Supervisor/Manager or Director

We at CBSET are committed to providing exceptional animal care and this can only be achieved through hiring exceptional technical talent. By working as a Research Technician I/II/III, you will be part of a collaborative effort with our clients to advance biomedical research through innovative, high-quality services. In addition, CBSET is proud to offer a generous benefits package, which includes health, dental and vision plans, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and an opportunity to participate in a 401(k) plan.


A mid-technical level with the expectations of semi-independent functionality, demonstrating a comfortable level of technical skills in the Technical Operations Department.

  • Handle and restrain multiple species of animals, perform and record daily clinical observations, perform anesthetic management, pre and post-operative nursing care, perform dose administration and sample collection.
  • Generate quality data in compliance with GLP guidelines, document deviations and incidents with supervision, submit data in a timely manner.
  • Perform data collection and quality control on assigned studies in addition to maintaining study books, ensuring proper documentation, coordination of sample collection and processing, and test article control.
  • Train and assist junior technicians performing the above tasks.
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills and work effectively as a team member.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Education: High school or GED required. Bachelor’s degree (BS) in science and/or certified veterinary technician (CVT) preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of one year experience in a regulatory pre-clinical environment with involvement in the conduct of GLP studies. Exceptional experience in related preclinical and/or advanced education could substitute.
  • Certification/Licensure: Driver’s license; ALAT and/or LAT preferred.
  • Must be able to perform laboratory procedures, which require talking, hearing, standing or sitting for long periods of time, entering data into a computer, using appropriate instruments, reaching with hands and arms, working in narrow spaces, and wearing safety equipment (Personal Protective Equipment) according to OSHA regulations and company standards.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to consistently lift and move at least 50 pounds.
  • Animal facility and laboratories with moderate noise possible.
  • Exposure to potential zoonotic agents, hazardous/noxious devices (e.g., needles, scalpel blades, etc.), chemicals (e.g., anesthetic gases, formalin, alcohols, xylenes, etc.) and/or radiation.
  • Office working environment with quiet noise conditions.
  • This position may require occasional domestic travel or duties on weekends and/or holidays.

All employees are required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities of their position. • The essential duties and responsibilities listed above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

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