Assists the veterinarian in administering a program of general care for a rodent research production colony.
Job Duties: Maintenance of a health surveillance and preventative medicine program. Provides clinical support for rodents, anesthesia, analgesia and euthanasia to ensure humane animal treatment. Coordinates import/export of rodents from/to collaborative sources. Assists with training programs for animal husbandry staff, veterinary technicians and research staff utilizing animals
Other Duties and Responsibilities (Secondary to the Essential Functions of the Job): May train and advise less experienced Veterinary Technicians. May provide work direction to lower-level staff. May assist in Animal Care Staff with their duties. Work is typically not reviewed upon completion.
A minimum of 2 years of relevant technical experience with mice and rats in a laboratory setting is required for this position. LVT and AALAS certification at the LAT level is desirable.
Required Skills: Phlebotomy in rodents. Knowledge of applicable regulations regarding the proper standards of animal care and use in a research environment.
Internal Number: 18897BR
About Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.