BioTech Research Assistant - #440195


Date: 09/15/2021 13:00 PM

City: Shreve, Ohio

Salary: $18 / hour

Contract type: Contractor

Work schedule: Full Day


Seeking to hire entry-level to experienced candidates to support a large biotech R&D facility in Ashland. Studies will include toxicology, developmental and reproductive toxicology, safety pharmacology, metabolism and both small- and large-molecule chemistry support.


  • Perform in-life technical procedures (e.g., clipping, handling, binding, removals, body weight, dosing)
  • Administer test substances by various basic methods (e.g., oral gavage).
  • Input, print and edit computer entries (e.g., in life numbers, body weights, food consumption and clinical observation)
  • Under supervision may act as lead/primary technician on basic studies
  • Observe animals for general health and overall well being
  • Collect and record research data and biological specimens in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs), study protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Read basic study protocols and extract pertinent information
  • Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements
  • Retrieve and view SOPs using appropriate database
  • Use GLPs, SOPs, processes and company policies when performing all job functions
  • Handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of laboratory animals at the site
  • Perform study preparation activities including collection tube labeling and room setup
  • Maintain clean work areas (e.g.: laboratory area, primary enclosures, animal exam areas)
  • Receive animals (e.g., general health observation, sexing and identification) of all species, if applicable for the site
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A) or equivalent in a scientific related discipline
  • Experience: Zero to two years related laboratory experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical or contract laboratory environment


This is a beautiful research facility with completely updated labs and instrumentation

Great company, lots of room for growth, can work in other departments

M-F 1st shift

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