Associate Scientist Iii, Comparative Medicine

Biogen Idec Cambridge , MA 02138

Posted 2 weeks ago

Company Description

Job Description

Biogen is seeking a highly motivated and experienced scientist to join the Comparative Medicine team within the In-vivo Resource Center (IRC). The IRC provides veterinary, training, and study support for Biogen's dynamic, in vivo research needs. The successful candidate must be highly motivated with excellent communication skills and be able to work in a result-oriented, fast-paced, highly collaborative team environment. The individual will be part of an integrated team that is dedicated to in-vivo study support.

Primary responsibilities include, in-vivo study support from planning and execution to data analysis for complex studies, and skilled in-vivo technical work, with an emphasis on support of neurological rodent models is required. Specialized in-vivo skills are strongly desired.

  • Occasional weekend work required as part of this role

Qualifications

BS in biological science and 2-4 year minimum experience in academia or industry

Laboratory experience in vivo is required, and in vitro experience will be considered a plus.

Attention to detail and the ability to work well in a team setting are required

Previous experience in Animal handling and necropsies - emphasis on CNS collection

Dosing of animals including PO, SQ, IP, IV

Aseptic surgical concepts and preparation

Surgical experience utilizing Aseptic technique - emphasis on neurological procedures (ICV)

Prior experience with in-vivo data collection, protocol generation, and basic scientific principles is required - emphasis on study design review and pre-clinical in-vivo experiments

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and commitment towards achievement of goals are required

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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