• Study Technician Animal Ops

    Job Location(s) CN-Shanghai
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  • Job Overview

    • The scope of this position is within one site across multiple studies daily.
    • Learns how to determine and document clinical observations, body weight data, food consumption data environmental data, and other data on the appropriate data collection system (or by hand when necessary).
    • Learns how to interpret a protocol.
    • Learns study management, data organization, QA audit response, internal and external client communication skills, and quality check procedures.
    • Learns how to ensure that a study is conducted according to protocol, SOPs, IACUC and government regulations.
    • Learns how to perform basic dosing techniques and restraint procedures.
    • Maintains animal rooms and equipment in compliance with GLP and AAALAC requirements.
    • Learns commonly used clinical sampling techniques. Learns how to process and package biological samples for shipment to client.
    • Receive, donate and euthanize animals according to AVMA guidelines.
    • Recognizes deviations from expected results and takes appropriate action.
    • Able to adapt techniques to new procedures or particular needs as directed.
    • Effectively schedules multiple assignments.
    • Maintains well documented laboratory records according to GLPs. Reviews own data and identifies potential problems.
    • Learns to utilize computer software for forms and procedure generation.
    • May instruct less experienced staff.
    • Learns blood pressure and body temperature measurement procedures as appropriate.
    • Reports all animal care concerns and becomes involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary.
    • May be involved in client tours or client interaction during study initiations.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    1. Bachelor degree in Life Sciences, Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology, or Associate degree in Veterinary Technology with 0-2 years of related experience.
    2. AALAS certification at Laboratory Animal Technician level desirable.


    No experience is required if you meet the education requirements.

    0-2 years of related external experience based on education.

    A minimum of 6 months experience as a Study Tech Trainee while employed at Covance, or a minimum of two years of related experience may be substituted for education requirements


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