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Associate Scientist/Senior Associate Scientist

Zoetis

Last Updated: 4/01/21

Job Description

Company: Zoetis

Title: ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST/SENIOR ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST (Fixed Term: 3 Years)

Location: Kalamazoo, MI

Zoetis is seeking a talented in-vivo research technician to contribute to our efforts in Global Therapeutics Research at Zoetis. The successful candidate will have:

  • Ability to follow and comply with all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) associated with laboratory procedures and study protocols.
  • Perform study related activities including record keeping, data acquisition and analysis, sample handling and preparation, clinical observations, dosing, animal handling and necropsy.
  • Exposure to good laboratory techniques (i.e. pipetting) and data management including computer skills (i.e. excel, word)
  • Provides communication with and assistance to researcher, technicians, and manager.
  • Rodent or small animal experience
  • Must have knowledge, comfort, and competence working with in a research setting (*Preferably dosing (IV, SQ, IM) and blood sampling)
  • Willingness to learn and acknowledge animal behaviors
  • Competence analyzing data and ability to recognize normal or invalid output
  • Understands the biomedical necessity of laboratory animal research and endpoints.

A degree in science related field desired but not required; High School diploma plus two years relevant animal experience or education combined. The selected candidate will be expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to manage time and adapt to a rapidly changing environment. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential.

Please note: This position is for a fixed term of 3 years.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support study related activities including record keeping, sample handling, and animal handling
  • Understanding of Animal Use Protocol’s
  • Compliance with all SOP’s and training

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Educational background: High School diploma pus 2 years relevant in-vivo experience, Associates in Animal Sciences, BS. in Biology, Animal Sciences or related fields.
  • Training or experience in biological sample collection, processing, and pipetting.
  • Exposure to Animal Use Protocols
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact.

Full time

Fixed Term/Temporary (Fixed Term)

Colleague

Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.



Company Details


Zoetis

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.