animal technican – laboratory animal science in göteborg

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göteborg, vastra gotaland
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Are you the next animal technican AstraZeneca is looking for to Drug Safety and Metabolism? Then this consultant assignment might be the right step for your career within pharmaceutical development.

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AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But they are more than one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca, they are proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. There, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.

The functional department - Laboratory Animal Sciences (LAS) delivers internal in vivo studies, breeding of transgenic mouse strains, daily animal care welfare.

In the role of Animal Technician, you will:
Be responsible for the care and welfare of laboratory animals and routine facility operations tasks and the delivery of high quality laboratory animals for scientific experimentation

Work as part of a team and capable of working flexibly across different areas

Participate in provision of weekend and out of hours support

Ensure that work is performed in accordance with appropriate Safety, Health & Environment (SHE), quality and compliance standards, e.g. Good Laboratory Standard (GLS)

The role requires:

  • Animal technology qualification or University degree in a scientific field, or relevant experience;
  • Experience in working with laboratory rodents and strong interest in animal care and welfare;
  • Ability to perform work independently and consistently to the required standard on a consistent basis;
  • Understand principles and concepts associated with Laboratory Animal Science particularly on animal welfare and the 3Rs;
  • Strong communication skills with fluency in English/Swedish;
Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience with the breeding of laboratory rodents;
  • Work experience in AAALAC-accredited animal facilities;
  • Previous experience working in the pharmaceutical Industry;
  • Membership in relevant professional body
Business: Dfind Science & Engineering

City: Gothenburg

Deadline for applications: 2018-05-21. Selection is on-going and interviews will be held continuously which means the position can be filled before deadline. Please make sure to send in your application at your earliest convenience!

For more information contact: Ammi Björk Kragulj +46733434005

Register your profile at Dfind Science & Engineering's and send in your application on the webpage.

Organization/Business description:
Dfind Science & Engineering is a recruitment and consulting company within science and engineering. All our consultant managers and recruitment consultants have an education and work experience within the respective field. In combination with extensive knowledge of staff issues and solid experience of recruitment, this means that we understand our clients' need for both flexibility and the right skills.

Dfind Science & Engineering is since 2016 part of Randstad Group. With over 600 000 employees in over 40 countries Randstad is the world’s second largest company within recruiting and staffing.