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In Vivo Research Assistant

Employer
Spark Therapeutics
Location
Camden, New Jersey
Salary
Salary not provided
Closing date
Mar 5, 2022

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Discipline
Health Sciences, Drug Development
Job Type
Research Scientist
Organization Type
Biotech
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Job Details

Primary Duties

The In Vivo Research Assistant will be responsible for supporting in vivo studies to support all therapeutic areas.

  • Maintain standard and transgenic breeding colonies in support of Spark Pipeline.
  • Conduct tissue collection/shipment for genotyping.
  • Enter breeding, genotyping and colony information using a specialized colony management software.
  • Assist with study set-up and sample collection preparation.
  • Assist in study data documentation support as needed.
  • Interact with In Vivo team members, scientists and Non-Clinical management and provide breeding colony feedback.
  • Perform IP/SC injections in mice, monitor animal health, collect blood samples, perform necropsies and record data.
Responsibilities

% of Time Job Function and Description

70%

Maintain Breeding colonies to support small animal studies.

30%

Support study set-up and sample collection preparation.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Associates Degree in the biological sciences with 0-2 years of lab related experience.
  • Advanced skills on handling, restraining, identification
  • Ability to manage large mouse colonies required.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and collaborations skills.
  • Keep accurate records, follow instructions and comply with company policies.
Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Fast learner

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Please be aware that Spark mandates COVID-19 vaccination of all employees regardless of work location. Accommodations may be made in accordance with applicable law.


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia



Join the Spark Team

We were born of innovation, springing from the curiosity, imagination and dedication of remarkable scientists and healthcare visionaries. Our shared mission is to challenge the inevitability of genetic disease by discovering, developing, and delivering treatments in ways unimaginable - until now.

We don't follow footsteps. We create the path.

Company

At Spark Therapeutics, a fully integrated, commercial company committed to discovering, developing and delivering gene therapies, we challenge the inevitability of genetic diseases, including blindness, hemophilia, lysosomal storage disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.

Founded in March 2013 as a result of the technology and know-how accumulated over two decades at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), our investigational therapies have the potential to provide long-lasting effects, dramatically and positively changing the lives of patients with conditions where no, or only palliative, therapies exist. Greater understanding of the human genome and genetic abnormalities have allowed our scientists to tailor investigational therapies to patients suffering from very specific genetic diseases. This approach holds great promise in developing effective treatments to a host of inherited diseases. Our initial focus is on treating orphan diseases.

Headquartered in dynamic Philadelphia, we are a diverse, experienced team united in our goal to break down barriers for people and families affected by genetic diseases. As our name suggests, our investigational, one-time therapies are designed to spark healthy biology, and deliver potentially life-altering transformation for people and families affected by genetic disease. Spark is a member of the Roche Group.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
215-989-1149
Location
3737 Market Street
Suite 1300
Philadelphia
PA
19104
United States
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