AMGEN British Columbia - Lab Technician

Title: Lab Technician, Comparative Animal Research 1-year Contract
Reports to: Sr. Associate
Location: Burnaby
Req#: R-45690



Title: Lab Technician, 1-year Contract
Reports to: Sr. Associate
Department: Comparative Animal Research
Location: Burnaby


Provide husbandry and technical in vivo support for early stage preclinical research in rodents

General and specialized husbandry including colony production following contemporary animal welfare standards

Perform procedures such as handling and restraint, dosing via multiple routes, clinical health assessments, biologic sample collection and necropsy

Operate cage wash related equipment, maintaining sanitization and cleanliness of the laboratory

Review and compliance with all applicable training requirements, regulatory guidelines, business practices and company policies

Work rotational weekends, statutory holidays and periodically provide on-call coverage during non-work hours


Basic Qualifications

Veterinary Technologist Diploma or College diploma


Preferred Qualifications

A Veterinary Technologist Diploma or a Bachelor's Degree in life sciences

CALAS certification at the RLAT or ARLAT level

Experience in the use and handling of hazardous agents such as biological agents and cytotoxic drugs

2+ years’ experience in the biopharmaceutical industry or academic laboratory handling/dosing rodents

Good written and oral communication skills

Ability to work well in teams and independently

Computer literacy, demonstrated technical aptitude and a strong work ethic

Good time management, organizational skills and excellent attention to detail


Amgen endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact to make a request and ensure you include the requisition number.


Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to facilitate the equal participation of candidates with disabilities, should you be selected for an interview.

  Canada   British Columbia   Burnaby

Company Name: AMGEN
Active from 10/13/2017 to 12/22/2017

Attached files:
Lab Technician 1 year Contract.docx  

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