Published on: 23.05.2019

Key elements

  • Contract Permanent contract
  • Experience Holder of a diploma in animal experiment or Bac + 2 in biology with an experiment in research animal on rodents + Holder of the "Applicator" level in animal experimentation.
  • Salary
  • Start Immediate
  • Status
  • Reference 052253

Animal Technician

As part of its development and in order to strengthen its research team, we are looking for an ANIMAL TECHNICIAN for its platform located on the Biopôle de Riom (Clermont Ferrand, France). Under the responsibility of the Animal Facility Manager, you will join a dynamic and passionate team around innovative projects. You will have as main mission to assure and control the accommodation and the maintenance of the laboratory animals as well as the maintenance of their environment.

Main activities:

  • Ensure animal welfare and a good enrichment of the environment;
  • Monitor health status and perform daily control (s) of animals;
  • Read the environmental parameters (brightness, hygrometry, temperature, pressure);
  • Keep an observation notebook and report dysfunctions;
  • Change cages, litters, grates, baby bottles;
  • Distribute food and drink;
  • Maintain the accommodation spaces;

Secondary activities:

  • Ensure the reception of animals by checking compliance with the order form;
  • Participate in the identification of animals and keep records of entries and exits;
  • Participate in various technical procedures (compression, force-feeding, blood sampling …) during the experimental phases;
  • Conduct euthanasia in compliance with ethical rules and carry out biological samples.

Required profile:

  • Have basic knowledge in mouse biology.
  • Be organized, able to work autonomously and in compliance with established quality, health and safety procedures.
  • To exercise discretion, rigor, autonomy, enthusiasm and organization.

Working conditions:

  • 35h weekly with permanence to provide some weekends and bank holidays.
  • Have a physical ability to carry light to moderate loads.

Interested? Contact us.

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