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Research Investigator, In Vivo Services, Comparative Medicine

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionRESEARCH INVESTIGATOR, IN VIVO SERVICES, COMPARATIVE MEDICINEAre you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire -you and support your career? - If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. - Join us as a -Research Investigator, In Vivo Services, Comparative Medicine in our -San Diego, California office.Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to -our inspiring, bold mission. - As a -Research Investigator, In Vivo Services, Comparative Medicine, you will be empowered to perform advanced dosing, sample collection, and histology preparation with efficiency, accuracy, and attention to detail.POSITION OBJECTIVES:

  • Independently plans and performs complex projects supporting multiple therapeutic areas of the Company including Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics , Neuroscience, , and GI. Performs advanced dosing, sample collection, and histology preparation with efficiency, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Oversees daily operation of internal in vivo studies.
  • Responsible for integrity of data. - Possesses level of expertise critical to group success. Requires minimal to no supervision.
  • Designated technical trainer for all in vivo users at Takeda San Diego (TSD)POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:
    • Demonstrates proficiency in advanced technical skills required including routes of administration and sample collection in the laboratory rodents.
    • Selects appropriate experiments/techniques based on understanding of discipline. - Guides and understands implications of lab operations decisions.
    • Inputs study design into online data collection systems, reviews and analyses data collection forms, and communicates study related findings to Technical Services Management and Scientists.
    • Supervises daily operations of internal in vivo studies.
    • Creation and maintenance of data forms and inventories. - Performs complex calculations. -
    • Utilizes expertise to share with internal and external audiences. - Provides technical leadership related to experiment choice and plan. - Effectively coaches others in problem solving and troubleshooting.
    • Exercises judgment to evaluate a variety of technical factors and obtain optimum solutions. -
    • Reports animal well being concerns to Comparative Medicine veterinary staff and Technical Services Management. - -Reports all safety issues to the EH&S Department.
    • Takes responsibility to maintain knowledge on industry and technical advances. -
    • Working knowledge of all policies and procedures for animal users. Demonstrates expertise in operation of laboratory support equipment. -
    • Develops and edits Standard Operating Procedures and Work Practices.
    • Assists in capital equipment identification, procurement and refresh.EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: -
      • Requires A.S. /B.S. or equivalent in a scientific field with 5+ years of previous laboratory animal experience.
      • Demonstrates proficiency in advanced technical skills including routes of administration and sample collection in laboratory rodents.LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:
        • AALAS certification at the LATG level required within six months of hire.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: -
          • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
          • Must be willing to work off-hours, holidays and weekends.VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS:
            • Effective November 1, 2021, absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated in order to continue in their current roles. - US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function for which they have applied.TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
              • Occasional, may travel to Takeda/Boston or for external conferences/meetings. -WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
                • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
                • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
                • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
                • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
                • Community Outreach ProgramsEmpowering Our People to ShineDiscover more at takedajobs.comNo Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.EEO StatementTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.LocationsSan Diego, CAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, El Cajon , Research Investigator, In Vivo Services, Comparative Medicine, Healthcare , El Cajon, California

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