Animal Care Technician I-III

at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Overview   Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value. The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules. Job Summary (Primary function) The Animal Care Technician performs animal care and husbandry duties, including the observation, and documentation of the animals and the physical environment. The Technician also supports general vivarium operations, including facility and equipment maintenance. Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities) Review, comprehend and comply with all procedures pertaining to laboratory animals for research. Monitor daily animal health and welfare while performing daily room checks. Perform animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals. Perform daily cage wash duties and sanitation. Perform general facility and equipment maintenance and cleaning. Maintain accurate records of animal health, operations, facility maintenance and support areas as required. Assist with restraint, handling and manipulation of various animal species as assigned. Provide support for study-related procedures (e.g., observations, dosing, sampling), as needed and assigned. Receive, inspect and transfer incoming animals to permanent housing. Ensure and provide for sentinel animals in each rodent housing area. Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures. Maintain required attendance level and adherence to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed. Perform all other related duties as assigned (e.g., ordering, inventory, maintenance). Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency) High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent required. Associates degree or certificate program in the life sciences will be considered. Minimum of 0-2 years directly related laboratory animal experience in an AAALAC accredited facility. ALAT, LAT or LATG certification desirable. Ability to effectively follow verbal and written instructions and exhibit strong interpersonal and communication skills. Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner with coworkers, research staff, and managers. Strong organization skills and attention to detail. Strong written and verbal English communication skills. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Regularly required to stand; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Weekends and holidays required on a rotating basis. Title and responsibilities will be commensurate with experience. Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required. Incyte Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We Respect Your Privacy Learn more at: The Incyte hiring organization processes your personal data to manage your job application in order to enter into an employment relationship with you if you are the successful candidate.   During the process, you may be asked to respond to questions that will screen out your application if you do not meet certain objective criteria required by the job. You can learn more about this process here. You may have the right to access, delete, restrict, edit, move, or object to the use of your personal data. You may also have a right to report concerns to the authority responsible for data privacy in the country where the position is based or where you live or work. You can learn more about Incyte's data protection practices here. By accessing this link you can learn about the types of personal data we collect,... For full info follow application link.   We appreciate, celebrate, and thrive on one another’s differences and strengths and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. By valuing diversity of backgrounds and perspectives and prohibiting all forms of harassment, we are able to promote a collaborative and innovative work environment in which everybody can contribute to their fullest potential.  


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Job Posting: 1274919

Posted On: Jun 03, 2024

Updated On: Jun 27, 2024

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