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  • Supervisor, Research Support

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    Altasciences Preclinical Services
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    Are you compassionate? Do you love animals? Altasciences Preclinical Research is seeking a Supervisor, Research Support to aid and oversee the operation of the colony facilities, animals and staff who provide daily husbandry support.


    About Altasciences Preclinical Services:


    Altasciences Preclinical Services is renowned for its diverse range of safety assessment services and NHP expertise. Our enthusiasm for customized services that focus on the needs of our clients positions us as the uncommon CRO: uncommonly accessible, flexible and responsive. Located just north of Seattle, WA, our team of experts in Toxicology, Pathology, Exploratory Research and Bioanalysis make the client relationship a top priority. We believe the experience is as important as the science that drives it. We believe a better future is possible for everyone and we’re using our nonclinical proficiency to support medical science advancements that will lead to pharmaceutical cures. Want to be a part of a dynamic team that provides continuous professional development opportunities? Work for Altasciences Preclinical Services and set your future in motion.




    • Observe and comply with appropriate safety and health practices-including personal protective equipment and barrier requirements.
    • Perform daily Quality Control inspections of animal areas.
    • Monitor room climate conditions, equipment function and facility issues related to animal housing.
    • Oversee and maintain regulated equipment (maintenance, repairs and documentation of equipment).
    • Oversee animal care, maintenance and shipment activities to ensure work is done correctly, and to identify and solve problems.
    • Maintain raw data and provide data when needed.
    • May assist with inspections from USDA, AAALAC, FDA and CDC.
    • Plan and prepare work schedules and assign workers to tasks-such as feeding and treating animals, cleaning rooms, transferring animals, and maintaining facilities.
    • Oversee training, development and fulfillment of training records/documents for direct reports. 
    • Attend training programs to become more knowledgeable of and develop expertise in laboratory animal science.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and experience with animal husbandry, handling animals, and or veterinary supportive services.
    • 2-3 years of animal experience required; 3-5 years preferred.
    • Supervisory experience preferred.
    • AALAS preferred.
    • Basic to intermediate computer skills.
    • Ability to effectively comprehend and communicate (verbal and written) in a professional manner.
    • Basic to intermediate math skills.
    • Continual GLP training.
    • Ability to multi task and maintain organization in a fast paced, changing environment.
    • Ability to successfully operate independently with minimal guidelines.
    • Demonstrate people and project management capabilities.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Ability to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with policies and procedures.
    • Ability to work holiday/weekend/evening hours.

    What We Offer:

    • Competitive salary
    • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
    • 401K 
    • Life insurance
    • Relaxed dress code
    • Paid holidays
    • Paid Time Off
    • On-site cafeteria and gym
    • Company events, including happy hours, team building competitions, lunches and much more.

    Altasciences Preclinical Services, Seattle LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status.


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