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Manager – Animal Colony Management and Vivarium Operations
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • B.A. with 5-10 years of scientific experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. Degree in Pharmacology, Immunology, Neuroscience, or a related field. MS or Ph.D. preferred
  • Experience running a research animal facility
  • Track record of managing, developing, and mentoring junior research technicians
  • Experience in the management and tracking of rodent colonies
  • Experience in the design and production of mutant mouse models of human disease
  • Ability to easily work on several projects simultaneously
  • Salary Range:
  • Work with Research teams and outside collaborators to identify and obtain animal models, or with geneticists in creating animal models of human disease
  • Coordinate with internal research teams to provide timelines and resource availability projections in support of early-stage research and non-clinical activities
  • Collaborate with various internal legal and business groups to establish contracts and ensure payments
  • Coordinate and lead vivarium operations including people management (lab technicians), administrative support, animal husbandry, and technical support for research activities
  • Develop and maintain vivarium SOPs, policies, and guidelines in compliance with animal care and use protocol, and IACUC guidance
  • Lead and/or support the execution of in-house studies. Proficient in small animal handling and dosing of test agents via various routes (IV, SC, IP PO) and other CNS delivery routes
Desired Qualifications
  • Hands-on experience in handling, dosing, blood sampling, and tissue harvest in rodents is a plus

51-200 employees

Company Overview
Alector is combining state-of-the-art antibody technology and recent discoveries in neuroimmunology and human genetics to develop novel.