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In-Vivo Technical Research Associate, Comparative Medicine

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Brookline
Posted on: November 26, 2022

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Job Description

In-Vivo Technical Research Associate - Comparative Medicine

Are 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 an In-Vivo Technical Research Associate in our Cambridge office.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Research Associate working on the Technical Services team within Comparative Medicine, you will be empowered to conduct in vivo studies and master technical skills.


  • Provides in vivo technical support for studies supporting multiple therapeutic teams including Oncology, Neuroscience, GI and Vaccines. Includes work in BSL2 lab.
  • Act as lead technician on studies and prepare study documentation.
  • Manage sample transfers, formulation requests, and study updates with multiple groups.
  • Manage integrity of data.
  • Introduction to in vivo manipulations and techniques. POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:
    • Assist technical team in completing in vivo studies, gaining exposure to study design, technical procedures, and basic laboratory equipment
    • Hands-on introduction to laboratory animal technical skills program
    • Work in a team environment and collaborate on multiple tasks
    • Record clear and concise study data with integrity
    • Maintain study correspondence for assigned studies
    • Track reporting deliverables and graph real-time data EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
      • Complete college level animal science/biology coursework
      • Strong communication and organizational skills
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and other common electronic systems
      • Candidate should be able to work in a team environment to achieve objectives promptly LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:
        • AALAS Certification (not required, but preferred). PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
          • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
          • Must be willing to work off-hours, holidays and weekends. In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply

            • 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 Programs Empowering Our People to Shine

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              EEO Statement

              Takeda 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.


              Cambridge, MA

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              Full time

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