Animal Care Technician      (Part Time)

Abveris is Boston's premier antibody discovery company providing contract research services to the biopharma industry. Abveris applies advanced immunization methods combined with B cell screening and hybridoma-based antibody discovery technologies to provide comprehensive gene-to-antibody discovery services. Abveris is developing the next generation of biologics, cell therapies, vaccines, and diagnostics in partnership with global leaders in biopharma.

We are seeking an individual with a passion for animal care to join our Vivarium. Abveris has a strong commitment to the ethical use and treatment of animals in research, and applicants should share this value. This part-time role is a hands-on opportunity for those looking to gain experience in animal husbandry, biopharmaceutical research support, and veterinary medicine – a stand out experience on vet school applications!

Job Responsibilities:

· Perform routine mouse husbandry (cage, enrichment, food, and water changes)

· Perform sanitation of equipment and facility (note: disposable cages)

· Maintain inventory of food, bedding, and medical supplies

· Maintain husbandry and facility records

· Assist with daily health and welfare observations

· Follow Institutional, local, state, and federal regulations, policies, and procedures to ensure proper animal care, health, and welfare

· Other duties as assigned

· Weekend work strongly preferred, but weekday afternoon/evening hours may be amenable


· Proficiency in verbal and written English required

· Prior animal handling experience preferred, but not required

· AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level (ALAT) preferred, or willingness to attain ALAT during employment

· Approved Veterinary Assistants (AVA) welcome

Must be physically able to:

· Lift 40lbs

· Walk and stand for several hours per day

· Perform repetitive motions (bend, squat, kneel, twist, reach above shoulder height)

· Perform quick, simple grasping motion with both hands for several hours per day

· Wear full Personal Protective Equipment for several hours per day (N95 respirator, hearing protection, coveralls, gloves)

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