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In-Vivo Science Technician III

Post Date:Jun 14, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:6/14/2018Salary:
Location:US-CA-Irvine Job Reference:US*717_5693

Job Description:

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients.  Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

The Animal Lab Technician is the animal care specialist within the In Vivo Sciences Department who's function is to assure the best possible humane care of research animals as outlined by the USDA Laboratory Animal Welfare Act, FDA Good Laboratory Practices for Non clinical Laboratory Studies, and AALAC Guidelines.   Care includes general husbandry (cleaning, feed, water, care, etc.) and cleaning of animal rooms, procedure rooms, and designated equipment.

The employee must conduct their work activities in compliance with all Allergan internal requirements and with all applicable regulatory requirements.  Allergan internal requirements include compliance with ethics, environmental health and safety, financial, human resources, and general business policies, requirements and objectives.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Performs duties required to accomplish the daily care of various research animals
  • Provided feed and water for assigned animal species.
  • Washes/cleans caging and husbandry materials.
  • Provides support to IVS Study Execution Team and Veterinary Services as assigned by the Husbandry Supervisor (study support/veterinary care).
  • Moves, transfers, and crates/uncrates animals (as needed during shipping process).
  • Cleans designated hallways and work areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:
  • Ability to read and write in English, perform basic math and follow Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Able to work weekends and holidays as assigned.
  • One or more years of animal care experience desirable.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) level with AALA 

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