Trials Assistant

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Benchmark Animal Health Ltd
Ardtoe, Scotland

Job Purpose

The purpose of the role is to work as part of a dedicated trials team responsible for fish husbandry, trials procedures, record keeping and reporting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Fish husbandry and routine maintenance.
  • Assisting in setting up and maintaining stock holding systems
  • Carrying out trial protocols and keeping accurate records.
  • Working to regulatory requirements under Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).
  • Preparing SOPs related to GLP
  • Preparing Risk Assessments
  • Data entry and drafting of reports.
  • Setting up experimental trials, taking trial measurements and laboratory samples as required.
  • Maintaining stock cultures and solutions.
  • Working to a 7-day week rota with emergency night call out also on rota

Qualifications and experience:

  • Educated to degree level or Masters in a biological science and/or experience of working in a research environment

Personal attributes/characteristics:

  • A can-do attitude and enthusiasm for developing a career aquaculture
  • A proactive problem-solver who enjoys working with others to achieve results
  • Self-motivated team worker able to work with limited supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good report writing skills and competent in the use of Microsoft Office

To apply for this role, please email your CV and a covering letter to Rob Squirrell before 19 April 2019.