Research Associate II, In Vivo

at Astrix Technology in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Our partner specializes in their extensive research in gene therapy, towards producing treatments options for patients nationwide. They are looking for a passionate Research Associate II, to help achieve their patient-focused goals, in helping cure hematological diseases. If you are someone with in vivo research experience, working with genetic disorders apply today!

Direct Hire Opportunity!

Salary: $97k – $146k


+ Collaborate on the design and execution of in vivo model systems/proof of concept studies to understand mechanisms underlying AAV gene therapy efficacy, variability, and durability.

+ Assist in the development and improvement of processes and assess efficacy of therapies targeting the hemostasis system

+ Perform in vivo lab experiments including but not limited to dosing (ie, ip, iv, sc, im, etc.) studies, husbandry, vessel injury, bleeding risk assessment, and whole blood/tissue collections.

+ Adhere to IACUC standards of in vivo research.

+ Perform data recording and statistical analysis, documenting procedures and data in electronic notebook.

+ Administer test articles, liver perfusion and digestion, blood collection and small animal microscopic surgeries in rodent models.


+ Proficient in processes, working with animal handling, anesthesia, drug dosing, and tissue and blood collections.

+ Basic understanding of hematology, coagulation, thrombosis and hemostasis preferred.

+ Experience with rodent in vivo and ex vivo models of hemostasis and bleeding.

+ Computer skills such as experience with Microsoft programs.

+ Good written and communication skills.


+ Bachelor’s degree in a biological or biochemical field with 4+ years experience or;

+ Master’s degree in a biological or biochemical field, with 2 years work experience in in vivo experimentation.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: JC236890687

Posted On: Mar 24, 2023

Updated On: Jul 27, 2023

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