Research Scientist - Mouse embryo manipulation

Research Scientist - Mouse embryo manipulation
Hays Life Science is now recruiting a research scientist for a 9-month consulting contract at AstraZeneca in Gothenburg. Preferred starting date is September 1st. Send your application by August 12th at latest.

The Transgenics In Vivo model generation team has an immediate opening, to secure our business needs, for a skilled mouse embryologist. We provide mouse model generation services to all Therapy Areas within AstraZeneca. The main focus is on mouse model generation using Pro-nuclear injection, blastocyst injection, In Vitro Fertilization, IVF, and embryo transfer for rederivation of lines. The position is a contractor position lasting till end of May 2023.

Key responsibilities:
• Preparing pseudo pregnant females for surgery, performing Embryo Transfer surgeries, providing post-operative care to embryo recipients, and washing embryos by mouth pipette.
• Micro manipulation of mouse Zygotes by Pro -nuclear injection.
• Blastocysts injection of mouse embryonic stem cells
• Implantation surgery of embryos and blastocysts
• Perform In vitro fertilization
• Mouse embryonic stem cell transfection and clone picking
• Associated support duties including labelling and preparing culture dishes, managing lab supplies, maintaining lab equipment, and routine cleaning.
• Adheres to SOP, policies and procedures. Maintains work environment by cleaning, organizing and supplying their work space and areas within the department.
• Operates and monitors equipment in the assigned area. This may include microscopes, incubators, liquid nitrogen handling vessels, etc.
• Communicate with others in a proactive, professional, positive and supportive manner.

• Extensive experience in micro manipulation techniques, such as pro-nuclear injection, Blastocyst injection as well as implantation surgery in mice.
• Strong written and oral communication skills sufficient to permit clear and effective exchange of information with people representing a wide diversity of disciplines.
• Demonstrated computer software and database skills in Work, Excel, outlook , electronic lab book etc.
• You need to be a team player, flexible and able to adapt to changing business needs.

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Job Type
Scientific and R&D
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Cecilia Larzon, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Stockholm
Besöksadress, Hays Specialist Recruitment AB

Telephone: +46704506008