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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Everett, WA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Preclinical Research Associate - Small Animal (Everett, WA)

We are seeking Research Associates at all levels of experience that have a passion for scientific research. In this position your focus will be working directly with the animals in the collection of data and in support of the development of human medicine. You will perform technical procedures to support
advancements in pharmaceutical development. In this position you will learn and perfect
complex procedures including learning the skills to operate laboratory equipment, specimen
collection techniques and data acquisition. We work with many different animal models: non-human primates, rats, mice, guinea pigs, rabbits, swine, and canine.



  • Full-Time with occasional overtime (informed in advance)
  • Either Tues-Sat or Sun-Thurs
  • 7am – 4pm
  • Benefits
  • Free and Secure Parking
  • Free Hot Lunch prepared daily by a Chef
  • Gym onsite
  • Lots of Opportunity for Advancement

Follows SOPs to perform procedures on study and stock animals, including clinical observations, food consumption, body weight, urine collection, administering injectable anesthesia, mating procedures, blood draws, dose administration, euthanasia, catheter placement, restraint, enrichment, feeding, and food removal.

  • Must follow written and verbal instruction: Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Protocols,
    Daily Schedules.
  • Record, enter, and reviews data, study and facility.
  • Sets up for procedures and maintains ancillaries on study animals.
  • Operates selected laboratory equipment (i.e., glucometer, Harvard pump, digital
  • Monitor and report changes in animal behavior or health, and problems with animal
    rooms (e.g., caging, lights, and temperature) to all appropriate personnel.
  • Maintains general cleanliness and organization of work areas.
  • All work must be performed at the highest quality and with the highest regard for animal
  • May review and provide input on the creation and revision of SOPs relating to animals,
    technical procedures and facility issues.
  • May perform husbandry duties.
  • May cross train in other departments.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma and/or GED required. BS/BA in a scientific discipline preferred.
  • Experience working with animals, in research, or in a regulated environment.
  • ALAT or LAT Certification preferred
  • Ability to perform high quality work with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to problem solve and know when to ask questions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of employees.
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain organization in a fast paced, changing environment.
  • Positive attitude toward work and strong team player.
  • Be a part of a team that likes to work hard and have fun.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds required.   


You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

Why Kelly® Science & Clinical?

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the world's most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goals—it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

]] About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions.

Kelly offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.

Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013. Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion.

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