Research Associate In Vivo-CNS

Join the Spark Team


We were born of innovation, springing from the curiosity, imagination and dedication of remarkable scientists and healthcare visionaries. Our shared mission is to challenge the inevitability of genetic disease by discovering, developing, and delivering treatments in ways unimaginable – until now.


We don’t follow footsteps. We create the path.

The In Vivo Research Associate will be responsible for performing in vivo studies to support the CNS team and other therapeutic areas of the translational department, if needed.


Additional responsabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain mouse breeding colonies
  • Follow multiple concurrent studies according to the experimental design
  • Perform ICV/Intrathecal/Intraparenchymal/IV/IP/PO/SC injections in mice and rats, monitor animal health, collect blood samples, collect CSF perform necropsies and record data.
  • Perform behavioral studies, brain surgeries as required.
  • Interact with CNS team scientists and provide constant feedback.
  • Work crossfunctionally with liver and Ocular team and provide support to other R&D in vivo needs




80%  Perform in vivo experiments and animal monitoring according to applicable regulations in support of the Ocular team and other therapeutic areas.


20%  Maintain accurate record of procedures and provide results/comments to study directors




  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Generally has 3-5+ years of hands on relevant experience with rodents
  • Advanced skills on handling, restraining, dosing and performing a variety of procedures on study animals required.
  • Ability to manage large mouse colonies required.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and collaborations skills.
  • Keep accurate records, follow instructions and comply with company policies.
  • Experience with Gene Therapy is a plus.



  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent record keeping.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Salary Range
$51,000.00 - 94,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Camden, NJ 08101, US