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Kelly Services Animal Research Technician in Boston, Massachusetts

Kelly Science is seeking an Animal Research Technician to join a leading academic research hospital located in Boston, MA.

Whether this is your first job working with animals or you have several years of experience, there are plenty of opportunities to use your current abilities and develop new skill-sets at one of the leading academic research hospitals in the country. This position is within the small animals/rodent department, but the company offers endless opportunities for growth once established, including moving into one of their other departments working with larger animals.


The Animal Research Technician provides basic husbandry, health surveillance, and compliance monitoring to laboratory animals.

Daily Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a member of a research animal care team, which is responsible for daily animal husbandry and welfare checks in the facility.

  • Perform daily work involving the handling of genetically engineered animal models, animals with immuno-compromised health status, and animals recovering from surgery or other invasive procedures, etc.

  • Perform daily animal pen/caging sanitization or changing.

  • Provide compliance monitoring of cage conditions.

  • Perform Facility Cage and Equipment Wash Operations

  • Provide Facility Maintenance and Sanitization

  • Maintain animal rooms so that secondary enclosure is free of infectious agents.

  • Follow Lean Management principles and participate in continuous improvement projects.


  • High school diploma or equivalency degree required

  • Associates degree or higher in veterinary or related science from an accredited institution is a plus.

  • A love for animals

  • Responsible and dependable

  • Team Player

Pay: $19-22/hr based on experience

Shift: 7:00am-3:30pm

Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire

Interested? Apply now for immediate consideration!

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 ® ?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you 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 is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (