Technical Trainer - DART

Location : Location US-MD-Gaithersburg
ID 2024-4610
Research and Science
Full Time - Permanent


Now hiring a Technical Trainer for our DART program.




Corporate Responsibilities:

  • Adherence to laboratory health and safety
  • Adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Adherence to applicable company policies and guidelines
  • Adherence to federal and/or local regulations as applicable


Essential Position Responsibilities:

  • Follows all applicable SOPs and GLPs and demonstrates understanding of their importance in the toxicology research environment. Instruct others in importance of GLP, SOP and protocol compliance. 
  • Trains staff in proper documentation procedures.
  • Trains staff in life and post life procedures such as basic restraint, dosing, sample collection, necropsy and DART techniques for species within areas of expertise.
  • Evaluates technical skill competency for staff during the training process.
  • Able to learn and perform precisely, new handling, dosing, bleeding, necropsy or DART techniques/ procedures for all new species, as driven by business directives.
  • Assists other operational departments in establishing training programs
  • Demonstrates clear communication and patience during interactions with others in a teaching environment.
  • Must be able to follow a pre-designed training plan.
  • Assists with the development of discipline specific training programs for in life operations.
  • Provides consistent and thorough training for new and existing technical staff, and assure training is documented in accordance with company SOPs.
  • Assists in the creation of the in life training curriculum.
  • Recognizes the need for SOP creation and revisions. Writes and revises SOP within areas of expertise.
  • Ability to complete assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to self direct work priorities.
  • Supports, complies with and enforces the company Health and Safety procedures.


Additional Responsibilities:(if applicable)

  • Assists in the development of data bases and on line training modules.
  • May work with support teams to design non-discipline specific training programs to meet technical lab operational needs.
  • May identify opportunities for process improvement within laboratory operations and participates in process improvement activities.

Professional Responsibilities:(if applicable)

  • ALAT certification desired.


  • B.S., B.A. or A.A.S. with strong emphasis in life science is preferred, however may be replaced by extensive lab experience in a toxicology research environment. Also may be replaced by past, proven performance of the aforementioned skills and qualifications.
  • Minimum two years experience in a toxicology laboratory environment.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficient with basic computer applications, and the Provantis Data Collection System.
  • Ability to work with and tolerate laboratory animals.
  • Proficient in restraint, dosing and bleeding and other specialized animal techniques for multiple species.
  • Ability to interact with staff in a constructive and positive manner. 
  • Experienced in training staff in processes and techniques.

*This position could be offered at different levels for candidates who qualify with a combination of advanced levels of education and/or years of experience.  The salary range will adjust along with the level of the role to match the person’s relevant experience and/or education level.


Inotiv is a growing contemporary drug discovery and development company where we “Play to Win” in an industry rich with opportunity.  Together, we face challenges and together we win in the delivery of world-class drug discovery and development solutions that impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.  There’s an opportunity for everyone at all phases of a career, each individual’s unique skill set has an impact on the work we conduct. If you have the talent and desire to impact the quality of people’s lives, we have the career opportunities to make it happen.  Join us in embracing research and science to impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.


Inotiv has been named a 2023 Top Workplace!

Salary will be commensurate with experience and responsibilities. Benefits include health and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, paid time off, paid parental leave, 401K, and more!


Inotiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.




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