R & D Technician

VRL, Inc.
7540 Louis Pasteur Dr. Suite 250
San Antonio, TX 78229

Reports to: Chief Scientific Officer

Location: Open

The Company:

VRL is a global leader in providing high quality diagnostic services to the laboratory animal industry.  With over 70 years of diagnostic experience satisfying customers around the world, the company is well positioned to meet the needs of researchers working towards improving people’s lives.  The company offers a comprehensive range of testing methodologies as well as depth of test offered.  Our global presence provides researchers collaborating in different countries assurance of consistent results and client services. 

Scope and Responsibilities:

Full time position. The candidate will be responsible for the research and development of diagnostic test for infectious diseases in animals.  The following are some of the responsibilities;

  • Culture cells and viruses
  • Prepare diagnostic reagents
  • Maintain Inventory
  • Develop and validate diagnostic methods
  • Participate in research projects
  • Calibrate and perform routine maintenance on equipment
  • Write Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science
  • 2+ years of laboratory experience preferred
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills

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