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Powered Research, LLC is a preclinical contract research organization located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. We specialize in ophthalmic studies for life science R&D companies.

Full-Time Senior Research Associate

Powered Research is looking for a full-time Sr. Research Associate for our ophthalmology programs with strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task across parallel projects while meeting deadlines. Our company is rapidly growing, and we are looking for a smart, hardworking individual that can grow with us and continuously take on additional responsibilities. This position comes with a benefits package including health insurance, PTO, 401K, and paid company holidays.

 Responsibilities Include:

  • Ability to handle and work with animals (e.g. rodent, rabbit, and swine)
  • Oversight and collection of samples as outlined in the study protocol
  • Assist with pre-clinical procedures
  • Perform anesthesia, monitoring and recovery of all species
  • Prepare labels and tubes for tissue collection and storage
  • Prepare and process samples for shipment
  • Write and maintain SOPs
  • Perform data and image analysis as needed
  • Continuously communicate and provide on time schedule monitoring to Study Directors and customers
  • Ensure proper execution of client studies
  • Capacity planning, forecasting, and scheduling across the entire staff
  • Serving as liaison between Study Directors, clients, husbandry staff, and surgeons
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Master’s degree with 2+ years of research experience, or Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years research/laboratory experience specific to preclinical research
  • Experience in performing small and large animal models in research
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Proven ability to learn new scientific research areas
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat, Prism)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to understand deadlines and commitments
  • Willingness and ambition to learn and take on additional responsibilities
  • Ocular experience a plus


Contact Information:

Powered Research, LLC.

PO Box 14650

RTP, NC 27709