Preclinical Registered Veterinary Technician

  • Full Time
  • Hamilton

Website Allarta Life Science

Allarta Life Science is a pre-clinical life science company based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, developing next generation biomaterials for immune-privileged delivery of cells, stem cells and biologics. We are currently seeking a dedicated Registered Veterinary Technician to join our dynamic team.


  • Perform a variety of surgeries and procedures on small and large animals in accordance with approved Animal Utilization Protocols.
  • Conduct regular blood glucose measurements on a variety of animals.
  • Be available for emergency situations, including animal euthanasia, as needed.
  • Conduct post-mortem tissue sampling or examinations as required.
  • Provide support to team members during procedures.
  • Take notes and maintain detailed records of surgical procedures and follow up care.
  • Perform regular wellness checks on animals, ensuring their health and wellbeing.
  • Manage room bookings and order supplies as necessary.
  • Record, analyze, and interpret data, communicating findings to management and team members on a regular basis.
  • Actively participate in team meetings.
  • Assist with inventory management of animals, including ordering and receiving.
  • Coordinate with laboratory team members in lab to ensure proper inventory and transport of supplies between the laboratory and the animal facility.
  • Occasional evening or weekend work may be required to ensure the well-being and care of our animals.


  • Certification as a Registered Veterinary Technician.
  • Previous experience in a preclinical research setting, or working with rodents, is an asset.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well independently without supervision, and as part of a team.

Please send letter of interest and resume to


Please note we appreciate all applications. However, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.


Diversity and Inclusion
At Allarta, we strive to create an inclusive and equitable workplace where our team members feel accepted, valued, and respected. Allarta makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.


We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability but enriches itself through these differences. Allarta will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us, and we will work with you to meet your needs.


Compensation and Benefits
We can offer you a great environment with an outstanding team and the opportunity for learning and growth.

In addition to competitive compensation, we also offer:

  • Full-time benefits plan
  • Resources to support professional achievement and personal well-being
  • Team appreciation events


Covid-19 Vaccination Policy
Allarta’s lab is located at McMaster University, so all employees must adhere to University requirements.


McMaster University Vaccination Mandate

The University is committed to providing and maintaining healthy and safe working and learning environments for all workers, students, volunteers, and visitors.


While our vaccination mandate continues to be paused, we encourage students, faculty and staff to keep up to date with their COVID vaccinations. If pandemic circumstances and public health advice shifts and government requirements change, the University may need to resume the Vaccination mandate.


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