ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH
JOB NO.: 103011-US
Work Type: Staff-Part Time
Department: CALS/NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Food Science, Nutritional Science
Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing
Position Vacancy ID: 103011
Working Title: ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH
Official Title: ANIM RESEARCH TECH OB(46072)
Hiring Department: A074600-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES
Term: This is an Ongoing appointment
$15.00 - $15.25
This position functions as the principal technician for the Nutritional Sciences animal care laboratory and is responsible for the independent care of research animals. The employee oversees the investigation of animal health and behavior on a daily basis and will contact the RARC veterinarian and PI when there is a concern. The employee is responsible for scheduling animal care and maintenance activities ensuring completion and compliance, coordinating proper space for newly arriving animals, collecting animal population census, maintaining the inventory of feed, bedding, and other supplies as needed. Employee is responsible for reporting facility maintenance needs to the building manager.
Animals under the care of this team are laboratory mice, rats and gerbils. Depending on the particular research, care may be routinely provided for entirely by the team, or animals may be under joint care with the parties conducting the research.
English Proficiency Required - This position requires one or more of the following abilities: ability to speak, read, write, and/or understand verbal instructions in English
M-F, half days (mornings and early afternoon)
Instructions to applicants:
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Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
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Advertised: Sep 12 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Sep 26 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time