Madison, WI
Oct 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 103211-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 103211

Working Title: Animal Research Technician

Official Title: ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH(46071)


FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $16.00

Job Summary:

The position is involved in multiple aspects of small animal care, including feeding, watering, and regulating the environment of experimental research animals in accord with NIH guidelines. The position is responsible for keeping animal rooms, cages, and related equipment clean, well-maintained, and available for use by researchers and lab helpers to insure overall quality in animal care. This position requires frequent bending, twisting, and reaching, with the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.


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

Schedule Comment:

6:30 am - 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday with occasional work required on weekends and holidays.


Kallee Schneider
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Individuals interested in providing quality care for research animals and those able to meet the requirement of working a 6:30am to 3:00pm Monday through Friday schedule are encouraged to apply. To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume and cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including at least one current or former supervisor.

Starting pay is based on experience and qualifications, with a minimum starting rate of $16.00.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Oct 12 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Nov 18 2017 11:55 PM Central Standard Time