Teaching Technician

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment:


Working Title:

Teaching Technician

Anticipated Hiring Range:


Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm; occasional overtime

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC


Dept Molecular Biomedical Science

About the Department:

North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) prepares the next generation of veterinarians and veterinarian scientists, conducts bench and clinical research to solve animal and human health problems, addresses critical ecosystem and public health issues, helps protect the U.S. food supply, and promotes a clearer understanding and appreciation of the ramifications related to the growing human-animal bond that is at the center of these concerns.

Essential Job Duties:

This position provides laboratory and teaching assistance for a variety of courses taught to Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) students. The majority of instruction time is with anatomy courses. For anatomy courses, the position assists in the anatomy teaching laboratory, including: general lab maintenance, specimen collection, preparation and repair of models, preparation of cadavers for dissection, laboratory instruction of DVM students in gross anatomical courses (including preparation of, and grading, practical examinations), and possibly the handling of live animals for use in palpation classes. Participation in other courses is expected and this includes instructional support of histology and physiology in an integrated curriculum. Responsibilities in these courses will vary and may include laboratory set up (supplies/specimens), microscope set up, administering and grading exams, and assisting with instruction.

Other Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience/Education:

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Other Required Qualifications:

-Knowledge of animal biology and basic anatomy.
-Familiarity with biological chemical fixatives.
-Will have understanding of all regulatory standards that apply to a laboratory in which live animals and formalin fixed specimens are used.
-Google suite products, MS Word and MS Excel for communication and data collection.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with cadaver fixation methods. Knowledge to safely use, measure, and prepare chemical fixatives. Instructional experience. Competent with use of audiovisual technologies.

Required License or Certification:


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Job Open Date:


Earliest Close Date---- (Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.):


Special Instructions:

Please note that the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) requires a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 2-3 references, in addition to the job application. Please ensure that your uploaded resume aligns with the information entered within your application.

Position Number:


Position Type:


Position Classification Band Title:

Research Specialist

Position Classification Band Level:


Position Classification Salary Range:

$36,363 - $87,527

Salary Grade Equivalency:


Alternate Option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



12 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Mandatory - Medical Emergencies

Time Limited Position:


Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department Id:

194001 - Dept Molecular Biomedical Scie


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Posted: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 11/25/2020
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