Job #: H004
Posted Date: May 20, 2020
Closes On: Open Until Filled
Job Title: Colony Management Technician
Status: Regular Full Time
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Laboratory/Department: Animal Resources
The ARD is dedicated to providing the highest quality of veterinary medical care, husbandry, enrichment and professional technical support to enable the scientists and their research.
The position provides skilled animal care to the colony management area of the Animal Resources Department in support of research activities. The incumbent is expected to assist researchers with rodent breeding, checking plugs and determining pregnancy, separating mice, consolidating and culling colonies, performing weaning and record keeping. This position also includes performing animal identification and collecting biological specimens for genotyping.
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
As a safeguard for employees and animals, all ARD employees may be subject to vaccines/tests/physical exams prior to working with specific animals or animal populations as required by research needs including but not limited to:
This position requires constant seeing, adjusting focus, hearing, lifting 0-20 pounds, communicating and working inside.
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