Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P010938
Salary Range: $31,200 - $37,000
The Laboratory Animal Technician is responsible for the daily care of research animals, including cage cleaning and sanitation, animal observation, handling and restraint, treatments, investigator support/communication, facility maintenance, and working with USDA species.
Emergency duties required during adverse weather and/or other emergency situations. Weekend and holiday work required occasionally on a rotating basis.
Education and Experience:
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Must be able to achieve AALAS certification at the ALAT level within the first year in this position.
Qualified applicants must have a demonstrated ability to work well with others.
Requires a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Animal technician training.
Experience in a laboratory animal setting.
Working knowledge of breeding, weaning, and record-keeping.
Certification by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) at the ALAT level or higher strongly preferred.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 171035
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