The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Animal Husbandry Technician.
Applications will be accepted until 1/27/2020.
Be a part of cutting edge research! Notre Dame Research's (NDR's) Freimann Life Science Center is currently recruiting an Animal Husbandry Technician. The Animal Husbandry Technician is responsible for the care and welfare of laboratory animals used in research and teaching. The Technician must have knowledge of a variety of animal species including their natural behaviors and the environmental requirements. The Technician must have a working knowledge of animal welfare regulations and federal laws. The Animal Husbandry Technician will breed lines of genetically manipulated rodents as per the researchers' needs. Animal Husbandry Technicians work closely with the researcher and lab members to assure that the correct number of animals is produced.
Minimum Qualifications: Associates degree in General Sciences or related field or 1-2 years of equivalent experienceExcellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks are essential. The ability to work both as a team or individually to manage multiple projects in the breeding room is also required. Excellent communication skills required, including ability to communicate with a diverse audience. Attention to detail required.Must receive ALAT certification after 1 year
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in genetics and animal breeding preferred. Bachelors or veterinary technician degree preferred.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual 'Great Colleges to Work For' survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S20032. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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