Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P011781
Salary Range: $36,000 - $44,000
The Research Support Technician performs a variety of research support and husbandry duties. This position 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.
This position is also responsible for assessing animal health and triaging issues.
Emergency duties required during adverse weather and / or other emergency situations. Holiday and weekend work required on a rotating basis.
Education and Experience:
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Certification by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) at the LAT level or higher.
Demonstrated experience performing animal husbandry in a laboratory animal environment.
Demonstrated ability to function in a detail-oriented, teamwork environment.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with research/veterinary staff and personnel at all levels of an organization.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (or equivalent combination of training and experience).
Higher levels of AALAS certification.
Previous experience in colony management.
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.
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