The Animal Modeling Service (AMS) Study Coordinator position with the Research Animal Resources (RAR) supports Johns Hopkins researchers in the conduct of a wide array of animal research studies, including but not limited to Animal Biosafety Level (ABSL-3) containment work like COVID-19. This position is integral to developing an integrated animal modeling service for Hopkins investigators.
Coordinate and lead animal research studies and experiments
Act as liaison between researchers and RAR
Create study budgets and other financial reports
Write SOPs, animal care and use protocols, and other related documents
Respond to and manage clinical calls, with and upon instructions from veterinary team
Perform animal experimental techniques as requested, including restraint, IM, IV, IP and SQ injections, blood and tissue collection, anesthesia and analgesia, surgery techniques, and animal breeding colony management.
Perform diagnostic lab techniques like in-house parasitology and basic microscopy.
Other duties, as assigned
Minimum Qualifications (required):
Minimum of 2 years working experience in laboratory animal science or animal research.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
5 years working experience in laboratory animal science or animal research.
Work experience in use of animals in infectious disease research, especially in Animal Biosafety Level (ABSL)-3 conditions
Work experience in financial management
Experience in leading and coordinating animal research studies
Ability to conduct statistical analyses using programs like GraphPad Prism
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated experience using MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Able to work while wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) like coveralls and PAPR
Attention to detail
Excellent recordkeeping skills, and proficiency with use of computer programs, including spreadsheets, and databases.
Ability to work independently but must be a team player, and able to cross train with other veterinary technicians, in order to provide cross-coverage as needed.
Classified Title: Veterinary Studies Coordinator Working Title: Veterinary Studies Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $38,920-$53,520 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 37.5 hours per week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003430-SOM Admin Research Animal Resources Personnel area: School of Medicine
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