Animal Technologist Animal Tech IV - Band D Center for Animal Resources and Education (CARE)
The Center for Animal Resources and Education (CARE) at Cornell University is a service and a resource to the AAALAC accredited Cornell research and teaching community. CARE provides high quality animal care and veterinary services, and advises and educates researchers, staff and students on animal experimentation issues while promoting best practices for the responsible use of animals. These actions result in quality science merging with animal welfare.
We have an immediate opening for an Animal Technologist. In this position, you will:
* Provide technical and clinical support for the health care, rodent breeding/colony management, health monitoring programs, exportation programs and preventative medicine programs for Cornell University's research and teaching animals. * Serve as an institutional resource to the Cornell community for complying with regulatory requirements. * Assure university compliance with state and federal standards for animal welfare. * Document animal health and regulatory activities. * Interact with and train individuals of diverse education and skill levels.
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
Associate's degree or equivalent experience in veterinary medicine working with multiple species, such as rodents, cats, dogs, cows, pigs, sheep, poultry, horses, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish.
More than 4 years but less than 6 years experience.
Confidence with basic mouse handling and procedures.
Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities, schedules and demands; ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities; and ability to work with minimal supervision.
Service oriented, good communication skills, detail oriented, reliable, positive attitude and understanding of how behavior affects others, and proficiency with word processing, email and spreadsheets.
Interest or experience in rodent breeding, health monitoring and colony management.
Ability to work weekends/holidays.
Ability and willingness to work with animals exposed to hazardous or zoonotic agents.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.; Good fine motor skills.
Previous experience in laboratory animal medicine.
Veterinary technology certification and/or AALAS certification (preferred or eligible).
Familiarity with the Animal Welfare Act, Public Health Service policy, the Guide for Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, the Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching, and other applicable laws, regulations and guidelines.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
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Animal Tech IV
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