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Jobs will remain posted for 3 months, but posting does not mean job has not been filled - jobs may be reposted if still unfilled
 

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Animal Technician IV, Scripps Research Institute Animal Resources - San Diego, CA (posted 2/20/20)

To apply: https://jobs.scripps.edu/animal-technician-iv/job/12229648

Position description: Assists the Animal Resources, Supervisor with the daily operation of an animal facility to ensure all animals in the facility are properly maintained, the environment is appropriate, staff adheres to safety practices, standard operating procedures are followed, and the operation is in compliance with all applicable regulations and guidelines. Monitors and assists assigned staff with daily work schedule and ensures completion of assigned work according to Departmental standard operating procedures. Assists with training staff on facility management & husbandry procedures. Assists veterinary staff in training of staff on animal health observations and treatments. Assists the Supervisor in ensuring daily health observations, treatments, and experimental manipulations are completed satisfactorily. May assist with Compiling monthly billing. May document and report weekly facility QA with appropriate follow-ups. Ensures all facility maintenance and security needs are met. Performs daily health observations and routine care including physical examinations, treatments, and vaccinations. Performs clinical and research related techniques such as injections, sampling of bodily fluids, tissue harvest. May perform pathology and laboratory procedures such as prosection, clinical pathology and parasitology tests. Maintains all pertinent records. Implements specific breeding schemes of specialized rodents, establishes new matings, retires breeders, identifies pregnant animals, completes all breeding records and cards. Communicates with research staff on issues involving animal health, breeding, or regulatory matters. Cleans, sanitizes and autoclaves caging, equipment and refills water bottles. May also clean and replace excreta pans or pads. Maintains cagewash equipment including cleaning the screens, jets and manifolds. Performs preventative maintenance such as descaling tanks and polishing machine. Performs general housekeeping duties including but not limited to sweeping and mopping work areas and hallways. Properly disposes of waste. Assists with the health monitoring program including testing for parasites. Receives feed, bedding, and supplies. Autoclaves feed, bedding, and cages in preparation for use. May perform specialized tasks in infectious agent quarters, quarantine areas, or animal facilities adhering to regulations pertaining to biohazards while maintaining traffic patterns. Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical requirements: With or without reasonable accommodation, employees in this position must be able to work with animals for up to 8 hours a day and lift feed bags and animal cages up to 50 pounds; as well as perform repetitive motions with arms, wrists and hands. This position may also include utilizing latex gloves and working in an environment that contains animal dander and dust particles. Further details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Minimum seven years animal care experience. A Bachelor’s degree in a life science, Associate’s degree in veterinary technology, or AALAS certification and three plus years previous animal care experience may be substituted for total experience required. Good verbal and written communication skills. Effective interpersonal relation skills. Must demonstrate competency in technical procedures. LATG certification is preferred. Those not assigned to a Dedicated Weekend Schedule (F-M) OR Sat/Sun only schedule, are required to participate in weekend and holiday rotations.

Open until filled

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Rodent Phenotyping Technician, UC San Diego - San DIego, CA (posted 1/24/20)

Under general supervision, perform duties relating to technical research services which will include various research and special projects as directed by campus veterinarians. Focus on specialized behavioral tests, metabolic tests, and imaging procedures for the assessment and evaluation of animal phenotypes for investigator clients of Animal Care Program Rodent Phenotyping Core. Perform standardized tests based on research needs of investigator clientele. Maintain testing protocols and standard operating procedures for Rodent Phenotyping core.

Devise updates to standard testing protocol by researching scientific methods and published literature. Perform technical duties related to Rodent Phenotyping Core – including scheduling, coordinating research activity, maintain core rooms and equipment in good working order. Work with other areas of Animal Care Program for scheduling and organization of animal studies. Perform database input and generate analysis reports for clients and staff veterinarians.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Theoretical knowledge of biology and the necessary skills and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties; or a combination of education and experience.
  • Theoretical knowledge of basic anatomy of common laboratory species. Skills in basic collection techniques and sample collection methods.
  • Extensive work with mice. Demonstrated experience and skill handling small rodents.
  • Proficient skill and experience using Excel.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate a variety of tasks.
  • Ability to follow laboratory policies and procedures. Ability to follow all necessary safety procedures.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Extensive work with mice.
  • Job offer is contingent on a clear background check.
  • Pre-employment physical and TB test are required.
  • Must be willing and able to work with hazardous materials.
  • Occasional overtime evenings and weekends may be required.

Apply at http://jobs.ucsd.edu/bulletin/job.aspx?jobnum_in=#103434

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Senior Research Assistant  - Veterinary Surgical Technician, Oregon National Primate Research Center - Beaverton, OR (posted 1/21/20)

Position is posted under the iCIMS Requisition ID 2019-3240. If you are interested and eligible please apply to this position via OHSU jobs .

Schedule Monday - Friday, may involve evening and weekend work as required by scope of the position

Hours 7:30am - 4:00pm

Please note that this is a drug testable position.”

Position Summary: Perform activities that are essential to support veterinary care and humane research use of laboratory animals.  Work done by the Senior Research Assistant impacts teaching and biomedical research commitments that require surgical and critical care support as part of the investigative projects.  Perform anesthesia for the entire spectrum of animal species utilized at the ONPRC, using a wide variety of anesthesia modalities and techniques; assist with surgery and independently perform some surgical procedures, to be determined by the level of technical skill required and the surgical competency demonstrated by the Senior Research Assistant; perform surgical support activities, including performing some surgical procedures independently, assisting surgeons, monitoring pre- and post- operative care, and also provide clinical care for research animals.

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Animal Technician 1, Integrated Vivarium Services; Office of the Campus Veterinarian - Pullman, WA (posted 1/15/20)

Washington State University is actively seeking applicants for a full-time permanent position of Animal Technician 1 to serve the research and teaching community at its campus located in Pullman, Washington.

This position reports to the Facility Management of the Integrated Vivarium Services of the Office of the Campus Veterinarian within the Office of Research. The WSU animal care and use program is accredited with AAALAC-International. WSU is a large land-grant institution with a diverse animal care and use program serving educators and researchers throughout the Northwest and beyond. The WSU Pullman campus is located in the heart of the Palouse Country and is a wonderful mix of diversity, enriched lifestyle, culture and rural charm. To learn more about Pullman and the surrounding area, visit  https://pullmanchamber.com/

The Animal Technician 1 will work with other professional animal technician and research staff to provide for the daily care and husbandry of WSU-owned animals used in research, testing and teaching. Animal species are primarily rodents but may include larger species from rabbits to livestock. Duties also include custodial tasks for the facility including changing and cleaning of cages/pens, cleaning and care of rooms, corridors, and other specialized spaces. Operation of large commercial cage washing and decontamination equipment will be required. 

This position is open until April 21, 2019 For full description of position requirements and to apply, visit  http://www.wsujobs.com See posting Number  117669   https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/44060      WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer.

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Animal Technician Senior (An Tech 3), University Animal Care, UA Phoenix Biomed Campus – Phoenix, AZ (posted 1/10/20)

Visit: https://uacareers.com/postings/44193

Position Summary:

This position is based at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix.  This is the third in a series of seven classifications. The position is distinguished from the Animal Technician in that incumbents are responsible for daily care of a variety of animal species and/or are assigned additional duties such as training new employees in husbandry operations, updating SOPs, operating complex equipment, and documenting these activities. Incumbents are generally assigned to perform animal care duties within one facility. Work is performed under minimal supervision with assigned general expectations. The work schedule includes participation in the Animal Care holiday rotation schedule, may include weekends, and may include compensated overtime. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily care and maintenance of a wide variety of laboratory animal species housed within UAC facilities
  • May breed or wean rodents, work with non-human primates, or work with animals exposed to hazardous materials
  • May work with mice housed in the Germ-Free isolators/caging
  • Operate animal care related equipment, such as change stations, biosafety cabinets, autoclaves, rodent ventilated cage racks, etc.
  • Administer treatments to animals as directed
  • Complete all necessary documentation
  • Perform rodent euthanasia with standardized system
  • Train new and existing employees in Cage Wash
  • Assist in training of husbandry staff
  • Report and assist in troubleshooting operational problems or equipment malfunctions
  • Receive supplies and equipment into facilities utilizing gas sterilization
  • Organize and restock supplies in animal rooms and storage areas
  • Assist with the quality assurance program
  • Assist with updating and reviewing SOPs
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science or related field; OR
  • Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology or related field AND six months animal husbandry experience; OR
  • Two years animal husbandry experience OR
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education for which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
  • Possession of a current Arizona Class “D” driver’s license may be required upon employment

Upon employment:

  • Complete required UA and FBI background clearance checks
  • Complete Risk Assessment Questionnaire and evaluation by Occupational Health
  • Complete required TB testing yearly with negative test result
  • Receive vaccinations as deemed necessary or that are required to work with certain biohazards
  • Be fitted with the proper personal protection equipment for working with biohazards, which requires having minimal facial hair

Preferred Qualifications:

  • American Association for Laboratory Animal Science certification as an Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Able to work with a variety of species
  • Time management skills
  • Good verbal and communication skills
  • Computer skills

Background check:  Fingerprint

Contact name: Robert Reed, robertreed@email.arizona.edu, 602-827-2510

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Director of the Terrestrial Animal Care Services (TeACS), University of Oregon, Eugene, OR (posted 1/9/20)

The University of Oregon Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation (OVPRI) announces a job opening for the Director of the Terrestrial Animal Care Services (TeACS):

https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/525041/terrestrial-animal-care-services-teacs-director

This job is also posted on the AALAS CareerLine.

Department: Terrestrial Animal Care Services (TeACS)

Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience ($73,000 - $117,000)
Compensation Band: OS-OA09-Fiscal Year 2019-2020
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins:
January 31, 2020; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please provide your resume and cover letter with your completed application.

Department Summary:
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation (OVPRI) promotes excellence in research at the University of Oregon. OVPRI oversees sponsored research, research compliance, technology transfer, and research development. Additionally, OVPRI holds administrative responsibility for numerous high-profile research centers and institutes and core research facilities. These units provide opportunities for faculty across the university to collaborate on research efforts that are inherently interdisciplinary, and of significant societal importance. OVPRI is committed to fostering equity and inclusion in a welcoming and respectful environment that recognizes the value of all members of our community.

Terrestrial Animal Care Services (TeACS) is a research core facility under OVPRI that manages and administers a centralized program of laboratory animal care which is in compliance with the federal Animal Welfare Act, the NIH Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, the Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, and the U.S. Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research and Training. The primary functions of TeACS are daily animal care, veterinary care, provision of research services, surgical assistance and patient monitoring, purchase of live vertebrates, disbursement of controlled substances, and training of research and technical personnel who use live animals for research or teaching.

Position Summary
The TeACS Director is the primary fiscal manager and administrative leader of TeACS and reports to the Assistant Vice President for Research Facilities (AVPRF). The TeACS Director is responsible for overseeing and managing the day-to-day operations for TeACS to support UO researchers primarily using terrestrial vertebrate animals for their research. The director is expected to balance financial and scientific needs and goals through close collaboration with the TeACS Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC) and OVPRI leadership. This position is responsible for TeACS budgeting, expenditure tracking, and safeguarding UO assets associated with TeACS by running the facility in a financially compliant manner. This position directly supervises animal care personnel assigned to care for the animals; supervises administrative functions related to animal care; maintains security of animal facilities; coordinates and provides training for research and technical staff; assists in monitoring regulatory compliance and protocol oversight; assists the attending veterinarian to observe, examine and care for sick or injured animals; oversees physical plant and equipment maintenance; provides animal-related technical assistance; and performs husbandry activities such as feeding, watering and changing cages.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Certified as a Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) with the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS), or equivalent.
• Five years of experience managing and/or directing a laboratory animal research program in an academic environment.

Professional Competencies
• Knowledge of humane care, management and housing of animals with understanding of standards and guidelines as established by federal and state regulations and AAALAC International.
• Demonstrated strategic budget and accounting skills to produce a budget plan and rates, forecast revenue and expense trends, conduct periodic cost analyses of operations, and share per diem costs with clients.
• Demonstrated management skills to hire, train, develop, mentor and effectively manage employees and ensure smooth day-to-day operations.
• Highly developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and a commitment to transparency and active engagement, as well as diplomacy, discretion and professionalism.
• Commitment to advancing the university’s research goals in creating a facilitative environment for research while navigating an increasingly complex research compliance environment that requires specialized skills and abilities in satisfying federal, state and university regulations.
• Ability to work effectively with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds, including students of color, international students, non-traditional students and returning learners, and to foster sensitivity to and competency regarding diverse issues in a university community.

Preferred Qualifications
• Advanced degree in Animal Science or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Ten years of experience working in an AAALAC-accredited laboratory animal facility.
• Thorough knowledge of animal welfare laws and regulations, vivarium methodology, experience designing or renovating laboratory animal facilities, biomedical techniques for teaching and research for a variety of laboratory animal species.
• Demonstrated familiarity with the diverse needs of investigators involved with the field research use of animals. 
• Previous experience as a researcher on funded research studies relevant to TeACS activities.

LOCATION

TeACS is located on The University of Oregon Campus, in Eugene, Oregon. The University of Oregon is a world-class teaching and research university and has an enrollment of over 22,000 students. The University is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and of the Pac-12 athletic conference. Eugene is 110 miles south of Portland, nestled between the Coast Range to the west and the Cascade Range to the east. The Eugene/Springfield metro area (pop. 375,000 and growing) is in a region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment. Eugene is the hub of Oregon's second largest metropolitan area and touted as the "World's Greatest City of the Arts and Outdoors" for its abundance of arts and culture, passion for sports and recreation, and scenic attractions. "Track Town USA" and one of “America's Most Livable Communities" are among its most noted titles. The Willamette
River runs through the heart of the city and joins the McKenzie River north of town. Mild winters, long growing seasons and few drastic weather changes are characteristic.

Eugene is just an hour away from the Oregon Coast, a breathtakingly beautiful part of the world. Oregon's shores harbor the world's largest sea lion cave, the majestic century-old Heceta Head Lighthouse, miles of golden sand dunes and historic Old Town Florence. Go whale watching, tee off on award-winning golf courses, ride horseback along the surf, or hike on ocean-view trails.

The foothills of the Cascade Mountains are also an hour from Eugene. Here you can go river rafting, fly fishing, hiking through old-growth forests, mountain biking, picnicking at waterfalls, or soak in pools of natural hot springs. Oregon's third largest ski area is Willamette Pass, located approximately one hour southeast of Eugene.

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IACUC Program Director, University of Ariona - Tucson, AZ (posted 11/7/19)

Position Summary: The University of Arizona’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Program is in search of a Director. This position will be responsible for ensuring the IACUC program maintains compliance with the requirements of the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW), AAALAC accreditation, and USDA. The Director will oversee the activities of the IACUC office, manage the activities of the IACUC Committee, develop a comprehensive post-approval monitoring program, and serve as a regulatory compliance expert in consultation with the IACUC, Attending Veterinarian, and Institutional Official.

The ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrated knowledge and skill in IACUC administration, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to provide a high level of customer service while ensuring sustained compliance with all applicable laws, policies, and institutional guidelines.

More information and application instructions here: https://uacareers.com/postings/43022 

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Animal Technologist, Senior (Animal Care Manager 1), University Animal Care, University of Arizona - Phoenix, AZ (posted 11/1/19)

Posting Number: S28074

Job Description:

University Animal Care at the University of Arizona is in search of an Animal Technologist, Senior (Animal Care Manager 1). The Animal Technologist, Senior (Animal Care Manager 1) is the first of three classifications within University Animal Care (UAC). This position will manage the Phoenix Animal Facility (PAF) under the direction of the Facility Veterinarian, will perform advanced animal technical procedures, lead the work of Animal Technologists and other husbandry staff, and supervise direct reports. The work schedule includes weekends and participation in the Animal Care holiday rotation.

This individual will supervise animal care staff and provide facility oversight for UAC Husbandry Services at the PAF. The facility maintains laboratory rodents, ABSL2 biohazard studies, a rodent behavior core, and multiple breeding colonies. The individual must work autonomously, display good judgment and decision making skills, and effectively manage direct reports. The individual will consult with multiple researchers on housing, feeding, and care for animals used on their projects. The manager will serve as the Veterinary Technician for the facility, performing health assessments and treatments for animals in accordance with departmental SOPs and direction from UAC Veterinary Services. Other responsibilities include: husbandry work in animal rooms; perform routine facility inspections; provide husbandry training to staff and researchers; identify and evaluate new husbandry care products and procedures; assist in the development of departmental policies and procedures for animal use; participate in the UAC management team.

University Animal Care (UAC) manages multiple centralized animal facilities at the University of Arizona and oversees the campus wide animal care and use program. UAC provides assistance to scientists, physicians, staff, and students who have received Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) approval to perform research, testing, or educational studies on animal subjects. UAC ensures humane and appropriate animal care and use by providing for the animals’ daily needs, veterinary care, and monitoring the use of the animals by principal investigators, technical personnel, and students.

With more than $687 million in research and development dollars from federal, state, and private sources. The University of Arizona currently ranks #1 in astronomy and astrophysics research and #22 overall in research funding among U.S. public institutions. With world class faculty in fields as diverse as astronomy and space exploration, plant science, biomedical science and biotechnology, anthropology, Native peoples, business, law, philosophy, music, and dance, the UA is one of only 62 members in the Association of American Universities. The University’s main campus is situated in the heart of Tucson, a city of over 1 million people surrounded by mountains and the high Sonoran Desert, boasting a distinctive southwestern feel with more than 300 days of sunshine each year.

The UA today has over 45,000 students, and nearly 15,600 employees and is home to two medical schools. The main campus encompasses more than 350 acres in a park-like setting nationally recognized as an arboretum due to the diverse collection of arid-lands species from throughout the world. The University of Arizona offers a broad range of educational programs and support services that attract an excellent and diverse student body. The University of Arizona has earned the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution from the U.S. Department of Education for our success in the enrollment of Hispanic students, and is one of an elite few that is also an AAU and Research 1 university.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

The University of Arizona is in the process of creating a new classification and compensation architecture. This University Career Architecture Project (UCAP) will revolutionize the way we think about professions and manage compensation at the UA. It is a two year initiative that will replace the current classified staff and appointed professional categories of employment with market-based job functions and families. As an applicant, UCAP will create clearer career paths and opportunities and will help you make more informed pay decisions. To learn more about this project, please visit ucap.arizona.edu.

To review the posting and apply:  uacareers.com, reference posting number: S28074

Please contact the hiring department if you have any questions about the recruitment

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Animal Technician, Arizona State University, Department of Animal Care and Technologies – Tempe, AZ (posted 9/25/19)

55806BR

Campus: Tempe

Animal Technician

 

Job Description

Knowledge Enterprise's Department of Animal Care and Technologies is seeking an Animal Technician. As an Animal Technician you will be responsible for:

Performing husbandry of laboratory animals, including cleaning and preparing rooms, cages and equipment, feeding and watering animals, and completing documentation related to those activities. 

Monitoring and reporting animal health cases and administering medical treatments according to veterinary instructions.

Assisting with breeding colony management and/or assisting with research activities, including animal euthanasia. 

Working individually and as part of a team to ensure that the animal care program remains compliant with all university, state, and federal regulations.​

Job Family: Research & Laboratory

Department Name: Dept Animal Care Technologies

Full-Time

VP Code: KNOWLEDGE ENTERPRISE DEV

Scope of Search: Open

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Close Date: 08-October-2019

Category: 01

 

Essential Duties

Perform daily husbandry for animals, including feeding, watering, changing cages, and providing enrichment.

Monitor room conditions and complete daily records, both written and electronic. 

Clean caging, equipment, animal holding rooms, and other areas of the facility.

Operate cage washing and autoclave equipment.

Maintain a clean and orderly work environment to meet the standards of the institution.

Observe health and behavior of animals, report injuries or abnormalities to the veterinary team, and administer treatments as directed.

Maintain a friendly team attitude with coworkers, veterinary team, researchers, and administration staff. 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 One year animal husbandry experience or American Association for Laboratory Animal Science Certification as an Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Possession of a current Arizona Type D driver’s license is required upon employment.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working with animals in a research setting

Evidence of effective communication skills, both verbal and written

Demonstrated knowledge of husbandry techniques for a variety of animal species

 

Working Environment

Work activities are primarily performed in a climate-controlled animal research setting, with essential precautions in place for safely working with biohazards and chemicals.

This job includes long periods of standing and low-demand walking.

Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing, and pulling of up to 50 lbs may be required.

A dynamic work environment may require the ability to quickly adjust priorities throughout the day.

The following post-offer screenings are required:

Physical exam and fit testing for an N-95 respirator

MMR and tetanus vaccinations

Negative TB test

Department Statement: For the fifth year in a row, ASU has been named the most innovative school in the nation, recognizing the university's culture of groundbreaking research and partnerships, as well as its commitment to helping students thrive in college and beyond. U.S. News and World Report has named ASU as the most innovative university all five years the category has existed.

ASU Knowledge Enterprise advances research, innovation, strategic partnerships, entrepreneurship, and international development. Our success arises from solutions-focused, interdisciplinary research; an entrepreneurial approach that is embedded in every school and department; and a commitment to transform society in a positive way. http://research.asu.edu/ 

ASU is committed to the ethical and humane treatment of animals in advancing research that benefits humans, animals, and the environment. ASU’s Animal Care and Use Program provides animal housing, husbandry, and veterinary care; trains researchers on safe and ethical procedures; and ensures compliance with federal, state, and university regulations. The Department of Animal Care and Technologies (DACT) provides exemplary care to all animals housed on campus and technical support to all investigators and instructors who use animals to advance education and knowledge. Learn more about ASU's commitment to animal care at https://researchintegrity.asu.edu/animals 
 

ASU Statement: Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Employment Verification Statement: ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement: ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494#jobDetails=3904459_5494

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

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IACUC Coordinator - University of California Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA  (posted 9/19/19)

The Research Safety & Animal Welfare Administration (RSAWA) is part of the Office of Research Administration (ORA) and supports the UCLA research programs in their efforts to enhance and further improve the safety of workers and the environment, the physical security of research areas, and the welfare of laboratory animals.

We have an exciting position available for an ARC (IACUC) Coordinator who works as part of a team responsible for the administration, implementation, and management of policies and procedures related to the care and use of animals in research, teaching, and testing. The team ensures the University's compliance with federal, state and local regulations, policies and guidelines involving animal subjects.

Under the direction of the ARC Administrator, the ARC Analyst/Coordinator provides the compliance analysis, policy research and committee support required when applying detailed regulations, policies, and procedures governing the use of animals in research at UCLA.

If you are interested in applying please log on to the UCLA Careers web-page: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1568902215468  

Requisition number: 31248 

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Research Specialist (Veterinary Technician), University of Arizona,  University Animal Care – Tucson campus - Tucson, AZ (posted 8/30/19)

Posting Number: S27691

Job Description:  The University of Arizona’s University Animal Care department is in search of a Research Specialist (Veterinary Technician). The incumbent will serve as a veterinary para-professional for University Animal Care, report to the UAC Associate Director, and: 1) provide clinical and nursing care for a variety of small and large lab animal species; 2) participate in surgeries, anesthesia, and intensive and postoperative care; 3) provide support and coverage to all Veterinary Service units (Clinical, Surgical, Farm Animal, Pathology) as needed; 4) maintain standard operating procedures and training materials; 5) work with investigators and research staff regarding the healthcare and management of lab animal species; and 6) work closely with UAC veterinarians and veterinary para-professionals to ensure that adequate veterinary care is provided. The incumbent will ensure that research protocols are followed, animal health records are maintained, and all applicable policies and regulations are adhered to. This position will be required to work nights, evenings, and/or weekends based on project needs.

University Animal Care (UAC) manages multiple centralized animal facilities at the University of Arizona and oversees the campus wide animal care and use program. UAC provides assistance to scientists, physicians, staff, and students who have received Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) approval to perform research, testing, or educational studies on animal subjects. UAC ensures humane and appropriate animal care and use by providing for the animals’ daily needs, veterinary care, and monitoring the use of the animals by principal investigators, technical personnel, and students.

With more than $687 million in research and development dollars from federal, state, and private sources, The University of Arizona currently ranks #23 among public universities in the US in overall research expenditures and #6 in physical science research. With world class faculty in fields as diverse as astronomy and space exploration, plant science, biomedical science and biotechnology, anthropology, Native peoples, business, law, philosophy, music, and dance, the UA is one of only 62 members in the Association of American Universities. The University’s main campus is situated in the heart of Tucson, a city of over 1 million people surrounded by mountains and the high Sonoran Desert, boasting a distinctive southwestern feel with more than 300 days of sunshine each year.

The UA today has over 45,000 students, and nearly 15,600 employees and is home to two medical schools. The main campus encompasses more than 350 acres in a park-like setting nationally recognized as an arboretum due to the diverse collection of arid-lands species from throughout the world. The University of Arizona offers a broad range of educational programs and support services that attract an excellent and diverse student body. The University of Arizona has earned the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution from the U.S. Department of Education for our success in the enrollment of Hispanic students, and is one of an elite few that is also an AAU and Research 1 university.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

The University of Arizona is in the process of creating a new classification and compensation architecture. This University Career Architecture Project (UCAP) will revolutionize the way we think about professions and manage compensation at the UA. It is a two year initiative that will replace the current classified staff and appointed professional categories of employment with market-based job functions and families. As an applicant, UCAP will create clearer career paths and opportunities and will help you make more informed pay decisions. To learn more about this project, please visit ucap.arizona.edu.

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Animal Technologist, Arizona State University, Tempe Campus - Tempe, AZ (posted 7/22/19)

53472BR

Job Description: Under the direction of the laboratory PI of the SensoriMotor Research Group (SMORG), provide professional service for the health and welfare of nonhuman primates and rodents used in neural engineering research.

Job Family: Research & Laboratory

Department Name: Sch Biological & Hlth Sys Engr

Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-Time

VP Code: EXEX VP/PROVOST

Scope of Search: Open                   Close date: July 25, 2019

Grant Funded Position: This is a grant funded position. Continuation is contingent on future grant funding.

Category: 01

Essential Duties: Performs blood tests on animals, administers medical treatments under prescribed instructions, performs clinical rounds. Preps animals for surgical procedures and provides surgical anesthetic monitoring, as well as suture closure. Provides pre-operative, post-operative and intensive care ensuring recovery from anesthesia is satisfactory and incisions and sutures are intact. Assists during surgery and necropsy procedures as necessary. Maintains records on pre-op, post-op and intensive care patients. Prepares surgical suite for surgeries, cleans suite after procedures, cleans/packages tools for sterilization. Observes health condition and behavior of animals; reports injuries, disease or abnormal behavior to appropriate individuals; administers medications and treatment and performs veterinary procedures. Performs clinical rounds to observe the clinical health and wellbeing of laboratory animals and reports abnormalities to the veterinarian. Assist with positive reinforcement training of medically beneficial behaviors.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Laboratory Animal Technology or related field AND two years of animal husbandry experience; OR, Associate’s degree in Animal Science or related field AND 4 years of animal husbandry experience; OR, American Associate for Laboratory Animal Science certification as a Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG); OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications:

Evidence of a veterinary technician certification in the state of Arizona.

Experience with handling, training, anesthesia, and surgical monitoring of nonhuman primates.

Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology.

Demonstrated knowledge of the environmental conditions necessary for the care and promotion of animals in a laboratory setting.

Demonstrated Knowledge of the feeding and reproductions of a variety of animals.

Demonstrated knowledge of veterinary surgical techniques and medical terminology.

Demonstrated knowledge of the principals, practices and theories of veterinary nursing care.

Experience in animal care techniques.

Experience in maintaining detailed records and inventories.

Evidence of effective communication, both verbal and written.

Demonstrated knowledge of methods and techniques in handling large and small animals.

Working Environment: Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse. Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Will be required to wear personal protective equipment before entering laboratories, including but not limited to lab coat, gloves, safety glasses/face shield, closed toe shoes, and face mask. Frequently bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 30 pounds. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities. Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions.

Department Statement: The School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering (SBHSE) was founded in 2009 to provide a relevant and challenging curriculum that immerses our students in progressive and exciting developments and discoveries of Biomedical Engineering and medicine. SBHSE represents the true fusion of modern medicine and modern engineering. We believe that students and faculty should be embedded in the health care communities that they serve as well as in the cutting edge research laboratories that serve as the engines of change for medicine. Given our collaborations with the Mayo Clinic, Mayo Hospitals, Phoenix Children's Hospital, Barrow Neurological Institute and Catholic Healthcare West - Arizona, Maricopa Integrated Health System, TGEN, Center for Health Information & Research, and our extensive medical industry collaborators, the students and faculty in Harrington Biomedical Engineering are players in the resource-rich health care and research environment in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area.

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