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Research Animal Scientist (Postdoctoral Research Associate)

Agricultural Research Service * 1 vacancy

  • El Reno, OK ##### Work Schedule is Full-Time

  • Temporary Opened Friday 11/18/2016 (140 day(s) ago)Closes Friday 11/17/2017 (224 day(s) away) ## Job Overview

Summary Find Solutions to Agricultural Problems that Affect Americans Every Day

, From Field to Table. The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the United States Department of Agricultures chief scientific research agency and one of the worlds premiere scientific organizations.

ARS Postdoctoral Research Associates are hired to supplement a lead scientist's research on agricultural problems of high national priority affecting American agriculture. U.S. citizens and permanent residents who meet certain eligibility requirements Additional information on the employment of non-citizens can be found at: The initial appointment will be for 2 years with a possible extension up to 4 years. ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR November 17, 2017 ### Duties The incumbent will conduct cooperative and independent research, specifically measure beef cattle genomic x environment interactions using intake, performance, nutrient-use efficiency. In addition, rumen microbiota studies will be used to help correlate nutrient-use efficiency and rumen methane production from beef cattle grazing systems composed of native prairie, improved grasslands, winter wheat, or novel grasses and legumes. Technologies must be developed or adapted by the incumbent and corroborated in collaboration with scientists conducting research on forage and animal efficiency.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • For Research Meeting Planning and Professional Meeting Attendance.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

  • A Ph.D. is required that was obtained within the last four years

  • Appropriations Law and Immigration Law requirements must be met

  • Pre-employment fingerprint check with successful adjudication is required

Qualifications This position requires a recent Ph

.D in Animal Science or a related field of study that has equipped the applicant with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. An emphasis in rumen microbiology, rumen microbiota/genomics, grazing management/ecology and nutrient cycling is required.

Knowledge or experience in beef cattle production, greenhouse gas emissions, and nutrient cycling is desirable. Applicants must meet basic Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standard's requirements of the scientific discipline necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. Basic requirements for the 0487, Animal Science Series are as follows:

Degree: animal science, dairy science, poultry science; or a related discipline or field of animal science that included at least 30 semester hours in the basic biological and agricultural sciences, and 20 semester hours in animal science. For animal scientist positions, at least 10 of the required 20 semester hours in animal science must have been in courses dealing with the breeding, feeding, production, and management of livestock, and the care and preparation of their products. OR

Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in the basic biological and agricultural sciences, including a minimum of 20 semester hours in appropriate animal science subjects, as described in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. This position has a positive education requirement. You must submit a copy of your academic transcripts OR a list of college courses with credit hours, dates completed, and grades received to verify education when applying for this position.

If this information is not provided, your education may not be appropriately evaluated and you may lose consideration for this position.

If you are selected for this position, you will have to provide an official copy of your transcripts prior to entering on duty. Application materials will not be returned.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States.

It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Foreign education must be evaluated by an approved organization. For additional information, refer to the U.S.

Department of Education web site at All transcripts must be in English or include an English translation.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid commercial driver's license as a condition of employment

Security Clearance Other

Additional Information

What To Expect Next Applications will be received and reviewed for consideration until a selection has been made


BENEFITS A Benefits Package will be authorized for appointments made for a period of more than one year

. The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at: ### Other Information * BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND FINGERPRINT CHECK: Selection and retention in this position is contingent on a successfully adjudicated FBI National Criminal History Check (fingerprint check) and a background investigation.

Salary Range: $59,246.00 to $77,019.00 / Per Year Series & Grade: GS-0487-11/11 Promotion Potential: 12 Supervisory Status: No Control Number: 456868700 Job Announcement Number: RA-17-003-L

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Animation - Animator

Do you sit at a crowded subway station or park and get excited over the infinite studies of human motion and behavior? Do you dream of getting a chance to work with others who are just as passionate as you about applying these studies to game character? Wake up and smell the smelling salts! We’re looking for an Animator to work with Sucker Punch's proprietary tools and engine to create a wide range of compelling and believable character experiences.
With inFAMOUS: Second Son and inFAMOUS: First Light, we helped set a bar for animation that offers up a rich character experience along with tight controls. But we’ve got big ambitions, we’re not satisfied, and we want to offer up even more opportunities for our consumers. That’s where you come in!

  • Work with motion capture data to create realistic in-game animations which are consistent with the overall game concept and physical principles
  • Participate in motion capture shoots, sometimes directing a performance and sometimes putting on the suit for a capture session.
  • Create believable hand keyed animations with convincing motion and performances.
  • Maintain active communication within and outside the department
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and drive when performing job functions, while remaining flexible in undertaking other activities and responsibilities that may arise
  • Demo reel or portfolio to demonstrate excellence in animation 
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of animation by showing your ability to critique your own work
  • Ability to take and implement direction
  • Knowledge of anatomy and kinesiology
  • Basic experience working with motion capture data
  • Basic experience producing cinematic animation that is not controlled by a player
  • Solid communication skills. Should be able to work with designers, character artists, technical artist, and programmers
Bonus Factors
  • Strong drawing skills
  • Experience working with Human IK or Human IK-like rigs
  • Camera Layout Experience

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Product Marketing Manager - Pro Animal

Position Title          Product Marketing Manager- Pro Animal- IL #3647
Relocation              Yes
Location                  Western Illinois
Global manufacturer looking for a Product Marketing Manager.
This position is responsible for leading all marketing activities of the Animal Products division.  The Marketing Manager is a self-directed marketing professional who is responsible for developing strong long and short-term brand, marketing, promotional, new product development and merchandising strategies.
Key Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Advocate for the brand vision, strategy and positioning in the marketplace.
  • Develop comprehensive market strategies, including product positioning and competitive analysis.
  • Develop and implement marketing plans and calendars by brand, segment and channel.
  • Ability to prepare creative briefs and direct internal/external resources.
  • Proactively lead the concept and design of new products and/or packaging to meet changing demands of the market, increase market share and increase profitability.
  • Coordinate new product launches, line extensions, promotions, pricing, packaging, advertising, market research and analysis of customer trends.
  • Lead and direct various marketing communications projects, brand/product videos, merchandising and advertising (print, digital, etc.) to increase sales.
  • Work closely with Sales to develop and manage customer strategies.
  • Use financial data to make sound decisions that achieve key strategic initiatives.
  • Achieve company sales and profit objectives.
  • Establish and manage divisional products and marketing budget against plan.
  • Product management of Pet Specialty and Professional Pet Markets.
  • Mentor marketing team, develop their skill sets and create individual develop plans for each.
The ideal person for this position has the following minimal requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Marketing required; MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of related experience in a CPG or related environment
  • Strong new product development and marketing experience required
  • Strong leadership, creative, problem-solving, presentation, planning and organizing skills
  • Proven ability to convert strategies into operational plans and tactical execution
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and to set priorities according to business needs
  • Ability to take initiative and resolve complex marketing issues
  • Strong Computer/Microsoft skills
  • Experience with Social Media platforms
  • Travel up to 20% annually for customer presentations, trade shows, etc.
Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:
1.  Bachelor's Degree in Business or Marketing required.  MBA preferred.
2.  5+ years of product marketing management experience in a CPG or related environment.
3.  Strong new product development and marketing experience required.
4.  Experience with Social Media platforms.
5.  Interest in working in Sterling, IL.

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Animal Care Aide

Our clients?ranging from financial institutions to multinational corporations to government agencies?come to us for guidance when they?re operating in uncertain environments. In 2001, we developed the financial community?s first global political risk index to measure the comparative stability of emerging markets. We use both quantitative and qualitative assessments to provide timely information on key political drivers around the world and to highlight global trends.

Job Summary:

Under direct supervision, performs daily health monitoring, clinical care, surgical support and enrichment for laboratory animals.

Must be able to lift 20 to 25 lbs. Must be able to work staggered shift schedule, overtime, weekends and holidays as required.

Must be able to read, write and comprehend English in order to read signage and to read and update animal health records. Work space may be small, non-private, and close to other work stations where noise level can be high.

Specific Responsibilities:

Performs daily rounds under the direct supervision of the clinical veterinarians or Animal Health Techincian, Leads to triage new animal health reports and monitor ongoing clinical cases. Communicates with veterinary staff and laboratory personnel to notify and update regarding the status of clinical cases. Performs physical examinations and treatments as deemed necessary by the clinical veterinarians;
Assists the clinical veterinarians or other qualified individuals with surgical procedures. Prepares sterile instrument packs and prepares surgical suite animals for asceptic surgery. Under the direction of the clinical veterinarians, AHT Sr or Lead, administers anesthetic agents, intravenous fluids and monitors anesthesia and post surgical recovery;
Ensures that environmental and social enrichment is provided to the laboratory animals.
Dispenses non-controlled drugs and supplies from the CCM pharmacy to laboratory personnel. Performs periodic inventories of drugs, supplies, assay kits and instruments. Prepares and submits animals or specimens (blood, tissue, feces) for testing at diagnostic laboratories as determined necessary by the clinical veterinarians;
Maintains and monitors various reports and records including animal health records, activity reports and enrichment logs. Participates in the training of animal care staff, laboratory personnel and interns in proper animal restraint, barrier technique and asepsis;
Remains current with all regulations pertaining to laboratory animals including the Guide, Animal Welfare Act, etc. Participates in various staff meetings, staff training and continuing professional education. Becomes familiar with relevant Animal Study Protocols and meets with investigators and laboratory personnel to discuss research needs and animal health concerns;
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

One year of experience as a veterinary assistant or technician in a veterinary medical facility, research facility or diagnostic laboratory or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience where the required knowledge, skills and abilities are acquired.

Headquartered in New York, we have offices in Washington, DC, and London, as well as on-the-ground experts and resources in more than a hundred countries. Our analysts are highly trained political scientists with extensive experience in the public and private sectors.

Political risk is about understanding that governments and businesses have different expectations and goals. To operate a global business successfully, you need to understand what motivates government action, particularly in places where politics matter at least as much as economics to market outcomes.

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LAB Animal Caretaker, Research Compliance, Lab Animal Care Facility

Tracking Code 8758/D0717 Job Description The Lab Animal Caretaker is required to strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas including room or facility personnel entry; use of personnel protective equipment(PPE), decontamination of all equipment and material moving into controlled areas. Perform cage changing or cleaning as required.

Maintain quality and health of research animals by performing health checks and recording animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols. Required Skills 1-3 years of experience and a high school diploma or equivalent required. Vocational training preferred.

CURRENT BOSTON UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES Represented by L2324 click here to apply for this position. All other applicants (both internal and external), please use the {Apply} section on this page. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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Stss Lab Animal Assistant

Job Description Primary Purpose Works with Animal Care Manager to maintain and care for multiple aquaria and to assist with other animal facility operations. Responsibilities Sets up and maintains marine and freshwater aquaria, researching care requirements, installing proper substrates, performing tests of water quality, and adjusting water chemistry. Prepares and supplies live food in accordance with each animal’s needs. Checks, evaluates, and documents the health and condition of each individual animal. Ensures that aquarium systems, including lights, pumps, filters, and protein skimmers are operating properly. Schedules and performs partial water and filter changes as needed to maintain proper aquarium conditions and animal health. Ensures that all required documentation is performed, and that necessary supplies are on hand. Trains others in aquarium care. Assists with facility-wide quality control testing, surgical prep, and care for other animals. Job requirements Must have previous class or other direct experience working with aquaria and marine invertebrates, and in assessing animal health and behavior. Must be able to work independently and exercise good judgment. Must work well with others.

Classification Number: 900407 Classification Title: STSS Lab Animal Assistant Department: Sciences Tech Support Services Level: Level B (Skilled) Posting Number: STU00453 Location: Middlebury Main Campus Is this an academic year or summer position?: Summer Position Open Date: 02/20/2017 Open Until Filled: No Special Instructions to Applicants: Questions regarding this posting can be sent to Alexis Paquette at Quicklink for Posting:

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Microct Imaging Scientist, Animal Imaging And Preclinical Testing Core Facility

Job Description: RESEARCH SPECIALIST/MICROCT IMAGING SCIENTIST, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research (KI), to join the Animal Imaging and Preclinical Testing Core Facility.

Will be responsible for enhancing the facility’s capabilities in microCT imaging and analysis for a broad range of applications; and overseeing model development, user training and instrument use, maintenance, and troubleshooting. The position will include collaborative teamwork in planning and executing preclinical efficacy studies in rodents (including some animal handling, injections, necropsies etc.) and involve extensive collaboration with faculty, postdoctoral, and graduate trainees for experimental design, training, execution of experiments, data analysis, and development of new methodologies. May collect and analyze data from other imaging modalities (MRI, ultrasound, PET, and optical imaging), perform biochemical assays, and train and oversee technical staff.

Job Requirements REQUIRED: advanced degree in biology or similar scientific discipline; at least three years’ postgraduate small animal imaging research experience; strong background in biological research with an emphasis on cancer, metastasis, and/or therapeutic testing in small animal models; demonstrated expertise in microCT imaging and methodology development; strong working knowledge of microCT imaging theory and data analysis; proven ability to independently design, execute, and optimize microCT imaging experiments; demonstrated proficiency operating complex imaging systems and with data management, analysis, and quantitation; ability to work both independently and as part of a team, be capable of productive interactions with a diverse group of researchers including providing training and services, and enjoy working in a collaborative environment; exceptional organizational, troubleshooting, and interpersonal abilities; and strong oral and written communication skills. Must be methodical, detail-oriented, and willing to learn and perform a wide range of tasks. Drug discovery or toxicology experience a plus.

Job #14013 Schedule may not fit within standard workday hours. This is a three-year term-limit position with the possibility of an extension pending available funding. 9/16/16 MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Job Number: 14013 Functional Area: Research

  • Scientific Department: Koch Inst

  • Integrative Cancer Research School Area: VP Research Employment Type: Full-Time Temporary Employment Category: Exempt Visa Sponsorship Available: No Schedule:

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Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian

Overview The core purpose of the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) is to advance Rutgers preeminence in research and spur economic growth. ORED provides services university wide to support the faculty’s research and strategically leads the university’s economic development activities. ORED’s functions range from supporting the identification of new research funding opportunities and submission of grants proposals to post-award financial management and research regulatory affairs. The office directs research commercialization, including patenting and licensing, and serves as a central point for industry access.

Posting Summary Rutgers

, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian for the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED). As part of ORED, this position works with the Office of Research Advancement to provide clinical veterinary care for a wide variety of animal species owned by the University and used in teaching and research. Among the key duties of this position are the following: * Works closely with animal care staff to assure that appropriate housing and care is provided for animals.

  • Works with faculty who use animals in teaching and research.

  • Assists in developing or learning new techniques and may perform technical services such as surgery and anesthesia.

  • Monitors animal care and use by animal care staff and researchers to assure humane treatment of animals in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines.

  • Makes regular visits to Rutgers University campuses’ (Busch, Livingston, Cook, Camden and New Brunswick) animal facilities to evaluate the animal care program at each site and assure compliance with regulatory standards.

  • Assists in implementing systems for maintaining appropriate records for animal use, experimentation, and treatment.

  • Responds to routine and emergency requests for veterinary care, including on-call duty during nights and weekends, and holidays.

  • Gives federally mandated training sessions on a regular basis consistent with needs at each of the campuses.

  • Trains animal caretakers/technicians and the veterinary technicians in conduct of diagnostic tests, trains faculty, staff, and students in the appropriate care and use of laboratory animals and selected procedures used in animal research.

  • Serves as a voting or non-voting member of the Rutgers Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). * Conducts detailed reviews of animal use protocols to ensure compliance with Federal regulations and guidelines and humane animal care and use, and provides guidance to other committee members in the review process.

  • Assists Principal Investigators in preparation of protocols prior to submission to the committee.

Benefits Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Requires a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree (D.V.M or V.M.D) from an accredited veterinary school plus one year of related experience. License to practice veterinary medicine at least one state in the U.S.A. (New Jersey license preferred.) ## Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires the ability to evaluate the health status of a wide range of animal species and knowledge of industry best practices to optimize animal survival and well-being following disease outbreaks, surgical procedures or other manipulations.

  • Requires the ability to perform animal handling techniques and complex surgical procedures.

  • Requires good public speaking skills, computer literacy, and teaching skills.

  • The incumbent must be able to pass a pre-placement medical evaluation to include a medical history and physical examination.

  • Must participate in the occupational health program for animal workers.

  • Unrestricted New Jersey Driver’s License.

  • Per federal regulation, may undergo a criminal background check in order to be able to work with controlled substances.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one year of private practice or clinical internship/residence in veterinary medicine or surgery is highly desirable.

  • Completion of a post-DVM training program in the specialty of laboratory animal medicine or equivalent specialized experience.

  • License to practice veterinary medicine at least one state in the U.S.A. (New Jersey license preferred.) * Candidates with at least one year of private practice or clinical internship/residence in veterinary medicine or surgery, or have completed a post-DVM training program in the specialty of laboratory animal medicine or equivalent specialized experience are preferred.

  • Certification by the United States Department of Agriculture as an “Accredited Veterinarian” in New Jersey.

Equipment Utilized

  • Needs to have familiarity with all equipment used in animal housing, animal maintenance (feeding, watering, and breeding), sanitation of caging and rooms, and environmental monitoring, to develop Standard Operating Procedures, and be able to train staff in their correct use and maintenance.

  • Equipment includes cage washers, bottle washers, autoclaves, large dry heat sterilizers, laminar flow cage change stations, Microisolator and standard caging, ventilated housing racks.

  • Surgical equipment – anesthetic machines, physiological monitors

  • Diagnostic equipment – microscopes, centrifuges

  • Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office and custom animal care and use management software.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Position requires employee to walk, stand for several hours when conducting inspections of animal facilities and laboratories.

Recruitment/Posting Title: Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian Job Category: Staff & Executive

  • Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory) Department: ORAd-CMR Position Status: Full Time Daily Work Shift: Day FLSA: Exempt Grade: 07 Annual Minimum Salary: 71384.000 Annual Mid Range Salary: 90353.000 Annual Maximum Salary: 109322.000 Standard Hours: 37.50 Union Description: Admin Assembly (MPSC) Payroll Designation: PeopleSoft Terms of Appointment: Staff

  • 12 month Position Pension Eligibility: ABP Posting Number: 17ST2227 Regional Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)

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Animal Technician 3

Position Focus: Perform a variety of skilled animal husbandry duties and specialized services for animals and animal colonies, including properly housing animals, performing various procedures and skilled observation of animal conditions.

Maintain general sanitation procedures as required. Essential Duties 1. Observe and evaluate animals for signs of illness and stress and deviations in animal conditions. 2.

Feed, house and handle animals in accordance with institutional, local and Federal regulations. 3. Perform animal care with veterinary oversight which may include specialized drug administration, sample collection, and pre- and post-procedural care. 4. Maintain records of treatments. 5.

Provide husbandry and specialized services for animals in animal colonies. 6. Maintain, sanitize and decontaminate animal rooms and facilities within low to moderate hazardous areas, e.g. BL2. 7.

Perform rodent euthanasia services according to established standards and practices and/or assist in non-rodent species euthanasia. 8. Maintain required records according to institutional, local and federal regulatory standards. 9. Serve as a source of information to investigators and support staff on animal handling, restraint, and pre- and post-procedural care or sanitation services. 10.

May train and/or instruct staff on sanitation, animal handling, restraint and care techniques appropriate to level. 11. Perform periodic decontamination, maintenance and rotation of equipment in facility washing centers. 12. Operate animal care processing equipment on either clean or dirty side and/or specific washing center; diagnose mechanical, technical and/or process problems. 13.

Maintain inventory of supplies. 14. May act as a driver; operating vehicle in order to pick up and deliver animals and materials to assignment locations, applying proper animal handling and care protocols. 15.

Perform additional related tasks as necessary.

Required Education and Experience Four years of related work experience, two of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school level education; or two years of related work experience and an Associate degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education; or little or no work experience and an Associate Degree in Animal/Veterinary Science. Required Skill/Ability 1: Ability to recognize signs of well-being, illness and abnormalities.

Required Skill/Ability 2: Ability to follow Yale Animal Resource Center (YARC) Standing Operating Procedure. Required Skill/Ability 3:

Ability to understand and use short notes, basic written instructions and forms. Ability to understand complex and detailed protocols. Required Skill/Ability 4:

Strong communication skills. General knowledge of computer use and ability to monitor email. Required Skill/Ability 5:

Sensitivity to and appreciation of research animals. Physical Requirements Ability to lift 50 pounds and good manual dexterity. Preferred Licenses or Certifications:

Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician certified by American Association of Laboratory Animal Science. Weekend Hours Required? Yes Evening Hours Required?

No Drug Screen No Health Screening Yes Background Check Requirements All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Click herefor additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments. Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at, or to the U.S.

Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: Note Yale University is a tobacco-free campus Yale Posting Status: CLOSED TO FURTHER APPLICATIONS Original Posting Date: 10-Mar-2017 Supervisory Organization: Yale Animal Resources Center

  • Operations STARS Requisition number: 42230BR University Job Title: Animal Technician 3 Posting Position Title: Animal Techn Animal Resources Ctr Bargaining Unit: L34 - Local 34 (Yale Union Group) Time Type: Full time Duration Type: Regular Compensation Grade: Labor Grade C Work Location: Medical School Campus Worksite Address: 464 Congress Avenue New Haven, CT 06519 Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) *Total

of hours to be worked:

  • 37.5 Work Days/Hours (Other than Standard): Friday
  • Tuesday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Technician, Animal Care

Responsibilities + Monitor the health of animals in the laboratory under close direction of supervisor and/or veterinarian.

  • Sanitize and clean cages, racks, rooms, runs, outside animal area, and all related equipment per SOPs.

  • Perform a limited range of basic laboratory tests, techniques, and/or exams.

  • Maintain records deemed necessary for the proper operation of facility.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications: Qualifications + High School Diploma (or equivalency) required; ALAT (Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician) from the AALAS (American Association for Laboratory Animal Science) certification preferred.

  • No previous related experience required; experience in animal care, veterinary technology, or related field preferred.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Able to read, comprehend, speak, and write English.

  • Basic computer skills. About Edwards Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 10,000 individuals worldwide. For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life. Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Title: Technician, Animal Care Location: USA-USA-California - Irvine Job Number: 010521

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