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Research Animal Scientist (Postdoctoral Research Associate)

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Summary 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: http://www.afm.ars.usda.gov/hrd/EmployForeignNationals/index.htm 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 Learn more about this agency


Responsibilities 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.

Supervisory status No


Promotion Potential


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This job is open to


… U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents seeking U.S. Citizenship. Questions? This job is open to 1 group. * #### Job family (Series) 0487 Animal Science


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Conditions of Employment

  • 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

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

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 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 http://www.ed.gov. All transcripts must be in English or include an English translation.


Additional 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. Read more

How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above


. Your application will be evaluated to determine if you meet eligibility and minimum qualification requirements, and on the extent to which your application shows that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) associated with the position as defined above under "Qualifications". To view the application form, visit: https://ars.usda.ntis.gov/cp/?event=jobs.previewApplication&jobid;=55D6469A-8183-4219-8B99-A6BF007C24E1 Read more


Background checks and security clearance


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If application packages do not contain all of the requested information, you may lose consideration for the job. To help you ensure your application fully outlines your qualifications and eligibility for this position, please submit the following documentation as appropriate. Some of the items listed may not apply to you. NOTE: Applications received in postage paid government envelopes will not be considered.

APPLICATION PACKAGE CHECKLIST

Resume, Curriculum Vitae, or other document outlining your qualifications The following information is required of all applicants: Announcement number, title, and grade(s) of the positionFull name, mailing address (including zip code) and day and evening phone numbers (with area code)Indicate country of citizenship Copy of DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Only if claiming veterans preference. Visit the following web site for additional information: http://www.opm.gov/employ/veterans/html/vetguide.asp) SF-15 (Application for 10-point Veterans Preference) plus the supporting documentation required by this form (if claiming 10-point veteran's preference). Visit http://www.opm.gov/forms/html/sf.asp to obtain the form.

As an Applicant for a Postdoctoral Research Associate Position, you must also submit the following:

A one-page abstract of Ph.D. dissertationA resume of any honors or awards received; memberships in professional or honor societies; invitations to make presentations at scientific/technical meetings; scientific society office and committee assignments; presentations (other than invitations); and publications.A list of names, addresses, and phone numbers of persons familiar with your stature, contributions, and recognition. If this is your first time applying for a federal job, or if you wish to view more detailed information about various aspects of applying for federal jobs, go to http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter.


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:


Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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Benefits A career with the U


.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

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  • Healthcare insurance

  • Pay and leave 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: http://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/enrollment/new-federal-employee-enrollment/ Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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How to Apply Applications may be mailed


, faxed, or e-mailed to the appropriate address and/or facsimile number listed below:

Mail:Attn: Dr. Kenneth E. Turner USDA/ARS, Grazinglands Research Laboratory, 7207 West Cheyenne Street, El Reno, OK 73036 E-mail:Ken.Turner@ars.usda.gov

Fax: 405 262-0133 If sending your application as an attachment to an email, do not send zipped files. They will be removed in accordance with standard electronic security procedures. Read more


Agency contact information


Candace Jacobs


Phone


301-504-1551 ##### Fax 301-504-1578 ##### Email candace.jacobs@ars.usda.gov


Address USDA


/ARS 5601 Sunnyside Ave Beltsville, Maryland, USA Learn more about this agency


Next steps Applications will be received and reviewed for consideration until a selection has been made


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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race


, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events. You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency. Read more

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  • New employee probationary period This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/456868700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 11/18/2016 to 11/17/2017 Salary: $59,246 to $77,019 per year Pay scale & grade: GS 11 Work schedule: Full-Time Appointment type: Temporary


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Animal Care Provider

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

This position must be able to provide professional, efficient and exceptional service at all times.
Possess computer aptitudes that enable applicant to quickly learn a mostly paperless hospital system.
Ability to multi-task with strong written and verbal communication skills.
Perform procedures including but not limited to: placing IV catheters, inducing anesthesia, intubating patients, preparing pets for procedures, monitoring hospitalized and surgical patients, administering injections and medications, running lab work, drawing blood, etc.

Further duties include:

Educate clients, maintain proper and complete medical charts, and maintain clean, sterile and organized treatment areas, exam rooms, and labs.

Minimum of one year experience preferred but will train the right individual.
Our employment package is commensurate on experience and includes a generous salary and benefits such as paid time off, uniform allowance, retirement program, and discounted medical care for employee pets commensurate .
If you are ambitious, friendly, adventurous and enthusiastic about veterinary medicine we want to hear from you.

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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Laboratory Animal Care Specialist

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.

Responsibilities:

Review and comply with all policies pertaining to the animal care program.
Care for and maintain laboratory animals in accordance with USDA Animal Welfare Act and policies, the ?Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals? and other applicable regulations and policies.
Work closely with the veterinarian(s) to perform daily health assessments of laboratory animals in the colony and maintain all records as needed and associated with this monitoring.
Provide animal treatments as instructed by the veterinarian(s).
Contribute to the preventative animal health program and the animal health surveillance program as needed, such as specimen collections and documentation, processing samples, providing summaries, conducting written and telephone communications with diagnostic laboratories, serving as contact for intra-institutional animal transfers and related responsibilities.
Perform technical functions required by research protocols, such as daily clinical observations and health examinations of sick animals, prior to reporting adverse findings to Veterinarian responsible for that area.
Provide technical skills training to the research community in support of IACUC-approved research protocols, e.g. animal handling and restraint, weaning, tail snips, ear tagging, blood and other tissues sample collection, injections, treatments, surgical preparation, pre-, peri-, and post-operative observations, euthanasia, and assists with research procedures as directed.
Interact with research staff to provide technical assistance.
Coordinate and process orders for animal medications (drugs, anesthetics, analgesics, etc.). Document distribution of same, and provides guidance on recordkeeping requirements.
Prepare and submit written reports, monthly billing summaries (drug orders, overcrowded cage charges) charts, logs and inventories as requested by supervisor.
Provide training for the ARCH staff as it relates to animal care, health and regulations.
Attend and participate in management staff meetings, as well as Rodent User Group meetings,
Animal Tech and other meetings as required.
Operate equipment and uses supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures. Comply with safety policies and procedures and MSDS guidelines, including those related to biohazards and radioactive substances.
Assist with the receipt, stocking and maintenance of supply inventories.
Maintain required attendance levels and adhere to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education: Related education/training or equivalent in animal science.
Experience: Minimum of one year related animal care and handling experience required. One year of technical experience as detailed in the essential duties and responsibilities section preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Other: Basic knowledge of rodent technical skills and capability of identifying sick animals, summarizing findings, and providing medical treatment as prescribed.
Computer literacy in word processing and database record keeping preferred.
Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and exhibit interpersonal skills that are conducive to effective professional communication and that contribute to a congenial work environment.
Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner with clients, customers, coworkers, and supervisors.
Ability to work independently in a responsible manner and also serve as an effective team member.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

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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Animal Care Aide

Our global research platform is designed to help our clients manage political risk across markets and borders. The analysts in our practice groups assess and forecast how political, social, economic, and security developments in specific countries can affect investors, multinationals, and policymakers around the world.

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.

Our regional research practice groups?Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Europe, Latin America and Middle East & North Africa?are enriched by close collaboration with our Global Energy & Natural Resources and Comparative Analytics practice groups. Analysts in the Global Energy & Natural Resources group work with those in the regional groups to provide comprehensive coverage of energy and commodities markets, while our Comparative Analytics team develops quantitative methodologies and leads our coverage of international and transnational issues.

Our research analysts are trained social scientists with post-graduate degrees, extensive professional experience, and a diverse range of language capabilities. Headquartered in New York, we also have offices in Washington and London, as well as a vast network of experts around the world who provide real-time information from the field.



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Animal Care Assistant

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 Details

Need not be registered vet tech, but must be able to restrain, draw blood, administer fluids and medications, determine dosage, etc. Helpful to also have administrative background as record keeping and file maintenance important.

This is a fast paced environment. Excellent communication skills, ability to work with volunteers and the public, positive attitude, and team work are critical. Rotating weekends and holidays.

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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Veterinary Assistant / Animal Hospital Attendants / Animal Nurse

Job Description:

Hiring Veterinary Assistants (Not Certified) Immediately. Spanish Speaking OK! Apply in person only. Animal nursing, care and cleaning. Veterinary experience NOT required! Must be reliable and hard worker. Starts at $10/hr (training 6 months) with benefits.

Please visit our website at www.​​ veterinaryspecialist. ​​com for additional information about our veterinary hospital, services, and location.​​ A map is available on our website Contact page for directions or you may consult MapQuest for your specific driving directions.​​ Please DO NOT CALL for directions or to ask questions you can ask in person when applying because our front office staff is extremely busy! From the moment you arrive in our office, you are evaluated by staff so please present yourself as a professional.​​ You can also visit us on Twitter @​​NewportVet or on Facebook www.​​facebook.​​com/​​NewportVet

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Newport Beach, CA 92663

Company Description
The Newport Beach Veterinary Hospital provides Complete General Veterinary Care to Newport Beach and the surrounding communities, as well as Specialist Referral & Second Opinion Evaluations of difficult and complex pet illnesses, for Dogs and Cats throughout the Southern California area.
The Newport Beach Veterinary Hospital facility was designed as a personalized veterinary practice with advanced expertise, and cutting edge technology. This veterinary hospital is completely contained with it's own radiology, anesthesiology, surgery, cardiology, ultrasound, endoscopy, laparoscopy, and diagnostic laboratory abilities. We also provide urgent care for the surrounding community and exclusive residential boarding and bathing for our established clientele. As a Specialty Veterinary Practice, it is our responsibility to our community, our patients, and our professionto maintain the highest of professional standards.
Dr. Cohen, an Internal Medicine Specialist for pets, was the very first with his credentials here in Orange County, California. Now, with over 30 years of experience, he remains on the progressive "cutting edge" of the veterinary profession while remaining constant in the hearts of those who entrust their pets to his expertise and comprehensive care. Throughout the years, whether Dr. Cohen was teaching young veterinarians, lecturing to practicing clinicians, or volunteering in an administrative capacity, he always remained "in the trenches" providing direct care for sick and injured animals.
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Lab Animal Medicine(Lam) Administrator

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Lab Animal Medicine(LAM) Administrator, located in La Jolla, CA. At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives.

We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found. Janssen Research & Development, LLC discovers and develops innovative medical solutions to address important unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

Please visit http://www.janssenrnd.com/ for more information. The LAM Administrator will report directly to the Lab Animal Medicine Supervisor and indirectly to the Director of Animal Welfare Compliance and IACUC chairperson. They must work well in a variety of situations: independently, in a matrixed environment and as part of a small interdependent team.

The incumbent will be required to interact professionally with animal scientists, IACUC members and LAM staff. Some weekend and holiday shifts will be required, along with use of personal protection equipment (PPE). The LAM Administrator will: · Process IACUC business via aTune software · Prepare agendas, take note/minutes of IACUC meetings, track protocol expirations, provide reminders and messages to employees, schedule & attend inspections · Maintain IACUC records and animal scientist records of current skills · Prepare documentation for AAALAC inspections, investigator communications, computer and software facility · Acquire needed training and participate on assigned projects · Support La Jolla software functionality by implementing and aligning aTune software business rules with IACUC and LAM operations · Maintain training records in software, including new account installations (train, set-up), troubleshoot client problems with IT & vendor · Provide IT required scripting, testing and training for version upgrades (sprints). · Provide care and support to animals, · perform routine & non-routine husbandry (cage changing and cleaning, feeding and watering). · Provide daily observation of animals/health monitoring, procedure room/animal room stocking and maintenance, consistent recordkeeping. · Assist in updating/creating/maintaining vivarium operation procedures and documents. Qualifications · BA/BS or equivalent with 9+ years of lab animal experience is required. · A minimum of 2 years of relevant IACUC and facilities software experience is required. · Experience with AAALAC accredited animal care and use program experience and rodent. operations in a discovery environment is preferred. · Hands on experience with husbandries is required. · AALAS and CPIA certifications is preferred. · Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is required. · Participation in annual health screens for allergy surveillance is required. · Use of personal protection equipment (PPE) is required. · Collaborate well with multiple partners and working effectively in a matrix environment is preferred. Primary Location United States-California-San Diego Organization Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084) Job Function R&D Requisition ID 7244170803



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LAB Animal Tech II, Bumc Animal Science Center

Tracking Code 8809/E1717 Job Description Ensure quality animal care for all research animals. Maintain proper sanitation of all animal equipment, research facility and materials.

Strictly follow all institutional, local, state, federal regulations, policies and procedures to assure proper animal health and welfare. Responsible for basic animal husbandry for regulated species-consist of nonhuman primate, large animals, rabbit, chinchilla, guinea pig, hamster, other. Also responsible for basic animal care inclusive of Animal Biosafety Levels:

ABSL-1, ABSL-2 and Chemical Containment Levels: CCL-1, CCL-2, CCL-3 Required Skills High school diploma or equivalent and 1-2 years experience required. AALAS ALAT (American Assoc for Laboratory Animal Science, Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician certification) Preferred.

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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Animal Science Research Technician - Small Animal

Small Animal Research Technician – Coon Rapids, MN Kelly Scientific Resources is currently seeking a Small Animal Research Technician for one of our top clients in Coon Rapids, MN. This is a 6-month temp-to-hire position. Schedule is M-F, 7:30am-4pm, with rotating weekends and holiday work required. As a Small Animal Research Tech placed with Kelly Scientific Resources, you will be facilitate the execution of client sponsored preclinical research specializing in biocompatibility, pharmacology and toxicology studies; perform all in-life activities for laboratory animals including data collection, and providing for their basic needs; and perform a variety of procedures as part of the research process.

Additional Job Responsibilities: + Maintains knowledge of applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in order to successfully perform job duties, and GLP regulations in order to implement appropriate regulations as they apply to the non-clinical research environment and individual protocols.

  • Performs dosing of test agents in small animals through a variety of dosing methods, including intraperitoneal, intraveneous, epicutaneous, intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular, and oral. Applies topical test agents as required.

  • Performs scoring of test agents, assessing the subject’s reaction to the agent.

  • Performs post-procedure small animal euthanasia following established protocols.

  • Performs and documents a variety of activities, including but not limited to, routine clinical observations, charting of physiological data and animal health status, taking study-required animal weights, etc.

  • Performs behavioral testing as directed by protocol for pharmacology studies.

  • Prepares animals for surgery and monitors then post-operatively for recovery. Performs incision monitoring and pain medication administration as needed post-procedurally.

  • Performs intraveneous and cardiac blood collection.

  • Performs small animal receipt administering subcutaneous RFID implants, weighing and sexing animals, moving them into their housing containers, and performing necessary documentation.

  • Performs preventive health maintenance such as nail trims and bathing.

  • Performs all aspects of veterinary care and general husbandry procedures according to established procedures, guidelines and study protocols that meet the acceptable criteria of the veterinarian. Dispenses medications as prescribed by veterinarian and/or protocol specifications.

  • Communicates with Veterinarian and Study Director regarding living conditions and medical status of animals.

  • Assists with training newer Research Technicians.

  • Assists with animal care and husbandry procedures including pan liner changes, bedding changes and feeding / watering animals as needed.

  • Assists in sterilization using the glassware washer, autoclave and depyrogenation oven as appropriate to ensure surgical materials and glassware are sterilized and ready for use when needed.

  • Prepares devices for extraction or neat-dosing as directed by study protocols.

  • Assists with other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements: + Associate or Bachelor degree in related veterinary field (Animal Science, Veterinary Technology or Biology) or the LAT certification is required + 1+ year(s) of directly related experience.

  • Knowledge of research animal physiology, pharmacology, and general animal care required.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

  • Experience with spreadsheet software and Microsoft Outlook + Ability to regularly stand, walk, use hands, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds with assistance. The employee may be required to view computer monitors and stand for extended periods of time. Why Kelly? As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including: + Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies + Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career + Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center + Weekly pay and service bonus plans + Group- rate insurance options available immediately upon hire* Apply Today!

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? With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 11,000 scientific professionals last year. You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

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® As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter . Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm


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Animal Technician I - Animal Resources Center

Min Qualifications High school or equivalent and one year of laboratory animal experience. JOB DESCRIPTION: To provide for the skilled care of laboratory animals in a humane, safe and sanitary manner using appropriate equipment and established procedures. Specific Job Related Duties

  • Performs routine duties associated with cage washing, sanitation and preparation for use in animal research facilities including cage prep, assembly, monitoring equipment for proper function and maintaining sanitary conditions.

  • Monitors and processes caging requests on a daily basis to ensure the completion and quality assurance of each order.

  • Assist in the coordination and scheduling of complex caging ordering requirements between animal facilities.

  • Acts as a mentor to new staff.

  • Maintains records associated with cage wash operations.

  • Feeds and waters animals as needed.

  • Sanitizes rooms, equipment and hallways as assigned.

  • Observes animals for behavior change and/or evidence of disease and notifies staff as appropriate as needed.

  • Provides routine treatment for common disease problems and performs animal identification tasks using established methods as needed.

  • Attends in-house training programs to become more knowledgeable in the field of laboratory animal science.

  • Adheres to internal controls established for department.

  • Feeds and waters animals as specified.

  • Performs daily census of animals.

  • Changes animal caging as scheduled sanitizes rooms, equipment and hallways as assigned.

  • Assists in the maintenance of animal records.

  • Observes animals for behavior change and/or evidence of disease and notifies staff as appropriate.

  • Provides routine treatment for common disease problems and performs animal identification tasks using established methods.

  • Assists in the operation of and the record keeping for breeding colonies.

  • Attends in-house training programs to become more knowledgeable in the field of laboratory animal science.

  • Adheres to internal controls established for department.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: * Standard animal resources environment. Must not be allergic to animal dander, or have immunodeficiency diseases. Pregnancy may become a personnel safety factor in some laboratory animal science duties. Potential exposure to radiation and biohazards. Closing Statement #rsrch Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular Job Title: Animal Technician I - Animal Resources Center Job ID: 53939 Location: Galveston Business Unit: RSRCH


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