Animal Treatment Investigator Job Description Sample
Large Animal Veterinary Technologist - West Lafayette - Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
Perform various clinical services as assigned including medical nursing, intensive care nursing, diagnostic, and emergency treatment of Large Animal patients. Provide clinical instruction to veterinary and veterinary technology students as necessary.
Monitor inventory/supplies, order as necessary, keep exam and treatment rooms stocked. Communicate with clinicians regarding changes in condition of patients. Perform various record keeping tasks.This represents four vacancies.Required:Associate degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program (or obtaining with six months).Must be registered in Indiana within twelve months of employment.Ability to work under pressure in emergency situations.Good interpersonal and communication skills; ability to follow written and verbal instructions.Excellent organizational and time management skills.Ability to lift and carry 25 to 50 pounds frequently and 60 pounds occasionally.Computer proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.A valid driver's license.Preferred:Bachelor's degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program.Previous RVT work experience in a large animal veterinary practice or veterinary teaching hospital.Previous teaching experience.Experience with Microsoft Outlook and a hospital information system.Additional Information:This posting represents four vacancies.Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.Primary hours will be Mon
Fri 8:00 am
5:00 pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch hour. A minimum of 4 months each year will be on third shift: 11:30 pm
8:00 am, Sun
Thurs.Will participate in after hours on-call schedule (nights/weekends/holidays) when on the day shift.A background check will be required for employment in this position.FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime).Retirement Eligibility:
Nonexempt Defined Contribution Plan.Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO
Veterinarian - Small Animal
Southwest Louisiana economy is experiencing rapid growth and Bayou South Animal Hospital is in need to adapt to this growth. Located in Lake Charles Louisiana, Bayou South Animal Hospital is a mixed animal established practice that has been serving the community for over twenty years. Bayou South is seeking a full time or part time Doctor of Veterinary Medicine who wishes to specialize in small animal care, diagnostics, surgery, and exotics.
Bayou South prides itself on offering quality care at affordable prices to its clientele. The staff of Bayou South exudes southern hospitality and is eager to welcome a new associate veterinarian to the practice.
Veterinarians at Bayou South have a wide variety of tools and equipment at their disposal, including but not limited to: dental equipment, digital radiography, ultrasound, K-Laser laser therapy, ipad integrated microscope. The veterinarian staff of Bayou South also is able to work collectively with a licensed chiropractor to offer innovative treatment to patients that is a unique offering to clientele in the area.
New renovations to the office include new exam rooms, isolation room and lobby area. As both the Lake Charles area grows and veterinary medicine progresses, additional renovations and upgrades to the facility are continuously being considered and implemented.
Animal Technologist I
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals. This position reports directly to the Animal Resources Facility (ARF) Technical Services Manager. Key responsibilities: individual provides animal clinical care and treatment to research animals as prescribed by the ARF Technologist II and as directed by the Technical Services Manager or Attending Veterinarian. Under the direction of the Technologist II may assist in packing and shipping sentinel animals to Charles River Laboratories for diagnostic testing. Must be able to sex and wean mice, and identify animals by ear punch, ear tag number or toe clip. Maybe asked to assist in some technical support duties. Must be able to understand and follow ARF standard operating procedures and DFCI institutional guidelines and policies. Individual must understand and follow the local, state, federal and regulations and guidelines.
Routine handling, restraint, identification (including ear notching, tagging, tattooing, and toe clipping) and sexing of common laboratory animals. Ability to distinguish various common laboratory animal strains in accordance with standardized genetic nomenclature and phenotype identification.
Responsible for maintaining and reporting accurate records, including but not limited to breeding records, health monitoring reports, receipt of sentinel animals and animal disposition logs. Requires a working knowledge of basic computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and other related software.
Responsible for monitoring animal colonies for injured, sick, moribund, or dead animals and recording/reporting any findings. Responsible for maintaining animal health records for on-going treatments in the HMR/IACUC database.
Monitoring Emergency Separation Notices, separating overcrowded cages as necessary, transcribing correct animal information onto cage cards after separations, and entering information accurately into Technical Services database.
Assists the Technologists II in collection of sentinel animals. This includes accurate sentinel animal identification (room/rack #) for scheduled shipment to Charles River Laboratories for pathogen testing. Blood collection and serum preparation for sentinel animals in ABSL-2/3 suite.
Responsible for maintaining and reporting accurate records, including but not limited to; technical service records, animal census, sterilization logs, breeding records, transgenic data, anesthesia machine logs, animal receiving and disposition logs, etc.
Performs quarterly environmental testing of the animal facility, including equipment, surfaces and RO water.
High school diploma required. A BA/BS in Animal Science or related life science preferred.
1-2 years of work experience in small animal studies in academia or industry preferred.
Knowledge in animal studies including IP, IV, SQ injections, oral gavage, blood collection, and minor surgical procedures preferred (e.g., renal capsule implants, mammary fat pad implants, prostate implants).
Prior preclinical PET/SPECT/CT, MRI, BLI and ultrasound experience preferred.
Must be organized and meticulous in record keeping.
Ability to communicate and collaborate with members of a multidisciplinary team.
Excellent interpersonal skills are required.
Individual must be able to safely handle, restrain, perform treatments and euthanize laboratory mice as directed. An understanding of mouse breeding colony maintenance required for establishing breeding colony pairs, sexing animals, weaning pups and entering colony data on cage cards and in computer database.
Previous experience working with infectious agents (ABSL-2/3 level) would be helpful but not required. In-house training will be provided prior to working in ABSL-2/3 areas. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law. Job ID: 2017-6743 Grade: 18 External Company URL: www.dana-farber.org
Lab Animal Care Techncian
Posting Summary Under supervision, provides basic care, feeding, transportation, and daily observation for all animal species used in research and teaching. Assists in the general maintenance of the facilities, including working in Cagewash, changing animal caging, prep work and cleaning animal rooms. Ensures the humane care and treatment of the animals. ## Minimum Education and Experience Requires a high school/vocational school education or equivalent experience depending on the duties to be performed. May also require a valid driver’s license and two years driving experience. ## Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requires a high school/vocational school education or equivalent plus one year of experience, and the ability and willingness to work with a wide variety of animal species. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Will be required to participate in the occupational health program for animal workers. Recruitment/Posting Title: Lab Animal Care Techncian
Position Status:* Full Time
Hours Per Week:* 40 FLSA: Nonexempt
Position Salary:* $10.00 - $20.00 depending on experience
Payroll Designation:* PeopleSoft
Terms of Appointment:* Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly
Preferred Qualifications:* Bachelor’s degree and AALAS Certification. Valid driver’s license and two years driving experience. Physical Demands and Work Environment: Standing, walking, must be able to lift 50 lbs. Special Conditions: Multiple hires. Posting Number: 17TM1336 Posting Open Date: 11/15/2017 Posting Close Date: 12/15/2017 Open Until Filled: No
Regional Campus:* Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus:* Newark (RBHS)
Animal Care Technician
Are you someone who takes a great interest in the health and wellbeing of animals and can also work considerately and effectively with their human owners? Are you interested in being a leader in service excellence, committed to building an enduring legacy of continuous improvement and employee engagement? Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) is looking for an experienced Animal Care Technicians who have worked directly with animals (primarily dogs and cats) in an animal shelter, animal control, kennel, veterinary, or zoological setting. We are seeking candidates who are passionate about the needs of animals and have the technical skills to care for them. The RASKC team provides pet shelter and field services to 25 cities and unincorporated King County. Their services include pet adoption, responding to animal assistance calls in the field, pet licensing and much more. Please join the RASKC team and help us fulfill our mission of ensuring the humane treatment of animals and the protection of the health and safety of the public. This recruitment will be used to fill: 1 term-limited temporary position and multiple short-term temporary positions. This recruitment will also establish an eligibility list that will be used to fill any term-limited temporary or short-term temporary vacancies that occur over the coming year.
WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to all qualified candidates. King County is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and we encourage people of color, women, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.
WORK SCHEDULE: The work week is 40-hours with the option of 5 8-hour or 4 10-hour shifts, based on seniority, and may include work on weekends, holidays, and on-call evening schedules. Schedules may change with 14-day notice. This position is covered by the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is overtime eligible and at times may be mandatory.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must submit: 1. An online King County job application 2. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire It is highly recommendedthat candidates also submit: 1. A letter of interest detailing your experience and qualification with reference to the specific duties and responsibilities of this position 2. A resume Failure to submit a complete application package may result in disqualification from further consideration for this position. For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Lori McGill at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (206)263-2916. # Job Duties:
Clean, feed, water and monitor animals held at the Center.
Clean and sanitize shelter to maintain a healthy and humane environment for animals, employees and visitors.
Vaccinate, and scan for microchips, all dogs and cats on arrival to the Center.
Medicate sick or injured animals as prescribed by a veterinarian, microchip animals available for adoption in the absence of veterinary staff.
Perform customer service in person and by phone including: answering questions, receiving and releasing animals, receiving animal complaints, issuing licenses and answering general inquiries from the public.
Educate the public on animal behavior, care, training, laws and policies; assist potential adopters in selecting animals.
Prepare and issue adoption, redemption and transfer paperwork; release animals.
Sell pet licenses.
Perform behavior assessments on shelter animals.
Record and maintain accurate person and animal information, both on paper and in a computer database.
Provide guidance, training and support for volunteers working at the Center.
Notify owners of licensed or identified animals brought into the Center.
Safely operate all related equipment to maintain shelter facility.
Perform other duties as assigned. # Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge,
One (1) or more years of paid experience working directly with animals (primarily dogs and cats) in an animal shelter, animal control, kennel, veterinary, or zoological setting.
Experience in animal handling and behavior assessment techniques, proper methods for the care and feeding of animals, cleaning of cages, kennels, and other areas.
Demonstrated ability to handle animals in a humane manner under a variety of shelter situations, including willingness to treat animals as directed.
Experience working directly with the public, providing quality customer service by responding to complaints, inquiries, and problems using effective listening and clear communication while dealing courteously, professionally, and tactfully with the public.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments and be flexible in a busy environment while maintaining composure under difficult and stressful situations.
Ability to use a computer to prepare written informative narrative reports documenting investigative actions and incidents.
Ability to handle cash, accurately account for monies, licenses, and items subject to inventory and accurately make mathematical calculations and enter data.
Ability to work with kennel cleaning materials (i.e., bleach, WysiwashTM , Kennel-SolTM, StingerTM degreaser, and various other cleaning products).
Ability to work independently and in a team environment while consistently demonstrating regular and reliable on-time attendance.
Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Ability to work mandatory overtime, after hours, and on weekends, including on-call availability.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: * The most qualified applicants will be licensed veterinary technicians or have other advanced animal care experience.
Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all Records and Licensing Services positions. This position is represented by the Animal Control Officers Guild
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: * Must pass a pre-employment physical
Have or be able to obtain a Euthanasia Drug Certification
Job Title:* Animal Care Technician
Opening Date/Time:* Thu. 11/16/17 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:* Thu. 11/30/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary:* $18.53 - $23.49 Hourly
Job Type:* Term Limited Temporary, Full Time, 40 hrs/wk
Location:* Regional Animal Services King County
- 21615 64th Ave S, Kent, Washington
- Department:* Department of Executive Services
- Records & Licensing Services Division
Animal Technician 1
Job Overview Covance is seeking an Animal Technician for its Cumberland, VA location. • Perform socialization procedures as scheduled by supervisor • Follow SOP guidelines on Socialization • Document accurate records of canine behavior • Observe animals for injuries and illness and report per SOP • Humane care and treatment of animals • Other special projects as assigned Education/Qualifications • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
Experience • No experience necessary • Animal Experience preferred
Job CategoryClinical Operations
Surveillance Investigator - Claims Investigator
Excaliber Investigations, Inc., specializes in insurance investigations and we are seeking highly-motivated and qualified investigators to join our expanding team.
- Process case load in a timely manner
- Provide detailed updates
- Schedule and obtain in person recorded statements
- Complete detailed reports
- Must be able to work independently and possess an attention to detail.
- Work schedule will include weekends and candidates must be flexible with regard to scheduling.
- Bilingual (Spanish) communication skills are preferred.
- Must have a reliable vehicle and will be required to maintain and submit proof of valid insurance for their vehicle.
- Requires heavy computer use so a home computer and/or laptop with a minimum of Windows 7 is required.
- Candidates need to possess excellent communication / writing skills, be extremely organized with time management skills
- Strong investigative instinct
- Must be able to work well independently
- Both experienced investigators and energetic trainees are needed
- Must be able to work well independently
- All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background search, to include DMV and Criminal checks.
Senior Investigator - Biostatistician
To lead a program of research that is recognized nationally and internationally in the senior investigator's area of special expertise by designing and implementing major health related research projects, developing, evaluating and testing significant innovations in the organization, delivery, and financing of health care, publishing research findings in major scientific and professional journals and books, and stimulating and guiding the overall development of the CHR as a preeminent research institution. Advise Kaiser Permanente and national policy-makers in area of expertise. Essential Functions:
Design, develop, obtain funding for, and direct a large ongoing research program comprising multiple, coordinated research, demonstration, and/or evaluation projects in the senior investigator's area of particular expertise and interest in order to contribute to knowledge about health and health care delivery. Be recognized national/international leader in research specialty area, including Principal Investigator of major research studies.
Disseminate research results through presentations to scientific and professional groups and through publications in scientific and professional journals, books, etc.
Translate findings from research program into useful conclusions and provide scientific and health policy leadership in a defined area of expertise deriving from the senior investigator's research program; make presentations to policy makers, KP providers and managers, and to others in the health care field.
Provide technical consulting and professional service to KP, assume major responsibility for demonstration projects in the special interest of KP, and serve on relevant KP committees and task forces.
Participate in the ongoing maintenance of the Center through assisting in the development of Center policy, providing technical services and consultation to other CHR staff, by helping to define the CHR's future research agenda, and by maintaining security and confidentiality of research and medical data.
Participate in educational activities by helping to train undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students pursuing health or health services research careers.
Provide service to the professional and scientific community through membership on scientific peer review groups and national policy and advisory boards; and consult with local, state, and national voluntary and governmental agencies.
Use appropriate computer programs to assist in data collection, tracking, ordering laboratory tests or procedures, or communication, such as RRS, Health Connect, study specific programs, CAS, and other computer software as needed. Performs other duties as requested.
Minimum five (5) years of experience as Investigator (or equivalent such as Associate Professor).
Minimum fifteen (15) articles in peer-reviewed journals (five (5) first-authored); minimum ten (10) articles will have been published within the last ten (10) years. Education
Doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D., M.D., or Dr.P.H.) in one of the social sciences, medicine, or health care disciplines. License, Certification, Registration
Participation in national expert panels and grant review committees.
Thorough knowledge of quantitative methods (from mathematics and statistics) for dealing with methodological and analytic problems in the senior investigator's substantive area of expertise (e.g., epidemiology, sociology, economics).
Thorough knowledge of health care organization, policy, practice, and management (to facilitate application of research to medical and health care phenomena).
Working knowledge of a standard statistical software library (e.g., SAS, STATA or SPSS) and relational database design.
Ability to build and supervise a team of research analysts, assistants, and other project staff to accomplish project tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
Ability to work in a computerized work environment, including word, web technology and data processing.
Scientific writing skills; ability to write and communicate effectively to scientific/technical audiences.
Research methods and theory in health research related discipline; data analysis and interpretation skills, substantive knowledge in health-related discipline.
Senior investigators from the academic fields typically hold membership in their respective professional/scientific associations.
Senior investigators from health care fields typically hold licenses in their respective professions (e.g., M.D., D.D.S., R. Pharm., R.N.).
Minimum five (5) years of experiencepertaining to health-related research, theory, and policy.
Experience working in or with a health maintenance organization.
Comprehensive knowledge of specialized theories or a body of knowledge of particular relevance to CHR's research agenda.
Excellent administrative skills for dealing with large, complex projects.
Doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D., or Dr.P.H.) in statistics, social sciences, medicine, or health care disciplines.
Demonstrated experience in a variety of methods such as psychometrics, multivariate and regression analysis.
Knowledge of individual and cluster randomized trials, pragmatic trials, and adaptive trials.
Knowledge of the assessment of treatment effects analysis from observational data (e.g., propensity scores, instrumental variables, inverse probability of treatment weighting, marginal structural models, interrupted time series).
Thorough knowledge of statistical power analysis techniques for sample size justification and minimum detectable effect size. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: SENIOR INVESTIGATOR - BIOSTATISTICIAN LOCATION: Portland, Oregon REQNUMBER: 609747 External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
University Animal Care Director & Attending Vet
Position Overview The University of Kansas is seeking a doctor of veterinary medicine with significant laboratory animal experience to serve as the Animal Care Unit Director and University Attending Veterinarian. The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, broad knowledge of regulations and standards for use of animals in teaching and research, and hands-on experience fulfilling operational, veterinary and research needs of a laboratory animal facility. The KU program serves a vigorous and diverse research portfolio studying basic biology, social science, translational medicine and field research. The incumbent will be charged with managing a growing facility and must work closely with the IACUC, other key stakeholders, and researchers to ensure integrated support for a high-quality program. Commitment to excellence in animal research, animal health and welfare, and regulatory compliance is required.
Facility Management (25%) * Provides leadership and expertise on issues of facility design, maintenance and planning, including emergency planning and budgeting. Works with IACUC and IO to ensure policies and resources are in place and with other University stakeholders to ensure adequate institutional support to maintain facilities.
Oversees day-to-day maintenance of facilities to meet the KU accredited program standards and needs, including sanitation, environment conditions, supplies, security, and personnel safety. The incumbent will be responsible for related facility policies, procedures, forms, and records.
Oversees use of animal facilities, including coordination of investigator room assignments.
Ensures critical policies, procedures, rules and cautions, including changes to the same, are communicated clearly to all staff and users.
Oversees business functions of the Animal Care Unit, including procurement, personnel, contract services, animal census and usage, and billing. Provides business information required and works with Office of Research Fiscal Services to propose rates for per diems and services offered by the Animal Care Unit.
Direct supervisor of clinical veterinarian, facility manager and other key ACU personnel. Health and well-being (45%) * Oversees husbandry operations, including housing, enrichment, breeding, quality assurance, and record keeping to ensure health and well-being of animals.
Oversees program of veterinary care, including but not limited to preventative medicine and health surveillance, medical and surgical treatment, establishment of sedation, anesthetic and analgesic guidelines, handling, and immobilization, and all related medical records. Has access to and authority to intervene in the care of any animal in the program as necessary to assure humane care.
Shares hands-on veterinary care responsibility with veterinary team, including on-call availability during evenings, weekends and holidays, and coverage during leave.
Ensures continuing professional development and licensure of veterinary staff. Ensures continuing education and training for animal husbandry and facility staff.
Provides consultation and training to investigators regarding experimental procedures and technique. Compliance (25%) * Participates in and works closely with KU-Lawrence IACUC * Reviews animal use statements (AUS) in collaboration with IACUC.
Approves specific AUS changes according to IACUC-approved Veterinary Verification and Consultation (VVC) procedures.
Consults with investigators on the development of AUS.
Advises IACUC on all matters relating to animal welfare, facilities and regulatory requirements, including but not limited to developing and implementing training programs for IACUC members and personnel working with animals, overall program development and continual improvement, and emergency preparedness.
Acts as a primary responder to reports of concern and unanticipated or adverse events that result in animal welfare issues.
Participates in the Committee for Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals (COHSCURA).
Primary contact and coordinator for regulatory inspections and accreditation visits.
Cultivates a culture of safety and compliance among ACU staff and KU researchers.
Maintains compliance with all policies for Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Board of Pharmacy including acquisition, storage, inventory, record maintenance, and accurate licensure for management of controlled and non-controlled drugs. Other Duties as Assigned (5%) ## Required Qualifications 1. Candidates must hold a DVM or equivalent degree from an AVMA Council on Education accredited veterinary college or school and be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Kansas. 2. Three years of experience serving as a laboratory animal veterinarian. 3. Previous experience working with an IACUC to develop, implement and maintain an animal care and use program that met regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. 4. Supervisory experience and knowledge of financial management for animal care and use facilities. 5. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills as demonstrated in application materials, previous work experience, references, and the interview process. 6. Strong knowledge of all applicable federal regulations, standards, and guidelines for all vertebrate animals used in teaching and research, including familiarity with AAALAC-International accreditation standards, as demonstrated in work history and credentials. 7. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of office management software. 8. Ability to lift 50lbs. (with or without accommodations) 9. Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed on an on-call basis.
1.Diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM). 2. Three years of laboratory animal facility management experience including supervisory responsibilities. 3. Experience with financial planning for a laboratory animal facility and ability to use business information for performance metrics. 4. Hands-on experience with aquatic species and reptiles; familiarity with scientific goals and techniques for animal use in basic biology, social sciences, translational medicine and field research. 5. Demonstrated success in establishing positive relationships with investigators and other key stakeholders and experience supporting a culture of safety and compliance among all parties to an animal care and use program. 6. Experience developing and presenting training programs and providing consultation regarding use of animals in research and education. Demonstrated understanding of the needs of investigators pursuing diverse lines of research involving the use of animals. 7. Experience conducting laboratory animal research, as demonstrated by research publications authorship.
Additional Candidate Instruction Applicants must include a cover letter detailing interest and qualifications for the position
, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information, including e-mail addresses, for three professional references. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Contact Information to Applicants Questions regarding this position can be directed to Rodolfo Torres
, 785-864-7237, email@example.com.
Disclaimer The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race
, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University's programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at http://www.humanresources.ku.edu/policies_procedures/category_details/index.aspx?category=8 or you may contact 785-864-4946 or firstname.lastname@example.org for alternate access options. Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY. Auto req ID: 10243BR
Posting Title:* University Animal Care Director & Attending Vet
Position Number:* 00008009 Department: Animal Care Unit
No. of Positions:* 1 Location/Division: Lawrence
FTE:* 1 Reg/Temp: Regular
FLSA Status:* Professional
Employee Class:* U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Advertised Salary Range:* commensurate with experience
Application Review Begins:* 30-Oct-2017 Job Family: Administrative/Management-KUL
Conditions of Employment:* Contingent on FundingServe at the Pleasure
Associate Scientist - Merck Animal Health
Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century.
Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare. Merck’s Animal Health (MAH) Division works to improve the health of animals around the world through collaborative partnerships and a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and planet. This team of energetic, independent thinkers offers one of the industry’s most innovative portfolios of products, services, and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species both domestically and internationally.
The Associate Scientist will be part of a highly collaborative team working towards obtaining new cattle vaccine licenses. The candidate will work semi-independently as a member of a project team to support development and evaluation of prototype bacterial strains and vaccine platforms. The primary role of this candidate is performing laboratory activities following established procedures, technologies and methodologies as well as assisting in development of new assays.
The Associate Scientist will assist in the conduct of animal trials involving cattle and laboratory animals, and has the ability to evaluate, summarize and trouble-shoot study findings. The candidate will organize and execute one or more general tasks within the department. Technical – Applies established procedures, technologies and methodologies to complete assignments.
Detects deviations, investigates causes and suggests improvements. Supports (sub) projects by performing the development, improvement and/or transfer of new or existing products, production processes or laboratory methods and techniques upon assignment by the supervisor. Organizes, conducts and reports in draft form routine animal experiments.
Acts as study investigator / supervisor or responsible scientist in routine (GLP) studies. Laboratory work involves standard bacterial titrations, bacterial fermentations, programming and operation of lyophilizers, microbiology culture techniques, preparation of media, sterilization techniques, optimizing/validating new assays (e.g. ELISA, qPCR, IFA, flow cytometry, Western blot), preparing and testing study samples, preparing vaccines, and documentation of laboratory work and results. (Inter)departmental – Fulfills general tasks within the organization related to safety, compliance, and laboratory maintenance.
Interacts closely with fellow scientists within own and other departments. Supports training of Lab Technicians, trainees and new employees. ELISA=Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay, qPCR=Quantitative polymerase chain reaction, IFA= Immunofluorescent assay Education Minimum Requirement:
B.S./B.A. degree in Bacteriology, Microbiology, Immunology or a related field Required Experience and
Ability to conduct research project activities under supervision
Ability to plan project activities and meet timelines
Must have general experience with laboratory techniques
Must have good verbal and written communication skills
Must have good computer skills including knowledge of Word, Power Point and Excel Preferred Experience and
Experience with bacterial titration assays
Experience working with large animals in vaccine development research or related field
Familiarity with USDA product licensure requirements Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to email@example.com .
Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully: Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails.
All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit: EEOC Poster at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf EEOC GINA Supplement at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
JobBiology-Discovery Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
Title:Associate Scientist - Merck Animal Health
Primary Location: NA-US-KS-DeSoto
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