On-Call Laboratory Animal and Vivarium Technician

New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
May 28, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Monmouth University

On-Call Laboratory Animal and Vivarium Technician

Department: Biology

Position Summary:
Monmouth University seeks applications for an On-Call Laboratory Animal and Vivarium Technician in the Biology department.

The candidate will be expected to: manage operational activities of the vivarium in support of investigators research; ensure daily care of animals in an ethical, safe, and sanitary manner using appropriate equipment and in compliance with Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) regulations and policies;

Provide clean housing, feed, water and appropriate enrichment for animals housed in the facility; observe animals daily and reporting abnormal findings to appropriate individual(s); monitor environmental conditions (temperature, light cycle, noise levels, air flow, etc.) and document daily.

A complete list of job duties is available at http://jobs.monmouth.edu.

Required Degree, License or Certifications:

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:
Experience with care of rodents and aquatics systems (fish).

Knowledge of standard operating procedures for animal facilities and the basic requirements for maintaining laboratory animals and performing scientific procedures involving animal testing and data collection.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs and have the ability to stand for extended periods of time. Ability to work in a laboratory environment with personal protective equipment. Must be able to work individually or in a team environment with minimal supervision.

Ability to work on weekends and holidays; this would include all semester breaks and holidays that classes are not in session. Ability to work a flexible schedule for time-critical laboratory needs. Pass a a pre-employment physical.

Preferred Qualifications:
Associate’s degree or higher in Zoology, Biology, Animal Husbandry or equivalent. American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) certification.

Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.

Posting Date: 03/12/2019
Closing Date:

Located along New Jersey's northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,700 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including three doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the University's student-athletes.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park's legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review's “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine's “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.