Veterinary Care Technician II
With supervision, independently and in collaboration with others,
perform research in animal models of disease, conduct a wide
variety of standard laboratory procedures thereof; analyze data and
interpret results; investigate, troubleshoot, and modify methods
and procedures as necessary; may assist in designing experiments;
may provide routine equipment maintenance as well as
guidance/training to other department personnel; perform other
related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or
RESPONSIBLITIES AND DUTIES:
• Management of mouse colonies including daily observations
• Perform treatments of study animals including surgeries,
collection of blood, and harvesting organs and tissues at the end
• Work under general supervision. Assistance given for unusual
problems and normally reviewed for application of sound
• Ability to independently conduct a wide variety of standard
laboratory techniques/procedures as applied to colony management
and in vivo studies. Some ability to use judgement when necessary
to adapt standard methods and techniques. Receive instructions on
specific assignment objectives, complex features, and possible
• May provide interpretation and initial analyses of results.
• Limited ability to troubleshoot and modify procedures.
• May assist in designing experiments to complete a segment of
overall research plan.
Commensurate with experience.
Degree from an accredited veterinary technology program; or an
associate's degree and two years of experience as a veterinary
technician, including work with research animals.
AA with 10 years’ experience in animal handling and dosing,
particularly p.o., tissue harvesting, mouse colony management.
Ability to perform genotyping and other downstream assays such as
RT-qPCR, tissue slicing, immunohistochemistry, FISH, Western
blotting desirable but not required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and
Please provide names and email addresses of three to five
references as part of the application process. When ready, the
hiring department will contact the listed references via email
requesting their reference letters to be uploaded directly to the
This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are
claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214
Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See the
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list of eligible positions.
This position is open until filled. Application review will begin
This is a time-limited position.
Health Assessment Required: