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ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH

Apply now Job no: 103011-US
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Department:CALS/NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Food Science, Nutritional Science

Position Vacancy ID:

103011

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Working Title:

ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH

Official Title:

ANIM RESEARCH TECH OB(46072)

Hiring Department:

A074600-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES

FTE:

60%

Term:

This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

$15.00 - $15.25

Job Summary:

This position functions as the principal technician for the Nutritional Sciences animal care laboratory and is responsible for the independent care of research animals. The employee oversees the investigation of animal health and behavior on a daily basis and will contact the RARC veterinarian and PI when there is a concern. The employee is responsible for scheduling animal care and maintenance activities ensuring completion and compliance, coordinating proper space for newly arriving animals, collecting animal population census, maintaining the inventory of feed, bedding, and other supplies as needed. Employee is responsible for reporting facility maintenance needs to the building manager.

Animals under the care of this team are laboratory mice, rats and gerbils. Depending on the particular research, care may be routinely provided for entirely by the team, or animals may be under joint care with the parties conducting the research.

Requirements:

English Proficiency Required - This position requires one or more of the following abilities: ability to speak, read, write, and/or understand verbal instructions in English

Additional Requirements:

As defined by the American with Disabilities Act, employee must be able to perform the essential job functions as outlined in the Position Description, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Schedule Comment:

M-F, half days (mornings and early afternoon)

Contact:

William Omdahl
omdahl@nutrisci.wisc.edu
608-262-2887
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Online" button to begin the application process. You will be required to upload a resume and cover letter.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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