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University of Colorado - Boulder - posted 9/15/23

The Veterinary Technician position supports research involving laboratory animals by providing routine and specialized care for a wide variety of species of small laboratory animals which are used by scientists for biomedical research and education. Duties include providing veterinary health care, monitoring animal health, and performing technical services in compliance with university and federal standards.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

The Office of Animal Resources (OAR) is a service center responsible for providing high-quality animal care, veterinary care, and support for the research and teaching missions of the University of Colorado, Boulder. The highly dedicated and experienced OAR staff is committed to the health and well-being of laboratory animals, student and investigator training, and technical service.

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UT MD Anderson Cancer Center - posted 7/10/23

Announcing a full-time, benefits eligible, faculty position in the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (DVMS) at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center. DVMS is seeking an experienced Clinical Veterinarian for a non-tenure trach faculty position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor.  DVMS is a core research support facility that provides housing, husbandry, veterinary care, experimental research services and pathology services for basic science, translational research, and drug development programs. Mice, including genetically engineered mice, account for the majority of the work with a small percentage of other laboratory animals making up the remainder. Refer to the Veterinary Medicine & Surgery department web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Some of the key functions of the Clinical Veterinarian positions is as follows:

  • Clinical Care: Assist the Section Chief, particularly in working with investigators on rodents. May assist with duties in other clinical sections within the department as assigned, working with investigators on clinical procedures and health concerns in a broad range of animal species including large animals.
  • Participate in On Call rotation.
  • Investigator Support: Effectively instruct investigators in appropriate methods of animal care and use.
  • Institutional Compliance: Conducts pre-review of new and renewing animal use protocols and protocol amendments. Participates in IACUC semi-annual inspections of animal facilities and assists investigators in complying with various animal care and use requirements. May serve as a member or as an appointed officer on institutional compliance committees (such as committee chair, vice chair, or Chief IACUC veterinarian) as required.  These may include the IACUC, Institutional Biosafety committee, Radiation Safety committee, and others.
  • Continuing Education: Participates as an instructor/teacher in classified staff training, professional/paraprofessional training, and other educational activities as needed. Presents lectures using visuals aids to faculty, students, and other required audiences. Attends and participates in scientific meetings at local and national levels; remains current on professional issues; and fulfills continuing education requirements of licensure
  • Scholarly Activity: Actively seeks out opportunities for, and participates in, scholarly academic contributions to scientific literature.
  • Other duties as assigned

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Colorado State University | Fort Collins – posted 3/30/2023

Research Associate Animal Technician positions are available throughout the year in Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) at Colorado State University. These positions are full-time, 12 month administrative professional positions that will be integral to facilitating research activities at CSU that utilize animal models.

This position provides routine and specialized care for a variety of laboratory animal species. Animal welfare and assessments, animal husbandry and room and cage sanitation are the primary job duties for this position. Additional duties include record-keeping and communication tasks as well as research support.

Animal husbandry work is physical, and entails standing, bending, lifting, and carrying up to 50 pounds, and repetitive motions. Staff work in various environments including outdoors, close quarters, increased heat and humidity and dusty surroundings. Some of the research at CSU involves infectious diseases. We ensure biosecurity and the safety of our staff by requiring personal protective equipment (such as respirators and Tyvek suits), tuberculosis testing, vaccinations, and showering. CSU has a large variety of animal species, and applicants must be willing and able to work with all types of animals. Staff is expected to work safely and adhere to all safety instructions and rules at all times.

This open pool is valid through March 31, 2024. Applicants wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

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