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Animal Laboratory Technician I - Department of Comparative Medicine

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Requisition # HRC0491930

Under the general supervision of the Operations Manager, the Animal Care Coordinator, and/or Animal Laboratory Technician III (Lead Technician), our Animal Lab Tech I (ALT) will be responsible for performing both routine and specialized technical duties related to the husbandry of the research models of human disease. You will observe animals for abnormalities, performs animal care, cage sanitation, room and general facility sanitation, room environmental monitoring and documentation, cage card bar-coding, etc. as required. Will assist the Clinical Staff (animal handling and restraint) under the direct supervision of the Clinical Staff. You must be a motivated self-starter with good teamwork practices and good communication (in English) skills.

Education required:

  • High school Diploma is reqired

License required:

  • Certification by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science preferred

Experience required:

  • Must be able to read and comprehend written and verbal instructions in English
  • Minimum of 1 year of animal experience required
  • Certification by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science preferred
  • A combination of education and/or related work experience will be considered.

Physical demands of this role includes:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Able to work standing up for long periods
  • Able to perform repetitive motions
  • Working Title: Animal Laboratory Technician I - Department of Comparative Medicine
  • Department: Comparative Medicine
  • Business Entity: Academic / Research
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Academic/Research
  • Job Specialty: Animal Care
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Full-time

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