Animal Laboratory Research Technician

Position Details

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Animal Laboratory Research Technician
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal., The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

Provide operational oversight and management of experiments testing the effects of candidate anti-cancer compounds on mesothelioma tumor growth in mouse models. Serve as primary technician for all animal related research including injection of tumor cells, delivery of test compounds, imaging of tumor growth, isolation and analysis of tumor tissue. Familiarity with cell and molecular techniques for evaluating samples of protein, DNA and RNA. Ensure compliance with University regulations in regard to animal use and monitoring. Responsible for coordination of animal research, and maintenance of accurate animal records. This position will be for 18 months.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related science required with skills in molecular and cellular biological techniques and one to three years of experience working with laboratory animals in a biomedical research setting required.

Desirable Qualifications

Computer skills including data management.

Other Information
Special Conditions Contingent on continued funding, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees
Category Medical - Research
Job Type
FLSA Non-Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 29600.00
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 56240.00
Staff Hiring Band
Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 11/30/2017
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Lab Research Technician
Posting Number S1392PO
Department Pathology/55650
Position Number 00024662
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

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