Provides animal husbandry and care for university animals used in research and/or education outcomes. Administers medications, collects specimens/samples, performs treatments/procedures on laboratory animals as directed.
The Indiana University Genome Editing Center is looking for a highly motivated, diligent, and team-oriented Animal Laboratory Research Technician with an interest in biomedical research. The IUGEC assists Indiana University and external investigators with the generation of genetically modified mouse models and cell lines using cutting edge genome editing technologies, including CRISPR-Cas9. The successful applicant will provide animal husbandry and care for university animals used in research and/or education outcomes; administer medications, collects specimens/samples, performs treatments/procedures on laboratory animals as directed. In this position, the applicant will also gain extensive experience and training in mouse colony management, reproductive biology techniques, mouse, rat and human genetics, and genome editing technologies.
High school diploma or GED and two years of relevant animal care experience.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Valid driver's license and ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Experience in a regulated environment. Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner. Strong communication and listening skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Highly thorough and dependable.
Working Conditions / Demands
This position requires the ability to move about for long periods of time, perform repetitive movements, and operate equipment, tools, or controls. It also requires the ability to move items weighing up to 25 pounds. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential duties with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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