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  • Provide for daily and postop care of large animals, mainly sheep and swine. Identify signs of illness in large animals and respond accordingly
  • Monitor animals under anesthesia and recovery
  • Communicate and make recommendations related to animal care and animal monitoring to other scientists on the team
  • Administrative duties as assigned
  • Train personnel in existing laboratory techniques and procedures, explain and demonstrate technology and equipment capabilities, operation limitation and outcomes
  • Maintain laboratory inventory and research equipment

Required Qualifications*

  • Flexibility to work odd, late hours, or overnight shifts
  • Excellent multitasking skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly the results of his/her experiments to other team members
  • Proficiency is Microsoft software (Excel, Word, Powerpoint), with at least some familiarity with access and statistical analysis programs
  • Familiarity with basic laboratory instrumentation and maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Proficient record keeping
  • Exceptional work ethic
  • HS Diploma or Assoc Degree and 0-1 year experience required

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience working with large animals and/or farm animals
  • Veterinary technician or similar degree and/or training
  • Familiarity with University research administration policies and procedures
  • One or more years’ experience as a full time research technician
  • Ability to train less-experienced students and technicians
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.