- 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
- 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
- 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.
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