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(posted 7/31/18)

Job Title: Animal Care Manager/Teaching Assistant
Company/Organization: Davidson College

Animal Care Manager/Teaching Assistant

The Animal Care Manager/Teaching Assistant will serve as technical/research and teaching support for departments of Biology and Psychology; this will include, but not be limited to: manage animal facility activities and the care and use of lab animals, provide supervision of animal care personnel, insure compliance with government guidelines for controlled substances and the college’s Institutional Animal Care and use Committee, place orders for chemicals and supplies for departments, manage animal care and use budget, coordinate lab safety and chemical handling/ inventory for departments, send reports to governing agencies and maintain documentation, structure institutional animal research program, teach research and surgical procedures in labs, and assist student/faculty research projects.

DUTIES:

  • Supervise and manage animal care personnel, perform animal husbandry.
  • Coordinate Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee activities and meetings. Ensure adherence to regulations of all activities related to the animal care and use, controlled substances, and chemical hygiene/lab safety.
  • Serve as research assistant for faculty; Perform anesthesia, euthanasia, assist in surgical procedures, calculate drug dosing, mix solutions, collect data, set up research projects, etc.
  • Serve as a teaching assistant: Teach surgical/tissue collection techniques, humane handling, care and use of animals to students, staff and faculty.
  • Order, receive and coordinate disposal of all chemicals for faculty, staff and students. Maintain chemical inventory and MSDS inventory.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Psychology, Pre-veterinarian, etc. or vocational/technical training and four or more years of managing an animal research facility; AALAS Laboratory Animal Care Technologist Certification; Minimum three years prior experience. Training/certification in safety standards, chemical handling and animal care and use in research required.

Prefer experience with Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees, controlled substance regulations, and lab safety. Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and interpersonal skills required. Basic computer skills required. Budget management skills are preferred.

TO APPLY:
Please go to http://employment.davidson.edu to complete an application along with a cover letter and resume.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/yyhkqmk6zttnyg39

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(posted 7/3/18)

Job Title: Sales Consultant – NJ, DE, Philadelphia, NYC area
Company/Organization: Edstrom LLC

Edstrom, the world leader in automated animal watering systems, water purification, and environmental monitoring for the vivarium industry has an exciting opportunity in the New Jersey, New York City and Philadelphia area territory. If you believe you have what it takes to support our customers and lead sales/account management efforts in this demanding territory, please contact hr@edstrom.com or visit our website www.edstrom.com/careers !


(posted 6/26/18)

Job Title: Animal Care Facility Supervisor
Company/Organization: Mayo Clinic – Jacksonville Florida

Animal Care Facilities Supervisor

95632BR
Jacksonville
Florida

Responsibilities:
To supervise animal care technicians at Mayo Clinic in Florida in providing quality animal care for all research animals. To perform the necessary duties in the animal facilities to provide adequate animal care. Assumes overall responsibility among the animal care technicians for the weekly routine, as well as, special duties and requests from the staff veterinarians and veterinarian technician.

Qualifications:
Associate’s degree and 4 years lab animal handling experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Demonstration of successful leadership and management traits in a business or organizational setting. Must be able to work well with others and follow directions.

License or Certification:
AALAS Certification at technician or technologist level is required within 12 months of employment. AALAS certification as a Certified Manager Animal Resources is preferred.

Exemption Status:
Exempt

Compensation Detail:
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,005.60, based on a full-time position.

Benefit Eligible:
Yes

Schedule:
Full Time

Schedule Details:
Monday – Friday

Weekend Schedule:
Weekends & Holidays as needed

Telecommute/Telework:
No

Site Description:
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!

Department:
Comparative Medicine

Category:
Clinical Labs and Research

Recruiter:
Amelia Hoffman

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

https://apply.mayoclinic.org/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25309&siteid=5278&SID=%5E2_slp_rhc_FAtAEsDRh5TkKw5MzITx%2FmGQxXY%2FHPtS5_slp_rhc_vFc7YUnbDnl54AoogTJdVNzAykjl#jobDetails=2095985_5278


(posted 6/25/18)

Job Title: Research Support Specialist II
Company/Organization: SoBran Inc

Join The Winning Team…Team SoBran – We are an industry leader in designing professional animal care programs, managing animal facilities, and providing high quality technical support for laboratory animal research projects. At SoBran, we care about people. SoBran’s success hinges on our employees. We maintain a professional environment and ensure that our people have the tools and training to achieve; and opportunities for learning and advancement. Our employees’ individual talents contribute to our success! We thank you for your interest in SoBran.

SoBran is seeking a Research Support Specialist II for a proposed effort at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Please click on the following link to apply: http://bit.ly/2KjPnan

OVERVIEW: Responsibilities of this position are that of a Research Support Specialist for the NIH, Animal Care Project. These responsibilities include all activities required for the proper care and maintenance of on-site animals, and proper execution of laboratory-related duties.

Description of Duties:

  1. Understands and follow all SOP’s and Quality Assurance Standards
  2. Perform behavioral studies including open field, home cage monitoring, Columbus Instruments activity wheels, novel object test, Morris Water Maze, T maze (multiple protocols), Barnes maze, social preference testing, social defeat, SHIRPA screening the video behavioral tracking system and software program
  3. Manage video camera systems, organize and prepare presentations of data collected using these systems. This includes the Anymaze and the Noldus Ethovision systems
  4. Handling and working with live mice, able to recognize normal and abnormal mouse behaviors, and have a general working knowledge of factors within the animal facility or research environment that impact research outcomes, cause variability, influence data, etc.
  5. Responsible for exercise physiology testing including swimming and treadmill protocols, balance beam testing, tail cuff blood pressure testing, rota rod testing, and other mouse phenotyping tests
  6. Responsible for performing clinical testing in the study mice; such as necropsy, pathology submission, blood collection, urine collection, x-rays, etc.
  7. Duties require proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook and the ability to learn and use custom software systems
  8. Ability to submit DVR technical requests, place animal orders, fill out proper paperwork and receive required signatures for rodent transfers between facilities, place POTS orders, etc.
  9. Always think safety first when performing daily duties
  10. Ability to work independently and interact with all levels of the organization is essential to success in this position
  11. Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned

Schedule Requirements: All employees are expected to perform their duties as assigned, arrive to work at 7:00 am and depart at 3:30 pm M-F. In addition you will be expected to work extra hours during an emergency situation or if any unexpected situation arise until work is completed.

Required Experience:

  • Experience working with mice in biomedical research
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills and accurate lab record keeping a must
  • Experience using computers specifically MS Office

Required Education: B.S. degree in biology, animal science or similar discipline or an AA in veterinary technology

Our commitment
SoBran, is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.


(posted 5/30/18)

Job Title: Director, Animal Lab Facility
Company/Organization: Fox Chase Cancer Center

Director, Animal Lab Facility
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

As one of the first cancer hospitals in the country, Fox Chase Cancer Center has been a national leader in cancer treatment, research, and prevention for more than 100 years. Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is committed to providing the best treatment options for our patients, and delivering that care with compassion.

At Fox Chase, we consider defeating cancer to be our calling. Our unique culture allows employees to work collaboratively with a single, shared focus, regardless of which department they’re in.

We have an outstanding opportunity for a Director of the Laboratory Animal Facility (LAF) to provide overall operational and scientific direction for this major shared research resource. The Director also serves as the Attending Veterinarian, and is responsible for laboratory animal care and use. The Director consults with Cancer Center members and provides advice on animal care and use matters. The Director is responsible for oversight and supervision LAF personnel. The Director works with the Facility Advisory Committee to ensure that the LAF has the necessary resources to continue to provide services that support the research of Cancer Center members that require the use of animals in their research.

Education:
Doctorate Degree : Veterinary Medicine (Required)

Experience:
7 years experience working as a doctor in veterinary medicine caring for small animals (mice, rats, rabbits, etc.) (Required)

License/Certifications:
VET-LIC – PA Veterinary License (Required)

It’s essential for us to recruit not only the best talent in hospital care but hire well-qualified prospective employees who are committed to serving our patients with the passion and excellence for which Fox Chase is known. Apply today to be part of the future of prevailing over cancer.

Apply:
https://tuhs.taleo.net/careersection/tuhs_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=181525&tz=GMT-04%3A00

Fox Chase Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer


(posted 5/16/18)

Job Title: Program Manager
Company/Organization: SoBran, Inc.

Join The Winning Team…Team SoBran – We are an industry leader in designing professional animal care programs, managing animal facilities, and providing high quality technical support for laboratory animal research projects. At SoBran, we care about people. SoBran’s success hinges on our employees. We maintain a professional environment and ensure that our people have the tools and training to achieve; and opportunities for learning and advancement. Our employees’ individual talents contribute to our success! We thank you for your interest in SoBran.

SoBran is seeking a Program Manager to provide contract management and operational oversight for multiple contracts within SoBran’s BioScience Division.

OVERVIEW: Responsibilities of this position are that of a Program Manager for the NIH, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). These responsibilities include all activities required for the proper care and maintenance of on-site animals.

Description of Duties:

  • Serve as liaison between Animal Care Contract and the NIAID Project Officer(s)
  • Ensure that contract requirements are met, including proper staffing and AALAS certification requirements
  • Facilitate all activities concerning Contract personnel and Program Management
  • Develop and maintain relationships with representatives of government, Investigators and contract personnel in order to coordinate activities and conduct investigations in matters concerning quality and client complaints
  • Supervise Facility Managers, Administrative Managers, Training Manager, Human Resources Specialist, QA / QC Technician and the Deputy Program Managers, and assist in preparation of their annual performance appraisals
  • Monitors schedules to ensure that program deadlines / deliverables are met
  • Ensures safety, security, and physical environment of facilities are compliant
  • Maintains project specific QA plans and procedures
  • Monitors and reviews QA/QC activities for the program
  • Provides oversight and reviews animal care and husbandry and other technical support
  • Assist in personnel matters in collaboration with supervisory staff to include, but not limited to disciplinary issues
  • Participate in interviews and selection of all key personnel
  • Assist in communication with NIAID investigators
  • Always think safety first when performing daily duties
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

Requirements Include:

  • 5 years experience in a laboratory animal facility, 6 years of which are in a supervisory position
  • Must have experience in managing animal facilities, including barrier management, hazard containment, and data management
  • Must complete the required training and receive clearance on the duties of the Program Manager as outlined
  • Ability to comfortably lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to remain in a seated position for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to read from a computer or laptop monitor for several hours at a time including fonts of various sizes from a variety of sources
  • Use hands and wrists for repetitive tasks frequently, such as typing, mouse movement and filing
  • Wear appropriate clothing and/or PPE as defined by standard operating procedure (SOP), animal study proposal (ASP), and the Safety Department to enter animal facilities as needed

Required Education: Must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent; and be certified by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) as a Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG).

To apply for this opportunity, please visit:
http://bit.ly/2wMheuh

Our commitment
SoBran, is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.


(posted 5/16/18)

Job Title: Deputy Program Manager
Company/Organization: SoBran, Inc.

Join The Winning Team…Team SoBran – We are an industry leader in designing professional animal care programs, managing animal facilities, and providing high quality technical support for laboratory animal research projects. At SoBran, we care about people. SoBran’s success hinges on our employees. We maintain a professional environment and ensure that our people have the tools and training to achieve; and opportunities for learning and advancement. Our employees’ individual talents contribute to our success! We thank you for your interest in SoBran.

SoBran is seeking a Deputy Program Manager to serve at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

OVERVIEW: Responsibilities of this position are that of a Deputy Program Manager for the NIH, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). These responsibilities include all activities required for the proper care and maintenance of on-site animals.

Description of Duties:

  • Serve as liaison between Animal Care Contract and the NIAID Project Officer(s), in the Program Manager’s absence
  • Ensure that contract requirements are met, including proper staffing and AALAS certification requirements, in the Program Manager’s absence
  • Facilitate activities concerning Contract personnel and Program Management
  • Develop and maintain relationships with representatives of government, investigators and contract personnel in order to coordinate activities and conduct investigations in matters concerning quality and client complaints
  • Supervise Facility Managers, Administrative Managers, Training Manager, and Research Support Specialists, and assist in preparation of their annual performance appraisals
  • Monitor schedules to ensure that program deadlines/deliverables are met
  • Ensure safety, security, and physical environment of facilities are compliant
  • Maintain project specific QA plans and procedures
  • Monitor and review QA/QC activities for the program
  • Provide oversight and review animal care and husbandry and other technical support
  • Assist in personnel matters in collaboration with supervisory staff to include, but not limited to disciplinary issues
  • Participate in interviews and selection of personnel
  • Assist in communication with NIAID investigators
  • Always think safety first when performing daily duties
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

Schedule: All employees are expected to perform their duties as assigned, arrive to work at 7:00 am and depart at 3:30 pm M-F. You will be required to work on the weekends as scheduled. The weekend/holiday hours are from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm (no more than 8 hours per day). In addition, you may be expected to work extra hours during an emergency situation or if any unexpected situation arise until work is completed.

Requirements include:

  • Must have experience in managing animal facilities, including barrier management, hazard containment, and data management
  • Must complete the required training and receive clearance on the duties of the Deputy Program Manager as outlined
  • Ability to comfortably lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to remain in a seated position for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to read from a computer or laptop monitor for several hours at a time including fonts of various sizes from a variety of sources
  • Use hands and wrists for repetitive tasks frequently, such as typing, mouse movement and filing
  • Wear appropriate clothing and/or PPE as defined by standard operating procedure (SOP), animal study proposal (ASP), and the Safety Department to enter animal facilities as needed

Education Required: Must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent; be certified by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) as a Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG); and have 5 years experience in a laboratory animal facility, 6 years of which are in a supervisory position.

To apply for this opportunity, please visit:
http://bit.ly/2k3dBHr

Our commitment
SoBran, is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.