Title:  Lab Animal Tech III (GF)

Division:  Center for Comparative Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Baylor Main Campus, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $34,058 - $40,197
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  4363
Job Purpose

Under minimal supervision, provides skilled care and handling of gnotobiotic laboratory animals. Primarily working in germ-free areas to include: standard housing, biohazard, non-human primate and specialized animal colonies. Also responsible for limited supervisory duties including direction and oversight of work, but excluding discipline.

Job Duties
  • Conducts daily health checks and feeds and waters animals under gnotobiotic conditions.
  • Enters sterile supplies into animal housing areas using specialized equipment and aerosolized sterilants.
  • Changes cages as scheduled and sanitizes housing areas.
  • Performs technical procedures such as: blood collection, administration of test articles and medication, permanent animal identification and animal restraint.
  • Assists with surgeries and pre- and post-surgical care of animals.
  • Maintains accurate colony records and study records.
  • Records study-related data and communicates to stakeholders.
  • Implements study plans and coordinates with other staff to achieve scientific objectives.
  • Participates in technical services offered by department.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: High School diploma or GED.
  • Experience Required: Four years of relevant experience.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS).
  • Certification must be obtained within one year of hire or promotion.





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