Title:  Laboratory Animal Technician I

Division:  Center for Comparative Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. or as indic
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $25,588 - $32,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  6605


The Center for Comparative Medicine provides for the care, health, and well-being of all research animals used in the pursuit of scientific achievement and excellence at Baylor College of Medicine. CCM provides the highest quality veterinary and animal care and acts as a resource for the faculty on veterinary and scientific issues relating to the use of laboratory animals. Under general supervision, provides routine care and handling of laboratory animals in a safe and sanitary manner. This position supports facility management in ensuring daily facility duties (cage changes, sanitation, health checks) are completed as per standard operating procedures.

Job Duties

  • Feeds and waters animals.
  • Changes animal caging as scheduled, sanitizing rooms, equipment and hallways.
  • Conducts daily animal health checks.
  • Applies permanent identification devices.
  • Ensures that activities are in compliance with AAALAC standards.
  • Oversees staff's daily assignments.
  • Reports notes, comments, and concerns to supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • One year of relevant experience.
  • 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.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.