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Title:  Laboratory Animal Technician I

Division:  Center for Comparative Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 7 am - 4 pm or as indicated by su
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $25,588 - $32,625
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  7597

Summary

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, this position provides routine care and handling of laboratory animals in a safe and sanitary manner. The LATII position includes some leadership duties such as training and oversight of ACS staff and receiving PO's and supplies as needed.

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.
  • Signs multiple husbandry logs.
  • Oversees cage wash daily operations.

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).  

 

 

 

 

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

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