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Title:  Laboratory Animal Technician I

Division:  Center for Comparative Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $26,100 - $35,300
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  11095

Summary

The Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM) 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, laboratory animal technician will provide routine care and handling of laboratory animals in a safe and sanitary manner.

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 and daily operations. 
  • Builds a logical approach to address problems or opportunities or manages the situation at hand by drawing on own knowledge and experience base and calling on other references and resources.
  • Cooperates and works collaboratively towards solutions which generally benefit all involved parties.
  • Works cooperatively with others to accomplish company objectives.
  • Promotes collaboration and partnerships.
  • Maintains channels of communication and effectively provides verbal communication.
  • Exhibits good listening skills and provides concise, complete, and professional information to others.

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). 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in aquaculture is preferred.

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

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

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