University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy ID: 103011
Posted Title(s): ANIM RESEARCH TECH OB(46072)

Title:ANIM RESEARCH TECH OB
Working Title:ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH
FTE:0.60
Schedule - Range:06-10
Pay Rate: $15.00 - $15.25

Title Specifications

Job Summary:This position functions as the principal technician for the Nutritional Sciences animal care laboratory and is responsible for the independent care of research animals. The employee oversees the investigation of animal health and behavior on a daily basis and will contact the RARC veterinarian and PI when there is a concern. The employee is responsible for scheduling animal care and maintenance activities ensuring completion and compliance, coordinating proper space for newly arriving animals, collecting animal population census, maintaining the inventory of feed, bedding, and other supplies as needed. Employee is responsible for reporting facility maintenance needs to the building manager.

Animals under the care of this team are laboratory mice, rats and gerbils. Depending on the particular research, care may be routinely provided for entirely by the team, or animals may be under joint care with the parties conducting the research.

Requirements:A Criminal Background Check Will Be Conducted
A Probationary Period will be Required
English Proficiency Required - This position requires one or more of the following abilities: ability to speak, read, write, and/or understand verbal instructions in English

Additional
Requirements:
As defined by the American with Disabilities Act, employee must be able to perform the essential job functions as outlined in the Position Description, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Schedule
Comment:
M-F, half days (mornings and early afternoon)
 
Organization:COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL & LIFE SCIENCES - NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES
 
Contact Name:William Omdahl
Contact Phone:608-262-2887
Contact Email:omdahl@nutrisci.wisc.edu
Contact TTY Phone:711- -
 
How To Apply:To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Online" button to begin the application process. You will be required to upload a resume and cover letter.
Application
Deadline:
September 26, 2017
 
Address:NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES     Room:
 1415 LINDEN DR
 MADISON, WI 53706-1527

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:  http://www.oed.wisc.edu/478.htm

NOTE: Please indicate in writing if you request that your identity be kept confidential. If you do not indicate your preference to remain confidential, the University may be required to disclose your identify and/or application materials. The identity of finalists and successful candidates will be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).  

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.