Laboratory Animal Sciences Technician II

Job ID 2021-1649
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)

Overview

Under general direction, the Laboratory Animal Sciences Technician will perform a variety of tasks following established techniques and procedures. The Technician will assist in study execution; maintain animal areas, supplies and equipment; collect samples from and administers agents to research animals as IACUC approved studies require.  

 

Documents laboratory work to acceptable standards and maintains laboratory/medical equipment and supplies in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), protocols and regulations. The successful candidate will assist in administrative functions of study execution such as labeling collection tubes and transporting supplies to appropriate area, and performing all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.

Qualifications

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 2-4 years of related experience in a research, commercial or hospital laboratory or an associate’s degree and 1-2 years of experience in a research, commercial or hospital laboratory; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained 

Requires strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Preferred computer proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, Internet Explorer, Outlook and the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed.

 

Requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and other heavy equipment, pushing, bending, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, outdoor work, working in extremes temperature and humidity. Must be able to wear a respirator and protective clothing or equipment. A Post-offer physical and background check/security clearance are required. Ability to gain and maintain access to Kirtland Air Force base (KAFB) is required.

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

As Lovelace is a Federal Contractor, all applicants offered positions with the Institute are required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to starting employment.

Salary

Salary is commensurate with experience + $500 sign-on bonus.

 

EEO - M/F/Veteran/Disability

 

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