Provides animal technician support for both Bio-containment and Non-biocontainment research in all livestock species.The primary role will be in Non-Biocontainment research, supporting Dairy cattle, Sheep, and Goat research initiatives.Duties will include performing all phases of animal experiments associated with discovery and/or development of animal health products.
Activities include but are not limited to: herdsmanship, husbandry, sample collection, processing analysis, data handling, record keeping, and laboratory and instrument maintenance in accordance with applicable Animal Welfare and GLP / GCP policies. Carries out duties according to protocol and applicable SOPs.
Assists with protocol review and development, animal procurement, laboratory analysis, and data management in accordance with regulatory requirements. Assist and support the Clinical Veterinarians with all aspects of veterinary care. Proficiency using Outlook, Smart sheet, Dairy Comp, Afimilk, PCDART, Microsoft Office, project planning, or other ag-related software is a real plus. Candidate must have a true passion for animals, be self-motivated. Work well in a team environment.
This position will include evening, weekend, and holiday work.
High School + 3 years related experience or education combined and/or valid veterinary technician license/certification
Associate or Bachelor's Degree in related field desired.
Experience in a research environment, working with infectious disease models in animals desired.
Experience in working with animals in veterinary research setting.
Demonstrated math and reading comprehension required and basic computer skills.
Proven track record of working well in a team setting.
Experience working with livestock and operation of farm equipment.
Flexibility, enthusiasm and adaptability within the work environment, and a track record of successfully working in a fast-paced setting involving multiple projects and tasks.
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