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The Technical Associate's primary responsibility is to ensure the care and welfare of laboratory animals by providing basic husbandry, handling, restraint and health surveillance in compliance with local regulatory requirements. This individual will also provide daily record keeping of common laboratory species, their environments, and provide basic technical assistance (i.e., restraint, injections, bleeds) to other technicians and researchers. Other more specialized functions, depending on interest and aptitude may be assigned based upon skill set and experience.
The Technical Associate's primary responsibilities include the routine care and husbandry for laboratory animals. Daily tasks include the provision of food and water, cage changing and observing animal health status, food and water consumption, appearance and behavior. Other assigned duties include performing sanitation duties within assigned animal rooms and housekeeping of facility support areas. Cagewash equipment operations and maintenance. Strong communication, teamwork and collaborative skills are essential for the role. In addition, basic computer skills including using email, online forms, web-based training are essential. The Technical Associate will also provide support providing basic technical services (restraint, dose administration, blood collection) to research investigators.