Vivarium Operations Staff

Location
Fremont, California
Posted
Aug 27, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are seeking a Vivarium Operations Technician who is experienced in the operation and management of animal care and welfare in compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, and guidelines. You will be responsible for all the research equipment involving animals, including animal housing systems, sanitation wash systems, sterilization autoclave systems, biological safety cabinets and HVAC systems. In addition to directly caring for the animals, you will help keep the vivarium operating smoothly by maintaining inventory and usage documentation, inputting data, and assisting in PK studies. We are looking for someone who is excited to develop and implement standard operating procedures and provide technical support as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in biological or animal sciences or related discipline
  • 5+ years managing and running a research vivarium accredited by AAALAC
  • Regulatory expertise with through knowledge of AAALAC, IACUC, OLAW, and USDA