A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Department of Urology is seeking a qualified individual to be responsible for the anesthesia, health and care of large animals (swine) as well as management of the Translational Endourology Research Laboratory.
• Anesthesia and monitoring of swine during procedures • Coordinating and performing complex work in monitoring animal health • Managing the laboratory for compliance with IACUC and EHS regulations, including hazardous waste disposal • Coordinate and participate in all inspections conducted by IACUC, EHS, FDA, OLAW, AAALAC, RSS, etc • Coordinating animal shipments and transfers • Maintaining daily records of animal care • Managing protocols and personnel using eRam • Writing and editing protocols and SOP’s • Harvesting, processing and shipping tissue samples • Lab Safety Coordinator for the lab • Maintenance and ordering of lab equipment • Maintenance of laboratory structure/facility • Ordering laboratory supplies • Communicating daily with students and collaborators regarding animal requests and projects • Other laboratory responsibilities, as they arise, under the direction of the PI
• Licensed Veterinary Technician with BS preferred • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with large (non-rodent) laboratory animals • Ability to work with controlled drugs and maintain records for PI • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment • Highly responsible, cooperative and able to work independently and with initiative • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills to work with a large, diverse group
• Experienced with anesthesia induction and monitoring of swine • Experience managing protocols and personnel using eRam • Skilled in writing and editing protocols and SOP’s • Experience working with the University of Michigan regulatory groups (IACUC, EHS, RSS, etc) and animal husbandry (ULAM) • Experience with lab management and supply ordering
This is a term limited position based on department funding.
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