Lab Animal Care Tech Duties
This is the first in a series of seven titles for positions
involving laboratory animal research (these include Research
Animal Resources positions within the college of Arts &
Sciences, the Office of the Vice President for Research, and the
college of Veterinary Medicine). The Laboratory Animal Care
series is identified by a predominant amount of time spent on
the care of University-owned animals used in a research setting
or for a specific research project.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide basic animal care such as feel and water animals.
Clean and sanitize cages (may include cage wash room
assignment), as well as feeding equipment.
Observe animal behaviors.
Maintain animal housing records.
Treat animals under veterinarian direction (i.e. apply
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High School degree or GED required; no related experience
American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) -
Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) certification
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to provide daily animal care to conventionally housed