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This is the seventh 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). This position is unique from other positions in the series because it reports directly to the attending veterinarian or designee. 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.


Perform treatment and assistance with diagnostics of laboratory animals used in research & teaching projects.

Anesthetize and euthanize animals.

Responsible for Quality Assurance and environmental monitoring.

Make rounds at all facilities (reviewing animal health/behavior logs with Laboratory Animal Care Technicians).

Train other personnel and small groups in aspects of procedures / treatment.

Interact with (mostly internal) clientele.

Position reports directly to attending veterinarian or designee.

Bachelor's degree; veterinary technician background; AALAS certification required.

American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) certification (current registry) and/or Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) required. Valid GA State Drivers License may be required.

Considerable knowledge of animal care and veterinary medicine; ability to observe animal behaviors and diagnose & treat problems.



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