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Small OR Large Animal Research Technician

Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Employment Type
Full time
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- Performs Dosing Of Test Agents In Small Animals Through A Variety Of Dosing Methods. Performs Scoring Of Test Agents, Assessing The Subject's Reaction To The Agent.

- Performs And Documents A Variety Of Activities, Including But Not Limited To, Routine Clinical Observations, Charting Of Physiological Data And Animal Health Status, Taking Study-Required Animal Weights, Etc.

- Assists With Preparing Animals For Surgery And With Administering And Monitoring Anesthesia During Procedure And Post-Operatively. Performs Incision Monitoring, Pain Assessment And Medication Administration As Needed Post-Procedurally.

- Performs Intravenous And Cardiac Blood Collection.

Performs Small Animal Receipt Administering Subcutaneous RFID Implants, Weighing And Sexing Animals, Moving Them Into Their Housing Containers, And Performing Necessary Documentation.

- Performs All Aspects Of Veterinary-Directed Care, Preventative Health Maintenance, And General Husbandry Procedures And Administers Medications.

- Performs Post-Procedure Small Animal Euthanasia.

- Communicates With Veterinarian And Study Director Regarding Living Conditions And Medical Status Of Animals.


animal handling, CVT, subcutaneous, animal research, Animal science, Zoology, veterinary, anesthesia, blood draw

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

- Associate's Or Bachelor's Degree In A Related Field Or The LAT Certification Is Required.

- Experience Handling And Working With Small Laboratory Animals In A Research Environment Is Preferred, Especially With Regard To Performing Meticulous Blood Draws And Injections.

- Knowledge Of Research Animal Physiology and General Animal Care Required.

- An Equivalent Combination Of Education And Experience Will Be Considered.

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