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Animal Care Technician

JOB POSITION: 
Research Staff - Lab Member
Job Type: 
Full-time

Job Description

This person assumes responsibility, under supervision of Animal Facility Manager, for the care of the animals for the Burke Research Animal Resource Center (BRARC). This includes routine animal husbandry duties, following the regulations by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and follow established written standard operating procedures. Responsibilities also include notifying the manager of complications with the animals and the facility, and assuring that all personnel using the animal facility follow accepted practices and guidelines established by NIH and Weill Cornell Medicine for the animal colony.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must have 1 year of experience in the care of laboratory animals. AALAS certified at the ALAT level preferred. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays. The individual must be able to follow oral and written instructions and should be able to function independently with minimal supervision.  The individual must be detailed oriented and have organizational skills. The candidate should have familiarity with computer skills including proficiency with email, internet, spreadsheets, word-processing, and be able to learn maneuvering of departmental sites.

How to Apply

Please email resume to Lucretia Batten at lub2002@med.cornell.edu.

About the Institute

The Burke Neurological Institute (BNI) is a nonprofit leading scientific research institute devoted to advancing the study of neurological diseases and injuries, pioneering novel rehabilitation therapies and developing innovative clinical programs. Based in White Plains, NY and working synergistically with its academic affiliate Weill Cornell Medicine, BMRI is comprised of several neurological disease, injury and functional recovery focused research laboratories. We are pioneering new therapeutics that impact the growing prevalence of neurological impairments from stroke, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury to neurodegenerative diseases and retinal degenerative diseases.

BNI is an equal opportunity employer.