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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

At the Burke Neurological Institute in White Plains, New York, just 35 minutes outside of New York City, we bring hope to those living with neurological disabilities caused by a host of afflictions, including stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and Alzheimer’s disease. Our world-class neuroscience helps people see, remember, talk, write, and walk again. Hope demands innovation and brilliant science, and every day with our academic affiliate, Weill Cornell Medicine, we transform groundbreaking research into promising neurological treatments.

Burke Neurological Institute is an equal opportunity employer.