Aquatics Laboratory Animal Technician: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


The Division of Comparative Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Date Posted: 07/25/2022
City: Chapel Hill
State: North Carolina
Primary Category: Technician
Type of Position: Research Technician

Description & Details:

The Laboratory Animal Technician is responsible for the daily care of research animals, including feeding, water quality monitoring, cage cleaning and sanitation, animal observation, handling and restraint, treatments, investigator support/communication, and facility maintenance. Feed involves the handling and care of live zooplankton insects. The candidate will be primarily working in the aquaculture facility and will also be cross-trained in other exotic species.

This position is scheduled to work Monday-Friday, weekends and holidays on a rotating basis. Emergency duties required during adverse weather and/or other emergency situations



* Must be able to achieve AALAS certification at the ALAT level within the first year in this position.
* Qualified applicants must have a demonstrated ability to work well with others.
* Requires a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate.


High school diploma or equivalent.
Animal technician training.
* Experience in a laboratory animal setting.
* Working knowledge of herpetology and aquatic species (fish).
*Certification by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) at the ALAT level or higher strongly preferred.

To Apply:

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certification/licenses
  3. List of References

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