Aquatics Research Support Technician: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Division of Comparative Medicine
|Type of Position:||Research Technician - Advanced|
Description & Details:
The Research Support Technician performs a variety of research support and husbandry duties. The candidate will be primarily working in the aquaculture facility and will also be cross-trained in other exotic species. This position is responsible for the daily care of research animals including cage cleaning and sanitation, animal observation, handling and restraint, feeding, water quality monitoring and mitigation, and system maintenance. Feed involves the handling and care of live zooplankton and insects. Research Support duties may include colony management, embryo production, husbandry research, administering routine treatments as directed by veterinary/vet care staff, administering special feed and water, dosing, and sample collection. This position is also responsible for assessing animal health and triaging issues.
- Demonstrated experience performing animal husbandry in a laboratory animal environment or aquaculture facility.
- College level coursework in chemistry.