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Emory University's School of Medicine: Division of Animal Resources (DAR) is seeking an Assistant Colony Manager to join their team!
The Assistant Colony Manager will assist in managing a colony of laboratory animals, maximizing efficiency of their breeding, research utilization and recovery of maintenance costs.
Responsible for documenting breeding activities including:
genealogies and testing results;
assisting in arranging/collection of biological samples;
culling, introduction of new animals; and
Will train faculty and staff one-on-one the basics of breeding management and participate in the annual training course.
Will assume timekeeper responsibilities in the absence of the Colony Manager.
Performs additional responsibilities, as assigned.
A bachelor's degree.
Two years of experience working with laboratory animals.
Must have a working understanding of principles of animal breeding, genetics and behavior of one or more relevant species.
Experience with relational databases and spreadsheets.
AALAS LATG certification preferred.
NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.
Internal Number: 62003
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