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Laboratory Animal Sciences Technician

at Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute

Posted: 7/17/2019
Job Reference #: B56F5B94A93A4ABD4F3E8528375442FB

Job Description

Category : Scientific Research

Location/City : NM - Albuquerque

Laboratory Animal Sciences Technician

Job# 2019.072.S




Under general direction, the Laboratory Animal Sciences Technician will perform a variety of tasks following established techniques and procedures. The Technician will provide daily husbandry and observations of research animals; assist in study execution; maintain animal areas, supplies and equipment; collect samples from and administers agents to research animals as IACUC approved studies require.  


Documents laboratory work to acceptable standards and maintains laboratory/medical equipment and supplies in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), protocols and regulations. The successful candidate will assist in administrative functions of study execution such as labeling collection tubes and transporting supplies to appropriate area, and performing all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.



Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and one year of demonstrated work experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained.


Requires strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Preferred computer proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, Internet Explorer, Outlook and the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed.


Requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and other heavy equipment, pushing, bending, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, outdoor work, working in extremes temperature and humidity.  Must be able to wear a respirator and protective clothing or equipment. A Post-offer physical and background check/security clearance are required.  Ability to gain and maintain access to Kirtland Air Force base (KAFB) is required.


ALAT Certification is preferred


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The Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute Family of Companies is an Equal Opportunity employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. We are committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regarding to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. All applicants and employees are further protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing or discussing the compensation of other applicants or employees. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click here.


For assistance with our application process, including reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities to participate in the application process, please send an email to or call 505-348-9400.

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