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Research Assistant

Hiring Organization:
Oregon National Primate Research Center/OHSU

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Position Description:
Key Responsibilities:

Contribute to psychological well being of research animals; work as member of a team to provide behavioral support for breeding groups of nonhuman primates (NHPs)
Assist in the selection and formation of breeding groups; oversee behavioral management plan for breeding groups of NHPs, including assessing and monitoring group dynamics, performing daily observations, and working closely with clinical and husbandry staff to ensure proper dispositon of animals in groups.
Serve as contact person for issues concerning NHPs in breeding groups; review literature and regulatory sources to evaluate and recommend implementation of psychological well being plans and protocols.


Bachelor's degree in Biology, Zoology, Psychology, or Anthropology.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate positively and effectively in oral and written formats, with research, administrative, and support staff regarding the needs and goals of the program.
Ability to interact with NHPs in a calm, respectful manner.
Computer program knowledge (including spreadsheets, graphics and statistical programs) and simple hand/power tools.
Knowledge of clinical issues and NHP behavior; ability to think strategicaly and work accordingly, producing effective results and working efficiently within the time constraints of the position.

1.0 FTE; Salary range $28,305 - $56,814

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):

Application Deadline:
November 30, 2012

For more information visit Oregon National Primate Research Center, job ID IRC38021.

Contact Information:
Adriane Maier
505 N.W.185 Ave
Beaverton, OR 97006

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