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Research Assistant

Hiring Organization:
Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Date Posted:

Position Description:
This individual will work in the Behavioral Services department helping to improve the well-being of nonhuman primates at the facility. Duties include socializing nonhuman primates, monitoring the behavior of nonhuman primates and making recommendations to veterinary and colony management personnel, and collecting behavioral data. Duties may also include planning enrichment strategies for nonhuman primates, and preparation and provision of enrichment. The individual will keep and review written and computer-based records, and summarize and analyze data. The individual will also participate in annual training seminars for departmental staff. The individual will be working in the Behavioral Services department.

OTHER: This is a full-time salaried (exempt) position. Texas Biomed business hours are Mondays through Fridays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Texas Biomed is committed to a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen is required.

Apply online at Application packets are accepted electronically or in hard copy. A completed application packet is a requirement for all positions. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Required: Bachelor degree in anthropology, psychology, zoology, or related field. One year experience with animals. Good organizational and computer skills, good oral and written communications skills, and the ability to work independently. Preferred: Course work in primatology preferred. Experience with nonhuman primates highly desirable. Experience with behavioral observation and data collection with nonhuman primates.

This is a full-time salaried (exempt) position. Paid Holidays ~ Paid Vacation Leave ~ Paid Sick/Emergency Leave ~ Health Care Plan ~ Dental Care Plan ~ Vision Care Plan ~ Section 125 Plan ~ Life Insurance ~ Tuition Reimbursement ~ Retirement Plan

Term of Appointment:
Full time employment. Employee will normally work Monday - Friday, 8AM to 5PM.

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Contact Information:
Linda Cipriano
7620 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78227

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