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Behavior technician

Hiring Organization:
Oregon National Primate Research Center/OHSU

Date Posted:

Position Description:
The Behavior Technician will assist with program utilizing positive reinforcement training (PRT) to train nonhuman primates (NHPs) to cooperate with husbandry and research procedures; contribute to the behavioral management of NHPs, including monitoring socially housed NHPs for compatibility and assessing behavioral needs of NHPs and providing appropriate enrichment; contribute to the design and implementation of research devoted to psychological well being of research animals, including data collection, entry, and analysis.

?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
?Ability to read and follow oral and written instructions, use basic computer programs (including spreadsheets and graphics programs) and simple hand/power tools
?Ability to think strategically and work accordingly, producing effective results and working efficiently within the time constraints of the position
?Ability to work both independently and in group settings
?Ability to prioritize work demands
?Valid Driver's License and the ability to drive DCM/ONPRC vehicles
?Ability to stand for long periods
?Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:
?Exposure to research setting
?1 year experience with PRT
?1 year training NHPs using PRT
?Proficient in Microsoft suite and statistical programs

?FTE: .50 FTE, Part Time
?Schedule: Monday - Friday, 12:00pm - 4:300pm
?Salary Range: $15.32 ? $18.00
?Location: Beaverton, OR (West Campus)
?Job Type: Research

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

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