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Research Assistant - SNPRC

Hiring Organization:
Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Date Posted:
2018-09-05

Position Description:
Duties for this position include preparing, assessing, and distributing enrichment to nonhuman primates. Additionally, this position involves the creation of enrichment schedules, the maintenance of computerized records, monitoring of behavior, behavior data collection, meeting participation and some public speaking. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Behavioral Services.

OTHER: This is a full time salary (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 http://www.txbiomed.org/about/employment. 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

Qualifications/Experience:
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Required: BS degree in animal science, anthropology, psychology, zoology, or related field. At least one-year experience working with animals. Good organizational skills, good oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently. Preferred: Coursework in primatology. Work experience with nonhuman primates. Experience with designing/building enrichment devices and experience with power tools. Experience with behavioral data collection. Public speaking experience preferred.

Application Deadline:
Open until filled.

Contact Information:
Linda Cipriano
8715 W. Military Drive
San Antonio, TX 78227
USA

Telephone Number:
210-258-9699

Fax Number:
210-670-3328

Website:
http://www.txbiomed.org

E-mail Address:
lcipriano@txbiomed.org

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