Knowledge of animal biology as would normally be acquired through completion of a B.S./B.A. degree in Biology, Zoology, Animal Science or closely related discipline or 5 years of equivalent animal experience and course work in mouse husbandry, colony management and genetics.
Experience with laboratory animals to include basic husbandry practices, handling, and use for experimentation is essential. Have (or able to gain) proficiency with biomethods including dosing (i.e., IP, IM, PO, SC and IV), blood collection (i.e., submandibular and cardiac), tissue collection, and basic surgical skills and aseptic techniques.
The ability to accurately record, document, and analyze data is essential; demonstrated, excellent computer software and database skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, AXAPTA and all other appropriate software used in Jackson Laboratory operations.
Ability to be flexible and multi-task in a fast-paced team environment while consistently maintaining a positive and professional demeanor. Detail-oriented and meticulous, with proven, excellent organization skills.
Demonstrable experience in experimental study methodology, implementation, data analysis, and data interpretation is required.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume as one document by copy and pasting or uploading.
The incumbent must be able to effectively work with other team members, as well as various members of the Laboratory and external vendors. Excellent written and oral communication skills sufficient to permit clear and effective exchange of information with people representing a wide diversity of disciplines and levels of sophistication is essential.