Lab Animal Care Supervisor - Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine - (18001802)
The Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DLAM) provides facilities, services, and information to facilitate effective research using laboratory animals at Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center in Boston and Tufts University in Medford. DLAM is also obligated to insure that animal care procedures and animal experimentation comply with federal, state, and local regulations.The management and operation of the animal care activities of all sites are integral to the animal care and use program. All centralized facilities are located within a 2-block radius, either in Boston or Medford, housing in excess of 40,000 animals daily.
The Supervisor, under the supervision of the Manager, will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of DLAM's animal facilities. In addition, this position is responsible for supervising 15-25 animal care staff employees and assisting in the development and implementation of all policies pertaining to the Husbandy and Facility Operations section of DLAM.
Associates Degree with a minimum of 1-3 years supervisory experience.
AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT) level or higher. If not AALAS certified at the Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) level, certification should be obtained within 1 year of employment.
The candidate should have experience in a research support environment and regulations governing animal research and must have demonstrated productivity and effective interpersonal skills.
Bachelor's Degree with 3-5 years of experience and LATG certification.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Nov 9, 2018, 2:21:55 PM
Internal Number: 89760
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