The Laboratory Animal Resource (LAR) group at Princeton University is a centralized administrative department reporting to the Dean for Research and is responsible for animal and veterinary care of all research animals at Princeton University. The Rodent Breeding Technician provides support in all Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) Facilities. This position reports directly to the LAR Staff Veterinarian.
The Rodent Breeding Technician performs the following duties, under the supervision and/or direction of LAR veterinarians: perform day-to-day assessement and maintenance of rodent colonies and breeding lines for continuity, time-mating of mice, genotyping, and other related responsibilities for maintenance of transgenic rodent colonies. The Rodent Breeding Technician must have knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in transgenic rodent colony maintenance and breeding.
Rodent Breeding and Colony Management
Colony management, care and breeding, as directed by the investigator or veterinarian. Management includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Clinical Rodent Care – the Rodent Breeding Technician may assist the Veterinary Technicians with the following duties related to veterinary care:
Compliance and Quality Assurance
Other Duties As Assigned by the Staff Veterinarian
Minimum 10 years of experience working with transgenic rodent colonies.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a laboratory animal resources team and ability to share knowledge with other animal care staff, students, and new researchers.
Proven ability to work independently and communicate well at different levels within the organization, and work well with a diverse team for a common goal consistent with the mission of the Laboratory Animal Resources Department.
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