Senior Animal Care Associate - Center for Comparative Medicine - Administration

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7065585 (Ref:3615-en_US)

Posted: March 27, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

Performs activities related to research animal care.  Writes and updates standard operating procedures, and conducts quality assurance walkthroughs.  Manages mouse colonies and provides health checks and husbandry services for animals.

Job Duties
  • Performs activities related to research animal care.
  • Writes and updates standard operating procedures.
  • Conducts quality assurance walkthroughs of facilities; provides monthly report to director.
  • Trains new employees on standard operating procedures, colony management, and husbandry standards.
  • Manages mouse colonies and provides health checks and husbandry services for animals.
  • Establishes work schedules and assigns activities for animal care staff.
  • May oversee the quarantine of mice and rats imported into the facility in addition to the re-derivation and sentineling processes.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience Required: Four years of relevant experience.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7065585 (Ref:3615-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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