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The Sloan Kettering Institute is seeking a Senior Animal Husbandry Technician .
Perform routine rodent husbandry duties such as the maintenance of breeding colonies including but not limited to setting up matings, checking plugs, cross-fostering newborn mice, weaning, tail cutting for genotyping, and toe-clipping/ear punching for animal identification. Initiate e-transfer of animals to investigators.
Provide specialized husbandry service including but not limited to C-section of pregnant females, clipping teeth of mice with malocclusion, assisting females in dystocia, and superovulating mice by hormone injection.
Perform routine non-surgical procedures such as IP, IV (retro-orbital or tail vein), and subcutaneous injections, euthanasia of neonatal mice and adult mice (by cervical dislocation), and application of anesthesia (IP injection and inhalation).
Collect data for keeping of mouse colonies electronically (thorough use of Microsoft Office, FileMaker Pro or other programs).
Communicate with investigators (within and outside of MSKCC), Core staff members, and RARC staff verbally & electronically.
A Bachelor or Associate degree in Animal Science, Vet. Tech. or other biological sciences.
At least one year of work experience with mice or other rodents #LI-SB1
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Internal Number: 7977773
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