LARC Technician

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Richardson, TEXAS
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Posting Details
Posting Details

Posting Number S04600P
Position Title LARC Technician
Functional Title LARC Technician
Department Office of Research and Innovation
Salary Range $35,360
Pay Basis Monthly
Position Status Regular full-time
Location Richardson
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Open Date 05/10/2023
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date
Job Summary
To assist in the maintenance and operation of the animal experimentation/research facilities. Responsible for the performance of routine non-technical tasks.
The training schedule for the Animal Technician is M-F, 8am-5pm. Once adequate
training is accomplished (a few weeks depending on experience) new technicians
are required to work the weekends and take 2 days off during the week.  
Minimum Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent; must have effective communication and customer service skills.
Preferred Education and Experience
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Review, comprehend and comply with all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)and quality assurance standards pertaining to specific area.
  • Monitor daily animal health/welfare while performing daily animal health observations.
  • Perform animal husbandry duties to maintain quality/health of research animals includes daily bottle/cage checks; provide appropriate food/water; cage changing/cleaning.
  • Assist with restraint, handling and manipulation of various animal species as assigned by the on-site supervisor.
  • Dispose of animal carcasses following established procedures.
  • Observe & report problems involving animal care equipment and environmental support systems.
  • Maintain accurate departmental animal housing/support area record keeping.
  • Record animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols.
  • Receive, inspect and put away received incoming animals; ensure and provide for sentinel animals in each rodent housing area.
  • Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines.
  • Sanitize facilities, animal housing units, and ancillary animal care equipment.
  • Perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures.
Physical Activities
Working Conditions
Additional Information
What we have to Offer:
UT Dallas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusiveness. We offer an employee-friendly work environment with a comprehensive benefit package including:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Tuition Benefits
  • Medical insurance – including 100% paid employee medical coverage for full-time employees
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long and short-term disability
  • Retirement Plan Options
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Holidays

Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Lifting and reaching above the head, and being able to lift a maximum of 40lbs.
Remote work is not available for this position.
Special Instructions Summary
Important Message
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment. EOE, including disability/veterans. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the ADA Coordinator . For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator .

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