Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
Dedicated to discovering causes, prevention, treatments, and cures, Yerkes National Primate Research Center (NPRC) is fighting diseases and improving human health and lives worldwide. One of seven NPRCs funded by the NIH, Yerkes conducts studies that make breakthrough discoveries possible. Learn more at http://www.yerkes.emory.edu
Collaborate. Innovate. Serve. These three simple words capture what we do at Yerkes to help advance science and improve the health and well-being of humans and non-human primates. If you are someone with veterinary technician skills and supervisory experience who is familiar with laboratory animal medicine, this is an amazing opportunity to indirectly save and change lives and make a positive impact in the science and research community.
The Division of Animal Resources at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center at Emory University is currently seeking for an experienced Veterinary Technician III for a full-time position to support the Veterinary Medicine department’s Animal Biosafety Level 3 work in the Division of Animal Resources. The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and skill working with nonhuman primate and/or rodent infectious disease models at ABSL-3, including safe work practices, recognizing the appearance of abnormal health conditions, and providing veterinary care to animals and research support to investigators. Specifically, ABSL-3 work with SARS-CoV-2/ COVID19 will be a focus for this position. The qualified candidate will have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills and enjoy working on a team in a fast-paced environment. This position reports directly to the Vet Tech Supervisor and Chief of Clinical Operations.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING STATEMENT:
Yerkes NPRC in conjunction with Emory University conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which may include an INA and criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications, drug screening, and health assessment. Employment is contingent upon clear and/or acceptable results.
NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.
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