Animal Technician Assistant at University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky

Posted in Facilities 6 days ago.

Job Description:

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details

Job Title

Animal Technician Assistant

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Lexington, KY

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Physical Requirements

Ability to Lift 50lb, Ability to stand for extended periods of time.


Monday-Friday 9a-1p, some weekends are required

Job Summary

The Ambystoma Genetic Stock Center is seeking a motivated individual who will assist us with husbandry of the world's largest collection of Ambystoma mexicanum. The primary job responsibility will be to perform husbandry duties in the care of this aquatic scecies. Other responsibilities will include pairing of animals, collection of embryos.

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Knowledge of genetic principles is preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?


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University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Applicant Documents

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  1. Resume
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  1. Curriculum Vita