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Lab Supervisor in Psychological and Brain Sciences

The Laboratory Supervisor in the Psychological and Brain Sciences department at Fairfield University plays a crucial role in supporting the scientific research in the Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience programs.  Primary responsibilities include maintaining the well-being of laboratory animals and ensuring the conditions vital to the well-being of animals are continuously met in accordance with the Animal Welfare Act as implemented through the U.S. Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. Other responsibilities include training and coordinating work study students in animal and human subjects research, assisting researchers in aspects of experimental procedures, preparing research laboratory spaces for laboratory classroom studies,  and maintaining equipment and computer software in animal and human subjects research labs in the Department.
Position: Lab Supervisor in Psychological and Brain Sciences
Organization: Fairfield University
Location: Fairfield,  CT 
United States
Posting Start Date: 9/15/2023
Date Posted: 9/11/2023

Associates Degree in a relevant field; a Bachelor's Degree is preferred.

AALAS Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATg) Certification or Licensed Veterinary Technician is highly desirable.

Previous experience working with laboratory animals, specifically rodents, is highly desirable.

Knowledge of basic scientific principles and experimental techniques is an advantage.

Ability to handle and restrain rodents safely and effectively is preferred.

Strong attention to detail, organization, and record-keeping skills.

Physical capability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, and perform routine tasks that may require standing or bending for extended periods.

Status: This listing expires on: 12/10/2023
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Fairfield University

Fairfield,  CT 06824
United States
Shannon Harding