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The University of Michigan, Department of Internal Medicine, is seeking
candidates for a Research Specialist Intermediate position in the Division of
Cardiovascular Medicine. We are seeking a highly experienced animal research
manager to manage the animal protocols, experimental records, and related
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Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first
2:1 Match on retirement savings
Oversee all animal experiments and related management activity.
Ensure laboratory animal experiments are adherent to biosecurity, animal
care and welfare policies.
Manage and control colony size of experiment animals.
Responsible for writing, amending, and renewing animal protocols.
Develop animal experiment SOPs and ensure they are followed.
Perform animal experiment procedures.
Provide training and mentoring to less-experienced personnel.
Ensure proper record-keeping, including daily and weekly checking on
experimental animal records.
Ensure that animal experiment related equipment is maintained in good
working condition, properly certified, and maintained in a clean and
Effectively communicate with ULAM, ACSO and IACUC.
Maintain open communication with laboratory staff and ULAM personnel to
timely address/resolve issues, concerns and suggestions.
Recommend and implement techniques to improve animal colony management and
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in life sciences or related
3+ years related experience in a laboratory animal care/experiment
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated computer skills (data input, word processing).
Advanced degree in a related scientific or business discipline.
Veterinary technician certification.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug
testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may
use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background
screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-
employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or
additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and
selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This
opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the
minimum posting period has ended.
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COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan
students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan
Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021. This includes
those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is
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