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Animal Laboratory Technician I

Animal Resources Los Angeles, California

Provides routine and technical care to animals for experimental use under direct supervision.

The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology, and international business, USC’s diverse curricular offerings provide extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study, and collaboration with leading researchers in highly advanced learning environments. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge. For more information, visit


•Ensures that animals are provided care in accordance with state and federal regulations to promote physical and psychological well-being and minimize discomfort
•Maintains cleanliness and organization of cages, equipment, surgical and storage facilities. Maintains storeroom supplies. Performs routine cleaning of animal lodging facilities. Maintains computerized animal identification records; prepares medical histories on animals
•Prepares and distributes food and water; prepares special diet plans. Exercises larger animals confined to small cages. Treats animals for external and internal parasites. Isolates sick animals and notifies veterinarian; disposes of dead animals
•Collects and processes diagnostic samples. Administers drugs and other treatments. Assists Veterinarians and Principal Investigators with handling animals during procedures
•Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time

Minimum Field of Expertise:

Minimum Education: High school or equivalent, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 1 year, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience
Minimum Field of Expertise: Completion of training for Assistant ALT Certification

Desirable qualifications:

Preffered Education: Associate Degree

Preffered Experience: 2 years

Preferred Field of Expertise:Assistant ALT Certification with experience in a veterinary hospital kennel or animal research laboratory

Skills: Animal Handling

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting

REQ20065415 Posted Date: 09/13/2018

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