• Full Time
  • Boston

Boston University

The Animal Science Center is part of the Office of Research, a group dedicated to aiding the research community in navigating the lifecycle of their work, from finding funding to creating proposals to helping inventions find their way to the public.

This position does not work directly with animals.

The Materials Management Technician will be part of a team that will process all animal caging and supplies used in the care of research laboratory animals. This position will be responsible for keeping all cagewash areas operating smoothly, including routine maintenance on cagewash equipment. The team will spearhead energy saving projects and continuous improvement initiatives involving its activities. The team will maintain facility supplies in an organized manner and deliver clean supplies as needed. Will perform other duties as assigned.


This position is eligible for the generous tuition remission program at Boston University, which extends to your dependents as well.

Required SkillsHigh School diploma or GED, experience with machinery a plus.
Complete Initial Health Questionnaire
Complete OSHA Respiratory Medical Evaluation Questionnaire
TB skin test within past year / TB skin test within past 6 months if working with NHP’s
Proof of two Measles, Mumps, or Rubella vaccinations or positive measles titer
Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (TDAP) vaccination if not vaccinated within past 10 years
Functional capacity evaluation – A functional capacity evaluation is set of tests, practices, and observations that are combined to determine the ability of the evaluated person to function in a variety of circumstances, most often employment, in an objective manner.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

To apply for this job email your details to katehoff@bu.edu