• Full Time
  • Boston

Website Boston University

Located on the BU Medical Campus, NEIDL

Located at the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) Max Containment Facility, the Animal Research Services (ARS) team is hiring at the levels of Assistant, Technician, and Specialist.

Join a motivated, innovative team dedicated to providing safe and humane husbandry, technical, and research support for a variety of laboratory animals to promote the study and mitigation of infectious diseases. Receive unique biocontainment training with opportunities for continuing education and growth. Will perform these duties at BioSafety Levels 2, 3 & 4.  

Previous experience is required.  BS, CVT, ALAT or higher preferred.

Essential functions include:
Strict adherence to the BIOSAFETY PROGRAM, including: strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas including room or facility personnel entry; use of personnel protective equipment (PPE including PAPR & containment suit), decontamination of all equipment and material moving into controlled areas
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, including health monitoring and cagewash
Comprehensive SURGICAL SUPPORT responsibilities including veterinary nursing
Perform and comply with SELECT AGENT PROGRAM
Technical responsibilities including TECHNICAL RESEARCH SUPPORT
TRAINING AND DOCUMENT DEVELOPMENT, including the ability to train peers and contribute to program development and refinement

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