lundi 18 avril 2016
Job Title: ANIMAL TRAINING SPECIALIST - RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Hiring Org: Southwest National Primate Research Center located at Texas Biomedical Research Institute – San Antonio, TX, www.txbiomed.org
Duties for this position include training nonhuman primates to cooperate with colony management, husbandry, and/or research procedures using positive reinforcement training (PRT) techniques, assessing effectiveness of the training procedures, instructing others (e.g., caretakers, technicians) in PRT techniques, and maintaining records.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Required: Bachelor’s degree in biology, zoology, psychology, anthropology, or related field. Demonstrated experience training animals using positive reinforcement techniques; at least one year experience working with animals on a professional level; good organizational skills; good oral and written communications skills, and the ability to work independently.
Preferred: Coursework in primatology, work experience with nonhuman primates, training experience with exotic species, public speaking experience.
This is a full-time salaried (exempt) position. Texas Biomed business hours are Monday through Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Application packets are accepted electronically or in hard copy. Apply online at http://www.txbiomed.org/about/employment. Complete application packet is a requirement for all positions. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. EOE