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Company: University of Missouri
Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Hiring Department
Veterinary Pathobiology
Job Description
The NIH-funded Mutant Mouse Resource & Research Center (MMRRC) and Rat Resource & Research Center (RRRC) serve as unique repositories for rodent models that are important to the biomedical community. The mission of these Centers is to supply biomedical investigators with mice and rats, embryonic stem cells, related reagents, protocols, and technical services that they require for their research. You can learn more about the MMRRC at and more about the RRRC at .
The MMRRC and the RRRC are currently seeking a Research/ Lab Technician Senior to join their team to support a range of repository and research initiatives. The position requires a detail-oriented person who can perform hands on rodent colony work as well as relevant data entry. In addition to routine animal husbandry work, this position will also involve rodent breeding, weaning, sample collection, data entry and colony record maintenance. The position requires knowledge of and thorough compliance with all biosecurity measures that are critical for Resource Center operations.
Top 5 Reasons to Work at the MMRRC and RRRC:

  • We are independent Centers that have been continually funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for over 20 years. Our Centers provide a unique opportunity to be creative and think big while having access to the resources of a large university and strong support from NIH.
  • Our work has global impact. As one of four national MMRRCs and the only Rat Center (one of 2 in the world), we serve investigators both in the US and around the world.
  • We operate with an entrepreneurial spirit and are always willing to test new ideas and strategies from all members of our team.
  • We support a healthy work-life balance.
  • We provide opportunities for cross-training and professional development. Your success is our success.
    Starting Salary Range: $18.00-$20.00 per hour
    GGS Grade: 006
    University Title: Senior Research/Lab Technician
    Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
    Monday - Friday with some scheduled weekend work necessary. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Minimum Qualifications
    High school diploma or equivalent and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Mouse and rat handling experience.
    • BA/BS in life sciences or animal science is preferred.
    • Must possess excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, and be able to work individually and in a team setting. Columbia Missouri Information
      Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.
      Benefit Eligibility
      This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at
      Values Commitment
      We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.
      In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.
      Equal Employment Opportunity
      Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.
      To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.
      Know Your Rights
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Keywords: University of Missouri, Columbia , RESEARCH/LAB TECHNICIAN SENIOR, Healthcare , Columbia, South Carolina

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