Animal Biologist (Non-Human Primate)

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Full Job Description
Provide services as an Animal Biologist (Non-Human Primate) in support of the Scientific, Operations and Administrative Resources (SOAR) program at various Institutes and Centers within the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Conducts / provides behavioral testing on non-human primates.
Conducts MRI structural scans.
Handles and trains non-human primates.
Provides safe transportation of non-human primates.
Performs historical processing of non-human primate tissue.
Prepares/sterilizes surgical equipment and instruments.
Provides input into research protocol and performs surgical procedures on animals involved in research protocols.
Collects, maintains, and organizes MRI imaging data.
Performs health surveillance and assessment of non-human primates.
Provides training of new staff on the proper handling and testing of non-human primates.
Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

PhD, Level 5 or Bachelor’s, Levels 1 – 4 in Life Biological sciences
Level 1 – requires 1-2 years of relevant experience.
Level 2 – requires 3-4 years of relevant experience.
Level 3 – requires 5-7 years of relevant experience.
Level 4 – requires 8-10 years of relevant experience.
Level 5 – requires 11-13 years of relevant experience.
Experience working with animals’ non-human primates in a research environment.
Demonstrates Experience performing surgical procedures with non-human primates.
Experience analyzing experimental data.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with non-technical and technical staff.
Detail-oriented and possess strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by this position.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

GAP Solutions provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job, email us at recruiting@gapsi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.
 
 
 
 

 

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