About the position
Comparative Medicine Services (CMS) at Tufts University in downtown Boston has an opening for a Preclinical Services (PS) Technologist. This position is part of an expert veterinary team that provide hands on services for in-vivo research studies at Tufts University. This is a mid-level veterinary technologist position with room to grow into our senior PS technologist position (also available for less experienced candidates is an associate technologist position). The PS technologists are responsible for coordinating and performing some or all of animal research projects including procedural care for both rodent and non-rodent models. Study support may involve surgical assistance such as suturing and basic surgery, laparoscopic assistance, anesthesia, and post-procedural care. They will assist in study development and coordination, inventory, ordering supplies, protocol writing, and generating estimates and study sheets for proposed work; and of course, animal (and staff) enrichment activities. Other work may include tissue harvest and use of laboratory equipment including centrifuge, microscopes, etc. Tufts University supports continuing education and AALAS and ASR certifications including a bonus incentive program. The candidate for this position must have a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Science or Technology, Animal Science, Biological Sciences, or related field and 1-3 years Veterinary Technician or laboratory animal medicine experience. AALAS certification is recommended, and the technologist will be required to achieve Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT) certification within 3 years of employment, AND/OR demonstrated equivalent experience; excellent written and verbal skills; detail oriented and superb organization skills; the individual must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and be capable of functioning independently with minimal supervision.
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Tufts University
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How to Apply:
Interested individuals should send their resume with a cover letter including their salary requirements to:

Courtney Bogins, BS, CVT, SRA, RLATG
Preclinical Services Supervisor
Tufts Comparative Medicine Services
Tufts University
136 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02111

If you require additional information, please contact Courtney at 617-636-5661 or via e-mail at Courtney.Bogins@Tufts.edu