Feb 11, 2021
University of Connecticut
Student [Non-service Worker]
UConn Health seeks to hire a research student worker for Orthopaedic Surgery. This is a temporary position working 10 hours per week. Primary responsibilities are to assist laboratory technicians with mouse colony handling under the director of the principal investigator.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:
Must be currently enrolled in college courses.
MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF STUDENT STATUS UPON APPLICATION: Acceptable documentation must include either a letter from an academic advisor on letterhead; or a course schedule listing current term of enrollment, name of educational institute and students name; official transcripts or Student Clearinghouse course schedule.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Basic Microsoft Office
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with mouse colonies.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Perform animal husbandry duties such as setting up genetically engineered mouse matings and weaning litters.
Monitor mice for signs of pregnancy and births.
Observe mice for any indications of discomfort or poor health.
Assign identification to mice by tattoo or by clipping ear notches and tail pieces.
Assist with mouse necropsy and tissue harvest.
SCHEDULE: 10 hours week as needed for laboratory projects.
HOURLY PAY: $12 hourly, no benefits.
Why UConn Health
UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.
UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at www.ethics.state.ct.us
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