Job Summary

Provide support with animal handling, husbandry, assisting with procedures (using specialty equipment), and routine procedures to support grant activities for a NIH funded project. After-hours and on-call responsibilities may be required


***This position is 0.55 FTE with the option to grow to 1.0 FTE in January 2023***


  • High school diploma/GED
  • 4 years of experience equivalent combination of experience and education will be accepted including BS or BA in Animal Sciences, Biomedical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 6 months of experience in a research group
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Willingness to receive training in and perform terminal animal experiments.
  • Ability to work with computers and general lab equipment.
  • Ability to organize and maintain the lab.
  • Ability to follow basic lab safety precautions.
  • Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills.

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  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • This was formerly classified as an operational/technical position; an internal lateral transfer will retain same benefit standing
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply