The Department of Animal Science Research Farm is seeking a Farm Animal Research Technician. This position will supervise technicians and students in the feeding and care of research animals and monitor animal health and environmental conditions. This position will also assist faculty with various research projects and clinical instruction of students. Additional responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Bachelor’s degree in Animal Husbandry or related field
2 years of general farm experience
1 year of dairy/swine/beef/poultry experience
In lieu of degree, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience; Associate’s + 4 years’ experience and High School/GED + 6 years’ experience
Working knowledge of nutrition, animal behavior, animal husbandry and recordkeeping
Ability to transport and properly restrain animals utilizing a variety of techniques
Strong communications skills
Valid U.S. or Canadian driver’s license
Farm equipment experience
Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.
A background check is 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.
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