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Veterinary Technician Job Detail:

Veterinary Anatomy Lab Technician
University of Minnesota
Twin Cities, MN     
Job Description:

All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.

Required Qualifications:
AAS Degree in Veterinary Technology or equivalent and physically able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications:
Credentialed Veterinary Technician (CVT/LVT/RVT) and animal anatomy experience/interest

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm

Job Duties (training provided}:
Maintaining a clean and safe working environment and assuring gross anatomy facilities and equipment are in proper working order.
Specimen preparation will include embalming and latex injection. Permanent specimen preparation will include dissection, plastination, freeze drying and vascular injection techniques.
Being available to answer student questions in all scheduled gross anatomy labs and whenever possible during unscheduled review sessions. Performing prosections for each anatomy lab period.
Assisting faculty with setup, proctor, , teardown and grading of examinations and assisting in preparation and dissemination of teaching materials.
Checking specimens out and in when loans are requested. Assisting students with specimen preparation projects.
Additional duties during times when classes are not in session (e.g., summer) include bone box inventories for veterinary anatomy courses, freezer inventories to establish stock and needs for teaching, permanent specimen preparations for use in teaching and lab facilities organization.
***This position is represented by a bargaining unit, AFSCME Technical. Dues or fair share deductions will be made.***

Salary Range: $31,491.20 to $43,451.20 USD/year

About the Department
The Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department educates students in the biomedical sciences; discovers new knowledge about animal and human health and disease through scientific research; translates new knowledge into useful applications; and communicates knowledge to health professionals, animal producers, industry, and scientists.

How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Activities" page and uploading documents there. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

Background Check Information
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