Rockefeller University Animal Technician in New York, New York
Job Title Animal Technician
Laboratory / Department Integrative Neuroscience
We are a group of physicists looking at living beings as a source of inspiration to create new mathematical descriptions of nature. We try to model their complexity, organization and self-assembling properties to answer the following questions: How can imprecise and noisy molecular machinery perform accurate tasks? How can the brain make complex and accurate computations using unreliable neurons?
The Integrative Neuroscience Laboratory is looking for an animal technician to join our team. Will oversee all aspects of life support, water quality control, and animal care for a small cephalopod operation and support the design and implementation of future expansions.
High School diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree and educational emphasis in biology, chemistry, or the life sciences preferred. Must be interested in and enthusiastic about working Cephalopods. Previous experience working with Cephalopods preferred. Must be able to manage water quality and assist in future expansion design and implementation. Excellent organization skills to handle multiple tasks at once, and strong written and oral communication skills required. Must be enthusiastic about learning, a team player, and have strong commitment and responsibility. Must have the ability to anticipate and execute beyond given tasks and responsibilities. The successful candidate must have extensive experience setting up and maintaining salt-water aquaria and marine life.
This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans