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Zebrafish Facility Technician / Manager

Position: Zebrafish Facility Technician / Manager

Candidate profile: Scientific graduate with aquarium husbandry knowledge and experience running zebrafish  facilities.

 

Main functions:                                                                                                                                                

  1. Perform and manage general husbandry functions.
  2. Responsible for initial set-up, maintenance, and care of aquarium tanks and inhabitants.
  3. Detection/diagnosis and treatment of diseases of organisms.
  4. Diet preparation and animal feeding management.
  5. Equipment and installation maintenance.
  6. Zebrafish lines crossing, for screenings and line maintenance.
  7. Stock control and order placements.
  8. Facility team coordination and management.

 

Requisites:

  • Understanding of the aquarium hobby, including the biology and chemistry of water quality control.
  • Initiative, proactivity, and teamwork capacity.
  • Flexibility to different environments and situations.
  • Leadership skills, organization skills.
  • Attention to detail and organized.
  • Ability to work with basic elements of plumbing required for the building, repair, and maintenance of aquarium systems and equipment.
  • Previous experience working in zebrafish facilities.
  • Immediate availability.

 

Benefits:

  • Full-time job (40h), shifts Monday to Sunday, including festivities/bank holidays.
  • Starting as Zebrafish Facility Technician, with upgrading opportunities for Zebrafish Facility Manager once shown the capabilities, expertise and good fit into the team.

 

Would you like to be a part of our Team?

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