Overview

Job details

Salary

$10 an hour

Job Type
Part-time
Temporary

Full Job Description

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives

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JOB TITLE:
Animal caretaker

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:
Please provide information about the goals/services your area provides

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Our Molecular Biology department is mainly research based. This position will help with mouse cage cleaning and preparation. Position will assist with genotyping by PCR animals in the colony.

What type of clients are served in your department (education majors, all students, faculty, staff)?

Grad students and Faculty

Does your department/area provide community services with the goal to improve the quality of life for community residents or to solve a particular problem related to those residents’ needs?

No

Job location: Agriculture C Room 5022

Pay rate or range: $10.00/hour

JOB PURPOSE:
Animal caretaker, will assist in the Gigley Lab

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with mouse cage cleaning and preparation.

Assist with genotyping by PCR animals in the colony.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education

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Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Physiology, Biology

Experience

: Previos lab work desired

Other requirements:
Must be eligible, have received and accepted work study award through Student Financial Aid for the applicable semester and/or academic year.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to work hard.

EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS APPLICABLE TO CAREERS:
Gain experience in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Physiology, Biology

REQUIRED MATERIALS:
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter and resume.

HIRING STATEMENT:
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email

jobapps@uwyo.edu

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ABOUT LARAMIE:
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit

http://visitlaramie.org/

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