Essential Job Duties: This position provides laboratory and teaching assistance for a variety of courses taught to Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) students at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. The majority of instruction time is with anatomy courses. For anatomy courses, the position assists in the anatomy teaching laboratory, including: general lab maintenance, specimen collection, preparation and repair of models, preparation of cadavers for dissection, laboratory instruction of DVM students in gross anatomical courses (including preparation of, and grading, practical examinations), and possibly the handling of live animals for use in palpation classes. Participation in other courses is expected and this includes instructional support of histology and physiology in an integrated curriculum. Responsibilities in these courses will vary and may include laboratory set up (supplies/specimens), microscope set up, administering and grading exams, and assisting with instruction.
North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) prepares the next generation of veterinarians and veterinarian scientists, conducts bench and clinical research to solve animal and human health problems, addresses critical ecosystem and public health issues, helps protect the U.S. food supply, and promotes a clearer understanding and appreciation of the ramifications related to the growing human-animal bond that is at the center of these concerns.
Posting Number: PG190786SP Internal Recruitment: No Anticipated Hiring Range: $47,000-$48,000 Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm; occasional overtime Job Location: Raleigh, NC
Minimum Experience/Education: Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Other Required Qualifications: -Knowledge of animal biology and basic anatomy. -Familiarity with biological chemical fixatives. -Will have understanding of all regulatory standards that apply to a laboratory in which live animals and formalin fixed specimens are used. -Google suite products, MS Word and MS Excel for communication and data collection.
Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with cadaver fixation methods. Knowledge to safely use, measure, and prepare chemical fixatives. Instructional experience. Competent with use of audiovisual technologies.
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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