Supervisor, Animal Research

  • UNR - Office of Animal Resources
  • reno, nv
  • May 23, 2019
Full time Research

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Animal Research Supervisor for the Department of Animal Resources. The position is responsible for the assessment and implementation of cost-efficient labor utilization for all animal care husbandry and research services on the UNR main campus. Other duties include, but are not limited to: ensuring that the animal care staff are properly allocated to activity areas by type and complexity of function on a daily basis; working with faculty and staff to guide them in their housing plans and research procedural resources in support of scientific and educational projects; utilizing vertebrate animals across campus in alignment with institutional, state, and federal animal welfare regulatory standards; assisting in the spirit of educational partnership and compliance to provide UNR with continuing oversight of approved animal use protocols, policies, and procedures; participating in the weekly staff training sessions and sometimes leading the training to assure animal care staff advance in their knowledge and technical skills; and other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

Bachelors and three (3) years OR a Masters and two (2) years of experience.

Related Experience: Research setting where laboratory animals were used.


A valid Class “C” driver’s license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.


Preferred Qualification

Candidate with experience in research and teaching settings where vertebrate animals are used in grant funded projects are encouraged to apply.