This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit. This title is in Appendix A of the SUNY Policies of the Board of Trustees and, as a consequence, incumbents serving in this title are not eligible for permanent appointment (tenure), but, instead receive five year renewable term appointments.
Is responsible for the provision and coordination of laboratory animal services for utilization by staff and students in the medical biological and behavioral sciences. Assures appropriate veterinary care for laboratory animals with the use of DVM consultants and by directing disease control, prevention and euthanasia; directs/instructs project directors, faculty, technical and professional staff in the proper use and handling of animals as part of instructional and research programs; provides professional consultation with academic staff and undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in connection with research involving the use of laboratory animals; supervises research by graduate and professional students as required; plans for the development of animal facilities to meet the needs of expanding programs. May participate in instructional activities.
A Master's degree in animal husbandry or laboratory animal science or in one of the biological sciences; experience in the practical application of genetics, nutrition, and sanitation in the development of laboratory animals for research.
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