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Job Title:   Manager, Veterinary Tech Services
Pay Grade:   9
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
Position Number:   000476
Department / Hospital:   OPHTHALMOLOGY

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. Our Faculty teach students who represent the future of medicine. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.

The University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Department of Opthalmology, McKnight Vision Research Center, has a vacancy for a Manager, Veterinary Tech Services.The Manager will oversee operations of the McKnight Animal Care Facility and performs animal husbandry as needed. Other duties include managing operation of the Surgical Core Facility of the McKnight Vision Research Center and assist investigators in the planning and conduct of animal experiments.Provide assistance to faculty members and their students and staff in performing survival surgery and technical procedures associated with their experimental animal models.Provide training in new animal procedures and surgery.Provide service as a resource center for sharing animal models of ocular disease among vision scientists, for sharing ocular tissues of interest with other vision scientists, and for sharing non-ocular with investigators across campus.Provide advice, instruction, and assistance to investigators in maintaining and propagating colonies of genetically-modified or unique rodent strains, and in genotyping of the offspring.Oversee maintenance and use of the specialized research equipment and surgical suites. Maintain a detailed log of all experiments performed with the various investigators.

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant work experience. Laboratory animal use certification is preferred. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications will be considered. 

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. University of Miami Hospital is the flagship facility of UHealth, which also includes the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, along with dozens of outpatient facilities. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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