NYU School of Medicine Lab Asst (Animal Research) in New York, New York

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Position Summary:


We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Lab Asst (Animal Research).

In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing laboratory and animal rooms. Sanitizing animal cages and related equipment. Performing errands in support of departmental activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • ERRANDS Picks up and/or delivers items as necessary. Carries out errands according to Supervisor’s instructions. Completes errands promptly.
  • CAGE-WASH MACHINE OPERATION Cleans animal cages and equipment following established schedule. Prepares animal housing and equipment for cleaning process. Operates cage-wash machines correctly, following safety guidelines. Notifies the Supervisor in the event of equipment malfunction.
  • CLEANING Assembles necessary supplies and equipment needed to complete duties. Sweeps and mops all areas thoroughly. Empties all trash receptacles and disposes of trash properly. Disposes of laboratory waste in accordance with established protocols. Performs additional cleaning as required, or upon request.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Able to speak and write fluent English.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.NYU School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.


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NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.