Principal Animal Technician

Principal Animal Technician


The Principal Animal Technician will support the Animal Care Supervisor in scheduling the duties of the Husbandry Team (SIX technicians) to ensure all rooms are checked daily and all cages are changed weekly as well as in scheduling the rotation of the entire staff (20 people) in the Cage Wash area. They are also responsible for doing Supervisor Checks in all rooms daily to ensure that the rooms are being maintained according to the Hunters Point SOP’s and guidelines.

The Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (IND) at UCSF is pursuing a cutting-edge blend of basic science and clinical medicine to provide outstanding care to those suffering from neurodegenerative diseases.

Founded in 1999, the IND is committed to creating therapeutics that will halt diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and dementia resulting from traumatic brain injuries. The IND is poised to make serious contributions to this struggle at the frontier of neuroscience and medicine. The mission of the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases is to discover causes and develop cures for these illnesses with an innovative program of basic research and clinical medicine.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

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