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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 4/15/2020

Reference Number: 000001306
Posted Date: 3/25/2020
Closing Date: 4/15/2020

Department: TCP
Position: Veterinary Technician

POSITION TITLE  Veterinary Technician
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Temporary Full Time
HOURS OF WORK 37.5 hours per week
REPORTS TO  Facility Manager


The Centre for Phenogenomics (TCP) is a state-of-the-art research centre enabling groundbreaking research and discovery with the goal of advancing human health.  We are the largest Centre in Canada, brought about through an innovative scientific collaboration among preeminent research hospitals including Mount Sinai Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children. The TCP is a globally acclaimed Canadian resource that serves researchers throughout the world.  Located in the heart of Toronto’s Discovery District, the TCP pools functional expertise and resources under one roof, all to enable the best science, supported by the best infrastructure.  Our ability to generate, hold, analyze, archive and distribute a critical mass of genetically engineered mice is unique.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research. 

TCP has an opening for one (1) temporary full-time Veterinary Technician to start in April 2020 for a one year term.  Reporting to the Supervisor, Technical Services and as a key member of the Facility Operations Team, the incumbent will provide specialized technical and clinical services to a variety of research projects.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, husbandry, training, quality assurance, ensuring the health and welfare of the mice, administration of treatments, providing technical services and working with a specialized colony management database.  Other responsibilities include: working cooperatively with scientific staff and fellow team members; maintaining detailed records.  The work is conducted in a highly regulated environment according to standard operating procedures.

The successful candidate must be a graduate of a Veterinary Technician program and be certified as a Registered Laboratory Animal Technician (CALAS).  Preference will be given to applicants who have 3-5 years experience in a research setting with proven technical and surgical abilities with rodents. A good understanding of CCAC guidelines and OMAFRA regulations is required.  Applicants require excellent communication skills (both written & verbal), a strong work ethic, excellent interpersonal skills, be able to maintain a professional attitude and maintain high standards to detail.


Posting open until April 15th, 2020. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

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