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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 7/23/2021

Reference Number: 000001506
Posted Date: 7/9/2021
Closing Date: 7/23/2021

Department: The Centre for Phenogenomics (TCP)
Position: Veterinary Technician

POSITION TITLE  Veterinary Technician
DEPARTMENT  The Centre for Phenogenomics
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Regular Full Time
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week
REPORTS TO  Supervisor, Technical Services

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) permanent full-time Veterinary Technician to start in August 2021.  Reporting to the Supervisor, Technical Services and as a key member of the Animal Resources 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.

In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

We are a fully committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Sinai Health community. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under our Access for People with Disabilities policy. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance.

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment, and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.


Posting open until July 23, 2021. 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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