Perform pre/post-surgery animal care and monitor followingbrain and spinal cord surgeries; assist to collect behavioral dataand perform computer analysis as needed; perform histology andimmunostaining and microscopic image analysis.Review and improve the assigned experimental protocols. Prepareand submit animal protocols renewals/amendments, and allprotocols/paperwork for lab compliance related issues, and preparethe lab for all inspections. Plan and conduct laboratory researchin accordance with stipulated protocols and quality and safetystandards.Monitor the quality of a team’s work and report on the accuracyof their results; advise undergraduate students related to theirassigned lab work. Oversee daily activities of volunteers andsupervise OPS staff.General laboratory maintenance, including ordering, inventory,managing compliance with hazardous waste and biological safetyrequirements, routine record keeping, maintaining stock solutions.Order lab supplies, maintain an inventory of lab supplies, andprepare justification for lab equipment requests. Operate requisitelaboratory equipment and instruments; record data; maintain andmake minor adjustments to equipment. Responsible for and requiredto protect laboratory intellectual property. This includesmaintaining confidential data accurately and safely in accordancewith laboratory notebook SOPs and UF IP policy. Archive and signlab notebooks. Prepare and collect lab monthly reports.Assist in data compiling and data analysis, quantification,graphs to prepare figures for presentation in abstracts andmanuscripts for publication. Proven knowledge in animal care and has ability to humanely andcompassionately work with animals for medical research.Experience in laboratory management and/or willing to learn tomanage an active preclinical research laboratory to adhere with allState and Federal regulatory requirements.Organizational skills with respect to data and timemanagement.Ability to communicate clearly using both oral and writtenroutes.Skills with working with various computer software and willingto work as a team member. Biological Scientist II In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter andresume.The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination withrespect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,national origin, political opinions or affiliations, geneticinformation and veteran status in all aspects of employmentincluding recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, andtraining.The UF Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) verifiesthat all personnel listed on new and continuing animal useprotocols are included in the Animal ContactProgram , a medical monitoring program. Access to Animal CareServices managed facilities or vivaria also requires programparticipation.This is a time limited position.This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are stillunder consideration and need not apply.Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting enddate. Job Description: Expected Salary: Preferred Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: Classification Title: $40,000 – $50,000 The Department of Anesthesiology is seeking candidates with provenknowledge in animal care and has ability to humanely andcompassionately work with animals for medical research. Thisposition will be responsible for the day-to-day organization andmanagement of a preclinical research laboratory specializing inrodent models of brain and spinal cord injury.Duties to include: Special Instructions to Applicants: Health Assessment Required:Yes Bachelor’s degree in biology or a closely related field and threeyears of relevant experience; or a Master’s degree in biology or aclosely related field and one year of relevant experience; Doctoraldegree in biology or a closely related field.