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Behavioral Neuroscience and Vivarium Lab Technician - Fall 23

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Work type: Student Employment
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Federal Work-Study

Job Title:

Behavioral Neuroscience and Vivarium Lab Technician

Department: Psychology
Student Employment Type: Federal Work-Study


Handling/weighing animals – I will mark the cage cards of animals that should be handled or weighed in Room 3 (room with rats).

Food/water/temp checks

Sweeping floors


Changing enrichment (replace nestlets or otherwise)



Glassware or items in sink: Wash with warm diluted soapy water (squeeze bottle with alconox), rinse thoroughly with tap water, then rinse 3-4 times with deionized water.

Sweep behavioral rooms to be sure no bedding or food

General straightening of lab

Lab organization



Specific lab tasks, as necessary and based on faculty needs (e.g., cleaning Prof. Haight's operant boxes)


Quinnipiac Undergraduate in Behavioral Neuroscience or other science or psychology field who is eligible for federal work study. (Because of the extensive training required, we ask that students plan to commit for at least 2 semesters.)

Hours of Position: 4.5 hours per week. Timing is flexible
Required Documents for Application:
  • Resume
  • Application
  • Note: New hires are required to complete online laboratory and animal care training via Blackboard and CITI. They also must complete some additional orientation modules, one of which requires completion of a Student/Employee Health Animal Handler’s Health History Questionnaire. This completed questionnaire should be shared with the new hire’s primary care physician.
Instructions to Applicants: Click Apply at the top of the page. Complete the required application.

Note to Faculty/Staff Applicants Only: If a final candidate is a current or previous Quinnipiac employee, the hiring manager must obtain a reference check from the candidate’s current or former manager before making an offer of employment. If the candidate's current or most-recent Quinnipiac supervisor is unavailable, the hiring manager should contact Talent Acquisition for assistance in determining the appropriate alternate contact:

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