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Biosecurity Research Institute


The Biosecurity Research Institute is one of the most innovative employers in our area. Joining our team means working alongside motivated, experienced staff to facilitate cutting-edge research, training, and education related to the health and safety of plants, animals, and food.

  • We value teamwork, diversity, and personal growth; these values form a solid foundation for our organizational goals of promoting safe, inventive research to benefit our region, our nation, and our world.

  • Our team takes pride in supporting the important research activities conducted at our facility. We seek high achievers from all backgrounds.

  • Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. 

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Current Openings:    

RESEARCH TECHNOLOGIST - Submit Applications through November 15, 2019 

Department:  3670050040 Biosecurity Research Institute
Job no: 508340
Work type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants
Pay Grade: 06B     

The Research Technologist will assist the supervisory Animal Health Officer with broad support and coordination of activities associated with infectious disease research and food security studies. Responsibilities include waste management, decontamination, adherence to animal welfare regulations, assisting research teams in project planning and operational logistics, and training research staff on procedures, protocols and equipment operation. Duties include report generation, database inputs, and user interface, work with large animals (livestock) and small lab animals (rodents and rabbits) in BSL-3 and BSL3-Ag research projects, assisting with coordinating animal space use, assisting with technical procedures involving animals as required for research projects, decontaminating spaces and equipment and equipment with specialized technologies, and removal and decontamination of waste via alkaline hydrolysis tissue digestion equipment and autoclave sterilization.

Full Job Description:  https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/508340/research-technologist.

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