Please apply in the form below for listed positions and general inquiries in lab positions. All applications are seen by Dr. David Fitzpatrick. Below are the current open positions within the lab.
Currently Accepting Grad Students via Florida Atlantic University IMPRS & IBAN programs
Looking for motivated Grad Students to work in the Fitzpatrick lab through either the IMPRS or IBAN programs. To contact the lab please fill out the form below. Follow the links on the right to apply to each program directly.
Veterinary Surgical Technician
We are seeking an individual to join the laboratory of Dr. David Fitzpatrick as an Veterinary Surgical Technician. The Fitzpatrick Lab focuses on understanding the organization of brain circuits.
The selected candidate will assist in performing routine tasks that support research in the lab. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting in sterile surgeries by recording vitals, monitoring health under the guidance of the senior surgery technician and/or veterinarian; handling lab animals; performing prescribed treatments under the guidance of the senior technician and/or veterinarian; performing basic cleaning and preparatory procedures, including cleaning medical instruments, wrapping surgical packs for autoclaving, and cleaning the surgical suite or procedure area; understanding and following SOPs, safety procedures, and quality assurance guidelines; and other duties and responsibilities as requested.
High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Strong communication, time management and organizational skills are required. Must demonstrate the ability to build and maintain rapport and trust with a diverse population of people as well internal colleagues and peers; must demonstrate excellent judgment and possess the ability and desire to provide flexible customer service; and must possess excellent follow up, organization, and communication skills. The ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality is a must.
Experience working with animals as a veterinary technician or within laboratory setting is preferred.
Typical schedule will vary from 7:00am/8:00am – 3:00pm/4:00pm Monday through Friday, however, weekend, evening, overtime and holiday work may be required.