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Director and Attending Veterinarian @ University of Notre Dame 5/19/15

The University of Notre Dame ( is accepting applications for a Director and Attending Veterinarian.

Applications will be accepted until 6/1/2015.

The Director of the Freimann Life Science Center is responsible for the oversight, management, and care of the animal resource facility and programs at the University of Notre Dame. The Director serves as the attending veterinarian, given the authority and responsibility for providing veterinary care consisting of programs in preventative medicine, surveillance, diagnosis, treatment and control of disease, management of protocol-associated disease or disability, anesthesia and analgesia, surgery and post-surgical care, assessment of animal well-being, and euthanasia. The attending veterinarian is a voting member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC ) and has significant responsibilities to the IACUC . The Director is responsible for the management, training, and conduct of the facility's personnel. The Director provides guidance to principal investigators and other personnel involved in the care and use of animals regarding handling, immobilization, anesthesia, analgesia, tranquilization, and euthanasia. The assurance of compliance, adhering to federal and other regulations, is the responsibility of the Director/ attending veterinarian.

Applicants with active, independent research programs or significant teaching experience and interest may be considered for a concurrent or other appropriate faculty appointment.

This is a replacement position.

Minimum Qualifications:

DVM and a minimum of five years experience directing a university animal resource facility required. Diplomat, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (board certification) required. Must be able to become licensed in the state of Indiana within 6 months of employment. Must be capable of obtaining DEA license for controlled substances. Experience in animal facility design and experience with research programs (not teaching alone) in a university environment is required.

Preferred Qualifications:


 The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality staff and administration. Toward this end, the University shall continue its commitments to equal employment opportunities and affirmative action goals.


Please apply online at to Job # For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

 The University of Notre Dame is committed to in its staff, faculty, and student body. As such, we strongly encourage applications from members of minority groups, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who will enhance our community. The University of Notre Dame, an international Catholic research university, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Clinical Faculty Veterinarian @ University of Michigan Medical School 2/23/15

The Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine (ULAM), University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS), has an open faculty position for an academically-oriented clinical veterinarian.  The successful candidate must have a DVM/VMD degree, advanced training in the veterinary specialty of laboratory animal medicine, be board-certified or board eligible with the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state. The candidate must have evidence of productivity in research and excellent teaching, interpersonal, and communication skills. 

Duties include:

The current ULAM faculty consists of sixteen members; eight clinical faculty veterinarians (all Diplomates of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine), five pathologists (all Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists), one veterinary surgeon (a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgery), and two research or instructional faculty. Together they conduct a vigorous clinical, educational, research and service program that extends campus-wide.  Areas of research emphasis within the Unit include host-pathogen interactions (microbial pathogenesis and host response to infection), venous endothelial dysfunction, enrichment and its effects on experimental variables, experimental refinements, analgesic and anesthetic efficacy, and clinical laboratory animal medicine and science.  Additionally, ULAM has a long history of training veterinary residents in laboratory animal medicine and biomedical research. ULAM has been a training leader in laboratory animal medicine and comparative medical research since 1962, and has trained a significant portion of ACLAM Diplomates.

The UMMS is ranked nationally in the top ten medical schools for NIH extramural support.  It is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a culturally rich university community.  Animal facilities total more than 240,000 square feet in 27 buildings on greater than 32 acres. Research is conducted over a diverse range of scientific areas including medicine, engineering, basic science, and bioinformatics.  All five classes of vertebrates are represented in our daily census of over 230,000 animals. 

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae and names of at least three references to Terry Fracala, Executive Secretary, Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine, Suite G90 Bldg 10, 2800 Plymouth Road, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0614

Email:  The University of Michigan is an AA/EOE.

Clinical Veterinarian/Director of Veterinary Surgical Services
Wayne State University Division of Laboratory Animal Resources

Oversee and provide the veterinary surgical services component of the AAALAC accredited laboratory animal care and use program serving Wayne State University. This position will be part of a team of veterinarians who support research and teaching at Wayne State University School of Medicine.



EXPERIENCE, posting #040832

For questions, contact:
Lisa J. Brossia-Root, DVM, MS, DACLAM
Senior Director, DLAR
(313) 993-6790

Chief of Comparative Medicine (DCM) @ the Oregon National Primate Research Center  2/4/15

Applications are invited for a candidate to lead the Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM) at the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONRPC), located on the West Campus of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) near Portland, Oregon.  We seek a strong leader with demonstrated experience in leading a large animal care program.  This individual serves as Division Chief for Comparative Medicine as well as the Associate Director, and has oversight of the health and welfare of all animals (principally nonhuman primates (NHPs) used in research on the West Campus and oversees DCM units that include experimental surgery, NHP breeding, clinical medicine, pathology, etc.  This dynamic program supports research involving neuroscience, reproduction, metabolism, and infectious disease carried out by nearly 50 active investigators under 150 animal-use protocols.  The entire OHSU West Campus, including ONPRC, is AAALAC-accredited.

The Division Chief is a member of the Animal Care Program leadership team that also includes the Senior Vice President for Research, the Research Integrity Officer, the IACUC Administrator, and the IACUC Chair.  In coordination with other members of the Animal Care Program team, the Division Chief provides assurance of compliance with regulatory and accreditation bodies and will foster strong communications with investigators, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), facilities, and the animal care staff.

In their role as Associate Director, this individual also is a member of the ONPRC Executive Leadership Team, which also includes the ONPRC Director, the Associate Director for Research, and the Chief Operating Officer, and assists in strategic planning and development of the Animal Care Program and facilities.

Additional specific responsibilities of this position include:

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must hold a DVM/VMD degree or equivalent, be licensed or eligible for licensure in Oregon, have federal accreditation or be eligible, be ACLAM board-certified, and have at least 8 years of professional laboratory animal management experience and 3 years caring for NHPs.  Extensive experience with the AAALAC accreditation process as well as supervisory and budgeting experience are also required.  Experience in facility design or re-design is a plus.

Position will stay posted until filled, with preference given to candidates that apply before March 31, 2015.  Interested individuals should apply via our website:, IRC Number 46046.  Inquiries about the position may be directed to the ONPRC Director’s Office via Kimberly Filer (, 503-680-5221).

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce.  Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply.  OHSU provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  We are proud to be an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action organization.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status. Applicants with disabilities can request reasonable accommodation by contacting the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148.