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Attending Veterinarian and Senior Director Division of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR) @ Wayne State University 9/22/2016

Wayne State University, founded in 1868, is a nationally recognized public, urban research university in Detroit. Wayne State is Michigan’s only urban research university, and is known internationally for its contributions to the sciences.  Wayne State University holds the highest Carnegie Foundation classification for the Advancement of Teaching designations in both research and community engagement.


Serve as the institutional attending veterinarian with oversight and direction of all animal facilities at Wayne State University. Maintain a veterinary care program that includes preventative medicine and clinical laboratory animal medicine components designed to ensure the conduct of research, teaching and testing activities that ensures their humane care and use at Wayne State University and the affiliated John D. Dingell VAMC. Ensure that the laboratory animal care and use program complies with all state and federal regulations and meets the highest standards required for AAALAC accreditation. Oversee the AAALAC accreditation process. Serve on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.  Provide professional animal welfare guidance to researchers, staff and university administration.  Work with university business and personnel support staff to develop and administer budgets, schedules and performance requirements. Provide fiscal, personnel, animal facilities and veterinary program oversight and management.



Veterinary medical degree from an AVMA-accredited or approved veterinary medical college or school, or passage of the Foreign Veterinarian Equivalency Examination is a critical requirement. Board certified by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine. Equivalent training and experience with board certification in another related field will be considered. Post DVM graduate degree(s) MS or PhD are desirable in addition to board certification. Must be currently licensed in one state and eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine and to obtain controlled substance licensure in the State of Michigan. USDA accreditation desired.


Five to ten years of experience in laboratory animal medicine at a major research university, medical center, institution or company.  Residency or graduate school training strongly preferred. Experience in conducting independent or collaborative research is preferred. Three to five years of demonstrated administrative experience either directing a facility or a significant component of an animal research program.

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education.  Our deep- rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society.  Diversity among our faculty, students and staff contributes significantly to our intellectual vitality and innovative spirit.  We are seeking candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to our diverse community. 

WSU policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check,- before starting to work. Interested candidates should apply to the website, posting #042127.  Please include a cover letter and resume.  WSU encourages applications from women and persons of color.  WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 


Residency Training in Laboratory Animal Medicine @ Pennsylvania State University 9/16/2016

The Department of Comparative Medicine at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA has two (2) openings in its ACLAM-certified residency program, starting July 1, 2017. Requirements:  Candidates must have graduated from an AVMA-accredited veterinary school (or have completed all ECFVG or PAVE requirements), and passed the national licensure examination (NAVLE). The program prepares newly graduated or practicing veterinarians for careers in biomedical research and laboratory animal medicine. Well–rounded individuals with clinical experience and a strong research interest are encouraged to apply. To be successful in our program the applicant must be able to work independently and possess a demonstrated ability to study and perform at a high level. The three-year residency training program follows the general pattern described at and is approved by the graduate school for an M.S. degree. Hershey, PA offers a unique setting with excellent community and school/family environments. A generous stipend, depending on experience, and tuition reimbursement will be offered. Applications must be submitted through the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program ( website beginning October 14, 2016 and include a cover letter stating career goals in addition to the candidate materials required by VIRMP. The deadline for applications is Sunday, November 6, 2016. Further information can be obtained by calling (717) 531-8460. The Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


                                         Staff Veterinarian @ Princeton University 9/12/2016

Laboratory Animal Resources - 51713  

Position Summary
Under the supervision of the Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) Director/University Attending Veterinarian, the Staff Veterinarian will provide veterinary services and management of all phases of healthcare for University animals. The staff veterinarian must have the highest standards of professional integrity and comply with all University policies and procedures, federal, state, and local regulations. This position offers professional development opportunities to attend selected regional and national meetings on laboratory animal science and medicine.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

The position requires that the individual is willing and able to work with all species of laboratory animals, BSL-1 or BSL-2 level infectious agents, hazardous chemicals and radiation and use all appropriate safety measures in working with those agents. The staff veterinarian must be licensed to practice in at least one state. The position also requires that an individual is able to lift 50lb.  

Essential Qualifications

Candidate must have a Veterinary degree (D.V.M./V.M.D.) and be licensed to practice in at least one state (preferably New Jersey) and be willing to obtain a license and USDA accreditation in New Jersey.

Candidate must be knowledgeable of all applicable state, federal and local laws that regulate animal use in research.

Candidate must have a minimum of 3+ years' experience working in laboratory animal medicine.
Competence in operating software programs: word processing, spreadsheets and databases.

Excellent interpersonal, communication, problem solving, and analytical skills are required.

Flexibility, adaptability, and negotiation acumen are key traits necessary to the position. Candidate must be a skilled communicator with ability to collaborate, supervise and motivate under stressful conditions.

Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.

The final candidate will be required to successfully pass a background check.  

Preferred Qualifications
Board certified or actively working towards board certification
Two or more years of supervisory experience
Experience with electronic protocol management systems (Topaz/Granite) and electronic medical records  

Directory Title
Staff Veterinarian  
Job Function
Administrative or Professional  
ADM 080  
Standard Hours
Not Applicable  
Full Time  
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly
Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly
Work Schedule, if other than standard hours
Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable  
Education Required
Doctorate Degree  
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Documents which can be associated with this posting
Cover Letter  
Proposed Start Date
End Date, if a Term Appointment
Comments related to end date:
EEO Statement
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Senior Clinical Veterinarian /Clinical Veterinarian @ Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 9/7/2016

Position:   The Center of Comparative Medicine and Pathology (CCMP), serving Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medicine, and the Hospital for Special Surgery is seeking a laboratory animal specialist. Responsibilities include provision of clinical care and anesthesia to laboratory animals; oversight and participation in animal health monitoring, quarantine, importation and surgical programs; IACUC membership and associated activities; and participation with other CCMP professional and senior management staff in programmatic development initiatives, education programs and postdoctoral training in laboratory animal medicine and comparative pathology. Collaborative research opportunities are available and encouraged.  

CCMP is responsible for the care of over 250,000 animals daily, housed in nine facilities in Manhattan, Queens and Westchester County in the NY metropolitan area as well as Doha, Qatar. Programs are centrally managed, AAALAC accredited, and supported by a multi-disciplinary diagnostic laboratory. CCMP has a staff of more than 200, including 9 veterinarians (both ACLAM and ACVP board-certified). Individuals interested in joining a dynamic, academically oriented animal resource program with state-of-the-art facilities serving renowned institutions are encouraged to apply. 

Requirements:  Candidates must possess a DVM/VMD from an AVMA accredited institution; have completed postdoctoral training in laboratory animal medicine; and, be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state. ACLAM board certification is highly desirable.   Individuals that are board certified in other specialties, e.g., internal medicine, surgery, anesthesia, or zoological medicine, with a strong interest in laboratory animal medicine are also encouraged to apply. Title and compensation will be commensurate with experience. The opportunity for an academic appointment is available to the qualified applicant.

Applications:   Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:   Neil S. Lipman, VMD, Center of Comparative Medicine and Pathology, 1275 York Avenue, Box 270, New York, NY 10065 or by e-mail to

Employer Information:  MSKCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment.  All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Associate Director of Vivarium Operations and Veterinary Services @ Regeneron 8/16/2016

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, pain, and infectious diseases.


The Velocigene group is looking for an Associate Director of Vivarium Operations and Veterinary Services.  This person assists the Senior Director in administering a quality, AAALAC-i accredited, program of animal care and use care for animal research and production facilities.  The Associate Director will be responsible for helping the Senior Director oversee all aspects of veterinary services and husbandry operations, and will oversee management of the husbandry staff of the vivarium.


- Management oversight of the husbandry staff

- Assists Sr. Director in supervision of husbandry and veterinary staff in all vivariums.

- Directs in the Risk Management Program.

- Assists in documentation preparation required for continued AAALAC-i accreditation.

- Develops SOPs for husbandry and veterinary care procedures.

- Assists with training programs for animal husbandry staff, veterinary technicians and research staff utilizing animals.

- Assists in oversight of regulatory compliance.

- Participate in resident training program in laboratory animal medicine.

- Oversight of controlled substances program.

- Participates in planning of future vivariums.

*Experience and Required Skills:


This position requires a DVM with specialty in Laboratory Animal Medicine, and 5-10 years of experience in related position, with a minimum of 4 years of relevant managerial experience with rodents and rabbits in a laboratory setting is required for this position.

Additional requirements include:

- Managerial Experience in laboratory animal medicine and science

- Knowledge of applicable regulations regarding the proper standards of animal care and use in a research environment.

- ACLAM board or eligibility is required.

- NYS Veterinary License required within 1 year of employment.

- USDA - accreditation desirable.

Level will be commensurate with experience

This position will require the individual to pass a physical before beginning employment.

If interested, please apply via the link below – thanks!

Animal Resources Center Director and Attending Veterinarian @ Montana State University 8/16/2016


Animal Resources Center Director and Attending Veterinarian

Montana State University, Bozeman


This is a full-time position reporting to the Office of Research and Economic Development.  The AV/ARC Director will be responsible for facility oversight of the Animal Resources Center, provide appropriate veterinary care for all research animals in preventive health, diagnostic, and therapeutic medicine, and provide guidance in animal husbandry and housing.  The AV/Director will train principal investigators and research/technical staff in the care of lab animals.  This person will serve on the IACUC, review all protocols that involve animal research, develop policies and procedures, ensure compliance with federal and state regulations for the animal care and use program and have demonstrated experience with the AAALAC accreditation process to continue MSU’s full accreditation.    


Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from AVMA accredited institution

License to practice in a US state

ACLAM board certified or eligible to obtain board certification within two years of hire

Demonstrated training/experience in laboratory animal medicine

Application Procedure:

For a complete job announcement and application procedures:

All applications must be submitted electronically through MSU’s website.

Montana State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans/Disabled

Contact Information:

Elizabeth Nicholas

Office of Research Compliance



Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian Position @ University of Pennsylvania 8/12/2016


University Laboratory Animal Resources of the University of Pennsylvania has an opening for a full-time clinical laboratory animal veterinarian. We are seeking an energetic, team oriented, self-motivated individual to join our cohesive veterinary team which care for a diverse group of species in an academic research setting.  This is a full-time position with minimal supervisory responsibilities.  The position will include approximately 40 hours of work per week, plus shared emergency coverage. Primary responsibilities are in the School of Medicine with secondary responsibilities in the School of Veterinary Medicine (Philadelphia Campus). 

Our clinical care group includes eight staff and faculty clinical veterinarians, six residents, one ACVP boarded veterinary pathologist, a PhD scientist and a group of twelve skilled veterinary technicians.  

Responsibilities include:

Provide routine clinical and emergency care and anesthesia support to a wide range of laboratory species; oversee colony health; review IACUC protocols review and consult with researchers on animal models; provide investigator technical support; provide small group training of residents in laboratory animal medicine research staff and veterinary students; assist in the perioperative care of surgical models; and serve as an IACUC member on a rotational basis.

Qualifications include:

Veterinary licensure in at least one state is required, as is competency working with large animals used for biomedical research. ACLAM board certification is preferred. We encourage ACLAM board-eligible applicants to apply. A competitive salary, paid monthly, will be provided. All applicants must apply through the Penn online Human Resources system, which can be accessed using this link:

If you have questions about the position, please contact Dr. Raimon Duran-Struuck, Assistant Professor and Associate Director for Veterinary Care and Director of Resident Training at References will be checked and a background check will be completed prior to employment.  Applications will be accepted in a rolling basis until the ideal candidate has been identified. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 

Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian (NHP) @ National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), Division of Veterinary Services, Jefferson, Arkansas 7/15/2016


HOURS:         Scheduled hours may vary dependent upon contract requirements

SALARY:       100K-130K



The Clinical Veterinarian provides veterinary support to NCTR laboratory animal programs consistent with NCTR guidelines, IACUC and EHS programs.  The primary responsibility shall be the provision of veterinary medical and surgical care to the NHP colony.  Participation in the veterinary medical care program for other animal species is included as a smaller component of the duties of this position and will depend on the needs of the Division of Veterinary Services (DVS) and the availability after commitments to the NHP colony are met.  Services will be in accordance with all applicable regulations. This position may also serve on the IACUC, or may serve as a resource to the IACUC on matters regarding the health and well-being of NHPs and other animal species.     



Perform other related duties as assigned.



OFTEN – Reaching, STANDING, SITTING, WALKING, PUSHING, PULLING,          TALKING, HEARING                       

Lifting/Moving Requirements – Minimum of 50 pounds


Work is performed mainly indoors in a laboratory environment and/or in an animal care, barrier facility, surgical or test procedure facility, diet/water prep facility, or animal housing/bedding cleaning and prep areas.  Work may require use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in both areas.  Work area may be prone to hot and humid conditions, and subject to objectionable odors, aerosols, dust, animal dander, and noise. 

Candidates should submit their resumes to:

Address:  The Bionetics Corporation, 101 Production Drive, Ste. 100, Yorktown, VA 23693, Attn: Susan Hayes


Fax:  757-952-3700

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

 Employability in the U.S. and pre-employment drug screen required.


Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian @ Vanderbilt University Medical Center 6/7/2016

Position.  The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Division of Animal Care (DAC) is currently seeking a motivated individual for a new faculty position of Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian.  The faculty appointment will be on the Clinical Educator, non-tenure track in the Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology/Division of Comparative Medicine in Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine.  Responsibilities will include: medical and surgical care of a large and diverse population of animal species (the majority of which are rodents); animal care and use protocol review to ensure conformance to accepted veterinary practices and regulations; formal and informal training of animal care and research staff; colony health monitoring (particularly rodents); compliance activities; design and implementation of standard operating procedures for the animal care program; formal and informal training as part of the Vanderbilt University Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency Program; and participation in collaborative research and/or other scholarly activities.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). Located in Nashville, Tennessee, VUMC is a premier research institution internationally recognized for its leadership and innovation in the biomedical and biological sciences.  VUMC’s animal care program collaborates with approximately 345 Principal Investigators working on over 850 IACUC-approved protocols, is registered with the USDA, and has been an AAALAC International accredited facility since 1967.  The successful applicant will join a team of eight faculty veterinarians and seven veterinary technicians who oversee the health and welfare of over 20 species of animals with an average daily census of over 100,000.

Qualifications. Applicants must have laboratory animal medicine experience and/or training, strong clinical/surgical skills, an interest in teaching and training, excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills and ideally, collaborative research experience.  The ability to interact positively with colleagues, scientific investigators and staff members is essential.  Nonhuman primate experience preferred. Applicants must have a DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA accredited school, or a certificate issued by the AVMA’s Education Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates, the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE), and be licensed to practice in at least one state. Applicants must have ACLAM board certification or be eligible for the ACLAM certifying examination at time of appointment. ACLAM-eligible applicants are expected to obtain certification within four years of hire.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should submit a letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to:

Erin N.Z. Yu, D.V.M., D.A.C.L.A.M.
Associate Director of Clinical Medicine
Assistant Professor, Pathology, Immunology, and Microbiology, Division of Comparative Medicines

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1161 21st Avenue South
AA-6206 Medical Center North
Nashville, Tennessee 37232-2130

Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Director, Comparative Medicine and UNMC Attending Veterinarian @ University of Nebraska 5/31/2016

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is the professional and scientific home of determined and brilliant researchers who work at the forefront of fields such as transplant medicine, cancer, neurodevelopment and genomics. With collaboration from a highly engaged community of skilled professionals and access to world-class facilities, UNMC researchers identify and focus on critical questions that lead to new knowledge and, in the long term, life-changing therapies. Breakthroughs like stem cell transplantation to treat cancer have proven critical to Nebraska, the nation and the world.

Position Description:
Position is responsible for the ongoing development and daily operations of eight facilities (approximately 115,000 square feet) including laboratory animal management, veterinary care and research services while managing a staff of 30+ professional animal care personnel. The Animal Care and Use Program has been continuously accredited by AAALAC, International for 50 years, since 1966. Successful candidate will work closely with UNMC faculty members in the design and implementation of animal research studies and will develop a research program consistent with UNMC’s mission of biomedical and translational research. Acts as Director, Animal Biosafety Level 3 (ABSL3 (SA) facilities Select Agent program and UNMC Attending Veterinarian.

Position interacts extensively with all UNMC and Nebraska Medicine researchers on the selection, acquisition and use of research animals and provides educational materials and training for scientists on the use of animals in research. Position leverages personal training and industry expertise as well as the knowledge/skills of others in the department to support investigators and their research. Provides oversight and management of a $4M annual budget.

Participates in institutional committees, as appointed, including Biosafety, Safety, Animal Facilities, Animal Care and Use and Compliance. 

Education Required: DVM/VMD or equivalent degree from an AVMA accredited university.

Experience Required:

Special Requirements:

Occupational Health & Safety Program Requirements

As a safeguard for employees and research subjects all UNMC Comparative Medicine employees may be subject to vaccines/tests/physical exams prior to working with specific animals or animal populations as required by research needs including but not limited to:

Physical Requirements:

Position requires constant seeing, adjusting focus, hearing, reading, reasoning, analyzing, communicating, working inside and outside, exposure to potential allergens, animals and hazardous substances utilized in biomedical research.

Reference Requirements:

3 letters of reference/recommendation.

Other duties as assigned.

Opportunity for a faculty position may be available for qualified applicants. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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Assistant or Associate Veterinary Specialist, Farm Animal Services @ University Animal Care, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 5/25/2016

Exceptional individual sought for this full-time position in an AAALAC-accredited program led by a team of five veterinarians and supported by 50+ personnel.  The incumbent reports to the Director and will provide support for the veterinary care program, with emphasis on domestic livestock animal species (primarily pig, sheep and beef cattle) in biomedical and agricultural research.  Interest and experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: clinical care for a variety of farm animal species located in laboratory and farm settings; large animal anesthesia, analgesia, and post-operative care; procedural support to biomedical and agricultural researchers.  The incumbent will participate in clinical care support for all farm species, and provide after-hours emergency on-call service. Additional responsibilities include IACUC support, investigator consultation, and support in compliance with animal care regulations. Involvement in departmental management and university service is expected.

Minimum qualifications: DVM or VMD from an AVMA-accredited institution; full licensure to practice within one state; willing and eligible to obtain USDA accreditation, DEA registration, and licensure to practice in Arizona upon employment. Position title and salary will be commensurate with certification and/or experience.

Applications must be submitted on-line for Job No. A20809 to

Review of applications will begin after May 31, 2016 and will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.  The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.

Clinical Lab Animal Veterinarian/Sr. Clinical Lab Animal Veterinarian @ University of Alabama  4/20/16

The UAB Animal Resources Program is currently searching for a Clinical Lab Animal Veterinarian and a Senior Clinical Lab Animal Veterinarian to assist the ARP Director with overall management of the ARP veterinary medical and surgical programs and directly supervise professional and technical staff.

These positions will provide clinical and surgical care of research animals including consultation with researchers concerning appropriate surgical techniques, anesthetic and analgesic regimens. Lab animal veterinarians are expected to have the knowledge, ability and experience to work independently with a thorough understanding of all aspects of a laboratory animal care and use programs including the applicable laws, regulations and accreditation procedures applicable to laboratory animal medicine. In addition, the knowledge of facility resources and participation in the oversight, maintenance and coordination of the activities required to ensure that equipment and buildings are appropriate to support the activities of a dynamic laboratory animal program will be expected from the incumbents. Personnel supervision may include other professionals such as clinical veterinarians, veterinary technicians, environmental enrichment coordinators, animal husbandry technicians or other personnel with responsibilities in laboratory animal care and use. The clinical veterinarian will participate in all activities that are a part of a dynamic laboratory animal care and use program including research, grant writing, equipment and process evaluation, and the development of standard operating procedures. The senior clinical veterinarian will participate in all aspects of oversight including protocol review, policy and training development.

For the complete job description including salary scales and minimum qualifications, visit and search for Job ID T35348 (Senior Clinical Lab Animal Veterinarian) or T37290 (Clinical Lab Animal Veterinarian). Applicants must submit an application via the website for consideration.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a comprehensive urban university with a nationally recognized academic health center. Since its beginnings only a few decades ago, UAB has become one of the nation's leading research universities. The Animal Resources Program (ARP) is the service unit that provides care for all animals required in research and teaching programs at UAB and affiliated hospitals. The ARP oversees approximately 215,000 square feet of space designated for use or care of laboratory animals.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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