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Head of Veterinary Sciences Bristol-Myers Squibb @ Princeton, New Jersey
As the Head of Veterinary Sciences you will experience a culture that believes in making the animal care and use program a model for industry.
Provide strategic leadership and direction for all Veterinary Sciences sites. Plans, implements, and harmonizes all laboratory animal care and use programs to facilitate animal research while complying with all applicable standards and regulations. Represent BMS interests on several Boards, external committees and consortiums.
We are specifically targeting individuals with previous experience leading a diverse veterinary care program. Responsibilities include:
- Leading the strategy for the Veterinary Sciences organization, providing veterinary care, animal care and in vivo research support for discovery and development across multiple sites within BMS;
- Provide oversight of entire department operations, staff, budget and facilities;
- Ensure that Bristol-Myers Squibb upholds the highest standards of care for our animals;
- Continuously evolve our programs around the Culture of Care for our staff and our animals;
- Assure that we are in compliance with policies, procedures, laws and regulations, with emphasis on the Animal Welfare Act, GLPs, and AAALAC Accreditation;
- Develop overarching goals and objectives that align with the Discovery organization efforts, and managing performance against those expectations;
- Provide resources and opportunities for staff training and development that align with veterinary care, technical skills and research support;
- Represent BMS as the USDA Institutional Official, and in this role, assure that that administrative, management and leadership are in place for a multi-site, international Veterinary Sciences organization.
Approximately 9 Direct Reports, a mix of Site Leaders, Veterinary Scientists, Managers the Animal Welfare Assurance section and contingent work staff across multiple sites
Indirect reports across multiple sites
Key business partners: Discovery Senior Leadership Team, Therapeutic Area heads and Functional area heads in and outside Discovery, Global Procurement, Legal, Security, Public Affairs, Facilities Maintenance
- Requires a DVM, license to practice veterinary medicine in the US, and Board Certification with the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
- Minimum of 15 years of experience leading vivarium operations. At least 5 of these years must include department or organizational leadership experience, e.g., Director or Senior Director role
- Advanced understanding of USDA regulations, The Guide and the AAALAC accreditation process, with proven ability to successfully apply those standards for multiple species
- Recognized as an expert in the laboratory animal medicine, as evidence by appointments on external biomedical research organizations such as NABR, FBR, NJABR, AMP, IQ3Rs, and through interactions with the USDA and AAALAC.
Ideal Candidates Would Also Have:
- Experience implementing complex budgets
- Appointments on external biomedical research advocacy organizations
- Multi-site management of programs and standards
- Experience with large and small animals used in biomedical research
- International experience with animal care and use standards
Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer - Vet/Disability
Please Visit BMS Careers Site to Apply: http://jobs.bms.com/jobs/1604721
Technology Manager @ Maine Medical Center Scarborough, ME 11-18-16
Full Time, Day Shift
The Myocardial Biology and Heart Failure (MBHF) Laboratory at Maine Medical Center Research Institute is seeking a Technology Manager to oversee all aspects of a rodent surgical program. Experience working with rodent surgical models and/or prior veterinary experience is strongly preferred. Additional training in rodent surgical models may be necessary.
This individual’s primary responsibility will be to manage applications of a specific technology. This includes, but is not limited to oversight of using this technology, maintenance of the technology, overall technical and quality assurance operations, supply management, and training and instruction of the technology. The position may or may not have direct supervisory responsibility depending on the requirements of the project or program. Position availability is directly related to grant funding.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- May be proficient in operation of one or more applications within a specific technology.
- Skills should include ability to troubleshoot problems and analyze the data obtained from instrumentation.
- Certifications based on technology, if applicable.
- Must have good organizational and personnel management skills.
- Project management skills, communication skills, both personal and written, business skills and schedule-planning acumen.
- Visual acuity, manual dexterity, math skills and a scientific acumen required.
- Bachelor’s degree in specialized/relevant field or Master’s degree, PhD preferred.
- 2 years of directly related experience.
You’ll love the perks that MaineHealth offers – the employee discounts you’ll receive with our ‘Perks Card’ and neat benefits like pet insurance, cell phone discounts, tuition reimbursement, and more....
About Maine Medical Center
Maine Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With 637 beds and more than 7,000 employees, Maine Medical Center is the state’s largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth. In addition, we have achieved Magnet™ status in recognition of our commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence. Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only medical school, through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.
Located in beautiful Portland, our city has been recognized numerous times as a metropolitan hub that features award-winning gourmet dining, diverse cultural activities and a variety of sporting attractions. Located on a peninsula in Casco Bay and just 45 minutes away from the mountains of western Maine there is something for everyone. So whether your preference is hiking or skiing; biking or walking; sunbathing or sailing – or even doing nothing at all – you don’t have to go far to find it in Portland.
MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
POSITION TITLE: Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian (NHP)
LOCATION: FDA/HHS - National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), Division of Veterinary Services, Jefferson, Arkansas
POSITION CLASSIFICATION: FLS Exempt
HOURS: Scheduled hours may vary dependent upon contract requirements
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or equivalent required. Possession of a degree from a veterinary college accredited by the AVMA Council on Education or possession of a certificate of equivalency from ECFVG (AVMA) or PAVE (AAVSB) preferred.
- License to practice veterinary medicine in Arkansas is preferred.
- Certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) with a research degree (MS or PhD) preferred.
- Minimum two (2) years’ experience providing veterinary medical and surgical care to nonhuman primates (NHPs). Experience must include participation in and administration of environmental enrichment and preventive medicine programs for nonhuman primates.
- Experience and expertise with other laboratory animal species, especially rodents and zebrafish is desirable.
- Must have knowledge of laboratory animal technician duties and training.
- Must possess excellent knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations governing Animal Care/Diet Preparation facilities.
- Good knowledge of both spoken and written English.
- Must be a legal resident of the United States.
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.
- Provide daily clinical care and treatment of laboratory animals to include participation in emergency call schedule and after-hours veterinary care ICU, night, weekend and holiday coverage with DVS veterinarians as required.
- Assist in the oversight of the NHP colony health, including health surveillance.
- Participate in research protocols as a co-investigator or provide advice, consultation and technical/medical surgical services to the NCTR investigators who utilize NHPs in research protocols.
- Provide oversight of veterinary technical and colony management personnel.
- Perform training and instruction on techniques associated with research animal use for technicians and the NCTR research staff.
- Work with the Behaviorist in the implementation of the environmental enrichment program.
- Develop and maintain compatible socially housed NHPs within the research requirements.
- Ensure NCTR policies and procedures are followed and keep the contract in compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations and guidelines.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
Occasionally – CLIMBING, STOOPING, KNEELING
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
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
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Laboratory Animal Surgery and Medicine Veterinary Internship @ Tufts University 10/24/2016
The Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DLAM) has an immediate opening for a one-year veterinary internship in laboratory animal surgery and medicine at the Tufts University Health Sciences Campus/Tufts Medical Center, located in downtown Boston. We are seeking an enthusiastic veterinary graduate with an interest in laboratory animal medicine, avery strong interest in surgery, and excellent interpersonal skills. The internship will provide a solid foundation in laboratory animal medicine that will assist the candidate with obtaining a residency position or employment in the field. The intern will be heavily involved in our Surgical and Interventional Research Laboratories (SIRL) facility. SIRL is a full-service surgical testing and training facility used by industry and academia for preclinical medical devices and diagnostic testing, specializing in prototype studies, new surgical techniques, product evaluation, comparative testing and physician training and demonstration.
The intern will also participate in other DLAM services, including the Animal Health Service, Comparative Pathology Services, and Animal Husbandry Service. The intern will have significant training and supervision initially and then will be expected to function autonomously with a senior veterinarian available for consultation. In addition, the intern will be required to present and attend seminars during the course of the year.
Tufts University/Tufts Medical Center is an AAALAC-accredited program with 4 veterinarians (including 2 ACLAM diplomates, 1 SRS veterinary surgeon, and 1 ACVP diplomate) who provide care for diverse species in a wide range of research fields. The candidate should possess a veterinary degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary school and licensure to practice in one state within the US. The expected salary will be ~$47,500 with full benefits and financial support to attend a national conference. The term of the internship is 1-year.
The internship is an excellent opportunity for a veterinarian who has an interest in a career in laboratory animal medicine and surgery. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, CV, veterinary transcripts (unofficial copy is acceptable), and 3 letters of recommendation to:
Scott E. Perkins, VMD, MPH, Dipl. ACLAM
136 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02111
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Completed applications will be reviewed starting November 9, 2016. The anticipated start date would be no later than January 3, 2017.
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Senior Clinical Veterinarian @ University of Iowa 10/14/2016
Requisition # 69896
Starting salary range Commensurate with experience – typically between $100,000 - $125,000
The Office of Animal Resources, which provides husbandry and veterinary care of all research animals at the University of Iowa, invites applications for the position of Senior Clinical Veterinarian. Our growing animal care program provides a great opportunity to demonstrate and enhance your skill as a clinician and interact with research staff working on a variety of medical and behavioral research. The University of Iowa offers competitive salary and excellent benefits. See Why Iowa for more information about why UI may be the right career choice for you and why you will enjoy working and living in Iowa City.
In this position, you will:
- Manage and perform duties related to the veterinary care of various animal species including rodents, non-human primates, farm animals and aquatic species.
- Manage preventive medicine programs including rodent sentinel, vendor surveillance and quarantine programs.
- Manage programs for pre- and postoperative care, anesthesia, analgesia, and euthanasia.
- Provide guidance of protocol development for compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Perform veterinary review, including grant comparison, of protocols submitted to the IACUC.
- Participate in IACUC facility/programmatic evaluations.
- Provide training to research and caretaker staff.
- Supervise veterinary technician staff.
- A Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine
- Active veterinary license in at least one state.
- Board certification or board eligibility in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine.
- Current experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine through a formal residency program or experience route; typically, two (2) years (if formal residency program completed).
- Familiarity with current USDA and PHS regulations, and the AAALAC International accreditation process.
- Effective communication skills to develop and maintain relationships and to influence compliance with policies and regulations.
- Demonstrated job related experience with and/or commitment to diversity in the work/academic environment.
- Valid driver’s license and ability to meet UI Fleet Safety driving requirements
- 6+ years of current experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine preferred.
- Proficient in computer software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and various database systems.
- Experience with a wide variety of laboratory animal species and in their housing from conventional to barrier to bio-containment facilities.
- Knowledge of university policies, procedures, and regulations.
- Experience with animal surgical suite management including USDA and non-regulated animals.
For information about the Office of Animal Resources, please visit our web site http://animal.research.uiowa.edul/
Applicants please apply for this position through The University of Iowa’s web site at: http://jobs.uiowa.edu. (Requisition # 69896)
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Animal Core Facility Manager @ North Dakota State University 10-11-2016
North Dakota State University has a 12-month position as Animal Core Facility Manager available, renewable annually, depending on funding and performance. The successful candidate is expected to manage daily operations of the animal core facility to support the research of investigators involved with a newly funded NIH COBRE Center focused on pancreatic cancer diagnostics and therapeutics. The successful candidate will work with the Animal Core Facility Director to perform assigned duties according to the national research council “Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals” and to meet IACUC regulations. The duties include facilitating, developing, and implementing animal protocols; ordering supplies and maintaining inventory; overseeing animal husbandry and mouse colonies; providing animal training for other researchers; ensuring facility operation, cleanliness, safety, and security; developing and updating the Animal Emergency Response Plan; preparing for and responding to IACUC inspections; and organizing activities for the COBRE Center such as campus wide animal research, workshops and tours. Salary is commensurate with experience.
- Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related discipline with five years of rodent research experience; or Master’s degree in Biology or related discipline (or higher) with three years of rodent research experience.
- Exceptional organizational, written, and interpersonal skills, and a willingness to work collaboratively as a team member; experience working with individuals with diverse backgrounds and differing viewpoints.
- Prior experience running a lab, including maintaining inventory, ordering supplies, managing lab budgets and collecting user fees.
- Experience with animal models of cancer including xenograft, allograft and transgenic models.
- Experience working with small animals, performing live surgical procedures and mouse genotyping.
- Experience managing mouse colonies, including breeding colonies.
- Experience writing animal protocols.
- Experience training and supervising.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office
If interested, please apply at: https://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/7877
Animal Care Services Officer RE08732 @ University of Kentucky 10/7/2016
Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and the brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance that the University strives to provide to its employees. See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work.
The Division of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR) is an AAALAC accredited centralized Core Research Service Center that provides animal care and animal research facilities and support for faculty in the colleges of the University of Kentucky Medical Center. DLAR currently employs about 50 professional, technical and administrative support staff including three veterinarians and has a budget of approximately $5 million for FY 2016-2017. The Director reports to the Vice President for Research and has primary responsibility for the management, operation and development of this essential Core Research Facility. In addition, the Director works with the IACUC, Office of the Attending Veterinarian, and other UK administrators, faculty and staff to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and policies related to humane care and use of animals for research, teaching and testing.
The preferred candidate will be a Diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine with experience in supervising and managing an animal core unit, cost accounting standards, cost analysis and rate setting, and budget development.
To apply for job # RE08732, submit a UK Online Application at http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/124551. If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2. Application deadline is November 13, 2016.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Assistant Professor@ Penn State College of Medicine 10/03/2016
Faculty/Clinical Veterinarian. Applicants are being sought for a clinical veterinarian in the Department of Comparative Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine. The position provides a unique opportunity to develop an academic career in an internationally-recognized department. The individual will work with laboratory animal veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary pathologist, and biomedical researchers.
Responsibilities include: (1) providing health care for laboratory animals and professional services to research personnel in a multi-species AAALAC-accredited laboratory animal facility; (2) participating in teaching and training of veterinary residents, graduate students and medical students; and (3) developing collaborative research interests. This is a non-tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must have a DVM or VMD degree, successfully completed a residency/training program in laboratory animal medicine, be licensed to practice in at least one state, and have US citizenship or permanent resident status. Board certification or eligibility in Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) is required. Salary and benefits are generous and will be based on experience and qualifications.
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/884552
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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Clinical Veterinarian @ The University of Georgia 10/3/2016
Clinical Veterinarian, University Research Animal Resources. The University of Georgia animal care and use program is on the move. We are looking for a great veterinarian to join us in our growing AAALAC-accredited program. Specifically, we are seeking applications and nominations to engage a full-time clinical veterinarian for University Research Animal Resources (URAR) to support a new Nonhuman Primate Core Facility. UGA URAR supports a broad variety of activities using diverse species; provides facilities which include a large ABSL3/BSL3-Ag facility, rodent barrier/containment, rabbit, amphibian, aquaculture, agricultural and primate areas; and promotes continuous development of a high-quality, service-oriented research resource that provides optimal animal care. In the near future we will be adding a new nonhuman primate core facility and a small gnotobiotic facility.
Reporting directly to the Director of University Research Animal Resources, the duties will focus on supporting the Nonhuman Primate Core Facility, and will include providing veterinary care; performing diagnostic and research-related procedures, serving as an alternate member of the IACUC; participating in training investigators, research staff, and URAR professionals; assuring compliance with applicable policy, guidelines, and laws; consulting with faculty on the development of research projects; and mentoring and instructing veterinary externs and residents as part of an emerging academic comparative medicine program based in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Candidates with residency training and ACLAM certification or eligibility to sit for the exam are preferred, and previous experience working with macaques is required. Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree from an accredited college of veterinary medicine and a license to practice veterinary medicine in the United States. The ability to communicate clearly and concisely with colleagues, supervised URAR professionals, and other stakeholders is critical. This is a full time, non-tenure track staff position. Additional professional development through collaboration and ACLAM board certification are strongly encouraged and supported.
Applicants must apply on the UGA HR website at https://www.ugajobsearch.com. A letter of application along with a curriculum vitae and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references should be sent to Heather Stoltz, University Research Animal Resources, 501 D.W. Brooks Drive, Rm H383, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-7411. For additional information about the position and program please contact Dr. Lois Zitzow at 706-542-4173 or at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>.
The UGA is a research-intensive land grant-sea grant university situated in the vibrant college town of Athens. Only an hour from Atlanta, Athens offers a wide variety of social and cultural opportunities as well as a high-quality of life. The University of Georgia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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 jobs.wayne.edu 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 http://www2.med.psu.edu/comparativemedicine/graduate-program/ 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 (www.virmp.org) 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
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:
- Primary responsibility for clinical veterinary care of all laboratory animals, including aquatic species, rodents, and non-human primates
- Provide veterinary oversight for clinical care programs under the direction of the Attending Veterinarian, including regular consultation with researchers and their staff
- Shared on-call responsibility during evenings and weekends (approximately 60% of on call)
- Attend, perform, and advise on surgery, surgical techniques, and anesthesia
- Perform veterinary review and consultation with investigators for all IACUC protocols
- Develop and deliver training for LAR staff, PI's, research staff, and members of IACUC
- Supervise veterinary technicians and transgenic breeding technician responsible for providing clinical and technical services
- Write, review and update veterinary and compliance policies, guidelines, and SOP's as required
- Oversee quality assurance and disease surveillance programs
- Serve as the designee of the Attending Veterinarian as requested
- Represent the University as appropriate at internal/external meetings and venues
- Assist with special projects and duties as necessary
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.
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.
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
Administrative or Professional
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
Office of Research Compliance
Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian Position @ University of Pennsylvania 8/12/2016
CLINICAL LABORATORY ANIMAL VETERINARIAN POSITION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
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.
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.
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 email@example.com. 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.
Join a Team that Lives to Improve Lives 11/7/16
People come to Genentech from across disciplines and across the world to solve our most challenging medical conditions. You’ll find inspiration in our passion for biotechnology, our purpose to positively impact the lives of millions of patients and our dedication to our people. Joining Genentech means being part of a tradition of inquiry that will change the world. It means embracing our failures as much as our successes. It requires a willingness to look beyond the edge of what's possible. And a focus on doing the day-to-day work that makes great science happen.
“The following opportunity exists in Dixon, CA.”
This position is primarily responsible for training and clinical oversight at a rapidly expanding, state-of-the-art, murine genetics facility. The training responsibilities will include developing partnerships with local universities to facilitate career development opportunities (internships, co-op students, residents, etc.) and directly manage the training and development of these staff while on site. In addition, the incumbent will be involved in assisting the Attending Veterinarian with clinical and regulatory oversight. This includes active participation in the programs for medical and surgical care, preventative medicine, health surveillance and maintaining the care and use program necessary to ensure regulatory compliance and continued accreditation by AAALAC, International.
- Provide education and training to personnel, including preparatory classes for AALAS technician certification exams concerning proper handling, care, use and welfare and evaluate results of training.
- Direct management of student co-ops, interns or residents.
- Provide daily clinical veterinary medical and surgical support using appropriate equipment and established procedures in compliance with all regulations and accrediting agency standards.
- Under supervision of the Attending Veterinarian, assist with the initiation, coordination, and performance of hypothesis-driven studies aimed at forming performance standards at the facility including scientific writing of manuscripts for publication.
- Assist with and implement preventative medical and health monitoring programs (e.g., vendor screening, sentinel and quarantine programs, diagnostic cases, etc.).
- Support departmental biosecurity, safety, maintenance/renovation, occupational health and quality assurance programs as applicable to veterinary care activities.
- Handle surgery-related issues, including assisting with surgical training as needed.
- Assist the Attending Veterinarian and IACUC with assuring in vivo research at Genentech is in compliance with all federal and state laws, AAALAC standards and company guidelines.
- Assist the Attending Veterinarian with post-approval monitoring of genetically engineered rodent colonies
- Assist in monitoring ongoing in vivo research projects.
- Assist in the management of DEA controlled drugs used in in vivo research.
- Assist in vendor and contract laboratory audits.
- Implement, maintain, update and distribute regulatory compliance documentation and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
- Participate in departmental strategic planning and provide input on establishing short and long-term goals for AC operations, the facility and the department.
- Independent liaison with other departmental managers as needed (Operations, Production, etc.) in order to integrate and develop necessary programs and efficiencies.
Who You Are
- DVM or VMD degree from an AVMA accredited College of Veterinary Medicine and licensed to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state.
- Graduate of a LAM training program or has demonstrated equivalent work experience.
- ACLAM board certified (preferred) or eligible.
- Knowledge of current Federal and State regulations applicable to in vivo research and AAALAC standards.
- Demonstrated ability to independently perform routine diagnostic, medical and surgical procedures.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Strong background in genetics and comparative physiology/medicine with familiarity of creation process used to generate genetically engineered animals.
- Familiarity with electronic data captures systems using barcodes and other data management systems.
- Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. Must have excellent writing and communication skills and demonstrated experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
- Must be able to work well with others and effectively communicate with research personnel and other corporate care groups.
A Job with Benefits Beyond the Benefits
No matter who you are or what role you play, you’ll help change the face of medicine and make a real difference in the lives of people facing the most challenging medical conditions. Plus, you’ll thrive in our one-of-a-kind culture, where diversity is celebrated, employees are valued for their contributions and we all serve as advocates for change who continually find ways to do things better.
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0THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY 11/9/2016
Laboratory Animal Veterinarian
The Ohio State University, Office of the Attending Veterinarian (OAV) within the Office of Research, and the College of Veterinary Medicine seeks to hire a full-time veterinarian for a clinical track faculty position with primary responsibility for the clinical care of a variety of laboratory animal species and oversight of the experimental surgery core. Additionally, the veterinarian will provide consultation and outreach to investigators and research staff, work with animal care, research, and IACUC staff, and serve as a member of the IACUC. As a faculty member, participation in the veterinary curriculum to include teaching in the professional program and graduate education is expected. The successful candidate must be highly motivated, be able to work in a multi-location research support program, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to function in a team environment.
The Ohio State University has established a centralized veterinary care program (OAV) supporting both agriculture and biomedical animal care and use at the institution. The successful candidate will join a team of veterinarians in the OAV, and will have responsibility for overseeing the experimental surgery core for our biomedical research activities primarily supporting researchers in the Health Sciences (Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Allied Medicine, and Public Health). The centralized biomedical animal care program is AAALAC-accredited and has an average daily census of approximately BOK animals in nine facilities. The Health Sciences complex is located on the main campus of The Ohio State, and is ideally located in an economically and culturally vibrant metropolis.
Qualifications: DVMNMD from an AVMA-accredited college of veterinary medicine and current veterinary license in the United States. Completion of an ACLAM certified laboratory animal medicine training program or experience commensurate with ACLAM board-eligibility is preferred. Experience and competence in experimental surgery is strongly desired. The successful candidate will be appointed to a clinical track faculty position in Veterinary Preventive Medicine (50%) and an administrative appointment in OAV (50%). Salary and appointment level will be based on training and experience.
Review of applications will begin January, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae, including the names and contact information of at least three pertinent references to:
Chair of OAV Search Committee The Ohio State University
Room 111 Wiseman Hall
400 W 12th Ave. Columbus Ohio 43210
The Ohio State University is an Equal opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY 11/10/2016
Clinical Instructor / Clinical Assistant Professor / Clinical Associate Professor
Assistant Director of Animal Resources
The Animal Resources Unit of Oklahoma State University (OSU) invites applications for a clinical faculty position (Instructor / Assistant Professor / Associate Professor) in comparative medicine. OSU is a land grant institution with a wide breadth of activities involving live, vertebrate animals including agricultural, biomedical, and wildlife studies. The animal care programs of the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology, and the College of Human Sciences are accredited by AAALAC International.
- providing clinical veterinary care to a myriad of animal species owned by the University and rarely to privately-owned patients at the Cohn Pet Care Facility;
- providing emergency care after-hours, weekends, and holidays on a rotating basis with the University Attending Veterinarian;
- conducting health assessment rounds for animals housed in the University’s animal facilities;
- assisting with the coordination of care provided to University-owned animals by other veterinarians;
- participating in IACUC activities including meeting attendance, protocol review, facility inspections, and program reviews;
- serving on the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC);
- assisting with management of the University’s centralized animal program (Animal Resources);
- assisting in the preparation and review of standard operating procedures and disaster plans for the University’s decentralized animal care programs;
- training researchers and animal care staff in animal handling, sample collection techniques, compound administration, anesthesia, surgery, regulatory compliance, etc.;
- teaching comparative medicine to veterinary students both in a didactic, elective course available to sophomore students and also to junior and senior students doing rotations through the Animal Resources Unit;
- assisting investigators with animal model selection, study design, protocol development, etc;
- assisting colleges with maintaining and/or obtaining accreditation with AAALAC International;
- managing the rodent quarantine and health surveillance programs in consultation with the University’s Attending Veterinarian;
- conducting collaborative research and other scholarly activities; and
- performing other duties as assigned.
- DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA-accredited institution or equivalent.
- Completion of an ACLAM-approved training program or ACLAM board-eligibility.
- Must meet the University’s requirements for an academic appointment as a Clinical Instructor / Clinical Assistant Professor / Clinical Associate Professor.
- Working knowledge of animal welfare regulations and guidance.
- Eligibility for veterinary licensure in the state of Oklahoma.
- Ability to pass a medical evaluation, which includes receiving medical clearance to wear/use a variety of respiratory protection devices and personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Must successfully complete background checks and be eligible for employment in areas governed by the U. S. Patriot Act and the Public Health and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002, 42 CFR 73, 7 CFR 331, and 9 CFR 121. Consequently, the individual must successfully complete a Department of Justice/Federal Bureau of Investigation (DOJ/FBI) security risk assessment (SRA).
- Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
- Must be able to easily access confined laboratory spaces.
- The individual will be required to obtain, maintain, and carry a cellular device for rapid communication and handling university business.
- Must possess a valid driver's license for travel between sites.
- Proficient computer skills, which includes MS Office applications and database applications.
- Solid interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse audience of professionals.
- ACLAM board certification.
- Experience working with agricultural animals and wildlife.
Exceptional Working Conditions
- Potential exists for exposure to hazardous environments (i.e. spills and accidents involving biohazardous materials).
- Occasional travel may be required.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Application Procedures: Applicants should complete an application at OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, or apply on-line at https://jobs.okstate.edu. When applying, refer to Req2604. Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, a statement of professional career goals, a curriculum vita, and the names and addresses of 3 professional references. Screening of applicants will begin as applications are received, and the position will remain open until filled. Interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials by December 16, 2016, to receive optimal consideration.
Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.