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POSITION TITLE:               Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian (NHP)

LOCATION:         FDA/HHS - National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), Division of Veterinary Services, Jefferson, Arkansas


HOURS:                Scheduled hours may vary dependent upon contract requirements

SALARY:               100K-130K


  1.    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.
  2. License to practice veterinary medicine in Arkansas is preferred.
  1. Certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) with a research degree (MS or PhD) preferred.
  1. 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.
  1. Experience and expertise with other laboratory animal species, especially rodents and zebrafish is desirable.
  1. Must have knowledge of laboratory animal technician duties and training.
  1. Must possess excellent knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations governing Animal Care/Diet Preparation facilities.
  1. Good knowledge of both spoken and written English.
  1. 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       


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.

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    

Senior Director


Tufts University

136 Harrison Avenue

Boston, MA 02111     

617-636-8354 FAX (emailing the documents is preferred)

Completed applications will be reviewed starting November 9, 2016. The anticipated start date would be no later than January 3, 2017.

For further information, please feel free to contact Dr. Perkins at (617) 636-5615 or via e-mail at <>.

***Please note—we are unable to offer any assistance with housing in the Boston area.


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: 



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: (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

Job Description

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

If interested, please apply at:

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 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

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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 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<>.

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 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.