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

POSITION CLASSIFICATION:      FLS Exempt

HOURS:         Scheduled hours may vary dependent upon contract requirements

SALARY:       100K-130K

BASIC REQUIREMENTS: 

JOB SUMMARY

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.     

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Perform other related duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Occasionally – CLIMBING, STOOPING, KNEELING     

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

Lifting/Moving Requirements – Minimum of 50 pounds

ENVIRONMENTAL/Working CONDITIONS

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

Email:  shayes@bionetics.com

Fax:  757-952-3700

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1161 21st Avenue South
AA-6206 Medical Center North
Nashville, Tennessee 37232-2130
erin.n.yu@vanderbilt.edu

Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Director, Comparative Medicine and UNMC Attending Veterinarian 5/31/2016

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

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

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

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

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

Experience Required:

Special Requirements:

Occupational Health & Safety Program Requirements

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

Physical Requirements:

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

Reference Requirements:

3 letters of reference/recommendation.

Other duties as assigned.

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

Apply Online at http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/27733

 

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

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

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

Applications must be submitted on-line for Job No. A20809 to https://uacareers.com/postings/10646

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/n9jdg8c3m8

ATTENDING VETERINARIAN @ UC Davis 3/18/2016

Salary: $9,566.67 - $21,416.67/Mo.

Final Filing Date: April 26, 2016

The UC Davis Attending Veterinarian reports to the Institutional Official and has the primary charge of providing "adequate veterinary care" for all of the animals used in one of the largest and most diverse animal care and use programs in the country. The program involves research and teaching activities that are covered by approximately 1400 protocols conducted by approximately 500 principal investigators, which cover more than 70 animal species housed in 28 on- and off-campus vivaria and 14 investigator maintained facilities. Total space of all animal facilities is close to one million square feet.

The AV also serves a public information, training, and consultative role on behalf of the University's programs of animal care and use. S/he advises campus animal facility management, animal users, and administration regarding current standards for research animal care. The AV is an ad-hoc member of the Institutional Biosafety Committee and is required by law to serve as a voting member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).

The AV serves as Director of TRACS that provides veterinary care and husbandry services to the majority of laboratory animals used on the Davis and Sacramento campuses. TRACS has an annual operating budget of $1.3M in core funds and $6.7M in annual recharge activity.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Current knowledge of laboratory animal medicine as evidenced by Diplomate Status in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine.

• Knowledge of institutional, local, state, national and international rules and regulations governing the use and care of laboratory animals (USDA Animal Welfare Act, ILAR Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Endangered Species Act, FDA Good Laboratory Practice Regulations, and California Public Health Law).

• Knowledge of humane care and housing of animals with understanding of standards and guidelines as established by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC).

• Demonstrated competency in a leadership role.

• Working knowledge of the ethical controversies surrounding research animal use and the ability to facilitate potentially difficult conversations and situations that can arise from these controversies.

• Experience working effectively with the personnel of regulatory agencies, funding agencies, and national bodies.

• Experience in triage demonstrated by an ability to effectively assign priorities among seemingly conflicting goals and act decisively, yet retain flexibility and maintain an open mind.

• Management skills to effectively supervise skilled technical and clerical staff and manage all unit resources.

• Knowledge and experience managing represented employees.

• Experience in public speaking and media relations.

• Experience presenting complex and technical information to varied audiences of all sizes, and to translate medical-biological jargon into understandable terms for non-technical audiences.

• Experience in preventive medicine programs required for laboratory animals, nonhuman primates, agricultural species, aquatic species, amphibians, reptiles and other exotic species including vaccination, parasitology, bacteriology, and virology screening programs.

• Experience in conducting presentations at national and international specialty meetings. 

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience teaching in a classroom situation. 

To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at

http://employment.ucdavis.edu  

Requisition Number:  03015945  

The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Staff Veterinarian@ Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Brunswick, NJ 3/18/16

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support.  Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

The Staff Veterinarian’s responsibilities will include providing clinical and study support in a Drug Safety research environment; conducting and interpreting laboratory procedures including electrocardiography and ophthalmoscopy; providing and maintaining high quality health care and records for all laboratory animals; authoring, revising, or reviewing standard operating procedures, guidelines, and research reports; assisting with experimental protocol design; providing professional and technical support to the animal users; participating in  the sentinel and vendor animal health quality assurance programs; providing supervision of veterinary scientists; implementing staff training and development to support regulatory compliance; participation in a rotating on-call schedule for weekend, holiday, and emergency coverage.

These responsibilities are conducted in compliance with FDA and USDA regulations, and guidelines to maintain AAALAC Accreditation. This position will require the employee to work with chemical, radiological, or biological agents that may be hazardous to health if mishandled. Employees will be required to follow all safety procedures and use personal protective clothing/equipment where specified.

Qualifications

Requires DVM or VMD or equivalent plus a current license to practice veterinary medicine in the US. An understanding of the biology and medicine of laboratory animals as acquired by completion of a post-doctoral program in laboratory animal medicine or another veterinary specialty is strongly desired. Knowledge of regulatory requirements and guidelines for the care and use of laboratory animals is strongly desired. Experience working in a GLP environment is preferred. Proven excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to interact with and engage well with others within and outside the department at all levels is required. Travel for training or other business needs will be required where consecutive nights away from home occur. The position requires use of personal protective equipment to prevent injuries and exposure to potentially hazardous agents.

For additional information and to apply, please go to http://jobs.bms.com/jobs/1600936

Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer - Vet/Disability

Operations/Technical Supervisor@ Bristol-Myers Squibb 3/18/16

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support.  Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Operations / Technical Supervisor of Veterinary Sciences - Redwood City, CAAs a member of the Veterinary Sciences (VS) team you will experience a culture that believes in making the animal care and use program a model for the industry.  

We are focused on providing employees with career development and engagement across our entire drug development process.  Specific responsibilities will include maintaining full oversight of our pre-clinical vivarium in Redwood City, with special emphasis on in vivo oncology and immunology workflow. 

The candidate will be responsible for upholding regulatory and welfare standards as they pertain to laboratory animal care, husbandry, facilities, animal enrichment and the overall animal macroenvironment;  overseeing room sanitization, room caging set-up, room checks and weekly inspections of the vivarium; directly supervising VS staff to coordinate their daily activities; Interacting with research investigators; providing daily oversight and operations for Edstrom Watchdog System; conducting routine walk through inspections with the Operations/Technical Manager to record facility findings and submit work orders.  

The candidate will also be expected to manage the performance of animal care staff against departmental goals and objectives; recommend, develop and implement staff training programs to assure proper care is delivered, provide technical support to the staff and scientific investigators. 

This position will support research goals while maintaining regulatory compliance. The candidate will be involved in leading and implementing changes and improvements in operations; oversees animal feed and bedding ordering, receipt, animal housing; will supervise the quarantine, sentinel and vendor animal health  quality assurance programs; and may assist in the creation of research animal models and experimental study conduct as applicable. This individual will also participate in cross-site initiatives to better animal care practices and harmonize practices among BMS sites.

Qualifications

Apply on-line:  http://jobs.bms.com/jobs/1600853

 

Operations/Technical Supervisor@ Bristol-Myers Squibb 3/18/16

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support.  Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Operations / Technical Supervisor of Veterinary Sciences - Redwood City, CAAs a member of the Veterinary Sciences team you will experience a culture that believes in making the animal care and use program a model for the industry.  

We are focused on providing employees with career development and engagement across our entire drug development process. Specific responsibilities include maintaining full oversight of the assigned areas of the vivarium in Redwood City, with special emphasis on rodent breeding and antibody discovery workflows. 

This position will be responsible for upholding regulatory and welfare standards as they pertain to laboratory animal care, husbandry, facilities animal enrichment and the overall animal macroenvironment; oversees room sanitization, room caging set-up, room checks and weekly inspections of the vivarium; directly supervises VS staff to coordinate their daily activities; Interacts with research investigators; Oversees daily operations of Edstrom Watchdog System; Conducts routine walk through inspections with the Operations/Technical Manager to record facility findings and submit work orders.  

Will manage performance of animal care staff against departmental goals and objectives; will recommend, develop and implement staff training programs to assure proper care is delivered, provide technical support to the staff and investigators, and will support research goals and regulatory compliance; actively involved in leading and implementing changes and improvements in operations; oversees animal feed and bedding ordering, receipt, animal housing; will supervise the quarantine, sentinel and vendor animal health  quality assurance programs; will assist in the creation of research animal models, including complex breeding programs. 

Individual will also participate in cross-site initiatives to better animal care practices and harmonize practices amongst other BMS sites.

Qualifications

Apply on-line:  http://jobs.bms.com/jobs/1600854

 

Operations/Technical Manager @ Bristol-Myers Squibb 3/18/16

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support.  Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Operations / Technical Manager of Veterinary Sciences - Redwood City, CAAs a member of the Veterinary Sciences team you will experience a culture that believes in making the animal care and use program a model for the industry. 

We are focused on providing employees with career development and engagement across our entire drug development process.  

Specific responsibilities include overseeing the daily operations of the animal facility, providing administrative, management and leadership for Veterinary Sciences Animal Care organization located at the Redwood City discovery site; managing Operations Supervisors and Animal Care Staff to assure that standards of animal care standards that comply with the USDA regulations and AAALAC guidance are provided. Coordinate capital facilities projects. 

Will create goals and objectives that align with the organization and manage performance against those expectations; provide and oversee staff training and development to support regulatory compliance; plan and implement programs in conjunction with other departments; provide technical support to the animal users; oversee animal ordering, receipt, housing, quarantine and sentinel monitoring; maintain the health for all laboratory animals; overseeing surgical procedures and assisting with the creation of research animal models, as well as overseeing and evaluating the sentinel and vendor animal health  quality assurance programs.

May have oversight of contract research organization work that facilitates BMS’s overall discovery goals.

Qualifications

Apply on-line:  http://jobs.bms.com/jobs/1600852

 

INDIANA UNIVERSITY

BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA

DIRECTOR OF LABORATORY ANIMAL RESOURCES

AND ATTENDING VETERINARIAN 3/10/16

DESCRIPTION

Indiana University invites applications for the position of Director of Laboratory Animal Resources – Attending Veterinarian required for support of its ongoing “Life Sciences Initiatives” on the Bloomington campus. The mission of Laboratory Animal Resources (http://lar.indiana.edu/) is to provide high quality, humane care for research and teaching animals at Indiana University Bloomington, and ensure compliance with federal laws and guidelines and campus policies related to animal use. The Director is responsible for managing the AAALAC-accredited campus core animal facilities and providing medical care and oversight for all campus facilities in which animals are maintained for research and teaching. The Director is also expected to be a resource for all animal-related research activities conducted by the faculty. This position reports to the Office of the Vice Provost for Research on the Indiana University Bloomington Campus.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must hold a veterinary degree from an AVMA accredited institution, be licensed (or eligible) to practice veterinary medicine in Indiana, be ACLAM board certified or eligible, and possess substantial experience in leadership administration of lab animal services. Candidates must also demonstrate a history of collaborative participation in animal research.

The Director of Laboratory Animal Resources – Campus Veterinarian is a full-time, non-tenured, academic position whose rank and salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

APPLICATION

Review of applications will start on April 22, 2016. The first round of interviews will be scheduled for May 2-13, 2016. This position has a target start date of July 1, 2016 but is negotiable.  Interested candidates can find further detailed application requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/2314. Three letters of recommendation will be expected along with a CV and Letter of Application. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Alicia Adelman, Office of the Vice Provost for Research, 530 E. Kirkwood Ave, Carmichael Center 204, Bloomington, IN  47408, abadelma@indiana.edu.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.