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Director, Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine and Attending Veterinarian @Southern Illinois University School of Medicine 11-17-17

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is seeking a doctor of veterinary medicine to serve as the Director of the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DLAM) and Attending Veterinarian for the School of Medicine.  DLAM provides the highest quality husbandry, administrative and technical support to facilitate animal well-being for research at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL.

The animal facility contains approximately 20,000 square feet of modern and well equipped space including a surgery suite, cage wash facility, necropsy room, quarantine area and infectious disease containment suite. The centralized laboratory animal care program is accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care.  The facility is manned by full time, dedicated staff including a Coordinator, a veterinary technician, several technicians, and a fiscal officer. 

This position requires strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, broad knowledge of regulations and standards for use of animals in research, and experience fulfilling operational, veterinary and research needs of a research animal care and use enterprise.  The incumbent will work closely with the pertinent oversight committee, other university committees, as well as researchers to ensure maintenance of a high-quality program. The successful candidate must demonstrate commitment to excellence in animal research, animal health and welfare, and regulatory compliance.  Cross-appointment in an academic department may be possible with qualified candidates possessing evidence and desire for establishing an independent research program. A faculty appointment will enable protected time to develop a rigorous extramurally supported research program and for teaching within the medical and graduate student curricula at the school of medicine.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

For information about the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine, please visit our web site:

http://www.siumed.edu/adr/division-laboratory-animal-medicine.html

For full consideration:  Interested persons should apply to this position and submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, valid credentials for the position, and current list of professional references online at http://siumed.edu/hr.

Confidential review of applications will begin immediately, applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Southern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Laboratory Animal Veterinarian @ Johns Hopkins University 11-17-17

Johns Hopkins University Research Animal Resources has a position available for a laboratory animal veterinarian with a faculty appointment in the Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology. The successful applicant will primarily provide medical and surgical support for large animal and nonhuman primate research and oversee our surgical support team, location, and operations.  She or he will also take an active role in the ACLAM-recognized laboratory animal medicine training program, participate in regulatory activities and conduct clinical or collaborative research.  He or she will join 5 laboratory animal medicine faculty and 4 post-doctoral clinical trainees in providing clinical and research support for multiple species, including breeding colonies of marmosets and pigtail and rhesus macaques.

Requirements include a license to practice veterinary medicine in the US and a current driver’s license. Candidates must have excellent oral and written English capabilities, a thorough knowledge of current US regulatory standards, strong teaching skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals with minimal supervision. Applicants should also have a demonstrated ability to conduct clinical or collaborative research, a record of customer service, and the ability to seek out, build, and maintain positive collaborative relationships with investigators. Experience and proficiency with anesthesia, routine surgical procedures, and some advanced research support procedures in multiple species is expected. Preference will be given to candidates who have ACLAM or other clinical board certification and experience with complex research procedures and surgery in pigs, sheep, dogs, ferrets, rabbits, and old and new-world nonhuman primates, as well as reproductive management of nonhuman primates.

Responsibilities may include: medical, surgical and research procedures for non-rodent species, management of an active surgical support service, preventive medicine for breeding colonies of macaques and marmosets; active participation in all aspects of the laboratory animal medicine training program; training for researchers and technicians in research and surgical procedures; conduct of clinical and collaborative research; participation in the institutional animal care and use committee; and consultation with investigators regarding research protocols.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, three professional references, and letter of application by December 31 to:

Emma Ey
Senior Academic Program Coordinator,
Molecular & Comparative Pathobiology
Johns Hopkins University
733 N. Broadway, Suite 811
Baltimore, MD 21205
443-287-2953
443-287-5628 (fax)
Eey@jhmi.edu

For further information regarding the position, contact:

Eric Hutchinson, DVM, DACLAM
Associate Director, Research Animal Resources
Assistant Professor, Molecular & Comparative Pathobiology
Johns Hopkins University
720 Rutland Ave, Ross 459
Baltimore, MD 21205
410-955-3273
ehutchi8@jhu.edu

Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students.  All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.

Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian @ Vanderbilt University Medical Center 11-15-17

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 and have passed the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE).  All applicants must be licensed to practice in at least one state in the United States. 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.

Laboratory Animal Resource Manager @ European Molecular Biology Laboratory 11-14-17

Location: Monterotondo (near Rome), Italy
Staff Category: Staff Member
Contract Duration: 5 years
Grading: 6 or 7 depending on experience and qualifications
Closing Date: 17 December 2017
Reference Number: RM_00060

Job Description
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the highest ranked scientific research organizations in the world. The Headquarters Laboratory is located in Heidelberg (Germany), with additional sites in Barcelona (Spain), Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany), Hinxton (UK) and Rome (Italy).

EMBL is looking for a Laboratory Animal Resource Manager for the Epigenetics and Neurobiology Unit near Rome, Italy.

The postholder will report to the Head of EMBL Rome and he/she will be in charge of:

Qualifications and Experience
Applicants should hold a Master’s degree or equivalent related work experience in animal welfare science. A minimum of three years of hands-on work-related experience in a managerial or supervisory role of a laboratory animal facility is mandatory. Veterinarian qualification is not required, but it is considered advantageous. He/she should be able to plan, direct, coordinate, and budget all activities of the animal facility. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, and have good communication and computer skills. Fluent spoken and written English is required. Italian is not required, but motivation and willingness to learn the language must be demonstrated.

Application Instructions
Please apply online through www.embl.org/jobs

Additional Information
An initial contract of 3 to 5 years' duration will be offered to the successful candidate. This can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.

The working language of the Unit is English.

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprise a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family.

Senior Clinical Veterinarian @ California Institute of Technology 11-8-17

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community. Under the direction of the Director of the Office of Laboratory Animal Resources, the Senior Clinical Veterinarian assists in maintaining Caltech’s Animal Care and Use Program; provide veterinary medical services, clinical supervision, and consultation and training to research investigators, technicians and husbandry staff.

Basic Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates should apply via: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm03/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CALTECH&cws=37&rid=3392

 

Attending Veterinarian @ University of Washington 11-7-17

The University of Washington is a premier research institution with demonstrated commitment and successful in biomedical research.  The Attending Veterinarian (AV) will serve a critical purpose to ensure appropriate animal care and welfare as the University fulfills its mission of teaching, research, and service.

The purpose of this position is to provide veterinary oversight and support for the animal care and use program at the University. This position performs a critical function to support excellent animal care and welfare within the context of the University's highly successful biomedical research program.  The Attending Veterinarian reports to the Institutional Official who has ultimate authority over the program. The role of the attending veterinarian is a critical role in meeting regulatory requirements and ensuring that our program is in alignment with regulations and standards of veterinary care for all vertebrate animals that are used in research, teaching and testing at the UW.

This position routinely interacts across a wide variety of University stakeholders. In addition to supporting and being a member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, the AV will interact and support Department of Comparative Medicine, Washington National Primate Research Center, Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities, and the research enterprise at large including Chairs, Deans, Primary Investigators, Laboratory Technicians and animal caregivers.  The AV reports to the Institutional Official who is the Executive Director for Health Science Administration, who reports to the University Provost.

This position is multi-dimensional and requires knowledge and expertise in laboratory animal medicine in a complex, high-performing research institution.  Excellent interpersonal skills are necessary to work effectively with animal care staff and members of the University research community. It is a required position within the University according to the Animal Welfare Act and our Assurance with the Public Health Service Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare. The Attending Veterinarian will work closely with the Office of Animal Welfare to meet these goals.

Link to position information and application process:

https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=149243&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1

Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian (NHP) @ National Center for Toxicological Research 10-31-2017

The Bionetics Corporation, a national diversified applied science and engineering company, is looking for a Clinical Veterinarian to provide veterinary support to the FDA/HHS National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) in Jefferson, Arkansas. The Clinical Veterinarian’s primary responsibility shall be the provision of veterinary medical and surgical care to the Nonhuman Primate (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.  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.

The successful candidate must have a 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) is preferred.  License to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state is required.  This position requires a minimum of two (2) years’ experience providing veterinary medical and surgical care to NHPs. Experience should include participation in the administration of environmental enrichment and preventive medicine programs for NHPs. Experience with other laboratory animal species, especially rodents and zebrafish is desirable. Certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) with a research degree (MS or PhD) desired.

Applicants must have excellent oral and written English skills and must be a legal resident of the United States.

The Clinical Veterinarian is responsible for:

The Salary Range for this position is 100k-130k, dependent upon experience. Bionetics values every employee’s contribution to our success and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, legal resources, paid vacation and sick leave, 401k, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, etc.

Candidates should submit their resumes to:

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

Email:  staffing@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 Veterinarian @ the University of Florida 10-13-17

The Department of Animal Care Services (ACS) at the University of Florida, Gainesville, has an opening for the faculty position of Clinical Veterinarian. The successful candidate will join seven other laboratory animal veterinarians and over 100 support staff in a diverse and dynamic, AAALAC-accredited, major research institution which cares for a large variety of animals (dogs, cats, sheep, cattle, horses, mice, rats, rabbits, chickens, chinchillas, reptiles, ferrets, guinea pigs, pigs, goats, fish, frogs, etc.) housed in over 200,000 gross sq. ft. of laboratory animal facilities. The University of Florida is a major research institution with over $700 million in research per year.

All of the veterinarians are ACLAM board certified. The program also includes a three year laboratory animal medicine training program with three residents.

Minimum Requirements: 

-DVM from an AVMA accredited institution or ECFVG certificate and license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state;

-good computer skills with ability to maintain complex clinical vet care operating systems;

-excellent customer service ability with strong writing and presentation skills

-ability to work collaboratively with veterinary faculty, veterinary technicians within the department and academic leaders and senior research staff throughout campus

-The Veterinarian is expected to provide preventive and clinical veterinary care to all laboratory animal species, with an emphasis on rodent species.

-The Veterinarian is expected to contribute to the development of institutional animal care and use policies and procedures as well as internal SOPs and policies. They will also review and provide input on animal care and use protocols and participate in IACUC and regulatory inspections.

-The individual is expected to participate in the training of personnel in the appropriate care and use of laboratory animals. Training responsibilities also include the laboratory animal medicine residency program and training of veterinary student interns/externs.

-The Veterinarian may work closely with ACS surgical staff to provide comprehensive surgical support and post-operative care for animals receiving surgical procedures.

-The Veterinarian is expected to work closely with and provide direction to ACS’s highly skilled certified veterinary technicians.

-The Veterinarian may  also participate in ACS contract research activities.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with Education and Experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred knowledge and experience also includes:

excellent computer skills and presentation experience;

working knowledge of laboratory animal husbandry;

prior experience in an academic animal research environment;

knowledge and experience in surgical and medical procedures commonly performed in biomedical animal research;

familiarity with pertinent laws, regulations and policies governing the use of lab animals

Additional desirable experience:

IACUC, teaching/training, leadership, and BSL and chemical hazards

ACLAM board certification is preferred

Candidates with a minimum of three years of experience in laboratory animal medicine are being considered. 

The successful candidate must become licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Florida within one year of employment date.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

A criminal background check is required.

To be considered for this position, all applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and list of professional references.

This position will post until an applicant pool has been established. The search committee will begin reviewing resumes as they are received. Position will remain open until filled.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

For additional position information and to submit an on-line application, please visit the University of Florida's website at https://jobs.ufl.edu.  Refer to Requisition Number: 502711 Department: Animal Care Services. You may also visit the Animal Care Services website at http://acs.ufl.edu/care and The Division of Sponsored Research's website at http://www.rgp.ufl.edu/research.

 

Clinical Veterinarian @ Chimp Haven  9-6-17

Come change lives. Starting right here in Northwest Louisiana!

As the National Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Chimp Haven is the only destination for government owned chimpanzees retired from research laboratories.  It is our goal to provide a healthy, happy life for every one of the chimpanzees at our spacious 200-acre campus.

You are an optimistic go-getter who can get things done. You are skilled at analyzing data to build your plan and then rolling up your sleeves to make things happen. You are innovative, creative and comfortable practicing veterinary medicine outside of “the norm” as we often times are breaking new ground for chimpanzee treatment regimens. As a compassionate animal lover, you have a natural ability to treat each chimpanzee as an individual and develop relationships with your patients.  And finally, you are a team player who welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with your veterinary colleagues, the behavioral team, husbandry staff and others to provide the best care possible for our residents.

Come join our team of dedicated staff, scientists and volunteers who are committed to the well-being of chimpanzees.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to careers@chimphaven.org or fax to 318-925-5600.  For more information, please visit our website at www.chimphaven.org

POSITION TITLE:  Clinical Veterinarian

REPORTS TO:  Attending Veterinarian

JOB CLASSIFICATION:

Shift:            Day shift; on-call availability for emergencies during nights and weekends as scheduled

Status:         Full-time

FLSA:           Exempt

Risk Level:    3

SUPERVISES:  Will likely supervise one or more veterinary technicians in the future.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:  Chimp Haven serves as the National Chimpanzee Sanctuary and is located on 200 forested acres in northwest Louisiana just outside of Shreveport.  Chimp Haven provides excellent care for over 200 chimpanzees retired from research or no longer used in the entertainment industry or as pets.  As more retired chimpanzees make their way from research institutions to sanctuary, our population continues to grow. Chimp Haven has a well-designed facility to support the physical and emotional well-being of all animals, experienced staff and high standards for operational excellence.  The organization is accredited by AALAC and the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, USDA inspected and a member of the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance.  Chimp Haven offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, extensive training and an opportunity for professional advancement.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

THE OPPORTUNITY:  As a key member of the 5-person veterinary team, provide routine and emergency medical care for the chimpanzee colony which includes infants through geriatric residents. This position affords the right candidate a unique opportunity to not only provide hands-on medical care to chimpanzees, but also learn all aspects of sanctuary medicine, share your knowledge and learnings with others in the field and participate in colony management decisions.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE:

1.  Medical Care and Records

2.  Administration

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:  

Attending Veterinarian/ Director of Veterinary Services @ Cincinnati Children's 8-23-17


Cincinnati Children's is seeking an Attending Veterinarian/Director of Veterinary Services to provide strategic leadership and direction for its animal care and use program. Nationally recognized as a top pediatric hospital and biomedical research center, Cincinnati Children's is a highly collaborative environment supported by a robust research infrastructure. The division of Veterinary Services offers a number of services and educational programs, and its animal care program covers a variety of species.


The SV/Director oversees all aspects of the animal care program, including ensuring the highest standards in animal care, management of more than 100 personnel, and maintaining a safe and regulatory-compliant facility.

This is a faculty appointment in a stimulating, mission-focused organization. It is expected that the successful candidate will hold a doctorate in veterinary medicine and have Board certification and strong expertise in laboratory animal care, experience managing a large staff, a firm understanding of regulatory and accreditation bodies (e.g., USDA, AAALAC), as well as a desire to work in a collaborative academic atmosphere. Credentials and qualifications should be commensurate with a rank of Associate or full Professor.


This position is integral to the institute’s mission to improve child health through innovative discovery.


Requirements and Desired Qualifications

Applicants should electronically submit a detailed curriculum vitae and a cover letter stating their interest to AVSearchCommittee@CCHMC.org

Cincinnati Children’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Wayne State University (8-15-17)

Attending Veterinarian and Assistant Vice President

Division of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR)

Wayne State University, founded in 1868, is a nationally recognized public, urban research university which enrolls nearly 28,000 students, making it the third largest among Michigan’s 15 public universities and one of the 50 largest in the nation. Wayne State is known internationally for its contributions to the sciences and holds the highest Carnegie Foundation classification for the Advancement of Teaching designations in both research and community engagement. As a committed urban-serving and globally ranked institution, research, technology development and knowledge application are at the core of our mission.  This is a key leadership position and a tremendous opportunity to be part of a major growth and expansion plan for the university.

The Cultural Center and Historic District in the heart of Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood envelop Wayne State University’s campus which encompasses approximately 200 acres and is an integral component of the rapidly expanding development activities and remarkable revitalization of the city. With immediate proximity to Canada and its location in the middle of the Great Lakes region along with professional sports, opera and symphony, Detroit and the metropolitan area (~5 million population) provide a rich culture with exceptional recreational and entertainment activities that has attracted many young professionals to the downtown area.

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will: 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 ethical conduct of research, teaching and testing activities that ensures the humane care and use of animals at Wayne State University and the affiliated John D. Dingell VAMC; engage, facilitate, advise and train university scientists, students and technical staff to promote research excellence and productivity; serve as an advocate and spokesperson for WSU at the local, regional and national levels on issues relating to animal care and use;  develop and maintain productive working relationships with faculty, students, staff and the general public and the surrounding community.  The successful candidate would also have the opportunity to be a part of the academic community through faculty appointments, as appropriate, and through the further development of activities within DLAR involving research, scholarly inquiry and academic engagement.

The Assistant Vice President will also 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; and provide fiscal, personnel, animal facilities and veterinary program oversight and management.

Qualifications

Education:  

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.

Experience:

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.  

 

 

 

Clinical Veterinarian - 10513

Description

University of Colorado – Office of Laboratory Animal Resources (8-15-17)

Clinical Veterinarian

The Office of Laboratory Animal Resources (OLAR) provides routine and specialized care for a wide variety of species of large and small laboratory animals, which are used by scientists for biomedical research and education in the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Nursing at the University of Colorado Denver |Anschutz Medical Campus (CU Denver). The Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian provides clinical and administrative veterinary support to the CU Denver animal care and use program through the Office of Laboratory Animal Resources. OLAR is the administrative arm of the CU Denver animal care and use program with specific responsibility for regulatory requirements, veterinary oversight of animal care, provision for training needs in appropriate animal care and use, IACUC support, and the organizational point of contact for extra-mural animal related interactions (AAALAC, USDA, OLAW, public, etc.). The individual serving in this position works with the other OLAR team members to assure regulatory compliance for the use of animals in biomedical research at CU Denver.

The Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Provide clinical veterinary support to all species housed in OLAR by following all applicable laws and regulations to include those from the USDA, NIH/OLAW, AAALAC, CU Denver, DEA, and any other relevant regulatory agency. 
  2. Serve as a veterinary member or alternate member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee including protocol review, program review, facility inspections, and any other relevant duties.
  3. Assist with the implementation and oversight of the CU Denver animal care program.
  4. Provide consultation and instruction to investigators and staff in animal care and use and assist with training of research and OLAR staff training.
  5. Work collaboratively with research laboratories in model development, troubleshooting research projects and with research projects.
  6. Work collaboratively with all members of the OLAR team to ensure compliance with federal, state, local, and University regulations, guidelines and policies.
  7. Provide weekend and holiday veterinary on-call coverage on a rotational basis with the other members of the veterinary staff.  
  8. May serve as a veterinary member of the Institutional Biosafety Committee
  9. May lead and train staff performing related work
  10. Aids in assuring regulatory compliance for use of animals in biomedical research at UC Denver. 
  11. Holds a position as a faculty member in the Department of Pathology and fulfills all responsibilities required of the School of Medicine to maintain faculty status.
  12. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY, refer to requisition 10513.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Excellent interpersonal skills,  customer service, written communication, verbal communication, organizational skills, attention to detail, general office equipment, supervisory, problem solving, time management, computer and basic mathematical skills

Knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies related to animals in biomedical research. Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures, animal husbandry requirements, methods, and techniques, ability to provide technical guidance and leadership to professional personnel in area of expertise, knowledge of animal surgical techniques.  Ability to assess and treat medical conditions in a wide variety of animals. Ability to establish and maintain effective collaborations and working relationships with a variety of persons, internal and external to the Institution. 

 Ability to work effectively under general direction or guidelines with minimal supervision or instruction.

Minimum Requirements

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

 

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants who have applied by midnight on September 17, 2017 will have their resumes reviewed in the first round.    

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions: 

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID:

When applying, applicants must include:

  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document

Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.  

Job Category: Faculty 

Primary Location: Aurora 

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20388 - CSA-VCR OLAR CLAC Operations 

Schedule: Full-time 

Posting Date: Aug 14, 2017 

Closing Date: Ongoing 

Posting Contact Name: Maria Montero 

Posting Contact Email: Maria.Montero@ucdenver.edu 

Position Number: 00736485

Posting Website https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=10513&lang=en

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Laboratory Animal Medicine 8-7-17

(Research Emphasis)

The Johns Hopkins University Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology invites applications for our 4-year postdoctoral fellowship with a research emphasis. This training opportunity is comparable to postdoctoral fellowships/PhD programs offered at veterinary schools and is distinguished by the broader research opportunities afforded by a large medical institution and the opportunity to pursue a PhD in a JHU graduate program. This is a 2-part program: three years of research training, funded by the National Institutes of Health, preceded by a clinical year funded by Research Animal Resources. The program prepares candidates for certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM).

Program

During the first year the postdoctoral fellows gain comprehensive experience in clinical care and diagnostic procedures through rotations in surgical support and post-operative care, pathology, rodent program management, and primate breeding colony medicine and management. Didactic training consists of weekly lectures, pathology slide review and seminars plus peer-mentored boards study, journal and regulations review and monthly seminars on behavior. In years 2 to 4 trainees participate in full-time mentored basic or translational research in a discipline of their choice. Postdoctoral fellows may pursue a PhD concurrent with their research training, finishing their PhD after completing the lab animal fellowship.

Faculty

Our faculty includes 11 veterinarians with ACVP and/or ACLAM board certification plus additional PhD faculty.  Research interests include virology, parasitology, neuropathology, immunology, cardiovascular disease, proteomics, RNA biology, rodent phenotyping and laboratory animal diseases.  Postdoctoral fellows also may work with faculty from more than 30 academic departments forming Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Qualifications

This position is targeted for a veterinarian who wishes to pursue a career in research as a laboratory animal veterinarian. Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States who has graduated from an AVMA-accredited institution and has passed the NAVLE. Candidates from non AVMA-accredited institutions must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States and must have the ECFVG or a license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state of the United States.

Applications

Johns Hopkins participates in the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program (VIRMP) [www.virmp.org]. Applicants must complete their applications on or before the unique date for laboratory animal fellowships posted on VIRMP to ensure that the program has ample time to schedule and complete onsite interviews with prospective candidates. As this deadline is distinct from other fellowship/residency specialties participating in VIRMP you should contact your references and registrar to ensure they submit their letters of support and your transcripts ahead of the deadline. Questions can be addressed to Emma Ey, Academic Program Coordinator, Johns Hopkins University, 733 N. Broadway, Suite 811, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, phone (443) 287-2953 or Emailed to eey@jhmi.edu. Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and educator.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Laboratory Animal Medicine 8-7-17

(Clinical Emphasis)

The Johns Hopkins University Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology invites applications for our three-year postdoctoral fellowship program in Laboratory Animal Medicine (clinical emphasis). This American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) recognized program provides outstanding clinical training in laboratory animal medicine plus didactic training and research activities needed to fulfill the requirements for certification by ACLAM.

Program

Competence in colony management, clinical care, pathology, diagnostic procedures and clinical research in laboratory animals is achieved through mentored rotations.  These include rotations in large animal surgical support and post-operative care, old and new world primate medicine and breeding colony management, rodent program management, pathology and mentored research time. Our trainees have excellent diagnostic and surgical facilities at their disposal including a surgery suite, radiology and ultrasound, hematology and clinical chemistry analyzers plus access to state-of-the-art small animal imaging and behavioral cores. The veterinary team provides clinical and surgical services, animal handling and technique training, and protocol consultation to research investigators throughout the Johns Hopkins University. Didactic training includes weekly lectures, pathology slide conference, journal and regulations clubs, seminar series and monthly seminars on animal behavior. Postdoctoral fellows provide veterinary review of animal care and use protocols and attend monthly IACUC meetings.

Faculty

Our faculty includes 11 veterinarians with ACVP and/or ACLAM board certification plus additional PhD faculty.  Research interests include virology, parasitology, neuropathology, immunology, cardiovascular disease, proteomics, RNA biology, rodent phenotyping and laboratory animal diseases. 

Qualifications

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and be a citizen or noncitizen resident of the United States, have graduated from an AVMA-accredited institution and passed the NAVLE. Candidates from non AVMA-accredited institutions must have the ECFVG or a license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state of the United States.

Applications

Johns Hopkins participates in the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program (VIRMP) [www.virmp.org]. Applicants must complete their applications on or before unique date for laboratory animal fellowships posted on VIRMP to ensure that the program has ample time to schedule and complete onsite interviews with prospective candidates. As this deadline is distinct from other fellowship specialties participating in VIRMP you should contact your references and registrar to ensure they submit their letters of support and your transcripts ahead of the deadline. Questions can be addressed to Emma Ey, Academic Program Coordinator, Johns Hopkins University, 733 N. Broadway, Suite 811, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, phone (443) 287-2953 or E-mailed to eey@jhmi.edu. Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and educator.

Laboratory Animal Medicine Resident/Postdoctoral Fellow at Tulane University 7-27-17

Tulane University Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency Training Program has one residency training position emphasizing traditional laboratory species available to start immediately. The Tulane University Laboratory Animal Medicine Training Program objectives are to provide exposure to the field of laboratory animal medicine to veterinarians, to train them in the principles of biomedical research, to prepare them for board certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) and a career in laboratory animal medicine. The program is recognized by ACLAM and focuses on training in clinical medicine and surgery for a variety of laboratory animal species including nonhuman primates in a biomedical research environment. Residents participate in didactic and hands-on training components, rotating through a National Primate Research Center, School of Medicine, School of Science and Engineering, and the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine. Residents are required to design and act as principal investigator for a research study focused on infectious disease, clinical medicine, surgery, laboratory animal management, or animal behavior. Additionally, training includes a weekly seminar, case presentation/grand rounds, instruction of veterinary students, facility management, and diagnostic pathology. Residents will participate in virtual grand rounds and an annual meeting with fellow residents enrolled in similar training programs. Opportunities exist for subsequent doctoral level training at Tulane University. Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree and a license to practice in at least one state within the US. Starting salary is based on the NIH scale for post-doctoral students. For questions about the program, contact Dr. Georgina Dobek (gdobek@tulane.edu) or see the listing on the ASLAP website. To submit an application, go to http://www2.tulane.edu/jobs/ and search for posting #IRC12483. Tulane and LSU are EO/EAE.  Individuals from under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Clinical Veterinarian (Clinical Assistant Professor) @

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 7-7-2017

The Department of Animal Care Services (ACS) at the University of Florida, Gainesville, has an opening for the faculty position of Clinical Veterinarian. The successful candidate will join seven other laboratory animal veterinarians and over 100 support staff in a diverse and dynamic, AAALAC-accredited, major research institution which cares for a large variety of animals (dogs, cats, sheep, cattle, horses, mice, rats, rabbits, chickens, chinchillas, reptiles, ferrets, guinea pigs, pigs, goats, fish, frogs, etc.) housed in over 200,000 gross sq. ft. of laboratory animal facilities. The University of Florida is a major research institution with over $700 million in research per year.

All of the veterinarians are ACLAM board certified. The program also includes a three year laboratory animal medicine training program with three residents.

Responsibilities Include:

The ideal candidate will have a DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA accredited institution or equivalent and a license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state in the United States; a minimum of five years training or experience in laboratory animal medicine (with large animals and with a broad range of rodent models), excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communication skills. Preferred knowledge and experience also includes: very good computer skills and presentation experience, working knowledge of laboratory animal husbandry; prior experience in an academic environment; knowledge and experience in surgical and medical procedures commonly performed in biomedical animal research as well as, familiarity with pertinent laws, regulations and policies governing the use of lab animals. ACLAM, ACVP, ACVIM, or ACVS board certification is preferred for this position and the successful candidate must become licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Florida within one year of employment date.

Final candidates will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/

A criminal background check will be conducted.

Salary is negotiable; commensurate with experience.

This position will post until an applicant pool has been established. The search committee will begin reviewing resumes as they are received. Position will remain open until filled.

For additional position information and to submit an on-line application, please visit the University of Florida's website at https://jobs.ufl.edu.    You may also visit the Animal Care Services website at http://acs.ufl.edu/care  and The Division of Sponsored Research's website at http://www.rgp.ufl.edu/research.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Veterinarian Supervisor @

Wa National Primate Research Center/University of Washington 6-12-17

Appointing Department Web Address:  http://www.wanprc.org

Full position listing available at http://hr.uw.edu/jobs

Requisition # 144163 (please see posting for complete job description list)

Job Location: WaNPRC Arizona Breeding Colony, Maricopa County, Arizona

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