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Assistant Director of Veterinary Services, Center for Animal Resources and Education, REQ167862  

Brown University | Providence, RI 10-20-2020

SUMMARY: 

The individual in this position has administrative oversight and clinical veterinary support responsibilities on the Brown University campus and provides on-call and back up assistance to the affiliated hospitals having research programs involving the care and use of laboratory animals. Its occupant (in consultation with the Director and Associate Director of Animal Care) participates in programs of veterinary care; provides surgical support; oversees veterinary technicians and the clinical veterinarian at Brown University; assists the institution in maintaining compliance with Public Health Service (PHS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations and guidelines; provides guidance in maintaining accreditation of animal care and use programs and facilities; advises/assists Principal Investigators in the design and performance of animal care and use protocols; provides training to researchers, animal care technicians and veterinary technicians and serves on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees at Brown University. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education: 

  • Must have a degree in veterinary medicine from an AVMA accredited school.  
  • Must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in at least one US state and must become licensed in the state of RI within six months from the date of hire.  
  • Must be USDA accredited or able to obtain accreditation within six months from the date of hire. Must be able to sign international health certificates for animal exports.  
  • Must have Formal Residency training and/or six years of experience in laboratory animal medicine. Board certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) is strongly preferred but board eligible candidates with appropriate work experience may be considered.  
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication, leadership and management skills.  
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with faculty who have inquired about their research animals. Must be able to exchange accurate information in a professional manner using both verbal and written methods.  
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle multiple projects with shifting priorities and frequent, short deadlines.  
  • Must be nimble and attention detailed in order to respond to greatly varying needs in multiple locations while maintaining cohesion of purpose and presentation.  
  • Requires high level coordination with other leadership to help maintain the integrity of the total Brown University/Affiliated Hospital research effort utilizing animals.  
  • Must be able to budget time and effort effectively.  
  • This individual must work effectively with a number of people across the institution to foster and maintain high-quality animal care and use programs and facilities.  
  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community  

All offers of employment are contingent upon consent to criminal background screening and education verification satisfactory to Brown. 

To apply, please use this link to directly view the position on Brown’s Career Site:  https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/staff-careers-brown/job/Bio-Med-Animal-Care-Facility/Assistant-Director-of-Veterinary-Services_REQ167862

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

About Brown (Please visit our website and get to know us better at:  www.brown.edu

Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies. 

With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction. Brown’s vibrant, diverse campus community consists of about 4,500 staff and faculty, 6,200 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, 490 medical school students, more than 5,000 summer, visiting, and online students, and over 700 faculty members. Brown students come from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting. 

Brown offers competitive benefits such as a generous retirement plan and education programs; details are available at:  http://www.brown.edu/about/administration/human-resources/ 

Director of the Program in Comparative Medicine and Veterinary Resources 10-14-20

University of Maryland School of Medicine

The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) is seeking a Director of its Program in Comparative Medicine and Veterinary Resources. The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) is Maryland’s public health, law, and human services university, dedicated to excellence in education, research, clinical care and public service. The campus comprises of the schools of Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Social Work, as well as a thriving academic health center, combining cutting-edge biomedical research and exceptional patient care. The incumbent will oversee animal research and services at UMB schools and affiliates, including the UMSOM, and the Schools of Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy. The UMSOM is one of the fastest growing, top-tier biomedical research enterprises in the world, with 43 academic departments, centers, institutes, and programs, and a faculty of more than 3,000 physicians, scientists, and allied health professionals. We have a robust collaboration with the schools of Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy, that all have strong fundamental research programs.

Primary responsibilities of the Director will include serving as a partner in and facilitator of the research enterprise across UMB; providing oversight of operations; ensuring that appropriate quality standards are maintained in clinical care, facilities, housing, personnel, and equipment in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and policies; and playing an active role in the development, oversight, and participation in animal user training and outreach programs for the UMB campus. The Director will also be responsible for the development, oversight, and participation in animal user training and outreach programs for all the research programs in the aforementioned schools. 

Qualifications

We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications: At least five years of managerial experience in a leadership role in a research environment with budgetary responsibilities and a history of major administrative contributions to their organization. A collaborative leadership perspective and experience promoting the highest quality and safety in veterinary programs are essential. Applicants must hold a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree, be eligible for licensure in the State of Maryland to serve as Attending Veterinarian, USDA accreditation, and board certification or eligibility for certification in Laboratory Animal Medicine.


All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be treated confidentially. For immediate consideration, please apply with a cover letter and updated CV to the following link: https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=200000YT&lang=en.  For additional questions after application, please email Asaf Keller, Ph.D.

UMSOM/UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identify, sexual orientation, race, color religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

Site Veterinarian @ Boehringer Ingelheim 10-13-20

Link to apply: https://tas-boehringer.taleo.net/careersection/global+template+career+section+28external29/jobdetail.ftl?job=2011488&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=

Description:

This challenging R&D position is responsible for a broad variety of activities as a Site Veterinarian for the Veterinary Clinical Research department, applying a unique combination of one's veterinary education, expertise, and experience together with people and leadership skills. This position will provide critical, specific technical resources and leadership for the clinical animal care team & meet the needs for research-related study execution including clinical technical skills, experimental design, all aspects of protocol execution, recommendations and implementation of health programs, USDA and AAALAC compliance, veterinary diagnostics, treatment, gross pathology, and emergency veterinary care. This must be accomplished by hands-on engagement and skilled collaboration.

One will provide "can do" approaches and insights that give BIAH a competitive advantage in assessing the biological activity of our vaccine and pharmaceutical leads, and in rapid experimental progress in new product research and development.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

· May be responsible for executing aspects of research study activities including but not limited to study-related observations, sample collection (blood, swabs, etc)and data collection. Review raw data for accuracy and completeness, and write accurate and complete reports as appropriate. Provide updates on progress of medical cases. Evaluate study data, draw scientifically sound conclusions, and make recommendations for subsequent studies to advance the evaluation of the lead.

· Provide state of the art veterinary care with outstanding technical capabilities (clinical measurements, surgical etc.), research study execution (lab animals, companion animals, poultry, equine, etc.), and veterinary health programs. Veterinary compliance as a licensed, accredited veterinarian with a DEA license, including animal welfare compliance.

· Applies knowledge of pertinent regulations (GLP, GCP, USDA memoranda).

· Provides medically sound recommendations for sourcing approaches to ensure availability of unique and specially required experimental animals.

· Trains and verify investigators and technicians on veterinary clinical procedures and research activities. May be responsible for site and cross-site training programs.

· Technical advisor to investigators and staff throughout R&D for clinical testing methods and design, implementation, and completion of studies to evaluate new product leads. Also provides expert advice for site-specific and department programs such as biosecurity, sanitation, medical equipment and supplies sourcing, preventive health programs, and more. May serve on cross-site or whole-company committees or workgroups, such as the IACUC, Global Animal Welfare Forum, etc.

Requirements:

· DVM/VMD degree from AVMA-accredited institution with licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the United States.

· Advanced degree (MS) and/or board-certification in applicable specialty is preferred.

· Minimum of one (1) year of experience working in a research-related environment; another advanced degree (i.e. MS) in a research-related field would be preferred.

· Experience conducting animal health clinical studies in either USDA or FDA regulated environment preferred.

· Substantial knowledge of animal husbandry, handling, and health sufficient to execute the tasks as assigned.

· Skills and knowledge relevant to clinical veterinary practice or scientific animal research are beneficial.

· Current and relevant working knowledge of regulations governing the use of animals in teaching and research (USDA, AAALAC) is preferred.

· Physical Demands / Surroundings – This position requires the ability to work in extreme environments (hot, cold, noisy, humid, etc.) with a high priority focused on biosecurity, attention to detail, and timeliness. Individual must demonstrate persistence and energy in a dynamic, fast-paced, and demanding work environment. Must be willing to work directly with animals during ante-mortem and post-mortem procedures.

· Visual Demands – Must be able to read and see clearly. Prescription eye wear is allowed.

· Temperament / Mental Requirements - Must be able to maintain even temperament when working with animals. Position requires willingness to learn at a rapid pace. Individual must be results oriented, cooperative, and a systematic thinker. Must be able to work in a multi-disciplinary matrix environment and value the importance of teamwork. Must exhibit sound judgment and analytical thinking. This person must demonstrate ability to manage processes, projects, and to function well in a team or committee role.

· Other Proficiencies – Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills in English, sufficient for accurate transmission of information internally. Requires ability to interface and build working relationships with team members at all levels of site organization. Must be proficient in basic computing skills such as e-mail communication and word processing.

· Attendance / Schedule – Attendance requirements are based upon BI AH general attendance policies. Must be able to work weekends.

· These physical and mental requirements represent a sampling of those considered essential to this position. Although this is an accurate representation, it is by no means complete and may be changed or updated as needed.

Desired Experience, Skills, and Abilities:

· Excellent organizational and project management skills are desired, as are excellent written and oral communication skills.

· Science-based understanding of trial design, statistics, & conduct is desired.

Eligibility Requirements:

· Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

· Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).

· Must be 18 years of age or older.

Who We Are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth. Want to learn more? Visit boehringer-ingelheim.com and join us in our effort to make more health.

Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Puerto Rico LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; physical or psychiatric disability; veteran or military status; domestic violence victim status; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

VETERINARIAN @ TULANE NATIONAL PRIMATE RESEARCH CENTER 10-28-20

The Tulane National Primate Research Center (TNPRC) is seeking applications for the position of veterinarian within the Division of Veterinary Medicine to help meet the needs of its expanding program.

The TNPRC is one of seven National Primate Research Centers and is an AAALAC International accredited facility housing approximately 5,000 nonhuman primates (NHP). TNPRC’s research program is focused on infectious disease with a concentration on the study of AIDS. Other areas of research involve emerging infectious diseases, gene therapy, biodefense, enteric disease, NHP behavior, and NHP medicine and surgery.

Responsibilities include medical and surgical care of breeding colony and research animals, provision of research support, and training of investigators, laboratory animal medicine residents, veterinary students, and technicians. The successful candidate will join a team of 6 ACLAM board certified veterinarians in the Division of Veterinary Medicine and will be provided opportunities to participate in the conduct of independent or collaborative research. 

The candidate must hold a DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA-accredited college of veterinary medicine and be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in one of the 50 states. ACLAM board certification or eligibility is required. The candidate must have excellent communication skills, ability to interact positively with others with an orientation toward team science, intellectual curiosity, and demonstrated initiative toward continuous improvement.

Applications must be submitted online at https://apply.interfolio.com/77292

Tulane University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Clinical Veterinarian Edwards Lifesciences 10-8-2020

Edwards Lifesciences is seeking a Clinical Veterinarian to join our team in Irvine, California. Reporting to the Vice President of the Edwards Research Center, the clinical veterinarian will provide veterinary medical care to research animals, conduct biomedical research studies and support department initiatives for study conduct, facility maintenance, and staff development. 

  • Perform surgery, interventional surgery or diagnostic techniques (e.g., ultrasound) to support R&D investigations, pre-clinical studies for regulatory submission or physician training; cardiovascular experience preferred.
  • Provide routine and non-routine veterinary medical care, (e.g., pre-operative, interoperative and post-operative) for large and small animals
  • Write technical protocols and reports to document product development and pre-clinical testing activities; including GLP study documentation.
  • Provide oversight and direction of research and husbandry technical staff in the areas of veterinary care and treatments, animal husbandry, equipment maintenance and operation, and research techniques
  • Monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with applicable animal welfare regulations and help maintain facilities for AAALAC accreditation.

Education and Experience:

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from a US accredited college of veterinary medicine,

minimum of 4 years’ experience of experience, including academic and/or industry preclinical

research environment: Required

License to practice in at least one state within the US: Required

ACLAM or ACVS residency: Strongly recommended.

For consideration, please visit https://edwards.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EdwardsCareers/job/USA---California--Irvine/Clinical-Veterinarian--ERC---Advanced-Technology_Req-4579

Sr. Staff Veterinarian @ Charles River 9-16-2020

Req ID #: 72075

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77047

Contact Information: spencer.streeter@crl.com

Please apply here:https://jobs.criver.com/job/Houston-Sr_-Staff-Veterinarian-TX-77047/670891000/

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Sr Staff Veterinarian for our Safety Assessment business located in Houston, TX.

The Sr Staff Veterinarian is responsible for providing professional veterinary services, overseeing and performing veterinary procedures in support of all aspects of veterinary care program for all NHP colonies at the site, as well as assisting with oversight of the animal care and use program.

Additional responsibilities include:

• Oversee daily Animal Health Assessment Program, Behavioral Management Program and Preventative Medicine Program for NHPs.

• Perform veterinary rounds as scheduled and provide clinical care and preventative medicine support.

• May perform surgical support and provide anesthesia, surgical and analgesic technical expertise/advice.

• Perform pre-shipment physical examination of animals, including radiographic review, ultrasonagraphy, Electrocardiogram (ECG), evaluation of routine screening tests and specific tests if required by customer.

• Responsible for the overall training program for veterinary services staff.

• Ensure that internal and external reports and other materials are prepared and submitted as required. • Provide responses to internal/external inspections and quality audits of veterinary or animal welfare content.

• Serve as advisor to management in technical matters as they relate to the site including application of new technology and any changes in national policies, procedures, guidelines or regulations affecting animal care and use.

• Assist in oversight of quarantine program which includes participation in vendor management, e.g. reviewing vendor health information, communicating specific issues related to shipments, tracking overall vendor performance, and interacting with the CDC.

• Assist in oversight of animal holding program with respect to overall colony health preventative medicine, clinical care, and client owned animal colony management.

• Provide support for activities of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), including protocol review, program review and facility inspections. May serve on the IACUC. May serve as Attending Veterinarian (Veterinarian of Record).

• Ensure all procedures and processes are accomplished in accordance with the regulations as it relates to animal welfare and veterinary issues.

Job Requirements

The following qualifications are needed for the Sr Staff Veterinarian role:

• Veterinary degree (D.V.M./V.M.D.) required.

• Minimum of 6 years veterinary experience in an NHP environment; Two years supervisory/ management experience preferred.

• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

• Licensure to practice veterinary medicine in at least one U.S. state required and ability to become licensed in Texas within 6 months.

• USDA accreditation or application submitted within 1 month of hire.

• Ability to obtain DEA license within 6 months. • Desired licenses include: Current DEA license and ACLAM eligibility or accreditation

• Computer literate and proficient with Microsoft Windows, PowerPoint and Excel.

• Good communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

• Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies and guidelines that govern animal research, research conduct principles and current methodology of laboratory animal medicine and management required.

About Safety Assessment

Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet

Clinical Veterinarian/Associate Director of Operations or Assistant Director in the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine @ University of Arkansas 9-2-2020

Assistant Professor: Requisition ID 2020-68163

Category:Research

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Department: RESH Lab Animal Medicine Husbandry Services

Post End Date 9/21/2020

Overview

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) invites applications for a veterinarian in the position of Clinical Veterinarian/Associate Director of Operations or Assistant Director in the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine.

UAMS is approximately a 30,000 sq ft decentralized animal facility that has a strong emphasis on basic science and cancer research. UAMS has been continuously accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) since 1973. It is fully compliant with all USDA and NIH guidelines and regulations. UAMS supports approximately 300 animal use investigators.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.  

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary:  offered commensurate with experience

Responsibilities

This position is intimately involved in ensuring compliance and the occupant should have a thorough knowledge of all applicable regulations.

Additional responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Provides clinical care to all campus animals 
  • Assists and collaborating with campus investigators on various protocols
  • Assists in directing and supervising the daily operation of DLAM including staffing needs and animal holding room needs 
  • Provides surgical and anesthesia skills to the research community  
  • Provides emergency care after-hours, weekends, and holidays on a rotating basis 
  • Coordinates the health surveillance and quarantine programs 
  • Conducts clinical assessment rounds
  • Participates in  all IACUC  and other committee activities as coordinated by the Director including meeting attendance, protocol review, facility inspections, and program reviews 
  • Works with other support entities (i.e. physical plant, OHS, PAM)on campus to insure compliance
  • Responsible for preparation, implementation and  continuous  review of standard operating procedures
  • Trains researchers and animal care staff in animal handling, sample collection techniques, compound administration, and other biomethodologies
  • Participates in teaching/training responsibilities on campus and at other contract institutions
  • Conducts veterinary consultations on model selection,  study design and protocol development  
  • Conducts collaborative research and other scholarly activities
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications 

  • DVM degree or equivalent from an AVMA-accredited institution
  • Completion of an ACLAM-approved training program or ACLAM board-eligibility. 
  • Must meet the University’s requirements for an academic appointment
  • Ability to obtain a Arkansas veterinary license
  • Ability to pass a medical evaluation, which includes receiving medical clearance to wear/use a variety of respiratory protection devices and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Must successfully complete background checks and be eligible for employment in areas governed by the U. S. Patriot Act and the Public Health and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002, 42 CFR 73, 7 CFR 331, and 9 CFR 121.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ACLAM board certification.
  • The candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with a diverse audience of students, technicians and professional staff and have proficient computer skills.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.B

Physical Requirements

Stand: Occasionally
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Occasionally
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
Talk: Occasionally
Hear: Frequently
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Heavy machinery, Sharp objects/tools

Please click the link below to apply

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/68163/job?iis=Email+a+Friend&iiese=fbXFBaktK%252B%252B7CbZilNgQO671j0Dpuj6PjxgkrVHL7sBNTrHxev8j%252FNptSgiaoXkQ&iiesn=KtoeI1uprdsn95zy0flPvASdsxoA0nXns2HUccAiB0U%253D

Attending Veterinarian @ University of Central Florida 9-1-2020

The University of Central Florida has issued an Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) for an Attending Veterinarian. This Invitation to Negotiate is a written Solicitation for sealed Offers to select one or more vendors with which to commence negotiations for the Procurement of an Attending Veterinarian.  The selected Attending Veterinarian will be a contractor, not a UCF employee.

You will find more information about the ITN requirements and timeline within the ITN package by visiting our Procurement Services website: https://procurement.ucf.edu/solicitations/, under ITN2020-05MCSA.

Send any communications and/or inquiries in writing (preferred via email) to the individual stated below and must be submitted on or before 9/11/20 @ 5 pm.  Deadline for offer submission is 9/29/20 @ 3 pm.  Submission instructions are provided in the ITN document.

For questions on the procurement process, contact Brian Sargent Procurement Services Department brian.sargent@ucf.edu  Phone: 407-823-2661

Veterinarian @ Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 8-25-20

Texass Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is seeking a highly motivated Veterinarian to join the Office of the Vice President for Research. The Veterinarian will be responsible for examining, diagnosing, and treating diseases of laboratory animals to ensure the health of animals used in scientific research, and to comply with regulations governing their humane and ethical treatment. The position also serves as Attending Veterinarian on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). The Sun City is home to many great attractions and outdoor events such as the Franklin Mountains State Park and our very own state-of-the-art Triple-A baseball park. El Paso boasts one of the lowest national crime rates, low cost-of-living, and great weather.

Required Qualifications
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, licensed to practice in the state of Texas or capable of taking and passing state exam. Must have practice experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine.

Preferred Qualifications
Post-Doctoral residency, or equivalent, in Laboratory Animal Medicine with 3-5 years’ experience in a laboratory environment. Interest and ability to qualify for the National Board Examination given by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) or foreign equivalent. Interest and ability to obtain Diplomat status in ACLAM or foreign equivalent.

For information regarding the position, and to submit a job application for consideration, please apply online at www.texastech.edu/careers, requisition ID: 21515BR. A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package is included.

For confidential inquiries, please contact:
     Myriam Casillas, DrPH
     Managing Director, Office of the Vice President for Research
     myriam.casillas@ttuhsc.edu

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an
applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as
a protected veteran.

Clinical Veterinarian Non-human Primates @ National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD with Priority One 8-19-20

JOB SUMMARY:

The Clinical Veterinarian provides the veterinary support to Laboratory animal programs consistent with facility guidelines, and the IACUC and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) programs. The primary responsibility shall be the provision of veterinary medical and surgical care to old and new world non-human primates. Clinical Veterinarian responsibilities include providing daily clinical care and treatment of the laboratory animals; participation in emergency call schedule and after-hours veterinary care, ICU night, weekend, and holiday coverage with other veterinarians as required. All services must be provided in accordance with all applicable regulations.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or equivalent required. Must have a license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one (1) state. Minimum three (3) years’ experience required in clinical laboratory animal medicine. Completion of a residency program in laboratory animal medicine and certification as a Diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) is preferred.

Must have knowledge of laboratory animal technician duties and training. Must possess excellent knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations governing Animal Care/Animal facilities.

Must be a legal resident of the United States.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

Demonstrated record of work experience within an animal care facility, or within the field of laboratory animal science.

Demonstrated record of successful development, implementation and maintenance of enrichment and training programs.

Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks in an organized manner with minimal supervision. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft’s Office (Word, Excel, etc.) required.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Oversees all aspects of animal colony health, including health surveillance. Experience with Non-human primates old and new world. Provides diagnostic support and treatment of sick or injured animals. Shall have demonstrated ability to interact effectively with PIs, Study Directors and investigator team(s) to achieve goals set forth within approved research protocols involving animal care, developing department master schedules and study-specific schedules, diet, dosing, and standard observational and technical procedures and accurate reporting of such data. Be familiar with active experimental protocols and future studies in the research pipeline to aid the facility with assuring PI and Study Director experimental parameters are met.

To apply, you may follow this link https://www.priorityoneservices.com/jobs/clinical-veterinarian-14-dvr-bethesda-md/ to submit your resume online or email your resume to recruiter@priorityoneservices.com  or fax your resume to 703-971-5440. Please include the JOB-ID (VET-DVR) in your communication. 

Senior Manager/Attending Veterinarian @ Zoetis – Lincoln, Nebraska 8-10-2020

Position Summary

The Senior Manager of Veterinary Services is responsible for providing veterinary care and oversight for laboratory animals (livestock and companion animals are included) at Zoetis.  He/She is responsible for ensuring the humane, legal, ethical, efficient, and scientific use of the animal and will serve as the Attending Veterinarian for the Lincoln Animal Care Program. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Exercise excellent veterinary skills to ensure humane animal care and treatment for all animals.
  • Possess good record keeping skills for animal accountability with regulatory authorities.
  • Ensure that practices, facilities, and records are in alignment with requirements of the Animal Welfare Regulations and AAALACi using the 9CFR Part 1 -4, Guide and Ag Guide as regulatory and voluntary guidance documents.
  • Serve as Attending Veterinarian on the IACUC participating in convened meetings, semi-annual review/inspections and responsible for timely protocol pre-review. (IACUC duties may include advising PIs on protocol design, disease interference, alternatives, pain and distress issues, anesthesia/analgesia, and other factors that may complicate or invalidate research results, etc.).
  • Influence and oversee activities related to maintenance of AAALACi accreditation; assisting management in obtaining Site and Corporate support and action where improvements are needed.
  • Oversee and maintain records for controlled drug use.

Resources Managed

Financial Accountability - Actively maintain a 3-5-year facility plan with capital expenditure forecasts.  Assist in providing budget estimates based on product manufacturing forecasts and maintaining adherence to active budgets

Supervision - Supervision of staff (n= 6-12) responsible for animal care, including a licensed veterinary technician

Education and Experience

  • Doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine from a veterinary school accredited by the AVMA (e.g. D.V.M. or V.M.D.) and must possess a license to practice veterinary medicine in any state in the U.S.
  • Must obtain a Nebraska Veterinary license within one year of hire date
  • Must possess an in-depth knowledge of USDA animal welfare requirements. Must have two years previous personal computer experience with appropriate software applications (Windows, Microsoft Office Applications - Excel, Word, Power Point, Visio and Access)
  • Must have previous experience in a research-based animal care program.
  • Possess ability to self-manage and work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and coordinate work, with a high attention to detail, through to completion.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Required and Preferred Competencies

  • Required: Veterinary medical, preventative, diagnostic (including necropsy services), anesthesia, surgical and/or treatment services for all animals used at the Lincoln facilities and oversee and direct successful outcomes for any animal health needs at White Hall
  • Required: Must be able to function in a team environment, but able to develop and drive projects independently to completion
  • Required: Develop, write, edit and train colleagues on job training checklists (JTCs), SOPs as appropriate and supply required documentation of technical training and proficiency of PIs and Clinical Operations colleagues
  • Preferred: Previous supervisory experience
  • Preferred: Board Certified by American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DACLAM)
  • Participate in Zoetis global animal welfare initiatives as directed by management which may include participation on Standing or Limited Duration Teams (SDTs or LDTs), animal welfare teams, etc.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Exposure to temperature variations
  • Disagreeable odors and dust
  • Constant standing
  • Potential animal bites and scratches
  • High noise levels, hearing protection required in certain areas or rooms
  • Exposure to flying objects and liquids, safety glasses required

To apply

Go to https://careers.zoetis.com/

Or directly to: https://zoetis.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/zoetis/job/Lincoln/Manager--Veterinary-Services_JR00006188-1

Clinical Veterinarian, Assistant or Associate Director, Comparative Bioscience Center, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 8-10-20

The Rockefeller University seeks an exceptional, interactive, creative and academically-orientated laboratory animal veterinarian in the position of Clinical Veterinarian / Assistant Director or Associate Director, Comparative Bioscience Center.

The Clinical Veterinarian / Assistant Director or Associate Director will augment strong partnerships with Rockefeller investigators and assist in implementing and managing programs to motivate, invest in, and optimize internal staff performance. Responsibilities include supporting investigator research programs using diverse laboratory animal species, oversight of rodent biosecurity programs, facilitating research programs utilizing a new imaging core, providing advice on animal models and research design, clinical care to research animal colonies, participating in IACUC activities, teaching postdoctoral fellows in laboratory animal medicine and scholarly collaborations.  This is an excellent opportunity for an academically-oriented individual to visibly contribute to the success of the research programs at the university.

The successful candidate must have a DVM/VMD degree from an accredited veterinary college and, ideally, certification from the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM).  He/she must be currently licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the US and be experienced in laboratory animal medicine. Demonstrated clinical proficiency in a large laboratory animal facility is highly desired. Academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Comparative Bioscience Center consists of a centralized animal facility and core laboratories delivering phenotype and anatomical pathology, diagnostic, transgenic, gene editing, behavior and imaging services supported by 120 professionals and specialists.  The Rockefeller University campus, located on 15 acres on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, sits as an international crossroads where scientists come to speak and share ideas. 

To apply, please include a letter of intent with a statement of professional goals, curriculum vitae, and contact information of at least three references.  Visit the following URL, click on 'staff opportunities’ and enter keyword ‘IRC24960’: https://recruit.rockefeller.edu/.

Review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the position is filled. 

The Rockefeller University is an Affirmative Action/VEVRAA/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Clinical Veterinarian @ Covance 7-27-20

Covance is currently seeking a Veterinarian IV to join their team based in Madison, WI. Reporting to the Director, Animal Welfare and Veterinary Services, the incumbent will provide veterinary health care for laboratory animals, give advice regarding the care and maintenance of laboratory animals, and provide training for technicians.  To monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with applicable animal welfare regulations and help maintain facilities for AAALAC accreditation.

  • Provide laboratory animal medical and surgical care by examination, treatment and advice to ensure adequate and humane veterinary support, at an independent, senior level.
  • Assist program director to ensure that company policies and practices regarding animal care and welfare are in compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Assist in training of staff
  • Assist with animal welfare-related regulatory/administrative duties [e.g., compliance with USDA, Home Office, (etc.) regulations and standards, AAALAC, client visits]
  • Serve on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, as needed.
  • Perform physical examinations of laboratory animals as indicated in protocols and SOP.
  • Perform ophthalmic or other veterinary examinations on laboratory animals.
  • Provide scientific expertise on animal health, biology, physiology, and research methodology to staff scientists and technicians.
  • Attend scientific meetings and provide leadership in scientific organizations, including attaining peer recognition through publications and/or presentations that contribute to the field of Laboratory Animal Medicine.
  • Report all animal care concerns and become involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary.
  • Function as leader of a specialty area (e.g., anesthesia or ocular clinical leader).
  • Lead and complete team projects, as assigned.
  • Mentor junior veterinarians and/or technicians.

Education:

  • Graduate of AVMA accredited veterinary school or equivalent
  • Must have a veterinary license in at least one state and ability to obtain a license and USDA accreditation in Wisconsin within 6 months
  • Board certification or eligibility for board certification in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine highly preferred

Experience:

  • 5-10 years of experience in laboratory animal medicine
  • Clinical industry experience is highly preferred
  • Leadership experience leading managers and teams
  • Knowledge of small and large animals used in research
  • Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals

For immediate and confidential consideration, please send CVs to Sarah Eggert at sarah.eggert@covance.com.

Clinical Veterinarian, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 7-24-2020

Tulane University is seeking applications for a new clinical faculty position of Clinical Veterinarian within the Department of Comparative Medicine. Responsibilities of the position include general medical and surgical care of research animals, provision of research support, service on the IACUC, and training of investigators, laboratory animal medicine residents, and animal care technicians. The successful candidate will be provided opportunities to participate in the conduct of independent or collaborative research.

The candidate must hold a DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA-accredited college of veterinary medicine and be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in one of the 50 states. ACLAM board eligibility is required. The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to interact positively and collaboratively with others, and demonstrated initiative toward continuous improvement.

Applications must be submitted online at https://apply.interfolio.com/77125.

Tulane University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.

Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian, Division of Animal Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center 7-13-2020

Position.  The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) 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 Division of Comparative Medicine’s 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 supports approximately 420 Principal Investigators working on over 640 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.  Experience with nonhuman primates is 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 Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1161 21st Avenue South
AA-6206 Medical Center North
Nashville, Tennessee 37232-2130
erin.n.yu@vumc.org

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.