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Head of Clinical Medicine, Surgery and Training @ Oregon Health & Science University 6-16-2021

The Department of Comparative Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)Central and Waterfront Campus (CWC) is seeking an experienced, outstanding and highly interactive veterinarian for a full-time Head of Clinical Medicine, Surgery, and Training faculty position. Applicants must have an D.V.M./V.M.D. degree, be licensed to practice in the United States and be ACLAM certified or eligible for ACLAM certification. This position ensures the provision of veterinary care to all colony animals, development and oversight of preventative medicine programs, assists investigators with animal study model and experimental design development and oversight of medical, surgical and technical support to research scientists. The appointee is also responsible for clinical and didactic mentoring and training veterinary residents and visiting clinical trainees; directs the training of research staff in the humane care and use of research animals; IACUC and IBC membership and regulatory and protocol compliance in the care and use of research animals. This position directly supervises the veterinary clinical and surgical support staff, including clinical veterinarians and animal/clinical/surgical health technicians and indirect supervision of veterinary residents.

OHSU is an institution of higher learning, with schools in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry and public health and is Oregon’s only public academic health care center.  OHSU is consistently ranked in the top 50 NIH-Funded Institutions, supporting basic, clinical and applied research programs.  The Department of Comparative Medicine CWC provides animal resources support to a wide variety of laboratory animal species, including mice, rats, guinea pigs, rabbits, hamsters, sheep, swine, frogs, birds, voles, ground squirrels and fish housed in eleven facilities, totaling nearly 100,000 square feet.

Oregon Health & Science University is located in the heart of Portland, Oregon.  Portland is one of the key metropolitan regions of the Pacific Northwest (PNW), situated equidistant from the stunning Oregon coastline and the equally splendid Cascade mountains. Portland offers all of the amenities of a city, with immediate access to the outdoors.

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu

For the full job description and to apply click here.  Please contact DCMInformation@ohsu.edu  for assistance.

Veterinarian 3 (Senior Veterinarian) @ CNPRC at UC Davis 6-14-2021

Department Description

The Professional Veterinary staff is responsible to provide veterinary medical services for in-patient and outpatient areas and includes over 5,000+ non-human primates housed at the California National Primate Research Center. Responsibilities are performed under general direction and include all aspects of health care and preventive medicine. Work includes providing veterinary support services to investigators. Perform management-related tasks under the general direction of departmental management. Provide support and training to students, visiting veterinarians, residents (primate, lab animal, zoo), and clinical veterinary technicians in all aspects of primate medicine.

The California National Primate Research Center, CNPRC at UC Davis, is an Organized Research Unit that conducts interdisciplinary research programs on significant human health problems where non-human primates is the animal of choice. In addition to its major efforts in the area of research, the CNPRC is also committed to both UC Davis and NIH missions of teaching and service.

Job Summary

Reporting to Senior Manager of Primate Veterinary Services and under general direction, provide all aspects of veterinary health care and preventive medicine care, which includes performing routine animal care rounds of emergency and critical animal care cases. Duties include: Oversee and coordinate workflow of assigned Animal Health Technicians (AHTs) including addressing their questions, providing any needed clinical support or technical training of care procedures, protocols, and making sure all of work is completed in accordance with CNPRC Animal Healthcare standards. Evaluate chronic metabolic cases such as diabetics, water restricted animals, kidney transplants, etc. as necessary. Perform all clinical procedures including skin grafts, radiographs, examinations, etc. File and document laboratory results and assist in the documentation and maintenance of medical problem lists, long-term outpatient records, and review hospital and out-patient records and radiology reports. Provide onsite shift hours and on call hours coverage as well as participating in research support activities. Review records for non-breeders as required by Research Services. Writes shift and case management summaries of both planned and unanticipated activities that occur during weekend shifts.

 Provide veterinary support services to research investigators, collaborating with research investigators in scientific research in the design, implementation, interpretation and communication of research projects. Perform management-related tasks under the general direction of senior veterinary staff. Provide support and training to students, visiting veterinarians, UCD residents, rotating Lab Animal Medicine residents, and clinical veterinary technicians in all aspects of primate medicine. Oversee assigned pre-project/pre-shipment physical exams; review management areas and their cases (i.e., 20% weight loss, prolonged menses, chronic diarrhea, diet manipulation, etc.).

POSITION INFORMATION

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Wear protective clothing and respirator in circumstances that require personal protection from infectious diseases and animals.
  • Walk, crouch, kneel, bend and lift heavy items or animals weighing up to 50 pounds. Stand for long periods of time on hard surfaces (clinic, operating rooms, etc.).
  • Lift, move, and bend to restrain and treat laboratory animals.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Sr. Staff Veterinarians provide health care services to nonhuman primates housed in 407,148 square feet in BSL 1 -3 animal spaces that include indoor housing, outdoor field corrals, outdoor corn crib housing, inhalation therapy, and animal testing space.
  • Measles vaccination or proof of illness required. TB test or chest x-ray, measles vaccination or proof of illness is required prior to employment and annually thereafter.
  • This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy.
  • Must be willing to perform assigned duties in a BioSafety Level (BSL) 2 or 3 facility where non-humans primates may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous diseases such as HIV, SIV, or Herpes B virus.
  • Work on call, on a rotating basis incumbent is expected to carry pager and provide 24 hour/after hours veterinary coverage for on call emergencies.
  • California National Primate Research Center employees are directly or indirectly engaged in the performance of work on Federal or State contracts and grants as well as periodically come into contact with controlled substances; and are expected to abide by the UC Policy on Substance Abuse, the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, and the State Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1990.
  • UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

 QUALIFICATIONS

 Required:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM) from a recognized and accredited school of veterinary medicine; Licensed DVM in the state of California (or attain CA license within 6 months from date of hire).
  • Experience in medical primatology as it applies to the diagnosis, surgical procedures, and medical treatment of nonhuman primates.
  • Experience in preventive medicine programs required for laboratory housed non-human primates, including vaccination, parasitology, bacteriology and virology screening programs.
  • Experience in investigator project support including participation in experimental protocols, research design and laboratory-directed activities.
  • Knowledge of humane care and housing of animals with understanding of standards and guidelines as established by the American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC).
  • Experience addressing sensitive issues; experience in communications associated with the use of laboratory animals such as non-human primates in biomedical and translational research.

 Preferred:

  • Board-certified by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine. Successful completion of a residency program in Laboratory Animal Medicine and Surgery.
  • Applied experience of institutional, local, state, national and international rules and regulations governing the use and care of nonhuman primates (USDA Animal Welfare Act, ILAR Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Endangered Species Act, FDA Good Laboratory Practice Regulations, and California Public Health Law).
  • Skills to work with large and small non-human primates.
  • Knowledge of gross necropsy procedures and basic histopathology of the nonhuman primates.
  • Skill to teach in a classroom situation, seminar format, and on a one-to-one basis. -Skill to conduct presentations at national and international specialty meetings.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Background Check

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

 EEO/AA Statement

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

POSITION INFORMATION

Salary Range: $85,500.00 - $202,600.00

No. of Positions: 2

Appointment Type: Career

Percentage of Time: Fulltime, 100%

Shift Hours: Monday- Friday

Location: UC Davis

Union Representation: No

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Apply by Date: 08/06/2021

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2301465

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Veterinarian 2 (Associate Staff Veterinarian) @ CNPRC at UC Davis 6-14-2021

Department Description

The California National Primate Research Center, CNPRC at UC Davis, is an Organized Research Unit that conducts interdisciplinary research programs on significant human health problems where non-human primates is the animal of choice. In addition to its major efforts in the area of research, the CNPRC is also committed to both UC Davis and NIH missions of teaching and service.

Job Summary

Under direction of Senior Staff Veterinarians provide veterinary medical care support for non-human primates in both hospital and outpatient areas. Work as a veterinary generalist providing all aspects of health care and preventive medicine to colony animals (non-human primates) as well as providing veterinary services to investigators. Participate in clinical and research veterinary medicine.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Provide health care services to nonhuman primates housed in 407,148 square feet in BSL 1 -3 animal spaces that include indoor housing, outdoor field corrals, outdoor corn crib housing, inhalation therapy, and animal testing space.
  • Employee is required to work with animals/tissue that is infected with the HIV/SIV virus.
  •  Work with large and small nonhuman primates. Substantial animal contact. Must be willing to work with animals that may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous diseases such as HIV, SIV, Herpes B virus, influenza, etc..
  • Required to wear protective clothing and respirator in circumstances that require personal protection from infectious diseases and animals.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Measles vaccination (and other vaccinations- i.e., small pox, influenza) or proof of previous illness required. TB test or chest x-ray, measles vaccination or previous proof of illness is required prior to employment and annually thereafter.
  • This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy. 
  • Must be willing to perform assigned duties in BioSafety Level (BSL) 2 or 3 facility where nonhuman primates may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous diseases such as HIV, SIV, Herpes B virus, or Tuberculosis. 
  • Participate in evenings, weekend, and holiday on call veterinary services, Work includes weekend and evening research support and clinical duties. Shift assignments include both weekend and on call duty/emergency clinical care. 
  • Provide health care services to nonhuman primates housed in 407,148 square feet in BSL 1 -3 animal spaces that include indoor housing, outdoor field corrals, outdoor corn crib housing, inhalation therapy, and animal testing space.
  • Work with tissue that is infected with the HIV/SIV virus. 
  • Work with large and small nonhuman primates. Substantial animal contact. Work with animals that may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous diseases such as HIV, SIV, Herpes B virus and Filoviruses.
  • Required to wear protective clothing and respirator in circumstances that require personal protection from infectious diseases and animals.
  • UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
  • California National Primate Research Center employees are directly or indirectly engaged in the performance of work on Federal or State contracts and grants as well as periodically come into contact with controlled substances; and are expected to abide by the UC Policy on Substance Abuse, the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, and the State Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1990.

 QUALIFICATIONS

 Required:

  • Doctorate degree of Veterinary Medicine (DVM or VMD) from an AVMA-accredited veterinary college with clinical veterinary experience.
  • Experience performing veterinary clinical duties in laboratory animal medicine specific to nonhuman primates. 
  • A CA State Veterinary License. 
  • Applied knowledge of veterinary medicine as it applies to the diagnosis and treatment of nonhuman primates. 
  • Applied knowledge of institutional, local, state, national, and international rules and regulations governing the use and care of nonhuman primates (USDA Animal Welfare Act, ILAR Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Endangered Species Act, FDA Good Laboratory Practice Regulation, and California Public Health Law).
  • Skills to read and interpret complex documents such as research protocols, regulations, policies. 
  • Interpersonal skills to interact professionally, positively, and collaboratively with others in a spirit of service while ensuring compliance requirements are met in a reasonable time frame.
  • Communication, time management, and customer service skills to work both as part of a team and independently.
  • Experience in humane care and housing of animals with understanding of standards and guidelines established by the American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC).

 Preferred:

  • Experience working as a laboratory animal veterinarian with the completion of a laboratory animal residency program.
  • Experience in preventive medicine programs required for laboratory housed nonhuman primates including quarantine procedures, tuberculin testing, vaccination, parasitology and bacteriology, and virology screening programs. 
  • Veterinary clinical, anesthetic, and surgical skills with a variety of animals. 
  • Skills to interact with pathologists to identify patterns of disease in colony animals. 
  • Experience in gross necropsy procedures and basic histopathology of the nonhuman primate.
  • Experience to teach in the classroom situation, seminar format, and on a one-to-one basis; and to make presentations at national and international specialty meetings.
  • Working knowledge of regulations governing the use of animals in research (e.g., USDA, AAALAC). 
  • Completion of a Primate Residency Program.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Background Check

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

EEO/AA Statement

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

POSITION INFORMATION

Salary Range: $5,916.67 - $12,733.33/MO.

No. of Positions: 1

Appointment Type: Contract for a period of 12 months, with possibility for extension, and/or transition to Career.

Percentage of Time: Full-time, 100%

Shift Hours: Monday To Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

 Location: UC Davis

Union Representation: No

Benefits Eligible: Yes

 Apply by Date: 08/01/2021

 To apply, visit:  https://apptrkr.com/2301439

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Research Veterinarian @ eGenesis 6-11-2021

At eGenesis egenesisbio.com, we aspire to deliver safe and effective human transplantable cells, tissue, and organs utilizing the latest advancements in genome editing. 

Hiring for a full time Research Veterinarian to perform daily care for research animals; help develop and optimize surgical and non-surgical animal models, disease diagnosis, experimentation and staff training.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • DVM/VMD from an AVMA-accredited school of veterinary medicine.
  • Successful completion of an ACLAM recognized training program in Laboratory Animal Medicine desired but other candidates considered.
  • Experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine desired. (may include experience during training).
  • License to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state in the US (state of Wisconsin license required within one year of employment). USDA Accreditation at the time of application.
  • Must be service oriented and have the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, mentoring and teaching skills.

 This job is near Madison, WI.

 Apply through Lever: https://jobs.lever.co/egenesisbio/613e1fb7-4763-4145-aa34-90039f125d7b/apply

Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian @ University of Louisville 6-7-2021

The University of Louisville (UofL) is seeking a highly motivated veterinarian to support its growing animal research program.

Shared program responsibilities will include but not be limited to: 1) assisting in the management of UofL animal facilities including clinical care and health monitoring associated with rodent quarantine, transgenic animals, large animal models and medical/educational research, 2) contributing to program planning, design, renovation/construction, and operation of  rodent animal facilities, 3) completing special administrative projects as assigned by the Associate Director or the Assistant Vice President for Research Services, and  4) participation in a broad range of regulatory activities associated with animal care and use including those related to GLP studies, IACUC, AAALAC, OLAW, and the USDA.  For complete description, including major duties and credentials, please see “How to Apply” below.

Qualifications include a DVM or VMD degree from an AVMA-accredited institution and a license to practice in the U.S. ACLAM Board Certification or eligibility is preferred and a background in the management of large rodent populations is highly desirable.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at employment@louisville.edu or 502.852.6258.

How to Apply

University of Louisville Current Openings: Job ID number -  40708

To apply for this position, follow the “On-Line App. Form” link below and then click on the “Apply Now”. You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the “Submit” button.  Detailed instructions are available at Louisville.edu/jobs in the “My Career Tools” section.  Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00 PM on the deadline date.  If the posting description requested that you follow up and mail or email other documents, your application will not be considered complete until those have been received by the department. 

Only ONE attachment can be uploaded per application. If you wish to include a cover letter or other documents, please combine them as one document with your resume/cv, save the document with a simple short title that contains only letters, spaces, or numbers, and then upload.


Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville, Kentucky 40208.

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6258 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.

Clinical Veterinarian @ Animal Resource Center UTMB 5-28-2021

Job Description:
To provide veterinary care for various species of research animals through disease prevention, clinical care, health monitoring, and quality assurance measures. This position is located in the Animal Resources Center (ARC). 

 Specific Job-Related Duties:

  • Plans and implements preventative medicine programs.
  • Identifies deficiencies and ensures correction of procedures, equipment, and policies as it pertains to animal welfare.
  • Plans and conducts clinical care of research animals; as well as clinical oversight/support to animals in housing environments from barrier to ABSL2-4.
  • Plans and organizes veterinary drug and equipment purchases.
  • Reviews electronic animal management systems for the purpose of appropriate health monitoring.
  • Facilitates, participates, and assists in expediting planned research.
  • Along with veterinary technical staff, responsible for daily clinical rounds to monitor the health of UTMB animals.
  • Monitors surgical and post-operative care.
  • Participates in emergency veterinarian on-call rotations for weekends, evenings, and holidays.
  • Works to maintains clinical documentation integrity in the animal record.

 Departmental Management:

  • Facilitates and participates in the development and implementation of assigned new initiatives, programs, services, and relationships to enhance service and outcomes for research.
  • Trains departmental personnel and research investigators.

 Principal Investigators and Engagement:

  • Works with Principal Investigators and research staff to promote communication.
  • Consults with researchers on protocol development and study design. 
  • May assist in the review of protocols.

 Regulatory Compliance & Accreditation:

  • May perform semi-annual inspections of the animal care areas.
  • Monitors and assures department activities are in compliance with regulatory and accrediting agencies’ requirements and initiates corrective action as appropriate.
  • Maintains familiarity with internal, regulatory, and other external documentation.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Veterinary Medical Degree (DVM or VMD).
  • 2 years’ experience in the field of laboratory animal medicine or commensurate experience.
  • Licensed in at least one state in the U.S.
  • Must obtain Texas Veterinary Licensure within one year of hire.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance for access to a maximum level biocontainment facility.
  • Ability to work in maximum biocontainment level facility.

 Preferred Work Experience:

  • Experience with NHPs, rodents, and small ruminants.
  • Biocontainment experience ABSL3-4

 Preferred Skill/Competency:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a high degree of professionalism in working with Principal Investigators and research staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Willing and eligible to obtain USDA accreditation and DEA registration.
  • ACLAM board eligible/willingness to attain ACLAM board eligibility.
  • Knowledge of and ability to function in a participatory management environment.
  • Basic computer skills (e.g. Microsoft)

 Salary:

Salary is commensurate with experience.

 For additional information, and to apply, please visit our website.

 EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


Clinical Veterinarian @ University of Florida 5-28-2021

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, reptiles, 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 $900 million in research per year.  This is a non-tenure track position.

Responsibilities Include:

  • The Clinical Veterinarian is expected to provide preventive and clinical veterinary care to all laboratory animal species, with an emphasis on rodents.
  • The Veterinarian is expected to contribute to the management and continuous improvement of the UF animal care program. This includes development of policies and procedures, oversight of individual ACS facilities, participating in IACUC and regulatory inspections, and reviewing IACUC protocols.
  • The Veterinarian is expected to participate in the training of ACS staff, researchers, veterinary student interns/externs in the appropriate care and use of laboratory animals.
  • The Veterinarian is expected to work closely with researchers to facilitate their work.
  • The Veterinarian is expected to assist with and provide direction to ACS’s highly skilled certified veterinary technicians.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • DVM from an AVMA accredited institution or ECFVG certificate and license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state in the United States.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with ACS and IACUC staff, and with academic leaders and researchers throughout campus.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with basic computing systems and programs including web-based applications and Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completed ACLAM Board certification.
  • Three to four years of experience in an academic animal research environment.
  • Knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations and policies that govern the use of laboratory animals.
  • Working knowledge of laboratory animal husbandry and facilities.
  • Familiarity with surgical and medical procedures commonly performed in laboratory animals.
  • Experience with IACUC work, teaching/training and leadership roles
  • Understanding of biological, chemical and radiation hazards.
  • Ability to obtain clearance to work in an ABSL3 facility.
  • USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Category II
  • Ability to obtain DEA registration for the use of controlled substances

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

Application Instructions

Please upload a cover letter, CV, and list of references for consideration.
All applications will be reviewed and considered for potential interviews, upon submittal.
A criminal background check will be conducted.

Link to apply: https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/posting/88208
Salary: Commensurate with experience.

The 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/   

Questions about the position may be directed to Karl Andrutis (Chair of the Search Committee) at kandrutis@ufl.edu or (352) 273-9245.

 If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.  

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Executive Director/Attending Veterinarian for the Center for Comparative Medicine @ Baylor College of Medicine 5-18-2021

Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), a global leader in biomedical education, innovative research and cure discovery invites applications and nominations for the position of Executive Director and Attending Veterinarian for the Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM).

 Baylor College of Medicine is a private, stand-alone health sciences university located in Houston, within the Texas Medical Center. Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Dean of Research, the Executive Director is responsible for the strategic vision, management, and operation of the CCM in a manner consistent with the strategic goals of the College. The CCM operates a large, diverse animal care program that includes 8 vivaria, 25 satellite facilities, and several specialized core facilities, including a gnotobiotics core, zebrafish core, and diagnostic laboratory, as well as the Mouse Metabolism and Phenotyping Core, Core for Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Gastrointestinal Experimental Model Systems Core. The program has over 600 active protocols, over 200,000 square feet of facility space, and is AAALAC accredited. CCM employs a staff of approximately 220 professionals, including 9 full-time veterinarians, as well as veterinary technicians, trainers, animal care technicians, and business office personnel. The Center has a residency training program in Laboratory Animal Medicine that began accepting residents in 2020 and will grow to 3 trainees by 2023.

 BCM seeks candidates with deep experience in laboratory animal medicine encompassing a variety of species, knowledge of federal regulations and the AAALAC accreditation process, and program oversight including facilities and personnel management. The successful candidate should be able to lead, change, and forge strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders across a complex organization. Candidates should have a strong commitment to research animal welfare and the highest standards of veterinary care. The Executive Director will hold a primary academic appointment in a relevant department based on the candidate’s background and experience. As a faculty member, the position would engage in collaborative research and support research infrastructure, contribute to the teaching and training of research professionals and students, and lead a laboratory animal medicine residency training program.

 The successful candidate will bring a consultative approach with principal investigators and their staff regarding animal model development and type of research animals needed for their protocols and provide guidance or assistance with procedures related to animal care in principal investigators’ protocols. The Executive Director will have experience with vivarium design and new facility construction as well as the ability to work quickly, effectively, and productively in a team-oriented environment. The Executive Director will also possess leadership in the areas of financial management, planning, directing, quality improvement, personnel management, institutional representation, and customer service to academic and investigator constituencies.

 Additional qualifications include a DVM or VMD degree from an American Veterinary Medical Association accredited veterinary school, board certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Licensure to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state of the USA and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine, 5 or more years leadership experience in large complex academic animal care program and 5 or more years serving on an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. Preferred qualifications include additional advanced degrees (MS, PhD, etc.) or other advanced scientific training and participation or leadership in national veterinary or biomedical research organizations such as American Association of Laboratory Animal Science, AAALAC or other similar professional groups.

 Baylor College of Medicine has retained  Opus Partners to support the recruitment of this position. Katie Dean, Associate Partner and Thomas Lapierre, Senior Associate, are leading the search. Confidential inquiries, applications, and nominations should be sent by email to Thomas (thomas.lapierre@opuspartners.net).

 Baylor College of Medicine policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability or genetic information.

 Director CMG/Attending Veterinarian @ Kansas State University 5-12-2021

About This Role: The Director of the Comparative Medicine Group (CMG) and University Attending Veterinarian has the primary responsibility for providing veterinary clinical care and research support for animal research and teaching activities in K-State animal research facilities managed by the College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agriculture, College of Arts and Science, and College of Health and Human Sciences.

Key duties include:

  • Supervises the CMG staff and is responsible for overseeing the financial management of animal care and use facilities
  • Works closely with Animal Facility Manager(s) to oversee daily operations in animal care
  • Provides training and guidance to research personnel on animal handling, experimental animal techniques/procedures, and animal biosafety level (e.g., ABSL-1, ABSL-2, & ABSL-3) practices and procedures as required
  • Has direct responsibility for ensuring that all veterinary clinical standards of care, laws, regulations, and guidelines related to animal care and use, and biosafety/biosecurity are met
  • Directs CMG staff in working with the URCO staff on research compliance matters dealing with the Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
  • May be appointed by the K-State Institutional Official (IO) to serve as a voting member of the IACUC and IBC committees

Why Join Us: The mission of the Comparative Medicine Group is to facilitate animal use in research and teaching, at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University by providing high-quality animal care in accordance with both federal and state regulations and AAALAC guidelines.
Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

We Support Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • DVM or equivalent degree from an AVMA Council on Education accredited veterinary college or school and be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Kansas
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with a wide array of research animal experience in both laboratory and livestock-based settings
  • AVMA Board Certified Laboratory Animal Veterinarian (Diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in a related field
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing positive relationships with investigators and other key stakeholders
  • Supervisory experience and knowledge of financial management for animal care and use facilities
  • Experience working with animals in ABSL-2 and ABSL-3Ag bio-containment facilities using applicable bio-safety practices
  • Experience with AAALAC accreditation, experience working with an IACUC,working knowledge of the Ag Guide and PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • Must pass a National Select Agent security risk assessment. This is required for the employee to work at the BRI with select agents.
  • Must be able to pass an occupational health physical screening exam and a medical evaluation/clearance to wear respiratory PPE
  • Ability to lift 50lbs. with or without accommodation.
  • Must be physically able to handle/restrain commonly used laboratory animals and/or livestock
  • Must be physically able to perform routine veterinary examinations, treatments, procedures, and surgery.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed on an on-call basis.
  • Valid driver’s license

How to Apply: Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Online application

Screening of Applications Begins: For best consideration, please apply by May 21, 2021.

Anticipated Hiring Range: $120,000 - $160,000 annually

Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Apply: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/742/cw/en-us/job/510282/director-cmg-attending-veterinarian


Staff Senior Veterinarian @ Charles River Labs Nevada 5-10-2021

Req ID #: 110817

Location: Reno, NV, US, 89511

Contact Person: Kevin Feehan kevin.feehan@crl.com 848-241-7087

Application Link: https://jobs.criver.com/job/Reno-Staff-Veterinarian-1-NV-89511/742318500/

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families.

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career.

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Senior Staff Veterinarian for our Safety Assessment site located in Reno, Nevada.

This position is responsible for overseeing and performing veterinary procedures that support all studies. This position will also oversee all aspects of the animal care and use program.

The following are minimum requirements related to the Senior Staff Veterinarian position:

  • Veterinary degree (D.V.M./V.M.D.) or international equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years experience in laboratory animal medicine require
  • 2 years management experience preferred
  • 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 1 U.S. state require
  • Ability to practice veterinary medicine in the work state highly desirable
  • ACLAM eligibility or accreditation preferred
  • Computer literacy, good communication, interpersonal, and organizational skill
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies and guidelines that govern animal research, research conduct principles (GLP) and current methodology of laboratory animal medicine and management is important

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 investigatory 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.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

Nearest Major Market: Reno

Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

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Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian @ Vanderbilt University Medical Center 5-10-2021

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.

Laboratory Animal Veterinarian @ National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) 5-3-2021

The Animal Health Care Section (AHCS) of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) is recruiting for the position of Laboratory Animal Veterinarian.  The AHCS is responsible for all aspects of the care and use of laboratory animals in the intramural research programs of the NINDS, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), and the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), as well as animals from seven other NIH institutes housed in the Porter Neuroscience Research Center. AHCS operates two animal facilities on the NIH Bethesda campus and is staffed by six veterinarians (three American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine [ACLAM] diplomates) and ten veterinary technicians. NIH and NINDS animal programs are AAALAC-accredited. 

 The applicant must be a U.S. citizen with a DVM or equivalent degree from an AVMA-accredited school or college of veterinary medicine and must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state in the U.S.A.  The successful applicant will preferably have training and experience in the practice of laboratory animal medicine.  ACLAM board certification or eligibility is highly desired.  Duties include: provision of clinical care to rodent and (New World) nonhuman primate models used in neurologic, auditory, behavioral and pain research; training of vivarium staff and investigative personnel; review of proposed animal studies; participation in the planning and implementation of an extensive animal health surveillance program; and contribution to the ongoing evaluation and refinement of the NINDS/NIDCD/NCCIH animal care and use program.  The successful applicant will have excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as be an integral team player.

 For a veterinarian with a commitment to the highest standards of animal care and use, this position offers a salary commensurate with the incumbent’s experience, qualifications and a full package of federal benefits (including vacation, retirement, health, life and long-term care insurance, Thrift Savings Plan participation, etc.).

 Application review will begin June 1, 2021 and proceed until a successful candidate is recruited.  Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae including three references with contact information, and a letter summarizing their qualifications and career goals to Dr. Crystal Thomas (crystal.thomas@nih.gov).   

 DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers.  All employees are subject to a background investigation.                                

Clinical Veterinarian @ IUSM 5-1-2021

The Laboratory Animal Resource Center (LARC) at Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) is seeking a high-energy, motivated, and customer service oriented individual to join our team as a clinical laboratory animal veterinarian and Assistant Director. Research programs at IUSM encompass a broad range of biomedical research activities, including cardiovascular disease models, alcoholism, hematopoietic cancer, behavioral research, and gene therapy. The LARC provides care and housing for multiple species of laboratory animals with a major emphasis on swine, dogs, rabbits, rodents, frogs, and zebrafish. Our AAALAC International accredited program consists of approximately 90 animal program staff, including eight veterinarians.

Faculty appointment ranking will be as an Assistant Scientist. Scientist track faculty are responsible for the research mission of the IUSM. All job duties as outlined herein are required to support the research mission. This is a non-tenure research track faculty position.

Overall duties will include but are not limited to: provision of clinical care, colony health surveillance and diagnostic services, investigator consultation and support, personnel training, and IACUC participation. Investigator assistance includes advisement on the conduct of technical services, breeding colony management, study design, and general administrative procedures.

Veterinary Duties (~70%):

  • Provide preventative, clinical, diagnostic, and surgical services to research animals at IUSM and to any contract facilities affiliated with IUSM.
  • Maintain animal care documents and other records in a manner ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Participate in animal health surveillance programs and assist with imports and exports.
  • Consult with investigators and staff to provide instruction and assistance in the housing, care and treatment of animals.
  • Assist investigators in providing surgery and aftercare.
  • Participate in training programs for animal husbandry and research personnel.
  • Assist the Attending Veterinarian by establishing and implementing effective quality control systems for animal husbandry practices; revise techniques and procedures as required to obtain optimal standards; assist in SOP and policy development.
  • Provide clinical and didactic instruction to veterinary residents, interns, and veterinary students on the care of laboratory animals.
  • Provide expertise and assistance for specialty areas such as in immune-compromised, gnotobiotic, agricultural, or ABSL-3 restricted areas, as needed.
  • Work closely with a facility supervisor partner as a team to solve complex challenges impacting the unit.
  • Perform direct and indirect supervision of staff (lateral leadership), including human-resource related responsibilities such as time-management, scheduling, goal-setting, mentoring, career development, and performance management.
  • Share after-hours and holiday emergency on-call services with other veterinary staff on a rotating basis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Associate Director or Director.

Regulatory Duties (~30%):

  • Assist the IUSM Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Attending Veterinarian in maintaining compliance with all applicable federal and state animal care and use regulations as well as IUSM university policies.
  • Assist in maintenance of AAALAC International accreditation. Support various IACUC activities including but not limited to veterinary review of protocols, facility inspections, lab inspections, program review, and post-approval monitoring.
  • Provide consultation and mentorship to investigators regarding anesthesia, analgesia, breeding, and other study-related needs related to protocol development.
  • Serve on other campus regulatory committees as assigned.

As the nation’s largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.

Basic Qualifications:       

  • Doctorate or Terminal degree is required. A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM or VMD) degree is required.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Have a minimum of 2 year’s post-DVM clinical experience (in private practice, or in an institutional/academic setting).
  • The ideal candidate will have prior relevant laboratory animal veterinary experience. Completion of an ACLAM-approved residency is preferred. The selected applicant will be required to work towards achieving ACLAM board-certification.
  • Ability to obtain an Indiana veterinary medical license, state and federal controlled substance registrations, USDA APHIS category II accreditation, and FBI Security Risk Assessment (SRA) within 6 months of employment and maintain in good-standing throughout employment.              

Application Process:

To learn more about this opportunity or apply, visit: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/10352

Please include (1) a short letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and contact information for 3 professional references.

The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2021, or a mutually agreeable date soon thereafter. The position will remain open for application on the IU hiring website until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be sent to Dr. Robin Crisler, DVM at crisler@iu.edu.

Faculty- Laboratory Animal Veterinarian @ Johns Hopkins University Research Animal Resources  4/8/21

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.  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 diagnostics, advanced emergency and/or clinical care, anesthesia, routine surgical procedures, and 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 pigs, sheep, dogs, ferrets, rabbits, and old and new-world nonhuman primates, as well as reproductive management of nonhuman primates.

Responsibilities may include: diagnostics, clinical care, and research support for non-rodent species; anesthetic and surgical support for an active large animal operating theater; preventive medicine for breeding colonies of macaques and marmosets; active participation in all aspects of the laboratory animal medicine training program; training for scientists 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 via Interfolio.

Apply Here: apply.interfolio.com/8083

For further information regarding the position, contact:

Eric Hutchinson, DVM, DACLAM

Director, Research Animal Resources

Assistant Professor, Molecular & Comparative Pathobiology

Johns Hopkins University

720 Rutland Ave, Ross 459

Baltimore, MD 21205

410-955-3273 (office) 443-838-6409 (fax)

ehutchi8@jhu.edu

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved

Fellowship in Translational Medicine @ The University of Pennsylvania  4/1/21

Opportunity available for a qualified pre-doctoral or post-doctoral (DVM/ MD/ PhD) fellow with an interest in translational research and comparative medicine.

Are you interested in a career in translational medicine? Join the Transplant Tolerance and Translational Immunology Laboratory, an exciting multi-disciplinary research team with ongoing funding and with collaborations with industry, the Penn Center for Cellular Immunotherapies, the Dept of Transplant Surgery and Penn’s Veterinary School. The successful candidate will be involved in pre-clinical studies involving large animal (USDA-covered) species. This is a full-time one (preferable two) year fully-funded position. This is a well-rounded opportunity which with the potential to develop, surgical, immunological, genetic engineering, microbiology and clinical medicine skills based on levels of interest and expertise.

The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in clinical and pathology seminars within University of Pennsylvania Residency Program in Laboratory Animal Medicine and/or seminars with Penn’s clinical immunologists and microbiologists. In addition, the candidate will be encouraged to attend learning opportunities at Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine and Penn Vet including (but not limited to) clinical and research seminars, symposia and meetings.

Qualifications: We are looking for a team-player, highly enthusiastic, research-oriented PhD graduate / veterinary/medical student that wants to take a year (or two)-off for highly translational research. A recent veterinary, medical graduate or translational inclined PhD are encouraged to apply. Students fulfilling a Master’s in Comparative Medicine or other science related discipline and interested in translational medicine/immunology are also welcomed. This opportunity may be ideal for veterinary candidates seeking to gain access to a residency in comparative medicine/ laboratory animal medicine or surgery/internal medicine. PhDs in cell biology, microbiology, immunology or related with an interest in working in a highly translational project are highly encouraged to apply. Previous expertise with cell culture, immunological assays and flow cytometry is desired but not a requisite.

Philadelphia is the Nation's first (and only) World Heritage city. Recently voted as the 3rd-ranked 'happiest city' for young professionals.

If you are interested please send an e-mail with your Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to: Dr. Raimon Duran-Struuckrdura@upenn.edu
Interviews will start April 15 until the position is filled. 



Residency in Laboratory Animal Medicine @ The University of Tennessee Health Science Center    3-22-21

 Description:

 The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Comparative Medicine has an opening for a Laboratory Animal Medicine resident (post-doctoral training).  Successful completion of this 3-year program will satisfy in part the requirements leading to eligibility for board certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine. The training program consists of rotations and clinical responsibility in an AAALAC accredited program, teaching, technician training, and facility management.

Research opportunities are available during the program. Clinical, research, and graduate training can be used toward eligibility for certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM). 

 Requirements:

  • Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents
  • Must be a graduate of an AVMA accredited school of veterinary medicine (or have completed all ECFVG or PAVE requirements)
  • One year of post-veterinary school experience is desirable
  • A license to practice veterinary medicine in Tennessee within 12 months of hire is required
  • Rotating on-call duties for weekends and holidays

 Interested candidates should submit a letter of application including career objectives, interest, curriculum vitae, college transcript and addresses of three references to David Hamilton, DVM, DACLAM dhamilt7@uthsc.edu. The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/SECTION 504/ADEA/ADA employer.

 Technical Research Assistant @  Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 3-22-21

  The Technical Research Assistant will work under supervision to support the research team, performing a variety of in vivo techniques, including live-animal handling, administering treatments, injections, gavage, blood and tissue collection, dissections, sample processing in the lab, as well as some animal husbandry tasks, and record keeping.

 Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to animal monitoring, cell culture work, isolation of primary cells from blood or bone marrow, genotyping, and assisting with general lab maintenance tasks, such as autoclaving operation, aliquoting reagents, and some routine equipment maintenance.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Routine handling, restraint, identification (including ear tagging) and sexing of laboratory mice. Ability to distinguish various common laboratory mouse strains in accordance with standardized genetic nomenclature and phenotype identification.  
  • Responsible for monitoring animal colonies for injured, sick, moribund, or dead animals and recording/reporting any findings.
  • Monitoring “Emergency Separation Notices”, separating overcrowded cages as necessary, transcribing correct animal information onto cage cards after separations.
  • Perform experiments, which may be moderate to complex with increasing independence.
  • Record data and review results with members of the research team.
  • Preclinical in-vivo work: mouse handling, administering treatments, injections, gavage, blood and tissue collection, dissections, tumor measurements, and sample processing in the lab.
  • Maintain and perform experiments with cells in tissue culture.
  • Assist with lab maintenance tasks, including autoclave operation, reagent aliquoting, and some equipment operation and minor maintenance.     

 All other duties, as assigned

 WORKING CONDITIONS:

Laboratory environment: Works with animal colonies, toxic chemicals, biohazards, and substances emitting unpleasant odors.

  • All aspects of this position expose personnel to animal fur and dander, which may be hazardous to those with allergic conditions. Disinfectants, detergents and soaps are used in the daily sanitation assignments.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Operation of centrifuge, anesthesia machine, autoclave, heat lamp, restrainer, calipers, scales, and other instruments as needed.
  • B.A/B.S with significant biological/physical science coursework preferred. Experience with research animal handling, animal husbandry, and in vivo experimentation is required.
  • Bachelor's Degree required with a major in biology or chemistry preferred. 
  • Knowledge of information and techniques related to either biology, chemistry, or medicine is preferred.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and be able to work with a wide variety of faculty and staff.
  • Ability to analyze information and use logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Must have attention to detail and be thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.

SKILLS / ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • High degree of computer literacy. Requires a working knowledge of basic computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and other related software.
  • Sound analytical and organizational skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to logically and effectively structure tasks and set priorities.
  • Ability to identify potential problems and troubleshoot solutions.

 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

 Senior Animal Health Technician @ Northwestern University 03-22-21

 Job Summary:

Performs daily health monitoring, minor surgery, clinical care, and enrichment for laboratory animals. Participates in the design, organization, of research projects related to patient tissue handling and generation of patient derived xenografts. Reports and assists with the management of protocol deviations, adverse events and other project-related issues.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a college level curriculum in veterinary technology requiring a minimum of two years of full time academic study in a program accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association or completion of 4 year degree in animal science, biology, veterinary science, zoology or related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience as an animal health technician in laboratory animal medicine.  3 years’ experience as a veterinary assistant or veterinary technician in a veterinary medical facility and at least 1 year experience in a laboratory animal research facility.
  • Certified by the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science at the ALAT level.
  • Must be able to type and have working knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing and e-mail software.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current state board licensure in veterinary technology in at least one state.
  • Experience in animal research.
  • Certification by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science at the LAT level.

 Apply here:

https://careers.northwestern.edu/psp/hr857prd_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=39949&PostingSeq=1

 Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Lab Animal Medicine Fellow @ Emory University 3-15-2021

JOB DESCRIPTION: A twelve month fellowship following completion of at least two years in a laboratory animal medicine training program. Duties and responsibilities of the fellow could include but will not be limited to: Engagement in all aspects of veterinary clinical, surgical, laboratory, and research support services; Institutional Animal Care and Use committee functions, including protocol review and facility inspections; special project management to address operational needs and teaching in residency core courses. Preparation for the ACLAM certification examination could be negotiated if needed. Performs related responsibilities as required. Contact Dr. Vanessa Lee (vlester@emory.edu) with inquiries about this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine. Successful completion of an ACLAM-recognized training program.

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


CLINICAL VETERINARIAN POSITION ADVERTISEMENT (C143373) @ University of Illinois at Chicago 3-15-2021

Position Description:

This position provides veterinary care in accordance with regulatory and accreditation requirements and available professional standards to oversee and implement the University of Illinois at Chicago Animal Care Program. Responsible for staff training, regulatory compliance, veterinary care, animal welfare and research support.

  • Ensure adequate veterinary care by developing and supervising programs in preventative, diagnostic and therapeutic medicine; includes examining animals, diagnosing and prescribing appropriate therapy, medical treatments or special conditioning requirements, and assessing colony health status.
  • Review and update established policies and procedures; develop and evaluate new policies and procedures to improve operational standards and efficiency.
  • Develop and monitor programs for the appropriate pre and postoperative care, appropriate use of anesthetics and tranquilizers, and consulting with investigative staff and supervising staff usage.
  • Perform post approval monitoring of surgery areas outside the core animal facilities.
  • Develop and monitor programs to ensure use of appropriate euthanasia techniques including review of techniques in use, advising investigators on appropriate and/or alternative techniques and inspecting laboratories to ensure compliance with Animal Care Committee Policies and Guidelines.
  • Perform regular inspections of service areas in conjunction with the supervisory staff to ensure compliance with BRL husbandry standards, the Guide and the Animal Welfare Act.
  • Support administrative functions of the Animal Care Committee by reviewing assigned protocols for animal use; providing expert advice to subcommittees, and evaluating policies, guidelines and programs.
  • Provide veterinary and administrative support for projects involving chemical, radiologic and biologic hazards, including BSL 2 and 3 agents.
  • Collaborate with the supervisory staff to review performance of animal care staff assigned to various facility areas.
  • Perform academic duties and functions in support of the educational function of BRL, the UIC Animal Care Program, the UIC Graduate School and the advancement of knowledge in laboratory animal medical and science.
  • Participate in the postdoctoral training program in Laboratory Animal Medicine by serving as a veterinary mentor, presenting lectures, seminars and ground rounds, supervising the clinical rotational assignments of trainees and serving on research advisory committee as appropriate.
  • Participate in technician training and continuing education programs by developing, reviewing updating and presenting materials in the training program. Collaborate to update and present in-service training and reinforce policies and procedures of animal husbandry program.
  • Evaluate environmental controls, husbandry practices, and enrichment of animals in respective service areas.
  • Develop, review, update and present teaching materials for graduate courses offered by the BRL.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned. 

Required Qualifications:

  • DVM/VMD from an AVMA-accredited school of veterinary medicine.
  • Successful completion of an ACLAM recognized training program in Laboratory Animal Medicine, which may include post-doctoral training in Laboratory Animal Medicine
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience of Laboratory Animal Medicine (may include experience during training).
  • License to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state in the US (state of Illinois license required within one year of employment). USDA Accreditation at the time of application.
  • Must be service oriented and have the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, mentoring and teaching.

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter, current resume and three references with your online application at:

https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=143373&job=clinical-veterinarian-biologic-resources-laboratory

Closing Date: April 15, 2021.

Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity. The System Offices welcome applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual minority groups and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit:

 https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.