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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 Laboratory Animal Veterinarian @ University of Louisville 3-15-2021

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 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. 

Project Director-Veterinarian @  Bionetics Corporation     3-11-21                                

The Bionetics Corporation is seeking a Project Director-Veterinarian to join our team of research animal care professionals at the National Center for Toxicological Research Center (NCTR) in Jefferson, Arkansas.  Bionetics is a national government services contractor specializing in Life Science and Engineering with locations nationwide. Bionetics offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, 401k with Company matching, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, etc.  

Jefferson is located approximately 40 miles south of Little Rock, Arkansas.  It boasts a reasonable cost of living and offers a wide variety of outdoor activities to include fishing, hunting, water sports, etc.  So if you are tired of the hustle and bustle of city life, this could very well be the opportunity you are looking for.

JOB SUMMARY

The Project Director/Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian oversees the daily operation of the contract at NCTR. This position provides veterinary support as needed to NCTR laboratory animal programs consistent with NCTR guidelines, IACUC and EHS programs. Participation in the veterinary medical care program for other animal species may be included as a smaller component of the duties of this position, and will depend on the needs of the Division of Veterinary Services (DVS) and availability after commitments to the NHP colony are met. Responsibilities include oversight of daily operations to include managing a diverse workforce, interacting with government personnel, ensuring treatment of laboratory animals is in accordance with regulations, providing veterinary support when a DVS veterinarian is not available, etc. May be required to participate in emergency call schedule and after-hours veterinary care, ICU night, weekend, and holiday coverage with other DVS veterinarians as required. All services must be provided in accordance with all applicable regulations. This position actively participates in research protocols as a co-investigator or, at a minimum, provides advice, consultation, and technical/medical/surgical services to the NCTR investigators who utilize NHPs in research protocols.  This position may also serve on the IACUC, or may serve as a resource to the IACUC on matters regarding the health and well-being of NHPs and other animal species.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:          

  1. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or equivalent required. Must possess a degree from a veterinary college accredited by the AVMA Council on Education or possess a certificate of equivalency from ECFVG (AVMA) or PAVE (AAVSB).
  2. Must have a license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one (1) state, Arkansas preferred.
  3. Completion of a residency program in laboratory animal medicine and certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) with a research degree (MS or PhD) is preferred.
  4. Minimum three (3) years experience required in clinical laboratory animal medicine which must include nonhuman primates (NHPs).
  5. Experience with Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) activities and research protocol review/approval process, and/or consultant service to the IACUC.
  6. Possess experience directing a large and diverse animal care and/or technical procedures and formulations service workforce in an AAALAC accredited facility. Also requires experience in managing Occupational, Safety and Health and GLP-focused Quality Assurance program.
  7. Must have knowledge of laboratory animal technician duties and training.
  8. Experience in designing, administering, and directing an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Program required.
  9. Must possess excellent knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations governing Animal Care/Diet Preparation facilities.
  10. Good knowledge of both spoken and written English.
  11. Must be a legal resident of the United States.                      

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides on-site supervision to ensure all functions of the contract are carried out in an efficient, courteous and professional manner.
  • Oversees all aspects of the NHP colony health, including health surveillance.
  • Provides diagnostic support and treatment of sick or injured animals.
  • Directs the preventive medicine program.
  • Assists Investigators with developing research protocols.
  • Provides direction and oversight of colony management personnel.
  • Provides training and instruction on techniques associated with research animal use for technicians and the NCTR research staff.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and administration of the environmental enrichment program
  • Ensures NCTR policies and procedures are followed and keep the contract in compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations and guidelines.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Occasionally – Climbing, Stooping, Kneeling

Often – Reaching, Standing, Sitting, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Talking, Hearing, Seeing            

Lifting/Moving Requirements – Minimum of 50 pounds

ENVIRONMENTAL/Working CONDITIONS:

Work is performed mainly indoors in a laboratory environment and/or in an animal care, barrier facility, surgical or test procedure facility, diet/water prep facility, or animal housing/bedding cleaning and prep areas.  Work may require use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in both areas.  Work area may be prone to hot and humid conditions, and subject to objectionable odors, aerosols, dust, animal dander, and noise.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: 

Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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

Candidates should submit their resume to: staffing@bionetics.com

Laboratory Animal Veterinarian @ Mayo Clinic 2-22-21

City:                                       Rochester

State:                                    Minnesota

Telecommute:                     No

Department:                       Mayo Clinic, Department of Comparative Medicine

Why Mayo Clinic?

Mayo Clinic is seeking a Laboratory Animal Veterinarian for a Faculty Position in the Department of Comparative Medicine.

The Department of Comparative Medicine supports a wide variety of biomedical research programs including transgenic rodent projects and large animal surgery, endoscopy and imaging. Animal programs and facilities are AAALAC accredited. This position is located in Rochester, Minnesota.

Mayo Clinic is ranked as the best hospital in the nation for 2020-2021 by U.S. News and World Report. We are the largest integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center in the world with comprehensive programs in medical education and research that span across three group practice sites. We support a vibrant and diverse research enterprise, with programs in basic, translational, clinical, and population sciences. Mayo Clinic has a large number of world class faculty. Laboratories and shared resource facilities are state-of-the-art, including those for microscopy and imaging, cell and molecular biology, animal models, biomedical engineering and mathematics, materials testing, a Medical Genomics Facility, a Mouse Modeling Facility, Molecular and Microscopic Core Facilities, and unique Human Disease Tissue Banks. Mayo Clinic supports innovation and has a wealth of resources available – including an integrated EMR. We offer a highly competitive compensation package with sustained intramural funding, capital equipment funding, technical and computational resources, and exceptional benefits.

Position Description

Qualifications: Candidates must have a DVM or VMD degree from an AVMA accredited school of veterinary medicine, a state veterinary license, and be either eligible for or a diplomat of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine.

Duties will include providing clinical laboratory animal care for a wide range of species, consulting with investigators from multiple disciplines, assuring regulatory compliance, and participating in the administration of the established programs. Responsibilities include participating in teaching graduate students and training animal support staff. In addition, collaborative and/or independent research opportunities exist.

Applications should include a CV (with bibliography), statement of professional interests and goals, and the names/contact information of 3 references.

Specific questions related to the posting should be directed to:

Thomas R. Meier, DVM, MBA Dipl. ACLAM

Chair, Department of Comparative Medicine

Mayo Clinic

Email: meier.thomas@mayo.edu

Benefits eligible:                             Yes

Schedule:                                            Full Time

Site description:

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Job posting number:                      146654BR

Recruiter:                                            Jennifer Schilbe

Link to posting:  https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/jobs/laboratory-animal-veterinarian-146654br/

Equal opportunity employer:

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity

Instructor, Research Faculty Appointment (Clinical Veterinarian) @ University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 2-22-21

Req #: 00043367- 210123

The Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (DVMS) at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas is recruiting an experienced Instructor.

KEY FUNCTIONS:

  1. Clinical Care: Assists with the duties of the Section Chief, particularly in working with investigators on rodents. May assist with duties in other clinical sections within the department as assigned, working with investigators on clinical procedures and health concerns in a broad range of animal species. Participate in On-Call rotation.
    2. Investigator Support: Instructs investigators inappropriate methods of animal care and use.
    3. Institutional Compliance: Conducts pre-review of new and renewing animal use protocols and protocol amendments.  Participates in IACUC semi-annual inspections of animal facilities and assists investigators in complying with various animal care and use requirements. May serve as a member or as an appointed officer on institutional compliance committees (such as committee chair, vice-chair, or Chief IACUC veterinarian) as required.  These may include the IACUC, Institutional Biosafety Committee, Radiation Safety Committee, and others.
    4. Continuing Education: Participates as an instructor/teacher in classified staff training, professional/paraprofessional training, and other educational activities as needed. Presents lectures using visuals aids to faculty, students, and other required audiences. Attends and participates in scientific meetings at local and national levels; remains current on professional issues; and fulfills continuing education requirements of licensure.
    5. Scholarly Activity: Actively seeks out opportunities for, and participates in, scholarly academic contributions to scientific literature.
    6. Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION:

Required: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (or equivalent degree) (from an A.V.M.A. accredited institution)
Preferred: Postgraduate clinical experience in Veterinary Medicine and/or Laboratory Animal Medicine.

CERTIFICATION:

1) Eligible or licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Texas
2) Eligible for USDA accreditation
3) Eligible for State and Federal registration to handle controlled substances.

EXPERIENCE:

Must have 2 years’ experience performing veterinary medical and surgical procedures in private practice or research/academic environment. Must meet institutional requirements for an academic appointment as an Instructor. Must be recognized by peers as possessing expertise in the field of veterinary medicine and surgery.

Please send a recommendation from the Chairman of the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, curriculum vitae, and a minimum of 3 letters of reference from referees at the candidate's proposed rank or higher to:

Vanessa Jensen, DVM, DACLAM
VBJensen@mdanderson.org
713-792-7270
1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 63
Houston, TX 77030

https://jobs.mdanderson.org/creative/careers-faculty

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws, unless such distinction is required by law.  All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information.  Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Residency Program in Laboratory Animal Medicine 2-16-21

Requisition Number: POSTD01251

Description

The Salk Institute Animal Resources Department (ARD) has one (1) position open for a Residency in Laboratory Animal Medicine (LAM) starting September 6th, 2021. The program is designed to prepare veterinarians for a career in LAM. The residency is approved by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) and fulfills eligibility requirements for the ACLAM certifying examination. The resident will rotate within the ARD services and gain experience in the medical, surgical, anesthetic and behavioral management of a variety of laboratory animal models used at the Institute, including, but not limited to, mice, rats, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, naked mole rats and nonhuman primates. Residents will have the opportunity to spend time at collaborating institutions in San Diego and elsewhere to be exposed to other species. Residents will also participate in the activities of the Salk IACUC. The residency is a 36-month program with a 24-month period dedicated to clinical activities and a 12-month period largely focusing on basic or laboratory animal research. A full description of the program can be found at: https://www.salk.edu/about/careers/.

Requirements:

  • DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA‐accredited school (or completed all ECFVG or PAVE requirements);
  • Strong Interest in laboratory animal medicine and developing expertise in research;
  • License to practice veterinary medicine in California or another US state in good standing. Capable of getting licensed in California within 90 days of hire;
  • Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment;
  • Satisfactory completion of the Institute’s background investigation.

Special Requirements:

  • Rotating weekend duties required;
  • Must be able to work in a controlled environment wearing personal protective attire;
  • As a safeguard for employees and animals, all ARD employees may be subject to vaccines/tests/physical exams prior to working with specific animals or animal populations as required by research needs including but not limited to: TB Testing/Clearance (every six months / twice a year)/Hepatitis B (proof of immunization and/or vaccination)/Rabies (proof of immunization and/or vaccination)/Tetanus (vaccination < 10 years)/Diphtheria (proof of immunization and/or vaccination)/Measles (proof of immunization and/or vaccination)/Periodic physical exams (may include respirator fit test)/Other vaccines/tests as required by Occupational Health & Safety standards.

 Interested persons should apply to this position via https://www.salk.edu/about/careers/ before July 16, 2021. Selected applicants will be required to furnish a cover letter stating career goals and their curriculum vitae, veterinary and graduate school transcripts, and the names, addresses, e‐mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least 3 professional references (additional references may be required).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Veterinarian @ Envigo in Cumberland, VA  2-2-21

Envigo provides the broadest range of research models and related services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, government, academia, and other life science organizations.  We pride ourselves on recruiting the best - professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated people who are passionate about what we do and believe in what we stand for…making a difference in people’s lives.   We are evolving to become the best company to work with and to work for. Come and join us as a Relief Veterinarian in our Cumberland, VA location - we have an exciting future ahead!

Is this you?

We are seeking a Relief Veterinarian to join our dynamic team! This position works as part of our Clinical Services in Cumberland, VA offering coverage for emergencies, time off and high-volume. This role will focus on providing veterinary health care for laboratory animals and advice regarding the care and maintenance of laboratory animals.  This responsibility extends to promoting animal well-being at all times and during all phases of the animal's life as well as the compliance monitoring, quality management and safety of the animal models. The person in this role will need to be an excellent communicator, proactive problem-solver and a have excellent follow-through.  We are seeking someone that shows attention to detail, has excellent time management skills, demonstrates an effective use of time and resources, has a teamwork mentality and positive attitude.

On a typical day, the Veterinarian will contribute to the Envigo team by:

  • Assuring timely and accurate reporting of animal health, behaviour and wellbeing issues to the Attending Veterinarian (AV) and between the Institutional Official (IO) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
  • Providing veterinary guidance to animal caretakers, managers, scientists and other stakeholders within Envigo on the implementation of the three Rs.
  • Engendering and supporting a “Culture of Care” within Envigo while promoting and demonstrating professional standards.
  • Providing veterinary clinical services including herd health, biosecurity practices, acclimation, conditioning, sanitation practices, pest control program, adventitious organism prevention, detection, containment and eradication, as well as surgery, anaesthesia and analgesia as needed.
  • Providing veterinary expertise and guidance for customers and other stakeholders regarding animal transportation, procurement, nutrition, necropsy, behaviour, drug storage, preventative medicine, and animal health and welfare.
  • Providing expertise and practical guidance with regard to animal health monitoring programs.
  • Contributing veterinary scientific expertise as needed for education and training programs for animal care employees, supervisors, managers and other Envigo stakeholders.
  • Providing veterinary oversite, expertise and coverage as indicated for the surgical facilities, including developing new surgical models as well as providing guidance on current best practices in surgical procedures and anaesthesia as assigned.
  • Providing input regarding maintaining relevant local, state and federal veterinary and animal-related regulatory compliance.
  • Promoting and complying with Envigo’s quality procedures as well as health and safety procedures.

To be successful in this role, this position requires that theVeterinarianbrings:

 Veterinary degree

  • Maintaining state veterinary licensure, DEA and federal accreditation (category 2) through continuing education credits
  • Sufficient time in private practice or laboratory animal medicine to gain competency in veterinary herd health, clinical medicine and surgery skills
  • Experience carrying out audits or inspections preferred
  • Fluent in English, spoken and in writing

 Envigo is an EOE, including disability/vets.

 Apply today atwww.envigo.com!

Veterinarian @ Envigo in Alice, TX  2-2-21

Envigo provides the broadest range of research models and related services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, government, academia, and other life science organizations.  We pride ourselves on recruiting the best - professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated people who are passionate about what we do and believe in what we stand for…making a difference in people’s lives.   We are evolving to become the best company to work with and to work for. Come and join us as a Veterinarian in our Alice, TX location - we have an exciting future ahead!

Is this you?

We are seeking a Veterinarian to join our dynamic team! This position works as part of our Clinical Services in Alice, TX. This role will focus on providing veterinary health care for laboratory animals, advice regarding the care and maintenance of laboratory animals, and training for technicians.  This responsibility extends to promoting animal well-being at all times and during all phases of the animal's life as well as the compliance monitoring, quality management and safety of the animal models. The person in this role will need to be an excellent communicator, proactive problem-solver and a have excellent follow-through.  We are seeking someone that shows attention to detail, has excellent time management skills, demonstrates an effective use of time and resources, has a teamwork mentality and positive attitude.

On a typical day, the Veterinarian will contribute to the Envigo team by:

  • Assuring timely and accurate reporting of animal health, behaviour and wellbeing issues to the Attending Veterinarian (AV) and between the Institutional Official (IO) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
  • Providing veterinary guidance to animal caretakers, managers, scientists and other stakeholders within Envigo on the implementation of the three Rs.
  • Engendering and supporting a “Culture of Care” within Envigo while promoting and demonstrating professional standards.
  • Providing veterinary clinical services including herd health, biosecurity practices, acclimation, conditioning, sanitation practices, pest control program, adventitious organism prevention, detection, containment and eradication, as well as surgery, anaesthesia and analgesia as needed.
  • Providing veterinary expertise and guidance for customers and other stakeholders regarding animal transportation, procurement, nutrition, necropsy, behaviour, drug storage, preventative medicine, and animal health and welfare.
  • Providing expertise and practical guidance with regard to animal health monitoring programs.
  • Contributing veterinary scientific expertise as needed for education and training programs for animal care employees, supervisors, managers and other Envigo stakeholders.
  • Providing veterinary oversite, expertise and coverage as indicated for the surgical facilities, including developing new surgical models as well as providing guidance on current best practices in surgical procedures and anaesthesia as assigned.
  • Providing input regarding maintaining relevant local, state and federal veterinary and animal-related regulatory compliance.
  • Promoting and complying with Envigo’s quality procedures as well as health and safety procedures.

To be successful in this role, this position requires that theVeterinarianbrings:

 Veterinary degree

  • Maintaining state veterinary licensure, DEA and federal accreditation (category 2) through continuing education credits
  • Sufficient time in private practice or laboratory animal medicine to gain competency in veterinary herd health, clinical medicine and surgery skills
  • Experience carrying out audits or inspections preferred
  • Fluent in English, spoken and in writing

Envigo offers benefits including:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401k

 Envigo is an EOE, including disability/vets.

 Apply today atwww.envigo.com!

Clinical Veterinarian @ IUSM 1-22-2021

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.

Director and Chair @ Medical University of South Carolina 1-21-2021

 The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is currently accepting applications for the new Director of the Division of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR) and Chair of the Department of Comparative Medicine (DCM).  Reporting to the Vice President for Research, the Director of DLAR is responsible for directing the strategic and daily operations of the Animal Care program, and ensuring institutional compliance with all federal, state,9 and university animal welfare regulations and guidelines. The Director also serves as the Attending Veterinarian for the University. DLAR manages all vertebrate animal research conducted in 6 on-site facilities, and along with other veterinarian faculty and staff administers the institution’s animal care program, which has been continuously AAALAC accredited since 1987. The Director is expected to support the tripartite mission of DLAR/DCM to provide consistent, excellent animal care and research support for the MUSC research mission, train DLAR and research personnel in contemporary practices in animal use, and to conduct independent or collaborative research. This successful candidate will also serve as Chair of DCM in the MUSC College of Medicine. In that capacity, they will guide the academic and research missions of the DCM and report to the Dean of the College of Medicine. The candidate must possess a DVM from an AVMA accredited program, be licensed to practice in at least one state, and have ACLAM, ACVP, or other relevant board certification. The applicant should be eligible for appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level in the College of Medicine and have at least 5 years of experience in a laboratory animal managerial role, preferably as Director/Attending or Associate Director/Clinical Veterinarian.

MUSC, located in the coastal city of Charleston, SC, is an academic health sciences university that attracts over $250 million in research funding annually. Charleston is a historic town that is consistently ranked at the top of destinations to visit and live and is widely viewed as a progressive community committed to the arts, higher education and diverse cultural expression.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three professional references, a statement of career objectives, and a one-page statement on diversity and inclusion at https://careers.pageuppeople.com/756/cw/en-us/job/527487.  Applications will be reviewed beginning February 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.  It is anticipated that the candidate will begin by July 1, 2021. 

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

VETERINARIAN @ TULANE NATIONAL PRIMATE RESEARCH CENTER 1-28-2021

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.

Director, Attending Veterinarian @ University of Kansas 1-19-2021

 The University of Kansas is seeking a full-time, twelve-month Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with significant laboratory animal experience to serve as the Animal Care Unit Director and University Attending Veterinarian.  The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, broad knowledge of regulations and standards for use of animals in teaching and research, and hands-on experience fulfilling operational, veterinary and research needs of a laboratory animal facility. 

The KU program serves a vigorous and diverse research portfolio studying basic biology, social science, translational medicine, and field research.  The incumbent will be charged with managing a growing facility and must work closely with the IACUC, key stakeholders, and researchers to ensure integrated support for a high-quality program.  Commitment to excellence in animal research, animal health and welfare, and regulatory compliance is required.

For complete description and to apply, go to:
https://employment.ku.edu/staff/18408BR.  

Review of applications will begin 3/13/2021.

KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status. Full policy can be found here: https://policy.ku.edu/IOA/nondiscrimination

Associate Vice President for Animal Resources and Attending Veterinarian @ Purdue University 1-19-2021

The Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships (EVPRP) at Purdue University seeks a motivated, resourceful, and visionary individual to join our senior leadership team as the new Associate Vice President for Animal Resources and Attending Veterinarian.

The Associate Vice President for Animal Resources and Attending Veterinarian is charged with ensuring outstanding animal care and welfare in all of the university’s research and teaching programs and facilitating optimal relationships among affiliated entities at Purdue. The successful candidate reports directly to the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships, is a member of the EVPRP’s senior research leadership team, and would hold a clinical faculty appointment in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Purdue’s AAALAC-accredited animal facilities and animal care program is extensive and comprehensive. It encompasses 11 sites, including locations on campus and throughout Indiana, with approximately 75 buildings that house animals. The total space devoted to animal housing is approximately 700,000 square feet and 2,000 acres of pasture. The average daily animal census of laboratory and agricultural animals maintained in Purdue facilities, including on- and off-campus, totals more than 56,000.

  • The University is seeking an experienced US-licensed veterinarian who is board-certified by ACLAM (Diplomate of ACLAM preferred).
  • The successful candidate will oversee the veterinary care and husbandry for a variety of vertebrate animal species at all Purdue-associated facilities and will maintain full accreditation of the university with AAALAC. She/he will supervise other laboratory animal veterinarians and the animal husbandry/facility assistant director, and optimize and implement staffing, space and equipment needs in support of animal research.
  • The preferred candidate will qualify for a clinical faculty appointment in the College of Veterinary Medicine and direct a laboratory animal residency training program.
  • The Attending Veterinarian will facilitate innovative and world changing research on three campuses in diverse colleges, departments, and multi-disciplinary centers.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

For a full position description and to apply, please click the following link: https://bit.ly/3bFs3kR

Veterinarian @ University of New Mexico 1-14-2021

The University of New Mexico's Animal Resource Facility is seeking a licensed Laboratory Animal Veterinarian at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level (dependent on experience) beginning in on or about July 1, 2021.

Director, Animal Resource Facility (ARF) reports to the Vice Chancellor of Research for the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (UNM HSC) and serves as the University Attending Veterinarian in accordance with the USDA Animal Welfare Regulations and the Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.  UNM has a breadth of research activities that include biomedical, behavioral and wildlife science.  

As University Attending Veterinarian, this position has responsibility for the health and welfare of all UNM animals involved in research, teaching, or testing in both the centralized and decentralized animal care programs as well as the New Mexico Veteran’s Administration Health Care Systems.  This position also carries an open track faculty appointment within the School of Medicine with some opportunity for Graduate Medical Education teaching. UNM is an EEO/AA Employer.

For complete details or to apply, visit  https://unmjobs.unm.edu. Reference Req14335. For best consideration, apply by: February 1, 2021. This position will remain open until filled.  UNM’s confidentiality policy, which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at https://www.unm.edu/~brpm.

Veterinarian @ Emory University School of Medicine 1-4-2021

The Emory University School of Medicine has a July 1, 2021 opening for a veterinarian to join a well-established, AAALAC-accredited program. Responsibilities involve the comprehensive practice of laboratory animal medicine and oversight of the veterinary quality assurance and diagnostic laboratory services, including the animal health monitoring program, import/export, quarantine and sample processing. The position will include direct supervision of veterinary technicians, research support, IACUC participation, and didactic and clinical training of laboratory animal veterinary residents.            

Qualifications:  Candidates should have a strong knowledge and/or interest in laboratory animal medicine and management and must be qualified by licensure to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state.  Specialty training in laboratory animal medicine and eligibility to sit for the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine board exam are required.  Salary and any academic appointment will be commensurate with training and experience.

The requisition for the Assistant Staff Vet Scientist is now open and applicants are invited to apply at the following URL no later than March 1, 2021: https://faculty-emory.icims.com/jobs/60748/asst-staff-vet-scientist/job.

To confirm interest and with any questions contact Vanessa Lee, DVM, DACLAM (vlester@emory.edu).

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