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Director of Research Animal Resources/Attending Veterinarian @ University of Minnesota 3/5/19

The University of Minnesota invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of the Research Animal Resources (RAR) on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus and Attending Veterinarian for the larger University of Minnesota System. The ideal candidate will be a visionary, strategic, collaborative, and inclusive leader with a track record of successful animal care program management. The University seeks a person with integrity who is committed to the highest standards of academic and research excellence. This is a full time appointment with a faculty rank commensurate with the experience and academic achievement of the selected candidate for the position. This position reports to the Vice President for Research.

Founded in 1851, the University of Minnesota is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. As the only Carnegie R1 (Highest Research Activity) institution in Minnesota, the five campus University System comprises 25,000 employees and over 62,000 students. The Twin Cities campus is located at the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities. Minneapolis-Saint Paul ranked 9th of 125 metropolitan areas in U.S News analysis of best places to live in 2018 (z.umn.edu/tcbest) and caters to all tastes with a lively arts scene, acclaimed eateries, and numerous opportunities for sports and outdoor recreation.

As Minnesota’s land-grant institution, the University is strongly connected to Minnesota’s communities, large and small, partnering with the public to apply its research and teaching for the benefit of the state and its citizens.

The University of Minnesota is a top ten public research university with annual research expenditures systemwide of more than $950 million. The University of Minnesota's animal program is AAALAC accredited. Animal research is conducted within our Health Sciences programs (the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Public Health and the Colleges of Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine), as well as in other programs such as the College of Biological Sciences, College of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Science & Engineering, and the Hormel Institute.

RAR consists of 150 employees, including seven veterinarians, twelve veterinary technicians, and over a hundred additional administrative and support staff, and manages twenty animal facilities in Minneapolis and St. Paul that are diverse and decentralized, supporting a wide range of species with an average daily rodent cage census of 24,000. The operating budget is approximately $18 million. RAR directly manages most animal care facilities on the Twin Cities Campus and indirectly oversees the management of laboratory animal facilities on other campuses.

RAR has a long-standing tradition of excellence in animal care and its mission is to foster knowledge and improve the health and well-being of humans and animals by advancing research, education and training in comparative medicine and biology.  In addition, they serve the public by ensuring observance of all legal and ethical standards pertaining to the use of animals for research and education at the University of Minnesota.

The Attending Veterinarian/Director of RAR provides strategic leadership in the use of animals in research and teaching at the University of Minnesota and is responsible for the well-being and clinical care of animals used in research, testing, teaching, and production. This responsibility extends to monitoring and promoting animal well-being at all times during animal use, and during all phases of the animal's life. This position also plays a key role in maintaining the University's AAALAC accreditation, USDA registration, and NIH Animal Welfare Assurance.

Candidates who are ACLAM diplomates are preferred but those with relevant experience in an RAR leadership role and diplomate status in another relevant veterinary specialty board are encouraged to apply. A veterinary medical degree from an AVMA accredited college or ECVFG certification and veterinary licensure in at least one U.S. state and strong experience in a research environment are required. The strongest candidates will have a vision for the program, strategic planning, and other management skills, and experience commensurate with leading an organization of considerable magnitude and diversity of research subjects. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience managing AAALAC accreditation

NOMINATIONS, APPLICATIONS, & INQUIRIES

Applicants must submit a letter of interest, a vision statement for how to lead the University’s RAR that includes the applicant’s relevant skills and experiences, a current resume or curriculum vitae, and three professional references to be considered for the position. To apply, go to https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/328891

To ensure full consideration, materials should be received as soon as possible. Review of applications and nominations for the position will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 11, 2019. 

Nomination letters should include the name, position, email address, and telephone number of the nominee, and should be sent to:

Lisa Warren
Office of the Vice President for Research, University of Minnesota
101 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

All applications, nominations, and inquiries will be handled in strict confidence.

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  To learn more about diversity at the U:  http://diversity.umn.edu.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

Clinical Veterinarian II (Floater) @ the National Institutes of Health 2-19-2019

Join the Winning Team…Team SoBran - We are an industry leader in designing professional animal care programs, managing animal facilities, and providing high quality technical support for laboratory animal research projects. At SoBran, we care about people. SoBran's success hinges on our employees. We maintain a professional environment and ensure that our people have the tools and training to achieve; and opportunities for learning and advancement. Our employees' individual talents contribute to our success! We thank you for your interest in SoBran.  

SoBran is seeking a Clinical Veterinarian II (Floater)  to serve at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda and Poolesville, Maryland.  

To apply, please click on the following link to complete our on-line application process: https://sobran.agilehr.com/CareerPortal/JobDetail.aspx?RequisitionId=21002&SourceId=2785

OVERVIEW:    This is a general summary of the responsibilities associated with the position of Floater Clinical Veterinarian II for the NIH, Laboratory Animal Research Contract (LARC).  This description is not inclusive of all duties required to successfully complete the job each day.  It is intended to reflect SoBran’s contractual obligations to the LARC.  Employees are expected to complete all assigned duties each day.

DUTY HOURS & LOCATION ASSIGNMENT:

Employees are expected to arrive to work at the time and location specified for the position to which they are assigned.  Work hours typically occur between 6:00 am and 8:30 pm M-F, and include coverage outside of core hours when required.  These assignments will include working on weekends and holidays on a rotational basis.  Weekend/Holiday hours range from 6:00 am – 6:30 pm.  Duty hours and location assignments may be modified at the discretion of the Program Management Staff or at the request of the Government with or without prior notice. 

This position is designated as “essential personnel” requiring attendance during emergency situations, such as inclement weather, mechanical/facility failures or other scheduled or unscheduled Government closures as directed by Program or Government Management. 

This position will support all NIH/DVR worksites to include locations in Bethesda and Poolesville, MD, or any other locations as designated or required by the SoBran or the Government.

DESCRIPTION of DUTIES:

The Clinical Veterinarian II ensures compliance with all applicable regulations, policies and standard operating procedures.  They participate in and direct the application of veterinary care and medical oversight for the animal colony to include preventative medicine, health surveillance, medical treatment, research support, anesthesia, survival and non-survival surgical manipulations, the use of biological, radiological and chemical hazards and animal transfers within and between institutions.  The Clinical Veterinarian also participates in site visits and routine inspections by internal and external oversight organizations and acts as a liaison between DVR and the NIH Intramural research staff.

Duties (non-inclusive list):

  1. Understands and follows all SOP’s and Quality Assurance Standards. 
  2. Provides veterinary care consistent with state, Federal and NIH/DVR institutional practices, guidelines, and policies. 
  3. Provides regular and timely monitoring and evaluation of the large and small animal colonies including non-human primates.Tasks include recommending, directing and applying appropriate corrective measures to maintain colony health or in response to adverse complications resulting from unanticipated medical conditions or research manipulations. 
  4. Directs the application of therapeutic treatment to include the initiation, administration, alteration, and termination of treatment regimens. 
  5. Follows and directs the application of all NIH/DVR preventive medicine, quarantine, conditioning, and isolation procedures. 
  6. Assists in the development and application of animal health surveillance and environmental sanitation programs. 
  7. Performs routine, emergency and research related surgical manipulations and sample collections.
  8. Participates in animal study proposal review and procedure scheduling.
  9. Participates in new investigator orientation programs.
  10. Assists with staff training and skill evaluation.
  11. Participates in required training and continuing educational activities to maintain certification and licensure requirements.
  12. Communicates with various parties including NIH/DVR staff, IC Veterinarians, Investigative Staff, and other internal and external contacts.
  13. Generation and maintenance of various reports and NIH/DVR databases.
  14. Provides scheduled and emergency after-hours veterinary care as required.
  15. Participates in weekend and holiday veterinary care assignments and duty rotations. 
  16. Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Education Requirements:

  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM/VMD) from an accredited program.If degree not attained in the U.S., a certificate (ECFVG or similar) of equivalent training accepted by the American Veterinary Medical Association is required.
  • Completion of an accredited training program in Laboratory Animal Medicine; or a minimum of 6 years equivalent experience that qualifies the candidate to be eligible for the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) Boards examination.

License & Certification Requirements:

  • Candidate appointed to the position of Clinical Veterinarian II must hold a valid license to practice veterinary medicine in Maryland or reciprocal state within the U.S...
  • Candidate must hold a current Diplomate certification in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine; or be eligible to sit for and successfully complete the board examination within 1 year of appointment to the position.

Experience Requirements:

  • 3-6 years of experience as a Clinical Veterinarian in the Laboratory Animal field working with multiple species including non-human primates, canines, swine, sheep, and rodents. 

Our commitment

  SoBran, is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

Clinical Veterinarian / Instructor @ The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 2-12-19

Be a part of Making Cancer History(r)  at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center! We have an Instructor level Clinical Veterinarian position available in the Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery. The primary purpose of the Clinical Veterinarian position is to provide clinical veterinary services to MD Anderson Cancer Center investigators and assist in colony management and quality assurance programs. This veterinarian serves as clinical veterinarian for animal colonies on the Houston campus and conducts medical surveillance, quality assurance, and pre- and post-surgical/procedural clinical activities. The clinical veterinarian also assists with QA program oversight for the rodent colonies.

MD Anderson's animal care and use program has been AAALAC accredited since 1969. The Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery has a staff of over 150, including animal care, clinic & surgery, clinical pathology, anatomic pathology, and administrative personnel. Our 135,000+ animals are housed in 130,000+ net square feet of state-of-the-art facilities, with more planned.

KEY FUNCTIONS

  1. Clinical Care: Assists with the duties of the Section Chief, particularly in working with investigators. 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 in appropriate 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

Required:      Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (or equivalent degree) (from an A.V.M.A. accredited institution)

Preferred:     Post graduate 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 3 years' experience performing veterinary medical and surgical procedures in a private practice or research/academic environment. Must meet institutional requirements for an academia appointment as an Instructor. Must be recognized by peers as possessing expertise in the field of veterinary medicine and surgery.

The following documentation is required:

1) Recommendation of the Chairman of the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery.

2) Curriculum vitae as provided by the candidate.

3) A minimum of 3 letters of reference from referees at the candidate's proposed rank or higher.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application by March 31, 2019, that includes a statement of goals, current curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to:

Vanessa Jensen, DVM DACLAM
Chairman, ad interim, Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 63
Houston, TX 77030-4009
Telephone: 713-792-2780
E-mail: VBJensen@mdanderson.org<mailto:VBJensen@mdanderson.org>

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html


Deputy Attending Veterinarian PD @ The McConnell Group 1-30-2019

The McConnell Group, www.themccgroup.com, a health science company, has an opening for a full-time Deputy Clinical Veterinarian PD to provide support at Plum Island Animal Disease Center (PIADC).  PIADC is located just off the northeastern tip of New York's Long Island.  This position supports the Department of Homeland Security Research and Development Program vaccine studies by caring for large animals in accordance with established procedures. The facility is reached by Ferry from New York or Connecticut. 

Candidates are not eligible if they own or work with cloven hoofed animals, pigs, and chickens outside of PIADC.  The only type of livestock that can be owned or worked with are horses. Small pets okay.

Position Responsibilities:   

  1. Conducts clinical rounds and prescribes treatment plans for injured and sick animals.
  2. Provides support to the Attending Veterinarian.
  3. Generates and maintains animal health report data for in-house health cases.
  4. Evaluates study animals to assess animal welfare.
  5. Performs euthanasia.
  6. Administers appropriate medications and anesthetic agents to veterinarian staff working with study animals.
  7. Examines incoming animals and provides treatment if necessary.
  8. Reports epidemiological data on in-house animal health data to IACUC.
  9. Attends and participates in IACUC meetings and vivarium related committees.
  10. Prepares and participates in PIADC vivarium inspections.
  11. Investigates and generates reports for incidents involving vendors, animal health, and animal welfare.
  12. Performs pilot research studies.
  13. Provides practical training to staff member(s); maintains training records; and presents training lectures at monthly staff meetings.
  14. Provides work direction for clinical veterinarian and animal health technician team as required.

Qualifications:   

  1. Possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) 
  2. Licensed to practice in one state within the United States
  3. Minimum 5 years of clinical experience to include working with large animals
  4. Experience must include working with experimentally infected animals
  5. Effective verbal and written communication
  6. Must be able to receive and maintain a Personal Security Level 3 (PSL-3) clearance and participate in the Occupational Health/Safety Programs

Candidate MUST pass a government background investigation (NAC), employment physical and drug/alcohol screening.  As required by law, TMG participates in E-Verify, a service of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA), to verify the identity and employment eligibility of persons hired to work in the United States.    

Compensation/Benefits: TMG offers competitive pay and benefits packages including health insurance; paid holiday, vacation, and PTO; EAP; 401(k) and College Savings Plan

Apply on line.  

Any specific questions feel free to reach out to Irving W. McConnell, DVM 267-688-0146

Associate Executive Director @ Texas A&M University 1/18/2019

The Associate Executive Director reports to the Executive Director of the Comparative Medicine Program and is responsible for: providing oversight of training, services, and support to the animal care and use program in compliance with state and federal requirements; assuring continued accreditation by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care; assuring compliance with requirements associated with biosafety and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) for all animal care and use programs under the auspices of the Vice President for Research at Texas A&M University; overseeing shipping and receiving of animals from non-approved sources; and managing the CMP Sentinel Program and responsibility for designated vivaria across campus.

Education and Experience

Required:

  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from an accredited College of Veterinary Medicine
  • ACLAM Board Certification
  • Six years of administrative experience in a diverse AAALAC accredited program of animal care, including clinical experience with a wide variety of species
  • Experience with compliance issues and service on relevant high level committees such as Institutional Biosafety and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees

Preferred:

  • Additional post graduate degree(s).
  • Participation in AAALAC process as an ad hoc or council member
  • Experience with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) regulations

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Extensive knowledge of regulatory issues associated with animal care and use; animal health management, operation of animal care and use programs within a complex institutional environment
  • Ability to apply such regulations to programs and facilities
  • Excellence in verbal and written communication
  • Knowledge of current research methodology and best animal care practices
  • Knowledge of biosafety and containment regulations including those associated with the use of select agents in animals
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain professional working relationships with people of diverse backgrounds

Licenses and Certifications:

  • License to practice Veterinary Medicine in at least the State of Texas
  • Eligibility for clearance for access to select agents

Responsibilities

  • Provides cost effective, high quality animal care services to the faculty and staff involved in animal care and use
  • In conjunction with the Executive Director, assures the institution has appropriate facilities and programmatic oversight of animal care and use and assures provision of adequate veterinary care through the Comparative Medicine Program (CMP) and/or through the leaders of multiple program components: Laboratory Animal Resources and Research Facility (direct CMP oversight), College of Liberal Arts (direct CMP oversight), College of Science (through facility directors), College of Veterinary Medicine (through the director of the Vet Med Park), and the Texas A&M Agriculture Program components of the College of Agriculture and Life Science and of Texas AgriLife Research (through facility and center directors)
  • Assists in provision of general medical service and oversight of animal health, preventive medicine, and disease surveillance for small animals and exotics
  • Assists in oversight of the quality assurance program for animal health and facility equipment; and assists with technical services to investigators
  • Manages the CMP rodent sentinel program
  • Monitors the operation of the animal facilities to ensure that research animals are properly housed, fed, handled, and observed for disease and any unpredicted deleterious effect on research
  • Oversees shipping and receiving of animals from non-approved sources
  • Assists animal care program components in preparation for and in response to animal care and use committee assessments
  • Serves on relevant committees as assigned
  • Participates in training and education of faculty, staff, administrators, and students; participates in the review of all facility design and construction activities involving animal facilities to assure compliance with regulatory standards
  • Participates in collaborative research whenever possible
  • Performs other duties as assigned

How to Apply

https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMU_External/job/College-Station-TAMU/Associate-Executive-Director_R-015970

Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian @ University of Louisville  12-20-18

The University of Louisville (UofL) is seeking a highly motivated veterinarian to support its growing animal research program. Faculty appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor commensurate with experience.

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 Affirmative Action, 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 identify 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 employ.edu or 502: 852-6258.

How to Apply

jobs@louisville.edu, Job ID number - 36359

http://louisville.edu/hr/employment/jobs/

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 have any questions or problems please contact, Center for Faculty Personnel - FACPERS@louisville.edu or by phone 502-852-5301

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6542 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.

Attending Veterinarian / Laboratory Animal Resource Center Director, Oregon State University 12-14-18

Oregon State University is recruiting to fill an Attending Veterinarian / Laboratory Animal Resource Center Director position. This position supports the University’s educational and research missions. S/he reports to and advises the Vice President for Research on development and implementation of policies that are consistent with the goals and objectives of the central administration. The incumbent serves two critical functions for the University: the campus Attending Veterinarian and the Director of the Laboratory Animal Resources Center (LARC), ensuring that the institution meets applicable standards for animal health, welfare, and veterinary care, consistent with the goals and objectives of the central administration.

This position reports to the Vice President for Research.  The position is currently 1.0 FTE and is a fixed term position.

Position Duties:

The AV ensures that the institution’s animal care and use meets appropriate standards for animal health, animal welfare, veterinary care, and provides veterinary consultation to all of OSU. The AV has the authority to make emergency treatment decisions for institution-owned animals, including euthanasia. The LARC Director ensures that LARC-managed facilities meet current standards, and provide services appropriate for investigators.  Additional resources needed to support the veterinary program and LARC facilities are presented to the VPR for review. The AV/LARC Director supports and consults with the IACUC on programmatic issues. The AV/LAR Director supports and consults with investigators, faculty, occupational health, health & safety, and other stakeholders on animal card and research protocols.

Fractions of effort listed below are estimates only. The incumbent adjusts the allocation of his/her effort according to the demands of the position.

The Attending Veterinarian (AV) (65%) ensures that the institution meets currently accepted standards and provides direct or delegated consultation on humane care and use of all animals covered by the campus Animal Care and Use Program. The program of veterinary care includes the following areas of responsibility: animal procurement and transportation, preventative medicine, clinical care and management, surgery, anesthesia, and analgesia, and euthanasia. 

Serves as a voting member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), and potentially other committees and working groups that interface with the Animal Care and Use Program. 

The AV provides assistance to investigators and instructors to ensure that animal care and use under their direction meets or exceeds current Program standards.  The AV provides consultation regarding refinements to enhance animal well-being, and provides evaluation of and assistance with new animal research models and techniques. The AV will communicate effectively and respectfully both verbally and in writing. The AV will promote mutual respect and encourage working relationships that favor team work and shared understanding.

The AV participates in development and implementation of training programs for animal facility staff, investigators, instructors, and IACUC members.

Oversees formal arrangements for the provision of adequate veterinary care for animals used in off-campus animal facilities, including a written Program for Veterinary Care; designated authority to treat diseases and injuries; availability for emergency, weekend, and holiday care; herd health plans; biosecurity programs; and treatment SOPs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. DVM or VMD;
  2. ACLAM diplomate-eligible;
  3. Current, active license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state, and ability to obtain an Oregon license within six months of hire;
  4. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration-eligible, with ability to obtain DEA registration within six months;
  5. National Veterinary Accreditation-Category II (USDA Accreditation) -eligible with ability to obtain accreditation within six months;
  6. At least 10 years of experience in institutional veterinary medicine (at an academic, industrial, and/or government institution with animal care and use facilities supporting research/ teaching activities);
  7. At least 5 years of experience in a leadership/ management role;
  8. A broad range of experiences with a variety of research and teaching animal models;
  9. Knowledge of current federal Program requirements and AAALAC accreditation standards
  10. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills;
  11. Ability to sustain constructive relationships with members of the animal care and use community and others across the institution

This position is designated as a critical  or  security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined  to  be  position  qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self- report  convictions  and  those  in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.

This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.

This position must demonstrate commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. ACLAM Diplomate
  2. Related experience at a land-grant institution


For additional information or to apply, please visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/70043