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Full Time Positions


Consultant and Relief Veterinarians Needed


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Director of Clinical Research,  Center for Clinical Innovation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

9/23/22

Are you looking for the next step in your veterinary career? Are you ready to move on from clinical practice or already have experience in a research setting? Well, look no further!

We are excited to share an exciting, brand-new opportunity to play a pioneering role in the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine’s new initiative, The Center for Clinical Innovation, as the Director of Clinical Research. This is an outstanding professional position for a veterinary medical professional, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, registered veterinary technician, or the equivalent, who appreciates the value and impact of clinical research. The successful applicant will have an exciting role participating in and supervising others in cutting-edge clinical studies that will significantly advance the health and well-being of all companion pets, including equine, exotic, and farm animals, in a hospital with state-of-the-art technology. The person appointed to this new role will also help facilitate academic and industry partnerships with the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine.

Applicants both with and without prior experience working in a clinical research setting are welcome. We are looking for motivated, dedicated and creative veterinary medical professionals who are ready to level-up their career in this supervisory director position.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is located next to the Mississippi River in the state capital city, Baton Rouge. The school houses 3 departments with a total of 108 faculty and 310 staff, has exceptional, established research programs, and is a leader in health care innovation.  Louisiana culture, cuisine, history, and landscape are truly exceptional and unique. Recreation as well as celebration of family and holidays are the Louisiana way!

The position is available immediately. Starting salary and appointment, staff or clinical track faculty, will be commensurate with professional and academic credentials and experience.

Apply online at:

https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/Veterinary-Medicine-Building/Director-of-Clinical-Research_R00069436

Questions about this position can be directed to:

Mandi J. Lopez, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS
Search Committee Chair
225-578-9918


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Principal Scientist, Clinical Veterinarian, Pfizer Inc., La Jolla, CA

9/21/22

Why Patients Need You

Pfizer’s purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer’s purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best in class medicines to patients around the world.

What You Will Achieve

As part of the Comparative Medicine team, you will support Comparative Medicine (CM) by delivering high quality clinical veterinary medicine throughout the animal facilities. There is regular interaction with colleagues fulfilling the key regulatory responsibilities of the applicable local regulations and AAALAC International guidelines. Some aspects of veterinary care will be delegated to the veterinary technical staff through the consultation on minor treatments and interventions.

It is your hard work along with innovative ideas and focus that will help in making Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Provide high quality veterinary care to diverse species of research animals in support of Pfizer’s portfolio. Complete duties delegated by the Attending Veterinarian (AV) for all Veterinary direction is provided to veterinary technician staff assigned to the animal facilities. Support continued compliance by fulfilling the AV responsibilities specified in the applicable local regulations, codes and guidelines.
  • Review or consult on research animal proposals submitted for IACUC Serve on a rotational basis to provide veterinary care coverage on weekends and holidays.
  • Maintain the relevant sections of the animal care program, SOPs, and training documents to assure the quality of site operations and regulatory compliance.
  • Interact with in vivo scientists to understand their research needs, engaging them in a flexible and constructive manner to address matters of ethical review with a focus on 3Rs, humane endpoints and adverse Provide input to CM research projects in support of Pfizer’s portfolio.
  • Train colleagues in CM and other Research and Development lines in techniques and principles which promote 3Rs, in particular anesthesia and analgesia as well as reported in the literature and communicated at external
  • Support the AV to maintain compliance and to provide advice on regulatory animal health matters, for example import/export of animals and by-products.
  • Assist in the conduct of internal audits and other inspections and on occasion assist with the evaluation of third- party facility inspections and audits by acting as a CM expert.
  • Consult on animal model development to assist researchers as Aid in the evaluation of new equipment to facilitate the execution of technical projects.
  • Actively participate on or lead CM

May be required to work under one of the following: The United States Department of Agriculture Animal Welfare Act and associated Regulations and Standards, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Good Laboratory Practices, Public Health Service Policy and/or AAALAC accreditation standards.

Qualifications

Must-Have

  • DVM or VMD required; licensed to practice in the US
  • Minimum 2-4 years related experience
  • Experience in laboratory animal medicine with demonstrated ability in regulatory requirements, preventive health care, clinical care and anesthesia/analgesia required.

Nice-to-Have

  • Board certified by ACLAM or other relevant certification in the US (or equivalent board certification) preferred

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • For this position, if at a site with nonhuman primates, you are expected to enter the nonhuman primate areas as part of your job responsibilities, a pre-hire requirement is either providing proof of measles immunity or receiving the measles vaccination before

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

This is an essential personnel role:

Essential Personnel are defined as the staff who are required to report to their designated work location, to ensure the operation of essential functions or departments during an emergency, as determined by Pfizer, or when the business has suspended operations. There are some individuals who may be required to perform essential services remotely and those individuals will be identified in advance and notified by their supervisors, but in most cases Essential Personnel are required to be on-site during an emergency or suspension of operations.

OTHER JOB DETAILS

INTERESTED CANDIDATES PLEASE APPLY AT:

https://pfizer.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PfizerCareers/job/United-States---California---La-Jolla/ Principal-Scientist--Clinical-Veterinarian_4863872-1    


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Regulatory Compliance Lead / Attending Veterinarian, Pfizer Inc., La Jolla, CA

9/21/22

Why Patients Need You

Pfizer’s purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer’s purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best in class medicines to patients around the world.

What You Will Achieve

As part of the Comparative Medicine team, you will influence and ensure overall success of regulatory compliance and assure the quality of care and animal facility environment in compliance with corporate standards or policies, local, state, regional and federal regulations, and AAALAC guidelines. You will ensure Comparative Medicine is delivering high quality veterinary care and use and influence and ensure overall success of Continuous Improvement within the site in alignment with Comparative Medicine (CM) and Worldwide Research, Development and Medical (WRDM) endeavors.

It is your hard work along with innovative ideas and focus that will help in making Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Serve as Attending Veterinarian on the IACUC with overall responsibility for the care and use of laboratory animals
  • Manage and oversee the veterinary teams performing care on all species
  • Partnering with the IACUC chair, facilitate the smooth and efficient operation of the IACUC and related subcommittees, including facilitating animal use protocol review, coordinating, and documenting IACUC meetings and semiannual reviews, investigations, and record-keeping
  • Participate in all regulatory inspections/site visits, including maintaining the AAALAC Program Description
  • Assist investigators in understanding IACUC expectations and in the writing and preparation of animal use protocols; Provide expertise and interpretation of animal welfare regulations to investigators as needed
  • Support all activities related to the post-approval monitoring (PAM) program; including scheduling, coordinating, participating in, documenting, and ensuring follow up on all PAM activities
  • Audit and evaluate systems, operations, and/or processes for compliance with appropriate SOPs and regulatory requirements
  • Track and report on observed quality and compliance trends in the areas inspected
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for continuous improvement in ongoing activities based on audit/ inspection findings.
  • Develop, implement, and provide effective regulatory educational programs for members of the animal care and use program
  • Provide backup support for the day-to-day management of the animal use protocol review
  • Participate on cross site Regulatory teams
  • Direct oversight of veterinary staff
  • Provide veterinary support on weekends and

Will be required to work under one of the following: The United States Department of Agriculture Animal Welfare Act and associated Regulations and Standards, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Good Laboratory Practices, and/or AAALAC accreditation standards.

Qualifications

Must-Have

  • DVM; licensed to practice in the US; 5-10 years’ experience
  • Diplomat of American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
  • Direct experience in research animal welfare oversight, quality assurance, and IACUC functions in a large biotechnical/pharmaceutical company
  • Comprehensive knowledge of regulations and guidelines pertaining to animal care and use in a research setting.
  • Ability to function independently with minimal supervision and the capacity to expand areas of expertise and learn new skills to meet changing needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a cooperative and communicative

Nice-to-Have

  • Certified Professional IACUC Administrator preferred
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving
  • Experience working collaboratively to achieve

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

This is an essential personnel role:

Essential Personnel are defined as the staff who are required to report to their designated work location, to ensure the operation of essential functions or departments during an emergency, as determined by Pfizer, or when the business has suspended operations. There are some individuals who may be required to perform essential services remotely and those individuals will be identified in advance and notified by their supervisors, but in most cases Essential Personnel are required to be on-site during an emergency or suspension of operations.

OTHER JOB DETAILS

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
  • Relocation Support Available
  • Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or

INTERESTED CANDIDATES PLEASE APPLY AT:

https://pfizer.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PfizerCareers/job/United-States---California---La- Jolla/Regulatory-Compliance-Lead---Attending-Veterinarian_4863871-1


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Attending Veterinarian, Altasciences, Everett, WA

9/21/22

Altasciences Preclinical Animal Welfare Program has an outstanding full-time opportunity for an Attending Veterinarian.  

The purpose of this position is to provide veterinary oversight and support for the animal care and use program at Altasciences preclinical, Everett, Washington facility. This position performs a critical function to support excellent animal care and welfare within the context of the Altasciences’ highly successful biopharmaceutical regulatory (Good Laboratory Practices, GLP) contract research services.  The Attending Veterinarian has a reporting line to the Institutional Official who has ultimate authority over the program. The role of the attending veterinarian is a critical role in upholding regulatory requirements and ensuring that our program is in alignment with regulations and Altasciences standards of veterinary care for all vertebrate animals that are used in contract research and testing at Altasciences in Everett, Washington. Altasciences maintains full AAALAC Accreditation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Altasciences is a premier contract research organization with demonstrated commitment and success in biomedical research supporting the pharmaceutical industry.  The Attending Veterinarian will serve a critical purpose to ensure appropriate animal care and welfare as Altasciences fulfills its mission of contract research and service.

Regulatory duties:

  • Serve as a voting member on the IACUC (responsibility can also be assigned to a designee) with authority and responsibility for activities involving animals.
  • Provide advice, consultation, and support to researchers and the IACUC on the proper use of animals in contract research.
  • Thoroughly evaluate and review appropriate animal use protocols and amendments, providing guidance and support to IACUC.
  • Ensure a tight working relationship between IACUC and Altasciences veterinary and operational staff.
  • Assure facility compliance with PHS/OLAW guidelines, AAALAC-International accreditation requirements, and animal welfare regulations.
  • Oversee regulatory compliance with oversight authorities
  • USDA – maintain research license, provide annual updates, and manage on site visits
  • PHS/OLAW - assurance revisions and annual updates
  • AAALAC-International accreditation - maintain and provide necessary revision to the AAALAC-International program description
  • Participate in site visits/consultations by external oversight organizations (AAALAC-International, USDA, and industry partners), as necessary.

Veterinary Oversight

  • Veterinary care oversight of laboratory animals, including NHPs, dogs, rodents, and other species on site. The position ensures the animal care program provides appropriate clinical care, housing, and equipment to meet required regulatory and compliance standards.
  • Consultation and knowledge exchange with Study Directors regarding animal procedures and protocol compliance.
  • Provide oversight of research animal enrichment programs.
  • Assist and evaluate new techniques for veterinary care to improve animal care and welfare over time.

Training

  • Supervise, develop and sustain computer-based and face-to-face animal use training programs.
  • Perform, advise, and provide necessary surgical technique and anesthesia training.
  • Participate in writing, reviewing, and updating veterinary and compliance policies, guidelines, and SOPs as required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Six to eight years of experience in laboratory animal medicine
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD), equivalent degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary school, or certification of veterinary training through programs such as ECFVG and PAVE
  • ACLAM Board Certification
  • Veterinary License in United States – must obtain Washington State Veterinary License within 12 months of hire
  • USDA Accreditation

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience working in a large animal care and use program with authority and understanding of how various constituents work together to move research forward while maintaining regulatory compliance.
  • Experience in contract research environment and familiarity with applicable regulations.
  • Completion of a training program in a laboratory animal medicine or equivalent experience.
  • Experience and knowledge of federally mandated Animal Care and Use Program requirements, including laws, regulations and federally required IACUC review operating procedures.
  • Experience working in a GLP environment or with GLP regulations.
  • Ability to assist in development and evaluation of progressive advances in animal care and research.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision-making across scope of responsibility.
  • Adept at working under deadline pressure and changing priorities.
  • Ability to effectively function independently, as part of a team, and in collaboration with diverse audiences.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality related to program information.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and work experience with Microsoft Office Suite and comfortable with new software platforms.
  • A commitment to communication, customer service, organization, and ongoing process improvement.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Apply directly on Altasciences careers page https://can62e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/altasciences/Posting/View/4552 

Contact Brian Kelleher for more information.

Altasciences is a forward-thinking, mid-size contract research organization offering pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies a proven, flexible approach to preclinical and clinical pharmacology studies, including formulation, manufacturing and analytical services. For over 25 years, Altasciences has been partnering with sponsors to help support educated, faster, and more complete early drug development decisions. Altasciences’ integrated, full-service solutions include preclinical safety testing, clinical pharmacology and proof of concept, bioanalysis, program management, medical writing, biostatistics, and data management, all customizable to specific sponsor requirements. Altasciences helps sponsors get better drugs to the people who need them, faster.

Altasciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and protected veteran status, or disability status. Altasciences  uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.E-Verify.gov


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Full-Time Clinical Veterinarian, Alpha Genesis, Inc., Yemassee, SC

9/19/22

A Clinical Veterinarian is needed for our facility located in Yemassee, South Carolina. Major responsibilities include the provision of hands-on clinical care for a large colony of old and new world primates and participation as needed in medical research that may include neurological, obstetric, or ophthalmic surgical procedures. The Clinical Veterinarian will perform veterinary exams, surgical diagnostic tests, and maintain the health of the colony. The Clinical Veterinarian will supervise several staff as well as work alongside other staff veterinarians. The position will provide oversight and leadership for veterinary and research personnel. Good written and oral communication skills are needed as the Clinical Veterinarian may be called on to participate in client services and communications, review and draft standard veterinary operating procedures and to review grant and contract applications.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • DVM/VMD degree from accredited institution required
  • Eligibility and ability to obtain South Carolina state veterinary license
  • Laboratory primate experience highly desired
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills (Access, Word, Excel)
  • 3 years or more years of experience preferred, however newly graduated Veterinarians are welcome to apply

Salary/funding: Salary will be dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance

AGI has enjoyed tremendous success and growth throughout the years, and as we have grown, we have strengthened our dedication to providing only the best and most cost-effective research and development support to the scientific community.

Each AGI employee working in our AAALAC accredited facilities is highly qualified and carefully trained specifically to complete the job for those who are counting on you. At AGI your research is, and will always be, our highest priority.

ALPHA GENESIS, INC. MISSION STATEMENT

Establish Alpha Genesis, Inc. (AGI) as the world’s premier provider of the finest nonhuman primate products and services while maintaining our uncompromising principles as we grow.

The following seven guiding principles will help us measure the appropriateness of our decisions:

  • Provide the highest standards of care for all animals that we are privileged to maintain.
  • Provide a great work environment and treat each other with respect and dignity.
  • Embrace diversity as an essential component in the way we do business.
  • Apply the highest standards of excellence to the delivery of our products and services.
  • Develop enthusiastically satisfied customers all of the time.
  • Contribute positively to our communities and to our environment.
  • Recognize that profitability is essential to our future success.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Alpha Genesis, Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to a non-discriminatory work environment. All employees and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Interested applicants please submit your CV to hr@alphagenesisinc.com to apply.


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Attending Veterinarian. Veterinary Services, Alpha Genesis, Inc., Beaufort, SC

9/19/22

Reports to:  President/CEO

An Attending Veterinarian is needed for our facility located in Beaufort, South Carolina. The Attending Veterinarian is responsible for the well-being and clinical care of animals used 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.  The Attending Veterinarian will institute appropriate measure to relieve severe pain or distress, including euthanasia.  The Attending Veterinarian should interact collaboratively when making critical decisions regarding animal health and welfare.  Important aspects of the role of the Attending Veterinarian and the program of veterinary care include the following.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Ensure veterinarians providing clinical and/or program oversight and support have experience, training and expertise necessary to appropriately evaluate the health and well-being of the species used, in the context of the animal use being carried out by the institution
  • The Attending Veterinarian must have access to all animals
  • There must be timely provision of veterinary medical care, and emergency veterinary care must be available at all times, including after work hours, on weekends, and on holidays
  • The Attending Veterinarian must have oversight of additional aspects of the veterinary care program, such as preventative medicine and health surveillance, medical treatment, establishment of sedation, anesthetic and analgesic guidelines, handling and immobilization, and should have oversight of other related aspects such as housing and husbandry
  • The Attending Veterinarian should provide guidance and oversight to surgery programs and perioperative care
  • Professional veterinary staff should remain knowledgeable about the latest practices and procedures to ensure that high quality care is provided to animals
  • Manage all Alpha Genesis, Inc. (AGI) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) including creating new SOPs as appropriate
  • Oversee AGI’s YPC Veterinary and Animal Care Program including coordinating AGI Processing, Husbandry and Veterinary Medical activities as appropriate
  • Back-up veterinary duties for clinical veterinarians by assisting with clinical veterinary care, examination, treatment, surgery and follow-up for colony primates as needed
  • Ensure Company compliance of Federal regulations of operations
  • Oversee AGI quarantine facility and procedure and ensure compliance
  • Oversee Facility inspection for the Yemassee Primate Facility and oversee Facility inspection for the Hampton Primate Facility along with the Director of the Hampton Primate Center
  • Ensure facility preparations for regulatory and other site visits
  • Ensure quality assurance and practice standards including providing consultation for AGI research services
  • Oversee and attend USDA site visits
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

In addition, the Attending Veterinarian has further responsibilities related to his/her role on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).  For example:

  • There should be regular, clear communication between the Attending Veterinarian and IACUC, and the animal program should be regularly and clearly communicated to the Institutional Official by the Attending Veterinarian
  • The Attending Veterinarian should have input in protocol review, the development of study and breeding colony removal criteria, and responsible for conduct of research activities.
  • The Attending Veterinarian and individuals providing care to animals should understand the potential for adverse clinical complications that may arise from experimental procedures
  • The IACUC, in association with the Attending Veterinarian, has the responsibility for determining that personnel performing surgical procedures are appropriately qualified and trained in the procedures to be performed
  • The IACUC, in cooperation with the Attending Veterinarian, should be involved in classifying major versus minor surgical procedures

JOB CONTEXT:

The Attending Veterinarian spends the majority of the time ensuring compliance with Federal guidelines and meeting client deadlines.  Physical demands are minimal but may require occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.  Work hours are Monday-Friday, 8 hours per day.  There may also be some evening and weekend work based on the needs of the Company.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Delegate the required work assignments and oversee the work performance and completion of assignments of other personnel assigned to the Veterinary Services Division.  Oversee and monitor the performance of the animal program as a whole including all aspects of animal husbandry and housing.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

DVM/VMD from a veterinary medical college accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association.  Current state licensure in at least one state and able to obtain licensure in South Carolina within 60 days of hire.  The Attending Veterinarian must be eligible to obtain DEA licensure.  Five-seven years of laboratory primate experience is required.  Post-doctoral or veterinary research experience is preferred.  ACLAM eligibility or diplomate status is highly preferred.  The Attending Veterinarian must have excellent reading, writing, mathematics and computer skills (Access, MS Word, Excel, email and internet).

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

South Carolina Drivers’ License or equivalent. Current DVM licensure in at least one state and ability to obtain a South Carolina License, DHEC and DEA licensure to order controlled drugs within 90 days of employment.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Alpha Genesis, Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to a non-discriminatory work environment. All employees and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Interested applicants please submit your CV to hr@alphagenesisinc.com to apply.


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Faculty Member in Laboratory Animal Medicine, Department of Comparative Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, Grafton, MA

9/19/22

The Department of Comparative Pathobiology in Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University invites applications for an assistant professor in laboratory animal medicine. The successful candidate will share responsibility for clinical care and management of our research and teaching animals, provide support for internal and external researchers, teach in the combined DVM/Master of Laboratory Animal Medicine program, in the DVM program, in other graduate programs, and engage in research and scholarly activity.

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University hosts a rodent facility, large animal housing and research spaces, a research farm, and the New England Regional Biosafety Laboratory (BSL3). Cummings School hosts six hospitals or clinics, responsible for care of over 100,000 animals annually and has a Clinical Trials Office to support clinical research. The Comparative Pathology and Genomics Shared Research Resource, Cummings Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, and advanced diagnostic imaging also support research at Cummings School.

For those individuals with a strong research interest, any area of expertise will be considered. However, alignment with our research priority areas, including BSL3 research, is considered an asset. Research priorities include infectious disease and global health, clinical and translational research, comparative oncology, cardiovascular and renal disease, neurosciences, human-animal interactions, and public policy.

Cummings School veterinary experts help bridge the gap between animals and people, and between proof-of-concept and clinical trials. Our AAALAC-accredited program supports large animal models, experimental surgery, regenerative medicine, ABSL2 and ABSL3 containment, orthopedics, MRI and CT imaging, pulmonology, and pathology.

Qualifications: Must hold a DVM or equivalent degree. Must be eligible for licensure in Massachusetts. Completion of a residency program in laboratory animal medicine or equivalent experience is required. A PhD or other advanced degree is considered an asset. Board certification by the American College of Laboratory Medicine (ACLAM) or the European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine is considered an asset. Demonstrated excellence in laboratory animal medicine and ability to support a range of animal species are required.

Excellence in teaching and demonstrated ability or potential to establish an independent or collaborative research program is required.

Application procedure: The search will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. The search will be continued until a suitable candidate is identified. Start date is negotiable, but a preferred date is no later than June 30, 2023. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing their qualifications, clinical experience, scholarly interests, and teaching experience. Please address your strengths/experiences in diversity and inclusion as it relates to teaching, research, and/or service in your cover letter. The names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references should be provided. Applicants should submit materials through the Interfolio link (https://apply.interfolio.com/102731). For questions about the application process, please contact Dr. Andrea Varela-Stokes, Chair of Comparative Pathobiology at andrea.varela-stokes@tufts.edu.

Cummings is situated in Grafton, MA on a 600-acre pastoral campus, forty-five minutes west of Boston and next door to Worcester, the second largest city in Massachusetts. There is a regional rail service stop adjacent to campus and easy access to cultural and sporting events. The campus is a short drive from beautiful beaches, mountains, and other unique features of New England. The area is a hub of biotechnology and higher education. The K-12 education system is excellent. Housing is readily available close to campus or in any number of surrounding towns.

Tufts University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to becoming an anti-racist institution. At the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, we are building a community that is diverse, inclusive, and welcoming to all. Faculty, staff, and students work together to promote a culture where all are empowered to reach their full potential. We seek to foster the success of all people we hire. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


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Director,  Research Animal Facilities and University Attending Veterinarian, Rowan University, Stratford, NJ

9/19/22

Please send inquiries to employment@rowan.edu

Apply now  Job no: 496910  https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/860/aw/applicationForm/initApplication.asp?lJobID=496910&sLanguage=en-us&sSourcePointer=aw&lJobSourceTypeID=796

Work type: Regular Full-Time

Primary responsibility is to serve as the Director of Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (SOM) and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) research animal facilities. The responsibilities include oversight of the day-to-day management of operations, fiscal management of facility (SOM), supervision of facility staff, and responsibility for research animal welfare.  Time and effort will be divided equally between SOM and CMSRU. The Director will serve as a point of contact for investigators and users of the facility, providing support for research activity and representing the university in activities concerning the use of animals in biomedical research.  As part of the time and effort reserved for SOM the Director will also be available for teaching duties within Rowan SOM Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

As the University’s Attending Veterinarian, this position will serve as a member of the Rowan University's Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and will report to Rowan’s Institutional Officer (IO) for the Animal Welfare Program.  He/she will also advise the Senior Associate Dean for Research at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and the Associate Dean for Research at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University on all issues relating to animal research activities and vivarium operations. The Director will also serve as the Attending Veterinarian for all Rowan University Research Animal Facilities (Stratford and Camden campuses) and, if necessary, any additional facilities that Rowan University may operate.

Performs other related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Director will ensure the facilities maintains AAALAC accreditation and are compliant with all applicable regulations for the care and maintenance of research animals, preparing and maintaining all requisite records and regulatory forms. The director will manage and supervise vivarium staff and train personnel in procedures that promote proper animal care and use as required. The director will be responsible for monitoring and maintenance of animal colony integrity, including health status, to ensure compliance and research continuity. Quality control reviews of animal integrity will be made available to investigators, users, and senior administration.

The director will be available to provide ongoing technical expertise and consultation to facility staff and users, as well as IACUC members, and will be thoroughly versed in all practical and administrative aspects of surgical procedures, anesthesia, analgesia, euthanasia, and biosafety as required by research activity. The director must be familiar with institutional and federal guidelines for the care and use of animals and will be the primary formal point of contact for dealing with violations, occupational health and safety issues and facility security. The director will engage users in dialogue on all issues that impact on research compliance and productivity, and will serve as a conduit for dialogue between users and senior administration.

REQUISITE QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must possess a D.V.M/V.M.D. degree. Candidates must be licensed to practice in the state of NJ or be eleigble to obtain licensure in NJ within a reasonable amount of time. ACLAM board certified or eligible for veterinary candidates is desirable. Experience in a research animal facility setting is a must, preferably in a supervisory capacity. Eligibility for a faculty appointment at the rank of Adjunct Assistant Professor is desirable, and college or graduate school teaching experience is considered an asset. Strong organizational skills are required and the candidate must have a good working knowledge of all relevant institutional and federal guidelines and regulations.


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Assistant/Associate Clinical Veterinarian, Oregon National Primate Research Center, Beaverton,OR

9/16/22

Requisition ID  2022-18923
Position Type  Regular Full-Time
Job Type  Faculty

The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) (https://www.ohsu.edu/onprc), is located 12 miles west of the OHSU main campus, and sits on 162 acres of land featuring forested areas, research and administration buildings, indoor and outdoor animal housing, a pond, and 2-mile perimeter walking path. Our mission is to improve human health and the quality of life through the support of nonhuman primate research programs that advance our knowledge of the causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of debilitating diseases.

The Assistant/Associate Clinical Veterinarian will provide care for a large (5000) non-human primate colony housed at the Oregon National Primate Research Center. The unit manages a daily caseload including inpatient and outpatient cases, and contributes to other preventive care and research support programs such as weight management, annual and semi-annual examinations, dental prophylaxis, and a wide variety of specific research colonies including all age groups and disease statuses. The unit provides occasional coverage for the Small Lab Animal Unit.

The Assistant/Associate Clinical Veterinarian is primarily responsible for the provision of veterinary care for all NHP on campus at the direction of the supervisor, in conjunction with the rest of the Clinical Medicine Unit, the management of health surveillance and preventative medicine programs, medical protocol development, post-approval monitoring, and review, ensuring facility compliance with NIH and OLAW guidelines, USDA and Animal Welfare regulations, and providing medical or technical assistance and training to research scientists and technicians.

Participation in an on-call rotation, and occasional weekend or offsite duties, is required.

Participation in ongoing educational opportunities for peers, technical staff, primate consortium personnel, and the laboratory animal community as a whole is required.

Required Qualifications

  • D.V.M./V.M.D. degree from a veterinary school accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • 1 year hands-on experience caring for animals in a veterinary hospital including 6 months in a clinical position
  • Licensed in the US to practice veterinary medicine
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment
  • Effective organization abilities, advanced interpersonal skills for professional and effective communication with investigators and staff
  • Ability to operate effectively while meeting multiple deadlines and completing projects simultaneously
  • Ability to move unassisted through various animal housing areas located in several separate buildings, indoor and outdoor, and in covered areas that are not environmentally controlled
  • Consistently interact with research investigative staff, supervisors and co-workers, in a positive and constructive manner, to provide research support in a professional manner, and with a service-oriented attitude
  • Use proper techniques to safely perform standard clinical procedures, including accurate calculation of medication dosages
  • Possess sufficient dexterity and manual skills to safely perform (or learn to perform) basic animal handling (using proper techniques)
  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 23 kg (50 lbs), and lift objects weighing approximately 19 kg (42 lbs) to approximately shoulder height
  • Perform work in ABSL2, 2+ and ABLS3 conditions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing clinical care to NHPs
  • Experience with infectious, neurologic, metabolic, or reproductive disease protocols in NHPs; and boarded in a veterinary specialty (e.g. ACLAM)
  • Adequate knowledge of normal physiological parameters, normal growth and development, and typical disease processes for all age groups and research species cared for in order to ascertain an accurate understanding of the patient’s symptoms
  • Knowledge and practice of appropriate Biosafety level 2 & 3 procedures is desirable

Applyhereonline. Please be sure to upload a cover letter, CV/resume and references.

https://externalcareers-ohsu.icims.com/jobs/18923/assistant-associate-clinical-veterinarian/job?hub=6&mobile=false&width=1252&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-480&jun1offset=-420

All are welcome

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

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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Staff Scientist Position, Comparative Medicine Branch,Veterinary Medicine Section, Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Division of Intramural Research, Research Triangle Park, NC

9/15/22

The Comparative Medicine Branch (CMB) of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Research Triangle Park, North Carolina is recruiting a Staff Scientist for the Veterinary Medicine Section (VMS) under the leadership of Dr. Terry Blankenship-Paris, Head.  The VMS is a service core combining research, training, and regulatory compliance with all animal research regulations. 

The Staff Scientist, working under the direction of the Head, VMS will have responsibilities for (but not limited to)

  1. Review of animal study protocols and performance of veterinary prereview
  2. Development and application of animal research refinement techniques
  3. Oversight of animal research projects
  4. Clinical oversight of rodent colonies
  5. Rodent surgical planning, assistance, and performance
  6. Oversight of imaging and physiological instrumentation
  7. Investigator training on clinical, surgical, and technical procedures
  8. Rotating weekend and holiday on-call availability
  9. Mentoring summer students, veterinary students, and laboratory animal residents rotating through VMS.

A Staff Scientist is a NIH employee generally appointed to a time-limited, renewable position to support the long-term research of a Principal Investigator. Staff Scientists do not receive independent resources, although they often work independently and have sophisticated skills and knowledge essential to the work of the laboratory.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a DVM degree, board certification with the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, experience with rodent animal models including imaging techniques (fluoroscopy, ultrasound, radiography), evidence of successfully working both independently and as a member of a team, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Salary/benefits: This is a federal full-time equivalent position, and a comprehensive benefits package is available. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

How to Apply: Interested candidates must submit materials as one combined PDF via email to Bonnie Earnhardt at int-appls@niehs.nih.gov. All emails should include vacancy number NR141 in the subject line. A complete application includes:

  • Cover Letter: 1–2-page descriptive letter of interest.
  • Curriculum Vitae: Include the full curriculum vitae including bibliography. Please include a description of mentoring and outreach activities.
  • Statement addressing commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (not to exceed 1 page).

In addition, you must arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to int-appls@niehs.nih.gov. Letters should be on official letterhead and signed. Referees must include the applicant’s name and vacancy number NR141 in the email subject line.

Questions about this position can be forwarded to Dr. Terry Blankenship-Paris at blanken1@niehs.nih.gov. Incomplete applications or paper applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin on October 11, 2022, and the search will be closed once the position is filled.

Commitment to Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity: NIH/NIEHS encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors. NIH/NIEHS will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities as appropriate. If you require reasonable accommodation during any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us.

Foreign Education: Applicants who have completed all or part of their education outside of the United States must provide an evaluation by an accredited organization to ensure its equivalence to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. For more information on foreign education verification, visit the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Verification must be received prior to the effective date of the appointment.

NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 institutes and centers employ more than 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information about the NIH mission, goals and institutes and centers, visit About NIH.

DHHS, NIH, NIEHS are an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR BIRTH DATE OR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (SSN) ON    APPLICATION MATERIALS. 

DHHS AND NIH ARE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS 


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Veterinary Pathology Manager, Veterinary Pathologist II, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

9/14/22

Official title:  Veterinary Pathologist II(AN015)

Are you a veterinary pathologist with an interest in the comparative pathology of a wide variety of different species? Are you interested in managing a small group of professionals in the research animal pathology field? The Research Animal Resources and Compliance unit (RARC) is looking for a Veterinary Pathology Manager to lead the Comparative Pathology team. The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in comparative pathology, and have some experience in management/leadership.

Qualifications:

DVM/VMD degree required. Three plus years in veterinary pathology work with a significant comparative and/or laboratory animal component (Residency work accepted) required. Board certification with the ACVP preferred, but not required. Experience with biomedical swine and rodents preferred. Management experience preferred.

Job Summary:

The Comparative Pathology Laboratory at RARC provides diagnostic pathology services for the research animal program at UW-Madison. The Lab also provides research pathology services to investigators on a fee-for-service basis. The Veterinary Pathology Manager works with the veterinarians at RARC to provide pathology expertise and services in support of quality veterinary care for the research animals at UW-Madison.

In addition to performing veterinary pathology procedures such as animal necropsies and histopathology, the Veterinary Pathology Manager supervises one Veterinary Pathologist, the Histotechnologist, and the Laboratory Coordinator. This position manages the projects at the lab, delegates responsibilities, and ensures the efficient completion of required tasks. This position is also responsible for appropriate rate-setting, animal and biosafety protocols, and miscellaneous HR and business duties.

Standard Summary:

AN015 Veterinary Pathologist II

  • Oversees the provision of professional comparative and diagnostic pathology services and research support to veterinary professionals delivering quality veterinary care and research guidance.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of policies and operations for the pathology laboratory to ensure compliance with institutional policies, as well as federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Contributes to the field of laboratory animal veterinary medicine through academic output and mentors junior veterinary pathologists.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 5% Oversees the provision of pathology expertise and support to veterinarians to ensure the proper management of colony health
  • 20% Oversees the provision of pathology expertise and research support to research investigators, providing advice concerning protocol development, anatomy, disease pathogenesis, sample necropsy collection procedures, and the modification and creation of innovative procedures to answer research hypotheses
  • 5% Provides expertise to other units in areas related to comparative and laboratory animal pathology, preliminary toxicologic pathology (for translational research), research animal necropsies, and histopathology
  • 5% Manages, mentors, and provides oversight of pathology unit staff, including other veterinary pathologists, to ensure quality assurance and quality control of all histology and pathology work
  • 5% Oversees the formulation, evaluation, and determination of new aspects of the pathology program to ensure high quality animal care and research support
  • 40% Manages and provides diagnostic services for colony and research subjects including complete gross post mortem and histologic evaluation of laboratory research animals, and consults and problem-solves with investigators, veterinarians, and research support staff as needed
  • 5% Serves as a resource regarding other pathology expertise available at other institutions, such as corporate entities, external diagnostic laboratories, and pathologists at peer institutions
  • 5% Provides and participates in training and education in laboratory animal medicine and veterinary pathology to keep abreast of developments in the field and contribute to its advancement.
  • 10% Manages and provides oversight of pathology unit staff including other veterinary pathologists

Education:

Required Terminal Degree

License/Certification:

DVM - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Required

Additional Information:

A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.

The Veterinary Pathologist II must be able to comply with entry requirements for specialized animal facilities including, but not limited to health screening, periodic tuberculosis testing, vaccinations, and have the ability to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)(e.g. mask, respirator, etc.) as required by SOPs or policies.

How to Apply:

For this positions, applicants are required to apply online at https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/515252/veterinary-pathology-manager.   Please include a letter and resume.

To ensure consideration, application must be received by:  October 7, 2022


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Open Rank, Research Faculty Appointment (RFA)-Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Bastrop, TX

9/8/22

Announcing a new hybrid (Onsite/Remote), full-time, benefits eligible, faculty position in the Department of Comparative Medicine at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center in Bastrop, Texas.

The Department of Comparative Medicine (DCM) at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking a Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist for a non-tenure track, open rank Research Faculty Appointment. The DCM is one of 10 basic science departments in the Science Division of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, but is the only department housed at the Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research (KCCMR) in Bastrop, Texas. The DCM and the KCCMR maintain several essential national research resources focused on non-human primates as well as other animals that are supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health.  Research in the department is aimed at addressing diseases that impact both human and animal health, with an emphasis on research that will benefit cancer patients.  The DCM also maintains a preclinical studies program that conducts GLP-compliant evaluations of new therapeutics to assure both safety and efficacy prior to clinical studies in humans.  As the nation’s leading cancer center, MD Anderson is committed to supporting groundbreaking cancer research to drive its mission to eliminate cancer, by developing and maintaining specialized programs in animal models, research and education. 

This position will provide pathology diagnostic service, research collaboration, and education by providing anatomic pathology support to researchers, early drug discovery, preclinical development and safety assessment of novel therapeutic products, and educational training programs.  The primary responsibilities of this position include pathology service in support of preclinical development and safety evaluation of new therapeutic compounds, necropsies associated with discovery studies, and colony health management.  Nonhuman primates account for the majority of the caseload, with rodents (typically rats and mice) making up the remainder. Establishing research collaborations with scientists and sponsors across the institution, and service on various institutional academic and research committees are strongly encouraged and account for the remaining percent effort.

Candidate must have earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an American Veterinary Medical Association-accredited university or equivalent foreign degree.  Post-doctoral experience and/or education in veterinary pathology (PhD in related field) is preferred.  Board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP) or ACVP phase II eligibility is required.

Candidates must have 3 years’ experience as a veterinary pathologist (this would include formal training under the supervision of a Diplomate of the ACVP/ECVP in an institution that trains veterinary pathologists as one of its primary functions).  Experience in toxicologic pathology and laboratory animal pathology is preferred.  He/she must meet institutional requirements for an academic appointment.

MD Anderson offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits and incentive packages. Further, MD Anderson encourages remote work. Thus, individuals in this position would be provided with the necessary equipment to accommodate partial remote work to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.

MD Anderson's Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research is a 385-acre research complex in rural Bastrop Country, just 40 miles from Austin.  The KCCMR houses over 2,200 nonhuman primates, representing eight species, and employs 150 faculty and staff.

Please send a copy of curriculum vitae and cover letter to:

William D. Hopkins, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, ad interim
Department of Comparative Medicine
Director ad interim, Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Bastrop, TX 78602
Email:  wdhopkins@mdanderson.org
Telephone: (512) 321-3991

Req #: 00010402

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.


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Comparative Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

9/8/22

Official title: Veterinary Pathologist I(AN014)

Are you a veterinary pathologist looking to solve interesting problems in research animals? Do you have an interest in the comparative pathology of a wide variety of different species? The Comparative Pathology Laboratory in the Research Animal Resources and Compliance (RARC) is looking for a Veterinary Pathologist I to help support the research animal program at UW-Madison. Come join our team!

Qualifications:

Three plus years in veterinary pathology work with a significant comparative and/or laboratory animal component required (Residency work accepted). Board certification with the ACVP preferred, but not required. Experience with biomedical swine and rodents preferred.

Job Summary:

The Veterinary Pathologist works with the RARC veterinary team to provide diagnostic services for the research animal population on campus. This position will also provide research pathology services to investigators on a fee-for-service basis. The Veterinary Pathologist works with a small team of professionals within RARC and reports to the Manager of Comparative Pathology.

Standard Summary:

AN014 Veterinary Pathologist I

Provides professional comparative and diagnostic pathology services and research support to veterinary professionals delivering quality veterinary care and research guidance. Develops and implements policies and operations for the pathology laboratory to ensure compliance with institutional policies, as well as federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Contributes to the field of laboratory animal veterinary medicine through academic output.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 15% Provides pathology expertise and research support to research investigators including advice concerning protocol development, anatomy, disease pathogenesis, sample necropsy collection procedures, and the modification and creation of innovative procedures to answer research hypotheses
  • 5% May provide expertise to other units in areas related to comparative and laboratory animal pathology, preliminary toxicologic pathology (for translational research), research animal necropsies, and histopathology
  • 5% Contributes to the formulation, evaluation, and determination of new aspects of the pathology program to ensure high quality animal care and research support
  • 50% Provides diagnostic services for colony and research subjects including complete gross post mortem and histologic evaluation of laboratory research animals, and consults and problem-solves with investigators, veterinarians, and research support staff as needed
  • 5% Ensures quality assurance of histology and pathology work
  • 5% Serves as a resource regarding other pathology expertise available at other institutions, such as corporate entities, external diagnostic laboratories, and pathologists at peer institutions
  • 5% Provides and participates in training and education in laboratory animal medicine and veterinary pathology to keep abreast of developments in the field and contribute to its advancement

Unique Responsibilities:

  • 5% Contributes to the training of rotating residents, externs, and other visitors to the Comparative Pathology Lab.
  • 5% Provides training and guidance to student and other employees in the Comparative Pathology Lab as needed.

Education:

Required Terminal Degree DVM/VMD

License/Certification:

DVM - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Required

Additional Information:

A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.

The Veterinary Pathologist I must be able to comply with entry requirements for specialized animal facilities including, but not limited to health screening, periodic tuberculosis testing, vaccinations, and have the ability to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)(e.g. mask, respirator, etc.) as required by SOPs or policies.

How to Apply:

For this positions, applicants are required to apply online at https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/515122/comparative-pathologist.  Please include a letter and resume.

To ensure consideration, application must be received by: September 25, 2022

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

A period of evaluation will be required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/   

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (https://jobs.wisc.edu/asr) contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.


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Veterinarian (Full time/Part time), Experimur, Unit of Frontage Laboratories, Chicago, IL

9/8/22

Responsible for providing preventative medical, clinical, and surgical care to research animals at Experimur site; providing technical support to research projects; consulting and collaborating with investigators; assisting with facility management and IACUC activities to ensure compliance with Federal regulations and AAALAC International standards; and provide staff training as necessary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with writing and revising all Living Documents applicable to Animal Care and Use program.
  • Compliant with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Provide technical and scientific expertise to departmental scientists and technicians.
  • Maintain Personal Documentation Record (curriculum vitae, job description, training record).
  • Participation in Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
  • Review of proposal and protocol design for management and IACUC.
  • Maintain and facilitate communication with Study Directors, Sponsors, and management as to the status of studies.
  • Adhere to departmental Environmental and Occupational Safety policies.
  • Facilitate cooperation between Drug Safety and other Frontage operating units, where necessary.
  • Assist with preparation and submission of all reports to proper agencies to maintain compliance with the law and keep current accreditation status.
  • Adhere to corporate Environmental and Occupational Safety policies.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Education, skills, and experience

  • Requires a D.V.M. or V.M.D. degree with 5 years of experience with research animals
  • Some surgical experience highly desirable.
  • Experience in the husbandry of small and large research animals
  • Experience in in-vivo GLP compliance desirable.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of and compliant with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Systems is desirable.
  • Maintain professional competence through continuing education.

Who we are & what we offer

  • Frontage is publicly traded and an award winning CRO with over 20 locations across North America and Asia and growing. We offer competitive compensation (base salary, bonus, and equity) and benefits, great place and teams to work with and state of the art facilities. Learn more about us at frontagelab.com
  • Experimur is a unit of Frontage Laboratories. This site provides toxicology testing and research laboratory services and specialized pre-clinical studies in support of pharmaceutical and biotechnology products.

Frontage Laboratories Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Please apply online on the Frontage Laboratories Inc Careers page. Job Req-1297

www.frontagelab.com

Contact Information
Kelly Powers
Senior Manager, Human Resources
kpowers@frontagelab.com


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Sr. Research Veterinarian, Comparative Medicine Services Core (CMSC), Childtren's Hospital of Philadelphia

9/6/22

The Comparative Medicine Services Core (CMSC) is a division of the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics (CCMT) at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute. The CCMT fosters a multidisciplinary approach to develop cures for debilitating and life-threatening genetic disorders using innovative gene and cell therapy approaches. CMSC works closely with the Department of Veterinary Resources (DVR) in providing care for the animals. Collaboratively, both teams are composed of highly trained veterinary, regulatory, quality assurance, and animal husbandry professionals capable of overseeing and completing a variety of nonclinical animal studies.

The CMSC is dedicated to bringing basic research ideas from the laboratory bench to the clinic so that they may improve the lives of patients and their families. The CMSC provides support for the completion of nonclinical investigations and submission of Investigational New Drug (IND) or Premarket Approval (PMA) applications to the FDA that enable the initiation of first-in-human clinical trials. The CMSC is composed of highly trained veterinary, regulatory, quality assurance, and animal husbandry professionals capable of overseeing and completing a variety of nonclinical animal studies. The CMSC is working towards compliance with the FDA’s Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulations and other standards and guidelines applicable to completing animal studies.

The Senior Nonclinical Research Veterinarian plays a vital role in the day-to-day operations of the CMSC. Working independently, this team member is primarily responsible for completion of experimental procedures that are part of CMSC nonclinical animal studies, provision of clinical care to study animals, and training of junior staff. They will participate in writing and reviewing study protocols, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) protocols, Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) protocols, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This team member consistently uses Good Documentation Practices (GDP) and complies with FDA GLP regulations, SOPs, sponsor-approved study protocol parameters, and other regulatory standards and guidelines.

In addition to their role with CMSC, the Senior Nonclinical Research Veterinarian would support the Department of Veterinary Resources (DVR) in providing clinical care to non-human primates (NHPs). This person would also work closely with the IACUC team in providing expert knowledge and review of protocols.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Procedures
  • Understands follows and carries out all SOPs, quality assurance standards, safety procedures, and documentation requirements for activities including: clinical care, colony health management, animal enrichment, quarantine, and equipment maintenance.
  • Performs and trains others on surgical and non-surgical procedures on large animal and rodent species in support of sponsor-approved nonclinical studies.
  • Generates and documents raw data for CMSC studies.
  • Aids in developing, reviewing, and writing study protocols, IACUC protocols, IBC protocols and SOPs.
  • Oversees quarantine, including review of health reports from incoming shipments.
  1. Training
  • Develop training programs, manuals, materials, and presentation.
  • Supervise personnel to ensure work meets expectations.
  1. Collaboration
  • Work with DVR and CMSC to perform daily functions related to animal care and study procedures.
  1. Ensure regulatory compliance
  • Review, implement, improve & assist in audits of records, procedures & protocols.
  • Write, review, and implement SOPs.
  1. Supervise supporting staff
  • Ensure staff is performing job duties and have resources needed.
  • Provide performance feedback and review.
  • Encourage staff development opportunities.
  • Participate in new employee recruitment, interviews and hiring decisions, onboard and train new hires.
  • Coordinate staff to ensure protocol support can be provided when requested.
  • May participate in the on-call rotation and provide services after regular business hours, weekends, and holidays.

Other responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements:

  • DVM or VMD degree
  • Five (5) years of veterinarian experience
  • Current license to practice veterinary medicine in the US

Preferred Experience:

  • Five (5) years of veterinarian experience in a laboratory animal setting.
  • One (1) year of supervisory or management experience.

Additional Technical Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism
  • Ability to convey complex or technical information in an easy to understand manner
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to change
  • Ability to be on-call to trouble shoot and resolve problems

Click here to apply: https://bit.ly/3CY6RnZ

For additional questions, please reach out to Heather Warman, Talent Acquisition Lead: Warmanh@chop.edu


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Director, Pathology, Moderna, Cambridge, MA

9/2/22

Apply Link: Please apply here!

https://modernatx.eightfold.ai/careers/?query=pathology&pid=309249493959&domain=modernatx.com&triggerGoButton=true

The Role:

Moderna is seeking a Director of Pathology to support the characterization and understanding of potential adverse effects of modified mRNA’s and delivery systems in preclinical species. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Pathology, this scientific leader helps uncover the molecular pathogenesis behind these changes to understand if these effects translate to the clinical situation.

The Director will lead, build, and develop our exceptional team of scientists and research associates. We will invest in your leadership development by either helping you develop your skills if you do not have direct people management experience and/or strengthen and broaden your existing skills if you have previous experience in management.

The Pathologist, also supports the effort for developing a better, safer and more efficient delivery and expression system.  He/she/they also provides support to establish the regulatory position which enables clinical trials with these agents.

Here’s What You Will Do:

  • Develop and execute pathology sciences laboratory practices to support the platform and cross-functional needs (molecular pathology, histology, investigative pathology/toxicology)
  • Lead and contribute effectively to development and/or discovery projects
  • Support the effort to establish state of the art processes for evaluating and characterizing the effects of modified mRNA’s in preclinical species including the pathology sciences necessary for this characterization.
  • Interface with the drug metabolism and pharmacokinetic experts to characterize the full pharmaco- and toxicodynamic properties of this novel class of agents.
  • Participate in developing Moderna’s pathology assessment scheme for potential clinical candidates, up to and including peer-review of GLP and regulatory enabling studies
  • Prepare appropriate sections of regulatory documents to support the filing of applications for human dosing including IND’s, CTA’s, etc. 
  • Communicate pathology strategy, findings and reports efficiently with peers and upper management

Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table

  • DVM with or without Ph.D. in comparative pathology (ACVP board certification preferred), pharmacology and/or toxicology with 7 or more years spent overseeing all aspects of the Safety Assessment activities in pharmaceutical development.  Strong consideration will be given to those with experience in the evaluation of nucleic acid-based and nanoparticle tox/path.
  • Significant contributions to the success of novel pharmaceutical agents with direct experience authoring study reports and appropriate sections of regulatory documents supporting applications for human dosing.
  • Strong investigative toxicologic/pathology skills to interpret chemical based toxicity and morphological/clinical pathology changes related to chemical exposures. 
  • Strong level of understanding and expertise in either one or more of the following:  immunology, nanoparticle biology and pathology, the complement system
  • Experience conducting outsourced GLP toxicology studies and interfacing with the scientific tox/path staffs at leading CRO’s.
  • Significant experience interpreting clinical pathology data from preclinical studies
  • Skills in teamwork, communication, detail orientation, independence, results orientation, multi-tasking and sense of urgency
  • Desire to lead and build a team

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes 
  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
  • Adoption and family-planning benefits
  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    •    Vacation, sick time and holidays
    •    Volunteer time to participate within your community
    •    Discretionary winter shut down 
    •    Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

Candidates should be aware that Moderna currently maintains a policy requiring all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster shot once eligible. Newly hired employees must be vaccinated and boosted prior to their employment start date. Moderna is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated or receive a booster where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

Relocation support provided to the Boston area


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Clinical Veterinarian, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

9/2/22

The Clinical Veterinarian will be responsible for providing care to research animals in assigned facilities, including the observation of animals, diagnosis and treatment of clinical conditions, prescription and monitoring of necessary medications, and maintenance of animal health records.

Job Duties

  • Provide veterinary clinical care for the animals at Baylor.
  • Perform veterinary rounds as scheduled, and provide clinical care and preventive medicine support.
  • Perform surgical support and provide anesthesia, surgical and analgesic technical expertise/advice to facilitate protocol development.
  • Assist in training for laboratory animal residents, veterinary technicians, and research staff. Training may include veterinary diagnostics, techniques and minor surgical procedures.
  • Provide animal health care guidance for veterinary services personnel as required.
  • Ensure that reports and other materials are prepared and submitted as required.
  • Provide support for activities of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), including protocol review, program review and facility inspections.
  • Serve on the IACUC as voting member or alternate member.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, guidelines and standards that relate to animal care and use.
  • Make recommendations and assist in establishing and enhancing veterinary and animal care standards.
  • Use controlled substances and be responsible for maintaining appropriate records.
  • Provide veterinary emergency coverage nights, weekend, and holidays on a rotating basis.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD).
  • Two years of relevant experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine.
  • Licensed Veterinarian by the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Provisional license is accepted at the time of hire, however, Veterinary License by the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners must be obtained within six months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of an American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) approved residency training program in Laboratory Animal Medicine.
  • American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) board certification.
  • Must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state of the USA.
  • Obtain a practitioner’s DEA registration within 6 months of hire.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principals and practices of veterinary medicine.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with the specialized equipment and materials used in veterinary medicine.
  • A thorough knowledge of all rules, regulations, policies and guidelines relating to the use of research animals.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department personnel, investigators, research staff, and institutional administrators.
  • Experience in an academic research environment.

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

To apply, go tohttps://jobs.bcm.edu/job/Houston-Clinical-Veterinarian-Texa/917825000/  Requisition ID:  12596


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Multiple Opportunities for Veterinarians, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

9/2/22

Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Division of Comparative Medicine is looking to expand our team of veterinarians to meet growing needs in our diverse animal program. The Division serves as the primary resource for the care, development and refinement of animal models within the MIT community. The Division is tasked with the care of a wide variety of species, including mice, rats, guinea pigs, rabbits, swine, zebrafish, zebra finches, tree shrews, marmosets and macaques, and includes transgenic (mouse and nonhuman primate) expertise, germ-free facilities and comparative pathology services. Growing areas of emphasis within the Division where candidate expertise would be especially welcome include anesthesia and surgery, nonhuman primate medicine, germ-free facility management, aquatics, and acupuncture. The successful candidate will join 12 other veterinarians in fulfilling the Division’s mission to provide the very best in animal care and collaborative research support; and will become an integral part of an established comparative medicine training program providing training to veterinarians and veterinary students in research, laboratory animal medicine and comparative pathology. 

MIT is currently recruiting for the following positions:

Associate Director for Clinical and In Vivo Research Services (Job # 21771): The Associate Director for Clinical and In Vivo Research Services will serve as Attending Veterinarian for and leader of animal services within the Division of Comparative Medicine at MIT. As such, they will aid the Director of the Division in formulating and maintaining the clinical mission of the Division, take primary responsibility for the management and coordination of the implementation of the clinical mission, and aid the Director in outreach to and identification of new opportunities in animal research for researchers within the MIT community. The ideal candidate will have formal training in comparative medicine with Diplomate status in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) or European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ECLAM), or equivalent experience with DACLAM certification; 5 years minimum experience working as a laboratory animal veterinarian in a research setting; 2 years minimum management experience; and prior experience working collaboratively with researchers and mentoring students.

Assistant Director for Large Animal Medicine and Surgery (Job # 21770): The Assistant Director for Large Animal Medicine and Surgery will provide oversight for and participate in all aspects of the medical and surgical care of a wide variety of large animal species. The successful candidate will provide leadership of the Division’s surgery core facility to support the Division’s clinical care and research support missions, and serve as the direct supervisor for the veterinarian team working with large animals at MIT. The ideal candidate will have formal training in comparative medicine with Diplomate status in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) or European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ECLAM), or formal advanced training in veterinary surgery (American College of Veterinary Surgery, or equivalent), or a minimum of 3 years of experience practicing or training in veterinary medicine and surgery in a research setting; 2 years minimum management experience; and prior experience working collaboratively with researchers and mentoring students.

Research / Clinical Veterinarian (Job # 20674): The Research / Clinical Veterinarian will provide veterinary support and oversight for a wide variety of species to support the Division’s research support mission, and will be actively involved in training the next generation of comparative medicine professionals. This highly dynamic position will be expected to be flexible in providing clinical care and model development support across multiple facilities and species, depending on the candidate’s expertise and the needs of the Division as a whole. The ideal candidate will have formal training in comparative medicine with Diplomate status in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) or European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ECLAM), or at least 2 years of experience practicing veterinary medicine with prior research experience.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, your CV, and the names and contact information of 2-3 professional references in response to the relevant job number (see above) via https://hr.mit.edu/careers 

Review of applications will commence on Monday 09/19/2022 and continue until the positions are filled.

Inquiries from interested candidates are welcome and should be directed to:

Kelly Metcalf Pate, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
Director, Division of Comparative Medicine
Dorothy W. Poitras Associate Professor of Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Email: kpate@mit.edu 


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Staff Veterinarian 1, Charles River Safety Assessment, Reno, NV

8/31/22

Req ID #:   195512
Location:   Reno, NV, US, 89511

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

IMPORTANT:    In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Staff Veterinarian  for our Safety Assessment site located in Reno, Nevada. We will consider all levels of experience for this role.

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

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

  • Veterinary degree (D.V.M./V.M.D.) or international equivalent required
  • Minimum 3 years experience in laboratory animal medicine preferred
  • 2 years management experience preferred
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above
  • Licensure to practice veterinary medicine in at least 1 U.S. state required
  • Ability to practice veterinary medicine in the work state highly desirable
  • ACLAM eligibility or accreditation preferred
  • Computer literacy, good communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies and guidelines that govern animal research, research conduct principles (GLP) and current methodology of laboratory animal medicine and management is important

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IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 

Vaccine Mandate
Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor.  As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021.  Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination from all employees. 

Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition (crrecruitment_US@crl.com) so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.

About Safety Assessment

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

About Charles River

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

With over 18,000 employees within 100 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of >80% of the drugs approved by the FDA for the past 3 years.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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

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


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Attending Veterinarian , Northern Biomedical Research, Spring Lake, MI

8/29/22

Applications: Please send Resume and Cover Letter to Mary Gaines at mary.gaines@nbrlab.com

Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Oversee animal clinical care ensuring the highest standard of care and ethics are maintained
  • Consult and collaborate with Study Directors, Surgical Scientists and Research Technicians regarding animal care, health, welfare, and treatment
  • Maintenance of medical and drug-use licenses along with oversight of controlled substance use documentation logs
  • Ensure compliance with USDA, OLAW, AAALAC and other welfare authorities’ requirements for responsible use of animals in a research environment, serve as on-site subject matter expert for animal welfare.
  • Regular interaction with IACUC and Institutional Official to promote Replacement, Reduction, Refinement (3 R’s) principles.
  • Serve as Test Facility Management (TFM)
Requirements:

The Attending Veterinarian is responsible for overseeing day to day well-being and clinical care of the animals used in the conduct of research studies within the facility in accordance with the Animal Welfare Act. The Attending Veterinarian will interact collaboratively with the Research Team regarding animal welfare and responsible conduct of research activities, anticipating potential for adverse clinical complications, development of study animal removal criteria and direct interaction with regulatory authorities regarding overall test-site animal welfare during site visits and inspections.

  • Veterinary Degree (D.V.M/V.M.D.)
  • State of Michigan Veterinary License
  • Experience: 5+ years in Research/Lab Animal/GLP Environment Preferred
  • Controlled Substance License
  • DACLAM eligibility or accreditation preferred
  • Experience with managing laboratory animal patients undergoing targeted-delivery surgical interventions
Employer Information:

Northern Biomedical Research (NBR) is a non-clinical research organization located in West Michigan. The Team at NBR is experienced in providing industry-leading research for targeted-delivery of drugs, biologics, gene/cell therapies, and medical devices.

NBR is driven by a culture of openness and respect. No ideas are discarded out of turn. We are inspired and powered by our wonder of science while recognizing the gravity of our research use in development of cures for treatment of unmet medical needs.

We are in an exciting time of growth here at NBR, expanding into multiple new facilities and we are looking for an Attending Veterinarian who is excited about developing and leading as we continue to grow and expand our service offerings.

Salary Range

  • ACLAM Board Certified or Eligible - $150,000 - $225,000 annually
  • LAB Animal Veterinarian with at least 5 years of experience - $100, 000 -$185,000 annually
  • 10-15% Profit Sharing Bonus based on Individual and Company Performance

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Staff Veterinarian, Northern Biomedical Research, Spring Lake, MI

8/29/22

Applications: Please send Resume and Cover Letter to Mary Gaines at mary.gaines@nbrlab.com

The Staff Veterinarian will participate in the strategic and day-to-day development of Veterinary Services at NBR while leading the provision of clinical care for animals used in the conduct of research studies within the test facility in accordance with the Animal Welfare Act.

  • Assist the Attending Veterinarian to ensure facility is in compliance with all applicable regulations, guidelines and standards that relate to animal care and use (E.g., USDA, FDA, AAALAC).
  • Provide routine and/or specialized veterinary care including preventative health, medical care, and clinical surgery for non-human primates (NHP's), swine, dogs, and rodents.
  • Preform colony management duties such as quarantine processing, study related physical exams, neurological exams, weekly case rounds and peri-operative care.
  • Provide support for activities of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), including protocol review, program review and facility inspections. May serve on the IACUC committee.
  • Assist in the development, review, revision, and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) relating to animal issues.
  • Consult and collaborate with Study Directors, Surgical Scientists and Research Technicians regarding animal care, health, welfare, and treatment.
  • Assist in the development and leadership of the veterinary team including but not limited to scheduling, personnel actions (hiring, promotions, compensation), discipline, development, and performance evaluation.
  • Develop and deliver training for staff.
Requirements:

  • Veterinary Degree (D.V.M/V.M.D.)
  • State of Michigan Veterinary License
  • Controlled Substance License
  • ACLAM eligibility or accreditation preferred
  • Experience in Research/Lab Animal/GLP Environment
  • Knowledgeable of small and large animals used in research
Employer Information:

Northern Biomedical Research (NBR) is a non-clinical research organization located in West Michigan. The Team at NBR is experienced in providing industry-leading research for targeted-delivery of drugs, biologics, gene/cell therapies, and medical devices.

NBR is driven by a culture of openness and respect. No ideas are discarded out of turn. We are inspired and powered by our wonder of science while recognizing the gravity of our research use in development of cures for treatment of unmet medical needs.

As we continue to grow and expand our service offerings, we are looking for a Staff Veterinarian to join our team.

The Staff Veterinarian will participate in the strategic and day-to-day development of Veterinary Services at NBR while leading the provision of clinical care for animals used in the conduct of research studies within the test facility in accordance with the Animal Welfare Act.

Salary Range:

  • $95,000-$145,000 annually
  • 10-15% Profit Sharing Bonus based on Individual and Company Performance

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Clinical Veterinarian, UNC at Chapel Hill

8/29/22

https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/237560

Department  Pathology Lab Med - Research - 413804
Position Type  Permanent Faculty
Working Title  Clinical Veterinarian
Appointment Type. Faculty
Vacancy ID.  FAC0004148
Full-time/Part-time. Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week  40
FTE  1
Position Location  North Carolina, US
Hiring Range
Proposed Start Date. 12/01/2022

Position Information
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.

OUR VISION
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIHresearch funding.

OUR MISSION
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.

Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) is seeking an experienced veterinarian to join the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DCM) as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. Duties will include laboratory animal clinical care, supervision of technical staff, oversight of regulatory compliance, consultation and training for animal users, and limited teaching of graduate and professional students as a faculty member of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the School of Medicine. A strong commitment to mentoring and collaborative research with residents as well as clinical support for investigators in the areas of infectious disease, and high-level biocontainment is preferred. This position will report to the Director of DCM.

The animal care and use program at UNC is centrally managed by the Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM) and reports directly to the Vice Chancellor for Research. More than 200,000 animals are housed in 26 animal facilities and used by faculty in the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health and Pharmacy, and College of Arts and Sciences. Representative species include rodents, dogs, rabbits, ferrets, nonhuman primates, aquatics, reptiles, and amphibians. UNC-Chapel Hill ranks fifth in the United States among universities in federal research funding, totaling $1.1B annually. DCM employs more than 180 individuals including 10 ACLAM- or ACVP-boarded faculty veterinarians, 6 residents in laboratory animal medicine or veterinary pathology, and 9 veterinary technicians.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Minimum qualifications include a current veterinary license in at least one state in the U.S. and the ability to become licensed in North Carolina within 6-9 months of employment. A qualified candidate will be a US-licensed veterinarian with 3 or more years of postdoctoral experience in the field of laboratory animal medicine. The candidate should have significant clinical experience at an academic or other research institution with a diverse range of species and a working knowledge of regulatory requirements for the care and use of laboratory animals. For consideration, candidates must have outstanding written and oral communications skills and mature problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) or other relevant veterinary specialty board certification or eligibility is preferred. Experience in animal biosafety level 3 (ABSL-3) containment, institutional biosafety committee (IBC), rodent surgical models, large rodent breeding colonies, genetically-altered animals, and rodent medicine is preferred.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements

Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
Please include the names and contact information for three references for the required List of References.

Quick Link
https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/237560

Department Contact Information
Department Contact Name and Title
Ilana Galex, Chair of the Search Committee
Department Contact Telephone or Email
ilanag@email.unc.edu

Academic Personnel Office Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to equalopportunity@unc.edu.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
1. Cover Letter
2. List of References
3. Curriculum Vitae / Resume

Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/237560


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Clinical Veterinarian, Charles River Labs/Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

8/24/22

Come work for an organization whose passion comes from their commitment to helping you help others, where our values guide our decisions and actions; they are the standards we hold ourselves to each day. Be the Difference! CARE, LEAD, OWN AND COLLOBORATE. We offer an excellent benefits package, and the opportunity to work with an amazing team and support a research community in their research endeavors!!

Please apply: 

https://jobs.criver.com/job/Boston-Clinical-Veterinarian-MA-02115/921794300/

The essential duties of the Clinical Veterinarian are:

Confers with investigators and staff regarding the type of animal research conducted and provides advice on veterinary clinical considerations, animal health and welfare, training, procedures, numbers and/or care of the animals.

  • Supervises veterinary technicians, writes timely annual performance reviews, and encourages their professional development.  
  • Provides veterinary medical services in support of the health and welfare of the animals housed within ARCH.  Administers, or directs the administration, of treatment(s) as appropriate.
  • Performs and documents post-mortem examination of animals-both for the purpose of providing information for a research project or in terms of determining a health issue within the facility.  The examination may include the performance of hematology, parasitology, microbiology and clinical pathology laboratory tests and procedures.
  • In collaboration with other ARCH staff members, the IACUC and the IACUC Office administration, contributes substantially to the institution’s comprehensive program to provide humane care and use of research animals and helps to assure compliance with federal regulations governing the care and use of laboratory animals.
  • Serves as a voting member of the IACUC.

Qualifications:

Education:  Work requires completion of an accredited Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program or a certificate of training accepted by the AVMA.

Experience:  Exposure to field of Laboratory Animal medicine required. Participation in 2-5 externships during veterinary school or employment at an institution with a laboratory animal facility required. 

Certification/Licensure:  Licensure (DVM) to practice medicine in a state or territory of the United States is required. 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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Head, Department of Population Health, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine,Athens, GA

8/18/22

The Department of Population Health of the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine encompasses a diverse workforce that is dedicated to the betterment of animal health and welfare in support of a sustainable and economically viable food supply. The Department of Population Health encompasses the Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Food and Animal Health and Management Program, Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study and Laboratory Animal Medicine Program. The Department, which is forward-thinking, growing, varied in interests and membership, seeks a visionary and energetic leader, who is an experienced and accomplished academician and educator to serve as its next Department Head. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the department’s academic missions in instruction, research and clinical service, including hiring of departmental faculty and staff, promoting the success and career progression of faculty, staff and students, and management of the department’s fiscal resources and facilities in compliance with all applicable regulations and policies.

Required qualifications are the PhD, DVM or equivalent degree, and accomplishments to qualify for hire at the rank of tenured Professor.  Demonstrable success in budgetary and administrative management and dedication to the creation of a diverse and inclusive workplace also are required.  An advanced graduate degree (MS or PhD) and demonstrated success in production animal research or clinical medicine are preferred.  The successful candidate will have a strong record of achievement in scholarly work and professional or graduate education and evidence of effective leadership skills and dedication to veterinary and graduate student education.

Appointment, Promotion, & Tenure of Academic Rank Faculty can be found here: https://provost.uga.edu/faculty-affairs/UGA_Guidelines_for_APT_approved_2_2020.pdf
Discipline-specific criteria and procedures for promotion and tenure can be found at: https://provost.uga.edu/resources/documents/Population_Health2015.pdf

Applications: The application packet should include a cover letter detailing the applicant’s credentials and experience and address how this background has prepared the candidate for the position as it relates to instruction, research and/or clinical services; a current Curriculum vitae; and contact information for three referees. Please apply at https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/273851.

The UGA College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to enhancing the diversity, equity, and inclusion of the College and the veterinary profession. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths/experiences in these areas as it relates to teaching, research and/or service in their cover letter.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Sharron Quisenberry, search committee chairperson, by email (Sharron.Quisenberry@uga.edu) or telephone (706-542-5734). All applications received on or before October 10, 2022, will be fully considered; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The College of Veterinary Medicine values all members of the university community, recognizing that differences in experience and culture can only lead to a more well-rounded, accepting academic environment.  We have an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in our Principles of Community (http://vet.uga.edu/principles-of-community).

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. As such, the University of Georgia is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.  We not only strongly encourage women, minorities and other diverse candidates to apply for this position, but we also maintain that all candidates should share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Person needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (HRWeb@uga.edu).


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Clinical Veterinarian. Center for Comparative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA

8/17/22

Involves daily exposure to laboratory animals and their waste products.

For more information on the program, visit: https://www.massgeneral.org/research/for-researchers/research-management/ccm

Clinical Veterinarian – apply online HERE!

THE FOLLOWING DUTIES ARE REQUIRED:

  • Provide service to and train research staff on various components of proper animal use, preparation of animals for surgery, anesthesia, surgical technique, post-operative monitoring, injections, and sample collection;
  • Advises staff on preventive health programs, such as quarantine evaluation of new arrivals, sentinel surveillance of rodent colonies, annual physical examinations and semi-annual tuberculin testing of non-human primates;
  • Perform routine clinical rounds in vivaria throughout MGH as well as site visits to animal vendors and extramural satellite facilities where MGH animals are maintained;
  • Provide weekend/holiday/after-hours coverage for veterinary emergencies, in concert with other professional staff in CCM;
  • Participate in establishing, implementing and monitoring policies and procedures involving laboratory animal care and use that is in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations and current accreditation standards.
  • Comply with and follow CCM and MGH policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctoral degree in veterinary medicine from an AVMA-accredited institution.
  • Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in a state in the United States (Massachusetts preferred).
  • Eligible for USDA veterinary accreditation (accreditation preferred).
  • Completion of a post-doctoral residency / fellowship in Laboratory Animal Medicine or equivalent experience ( ~ 5 years) working with common laboratory animal species including rodents, rabbits, livestock and non-human primates.
  • Eligibility to sit for the examination for board certification in laboratory animal medicine by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine preferred.
  • Written and spoken proficiency in English and basic scientific terms.
SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
 
  • Proficient in verbal and written English, mathematics, word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail.
  • Has a customer-focused attitude and enjoys working with similarly dedicated persons in a team fashion within a high-energy research environment.
  • Communicates well with a variety of levels of employees and outside parties.
  • Willing to pursue continuous improvement in the duties described above, including but not limited to additional training and continuing education opportunities as they may arise.

WORKING CONDITIONS

The animal facility has a variety of environmental conditions. Specifically, employees may be exposed to noise, dust, chemicals, extreme heat, and animal waste products.  The duration of exposure to any of the above is dependent on the assigned duties.

EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.


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Senior Clinical Veterinarian. Center for Comparative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA

8/17/22

The Senior Clinical Veterinarian provides and oversees preventive and supportive veterinary care for laboratory animals at MGH, in concert with other doctoral and senior staff in the Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM). This person also provides professional expertise in a collaborative research manner to investigators at MGH and elsewhere for animal model development and proper care and use of animal subjects. The position involves daily exposure to laboratory animals and their waste products.

For more information on the program, visit: https://www.massgeneral.org/research/for-researchers/research-management/ccm

Senior Clinical Veterinarian – apply online HERE!

THE FOLLOWING DUTIES ARE REQUIRED:

  • Provide service to and training for research staff on various components of proper animal use, preparation of animals for surgery, anesthesia, surgical technique, post-operative monitoring, injections, and sample collection;
  • Advises CCM staff on preventive health programs, such as quarantine evaluation of new arrivals, sentinel surveillance of rodent colonies, annual physical examinations and semi-annual tuberculin testing of non-human primates;
  • Perform routine clinical rounds in vivaria throughout MGH and extramural satellite facilities where MGH animals are maintained;
  • Lead vendor partnership efforts including regular site visits, expansion or enhancement of services provided and opportunities for new alignments;
  • Provide weekend/holiday/after-hours coverage for veterinary emergencies, in concert with other professional staff in CCM;
  • Participate in establishing, implementing and monitoring policies and procedures involving laboratory animal care and use in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations and current accreditation standards (including, but not limited to, serving as a voting member or alternate on the MGH Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee);
  • Lead veterinary-related continuous improvement initiatives as determined by departmental strategic planning, by customer feedback or by obvious deficits/needs in the practice of laboratory animal medicine.
  • Comply with and follow CCM and MGH policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctoral degree in veterinary medicine from an AVMA-accredited institution.
  • Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in a state in the United States (Massachusetts preferred)
  • Eligible for USDA veterinary accreditation (accreditation preferred)
  • Board-certification in laboratory animal medicine by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine or another veterinary specialty preferred; documented eligibility to sit for the applicable board examination required.
  • A record of independent and collaborative biomedical research.
  • Written and spoken proficiency in English and basic scientific terms.
SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Proficient in verbal and written English, mathematics, word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail.
  • Has a customer-focused attitude and enjoys working with similarly dedicated persons in a team fashion within a high-energy research environment.
  • Communicates well with a variety of levels of employees and outside parties.
  • Willing to pursue continuous improvement in the duties described above, including but not limited to additional training and continuing education opportunities as they may arise.
WORKING CONDITIONS

The animal facility has a variety of environmental conditions.  Specifically, employees may be exposed to noise, dust, chemicals, extreme heat, and animal waste products.  The duration of exposure to any of the above is dependent on the assigned duties.
 
EEO Statement

Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.


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Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer, USDA, ARS, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, MD

8/17/22

Announcement number:  ARS-DH22Y-11604098-EYM (located on www.usajobs.gov)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Northeast Area is seeking highly qualified candidates for a permanent full-time Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer (GS14/15) for the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, MD. Salary range of $126,233 - $176,300 per year. In this position, you will advise the Institutional Officer on animal welfare regulations and policies, and provide biosafety guidance for animal program and clinical services to manage the BARC vivarium, establish preventative health measures and assist the Attending Vet with agricultural species.

Duties:
  • Serve as a lead expert and provides advice to the IO on veterinary issues, trends, biosafety, policies, procedures and regulatory activities at BARC.
  • Evaluate animal care and use programs (including biosecurity) and recommend changes as well as development of new policies or new standards
  • Provides information to the Center’s scientists necessary to achieve and maintain compliance with established animal welfare regulations and policies.
  • Review reports to be submitted to Agency and regulatory or accreditation entities.
  • Serve as the biosafety expert in animal research at BARC to establish/implement biosafety and biosecurity procedures, and manage disease transmission.
  • Oversee the training of researchers and husbandry staff on biosafety, regulations, animal handling and welfare, and experimental procedures related to research with animals.
  • Plan, develop, and conduct investigations designed to improve the quality of animal care and animal products.
  • Manages the laboratory animal care staff that provide routine animal care, and as approved through animal use protocols, works with BARC researchers.
  • Provide clinical training for pre-veterinary students.
  • Maintain an active Maryland state veterinary medical license, federal DEA controlled substance license, and USDA Category II accreditation.
Requirements and additional employer information can be located at: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/670789500

The opening date of the announcement is August 15, 2022 and will close on September 14, 2022.

For questions:  Please contact Ehila Melton at (571) 669-4043

USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer and provider.


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Veterinarian, Strategic Projects - Hybrid Role, NY

8/16/22

Are you a Veterinarian who excels in collaboration, developing programs and are you looking for a career with purpose? If so, we want to hear from you!
Taconic Biosciences is seeking a Veterinarian to specialize in leading strategic projects to support the growth of our company, joining our dedicated Animal Quality team in a hybrid position at our Germantown (GT) and Rensselaer (IBS), NY sites. This role will have a 50/50 split between remote work and onsite work at both sites.
Taconic is committed to the safety and health of our team members. As such, the COVID-19 vaccine will be required for all employees barring religious & medical exemption with approvals. Those who are not currently vaccinated, without exemption, would require the 1st dose of vaccination upon offer and prior to start date.

What we offer:

  • Insurance within 30 days or less which includes options for medical, dental, vision, pet insurance and more!
  • 20 days paid time off plus 6 additional holidays and 1 floating holiday
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Flexible work schedule and Work/life balance
  • 401(k) plan with up to 4% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Commitment to training and providing you with the skills you need for success
  • All employees receive access to 24/7 telemedicine (including mental health), short and long term disability and life insurance
  • Equipment provided includes laptop, monitor, external mouse and keyboard
  • Cost of professional membership dues and license fees
  • Minimal on-call duties

If you are looking for a rewarding career and the opportunity to grow, apply today!

The Role:

The Veterinarian, Strategic Projects will be responsible for strategic projects to drive continuous improvement in Taconic’s Animal Care and Use Program and will provide veterinary oversight for rodents (mice and rats only) at Taconic sites in Germantown and Rensselaer, NY, including health monitoring, animal welfare, and clinical care. They will be responsible for providing backup veterinary duty for other sites as required.

Duties of the Strategic Projects Veterinarian include the following:

  • Develop programs to enhance the welfare of genetically engineered and induced disease models.
  • Optimize micro- and macro-environmental factors to support animal welfare in line with the latest scientific advances.
  • Draft quarterly animal welfare newsletter
  • Serves as primary Veterinarian contact for health monitoring, animal welfare, and clinical care at GT and IBS
  • Represent Animal Quality (AQ) for Rescue Shipments
  • Conduct veterinary reviews for IACUC protocols and adverse phenotypes
  • Responds to customer inquiries concerning veterinary aspects and general questions concerning Taconic animals
  • Works with veterinary nurses to provide guidance on clinical cases, including examinations, necropsies, and appropriate follow-up testing
  • Assists with training technicians and area technical representatives
  • Assures site compliance with all regulations and laws
  • Contributes to external eminence by attending and presenting material at conferences relevant to the field of laboratory animal medicine
  • Collaboration with international teams, including customers around the world and our veterinary staff in Germany and Denmark
Education and Experience:
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) with preference for specialized and advanced training in Laboratory Animal Medicine and eligibility for certification/boarding by ACLAM.
  • DVM, NYS Veterinary license (or attain within 3 months); USDA Accreditation
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience and/or training
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an organization
  • Positive influencer
  • Ability to have complex discussions, which call for a well-developed sense of discretion, strategy, and timing.
Travel:
  • Occasional travel required, generally 2-5 trips per year (all travel pending internal COVID-19 guidelines)

Internet:
  • This role requires reliable internet service, Taconic requires a minimum speed of 200 MPS to be obtained. A stipend of $25 per pay period is provided to aid in this request. Employees who cannot or will not get improved internet service are welcome to work at a Taconic office of their choice.

About Us:
With a history of over 65 years of excellence, Taconic Biosciences is a global team of the best problem solvers in the industry.  We partner with our clients to develop winning research strategies that accelerate the discoveries for prevention and treatment of disease.
Taconic employees all over the world show up every day to deliver the best solutions for our clients while caring for ourselves, each other, and especially our animals.  If you are a respectful, compassionate individual with a can-do attitude and a desire to do the right thing, we want you to join us!

Better Together at Taconic
Inclusion, Diversity, Awareness & Action.  Taconic Biosciences is taking an active and intentional role in creating a company culture that encourages and appreciates the uniqueness in all people.  Being you is what allows you to bring your best self to work.   We are committed to ensuring that Taconic is a safe and fair workplace for everyone because it’s our differences that make us stronger.  We are better together.

Taconic Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status.


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Clinical Veterinarian, Clinvet USA, Waverly, NY

8/16/22

Clinvet USA is seeking a full-time Clinical Veterinarian with an interest in Veterinary Medicine Research at our Waverly, New York facility. Clinvet is widely regarded as one of the leading animal health CRO’s globally. Our campuses are USDA Licensed Research Facilities, and AAALAC accredited.

BASIC SUMMARY:
Primary duties of the position include ensuring the well-being and clinical care of animals used in research, testing, and teaching in participation with the on-site Attending Veterinarian. This individual will form part of our global community of practice and will work alongside other facility Veterinarians, Veterinary Technicians, support staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manage health care for colony and research animals.
  • Perform veterinary rounds, providing clinical care, vaccinations, P.E.'s, and preventive medicine.
  • Develop and help train staff, such as LVT's and Husbandry persons.
  • Ensure that Internal and external applications, reports, and other materials are prepared and submitted in required timelines.
  • Participate and support both internal and external audits as it concerns for animal welfare.
  • Provide support for activities of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), including protocol review, facility inspections, and program oversight.
  • Perform consultation and collaboration with all applicable regulations, guidelines, and standards that relate to animal care and use.
  • Program oversight, assist, and recommendations in establishing and enhancing veterinarian and animal care standards at Clinvet.
  • Use of varying medications, topicals, and controlled substances. Person must perform appropriate record keeping and licensing at all times.
  • Perform special projects and initiatives that enhance all animal welfare and administration style tasks.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
  • Participate in veterinary on call duties as assigned on weekends and holidays.
Minimum Experience/Qualification:
  • Veterinary degree (D.V.M/V.M.D.), or international equivalent.
  • Strong preferences for experience in, research/lab animal institution, USDA title 9 animal welfare requirements, GLP & GCP regulations.
  • License or Certification to practice veterinarian medicine in New York State.

Salary Package:
Clinvet USA provides a competitive salary and benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance and paid time off. We also provide a 401k plan and opportunities for CE credits.
To apply, please visit www.clinvet.com/careers


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Director, Veterinary Sciences, Bristol Myers Squibb, Bangalore, India

8/16/22

Requisition: R1561052
https://bristolmyerssquibb.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/BMS/job/Bangalore---KA---IN/Scientific-Director-Veterinary-Sciences-BBRC_R1561052-1

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Bristol Myers Squibb - Department of Veterinary Sciences (VS) located in Bangalore, India is seeking a senior-level laboratory animal veterinarian to join a dedicated team of laboratory science professionals in a supportive, team-oriented environment. Fully operational since 2009, this location is a collaboration between Bristol Myers Squibb and Syngene International, a Biocon-group company and named Biocon Bristol Myers Squibb Research & Development Center (BBRC). The Director – Veterinary Sciences will provide collaborative site and global leadership and support within a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

The incumbent will be responsible for BMS in vivo research activities in an approximately 35,000 sq ft. AAALAC accredited, discovery research focused, facility supporting multiple therapeutic and functional areas. The position will report directly to the Executive Director, Veterinary Sciences and be a key member of the VS Senior Leadership Team overseeing VS activities globally.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Oversight and leadership of the BBRC program of veterinary care ensuring quality veterinary support and pharmaceutical research
  • Uphold the highest standards of ethical responsibility for the care and welfare of our research animals
  • Assure programmatic and vivarium compliance with relevant regulations and standards (AAALAC, CPCSEA, IAEC).
  • Collaborate and support scientific groups in the discovery and development of innovative medicines
  • Lead a team of laboratory animal science professionals including veterinarians, managers, and technicians; manage and develop direct reports to realize their potential and achieve a rewarding and productive career
  • Manage multiple local, regional, or global projects and responsibilities that enable the highest quality in pharmaceutical research; represent VS on industry, corporate and site-level initiatives and teams
  • Work closely with groups responsible for areas such as research quality assurance, engineering and facilities, safety and occupational health and security
  • Encourage and promote the 3Rs and maintain BMS’s Culture of Care
  • Promote a team culture and lead continuous improvement initiatives within the facility and throughout the department
  • Evolve and maintain standard operating procedures and guidelines; participate in the assessment, qualification, and animal welfare monitoring of third-party partners
  • Participate in veterinary clinical support and coverage
  • Travel domestically and internationally with consecutive nights away as needed to meet departmental needs and for continuing education purposes
  • Other functions as required.
Qualifications:

  • DVM, Masters or Ph. D in Veterinary Science or equivalent and the ability to obtain the necessary licensure / credentials to practice veterinary medicine and associated functions in India.
  • Board certification in Laboratory Animal Medicine (e.g. ACLAM, ICLAM, ECLAM) or other relevant specialty is preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience in leadership roles within large, complex laboratory animal medicine programs or teams. 10+ years’ experience in laboratory animal medicine in pharmaceutical research or similar research settings
  • Applicable clinical experience and expertise across a wide range of species typically utilized in pharmaceutical research
  • Expert knowledge of the regulatory requirements and guidelines for the care and use of laboratory animals in India and experience achieving success with related regulatory and accreditation efforts
  • Ability to successfully collaborate and develop effective working relationships with research staff
  • Experience with new and innovative facility design and vivarium integrations is an asset
  • Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a collaborative team while leading and energizing others to reach goals
  • Ability to prioritize, balance and be accountable for multiple responsibilities while demonstrating the highest values, resiliency and emotional intelligence
Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.


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Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

8/15/22

Req #: 00056889
Job Title: Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist - Open Rank, Research Faculty Appointment (RFA)

Announcing a new hybrid (Onsite/Remote), full-time, benefits eligible, faculty position in the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (DVMS) at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center.  DVMS is seeking a board-certified Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist for a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate or Full Professor. DVMS is a core research support facility that provides housing, husbandry, veterinary care, experimental research services and pathology services for basic science, translational research, and drug development programs. The pathologist will participate in our missions of pathology diagnostic service, research collaboration, and education by providing clinical and anatomic pathology support to research, early drug discovery, preclinical development and safety assessment of novel therapeutic products, departmental quality assurance programs, and educational training programs for veterinary residents, post-doctoral fellows, Ph.D. students and technical staff.  Mice, including genetically engineered mice, account for the majority of the work with a small percentage of other laboratory animals making up the remainder.  This position requires ~ 80 percent effort in pathology service that includes necropsy, histopathology and clinical pathology evaluation for laboratory animal researches, preclinical development and safety evaluation of new therapeutic compounds, colony health surveillance, and characterization of new phenotypes of genetically engineered mice. Excellent verbal and written skills are essential for supervision of laboratory personnel and interactions with investigators.  Establishing research collaborations with scientists across the institution, teaching, publishing, and service on various institutional academic and research committees are strongly encouraged and account for the remaining percent effort. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience.

  • DVM degree from an AVMA-Accredited School of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent foreign degree
  • Board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP)
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in laboratory animal pathology, preferably rodent pathology or mouse phenotyping
  • Experience in toxicologic pathology is desirable
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and organization skills

MD Anderson offiers competitive salaries, excellent benefits and incentive packages.  The individual in this position would be provided with the necessary equipment to accommodate partial remote work to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.

Please send a statement of goals, a current curriculum vitae, and names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to:

Vanessa Jensen, DVM, DACLAM
Chair, Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 63
Houston, TX 77030-4009
Telephone: 713-792-7270
E-mail:  VBJensen@mdanderson.org

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.


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Veterinarian, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

8/15/22

Department Background:

The Center for Animal Resources and Education (CARE) at Cornell University is a service and a resource to the AAALAC International -accredited Cornell research and teaching community. CARE provides high quality animal care and veterinary services, and advises and educates researchers, staff and students on animal experimentation issues while promoting best practices for the responsible use of animals. These actions result in quality science merging with animal welfare.

For the benefit of human and animal health, the mission of CARE is to ensure quality animal care and welfare while serving the Cornell research and teaching community through education and collaboration.

Job Details

In search of an experienced ACLAM board certified or eligible Veterinarian to provide clinical veterinary care and oversight to a large and diverse animal care and use program. The ideal candidate will also advise on research involving animals; perform collaborative and/or independent research projects; participate in IACUC functions; assist with maintaining accreditation of Cornell’s animal care and use program; and provide instruction and training to animal users, veterinary and husbandry staff, and residents in the lab animal medicine program.

Provide health care, including physical examinations, vaccinations, treatment of illnesses, and surgeries to research animals. Conduct routine clinical rounds; diagnose, treat and monitor the progress of sick animals (research animals including, but not limited to, rodents, rabbits, dogs, cats, cows, pigs, sheep, poultry, horses, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish). Maintain a program of adequate veterinary care including guidance and direction, monitoring and assessment of animal well-being in the areas of animal procurement and transportation, preventative medicine (including quarantine, animal biosecurity, and surveillance), pain and distress, euthanasia.

Advise on research involving animals. Collaborate with faculty on animal research projects including clinical research, design and performance of experiments using animals, as well as methods and techniques either proposed or in use. Perform independent research depending on funding opportunities.

Provide instruction to animal husbandry and research staff regarding care and treatment of a wide range of health conditions and health monitoring procedures. Assist with IACUC-mandated training programs, mentor veterinary students during rotations and externships with CARE. Assist in teaching/mentoring of students and residents in the Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency training program.

Review IACUC protocols and serve as an alternate to the Attending Veterinarian in the conduct of semiannual IACUC inspections and other IACUC responsibilities. Assist in the review of all animal use protocols and institutional programs involving animals in research, testing and teaching.

Maintain accreditation for Cornell’s animal program. Participate in, review and approve the planning, design and approval of any construction or renovation involving animal facilities and facility inspections. Conduct routine animal facility rounds.

Required Qualifications:

  • DVM or VMD with laboratory animal medicine and surgery experience and training.
  • Three to five years’ experience with a wide variety of laboratory animals including (transgenic) mice, other rodents, cats, dogs, cows, pigs, sheep, poultry, horses, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. 
  • Must have good working knowledge of AWA&R (Animal Welfare Act & Regulations), PHS (Public Health Service) policy, The Guide to Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, The Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Agricultural Research and Teaching, state regulations and other applicable laws, regulations and guidelines governing laboratory (including agricultural) animal care and use. 
  • Desire to teach/instruct/conduct
  • Superior verbal/written communication skills. 
  • Service-oriented. Self-motivated.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to take initiative, follow directives, motivate others, and contribute to a positive and diverse team environment.
  • Licensure to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state.

Preferred, but not required:

  • ACLAM board certified or eligible, or 5+ years of experience in clinical laboratory animal medicine
  • PhD, Master’s degree or other similar advanced degree
  • Experience writing grant proposals and conducting research projects from proposal to final publication
  • Experience with GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) and ABSL3 projects is a plus.
  • Experience directly supervising staff is a plus.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

To apply for this opportunity go tohttps://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/Veterinarian_WDR-00032841-1

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Veterinarian, Inotiv,Mount Vernon, IN

8/12/22

Apply here: https://www.inotivco.com/careers/

Inotiv is a growing contemporary drug discovery and development company where we “Play to Win” in an industry rich with opportunity.  Together, we face challenges and together we win in the delivery of world-class drug discovery and development solutions that impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.  There’s an opportunity for everyone at all phases of a career, each individual’s unique skill set has an impact on the work we conduct. If you have the talent and desire to impact the quality of people’s lives, we have the career opportunities to make it happen. Join us in embracing research and science to impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.

Position Summary

  • Maintain the health of the animal species housed at Inotiv at our Mt. Vernon, Indiana location and carry out veterinary health responsibilities.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide veterinary care for all research animals including many prescreening physicals, eye exams, and clinical cases
  • Attend all animals as requested for health issues and carry out appropriate examinations, treatment prescriptions, and diagnostic procedures as appropriate.
  • Monitor and address animal health and welfare issues as needed and inform Inotiv management thereof.
  • Perform incoming health checks on large animals when received and add to individual health records.
  • Perform pre-screening activities for study animals including physical and ocular examinations
  • Complete animal examination and treatment records on all animals examined or treated and add to individual health records.
  • Provide veterinary procedures and surgery support as called for in study protocols.
    Assist with a variety of supervision/management, training regulatory, recordkeeping and other responsibilities as needed.

Position Requirements

Education and experience
This position requires a doctoral degree in veterinary medicine

At Inotiv our team members come together in support of an organization focused on delivering the experience, knowledge, and responsiveness demanded from an industry striving to bring new cures to market more safely and faster than ever before. Come join our team! 

Salary will be commensurate with experience and responsibilities. Benefits include health and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, paid time off, 401K participation with company match, etc. 

Inotiv is an equal opportunity employer and an E-Verify employer.


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Director, Animal Welfare & Comp Med, Labcorp, Greenfield, IN

8/12/22

Labcorp Drug Development is a global contract research organization employing over 50,000 people throughout 60 countries. We conduct clinical trials on behalf of pharmaceutical and medical device companies and offer the world’s largest central laboratory network.  We are looking for someone to serve as site attending veterinarian, named veterinary surgeon or other lead veterinarian per local animal welfare-related regulations and guidelines.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership and operational responsibility for all site level AWCM functions and personnel. The key roles of the site level AWCM department are: 
  • Provide veterinary health care for laboratory animals, give advice regarding the care and use of laboratory animals, and provide training for scientists and technicians. 
  • Monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with all applicable animal welfare regulations and help maintain facilities for AAALAC accreditation. 
  • Provide oversight of the animal care and use program and drive compliance with regulatory groups and agencies.
  • Assure animal health and quality.
  • Promote animal well-being.
  • Oversee the surgical and surgical care program.
  • Provide veterinary, scientific and technical expertise.
  • Provide protocol-driven ophthalmology and other applicable veterinary services.
  • Oversee animal welfare-related regulatory compliance activities such as applicable.
  • To provide oversight of multiple animal care and facility management programs and processes at Covance sites on assigned projects.

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

For more information about how we collect and store your personal data, please see our Privacy Statement. 

(https://www.labcorp.com/about/web-privacy-policy)

Please apply directly or email your resume to alisa.sargent@labcorp.com

https://careers.labcorp.com/global/en/job/2244713/Director-Welfare-Comp-Med


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AD, Animal Welfare & Comp Med, Labcorp, Greenfield, IN

8/12/22

Labcorp Drug Development is a global contract research organization employing over 50,000 people throughout 60 countries. We conduct clinical trials on behalf of pharmaceutical and medical device companies and offer the world’s largest central laboratory network.  We are looking for someone to serve as site attending veterinarian, named veterinary surgeon or other lead veterinarian per local animal welfare-related regulations and guidelines.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide leadership and operational responsibility for all site level AWCM functions and personnel. The key roles of the site level AWCM department are: 
  • Provide veterinary health care for laboratory animals, give advice regarding the care and use of laboratory animals, and provide training for scientists and technicians. 
  • Monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with all applicable animal welfare regulations and help maintain facilities for AAALAC accreditation. 
  • Provide oversight of the animal care and use program and drive compliance with regulatory groups and agencies.
  • Assure animal health and quality.
  • Promote animal well-being.
  • Oversee the surgical and surgical care program.
  • Provide veterinary, scientific and technical expertise.
  • Provide protocol-driven ophthalmology and other applicable veterinary services.
  • Oversee animal welfare-related regulatory compliance activities as applicable.

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

For more information about how we collect and store your personal data, please see our Privacy Statement. 

(https://www.labcorp.com/about/web-privacy-policy)

Please apply directly or email your resume to alisa.sargent@labcorp.com

https://careers.labcorp.com/global/en/job/2244260/AD-Animal-Welfare-Comp-Med


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Clinical Veterinarian, Charles River Laboratories Insourcing Solutions, Hamilton, MT

8/8/22

We are looking for a Clinical Veterinarian (Biocontainment)  to join our Insourcing Solutions team, located in Hamilton, MT.

How will you have an impact?

This is the moment to use your talents and imagine those talents contributing to improving global health and peoples’ lives. In the CV role, you can do that by supporting and ensuring the integrity of the infectious disease research and health care of the animal colonies.

Why work at Charles River?

We offer an excellent onboarding program for our new employees, internal career development, competitive benefits, and salary. Click here to learn more about who we are:  https://www.criver.com/

What you will do!

In the Clinical Veterinarian (Biocontainment) role, your main duties would involve supporting infectious disease research by conducting physical examinations, radiography, bronchoscopy, ultrasonography, interpretation of clinical pathology, and other types of clinical procedures in BSL2 - BSL4 environments. You will manage the health care of the animal colonies, providing clinical care and preventive medicine support; as well as perform clinical, diagnostic, and surgical support, in addition to providing anesthesia. You may also assist with the development, execution, and animal monitoring for the preventive medicine program, plus provide analgesic technical expertise when needed. You may also be tasked with documenting and submitting detailed reports, as well as using controlled substances and maintaining proper records. Participation in a special immunization program for infectious agents involved in studies may also be required.

As the CV, you are an integral part of our team, as you may be tasked with reviewing, writing, and updating facility policies, veterinary care, and behavioral SOPs. You may also be asked to recommend/assist with establishing/enhancing animal standards, provide guidance to veterinary services personnel, and/or the opportunity to develop innovative surgical techniques/procedural improvements. You will also develop and train staff, participate in inspections or audits of veterinary/animal welfare content, and collaborate with other staff regarding animal care, health, welfare, and treatment. Finally, it would be important that you help to ensure the facility is in compliance with all applicable regulations, guidelines, and standards relating to animal care and use (e.g., USDA, FDA, AAALAC).

Who are we looking for?

A candidate that possesses a DVM or VMD for an AVMA accredited program or ECFVG certification. Licensure to practice vet medicine in a least 1 U.S. state. ACLAM board certification preferred or acquisition within 2 years of hire required. Four years laboratory animal experience with multiple species. NHP (old and new world) experience a plus. Must have good clinical skills and thorough knowledge of Animal Welfare regulations and the AAALAC accreditation process. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education/experience listed. 

If you are interested in contributing to the well-being of our communities, not only across the country but around the world, please join us and BE THE DIFFERENCE!

Apply online:https://jobs.criver.com//job-invite/183611/   


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Clinical Veterinarian, Animal Lab, UCLA Health, Los Angeles CA

8/8/22

You can make a difference in people’s lives every day. When you join UCLA Health, you’ll be working at an institution that provides leading-edge care to the people of L.A. and throughout the world. We provide our team members with the environment and support to do amazing work, because each and every one of them plays a vital role in our commitment to care.

Responsibilities

Take on an important role within a world-class health organization. Support the discovery of exciting medical breakthroughs while ensuring the humane care of animals. Take your career to the next level. You can do all this and more at UCLA Health.

We’re looking to you to play a vital role in establishing and implementing the Chancellor’s Animal Care & Use Program. This will involve providing exemplary, compassionate veterinary medical services while also offering expert clinical supervision, consultation, and training to research investigators, technicians, and animal husbandry staff. You will evaluate and treat animals housed at UCLA by DLAM. In all you do, you will ensure all activities adhere to our comprehensive animal use protocols. You will also provide assessments to our Animal Care and Use Committee. We’re seeking a self-motivated, veterinary professional with:

  • DVM or VMD degree
  • Board eligibility or working toward board eligibility by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
  • Expertise in veterinary medicine, preferably laboratory animal medicine and large animal surgery is a bonus
  • Ability to diagnose diseases in laboratory animals
  • Proficiency in necropsies, surgery, and therapeutic treatment on animals
  • In-depth knowledge of pre- and post-surgical care of laboratory animals
  • Familiarity with the Animal Welfare Act and the Policy on Humane Care (PHS)
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills

Qualifications

Required:

  • DVM or VMD degree. Board eligible or working toward board eligibility by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine.
  • Knowledge in the practice of veterinary medicine and especially laboratory animal medicine.
  • Skills in the diagnosis of disease in laboratory animals.
  • Knowledge and skills in performing necropsies, surgery and therapeutic treatment on animals.
  • Detailed knowledge of pre- and post-surgical care of laboratory animals.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Animal Welfare Act and the Policy on Humane Care (PHS).
  • Ability to communicate effectively either on a one-on-one or a group presentation basis to train researchers, technicians, and lay personnel.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with technical staff, management, and faculty researchers and their staff.
  • Skill in working as part of a team, providing veterinary medical care.
  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to diplomatically interact to resolve conflicts which occur when Laboratory Animal policies and procedures are violated.

Preferred:

  • General knowledge of university personnel policies.

Interested candidates apply online at:

https://www.uclahealthcareers.org/job/16198537/clinical-veterinarian-animal-lab-westwood-los-angeles-ca/

UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles as well as the David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, you can at UCLA Health.


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Director, Large Animal Services, Department of Comparative Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

8/5/22

The Department of Comparative Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine seeks to fill a Clinical Assistant, Associate or Professor position for Director, Large Animal Services. Candidates should have a D.V.M. or V.M.D. Board certification or eligibility in laboratory animal medicine, veterinary surgery, or an equivalent specialty is desirable, but not required. Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years of experience in large animal clinical care, including surgery, anesthesia, and intensive care of agricultural species. Experience with, or the desire to learn about, the clinical care of nonhuman primates is also preferred. Supervision of veterinary nursing staff, veterinary residents and masters student trainees is expected. Applicants for this position should therefore have a strong interest in training and mentoring veterinary residents, and teaching a diverse group of learners: researchers, graduate, undergraduate and postdoctoral trainees.

The major criteria for appointment include excellence in clinical teaching and clinical care, with scholarly activity that advances the Department’s teaching and clinical care mission. The Department has faculty who are basic and clinical research scientists and who are board-certified in laboratory animal medicine, veterinary anesthesia and analgesia, veterinary pathology and internal medicine. The department hosts an ACLAM-recognized residency training program, a master’s degree program in Laboratory Animal Science, NIH supported T32 and T35 veterinary training programs and maintains a robust undergraduate teaching program in translational sciences and comparative medicine. In addition to its academic functions, the department also provides oversight of Stanford’s AAALAC-accredited animal research program.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

The Comparative Medicine Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Interested candidates should submit a CV, cover letter and 3 references to:

Dr. Stephen Felt, D.V.M., M.P.H., DACVPM, DACLAM
Professor, Comparative Medicine
Stanford Medicine
c/o Ms. Alice Schroeder
aschroe2@stanford.edu   


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Clinical Veterinarian, Division of Comparative Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

8/4/22

The Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM) at Washington University in St Louis is seeking a board-certified or board-eligible laboratory animal veterinarian.

Apply at jobs.wustl.edu, job #JR68525

This is an excellent career opportunity to join a team of 9 veterinarians, including a board-certified pathologist and over 200 support staff, in a stimulating academic environment in St. Louis, Missouri.  The University has an outstanding history of biomedical research, public and private funding, and provides an environment that recruits and cultivates the best minds in science and medicine.  The successful candidate will contribute to health monitoring and preventative, clinical, and emergency veterinary medical care of the laboratory animals in this robust, expanding biomedical research program. Additional responsibilities include consultations with principal investigators regarding research protocols and animal model development and review of study protocols for the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.

Washington University is a world-class, AAALAC-accredited institution and one of the largest recipients of NIH funding with over 400,000 sq ft of animal research and support areas, including a state-of-the-art neuroscience building with a planned opening in 2023. In addition to operating more than twelve vivaria, the program maintains a diverse population of animal species that span many areas of cutting edge research, with a strong emphasis on translational applications, including ABSL3, cardiovascular, neuroscience, gnotobiotics and much more.

For more information relating to this excellent career opportunity, access this link https://wustl.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/details/Clinical-Veterinarian---Comparative-Medicine_JR68525?q=jr68525.


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Veterinarian, Neuralink, Austin, TX

8/4/22

Neuralink is seeking a motivated Veterinarian who thrives working in a fast-paced research environment. You'll work closely with a multidisciplinary team to support the research and development of brain machine interfaces in animal models.

Essential Functions:

  • Direct the veterinary technical team and oversee all vivarium operations
  • Ensure proper anesthesia and pain management for all surgerized patients
  • Complete pre-op exams, post-op care, and administer controlled substances
  • Provide veterinary care for a range of large and small animal species, including health monitoring and oversight of housing
  • Ensure compliance to all federal, state and voluntary animal welfare laws and regulations
  • Help to develop standard operating procedures for veterinary care and study implementation
  • Help research and clinical staff design and implement in vivo studies
  • Train technicians and study personnel on veterinary care, surgical procedures, and animal use laws and regulations
  • Member of the IACUC, including participation in semi-annual inspections

About you:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in veterinary medical care and surgical techniques for large and small animals
  • Effective oral and written communication of veterinary and scientific information to technical, research, and clinical staff
  • Detailed knowledge of animal welfare regulations and best practices
  • A dedicated team player who thrives in a fast-paced team-focused environment
  • Prioritizes animal welfare and positive reinforcement practices

Key qualifications:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • 4+ years of experience in laboratory animal medicine
  • Completion of residency in laboratory animal medicine
  • Proficient in GSuite

What we offer:

  • An opportunity to change the world and work with some of the smartest and the most talented experts from different fields. 
  • Growth potential. We rapidly advance team members who have an outsized impact. 
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance through a PPO plan; parental leave.
  • Flexible time off + paid holidays.
  • Equity + 401(k) plan.
  • Commuter Benefits.
  • Meals provided.

Neuralink provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws.  This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, return from layoff, training and social, and recreational programs. All such employment decisions will be made without unlawfully discriminating on any prohibited basis.

Please apply on our website: https://boards.greenhouse.io/neuralink/jobs/4446834003


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Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian, Cleveland Clinic Florida Research and Innovation Center, Port St. Lucie FL

8/4/22

Cleveland Clinic Florida Research and Innovation Center (FRIC) is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian who can be part of a dynamic and rapidly growing organization. The candidate will oversee FRIC’s animal care and use program, ensure compliance with applicable rules and requirements, and manage staff providing care in an AAALAC-accredited program.

Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute has recently opened Cleveland Clinic Florida Research and Innovation Center which is dedicated to the discovery and advancement of innovative translational research, focused on immuno-oncology and infectious diseases.  The building is 3 floors with approximately 100,000 sq. ft. of dedicated research and support spaces.

As a Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian, your responsibilities will be to:

The primary responsibilities of the Clinical Veterinarian will include delivery of high quality veterinary medical and surgical support for all laboratory animal species including performing clinical examinations, undertaking gross necropsies, maintaining clinical medical records and medication inventories, providing consultative support for research personnel and the IACUC regarding laboratory animal models, and participating in IACUC activities including protocol reviews, facility inspections, lab inspections, program review, and post-approval monitoring. The Clinical Veterinarian, with the Cleveland Clinic’s Attending Veterinarian, will oversee the entire FRIC animal care program and maintain compliance with federal regulatory agencies and accrediting organizations including development of AAALAC program description documents, animal program SOPs and guidelines, and educational materials for animal care and research personnel. The Clinical Veterinarian will assist with preventive medicine programs, provide training to Vivarium technicians and research personnel, and share after-hours and holiday emergency on-call services with the contract veterinarian.

Qualifications
Applicants must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM or VMD) obtained at a school or college of veterinary medicine accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education, hold a veterinary license to practice in at least one state in the US and be eligible for a Florida veterinary license, and have US citizenship or permanent resident status. Applicants must have advanced training beyond the veterinary degree as demonstrated by successful completion (or scheduled completion by 7/1/2022) of a laboratory animal residency training program recognized by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine or at least 2 years of experience practicing laboratory animal medicine. Board certification or eligibility in Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) is preferred. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and problem-solving abilities. Experience working with ferret models of human diseases is desired.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer:

Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

Please send CV and cover letter to FRICrecruitment@ccf.org


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Clinical Veterinarian, University of Houston, Houston, TX

8/2/22

The University of Houston has a current job opening for a Clinical Veterinarian.   The successful candidate will be responsible for training research and animal care personnel.  They will assist with reviewing animal use requests associated with the Animal Care and Use Committee and ensure university compliance with its protocols.  In addition, they will regularly inspect animal facilities, monitor and maintain health surveillance programs, and ensure correct clinical procedures and appropriate management of health concerns of the research animals.   Assisting with research activities and serving on institutional compliance committees are also expected.  as needed.

Requirements (qualifications, etc.)

  • DVM/VMD degree with one year experience.
  • DVM/VMD degree and a U.S. license to practice veterinary medicine in the United States
  • Ability to obtain a veterinary license in the state of Texas
  • Ability to obtain a DEA registration
  • Ability to obtain Nation Veterinary category II accreditation through the USDA

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Applicants should apply using the following link:  https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex1_uhs/jobdetail.ftl?job=STA010441&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago


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Clinical Veterinarian, IUSM LARC, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana

8/1/22

Clinical Veterinarian - Assistant Scientist/Assistant Director in Laboratory Animal Resource Center
Appointment Type   Scientist Track Faculty
Department               IUSM - Laboratory Animal Resource Center
Campus                     IU School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

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 non-tenured 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 six veterinarians.

Faculty appointment ranking will be as an Assistant Scientist. Scientist track faculty are responsible for the research mission of the IU School of Medicine. 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
  • Consult with investigators and staff to provide instruction and assistance in the housing, care and treatment of
  • Assist investigators in providing surgery and
  • Participate in training programs for animal husbandry and research
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Associate Director or

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

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 A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM or VMD) degree is required.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ideal candidate will have prior experience as a laboratory animal veterinarian or a minimum of 2 year’s post-DVM clinical experience (in private practice, or in an institutional/academic/industry setting), however new veterinary graduates will also be
  • 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

Questions about the position may be sent to Dr. Robin Crisler, DVM, DACLAM crisler@iu.edu

To learn more about this opportunity or apply, visit:https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/12571

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

A background check will be mandatory for the selected applicant. Applicants can submit their applications to the university hiring site until the position is filled. The review of applications will begin upon receipt and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. The position will remain open for application on the IU hiring website until the position is filled.


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Clinical Veterinarian, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

7/29/22

The University of Utah has a current job opening for a Clinical Veterinarian.

Application for work at the University of Utah may be completed at: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/136189

The Clinical Veterinarian provides clinical care for a variety of laboratory animals that the University of Utah uses for biomedical research. S/he assists the Director in assuring compliance with animal care regulations that govern the use of laboratory animals.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • DVM/VMD degree and a U.S. license to practice veterinary medicine, ability to obtain licensure in the state of Utah, ability to obtain a DEA registration, and completion of a formal postdoctoral Laboratory Animal Medicine residency program required.
  • Two years’ related experience
  • LAM Residency preferred.
  • ACLAM certification is highly desirable. The successful candidate must have complete knowledge of animal care regulations and experience with AAALAC accreditation. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (spoken and written) are essential. 

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.


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Training Program in Laboratory Animal Medicine, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

7/25/22

Immediate Opening

University of California San Francisco has one (1) position open for a Residency in Laboratory Animal Medicine.

This is a training position. The objectives of the Clinical Veterinarian contract position are twofold:

  1. Prepare graduate veterinarians for a career in laboratory animal medicine and
  2. Assist them in fulfilling eligibility requirements for the certifying examination for the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine.

Emphasis is on traditional laboratory animal medicine and relevant governing regulations. The Veterinarian evaluates and treats research animals coming into UCSF. Performs routine Veterinarian duties and can direct animal health technicians in providing animal care. When needed, receives supervision or guidance for cases. Has interest in veterinary and husbandry needs of all research species, including aquatics. Ensures assigned activities adhere to Protocols and applicable to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Association for the Assessment and Accreditation for Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) regulations and rules. Participates in the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) processes and oversight functions. Performs on-call, after hours veterinary coverage.

Under supervision, the Veterinarian works in four primary areas: large animal clinical medicine, small animal clinical medicine, regulatory and IACUC matters and a mentored research project.

The Clinical Veterinarian participates in the UCSF occupational health program, medical health screenings, zoonotic screenings, and similar. Understand and accept that the position has the risk for exposure to zoonotic agents as well as other hazardous agents or chemicals.

This position will use personal protective clothing to prevent injuries and exposure to potentially hazardous agents.

Note: This is a full time contract position that can be renewed yearly for up to an additional 18 months beyond the initial one year appointment.

The Laboratory Animal Resource Center (LARC) is a recharge department providing veterinary care and housing services for all animals used in biomedical research and teaching. LARC provides veterinary medical care and husbandry services, assures compliance with laws and regulations concerning the use of animals in research, and veterinary medical advice to UCSF researchers.

A full description of the program can be found at:  https://jobs.ucsf.edu

https://jobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=6495&siteid=5861&Areq=68057BR


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Associate Director Laboratory Animal Medicine, Attending Veterinarian, Contract Research Provider, Greater Corpus Christi area, TX

7/25/22

This role is with a large primate supplier and contract research solutions provider with 10K+ primates.  If you are interested in more details send an email to Brad@RPMReSearch.Solutions

If you would like to hear an interview with the General Manager of the facilities click here:  https://rpmresearch.honeit.com/share/e70c12e1e2f6c1051a11

Location: Greater Corpus Christi Texas Area on the Gulf Coast. 

We are inviting an accomplished veterinarian and management professional into our growing and evolving organization that is supporting end-to-end research for the betterment of animal health and human outcomes. We are one of just a handful of facilities in the country in a position to provide this level of clinical caregiving and specialization..

Purpose of the role:

The Attending Veterinarian and Associate Director are responsible for the well-being and clinical care of the animal models and the growth and development of the veterinary services team. This responsibility extends to supervising and promoting animal well-being at all times during animal use and during all phases of the animal's life as well as the compliance monitoring, quality management, and safety of the animal models.

This role contributes to the success of the organization and Animal Welfare by:

  • Providing veterinary guidance to animal caretakers, managers, scientists, and other stakeholders within the Organization on the implementation of the three Rs
  • To engender and support a “Culture of Care” within the Organization while promoting and demonstrating professional standards.
  • Furthering program development as well as site improvements through personnel growth and development, facility improvements, animal welfare audits, and evaluation of clinical care.
  • Active membership in the various IACUCs for the assigned sites and assuming related projects and tasks.
  • Providing direct or through a designee veterinary clinical services to each site, including herd health, biosecurity practices, 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 health and welfare.
  • Fulfilling the role of Attending Veterinarian for the assigned sites as required for PHS OLAW Assurance, AAALAC Accreditation, and USDA AWA compliance.
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge and expertise in laboratory animal science and other relevant specialist disciplines through unsupervised study, reading scientific publications, and attending scientific meetings and courses.
  • Providing veterinary support to other Organization sites upon request.
  • Promoting and complying with Organization’s quality procedures.
  • Providing oversight, expertise, and practical guidance with regard to animal health monitoring programs.
  • Providing direct, or through designees, veterinary oversight, expertise, and coverage as indicated for the surgical facilities located at various sites, including developing new surgical models and providing guidance on current best practices in surgical procedures and anesthesia.
  • Providing oversight and guidance regarding maintaining relevant local, state, and federal veterinary and animal-related regulatory compliance.
  • Contributing veterinary scientific expertise as needed for education and training programs for animal care employees, supervisors, managers, and other Organization stakeholders.
  • Promoting and complying with Organization’s health and safety procedures.
  • Fulfilling any other assigned duties that may be required by Organization.

Qualifications:

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

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Proactively searches for opportunities to develop own skills and knowledge
  • Gives practical support and assistance to enable individuals to get the job done
  • Identifies improvement opportunities in my own department and across the facility.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrates effective use of time and resources
  • Routinely meets agreed deadlines
  • Builds rapport to influence message, acceptance, and understanding
  • Develops laboratory animal herd health, clinical medicine, and surgery skills
  • Interest/experience in animal ethics, welfare science, genetically engineered colony management, health programs, genetics, or other related disciplines would be an advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

Preferred Skills/Abilities:

  • ACLAM diplomate or other specialty board certification
  • Previous teaching/tutoring experience
  • Computer proficiency and ability to learn the use of specific data capture systems
  • Animal production, surgery, anesthesia or other related further experience or qualification in the veterinary field

Professional Veterinary Benefits

  • Tuition/Loan repayment/ matching program, Company matches up to $1500/ month towards student loans.
  • Paid for Veterinary License and DEA licensing.
  • Paid for continuing education classes and a variety of conferences
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of clinical cases and contribute to operations and growth of a large facility (10,000 + NHPs)
  • Opportunity (not a requirement) for domestic and international travel to other research sites in the organization for adoption of new skills, sharing expertise, and sharing best practices. International travel to visit breeding sites and supplier audits.
  • Paid opportunities for research in breeding, husbandry, enrichment, clinical care, housing, and in the future PK studies and surgical best practices.
  • Support for foreign veterinarians getting licensed in the US
  • Existing program to assist DACLAM eligible veterinarians with board certification (regular study times, PTO for preparing before boards, internal boarded veterinary discussions and support, virtual study groups)
  • Support for other industry boards and professional organizations
  • Training with NHPs for those with limited experience

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Senior Clinical Veterinarian/ Clinical Veterinarian, Contract Research Provider, Greater Corpus Christi area, TX

7/25/22

This role is with a large primate supplier and contract research solutions,with 10K+ primates.  If you are interested in more details send an email to Brad@RPMReSearch.Solutions

If you would like to hear an interview with the General Manager of the facilities, click here.

Our goal is to provide the top level of animal welfare and our sites support upstream operations for research and development of life saving and QOL enhancing therapeutics across the industry. We are looking for veterinary professionals who are passionate about animal welfare, able to think on their feet, manage clinical cases, and help improve the veterinary program overall as we continue to grow the facilities and the organization.

The Clinical Veterinarian will contribute to the team by:

  • Providing medical and surgical care for laboratory animals to ensure adequate and humane veterinary support.
  • Performing physical, ophthalmic, and other needed exams on laboratory animals.
  • Providing expertise on animal health, biology, physiology, and research methodology to staff scientists and technicians and provide training to staff when needed.
  • Assisting the site supervisor to ensure that the policies and practices regarding animal care and welfare are in compliance and contain relevant regulations.
  • Reporting all animal care concerns and becoming involved in the resolution.
  • Work with non-human primates in a fast-paced environment
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior staff
  • Hone your clinical, surgical, and regulatory veterinary skills with a team

As a Clinical Veterinarian your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing Clinical Cases
  • Reducing Morbidity and Mortality rates.
  • Input on growth designs
  • Husbandry staff training
  • Veterinary staff training where applicable
  • Creation, upkeep, and revamping of SOPs
  • Reporting all animal care concerns and becoming involved in the resolution
  • Assisting the site supervisor to ensure that the policies and procedures regarding animal care and welfare are in compliance and contain relevant regulations
  • Performing physical, ophthalmic, and other needed exams on NHPs
  • Providing medical and surgical care for the animals to ensure adequate and humane veterinary support.
  • Ensuring animal physiological welfare
  • Ensure that the minimum environmental enrichment requirement described in the most current edition of the Handbook of Laboratory Animal Management and Welfare for Animals is met for all animals.
  • Ensure that behavioral assessments are performed prior to euthanasia in potentially problematic cases
  • Coordinate communication between veterinarians, veterinary technicians, husbandry staff and the facilites staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Professional Benefits

  • Tuition/Loan repayment/ matching program, Company matches up to $1500/ month towards student loans
  • Paid for Veterinary License, and DEA licensing
  • Paid for continuing education classes and variety of conferences
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of clinical cases and contribute to operations and growth of a large facility (10,000 + NHPs)
  • Opportunity (not a requirement) for both domestic and international travel to other research sites in the organziation for adoption of new skills, sharing expertise, and sharing of best practices. International travel to visit breeding sites and supplier audits.
  • Paid opportunities for research in breeding, husbandry, enrichment, clinical care, housing, and in the future PK studies and surgical best practices.
  • Support for foregin veterinarians getting licensed in the US
  • Existing program to assist DACLAM eligible veterinarians with board certification, (regular study times, PTO for preparing before boards, internal boarded veterinary discussions and support, virtual study groups)
  • Support for other industry boards and professional organizations
  • Training with NHPs for those with limited experience

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Veterinarian, BC US LLC, Immokalee, FL

7/21/22

BC US LLC serves as a breeding, holding and quarantine facility for Mauritian origin macaques. Together with our high-level of care and enrichment programs, we ensure that the company oversees a program of the highest standards providing non-human primate models for life-saving biomedical research programs to pharmaceutical companies, CRO’s as well as Universities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work from 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM Monday through Friday, on call and holidays as needed.
  • Manage the veterinary care system and provide daily corrective and preventive veterinary care to animals on site
  • Lead and train the facility’s animal care team members as well as ensure other staff members are trained in PPE, biosecurity, etc. as needed.
  • Maintain a dynamic and cooperative atmosphere with other departments within the company.
  • Participate in the development, review and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Represent BC US in official US animal welfare regulatory/administrative matters (USDA, CDC, AAALAC…).
  • Participate in regular veterinary system reviews and analyses to continually improve the Vet Care Program.
  • Keep all animal records updated in the BC US database.
  • Be on call for veterinary emergencies.
  • Work may require wearing protective clothing, visors and respirator for long periods in indoor and outdoor. environments under varying climatic conditions.
  • Train and supervise veterinary technicians.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:                                                      

  • Supervises Veterinary Technicians

Competencies: 
To perform the job successfully, candidate should demonstrate the following competencies

  • Is consistently at work and on time
  • Arrives at meetings and training sessions on time
  • Keeps commitments
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others of diverse personalities, education and cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to sit, stand, or move about constantly in the performance of work duties
  • Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction
  • Listens and gets clarification of details as needed to perform tasks.
  • Takes responsibility for own actions
  • Asks for and offers help when needed
    Communicates well with the various departments within the facility

Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

  • DVM, VMD with eligibility for licensure in FL
  • 5+ years’ experience working with NHP in a clinical, hands-on position as a licensed veterinarian (preferably with cynos)
  • Board Certification are an advantage but not a prerequisite for employment
  • Valid veterinary license in at least one US state and eligibility for USDA accreditation

Qualified candidates should email their letter of interest and resume to HR@bcus-llc.com.

BC US, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.


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Veterinarian, Assistant or Associate Professor, East Carolina University,Greenville, NC

7/21/22

Vacancy #: 968001

Organizational Unit Overview

The Department of Comparative Medicine is a basic science department in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Our team supports excellent science through a comprehensive program of humane and ethical animal care and use.

Department of Comparative Medicine cares for a variety of species in several facilities across all East Carolina University campuses. We provide barrier, containment, and quarantine housing, as well as surgical and technical support.

The animal care and use program at East Carolina University is USDA Registered (#55-R-0010), PHS assured (D16-00294), and fully accredited by AAALAC, International.

Job Duties    

The Department of Comparative Medicine in the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University is searching for a collegial, team-oriented laboratory animal veterinarian to join our faculty supporting a fully AAALAC accredited, campus-wide animal care and use program. The duties of the selected candidate will include the following:

  • Participating in the provision of excellent veterinary and preventive medical care
  • Sharing emergency and holiday on-call rotations;
  • Advising and collaborating with investigators in the development and implementation of research projects;
  • Participating in academic course instruction and animal care and research staff training;
  • Serving on and supporting iacuc activities;
  • Participating in ensuring compliance with usda, olaw, and aaalac, international; and
  • Any other duties as assigned by the department chair.

Position available as fixed-term or tenure-track at the title/rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.

Minimum Education/Experience    

The successful candidate must have a DVM or equivalent degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary college or its equivalent as defined by the AVMA Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates, with at least 2 years of training or experience in laboratory animal medicine or related practice, and ability to be licensed in North Carolina.

A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

Special Instructions to Applicant  

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Interest
  • List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicant         

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 968001 to ECU Human Resources at http://jobs.ecu.edu.

ECU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance.  We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Visit this job posting https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/53298  


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Veterinarian Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Silver Spring, MD

7/16/22

Position Type: Part-Time

An important mission at the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research is to protect and advance public health by ensuring the safety and efficacy of gene-based and cell-based therapeutic products. In support of this mission, Midnight Sun Technologies is hiring for a Part-Time, On Call Veterinarian to support our contract with the Center of Biologics and Evaluation (CBER). The selected candidate will serve as the Subject Matter Expert providing expertise to the center on an as needed basis. The Veterinarian will be called upon to provide technical expertise in the areas including but not limited to veterinary medicine, animal welfare, toxicology, and epidemiology as it relates to the ongoing projects as assigned. The candidate will be responsible for evaluating data on a case-by-case bases and making best practice recommendations based on previous experience for solving animal related problems. They will also serve as the authoritative source of matters relating to animal drugs, regulations, and policies.

Background

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. The FDA is also responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable, and helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to improve their health.

Duties

  • Serves as primary technical authority and Subject Matter expert to staff and stakeholders regarding veterinary medicine and/or related fields (e.g., clinical practice, epidemiology, physiology, toxicology, and animal welfare, etc.).
  • Evaluates amounts of data and information from a variety of sources to determine the safety and effectiveness of animal drugs as well as identify and validate causes of disease.
  • Suggest and manage appropriate courses of action based on data evaluation of the safety and efficacy of animal drugs on case-by-case basis.
  • Serves as an authoritative and expert source of information to others on veterinary medical issues related to animal drugs, associated laws, regulations, and policies as well as advanced scientific research in veterinary medicine and related fields.
  • Participate in veterinary clinical care of laboratory animal species maintained within the White Oak Animal Program (WOAP), including oversight of clinical care, husbandry, and animal welfare for all laboratory animals housed in the WOAP.
  • Provide investigator and animal care staff training as part of a DVS team of trainers.
  • Support the program Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) through post-approval monitoring of research activities, consulting with IACUC members as needed on animal study protocol (ASP) review and providing veterinary research support in accordance with approved ASPs.
  • Keep abreast of pertinent literature and incorporate appropriate concepts and techniques into laboratory animal care, research activities and experiments as applicable.
  • Collect, record, organize, and analyze animal care and husbandry data and experimental data when applicable. Shall summarize observations and analysis at weekly Division meetings.
  • Aid in general maintenance of the animal facility by working with other members of staff to keep the facility a safe and well-stocked working environment and notifying responsible animal care staff to replenish used supplies from stocks as needed
  • Maintain thorough and complete government-owned records of experiments, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and data in electronic versions made available to management and other individuals in DVS. Write and/or contribute to the writing of SOPs required for the WOAP.
  • Read current literature (journal articles) that pertains to laboratory animal medicine to aid in the high level of animal welfare maintained in the WOAP
  • Prepare results and work with DVS management to write and edit publications for submission to peer-reviewed scientific journals

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinarian Medicine Doctors (VMD) or equivalent from an AVMA-accredited institution
  • Minimum of three years full-time experience working as a veterinarian in a laboratory animal program and will have both small laboratory animal and non-human primate care and use experience
  • Full licensure to practice veterinary medicine within one state
  • American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) certification preferred.
  • Experience with non-human primates, rodents and rabbits is required; experience with ferrets and aquatic species is preferred.

Apply online at our website: https://kikiktagruk.applicantpool.com/jobs/

Disclaimer: This is not to be an exclusive list of all responsibilities', duties, and skills required of the person in this job. KIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KIC considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, family responsibility, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran's status, gender identity or any other legal protected status. Pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec.1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation, may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to KIC Shareholders and their Descendants. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. Successful candidate must pass, comply and adhere to KIC's Drug and Alcohol policy/testing requirements and pass a thorough background check including fingerprinting.


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Research Veterinarian, Center for Biomedical Swine Research and Innovation (CBSRI), University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

7/16/22

The mission of the Center for Biomedical Swine Research and Innovation (CBSRI) is to innovate and accelerate the discovery and development of therapies and technologies that change human lives. CBSRI creates, validates, and utilizes porcine biomedical models to translate benchtop research into clinically relevant solutions. CBSRI is seeking an enthusiastic Research Veterinarian to lead the Procedural Core of the center’s operations with biomedical swine. Working with a dynamic team of faculty, staff and students, the Research Veterinarian will manage and participate in the day-to-day research activities of the Procedural Core, including developing anesthesia and surgical approaches, neonatal care, and novel research techniques for use in porcine models. The Research Veterinarian will also collaborate with clinical veterinarians, anesthesiologists and veterinary technicians who oversee the university’s overall research animal program, as well as with experts in swine reproduction, husbandry, and welfare. We are looking for an individual who has a hands-on approach to problem-solving, strong leadership skills and the drive to build close-knit and enthusiastic teams to do great things.

CBSRI encompasses one of the nation’s top biomedical swine programs with outstanding infrastructure, research experts, and resources. We are committed to an inclusive, team-centered environment in which all team members share the goal of excellence in research and animal welfare. Our multi-disciplinary center is a partnership between the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) and the UW Biotechnology Center, working in collaboration with several other centers and units across the UW-Madison campus from biotechnology to state-of-the-art medical imaging. UW has four animal facilities in which swine are housed, including a 1,500 pig capacity breeding facility.

Primary duties of this position include:

  • Performing experimental procedures, anesthesia support and post-operative care for swine
  • Providing support for porcine reproductive cloning and neonatal care
  • Development of novel surgical or procedural approaches
  • Consulting on procedural planning and protocol development
  • Supervision and training of procedural team members
  • Oversee coordination of project timeline and staff support
  • Oversee compliance, including: animal/biosafety protocol adherence, medical records and controlled drug use
  • Providing consultation or contributing to grant proposals and scientific manuscripts

Some after-hours and weekend work will be required. Travel between the various UW animal facilities will be required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • DVM - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Required; Incumbent must be eligible to obtain veterinary licensure in Wisconsin
  • Experience with large animal anesthesia
  • Experience with biomedical research
  • Must be able to obtain clearance to work with select agents

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience with swine, including animal handling, injections, blood collection, surgical procedures, and anesthesia support
  • Experience with supervision and/or training staff in clinical procedures
  • 2+ years of experience in biomedical animal research
  • Board eligibility or certification in swine clinical specialty is highly desirable

Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Team leader, with a desire to train and teach
  • Ability to work collaboratively on large, multi-disciplinary projects
  • Flexibility to work with a variety of personalities and work-styles
  • Highly-organized and detail-oriented

UW Madison is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/514505/research-veterinarian


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Laboratory Animal Medicine Veterinarian, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN

7/13/22

Job Code: 9752LM
Employee Class: Acad Prof and Admin

Research Animal Resources (RAR) veterinarians provide medical care to research animals, regulatory oversight through various committees (e.g. IACUC and IBC), and consult with research faculty on the implementation and refinement of their research protocols.  RAR veterinarians also have the opportunity to conduct independent and/or collaborative research, provide training and expertise to laboratory personnel, and teach veterinary students at the CVM.   The University of Minnesota is part of the Minnesota LAM Residency Consortium and veterinary faculty are expected to teach, mentor, and support residents within the program. Additionally, the clinical veterinary team has responsibility and the latitude to identify areas for process improvement, develop plans to achieve identified improvements and to initiate the steps for implementation and completion. Clinical duties require case by case management as many standard treatment options are not compatible with research goals/objectives. This requires the development of unique treatment strategies that vary on a case to case basis depending on the specifics of the research and clinical problem.

Position Responsibilities:

Clinical Care (50%):

  • Provide clinical care to research animals owned by the University or by outside organizations that have contracted to house animals at the University.
  • As indicated by the medical condition of the individual animal(s): Examine, diagnose, prescribe medication, perform surgery, and providing methods for humane euthanasia if necessary
  • Perform rounds of all animals in the assigned clinical areas on a regular basis.
  • Provide services after-hours, holidays and weekends on a rotating basis, including the provision of emergency veterinary care and responding to housing facility issues, such as alarmed entries and ventilation/heating/plumbing emergencies in concert with police or facilities maintenance staff as applicable.
  • Review and provide recommendations for new Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Standards of Care (SOC) and updates to current SOPs/SOC

Implementation of Regulatory Compliance Programs (15%):

  • Participate in design/review of research protocols, either through direct participation on committees such as the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee or the Institutional Biosafety Committee or by request directly from principal investigators and/or their staff.
  • Advise Investigators on appropriate medications, procedures, and model design.
  • Ensure that animal transportation, housing, and use complies with all applicable federal and state laws, as well as University policy, RAR policy, and the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.
  • Ensure that purchase, use, recording, and disposal of veterinary medical substances (including DEA controlled substances) are carried out in accordance with federal and state law.
  • If federally accredited, responsible for the review, approval, and signing of interstate as well as international health certificates.

Teaching/Training (10%):

  • Create and offer lectures, labs, and seminars for veterinary students, animal care staff, veterinary technicians, area supervisors, and research staff and/or faculty.
  • Provide training for graduate veterinarians in the laboratory animal medicine training program, Minnesota Laboratory Animal Medicine Consortium, via seminars, journal clubs, and clinical rounds.
  • Research, write and amend reference documents for direct use in teaching researchers, students, RAR employees, or other individuals associated with the University.
  • Assist in training new veterinary technicians.
  • Mentor, train, and support veterinary colleagues and students. Identify areas for process improvement within the department and develop steps for implementation.

Strategic Planning (10%):

  • Identify areas for process improvement within the department and develop steps for implementation.
  • Evaluate current methods and programs. Determine how to further enhance training and education programs.

Research (5%):

  • Participate in independent or collaborative research projects related to clinical laboratory animal medicine or other fields of study.
  • Write grant proposals for submission to various agencies for research project funding.
  • Present research findings at local and national meetings.
  • Work with veterinary residents in the training program to develop and execute research projects as part of their required training.

Professional Development (5%):

  • Participate in department, college, and University events, meetings, projects, and initiatives.  Participate in national meetings, trainings, and/or committees related to the field of laboratory animals and laboratory animal medicine.

Additional Duties (5%):

  • The RAR Director and Assistant Director may change or assign other duties to this position.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, equivalent degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary school, or certification of veterinary training through programs such as ECFVG and PAVE
  • License to practice veterinary medicine in Minnesota is required within 3 months of start date.
  • At least two years of work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-year or more experience or training in the field of laboratory animal medicine
  • ACLAM Certification, ACLAM eligibility, or qualifications leading to eligibility
  • License to practice veterinary medicine in Minnesota at start date
  • Working knowledge of federal laws and regulations governing the use of animals in research, AAALAC-accreditation, and important industry guidelines (e.g. Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Ag Guide, Occ Health, etc.).
  • Excellent communication and clinical management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds
  • Advanced computer skills including experience with spreadsheets/word processing, presentation formats (presentation software and presenting virtually), and ability to learn new clinical and regulatory software systems.

Working at the University

Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online.  Follow the instructions below to apply. 

  1. Follow the link below to access our careers site.  

https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/348999

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

Diversity

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.

Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University’s Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:  https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax


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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Laboratory Animal Medicine, NYU Langone Health Division of Comparative Medicine, New York, NY

7/13/22

Full-Time Position

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Skye Rasmussen, DVM, DACLAM, MBA, Director of the NYU Langone Health Postdoctoral Training Program in Laboratory Animal Medicine at skye.rasmussen@nyulangone.org

The NYU Langone Health Division of Comparative Medicine is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic veterinary graduate with an interest in pursuing a career in Lab Animal Medicine. Located in the heart of New York City, NYULH is an academic medical center comprised of medical, graduate, and post-graduate programs in biomedical research encompassing topics ranging from microbiology, immunology, cancer, cardiology, surgery, diagnostic imaging, and endocrinology. Research facilities are intimately associated with a large human hospital system. NYU Grossman School of Medicine, part of NYU Langone, is ranked No. 2 in the nation for research on U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings.

Our 3-year postdoctoral fellowship is designed to help qualified candidates pursue and attain their future lab animal career goals by:

  • providing the knowledge base necessary to obtain Diplomate status in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)
  • providing experiences that help develop clinical competency for commonly used laboratory animal species
  • facilitating completion of a hypothesis-driven, first-authored research project
  • supporting the development of professional writing and public speaking skills
  • teaching clinical and anatomic pathology skills essential to lab animal veterinarians
  • providing Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) protocol review and committee member experience while serving as an alternate member
  • providing a working knowledge of the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
  • facilitating knowledge related to facility management, operations, and staff management, including the management of union staff, through didactic training and hands-on skill development

Compensation is based on the NIH pay scale. Our training program provides support to attend a national scientific meeting annually as well as opportunities to attend regional meetings. Dues for AVMA, ASLAP, AALAS national and local membership fees, and a one-time reimbursement for New York State veterinary licensing fees are covered. Additional benefits such as medical, dental, sick leave and subsidized housing are available.

Candidates are considered eligible if they have: 1) Graduated from an AVMA-accredited institution and passed the NAVLE, 2) Graduated from a non AVMA-accredited institution, obtained ECFVG certification, and hold a license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state in the US or, 3) Have completed the Program for the Assessment of Veterinary Education Equivalence (PAVE®), passed the NAVLE, and hold a license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state in the US.


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Fellowship in Translational Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

7/12/22

Opportunity available for a qualified post-doctoral Veterinary 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 that if successful will be translated to the bedside. This is a full-time one (preferable two) year funded position. This is a well-rounded opportunity with the potential to develop (or refine), surgical, immunological, genetic engineering, microbiology and clinical medicine skills based on the levels of interest and current expertise.

The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in clinical and pathology seminars within University of Pennsylvania within the School of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine including (but not limited to) laboratory animal medicine specific seminars and other clinical and research seminars, symposia and meetings.

Qualifications: We are looking for a team-player, highly enthusiastic, research-oriented veterinarian that wants to take a year (or two)-off for exciting and translational-focused research.  This is an excellent opportunity to catapult to a residency program in laboratory animal medicine, surgery or internal medicine. Students fulfilling a Master’s in Comparative Medicine or other science related discipline and interested in translational medicine/immunology will be considered. Previous expertise with cell culture, immunological assays and flow cytometry is desired but not a pre-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 in joining our vibrant translational team please e-mailDr. Raimon Duran-Struuck –rdura@upenn.edu


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Assistant Director of QA & Regulatory Support (Department of Veterinary Resources), Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

7/11/22

Please apply via this link: https://bit.ly/3c6nouk

Please reach out to Heather Warman to discuss the positions further: WarmanH@chop.edu

Reporting to the Senior Director, Department of Veterinary Resources, the primary responsibilities of the Assistant Director for Quality Assurance and Regulatory Support will be to oversee the daily operations of the rodent health surveillance program and controlled substances program, direct veterinary medical, diagnostic, surgical and/or treatment services to a variety of research animals, assist investigators with IACUC protocol development and refinement, and assist the Senior Director in ensuring compliance with federal regulations and AAALAC international standards

Requirements

  • License to practice veterinary medicine
  • ACLAM board certification
  • USDA Category 1 or 2 certification
  • VMD/DVM or equivalent degree
  • At least five (5) years of related experience in research/lab animal environment, including supervisory experience

To carry out its mission, it is of critical importance for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to keep our patients, families and workforce safe and healthy and to support the health of our global community. In keeping with this, CHOP has mandated all workforce members on site at any CHOP location for any portion of their time be vaccinated for COVID-19. This mandate also applies to workforce members performing work for CHOP at non-CHOP locations. The CHOP COVID-19 vaccine mandate is in alignment with applicable local, state and federal mandates.CHOP also requires all workforce members who work in patient care buildings or who provide patient care to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemption consideration for CHOP vaccine requirements for valid religious and medical reasons. Please note start dates may be delayed until candidates are fully immunized or valid exemption requests are reviewed. In addition, candidates other than those in positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, must attest to not using tobacco products.

EEO / VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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Senior Veterinary Specialist Specializing in Cardiovascular Interventions (contract), Philips Image Guided Therapy, Irvine, CA

7/11/22

Philips Image Guided Therapy is looking to contract a senior veterinary specialist specializing in cardiovascular interventions in Irvine, California. We’re looking for someone with a track record of operationalizing high volume laboratories, able to navigate to coronary, peripheral vascular and/or structural heart anatomy, monitor and adjust level of anesthesia to hemodynamics, and knowledge of supply chains/ordering. Both the initial consultant work and full-time role comes with very competitive salary and benefits. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Executes 2-4 large swine studies per month for cardiovascular interventions (looking for someone with track record of doing these at high volume for medical device cardiovascular applications)
  • Able to set up and run an efficient laboratory operation to execute with minimal effort
  • Expertise in correct devices, drugs and navigation techniques for coronary, peripheral arteria/venous and/or intracardiac interventions
  • Able to read ECG and hemodynamics to optimize anesthesia

Requirements:

  • Graduate of AVMA accredited veterinary school or equivalent or equivalent training with ECFVG certification, is required.  
  • Specialization in swine models for cardiovascular interventions
  • Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals.

To apply:

Interested applicants should submit their resume or CV to david.chalyan@philips.com


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Senior Veterinary Specialist Specializing in Cardiovascular Interventions (full-time), Philips Image Guided Therapy, Irvine, CA

7/11/22

Philips Image Guided Therapy is looking to contract a senior veterinary specialist specializing in cardiovascular interventions in Irvine, California. We’re looking for someone with a track record of operationalizing high volume laboratories, able to navigate to coronary, peripheral vascular and/or structural heart anatomy, monitor and adjust level of anesthesia to hemodynamics, and knowledge of supply chains/ordering. Both the initial consultant work and full-time role comes with very competitive salary and benefits. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Executes 2-4 large swine studies per month for cardiovascular interventions (looking for someone with track record of doing these at high volume for medical device cardiovascular applications)
  • Able to set up and run an efficient laboratory operation to execute with minimal effort
  • Expertise in correct devices, drugs and navigation techniques for coronary, peripheral arteria/venous and/or intracardiac interventions
  • Able to read ECG and hemodynamics to optimize anesthesia

Requirements:

  • Graduate of AVMA accredited veterinary school or equivalent or equivalent training with ECFVG certification, is required.  
  • Specialization in swine models for cardiovascular interventions
  • Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals.

To apply:

Interested applicants should submit their resume or CV to david.chalyan@philips.com


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Clinical Veterinarian, Altasciences, Seattle, WA

7/11/22

Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest just north of Seattle, Altasciences is progressive and forward-thinking Contract Research Organization with expertise in various animal models of drug development. We are seeking a Clinical Veterinarian to join our expanding team.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide routine and/or specialized veterinary care including preventive health, dental, imaging, and surgeries for nonhuman primates (NHPs), swine, dogs, and rodents
  • Provide professional leadership in the care and resolution of complex medical cases
  • Assist in maintaining compliance with Federal regulations governing the humane care and use of laboratory animals (USDA, GLP, etc.)
  • Assist in the development, review, revision, and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) relating to animal issues
  • Assist the Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee by performing veterinary pre-review or protocols, contributing to oversight of animal colonies, and providing general guidance/recommendations to the facility operations.
  • Perform clerical/administrative duties with respect to medical records, reports, examination sheets, forms readied for use for recording procedures
  • Develop, participate in, and provide training to technical staff
  • Build business experience in laboratory animal science through direct client interaction.

Requirements:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Active state License in Veterinary Medicine and ability to become licensed in Washington within 1 year of hire.
  • Ability to utilize appropriate mathematical concepts for interpreting scientific studies, dose calculations, conversions, dilutions, and related skills
  • Skills to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions; the ability to write routine reports and correspondence; and the ability to speak effectively with clients and staff

Preferred experience:

  • 2+ years experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine or private practice.
  • Experience with USDA covered species including NHP, swine, dogs
  • Experience with rodents
  • Experience and/or familiarity with working in a Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) environment

 To view a complete job description and to apply go to https://can61e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/altasciences/Posting/View/3210


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Assistant Clinical Veterinarian, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

7/8/22

The Department of Comparative Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)Central and Waterfront Campus (CWC) is seeking an experienced, outstanding and highly interactive individual for a full-time Assistant Clinical Veterinarian position to support and ensure the provision of veterinary care to all colony animals. This position assists investigators with animal study model and experimental design development.  They also provide veterinary expertise on IACUC protocol development, compliance with federal regulatory requirements, OHSU and IACUC policies and DCM’s processes, guidelines and procedures.  This position serves as an active member of the IACUC; attends and participates in meetings, protocol review and animal facility/laboratory inspections.

Specific areas of clinical oversight are USDA-covered species and surgical/anesthesia case management of those species, in addition to the clinical oversight and care of all animals in the OHSU CWC colonies.  This position assists in indirect supervision of veterinary surgical technician(s) and veterinary residents through clinical, anesthesia and surgical case management.  This position oversees the environmental enrichment program and provides or supports technical, surgical and anesthesia training for departmental staff, researchers and visiting learners.

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

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

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

Required Education/Certification/Licensure and Experience:

  • V.M./V.M.D. degree from an American Veterinary Medical Association accredited veterinary school
  • Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the United States
  • ACLAM Board Eligible
  • At least three years of experience caring for laboratory animals, including surgery, anesthesia and medical care of large and small laboratory animals.
  • Experience with IACUC functions, protocol review, federal regulations and AAALAC standards.

To apply https://externalcareers-ohsu.icims.com/jobs/18497/assistant-clinical-veterinarian/job?hub=6&mobile=false&width=1205&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240 Job #2022-18497.

Please contact DCMInformation@ohsu.edu for assistance.


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Senior Clinical Vet and Veterinarian II, LabCorp Drug Development, Madison, WI

7/5/22

Please apply at:

Clinical Vet II - https://careers.labcorp.com/global/en/job/2232535/Veterinarian-II  

Sr. Clin Vet - https://careers.labcorp.com/global/en/job/2232534/Senior-Clinical-Veterinarian 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide laboratory animal medical and surgical care by examination, treatment and advice to ensure adequate and humane veterinary support, with minimal supervision/mentoring.
  • Assist supervisor to ensure that company policies and practices regarding animal care and welfare are in compliance with relevant regulations
  • Assist in training of staff including, where applicable, annual externship program.
  • Serve on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, as needed.
  • Performs physical examinations of laboratory animals as indicated in protocols and SOP.
  • Performs ophthalmic or other veterinary examinations on laboratory animals. Report all animal care concerns and become involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary.
  • Participates in client conference calls and visits.
  • Manages projects and complex cases independently.
  • Develops skills related to client-requested veterinary procedures (e.g., skin biopsies, bone marrow samples, CSF collection, anesthesia techniques).

Requirements:

  • Graduate of AVMA accredited veterinary school or equivalent or equivalent training with ECFVG certification, is required.  
  • 3 years of veterinary clinical experience preferred.
  • Must have a veterinary license in at least one state and ability to obtain a license and USDA accreditation in the state in which the position is located (i.e. Wisconsin, Indiana, etc.) within 6 months.
  • Knowledge of small and large animals used in research.
  • Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals.

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Facility Veterinarian, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

6/30/22

The University of Maryland, College Park is hiring a Facility Veterinarian to support its evolving animal care and use program.

The Facility Veterinarian provides professional veterinary care and maintenance of research animals, trains animal care and research personnel, and may serve as acting University Attending Veterinarian in his/her absence. The position also performs quality assurance for campus animal facilities; serves as an alternate member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC); reviews (pre- and post- review) animal use protocols as needed; and assists investigators in the development of their research protocols.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Completion of an AVMA-accredited Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) program
  • At least five (5) years of experience in laboratory animal medicine and/or completion of a training program in Laboratory Animal Medicine with eligibility for certification in the field may be substituted for the experience requirement.
  • License to practice veterinary medicine in a state or territory of the United States; Maryland license preferred.
  • Experience with nontraditional and agricultural research animals is desirable.
To learn more about this position, about the University of Maryland, College Park, and to apply, please visit: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/96626

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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Director, Animal Resource Facility, Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, WV

6/30/22

Department: SOM-Animal Resource Facility
Location: MUSOM – Marshall University School of Medicine
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Division of Animal Resource Facilities (DARF) of Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (MUSOM) seeks to fill the position of Director of DARF. Reporting to the University Vice President for Research and the Vice Dean for Basic Sciences of MUSOM, the Director provides oversight and university wide management of Animal Resource Facilities (ARF), the division that provides services for the university wide vertebrate animal research program. The Director assists in assuring compliance with all federal laws and guidelines and institutional policies concerning the use of animals in research. The Director works in partnership with the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and the Office of Research Integrity. The Director is responsible for directing a division that administers a high-quality program of service to faculty researchers. This individual develops, implements, and maintains animal care standards and policies to maximize university research.

Major duties include:

  • Responsible for the operational management and administrative direction of the DARF.
  • Provides leadership and direction in policy development and implementation for the division.
  • Using a thorough knowledge of animal medicine and applicable policies, laws, and regulations, the ARF Director has the authority and accountability to make decisions regarding animal care as well as the personnel and resources that he/she oversees.
  • The Director is expected to perform or assign management tasks in an effective manner that furthers the goal of excellence in animal care and use in scientific research and education.
  • Ensures appropriate animal care standards in accordance with federal guidelines, requirements of AAALAC International, and University policies, and is a member of the
  • IACUC.
  • Provides advice to the Vice President for Research on issues concerning the use of animals in research.
  • Ensures financial integrity in costing of all services, including per diems, in consultation with the Office of Research.
  • Provides executive leadership in implementing the mission of animal research services, including animal care, regulatory compliance, research support, teamwork and assuring the safety and well-being of personnel and animals.
  • Participates in veterinary support and assistance to investigators in protocol and animal model development, advising them in experimental design regarding animal welfare and adequate veterinary care issues. Understands and adheres to MU’s Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
  • Ensures that the staff are trained and evaluated on their knowledge of and adherence to compliance policies and procedures specific to their jobs.
  • Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and university regulations, laws and policies as they recently exist and as they change or are modified.
  • Responsible for administering the annual operating budget and ensures appropriate expenditure of all funds allocated for department administration.
  • Other responsibilities as deemed necessary for the proper management and delivery of lab animal services to the University.
Required Qualifications
    
The successful candidate must have a Veterinary Medical Degree from an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited or approved veterinary medical college or school or have passed the Foreign Veterinarian Equivalency Examination. Board certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) or equivalent training and experience with board certification in another related field will be considered. Post DVM graduate degree(s) MS or PhD are desirable in addition to board certification. USDA accreditation is desired. Five to ten (5-10) years of experience in laboratory animal medicine working in a major research university or institution is required, and three to five (3-5) years successful administrative experience either directing a facility or a significant component of an animal research program.

A current license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one US state and eligible for licensure in the State of West Virginia.

Must be able to perform all essential duties as outlined in the job description.

Open Date: 07/16/2022

Apply at https://marshall.peopleadmin.com/postings/19715

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Assistant Professor/Clinical Veterinarian (Large Animal and Rodent), Center for Laboratory Animal Medicine and Care, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX

6/27/22

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Center for Laboratory Animal Medicine and Care (CLAMC) seeks a highly motivated, proactive, professional laboratory animal veterinarian to join us to support our busy large animal and rodent program!  The successful candidate will work with the current veterinary staff of 3 clinical vets and 10 veterinary technicians, approximately 34 husbandry staff, other support staff, and the Executive Director. CLAMC staff manage and operate all of the animal care and use facilities at UTHealth (approximately 95,000 sq ft contained within 6 different buildings), train research staff in standard research techniques, and provide medical and surgical care for all animal species.

The mission of CLAMC will always be to support the institution’s research endeavors by providing excellent animal care and research support, while contributing to the training of health science professionals involved in the performance of biomedical research using recognized best practices.

Responsibilities:

The veterinarian will be responsible for the clinical veterinary care of research animals, animal protocol and amendment review, investigator training, and other duties to ensure compliance with accrediting and regulatory organizations.  All veterinarians also contribute to CLAMC and IACUC SOPs and policies.

Position:

This is a non-tenure research track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

To apply:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing career goals, a CV, and a list of three (3) references.  Apply at this link: http://p.rfer.us/UTHDVnDH

Requirements:

  1. A DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary college or ECFVG/PAVE foreign equivalency certification.
  2. Active veterinary license in at least one U.S. state; must be eligible to acquire a Texas veterinary license if not already licensed in Texas.
  3. Must be eligible for DEA controlled substances registration.
  4. At least two years of recent and relevant experience working as a clinical veterinarian. Experience with and interest in the medical care and surgical support of wide range of species including large animals is preferred.
  5. Experience in reviewing animal protocols and amendments is preferred as all veterinarians perform reviews and participate in other regulatory duties.
  6. Current and relevant working knowledge of animal research regulations and guidelines.
  7. If not an ACLAM diplomat, a desire to pursue board certification is preferred.
  8. Strong interpersonal skills in a team environment with excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills.
  9. Proficiency in computer software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  10. Able to meet the physical requirements of the position (able to lift, squat, kneel, reach overhead, stand on stools, wear appropriate PPE for bioexclusion and biohazard areas).

For more information:

Please contact Mary Robinson, DVM, DACLAM, at 713-500-7542 or Mary.Robinson@uth.tmc.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.


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Clinical Veterinarian, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

6/24/22

Immediate Opening

The Clinical Veterinarian evaluates and treats research animals coming into UCSF. Independently performs routine Veterinarian duties and can direct animal health technicians in providing animal care. When needed receives supervision or guidance for cases. Has interest in veterinary and husbandry needs of all research species, including aquatics. The Clinical Veterinarian ensures assigned activities adhere to Protocols and applicable United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Association for the Assessment and Accreditation for Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) regulations and rules. Participates in the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) processes and oversight functions. Performs on-call, after hours veterinary coverage.

Note: This is a one-year full time contract position depending on qualifications. It can be renewed yearly for up to additional 18 months beyond the initial one-year appointment.

Laboratory Animal Resource Center

The Laboratory Animal Resource Center (LARC) is a recharge department providing veterinary care and housing services for all animals used in biomedical research and teaching. LARC provides veterinary medical care and husbandry services, assures compliance with laws and regulations concerning the use of animals in research, and veterinary medical advice to UCSF researchers.

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications

  • Ÿ Doctoral degree (D.V.M. / V.M.D.) from a veterinary school that is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, or equivalent degree
  • Ÿ Veterinarian license: must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State of California or those without California veterinary license must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in any state in the USA and must obtain California veterinary license within 12 months of appointment. Until license is obtained, Veterinarian could not sign off on procedures etc. without the supervision of a licensed California Veterinarian. California veterinarian license must be maintained at all times; failure to do so will result in immediate termination from position
  • Ÿ Must obtain and maintain USDA accredited veterinarian status within 6 months of hire
  • Ÿ CA driver’s license is required when driving UC vehicle
  • Ÿ Computer skills at basic level
  • Ÿ Knowledge of laboratory animal medicine and surgery of common research animal species, aquatics and nonhuman primates (NHP)
  • Ÿ Veterinary diagnostic abilities and knowledge
  • Ÿ Veterinary basic surgical skills & abilities, including post—operative care, recovery and treatment management
  • Ÿ Well-developed written & oral communication abilities
  • Ÿ Must participate in the UCSF occupational health program, medical health screenings, zoonotic screenings, and similar. Must understand and accept that the position has the risk for exposure to zoonotic agents as well as other hazardous agents or chemicals
  • ŸRequires the use of personal protective clothing to prevent injuries and exposure to potentially hazardous agents

A full description of the program can be found at: https://jobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=6495&siteid=5861&Areq=67424BR


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Assistant Professor/Clinical Veterinarian, Department of Comparative Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

6/24/22

Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Comparative Medicine, in Hershey, PA is seeking applicants for a clinical veterinarian. The position provides a unique opportunity to develop an academic career in an internationally-recognized department. The individual will work with laboratory animal veterinarians, veterinary residents, veterinary technicians, veterinary pathologist, and biomedical researchers. Responsibilities include: (1) providing health care for the department's rodent and rabbit facilities and professional services to research personnel in a multi-species AAALAC-accredited laboratory animal program; (2) participating in teaching and training of veterinary residents, graduate students and medical students; and (3) developing collaborative research interests. This is a non-tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must have a DVM or VMD degree, successfully completed a residency/training program in laboratory animal medicine, be licensed to practice in at least one state, and have US citizenship or permanent resident status. Board certification or eligibility in Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) is required. Salary and benefits are generous and will be based on experience and qualifications.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University polices.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/3172810

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Junior Clinical Veterinarian, Clinvet USA,  Waverly, NY

6/23/22

Clinvet USA is seeking a full-time Junior Clinical Veterinarian with an interest in veterinary medicine research at our Waverly, New York facility. Clinvet is widely regarded as one of the leading animal health CRO’s globally. Our facility is a USDA licensed research facility, and AAALAC accredited. Clinvet is an equal opportunity employer.

Primary duties of the position include ensuring the well-being and clinical care of animals used in research, testing, and teaching, in participation with the on-site Attending Veterinarian. This individual will form part of our global community of practice, and will work alongside other facility Veterinarians, Veterinary Technicians, and support staff. The Junior Clinical Vet is responsible for promoting animal well-being at all times during animal use, during all phases of the animal’s life. This means instituting appropriate measures to relieve severe pain or distress (including euthanasia). Conducting (when required): observations, clinical exams, analysis of test results, procedures, and surgery according to internal and professional standards. Provide guidance and oversight to surgery programs and peri-operative care.  Examination, reporting, and follow-up of potential adverse events that may arise from experimental procedures. Give input on study protocols, the development of study removal criteria, and responsible conduct of research activities.

Clinvet requires that the Junior Clinical Veterinarian is a Licensed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, registered to practice in New York State. The ideal candidate must be qualified and knowledgeable of GLP and GCP regulations, USDA Title 9 animal welfare requirements, and in the conduct of regulated studies.

To apply, please visit www.clinvet.com/careers   


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Associate Principle Specialist Veterinary, AstraZeneca, Gaithersburg, MD

6/21/22

Do you have a passion for Science? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the place for you!

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. We're proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Here, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity. Working here also means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person.

In this role you will provide high quality veterinary oversight as the Attending Veterinarian at AstraZeneca US sites. Additionally, you will lead a small team responsible for regulatory compliance and ensuring animal welfare standards are maintained. This role requires the ability to engage in constructive and challenging dialogues in cross-functional teams.

Education & experience requirements:

  • DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA-accredited college of veterinary medicine or a certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) of equivalent training is required
  • 5+ years of experience in laboratory animal medicine required
  • ACLAM Diplomate
  • Understanding of relevant US regulations and AstraZeneca Standards

Preferred experience/requirements:

  • Experience managing teams
  • Experience in GLP and toxicology studies
  • Experience in Oncology disease areas and research
  • Doctoral degree in toxicology, pharmacology, or other relevant biology field

To apply:

https://astrazeneca.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/US---Gaithersburg---MD/Associate-Principle-Specialist-Veterinary_R-141132-2

About AstraZeneca in Gaithersburg, MD:

Our Gaithersburg, Maryland facility creates life-changing medicines for people around the world. This campus employs more than 3,500 experts in our field and is only a short drive from Washington, DC. This modern and vibrant scientific campus is the home of R&D and Oncology in the US. Here, we play host to some of the most ground breaking technology and lab spaces, all designed to inspire collaboration and cross-functional science. We believe employees benefit from being challenged and inspired at work. We are dedicated to creating a culture of inclusion and collaboration.

The Gaithersburg site offers a variety of amenities to help boost productivity and help keep our employees happy and healthy. This includes a fitness center, employee healthcare clinic, electric vehicle charging stations, dry cleaning, full-service cafeteria and copy center. This is where you’ll find newly-designed, activity-based work spaces to suit a variety of working styles while growing collaboration between teams.

Animal Sciences and Technologies (AST) is a global department that delivers in vivo studies, animal care, and welfare that is compliant to internal standards and external regulations. Principles of the 3Rs are applied to all aspects of animal care and study conduction.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.


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