Assistant/Associate Vice President for Research Services/Director, Research Resources Facilities
University of Louisville
December 15, 2017
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - More than seven years
DVM or equivalent
Assistant/Associate Vice President for Research Services
Director, Research Resources Facilities
University Attending Veterinarian
The University of Louisville is seeking a Director of the Research Resources Facilities and University Attending Veterinarian. This person will also serve as Assistant/Associate Vice President for Research Services (AVPRS). The Research Resources Facilities are AAALAC accredited. This position is a faculty appointment in the School of Medicine. Duties include: oversight of the day-to-day activities of the University of Louisville (UofL) animal facilities and leading the Research Resources Facilities professional and technical staff in their duties related to clinical care, disease control, and surgery in conventional, barrier, and containment environments; developing or enhancing Research Resources Facilities support for animal-based research proposed by the UofL faculty and staff, the University’s hospital partners, and private enterprise groups; serving as an ex officio member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC); and providing the leadership and direction necessary to maintain full AAALAC accreditation for the animal care and use program at UofL which now has the distinction of being the longest-running accredited institution in the world.
The University of Louisville (UofL) is one of the oldest urban institutions of higher learning in the U.S. Its principal animal research activities are concentrated at the medical campus located in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, with satellite animal facilities located on the Belknap and Shelby campuses, also in Louisville. Louisville, located on the Ohio River, is a thriving urban and cultural center, with a metropolitan population of approximately 1.3 million. The city is known for its performing arts, beautiful neighborhoods, and fine dining. In addition to the UofL Health Sciences Center, the medical campus includes the University of Louisville Hospital, Norton Hospital, Jewish Hospital, and Norton Children’s Hospital.
The successful candidate must possess a DVM or VMD degree from an AVMA-accredited institution, be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the U.S., and be active in professional organizations. Board eligibility or certification in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) is desirable. In addition to critical and strategic thinking abilities, the selected candidate will demonstrate actions that reflect a high degree of integrity and ethics; possess skills required to build effective working relationships with faculty and staff; show a strong desire to continuously learn; have the ability to capitalize on opportunities to contribute, focus on the customer, and integrate ideas in collaboration with others; and demonstrate exceptional management, interpersonal and communication skills, including positive feedback, recognition of performance, and training opportunities for all staff. Competitive salary and faculty rank/title will be commensurate with qualifications and expertise.
Applicants must apply online at www.louisville.edu/jobs for position # 34452 by attaching a current curriculum vitae and cover letter (cover letter and CV should be uploaded as one document).
Review of applications will begin at the end of January 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.The University intends to move quickly to fill the position; therefore, a prompt indication of interest is recommended. Preliminary inquiries are welcome to Craig J. McClain, M.D., Associate Vice President for Health Affairs/Research at telephone: 502-852-6128 and email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity, and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.
The University of Louisville (UofL) is one of the oldest urban institutions of higher learning in the U.S. Its principal animal research activities are concentrated at the medical campus located in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, with satellite animal facilities located on the Belknap and Shelby campuses, also in Louisville. In addition to the UofL Health Sciences Center, the medical campus includ...es the University of Louisville Hospital, Norton Hospital, Jewish Hospital, and Norton Children’s Hospital.