The Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute currently has an outstanding and challenging opportunity for a Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian to develop a career in an internationally-recognized research institute. The successful applicant will join two laboratory animal veterinarians and over 50 management and support staff providing care in an AAALAC-accredited program for rodents, rabbits, pigs, ruminants, zebrafish, and nonhuman primates in over 50,000 sq. ft. of laboratory animal facilities.
Responsibilities: 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, providing consultative support for research personnel and the IACUC regarding laboratory animal models, and participating in IACUC activities. The Clinical Veterinarian will oversee the large animal surgery facility and critical care unit operations, and will assist with efforts to ensure compliance with federal regulatory agencies and accrediting organizations including development of AAALAC program description documents, SOPs and guidelines, and educational materials for animal care and research personnel. The Clinical Veterinarian will assist with preventive medicine programs, provide training to facility technicians and research personnel, and share after-hours and holiday emergency on-call services with other veterinary staff on a rotating basis.
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 an Ohio 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 7/1/2020) of a laboratory animal residency training program recognized by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine or at least two 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 and interest in experimental surgery and anesthesia are desired.
To Apply: Candidates should submit a CV, three references, and a letter summarizing experience via e-mail to Richard Morton, PhD. c/o Rachel Kinker, email@example.com.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.
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