Clinical Veterinarian or Senior Clinical Veterinarian
Date: Jun 17, 2021
Cincinnati, OH, US
University of Cincinnati
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >
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The Office of Research Laboratory Animal Medical Services (LAMS) department at the University of Cincinnati is seeking to fill a Clinical Veterinarian or a Sr. Clinical Veterinarian position. This position will need someone who has self-starting abilities, dependable, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to effectively plan and organize work and set priorities, values working with a diverse team and customers, and projects a positive image of the institution.
LAMS oversees the operations side of the University's AAALAC-accredited Animal Care and Use Program (ACUP). The successful candidate will join the Attending Veterinarian and over 30 support staff in providing services to researchers across 4 campuses, with a heavy emphasis on rodent medicine and surgery.
The University of Cincinnati offers an attractive compensation package, including base salary and excellent benefits (e.g., retirement, medical/dental, tuition remission); an outstanding professional opportunity to work with highly talented and committed colleagues and contribute to the growth of a world-class organization and fulfillment of the overall mission of the institution; growth potential within the university.
A resume and cover letter are required as part of the application process. Attach these documents before submitting your application.
Set and clarify goals for veterinary technical staff. Assist with personnel training and with coordination of meetings and continuing education opportunities for the vet staff.
Provide support for activities of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). Provide investigator support (i.e., training, model development, IACUC protocol reviews).
Assist with review of SOPs, Guidelines and Quality Assurance Standards. Assist with regulatory and accreditation oversight and post-approval monitoring.
Report animal, facility and personnel issues and concerns to the appropriate level.
Participate in the veterinary on-call rotation.
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Doctoral Degree in Veterinary Medicine (graduated from an AVMA Council on Education (COE)-accredited school or successfully completed an educational equivalency certification program such as that administered by the AVMA's Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG)).
Current license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state is required with the requirement to obtain an Ohio license within one (1) year.
Completion of an American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)-approved training program or ACLAM board-eligible.
Three (3) years of experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Advanced research degrees (MS, MPH, MBA, PhD or other applicable degree).
Experience working in an academic research environment.
Experience managing genetically engineered mouse models.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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