Position Title: Attending Veterinarian
This is a 12-month full-time position; salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for the position of Attending Veterinarian.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is the state's comprehensive and land grant university, with the full breadth of research activities, including biomedical, agricultural, fisheries and wildlife, and behavioral studies. This dynamic program includes approximately 200 research, teaching and extension protocols by nearly 100 active investigators.
Responsibilities will include providing clinical care and oversight of the health and welfare of all animals used in University research, teaching, and extension education, including a program of veterinary care and preventive medicine.
Strong familiarity with PHS, USDA, and other regulatory agency policies and regulations is expected.
The individual will work closely with animal care staff, maintain strong communications with investigators, and be responsible for oversight of care and use of research and teaching animals at all on-campus sites. This individual will provide guidance to the animal care and use program in order to maintain campus-wide PHS assurance.
The AV will serve as a member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, participate in animal facilities inspections, and will report to the Director of the Institutional Animal Care Program.
Additional responsibilities include management of a newly renovated, centrally managed UNL Laboratory Animal Research Facility, including oversight of budget, staff, scheduling and coordination of animal projects in support of investigators using the facility and associated resources.
Candidates must hold a DVM degree from an AVMA accredited institution, be eligible to be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Nebraska, be ACLAM board certified or board eligible, and have at least 2 years post-DVM professional laboratory animal veterinary experience.
Must be able to work effectively with others as a team and be proficient in office, web-based and other computer applications.
Three years laboratory animal research experience, facility management experience, and IACUC experience are highly desired. AAALAC accreditation process experience would be beneficial.
Screening of applications will begin March 15, 2008 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
Prospective candidates should complete the faculty/administrative form and apply at http://employment.unl.edu (requisition #071043), and electronically attach a letter of application, resume/CV, and the names and contact information for four references.
EEO / AA Policy:
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Contact: Dr. Don H. Beermann, Director Institutional Animal Care Program
Office of Research, Institutional Animal Care Program
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68583-0720
Phone Number: 402-472-4430
Fax Number: 402-472-5887