Director, Program in Comparative Medicine and Veterinary Resources
Director of the Program in Comparative Medicine and Veterinary Resources
University of Maryland School of Medicine
The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) is seeking a Director of its Program in Comparative Medicine and Veterinary Resources. The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) is Maryland's public health, law, and human services university, dedicated to excellence in education, research, clinical care and public service. The campus comprises of the schools of Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Social Work, as well as a thriving academic health center, combining cutting-edge biomedical research and exceptional patient care. The incumbent will oversee animal research and services at UMB schools and affiliates, including the UMSOM, and the Schools of Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy. The UMSOM is one of the fastest growing, top-tier biomedical research enterprises in the world, with 43 academic departments, centers, institutes, and programs, and a faculty of more than 3,000 physicians, scientists, and allied health professionals. We have a robust collaboration with the schools of Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy, that all have strong fundamental research programs.
Primary responsibilities of the Director will include serving as a partner in and facilitator of the research enterprise across UMB; providing oversight of operations; ensuring that appropriate quality standards are maintained in clinical care, facilities, housing, personnel, and equipment in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and policies; and playing an active role in the development, oversight, and participation in animal user training and outreach programs for the UMB campus. The Director will also be responsible for the development, oversight, and participation in animal user training and outreach programs for all the research programs in the aforementioned schools.
We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications: At least five years of managerial experience in a leadership role in a research environment with budgetary responsibilities and a history of major administrative contributions to their organization. A collaborative leadership perspective and experience promoting the highest quality and safety in veterinary programs are essential. Applicants must hold a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree, be eligible for licensure in the State of Maryland to serve as Attending Veterinarian, USDA accreditation, and board certification or eligibility for certification in Laboratory Animal Medicine.
All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be treated confidentially. For immediate consideration, please apply with a cover letter and updated CV to the following link: https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=200000YT&lang=en . For additional questions after application, please email Asaf Keller , Ph.D.
UMSOM/UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identify, sexual orientation, race, color religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.