Faculty- Laboratory Animal Veterinarian
Johns Hopkins University Research Animal Resources has a position available for a laboratory animal veterinarian with a faculty appointment in the Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology. The successful applicant will primarily provide medical and surgical support for large animal and nonhuman primate research. She or he will also take an active role in the ACLAM-recognized laboratory animal medicine training program, participate in regulatory activities and conduct clinical or collaborative research. He or she will join 5 laboratory animal medicine faculty and 4 post-doctoral clinical trainees in providing clinical and research support for multiple species, including breeding colonies of marmosets and pigtail and rhesus macaques.
Requirements include a license to practice veterinary medicine in the US and a current driver’s license. Candidates must have excellent oral and written English capabilities, a thorough knowledge of current US regulatory standards, strong teaching skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals with minimal supervision. Applicants should also have a demonstrated ability to conduct clinical or collaborative research, a record of customer service, and the ability to seek out, build, and maintain positive collaborative relationships with investigators. Experience and proficiency with diagnostics, advanced emergency and/or clinical care, anesthesia, routine surgical procedures, and research support procedures in multiple species is expected. Preference will be given to candidates who have ACLAM or other clinical board certification and experience with pigs, sheep, dogs, ferrets, rabbits, and old and new-world nonhuman primates, as well as reproductive management of nonhuman primates.
Responsibilities may include: diagnostics, clinical care, and research support for non-rodent species; anesthetic and surgical support for an active large animal operating theater; preventive medicine for breeding colonies of macaques and marmosets; active participation in all aspects of the laboratory animal medicine training program; training for scientists and technicians in research and surgical procedures; conduct of clinical and collaborative research; participation in the institutional animal care and use committee; and consultation with investigators regarding research protocols.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, three professional references, and letter of application via Interfolio.
For further information regarding the position, contact:
Eric Hutchinson, DVM, DACLAM
Director, Research Animal Resources
Assistant Professor, Molecular & Comparative Pathobiology
Johns Hopkins University
720 Rutland Ave, Ross 459
Baltimore, MD 21205
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