The University of Maryland School of Medicine has an opportunity
for a Clinical Veterinarian to work in the Program in Comparative
The Laboratory Animal Veterinarian is responsible for
performing animal-based research activities and animal clinical
care in a laboratory setting with a variety of species. Work is
performed in accordance with USDA animal welfare regulations, the
Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Public Health
Services (PHS), Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW),
Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory
Animal Care International (AAALACi), and Institutional Animal Care
and Use Committee (IACUC) guidelines.
- Provide veterinary clinical care for the animals at UMB.
- Perform surgical support and provide anesthesia, surgical and
analgesic technical expertise/advice to facilitate protocol
- Assist in training for veterinary technicians, and research
staff. Training may include veterinary diagnostics, techniques, and
minor surgical procedures.
- Provide animal health care guidance for veterinary services
personnel as required.
- Ensure that reports and other materials are prepared and
submitted as required.
- Provide support for activities of the Institutional Animal Care
and Use Committee (IACUC), including protocol review, program
review and facility inspections.
- Serve on the IACUC as voting member or alternate member.
- Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, guidelines
and standards that relate to animal care and use.
- Make recommendations and assist in establishing and enhancing
veterinary and animal care standards.
- Facilitate and implement gnotobiotic research
- Education Required: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or
Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD).
- Experience Required: Two years of relevant experience in
Laboratory Animal Medicine.
- Certification/Licenses/Registration: Licensed Veterinarian by
the Maryland Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
- Effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication and
- Proficiency, knowledge and experience with computers and
Microsoft Office Suite tools, including Outlook, Excel, Word
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race,
color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran
status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or
policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the
Staffing department at HRJobs@umaryland.edu
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a
disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during
any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job
Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact HRDiversity@umaryland.edu
Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for
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