Laboratory Animal Veterinarian (nonhuman primate focus)

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 8, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Surgery, Veterinary Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
Description

Laboratory Animal Veterinarian (nonhuman primate focus)

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 nonhuman primate research and breeding colonies on multiple JHU campuses. Species include common marmosets, rhesus and pigtail macaques, baboons, and owl monkeys. 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 six laboratory animal faculty and five post-doctoral clinical trainees in a robust animal resources program supporting a broad range of projects at one of the most prestigious research institutions in the world.

Experience and proficiency with diagnostics, advanced emergency and/or clinical care, anesthesia, routine surgical procedures, and research support procedures in multiple species. 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. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with clinical medicine and reproductive management in old- and new-world nonhuman primates and who have ACLAM board certification or board eligibility by spring of 2022.

Qualifications

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.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, three professional references, and a letter of application by December 1, 2021.

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

410-955-3273

ehutchi8@jhu.edu

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