Clinical Veterinarian- CLIN AST PROF

 
  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Aug 4, 2022

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Clinical Veterinarian- CLIN AST PROF

Job Description:

The Clinical Veterinarian- CLIN AST PROF will provide preventive and clinical veterinary care to all laboratory animal species, with an emphasis on rodents at all UF animal facilities. These include facilities located in the Health Science Centers, IFAS (agriculture) and CLAS (Psychology and Zoology) on our main campus in Gainesville and other off-campus sites. In addition, the Clinical Veterinarian is expected to contribute to developing policies and procedures pertaining to the program, participating in IACUC and regulatory inspections, reviewing IACUC protocols, serving as a member of the IACUC, and providing advice and consultation on federal, state and local rules and regulations pertaining to animal use. This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Associate Director and Attending Veterinarian.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with Education and Experience.

Minimum Requirements:

DVM from an AVMA accredited institution or ECFVG certificate and license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, and policies that govern the use of laboratory animals.

Working knowledge of laboratory animal husbandry and facilities.

Familiarity with surgical and medical procedures commonly performed in laboratory animals.

Experience with IACUC work and teaching/training.

Understanding of biological, chemical and radiation hazards.

Ability to work collaboratively with ACS and IACUC staff, and with academic leaders and researchers throughout campus.

Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to work with basic computing systems and programs including web-based applications and Microsoft Office.

USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Category II.

Ability to obtain DEA registration for the use of controlled substances.

Ability to obtain clearance to work in an ABSL3 facility.

ACLAM Board Certified or eligible to complete certification

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please upload a cover letter, CV, and list of 3 references for consideration. Applicants must be licensed to practice in at least one state in the U.S.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

A criminal background check will be conducted.

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Laura B. Eurell (Attending Veterinarian and Associate Director) at [email protected] or (352) 273-9233.

Health Assessment Required:Yes