• University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jun 4, 2024

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Job Description:

The University of Florida has an opening for the faculty position of Clinical Veterinarian at the Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation & Technology in Jupiter, Florida

The successful candidate will provide on-site clinical veterinary services in support of the researchers at the Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation & Technology in Jupiter, Florida (primary) while also working remotely with the Animal Care Program at the University of Florida Gainesville Campus (secondary). Occasional travel to the UF Gainesville campus may be required.

This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position reporting directly to the UF Attending Veterinarian and indirectly to the UF Scripps CFO.

The Clinical Veterinarian will provide high quality veterinary care to laboratory animal species housed on the UF Scripps campus, with an emphasis on rodents. Additionally, the Clinical Veterinarian will contribute to the development and improvement of policies and procedures pertaining to the program, work collaboratively with the UF Scripps IACUC by participating in inspections, reviewing IACUC protocols and serving as a member of the UF Scripps IACUC, and provide advice and consultation on federal, state and local rules and regulations pertaining to animal use. Remote work with the Gainesville campus will include participation on the Animal Care Services clinical team and support with the UF Gainesville IACUC.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with salary 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.
  • The successful candidate must become licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Florida and obtain USDA accreditation within one year of employment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • ACLAM Board Certified or eligible to complete certification
  • Ability to obtain USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Category II
  • Ability to obtain DEA registration
  • Ability to obtain clearance to work in an ABSL3 facility
  • 3-5 years experience working in laboratory animal medicine
  • 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 the Animal Resources Center and IACUC staff, and with academic leaders and researchers throughout the UF Scripps campus.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with basic computing systems and programs including web-based applications, telecommunication tools and videoconferencing software, and Microsoft Office.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references. All applications will be reviewed and considered for potential interviews upon submission, and will continue until the position has been filled.

This is not a remote work position, and it is located on the University of Florida Scripps campus in Palm Beach (Jupiter), FL.

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Laura B. Eurell (UF Attending Veterinarian) at or (352) 273-9233.

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

A criminal background check will be conducted.

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.

Application review will begin upon receipt and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes.