Veterinary Assistant Professor - Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Comparative Medicine and Division of Laboratory Animal Resources, Charleston South Carolina
Job Summary: Clinical responsibilities will focus on working in providing clinical service for investigators using animals in facilities managed by the Division of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR) at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).
Main Responsibilities: Serve as a primary clinical veterinarian for laboratory animals at MUSC including providing postoperative care within the Surgical Research Laboratories managed by DLAR. Rotate being on call for after hour service at night, on week-ends and on holidays with the other veterinarians in Comparative Medicine.
D.V.M. or V.M.D. Degree from a college/school of veterinary medicine that is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Will be expected to become licensed in the State of SC, board certified in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine.
Ability to develop collaborative and/or independent research funding.
Ability to manage a team of Veterinary Technician staff.
Experience in laboratory animal medicine.
Provide weekend and holiday veterinary on-call coverage on a rotational basis with other members of the veterinary staff.
Knowledge of care for germ-free, transgenic mice, etc. is desirable.
In-depth knowledge of Federal Animal Welfare Regulations, AAALAC standards, and other relevant laws, policies, and guidelines for humane animal care and use in a research setting.
Medical University of South Carolina Department of Comparative Medicine and Division of Laboratory Animal Resources.
Mission Statement: The mission of the Division of Laboratory Animal Resources is to provide consistently high standards of laboratory animal care and promote the welfare and stewardship of animals used in biomedical research to meet the evolving needs of a competitive research environment.
Job no: 518397
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