About the job: Successful candidate will be assigned duties to include; providing veterinary care to research animals including examination, diagnosis, prescription of medication, performing surgery, and providing methods for humane euthanasia if necessary, opportunities for conducting independent and/or collaborative research, and providing teaching and training to laboratory personnel, veterinary students, and graduate veterinarians. The clinical veterinarian will also provide regulatory and veterinary expertise to researchers via direct consultation, committee participation on the iacuc and/or ibc, and review of research protocols.
Additionally, the veterinarian will assist in the identification of areas for process improvement within the department and develop steps for implementation. The veterinarian will also provide services after-hours, holidays, and weekends, including emergency veterinary care in response to physical facility problems to include ventilation, heating, and plumbing emergencies.
All offers of employment for this position will be conditioned on the completion of a medical questionnaire, evidence of current tetanus immunization, and/or fitness for duty examination to ensure applicant's ability to work in an environment that may present occupational health and safety hazards associated with the work.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Student loan forgiveness opportunity
Opportunities for growth and promotion
Employee Assistance Program
For more information regarding benefits: https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2018_tcd-fpa-75100-ben-0105-10.pdf
Required Qualifications: Doctor of veterinary medicine or equivalent degree from an avma accredited veterinary school and a license to practice in at least one state. At least two years of related experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Training and/or experience in the field of laboratory animal medicine is desirable. Aclam eligibility or Certificaion is preferred.
Internal Number: 326143
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
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