Madison, WI
Jun 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91187-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91187-AS

Working Title: Research Veterinarian


Hiring Department: A349040-VCRGE/RARC/VET CARE UNIT

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $90,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

DVM degree or equivalent from an AVMA accredited School of Veterinary Medicine

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Formal training and/or experience in laboratory animal medicine and strong interpersonal and communication skills are required. The desirable candidate will have experience with operations and health management of large rodent facilities and familiarity with nonhuman primates.

License or certificate:

Must be able to be licensed in at least one state. ACLAM board eligibility or certification is desirable. Must be able to obtain Select Agent Clearance.

Position Summary:

The Research Animal Resources Center (RARC) is based in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. RARC is multidisciplinary in scope and provides veterinary and operational support to the UW-Madison animal care and use program. The animal program involves all aspects of animal use for research, teaching, and outreach. RARC has strong research, administrative, and teaching links to the UW-Madison College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), College and Letters and Science (L&S), School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM), and other OVCRGE Centers.

This Research Veterinarian position is a full-time, non-tenure track position located in the Veterinary Unit of RARC and will ultimately report to the Chief Campus Veterinarian. The overall responsibility of this position is to be part of a dedicated team of veterianary professionals delivering quality veterinary care and research guidance.

Additional Information:

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hire.


Michael Peters
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click "Apply Now" to submit a cover letter and resume highlighting your experience as it relates to this position and the required qualifications.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 19 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 17 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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