CLIN AST PROF - Clinical Veterinarian

Jun 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title: Clinical Assistant Professor Job Description:
  • The Veterinarian provides preventive and clinical veterinary care to all laboratory animal species.
  • The Veterinarian will work closely with ACS clinical and surgical staff and provide comprehensive surgical support and post-operative care for animals receiving surgical procedures.
  • The Veterinarian will contribute to the development of institutional animal care and use policies and procedures as well as internal SOPs and policies. They will also review and provide input on animal care and use protocols and participate in IACUC and regulatory inspections.
  • The individual participates in the training of personnel in the appropriate care and use of laboratory animals. Training responsibilities also include the laboratory animal medicine residency program and training of veterinary student interns/externs.
  • The Veterinarian works closely with and provides direction to ACS’s highly skilled certified veterinary technicians.
  • The Veterinarian will also participate in ACS contract research activities.
Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with Education and Experience. 

Minimum Requirements:

Requires a DVM from an AVMA accredited institution, needs good computer skills with ability to develop and maintain complex clinical vet care operating systems. Need superior customer service skills with strong writing and presentation skills to work collaboratively with academic leaders and senior research staff throughout campus. Requires supervisory skills to manage the division’s vet tech services.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred knowledge and experience also includes: very good computer skills and presentation experience, working knowledge of laboratory animal husbandry; prior experience in an academic environment; knowledge and experience in surgical and medical procedures commonly performed in biomedical animal research as well as, familiarity with pertinent laws, regulations and policies governing the use of lab animals. ACLAM, ACVP, ACVIM, or ACVS board certification is preferred for this position and the successful candidate must become licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Florida within one year of employment date.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

A criminal background check is required.

To be considered for this position, all applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and list of professional references.

This position will post until an applicant pool has been established. The search committee will begin reviewing resumes as they are received. Position will remain open until filled.

For additional position information and to submit an on-line application, please visit the University of Florida's website at  Refer to Requisition Number: 496864 Department: Animal Care Services. You may also visit the Animal Care Services website at and The Division of Sponsored Research's website at

Final candidate will be required to provide 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

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Health Assessment Required: Yes