Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian

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Logo Posting Number STA00511PO17 Classification Title Veterinarian Internal Title Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian Campus School of Medicine Columbia 01 College/Division School of Medicine Columbia Department School of Medicine Animal Resources Band Unclassified Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications. Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications. Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian for the Department of Laboratory Animal Resources reports to the University Veterinarian and is responsible for assisting with activities related to the comprehensive care and management of laboratory animals, conducting IACUC protocol review, serving as the University Veterinarian's alternate on the IACUC, providing veterinary expertise for research activities, assisting with the maintenance of regulatory compliance and accreditation standards, teaching in an appropriate academic area, and performing on-call duties after hours, weekends, and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Required qualifications include DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA accredited school or college, Board Certification or eligibility by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM).

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

1. Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology, parasitology, surgery, and medicine of laboratory animals.
2. Ability to successfully work with individuals of varying backgrounds and education levels.
3. Confidentiality
4. Ability to work with frequent interruptions
5. Able to manage multiple concurrent tasks
6. Reading
7. Reasoning
8. Stress management
9. Verbal and written communication skills
10. Analytical and problem solving
11. Physical requirements: Lifting 30 lbs., kneeling, pulling/pushing, reaching, squatting, standing, twisting, walking, carrying.
12. May be exposed to chemicals, noise, biohazards including blood.
13. Able to use microscope, surgical instruments, devices used in the care of laboratory animals.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 01/30/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA accredited school or college?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you board certified or eligible to be board certified by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)?
    • Yes
    • No

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      Posted: 2/28/2018
      Application Due: 4/29/2018
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