CLINICAL RESEARCH VETERINARIAN
Duties: Under the Supervision of the Director of the Animal Models Core, the Clinical Research Veterinarian has responsibility for: maintaining the physical and psychological health of laboratory animals utilized in gene therapy research; compliance with regulations governing humane and ethical treatment and use of laboratory animals; animal model development; ensuring quality animal supply for studies. The Clinical Research Veterinarian will advise researchers on the design, implementation, and completion of studies to evaluate gene therapies and assist with submission of IACUC protocols, ensuring regulatory compliance within GTP, and provide oversight to post approval monitoring of IACUC protocols and animal study areas for GTP. Licensure to practice veterinary medicine in at least one US state and ability to obtain licensure in Pennsylvania within 6 months of employment is required.
Qualifications: *DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary school and a minimum of 1 year of experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine required.
*Licensure to practice veterinary medicine in at least one US state and ability to obtain licensure in Pennsylvania within 6 months of employment is required.
*USDA accreditation within 6 months of employment required
*Ability to obtain DEA registration
*Veterinary clinical skills with a variety of animals including rodents and nonhuman primates
*Excellent organizational and project management skills
*Excellent written and oral communication skills.
*Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of Programs.
*Experience conducting research in a USDA or FDA regulated environment preferred.
*Current and relevant working knowledge of regulations governing the use of animals in teaching and research (e.g., USDA, PHS, AAALAC) preferred.
Reference Number: 40-30507
Salary Grade: 029
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: DM-Gene Therapy Program
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration