Job descriptionJob no: 702304
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 15
Major Administrative Unit / College: Research And Innovation
Department: Campus Animal Resources 10059512
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Veterinary/Animal Care, Union
In this role, the incumbent will, on a daily basis, diagnose, treat, and manage clinical cases identified in the research colonies; assist with disease surveillance and prevention programs; participate in various activities to ensure compliance with local and federal regulations and guidelines; provide mentorship to student trainees on rotations; and assist the Director and Veterinary Staff with oversight and management of the clinical animal care and use program. Salary increase after passing ACLAM boards.Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired through completion of a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent degree from an AVMA accredited School of Veterinary Medicine; postdoctoral training in laboratory animal medicine or one to three years of related experience that includes handling skills and diagnostic abilities specific to research animals; knowledge of Federal laws and regulations governing animal research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Veterinary license in at least one state with eligibility to include Michigan; and eligibility for Federal accreditation.Desired Qualifications
- Minimum three (3) years’ experience in laboratory animal specific practice with rodent medicine, breeding populations, and a variety of research models.
- Experience working with principal investigators, research staff, animal care staff and students.
- Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, service-oriented, rapidly changing environment to accomplish mutual goals.
- Ability to work independently and effectively across organizational lines and in collaboration with colleagues throughout the organization.
- Ability to supervise staff.
- Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision making skills; aptitude for detailed work.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Project management skills/experience.
- USDA accredited veterinarian.
- Advanced degree (M.S., Ph.D., M.P.H., etc.).
- Strong interest in rodent health and preventive medicine programs.
- Ability to advance professionally through effective job performance, contributions to the profession through research and scholarly work and involvement in regional or national professional organizations.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.Required Application Materials
Three ReferencesWork Hours
8-5 work week and contribution to emergency duty in rotation with veterinary teamDescription of End Date
This is an off-dated position funded for three years from date of hire, with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.Summary of Health Risks
Work with animals and drive a university vehicle
Comply with Occ Med program for Animal HandlersBidding eligibility ends on 5/4/2021, at 11:55 PM
Advertised: Apr 28, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 18, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time