Assistant Professor – Veterinarian

Tulane University
Covington, LA

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Professional Fields, Veterinary Science
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant Professor – Veterinarian

Covington, LA
Open Date:
Jan 24, 2023

The Tulane National Primate Research Center (TNPRC) is seeking applications for the position of veterinarian within the Division of Veterinary Medicine to help meet the needs of the program.  
The TNPRC is one of seven National Primate Research Centers in the U.S.  The TNPRC is an AAALAC International accredited facility housing approximately 5,000 nonhuman primates (NHP) of six different species.  TNPRC’s research program is focused on infectious disease with a concentration on the study of AIDS.  Other areas of research involve gene therapy, biodefense, enteric disease, NHP behavior and NHP medicine and surgery. 

Responsibilities of the position include general medical and surgical care of breeding colony and research animals, provision of research support, and training of investigators, laboratory animal medicine residents, veterinary students and technicians.  The successful candidate will join a team of veterinarians in the Division of Veterinary Medicine and will be provided opportunities to participate in the conduct of independent or collaborative research.


The candidate must hold a DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA accredited college of veterinary medicine and be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in one of the 50 states.  ACLAM board eligibility is preferred.  The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to interact positively with others with an orientation toward team science, intellectual curiosity, and demonstrated initiative toward continuous improvement. The successful candidate will have opportunities to develop collaborative and/or independent research programs.

Application Instructions:

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.  Please submit application materials using Interfolio via the "Apply Now" button on this page. Applicants are asked to provide CV and cover letter for review by the our faculty search committee. Please upload any additional materials to your application as needed.  

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Kasi Russell-Lodrigue, DVM, PhD, DACLAM, Assistant Director, Clinical and Research Medicine or Shannon Aicklen .  We look forward to speaking with you!


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, those living with disabilities, and veterans.  

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity and creating a community and culture that fosters a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO and will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law.  It is important to us to intentionally seek candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 

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