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Veterinarian

Company name
The University of Texas At Austin

Location
Austin, TX

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Veterinarian

Hiring department

Animal Resources Ctr

Monthly salary

$6,666 depending on qualifications

Hours per week

40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM

Posting number

18-02-12-01-0530

Job Status

Open

FLSA status

Exempt

Earliest Start Date

03/01/2018

Position Duration

Funding expected to continue

Position open to

all applicants

Location

Austin (main campus)

Number of vacancies

1

General Notes

The Clinical Veterinarian is classified as essential personnel and as such, is required to work with minimal amount of absences and also as needed during all University closures except in the event of a major disaster when access to animal housing and use facilities is prohibited by governmental emergency personnel.

Required Application Materials

A Resume is required in order to apply

A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.

A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

Provide clinical veterinary medical care for laboratory animal species. Provide guidance and oversight of veterinary technical staff. Assist faculty with animal model development and animal research protocols.

Essential Functions

Provide clinical veterinary medical care to a wide variety of research animals in compliance with federal regulations, industry guidelines, and UT policies, practices and procedures with a specific focus on colony health, quarantine and spontaneous disease. Participate in the IACUC and perform related duties. Provide guidance and oversight of clinical and husbandry activities within the Animal Resources Center. Support research projects by providing expertise and technical assistance in the use of animals. Maintain appropriate programs of disease prevention and control commensurate with accepted protocols and regulations. Teach and train internal ARC staff, students, faculty and departmental staff involved with animal research. Participate in and provide leadership for the AAALAC accreditation process and other programs that assure regulatory compliance.

Licenses:

Class C Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Veterinary medical degree (DVM or VDM) from an accredited or approved veterinary medical college or passage of the Foreign Veterinarian Equivalency Examination. Must have current veterinary license in at least one state and be eligible for a license in Texas. Two years of post graduate clinical experience in a biomedical research setting. Strong clinical and surgical skills as they apply to common laboratory animal species. Demonstrated skill and interest in teaching and training. Familiarity with biomedical research methods. Excellent written and oral communicataion skills. Proven ability to effectively interact with colleagues, scientists and staff members. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Formal postdoctoral traning in laboratory animal medicine. ACLAM specialty certifications.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Lifting and moving

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program ( ORP ) instead of TRS , subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

Company info

The University of Texas At Austin
Website : http://www.utexas.edu

Company Profile
The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 21,000 faculty and staff, 16 colleges and schools and more than 50,000 students.

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