University of South Florida
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
The Comparative Medicine department is seeking an Associate Director to work with the Director/Attending Veterinarian and other leadership in managing all operations and functions of the animal care and use program for the University of South Florida System. The Associate Director must have previous management experience of a large animal care and use program, the ability to apply federal guidelines, policies, procedures, and accreditation requirements in order to facilitate diverse research needs. Strong knowledge of personnel management and budgeting in a public organization or university is also a key component of this position.
Responsible for the supervision and direct control of an animal care division staffed with more than 55 personnel, with an annual operating budget of more than $7 million. Serves as Director in his/her absence. Formulates, makes recommendations and/or approves, and implements policies and procedures to ensure that the animal care and use program, facilities, and practices of animal care and use fully exceed all requirements of the program's USDA registration, assurance to comply with PHS policy, and AAALAC accreditation. Contributes to the planning and managing of divisional budget, revenue and expense planning, and approving expenditures (serves as Accountable Officer Designee).
Serves as a member of the IACUC and IBC.
Provides clinical and diagnostic veterinary services.
Contributes to the development and implementation of training procedures and policies of veterinary medical, surgical, and technical activities involving animal research models.
Conducts independent and collaborative research.
Acts as liaison with clinical and research faculty. Assists faculty with the design, development, and implementation of research protocols involving animals, and with the selection of appropriate models to recapitulate disease.
V.M. or equivalent degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary medical college and be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Florida, have a minimum of 5 years of post-doctoral training or experience in laboratory animal medicine, and be board-eligible or board-certified by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from an AVMA-accredited veterinary medical college. At least, five years of post-doctoral training or experience in laboratory animal medicine. Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Florida. Board-certified by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM). Accreditation by USDA as Category II Veterinarian.
Job Opening Number: 15628
Posting Date: 01/25/2018
Posting End Date: 02/9/2018
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The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university located in beautiful Tampa Bay on Florida's spectacular west coast. It is one of the largest public universities in the nation, and among the top 50 universities, public or private, for federal research expenditures. The university is one of only four Florida public universities classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, a distinction attained by only 2.3 percent of all universities.