Essential Functions: Provide clinical veterinary care for the AAALAC accredited laboratory animal care and use program serving Wayne State University and the affiliated John D. Dingell VAMC, Detroit, MI. Serve as part of a team of veterinarians who support research and teaching programs.Provide clinical veterinary care and preventative medicine to research and teaching animals, routine surgery, performing routine rounds and ill animal visits at multiple facilities. Act as a back-up for the other veterinarians. Clinical responsibilities include serving on a rotating basis to provide weekend and holiday medical coverage.Participate in general program management duties including review and authoring of standard operating procedures and DLAR policies. Work with veterinary technicians and DLAR managers to address operational issues as they arise.Participate in various IACUC activities including review of animal use protocols and amendments, review and creation of IACUC policies, attendance at regular IACUC meetings and/or membership on the committee, and assisting in the semi-annual review of the animal care program.Consult with investigative staff regarding protocol development, model selection, and technical training as needed. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: D.V.M. /V.M.D. degree from an American Veterinary Medical Association accredited college of veterinary medicine. Training and experience in laboratory animal medicine with American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine board certification or ACLAM board eligible. Other board certifications such as ACVS, ACVIM, etc., will be considered. Additional degrees such as M.S. or Ph.D. are desirable. Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the U.S. Eligible to obtain veterinarian and controlled substance licenses in the state of Michigan within the first year of employment. USDA accreditation or eligibility. Knowledge of state and federal regulations and AAALAC accreditation standards. Eligible to provide veterinary care support of a federal facility as a part of a veterinary care team.Research experience in an academic environment is desirable and preferably in an AAALAC accredited program. Training or teaching experienced desired. Experience in, or strong desire to serve, in a surgical support role, including both as a surgeon and surgery core supervisor, is preferred.
Internal Number: 76_208554
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.