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Job Group: Animal Care Services
Job Subgroup: Teaching and Research Animal Care
Salary Range (Annual): 97: Contact your division
Employee Category: Academic Staff
Job Code: AN011
  • Job Summary:
    Provides professional veterinary care to animals in research colonies, designs and implements programs, and provides expert guidance to research staff and animal care/use committees to support the wellbeing of research animals. Trains research staff on animal care principals, and may instruct or lecture students to promote safe and effective animal care principals.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Designs and implements animal care programs of preventive medicine for designated individual animals and colonies
    • Conducts physical exams, diagnoses medical conditions, treats injuries and diseases, and provides surgical and post-operative care for animals in various environments
    • Documents medical procedures and activity, disseminates information, and makes medical recommendations based on results
    • Serves as a subject matter expert, consultant, and unit liaison to internal and external stakeholders and leadership regarding research protocols
    • Assists in the development and review of protocols, operating policies and procedures, and grant applications as needed
    • Develops and facilitates trainings, educational courses, and affiliated materials to staff and students on animal care methodologies and processes
  • Education:
    Terminal Degree Required
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  • Institution Job:
  • Required Supervisory Duty of at Least 2.0 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees:
  • Employee Category:
    Academic Staff
  • Scaled Job:
  • Salary Range (Annual):
    97: Contact your division
  • Job Code:
    AN011: Veterinarian
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