Clinical Care: Assists with the duties of the Section Chief, particularly in working with investigators on rodents. May assist with duties in other clinical sections within the department as assigned, working with investigators on clinical procedures and health concerns in a broad range of animal species. Participate in On-Call rotation. Investigator Support: Instructs investigators inappropriate methods of animal care and use. 3. Institutional Compliance: Conducts pre-review of new and renewing animal use protocols and protocol amendments. Participates in IACUC semi-annual inspections of animal facilities and assists investigators in complying with various animal care and use requirements. May serve as a member or as an appointed officer on institutional compliance committees (such as committee chair, vice-chair, or Chief IACUC veterinarian) as required. These may include the IACUC, Institutional Biosafety Committee, Radiation Safety Committee, and others. 4. Continuing Education: Participates as an instructor/teacher in classified staff training, professional/paraprofessional training, and other educational activities as needed. Presents lectures using visuals aids to faculty, students, and other required audiences. Attends and participates in scientific meetings at local and national levels; remains current on professional issues; and fulfills continuing education requirements of licensure. 5. Scholarly Activity: Actively seeks out opportunities for, and participates in, scholarly academic contributions to scientific literature. 6. Other duties as assigned
Required: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (or equivalent degree) (from an A.V.M.A. accredited institution) Preferred: Postgraduate clinical experience in Veterinary Medicine and/or Laboratory Animal Medicine.
1) Eligible or licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Texas 2) Eligible for USDA accreditation 3) Eligible for State and Federal registration to handle controlled substances.
Must have 2 years’ experience performing veterinary medical and surgical procedures in private practice or research/academic environment. Must meet institutional requirements for an academic appointment as an Instructor. Must be recognized by peers as possessing expertise in the field of veterinary medicine and surgery.
Please send a recommendation from the Chairman of the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, curriculum vitae, and a minimum of 3 letters of reference from referees at the candidate's proposed rank or higher to:
Additional Salary Information: Commiserate with credentials
Internal Number: Req #: 00043367- 210123
About UT MD Anderson Cancer Center- Houston
About UT MD Anderson Cancer Center - Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
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