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Associate Director, Clinical Veterinarian

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Job no: 508980
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 12B

About This Role:

The Associate Director, Clinical Veterinarian is responsible for providing veterinary clinical care and research support for animal research/teaching activities in KSU animal research facilities as assigned.  Assists the Comparative Medicine Group (CMG) Director in working with the University Research Compliance Officer (URCO) on research compliance matters dealing with the Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). Serves as a voting member of the IACUC and IBC committees. Works closely with Animal Facility Manager(s) to oversee/plan/coordinate/carryout daily operations as required. Provides training to research personnel on animal handling, experimental animal techniques/procedures, and animal biosafety level (e.g., ABSL-1, ABSL-2, & ABSL-3) practices and procedures as required. Assists the CMG Director in ensuring that all veterinary clinical standards of care, laws, regulations, and guidelines related to animal care and use and biosafety/biosecurity are met. 

Why Join Us:

The Comparative Medicine Group's (CMG) mission is to provide animal husbandry and veterinary services for animals used in KSU’s research, teaching, and testing programs in accordance with (IAW) applicable laws, regulations, standards, guidelines, and university policy governing the care and use of laboratory animals at academic/research institutions. 

This position is benefits eligible: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition assistance program, paid time off- vacation, sick and holidays.  To learn more visit: www.k-state.edu/HCS/Benefits

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • DVM from an AVMA accredited College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a laboratory animal veterinarian.
  • Experience with a wide variety of laboratory animal species.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with animals in ABSL-2 and ABSL-3Ag biocontainment facilities using applicable biosafety practices/procedures.
  • Knowledge of AAALAC accreditation requirements
  • Working knowledge of Windows-based computer software (e.g.¸ MS Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Active/current state veterinary license
  • AVMA Board Certified Laboratory Animal Veterinarian (Diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must pass a KSU pre-employment background check
  • Must pass a National Select Agent security risk assessment and/or U.S. Government security clearance is also required for the employee to work at the BRI with select agents

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references with contact information

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$84,220 - $117,900 Annually

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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