New York University is one of the nations' leading academic research institutions. It spans a history of excellence of over 175 years in teaching and scientific research. NYU is a category I Research University and one of only 60 institutions of higher education admitted to membership in the Association of American Universities. Position will be a staff veterinarian for the Washington Square and Tandon campuses; Responsibilities to include assisting the Attending Veterinarian/Director and working with other veterinary staff in providing support by carrying out and overseeing prevention, detection and treatment programs to maintain research animal health, well-being, environmental enrichment, and use in IACUC approved research. The position will be responsible to assist in supervision of veterinary technical staff and provide guidance in the planning and oversight of approved experimental and clinical surgery and procedures. These responsibilities would include appropriate use of anesthetics, analgesics, paralytics, antibiotics, and other supportive drugs and technical procedures in the pre-op, peri-op, and post-op periods. Responsibilities also include guidance and assistance to OVR and investigator staff in the appropriate methods of humane care and use of research animals when appropriate, assist in oversight of training and educational programs for animal care and research staff; and provide research support and consultation for investigators. The position will also support functions of the IACUC by assisting in protocol reviews, inspections, and investigator support, and assist to ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, guidelines, and accreditation standards related to the care and use of research animals.
Required Education: Doctoral Degree DVM/VMD degree (or equivalent degree from an AVMA accrdited college of Veterinary Medicine); licensure (or eligibility to obtain licensure) to practice veterinary medicine in at least one US state-must obtain NY State Veterinary license within 6 months of hire; Obtain a practioner's DEA license within 6 months of hire; ACLAM board certification or eligibility; Must be able to obtain USDA Accreditation Cat II with one year of hire.
Preferred Education: Doctoral Degree DVM/VMD degree (or equivalent degree from and AVMA accredited college of Veterinary Medicine); licensure to practice veterinary medicine in at least one US state - must obtain NY State Veterinary license withing 6 months of hire; Practictioner's DEA License; ACLAM board certification or eligibility; USDA Accreditation Cat II within a year.
Required Experience: 5+ years Completion of an ACLAM-recognized residency in laboratory animal medicine or 6 years of relevant, full-time experience as a laboratory animal veterinarian working with a range of animals including rodents and non-human primates. or
Preferred Experience: 5+ years Completion of an ACLAM-recognized residency in laboratory animal medicine or 6 years of relevant, full-time experience as a laboratory animal veterinarian working with a range of animals including rodents and non human primates.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: The position requires in-depth knowledge and competence in the practice of clinical veterinary medicine and surgery and in the AVMA recognized specialty of Laboratory Animal Medicine. Requires knowledge of the scientific method and animal models, veterinary ethics, humane care and use of research animals, and regulations related to the use of animals in biomedical research and testing. The responsibilities of the position requires excellent interpersonal, management and organizational skills including the ability to communicate in a collegial and professional manner to support staff, students, technical and research staff to include graduate and senior research scientists as well as senior administration staff.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: At least 2 years clinical experience working with non-human primates. Excellent surgical skills. Comfort with different imaging modalities including radiography, ultrasonography and MRI.
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