Clinical Veterinarian

Rutgers University
March 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary 94016.
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Clinical Veterinarian

Job Category Staff & Executive - Administrative & Support Department ORAd-CMR Overview

The Office for Research's mission is to support the research, scholarship, and creative endeavors of all Rutgers faculty. The Office accomplishes its mission by convening with academic and research leaders, providing integrated, user- focused resources, services, and tools, and partnering with faculty.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Clinical Veterinarian for the Office for Research. This position is a part of the Office for Research, and reports to the Director of Veterinary Services.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Implements and maintains animal care standards and policies to maximize University research and teaching programs across a wide range of disciplines.
  • Maintains animal care facilities and programs in accordance with public policy and accreditation standards.
  • Provides advice and counsel to the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
  • Oversees clinical activities across multiple vivaria and participates in the training programs (residency, undergraduate courses) conducted by RUAC across campuses.
  • In support of research and teaching, this position will provide instructional and hands-on training, assist in novel technique development and will perform clinical and technical services such as providing clinical care to all animals, experimental surgery, and surgical and anesthesia support.
  • Supports or serves as the Registration Coordinator for the Controlled Dangerous Substances Program.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement

    This position requires a fully on-site work arrangement.

    FLSA Exempt Grade 08 Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 94016.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 119000.000 Annual Maximum Salary 143984.000 Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description Admin Assembly (MPSC) Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility ABP


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from an accredited veterinary school or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two years formal training in laboratory animal medicine or comparable experience.
  • Certifications/Licenses

  • Veterinary license in at least one state within the USA.
  • Completion of a post-DVM training program in the specialty of laboratory animal medicine or equivalent specialized experience.
  • Ability to obtain Federal DEA and New Jersey Controlled Dangerous Substance licenses within six months of hire.
  • Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver's license would be required for this position.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have broad knowledge of all aspects of laboratory animal medicine within a university or industrial setting.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work tactfully with a wide range of people.
  • Excellent communication, written and verbal skills.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Board certification or eligibility in Laboratory Animal Medicine.
  • Research credentials (MS or PhD).
  • USDA Accredited Veterinarian.
  • Successful completion of the Rutgers Defensive Driving Course.
  • Equipment Utilized

  • Needs to have familiarity with all equipment used in animal housing, animal maintenance (feeding, watering, and breeding), sanitation of caging and rooms, and environmental monitoring, and be able to train staff in their correct use and maintenance.
  • Equipment includes cage washers, bottlewashers, autoclaves, large dry heat sterilizers, laminar flow cage change stations, Microisolator and standard caging, ventilated housing racks.
  • Surgical equipment – anesthesia equipment, physiological monitors
  • Diagnostic equipment – microscopes, centrifuges
  • Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office and custom animal care and use management software and other critical software programs such as electronic IACUC systems.
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs weight when required in handling or assisting with veterinary care of animals.
  • Position requires employee to walk, stand for several hours when conducting inspections of animal facilities and laboratories.
  • Must have full range of body movement.
  • Must have correctable vision so as to observe animals for signs of illness and evaluate animal rooms and equipment for compliance with applicable standards.
  • Special Conditions

  • Must pass a post-offer, pre-placement medical evaluation to include a medical history and physical examination.
  • Must participate in the occupational health program for animal workers.
  • Per federal regulation, must undergo a criminal background check in order to be able to work with controlled substances.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Posting Details

    Posting Number 23ST0466

    Posting Open Date 02/16/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick) City Piscataway State NJ Location Details

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

    Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: https:// discrimination-statement

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a minimum of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from an accredited veterinary school or equivalent?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a minimum of two years formal training in laboratory animal medicine or comparable experience?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you licensed to practice veterinary medicine at least one state in the U.S.A?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
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