The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a part-time, 50% Clinical Veterinarian to provide clinical care, monitor and assure the health and well-being of agricultural animals used in research and teaching; working in cooperation with the AACUP Veterinarian and Attending Veterinarian for Agricultural Animals (AVAA). For more information on AACUP, please visit http://research.illinois.edu/regulatory-compliance-safety/aacup.
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Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide or assure adequate veterinary care for agricultural animals used at UIUC. Deliver veterinary care along with our veterinary providers and provide oversight of animal care and use, including animal husbandry and nutrition, sanitation practices, zoonosis control, hazard containment, and emergency responses. Conduct frequent facility walk-throughs to assess animal health, review medical records and records of pre- and post-operative veterinary care. Conduct periodic site visits to or all off-campus University agricultural facilities to assess animal health, review animal facilities, personnel, equipment, services, and adequate veterinary care. Has access to all University agricultural animals for periodic assessment of animal well-being.
Participate in IACUC facility inspections and in semi-annual IACUC program reviews. Observe, monitor, and investigates procedures and health of animals as requested by the IACUC. Participate in AAALAC site visits and USDA inspections.
Have daily communications and meetings with the AACUP Veterinarian and/or AVAA, interact as needed with veterinary personnel, agricultural animal unit managers and staff, principal investigators and project personnel, and others as appropriate to carry out responsibilities of the AACUP Veterinarian.
At the direction of the AACUP Veterinarian, consult and advise principal investigators and project personnel on surgical and medical procedure and on anesthetics, analgesics, tranquilization and euthanasia.
In all responsibilities, to ensure adequate oversight of the quality of veterinary care provided to University agricultural animals (Swine, Poultry, Equine, Dairy, Beef and Sheep), the AACUP Clinical Veterinarian must remain knowledgeable about animal care and use regulations policies and about current standards for veterinary practices and procedures.
Required: Minimum Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree. Veterinary experience with one or more agricultural animal species maintained at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Active veterinary license and accreditation in the State of Illinois, an Illinois' driver's license, and qualifications to drive and University vehicle. Must qualify to hold a DEA license. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred: Familiarity with the Animal Welfare Act and 9 CFR regulations regarding animal care and use, the contents of the Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching, and the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. Familiarity with husbandry and management practices used in agricultural animal production, familiarity with regulations and policies pertaining to use of agricultural animals in research.
Proposed start date: Negotiable. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Appointment Status: Regular 100% academic professional appointment / 12-month service basis. Benefit eligible position.
For full consideration applications must be received by December 4, 2019. To apply, all candidates must submit an online profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu by the close of the posting period. Qualified candidates must upload a letter of which details qualifications noted above, CV and the names and contact information of three professional references. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
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