UT Health Assistant Professor, Center for Laboratory Animal Medicine and Care - Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian in Texas
Assistant Professor, Center for Laboratory Animal Medicine and Care - Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian
Requisition #: 1900015L
The University of Texas Health
Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Center for Laboratory Animal Medicine and
Care (CLAMC) seeks a highly motivated, proactive, professional laboratory
animal veterinarian to work with the current veterinary staff and the Executive
Director. The CLAMC manages and operates all of the animal care and use
facilities at UTHealth and provides investigator training and support for its
research programs. The mission of the CLAMC is to ensure the humane care and
use of animals used in research and teaching and to support biomedical research
in UTHealth's Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health,
Biomedical Sciences, and Biomedical Informatics.
The veterinarian will be responsible for the clinical veterinary care of research
animals, animal protocol and amendment review, investigator training, and other
duties to ensure compliance with accrediting and regulatory
This is a non-tenure research track position at the rank of Assistant
- A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary
college or completion of the
- Active veterinary license in at least one U.S. state; must be eligible to
acquire a Texas
veterinary license if not already licensed in Texas.
- At least two years of recent and relevant experience in a laboratory
program including working with an IACUC or
a laboratory animal residency. Experience with
the medical care
and surgical support of wide range of species
is required; interest
in rodent medicine and surgery as well
as performing IACUC
protocol and amendment review is preferred.
- Current and relevant working knowledge of animal research regulations
- If not an ACLAM diplomat, a desire to pursue board certification is
- Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written, verbal, and
- Proficiency in computer software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical schiences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Herman Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon b. Johnson Hospital.
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