Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) Veterinary Services Unit at Iowa State University is currently accepting applications for a Clinical Veterinarian, reporting to the LAR Veterinary Specialist. Responsibilities of this position include providing veterinary care for teaching and research animals; training faculty and staff; reviewing proposed courses and research projects involving animals; performing experimental procedures; and oversight of projects in progress.
The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of animal welfare regulations and the ability to apply the regulations and explain them to faculty, staff and students; a strong clinical background and ability to apply principles and skills to a variety of species including, but not limited to, livestock, poultry, wildlife, and exotics; and be capable of designing appropriate housing and enrichment techniques for animals housed in a laboratory setting. The candidate should possess excellent oral and written communication skills; be self-motivated, self-reliant, goal oriented; and work well with a diverse group of individuals.
Candidates must have access to their own transportation to reach all of the Laboratory Animal Resources animal facilities which are spread out across central campus, the College of Veterinary Medicine complex, and satellite sites outside of the Ames city limits.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent and 5 years of related experience
Experience in laboratory animal medicine. Experience developing and delivering training. Experience with a variety of laboratory species including livestock, poultry, wildlife, and exotic animals. Hold an Iowa Veterinarian License and NVAP accreditation or the ability to obtain.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against.