Johns Hopkins University Laboratory Animal Veterinarian (nonhuman primate focus) in Baltimore, Maryland
Laboratory Animal Veterinarian (nonhuman primate focus)
Johns Hopkins University Research Animal Resources has a position available for a laboratory animal veterinarian with a faculty appointment in the Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology. The successful applicant will primarily provide medical and surgical support for nonhuman primate research and breeding colonies on multiple JHU campuses. Species include common marmosets, rhesus and pigtail macaques, baboons, and owl monkeys. She or he will also take an active role in the ACLAM-recognized laboratory animal medicine training program, participate in regulatory activities, and conduct clinical or collaborative research. He or she will join six laboratory animal faculty and five post-doctoral clinical trainees in a robust animal resources program supporting a broad range of projects at one of the most prestigious research institutions in the world.
Experience and proficiency with diagnostics, advanced emergency and/or clinical care, anesthesia, routine surgical procedures, and research support procedures in multiple species. Active participation in all aspects of the laboratory animal medicine training program; training for scientists and technicians in research and surgical procedures; conduct of clinical and collaborative research; participation in the institutional animal care and use committee; and consultation with investigators regarding research protocols. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with clinical medicine and reproductive management in old- and new-world nonhuman primates and who have ACLAM board certification or board eligibility by spring of 2022.
Requirements include a license to practice veterinary medicine in the US and a current driver's license. Candidates must have excellent oral and written English capabilities, a thorough knowledge of current US regulatory standards, strong teaching skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals with minimal supervision. Applicants should also have a demonstrated ability to conduct clinical or collaborative research, a record of customer service, and the ability to seek out, build, and maintain positive collaborative relationships with investigators.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, three professional references, and a letter of application by December 1, 2021.
For further information regarding the position, contact:
Eric Hutchinson, DVM, DACLAM
Director, Research Animal Resources
Assistant Professor, Molecular & Comparative Pathobiology
Johns Hopkins University
720 Rutland Ave, Ross 459
Baltimore, MD 21205
Job Type: Full Time Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.