Lab Animal Veterinarian/Veterinary Medical Officer
Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston, SC

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LAB ANIMAL VETERINARIAN/VETERINARY MEDICAL OFFICER

The Department of Comparative Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina and the Charleston Veterans Administration seek a laboratory animal veterinarian to serve jointly as a faculty veterinarian and as Director of the VA animal research program. The Department is responsible for the care and use of all lab animals at MUSC and would provide 3/8 of the salary funding. The other 5/8 of the salary would be through the Veterans Administration in support of the VA animal research program as Attending Veterinarian. Candidates should be board eligible or board certified by ACLAM. The successful applicant will be required to be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in SC and to be USDA certified for health certificates in SC within a year. Candidates will be expected to develop collaborative and/or independent research programs and should meet the criteria for appointment at a faculty level at MUSC. Duties will include teaching research personnel in the proper use of lab animals, clinical care of a variety of species with an emphasis on rodents, IACUC participation and regulatory oversight activities. The successful candidate will join a department with three other lab animal veterinarians, two of whom are ACLAM certified, and an ACVP certified veterinary pathologist in two well established AAALAC accredited programs. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and full benefits are included. The position is available after July 1, 2013. Interested candidates should apply on-line at www.jobs.musc.edu . Search postings by Requisition ID Number: 049030 . Include CV, letter of intent, and the names of four professional references. For additional information, contact: Michael Swindle, DVM, CompMed/MUSC, MSC 777/114 Doughty St., Charleston, SC 29425-7770, Phone 843 876 5212, swindlem@musc.edu .

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