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CLINICAL VETERINARIAN

Apply now Job no: 96364-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:VCRGE/PRIMATE/PRIMATE
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:

96364-AS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

CLINICAL VETERINARIAN

Official Title:

ASSOC RES ANIMAL VET(E30FN) or ASST RES ANIMAL VET(E30LN)

Hiring Department(s):

A348800-VCRGE/PRIMATE/PRIMATE

FTE:

100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

FEBRUARY 01, 2019

Term:

This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

D.V.M or equivalent degree from an AVMA accredited school of Veterinary Medicine, or successful completion of ECFVG program.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least one year of experience as a Veterinarian strongly preferred. Prior experience with nonhuman primates in a research setting will be considered in lieu of post-graduate veterinary experience for appointment at Assistant-level.

Two years of experience with nonhuman primates in a laboratory setting required for appointment at the Associate-level. Advanced surgical skills and previous supervisory experience also strongly preferred.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.

License or Certificate:

Must be eligible for Veterinary licensure and accreditation in the State of Wisconsin. ACLAM board eligibility also preferred, but not required.

Position Summary:

The Wisconsin National Primate Research Center (WNPRC) is one of seven federally supported National Primate Research Centers and the only one in the Midwest. WNPRC's mission is to increase the understanding of basic primate biology and to improve human health and quality of life through research. To accomplish this, the WNPRC helps discover treatments, preventions and cures for human disease; generates new knowledge of primate biology, from the molecular and whole animal levels to the understanding of primate ecosystems; facilitates research progress by providing expertise, resources and training to scientists worldwide; and collects primate information and disseminates to the research community and to the public. Based in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE) of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), the WNPRC is committed to diversity both as an end in itself, but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities through research.

Additional Information:

*Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

Required on-call duties will include weekend, evening and holiday work.
Applicant must be comfortable working with nonhuman primates, infectious diseases, and chemicals/medications in a medical research setting, and wearing various required personal protective equipment (PPE).
Must be TB negative.
Allergies to animals must be controlled by medication.
Applicant will be required to have a measles titer within the first week of employment. Depending on the results of the blood test, applicant may need to be immunized.

Must possess a valid driver's license that meets standards of UW Risk Management in order to operate WNPRC vehicles.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

Contact:

Samantha Noordhoek
sblock@primate.wisc.edu
608-262-0149
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "Apply Now" to begin the application process. Please submit a cover letter and resume highlighting your experience as it relates to this position, referencing PVL 96364. You will also be required to provide five professional references.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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