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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



UTHealth Administration

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



  1. A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary

college or completion of the

ECFVG program

  1. 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.

  1. At least two years of recent and relevant experience in a laboratory

animal research

program including working with an IACUC or

completion of

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.

  1. Current and relevant working knowledge of animal research regulations



  1. If not an ACLAM diplomat, a desire to pursue board certification is


  1. Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written, verbal, and



  1. 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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