The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

This posting is Closed


Hiring department Animal Resources Ctr
Monthly salary $6,666+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-02-12-01-0530
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

The Clinical Veterinarian is classified as essential personnel and as such, is required to work with minimal amount of absences and also as needed during all University closures except in the event of a major disaster when access to animal housing and use facilities is prohibited by governmental emergency personnel.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Provide clinical veterinary medical care for laboratory animal species. Provide guidance and oversight of veterinary technical staff. Assist faculty with animal model development and animal research protocols.

Essential Functions

Provide clinical veterinary medical care to a wide variety of research animals in compliance with federal regulations, industry guidelines, and UT policies, practices and procedures with a specific focus on colony health, quarantine and spontaneous disease. Participate in the IACUC and perform related duties. Provide guidance and oversight of clinical and husbandry activities within the Animal Resources Center. Support research projects by providing expertise and technical assistance in the use of animals. Maintain appropriate programs of disease prevention and control commensurate with accepted protocols and regulations. Teach and train internal ARC staff, students, faculty and departmental staff involved with animal research. Participate in and provide leadership for the AAALAC accreditation process and other programs that assure regulatory compliance.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Veterinary medical degree (DVM or VDM) from an accredited or approved veterinary medical college or passage of the Foreign Veterinarian Equivalency Examination. Must have current veterinary license in at least one state and be eligible for a license in Texas. Two years of post graduate clinical experience in a biomedical research setting. Strong clinical and surgical skills as they apply to common laboratory animal species. Demonstrated skill and interest in teaching and training. Familiarity with biomedical research methods. Excellent written and oral communicataion skills. Proven ability to effectively interact with colleagues, scientists and staff members. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Formal postdoctoral traning in laboratory animal medicine. ACLAM specialty certifications.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Lifting and moving

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