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Clinical Veterinarian

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About the Department

LAMS oversees the operations side of the University's AAALAC-accredited Animal Care and Use Program (ACUP).  The successful candidate will join the Attending Veterinarian and over 30 staff in providing services to researchers across 4 campuses, with a heavy emphasis on rodent medicine and surgery.  

Job Overview

The Office of Research Laboratory Animal Medical Services (LAMS) department at the University of Cincinnati is seeking to fill a Clinical Veterinarian. This position will need someone who has self-starting abilities, dependable, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to effectively plan and organize work and set priorities, and values working with a diverse team and customers. 

Essential Functions

  • Set and clarify goals for veterinary technical staff. Assist with personnel training and with coordination of meetings and continuing education opportunities for the vet staff.
  • Provide support for activities of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). Provide investigator support (i.e., training, model development, IACUC protocol reviews).
  • Assist with review of SOPs, Guidelines and Quality Assurance Standards. Assist with regulatory and accreditation oversight and post-approval monitoring.
  • Report animal, facility and personnel issues and concerns to the appropriate level.
  • Participate in the veterinary on-call rotation.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

Doctoral Degree in Veterinary Medicine (graduated from an AVMA Council on Education (COE)-accredited school or successfully completed an educational equivalency certification program such as that administered by the AVMA's Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG)).

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • Current license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state is required with the requirement to obtain an Ohio license within one (1) year.
  • Completion of an American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)-approved training program or ACLAM board-eligible.

Required Experience

Three (3) years of experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Advanced research degrees (MS, MPH, MBA, PhD or other applicable degree).

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Application Process

  • A resume and cover letter are required as part of the application process.
  • Attach these documents before submitting your application.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 81574 


Clinical Veterinarian

Date:  May 19, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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