Director, Comparative Medicine Program & Veterinary Resources/Attending Veterinarian
Req ID #: 124671
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
What you’ll do
We are seeking a Director of the Comparative Medicine Program & Veterinary Resources & Attending Veterinarian for our Insourcing Solutions University of Maryland site located in Baltimore, MD.
The following are responsibilities related to the Director of the Comparative Medicine Program & Veterinary Resources/Attending Veterinarian:
The primary duties will include overseeing animal health and welfare (veterinary services, husbandry service and related compliance) at University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) schools and affiliates, including the UMSOM, and the Schools of Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy. More specifically, duties will include working collaboratively with the IACUC on regulatory adherence. Providing oversight of operations, with support for business operations as indicated. Ensuring that appropriate quality standards are maintained in clinical care, facilities, housing, personnel, and equipment in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and policies. Playing an active role in the development and oversight of animal user training and outreach programs for the UMB campus (Specifically the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy). Serving on relevant University and School committees.
The primary duties for the role as Director of Comparative Medicine will include:
Working closely with the SOM Associate Dean to ensure that research collaborations are well-supported by the Comparative Medicine faculty and staff, including those which require the Gnotobiotic facility. Assisting or directing faculty and staff to assist Pls in including appropriate animal support on grant applications. Ensuring that appropriate, high quality, veterinary support is organized and understood for all research projects, including projects requiring GLP standards. Serving as a partner in and facilitator of the research enterprise across UMB.
A collaborative leadership perspective and experience promoting the highest quality and safety in veterinary programs are essential for both roles.
What you’ll need
The following are minimum qualifications related to the Director of the Comparative Medicine Program & Veterinary Resources/Attending Veterinarian position:
We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications: At least five years of managerial experience in a leadership role in a academic/higher education research environment with budgetary responsibilities and a history of major administrative contributions to their organization. A collaborative leadership perspective and experience promoting the highest quality and safety in veterinary programs are essential. Applicants must hold a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree, be eligible for licensure in the State of Maryland to serve as Attending Veterinarian, USDA accreditation, and board certification or eligibility for certification in Laboratory Animal Medicine.
What you get
- Mental/Dental/Vision Plans
- Vacation and Holiday
- 401(k) with Company Match
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Value Added Programs
- Employee discount program
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Recognition and Referral Program
- Employee Assistance Plan
- Fitness Reimbursement and Wellness Programs
- Paid Volunteer Time Off
- Parental Leave
About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage Contact Research Organization (CRO). Here, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. With 100 sites around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients' unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.Learn More