Job Details

Western University of Health Sciences
  • Position Number: 5327636
  • Location: Pomona, CA
  • Position Type: Laboratory and Research

Attending Veterinarian

Posting Number: A00697
Position Status:
Campus: Western University Campus-Pomona, CA
Department: 1308-Department of Animal Care

Classification Series Title:

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Full Salary Range
Minimum: $Minimum
Maximum $Maximum

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $140,000.00
Maximum: $150,000.00

Job Summary

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Date: $Posting_Date
Closing Date: $Closing_Date
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties
Essential Job Duties

Key Responsabilities
The incumbent provides continued leadership and vision in the development of research protocols and establishing rates for animal care.
  Develop and implement efficient business operations, oversee the purchase of animals, equipment, supplies and services This should be part of the Manager/Directors duties
  Participate in developing plans for remodeling or building new laboratory animal facilities, attend planning meetings and workshops
  Monitor the safety of research animals, proper conduct of the IACUC and IBC protocols, and other duties assigned by the Manager/Director
Assists with providing clinical and surgical support for the entire animal program.
Support and assist the Office of Animal Resources
Must live or be near campus.
Oversee the animal care of the institution

Key Responsabilities
Support OAR staff members and oversee the animal husbandry and veterinary care components of the program
  Assist with optimizing the physical environment of laboratory animals by advising on proper feeding, care and husbandry, environmental enrichment, and transportation of animals
  Ensure that adequate training opportunities are provided for investigators, students, animal care and ancillary staff in animal handling and safety, as well as basic sampling and research methods
  Provide general information and research support service to animal users such as consultation on grant proposals and budgets, development of animal models and design of experiments, appropriate animal numbers, housing and husbandry
Provide input and correction to IACUC policies, or protocols.

Key Responsabilities
Interact extensively with all WesternU researchers on the selection, acquisition and use of research animals and provide educational materials and training for researchers on the use of animals in research
  develop and implement a University strategy for enhancing research productivity, and acquiring external funding for animal research This is part of my job duties. I would take it out
  Work with the Office of Regulatory Affairs to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and institutional laws, regulations, policies and guidelines concerning the animal care program

Key Responsabilities
Assist with USDA, OLAW, IACUC and CDC site visits, audits, and other inspections or reviews as the need arises to ensure the OAR meets or exceeds all regulatory and animal welfare requirements. Our goal is to submit application for AAALAC-accreditation within next 2-3 years.
  Other duties as assigned.

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