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Iowa State University Clinical Veterinarian in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:Clinical Veterinarian

Job Group:Professional & Scientific

Required Minimum Quals:Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent and 5 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:Experience in laboratory animal medicine.Experience developing and delivering training.Experience with a variety of laboratory species including livestock, poultry, wildlife, and exotic animals.Hold an Iowa Veterinarian License and NVAP accreditation or the ability to obtain.

Job Description:

Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) Veterinary Services Unit at Iowa State University is currently accepting applications for a Clinical Veterinarian, reporting to the LAR Veterinary Specialist. Responsibilities of this position include providing veterinary care for teaching and research animals; training faculty and staff; reviewing proposed courses and research projects involving animals; performing experimental procedures; and oversight of projects in progress.

The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of animal welfare regulations and the ability to apply the regulations and explain them to faculty, staff and students; a strong clinical background and ability to apply principles and skills to a variety of species including, but not limited to, livestock, poultry, wildlife, and exotics; and be capable of designing appropriate housing and enrichment techniques for animals housed in a laboratory setting. The candidate should possess excellent oral and written communication skills; be self-motivated, self-reliant, goal oriented; and work well with a diverse group of individuals.

Candidates must have access to their own transportation to reach all of the Laboratory Animal Resources animal facilities which are spread out across central campus, the College of Veterinary Medicine complex, and satellite sites outside of the Ames city limits.

Appointment Type:Regular

Number of Months Employed Per Year:

Time Type:Full time

Pay Rate Type:Salary

Pay Grade:PS812

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter3) Contact Information for Three ReferencesIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date:October 12, 2020

Posting Close Date:

Job Requisition Number:R3377

Iowa State University ( is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community ( .

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.

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