The Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine (ULAM), University of Michigan Medical School has an open faculty position for an academically-oriented clinical veterinarian. The successful candidate must have a DVM/VMD degree, advanced training in the veterinary specialty of laboratory animal medicine, be ACLAM board-certified or meet requirements for the ACLAM certification examination, and be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state. The candidate must have evidence of productivity in research and excellent teaching, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Provision of clinical and surgical support and coordination of health programs for research animals.
Review of animal use applications.
Teaching and mentorship of veterinary residents in the clinical training program.
Participation in collaborative research efforts with University faculty.
The current ULAM clinical faculty consists of fifteen members; 11 clinical faculty veterinarians, 4 pathologists. Together they conduct a vigorous clinical, educational, research and service program that extends campus-wide. Areas of research emphasis within the Unit include host-pathogen interactions (microbial pathogenesis and host response to infection), venous endothelial dysfunction, refinement and enrichment effects on experimental variables, analgesic and anesthetic efficacy, and clinical laboratory animal medicine and science. Additionally, ULAM has a long history of training veterinary residents in laboratory animal medicine and biomedical research. ULAM has been a leader in laboratory animal medicine and comparative medical research since 1962, and has trained a significant portion of ACLAM Diplomates.
The University of Michigan is ranked nationally in the top ten medical schools for NIH extramural support. It is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a culturally rich university community. Animal facilities total more than 200,000 square feet in 27 buildings on greater than 32 acres. Research is conducted over a diverse range of scientific areas including medicine, engineering, basic science, and bioinformatics. All five classes of vertebrates are represented in our daily census of over 230,000 animals.
Send cover letter, curriculum vitae and names of at least three references by September 30, 2019
The University of Michigan is an AA/EOE.
About University of Michigan Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine
The UMMS, a large biomedical research institution, is ranked nationally in the top six medical schools for NIH extramural support. It is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a culturally and scenically rich university community. Animal facilities total more than 240,000 gross square feet in over 38 buildings and greater than 32 acres. Research is conducted over a diverse range of scientific areas including medicine, engineering, basic science, and bioinformatics. All five classes of vertebrates are represented in our daily census of over 230,000 animals.