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Clinical Veterinarian 2022-1877

Clinical Veterinarian

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Category Scientific Support Location : Location
 US-NM-Albuquerque Type Full-time Division Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)


The Clinical Veterinarian is responsible for providing clinical veterinary medical care to a variety of laboratory animal species. Responsibilities include diagnosis and treatment of disease, preventive medicine, oversight of animal health/quarantine monitoring programs, and completion of all other duties and tasks as required or assigned.
The Clinical Veterinarian will also participate in research support covering clinical aspects of the studies, provide guidance on animal model and protocol development, and participate on the IACUC. This position also requires participation in a rotating on-call schedule for after hours, weekend and holiday coverage. 


Requires Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from an AVMA accredited veterinary college or ECFVG foreign equivalency certification, must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in at least one U.S. state and have a minimum of one year of post-graduate clinical experience with laboratory animal species in a biomedical research setting; or an equivalent combination of education and training from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained. Formal postdoctoral training in laboratory animal medicine and/or ACLAM board eligibility or ACLAM board certification is preferred. 
Must have the knowledge and ability to ensure compliance with USDA standards and the Animal Welfare Act, The Guide for the Care & Use of Laboratory Animals, NIH Public Health Service Policy, FDA GLP regulations, DEA Regulations, AAALAC guidelines, and all state, county and city rules and regulations. Candidate must have a demonstrated understanding of research methodology, principles and procedures.  
This position is located on Kirtland Air Force Base and requires a valid Driver's License and proof of insurance as well as successful completion of a background check, post offer physical exam and ability to receive various vaccinations.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

As Lovelace is a Federal Contractor, all applicants offered positions with the Institute are required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to starting employment.


Salary is commensurate with experience.
EEO, including disability/vets

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute Companies are an Equal Opportunity employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. We are committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regarding to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. All applicants and employees are further protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing or discussing the compensation of other applicants or employees. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click here.

For assistance with our application process, including reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities to participate in the application process, please send an email to or call 505-348-9400.