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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Research/Clinical Veterinarian in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Research/Clinical Veterinarian

  • Job Number: 20674

  • Functional Area: Research - Other

  • Department: Division of Comparative Medicine

  • School Area: VP Research

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Job Description

    RESEARCH/CLINICAL VETERINARIAN, Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM) (2 positions), to provide veterinary support and oversight for a variety of species and be actively involved in training the next generation of comparative medicine professionals. DCM ( serves as the primary resource for the care, development, and refinement of animal models within the MIT community. It is tasked with the care of a wide variety of species, including mice, rats, guinea pigs, rabbits, swine, zebrafish, zebra finches, tree shrews, marmosets, and macaques, and includes transgenic (mouse and nonhuman primate) and germ-free facilities. Will join twelve other veterinarians providing the very best in animal care and collaborative research support; become an integral part of an established comparative medicine training program for veterinarians and veterinary students in research, laboratory animal medicine and comparative pathology; and have an opportunity for collaborative and/or independent research. Responsibilities include providing broad veterinary clinical and surgical support; active involvement in animal model development and refinement; training and mentoring postdoctoral fellows/veterinary technicians/research technicians/research staff; participating as a teacher/mentor in an established postdoctoral training program in laboratory animal medicine and research; and contributing to regulatory oversight.

    Job Requirements

    REQUIRED: DVM, VMD, or equivalent veterinary degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary school or from an AVMA-listed veterinary school with ECFVG (Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates) certification; license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state; and ability to work effectively as part of a team. PREFERRED: formal training in comparative medicine with diplomate status in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine or European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine or at least two years’ experience practicing/training in veterinary medicine in a research setting. Job #20674 Salary range: $130,000 - 160,000 8/17/23