Assistant/Associate Professor of Laboratory Animal Medicine (Job F#253) – HigherEdJobs

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Department: Pathobiology/College of Veterinary Medicine

Status: Full-time

Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President’s commitment to
Tuskegee University becoming “One Tuskegee”, the ideal Assistant/Associate Professor of Laboratory Animal Medicine
will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

  • Candidate must develop a syllabus and teach the
    core course, Avian, Exotics and Laboratory Animal Diseases to DVM students.
  • Serve as an attending veterinarian and member of the
    Tuskegee University Animal Care and Use Committee.
  • Possess or secure within one year of employment, the “Alabama Veterinary Medicine
    and Surgery License”.
  • Maintain and renew the University’s Animal Welfare Act registration number every three years; must prepare
    Annual Report of Research Facility (APHIS Form 7023 and 7023A) every year and submit to the agency.
  • Develop “Animal Welfare
    Assurance” document of Public Health Service (PHS) policy for Humane and Use of Laboratory Animals every four or five years, and maintain
    ‘Animal Welfare Assurance Number’ in the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW).
  • Prepare Annual Report to the Office of
    Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) every year and submit to the agency.
  • Conduct research, either independently or collaboratively,
    apply for external grant funding and guide graduate and/or professional student research.
  • Further develop the Central Laboratory
    Animal Facility.
  • Manage the Comparative Medicine Resource Center (CMRC) “Budget” to include managing the salary of four animal
    technicians and one Administrative Assistant; purchase animal supplies and CMRC office maintenance supplies; maintain CMRC vehicle and dog


  • The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent degree, Laboratory Animal
    Medicine Residency certificate, and American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) board eligibility is required. Preference will be
    given to those candidates possessing the PhD in a related discipline and ACLAM Diplomate status.
  • Candidate must have demonstrated
    research experience and show evidence of technical skills related to bio-instrumentation and record keeping

    Successful candidate
    must have demonstrated teaching experience and at least two years of federal regulatory experience in a School or College of Veterinary
    Medicine or pertinent agency


Commensurate with education, training and experience

Additional Position Information:

  • Does this position require weekend and after work hours’
    job responsibilities? No
  • Does this position require travel? NO
  • Is this position funded through restricted outside funding?
  • If this is a temporary position, what is the end date of the position? No

**The statements contained in this job
announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill
typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees,
must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) letters of recommendation (with detailed
contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the
minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the
right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be
considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Human Resources Department


101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

Email Address:

Equal Employment Opportunity

Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within
three (3) business days of employment.

Must be able to pass a background check.