Stony Brook University Clinical Veterinarian in Stony Brook, New York

Clinical Veterinarian


Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume)

DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) or equivalent degree from an AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)-accredited institution and licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the U.S. One (1) year of experience in a laboratory animal facility and/or clinical practice.

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional years of experience in a laboratory animal facility and/or clinical practice. American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) board certification or eligibility. Experience serving on animal facility regulatory committees (IACUC, IBC). Supervisory experience.

Brief Description of Duties:

A Clinical Veterinarian provides veterinary care for a wide variety of species of animals used in biomedical research programs.

Clinical Responsibilities: Clinical responsibility for a wide variety of species of animals used in a biomedical research program. General duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of naturally occurring and experimental induced diseases of laboratory animals..

  • Participation in health surveillance, environmental enrichment and preventative medicine programs.

  • Consultation with investigators regarding appropriate animal models, anesthesia, analgesia and euthanasia.

  • Routine veterinary rounds with an emphasis on monitoring transgenic, SCID, knockout and athymic mouse colonies.

  • Perform euthanasia, routine gross necropsy, sample collections and microscopic evaluations.

  • Clinical duty including the provision of holiday, weekend and night emergency on-call duty.


  • Perform and oversee pre-anesthesia, anesthesia and anesthesia monitoring of large and small animal species.

  • Develop surgical animal models.

  • Perform experimental surgery, on request, and emergency surgery, as needed.

  • Perform and/or monitor post procedural care of large and small animal species.

Management of Veterinary Core Facilities/Services:

  • Special Veterinary Technical Services.

  • Consult with investigators regarding scope of services needed.

  • Coordinate provision of all existing services (including: blood collection, antibody production and animal identification) and institute new services as needed.

  • Oversee recharge mechanism for services.


  • Oversee a web-based training program for research investigators.

  • Provide monthly orientation session for new animal users.

  • Provide didactic and hands-on instruction for DLAR technical staff, veterinary technicians and research staff members.


  • Pre-review animal care and use protocols prior to submission to the IACUC.

  • Consult with investigators regarding animal models, anesthetics, analgesics, procedures, and euthanasia techniques.

  • Serve as a voting member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee including protocol review, biannual facility site inspections, laboratory site inspections, program review and assessment of IACUC protocol compliance.

Contract Projects:

  • Coordinate all veterinary and regulatory aspects of contract projects, in conjunction with the Director.

  • Assure conformance to GLP standards if applicable.


  • Supervise veterinary technician staff members including: recruitment, performance evaluations, work assignments, merit increases and disciplinary actions.


  • Collaborative research in the field of laboratory animal medicine or other health science related fields is available and encouraged.

Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

Special Notes:

This is a full time appointment.FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

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About Stony Brook:

Long Island’s premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the six Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children’s, with more than 160 pediatric specialists, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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Job Field: Laboratory

Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook

Official Job Title: University Instructional Specialist

Department/Hiring Area: Division of Laboratory Animal Resources

Stony Brook University

Schedule: Full-time

Pass Days: Day Shift

Posting Start Date: Oct 8, 2018

Posting End Date: Oct 22, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Salary: $95,000-$110,000 / Annual @ 1.0 FTE.

Salary Grade: SL5

Req ID: 1702023