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DLAR Lab Animal Veterinarian

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title DLAR Lab Animal Veterinarian
Requisition Number RE34646
Working Title
Department Name 40832:Laboratory Animal Resources
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 50
Salary Range $80,038-136,053/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience
1 yr
Required License/Registration/Certification
Obtain KY Veterinary License within six months of hire.
Physical Requirements
The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 30lbs; standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs; regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with regular repetitive motions (such as typing); utilizing mouse, keyboard, and phone for portions of the day. Ability to travel to various locations on and off-campus for meetings and to provide service.

Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm (40+ hours per week)
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky believes that the ethical and humane use of animals for research, teaching and testing is essential for the advancement of science and the discovery of treatments and cures for diseases in humans and animals alike. The Division of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR) is a support unit for animal-based research at UK and provides the best possible veterinary and humane care for the laboratory animal species used by researchers at UK. The DLAR Lab Animal Veterinarian will provide clinical care for DLAR operations. The Lab Animal Veterinarian
will work with senior clinical veterinarians to address emerging needs and help ensure that investigators, animal care, and supervisor staff maintain appropriate standards for animal care and welfare.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered).
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience with laboratory animal species preferred.
Deadline to Apply 06/26/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2022-06-22 Expires: 2022-07-22

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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