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Job Title: Attending Veterinarian – Large Animal Medicine

Location: University Veterinary School, USA


Our University Veterinary School is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Attending Veterinarian to oversee the Large Animal Medicine program. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing high-quality veterinary care to USDA research species and agricultural animals used in teaching, research, and clinical activities at the Veterinary School.


  • Provide primary veterinary care for all USDA research species and agricultural animals housed at the Veterinary School
  • Develop and implement animal care and use protocols that comply with federal regulations and guidelines
  • Collaborate with faculty and researchers to provide veterinary support for research projects involving large animals
  • Provide veterinary oversight for animal import/export and transfer activities
  • Develop and maintain accurate health records for all large animals in the program
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies including the USDA and AAALAC
  • Manage and supervise the large animal veterinary team
  • Oversee and participate in the teaching of veterinary students, interns, and residents
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders including faculty, researchers, and regulatory agencies
  • Provide emergency on-call coverage for large animal medicine


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited institution
  • Board certification in a relevant specialty preferred (e.g. ACVIM, ACVS)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in large animal medicine, with experience in USDA research species and agricultural animals
  • Strong understanding of animal welfare regulations and guidelines, including the USDA Animal Welfare Act and AAALAC guidelines
  • Proven ability to manage a team and develop effective protocols and procedures
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate records and manage a budget
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays
  • Physical ability to lift and move heavy objects and work in outdoor conditions

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits package. The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated and passionate team working towards advancing veterinary education, research, and clinical services.