Veterinarian

Updated: October 5, 2017
Job ID: 213287
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: San Antonio, TX, United States

Come Work at HJF!

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) is looking for a Veterinarian to support research and program objectives at the Naval Medical Research Unit ‐ San Antonio (NAMRU‐SA). HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to NAMRU-SA at Fort Sam Houston, TX.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Develop and conduct protocol-driven scientific research addressing various aspects of military medicine, including, but not limited to: hemorrhage and resuscitation, immunomodulation, biomedical systems, and bioassay development.
  • Provide support for writing protocol-driven research proposal, animal use protocol, , technical report, final reports, and peer-reviewed manuscripts.
  • Evaluate data sets (provided by the government and collected by the contractor).
  • Develop presentation materials, research Standard Operating Procedures, and present findings at technical and professional meetings.
  • Perform study procedures in accordance with IACUC and animal use regulations.
  • Set-up experimental equipment and ensure study staff are trained for experimental procedures in accordance with approved animal use protocols.
  • Provide support in development of establishment of in vivo and in vitro model systems, data acquisition, and data analysis.
  • Serve as an advisor to contract personnel.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:

  • A Veterinarian degree (DVM/VMD) from an AVMA accredited school and licensed to practice veterinarian medicine in the state of Texas.  ACLAM or ACZM board certification or eligibility.

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.

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