Sanford Research invites applications for the position of Attending Veterinarian to support and oversee aspects of the AAALAC accredited animal care and use program at Sanford Research. Sanford Research is the non-profit research branch of Sanford Health and is located in Sioux Falls, SD.
As Sanford Research’s Veterinarian, you will play a vital role in maintaining the highest veterinary standards achieved by our animal care and use program. In this part-time or full-time position, you will oversee all aspects of veterinary care and clinical support and collaborate with the Animal Resource Center and our Research teams in support of excellent animal care and research. Applicants will report to the institutional official, participate in IACUC meetings, ensure our program is compliant with all applicable regulations, participate in inspections by accreditation and Federal oversight entities, participate in semiannual program and facility inspections, review protocols, provide training, consult with investigators on in-vivo study design and participate in our post approval monitoring program. Full-time applicants with research interests that align with Sanford’s established interdisciplinary research program may also qualify for a faculty appointment at Sanford Research. Part-time applicants will be required to work onsite a minimum of 25 hours per week.
Sanford Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants should submit a single PDF that includes: 1) detailed curriculum vitae or resume, 2) description of your lab animal veterinarian experience, and 3) three letters of recommendation. For applicants that have an established research program, please also submit your future research plans with specific details explaining the relevance and how your research aligns with Sanford’s interdisciplinary research programs. Submit materials via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Sanford Health
Sanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States, is dedicated to the integrated delivery of health care, genomic medicine, senior care and services, global clinics, research and affordable insurance. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization includes 47 medical centers, 2,800 physicians, over 220,000 Sanford Health Plan members, more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations, and World Clinics in 8 countries. Over $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have transformed how Sanford Health improves the human condition.
Applicants will hold a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree, i.e., Veterinary Medical Doctor (VMD), obtained at a school or college of veterinary medicine accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education and licensed or the ability get licensed in South Dakota to practice veterinary medicine. Graduates of veterinary schools that are not AVMA accredited must have Education Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates certification from the AVMA. The successful candidate will have supervisory experience, strong leadership skills, and clinical proficiency with animals in a research setting. Preference given to candidates holding the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) board certification. Applications from women, persons from underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged. At Sanford Research, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
In 2006, what was to become known as Sanford Research became part of Sanford Health, an integrated health care system headquartered in the Dakotas. This transition has placed Sanford Research as a separate 501(c)3 research enterprise within one of the largest health systems in the nation with a presence in 26 states and nine countries.
With a team of more than 250 researchers, Sanford Research supports basic, translational and clinical research in diverse areas including: Pediatrics and Rare Diseases, Cancer Biology & Immunotherapies, Cellular Therapies & Stem Cell Biology, Behavioral Sciences, Diabetes, Genetics & Genomics, Enabling Technologies, and Environmental Influences on Health and Disease.
There are over 30 primary Sanford Research Faculty, approximately 20 labs are performing bench science, along with several physician scientists. Innovation, discovery and passion drive our talented scientists, who are dedicated to finding cures, eradicating disease and improving the lives of people around the world through scientific breakthroughs.
The Animal Resource Center is dedicated to providing the highest level of care possible to animals used in biomedical research and t...eaching.
•Recognize the contribution animals make to expanding our knowledge and improving the human condition.
•Promote an environment of respect and support for animals, researchers and staff.
•Facilitate essential animal research with an emphasis on ethics.
The Animal Resource Center is registered with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The animal facilities are inspected by the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and have been found to be in compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and USDA regulations.
We are proud to report that we are an Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) accredited facility. AAALAC International is a nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of laboratory animals.
Sanford also maintains an Animal Welfare Assurance with the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW), a National Institutes of Health (NIH) agency. This assurance describes the commitment of Sanford Health to comply with the Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and with the NIH Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.