Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer

Employer
National Institutes of Health / National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Location
Bethesda, Maryland (US)
Salary
Salary will be based on qualifications and experience, in the range of $148,484 and $176,300.
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022

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Sector
Veterinary Medicine
Contract Type
Employee
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Government
Jobseeker Type
Professional
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Vaccine Research Center

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

NIAID’s Vaccine Research Center (VRC) is recruiting for a senior scientist to oversee preclinical research activities, investigate novel vaccine delivery methods, and serve as the head of the Translational Research Program (TRP). The successful candidate will assist VRC investigators in designing, implementing, and analyzing experiments in a variety of animal models.

 

The VRC's mission is to discover and develop effective vaccines and biologics for infectious diseases of global public health importance. Through the combination of basic, translational, and applied research in immunology, virology, disease pathogenesis, molecular biology, structural biology, and clinical investigation, along with strong capabilities in regulatory science and clinical material manufacture, VRC advances novel technologies from the laboratory to the clinic in a safe and compliant manner.

 

Due to the dual research support and animal medicine functions of the position, VRC is seeking candidates with prior experience in virology, immunology, or a related scientific field, to include investigator roles on research studies, experience in oversight or management of breeding programs, and a doctorate in veterinary medicine. The position supports a broad spectrum of scientific research and includes veterinary and business management skills encompassing laboratory animal medicine research; animal program management; and developing, managing, and executing in vivo animal research contracts for VRC, financial oversight, and contract administration. The candidate will plan, manage, and help analyze data from animal studies evaluating immunogenicity and efficacy of vaccine candidates or other biomedical interventions. Experience in financial oversight of a large program is required. 

 

The ideal candidate will have experience in vaccine development research, relevant pre-clinical animal models, nonhuman primate studies, Animal Biosafety Level 3 (ABSL-3) animal studies, and good laboratory practices (GLP) animal studies, and will have a record of peer-reviewed publication. The successful candidate will have 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 Council on Education (AVMA), and possess a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice veterinary medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States that includes successful completion of the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) or its predecessors, the National Board Examination (NBE) and the Clinical Competency Test (CTC).

 

Salary will be based on qualifications and experience, in the range of $148,484 and $176,300. Visit the vacancy announcement below for information about the required qualifications for this position and how to apply.

 

To Apply

Visit www.USAJobs.gov and access vacancy announcement number NIH-NIAID-DH-23-11627992 beginning on November 8, 2022. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on November 17, 2022. Please include in your curriculum vitae (CV) a description of mentoring and outreach activities in which you have been involved, especially those involving women and persons from racial/ethnic or other groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research.

 

Visit NIAID Careers for more information about NIAID and how you can join this exciting and dynamic research organization.

 

 HHS, NIH, and NIAID are equal opportunity employers.

 

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