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Animal Welfare Officer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Rockville
  • Salary: $90000 - $150000 per annum
  • Job reference: kyrh 717
  • Sector: Clinical, EPM Scientific
  • Date posted: 09/08/2017
Animal Welfare Officer



A leading Life Sciences (Pharmaceutical AND Medical Device) company with International presence is looking for an Animal Welfare Officer to join their rapidly expanding team! This is a newly created full-time, permanent position to support their growth!  



The Animal Welfare Officer will have the following responsibilities:


The Animal Welfare Officer will hold a DVM and oversee the operations and direct the policies of the research animal program(s). They will have experience working with livestock and lab animals and be the primary contact for animal-related issues/misconduct. The Animal Welfare Officer will ensure compliance with relevant state and federal regulations concerning animal care and welfare.
  • Experience working with livestock and lab animals
  • Oversee the operations and direct the policies of the research animal program(s)
  • The primary contact for animal-related issues/misconduct
  • Ensures compliance with relevant state and federal regulations concerning animal care and welfare
 
Requirements:
  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
  • 5+ years industry experience preferred
  • Experience with IACUC, AAALAC and AALAS
  • Excellent communication skills
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