Job Details
TES - Veterinarian
S2200569
Galloway - Main Campus
Temporary - TES
Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (210010)
$100.00 per hour
15 hours per month
10/12/2022

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600-acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences, and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu.

Faculty and Staff are committed to support Stockton University’s commitment to diversity and strong student-centered vision and mission.

Successful candidates will be required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccine status prior to their start date. Religious or Medical waivers may be requested at the time of employment offer.

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

The Attending Veterinarian is a key member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and is responsible for: 1) the well-being and clinical care of vertebrate animals used in research and teaching at Stockton University and 2) oversight of vertebrate animal research and teaching protocols. The Attending Veterinarian’s animal care responsibilities extend to always monitoring and promoting animal well-being both during animal use in research and teaching as well as during all phases of the animal's life. It is expected that the program of veterinary care will uphold the highest standards of care and ethics. Moreover, the veterinarian will have sufficient authority, as provided by the institution, to treat an animal and institute appropriate measures to relieve severe pain or distress, including euthanasia. In fulfilling these duties in an academic environment, the Attending Veterinarian should interact collaboratively with the IACUC, faculty, and staff involved in animal research and teaching when making critical decisions regarding animal health and welfare. The Attending Veterinarian also plays a crucial role in evaluating and providing timely feedback on research and teaching protocols submitted to the IACUC for approval. There must be timely provision of veterinary medical care, and emergency veterinary care must be always available, including after work hours, on weekends, and on holidays.

  • Meet monthly with the IACUC from September-May of each academic year to discuss and review protocols, and to provide input and updates on vertebrate animal welfare in the Stockton University vivarium labs
  • Provide timely feedback and input on protocols during the months of June-August should the need arise
  • The veterinarian will have input in protocol review, the development of study removal criteria, and responsible conduct of research and teaching activities
  • The IACUC, in cooperation with the veterinarian, should be involved in classifying major versus minor surgical procedures
  • Required to help the IACUC chair oversee and complete two semi-annual inspections of the vivarium labs and related areas where vertebrate animals are housed with reports submitted annually to OLAW
  • Board certification in laboratory animal medicine is welcome but not required for this position
  • Other duties assigned
  • Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission
  • Graduation from an accredited College of Veterinary Medicine approved by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) with a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, or completion of the training program administered by the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) of the (AVMA), or the Program for the Assessment of Veterinary Education Equivalence(PAVE) of the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB), or achievement of diplomat status in any (AVMA) specialty board
  • Four (4) years of experience in the field of veterinary medicine or animal disease control, one (1) year of which shall have involved supervisory responsibility or the training and assignment of subordinate staff
  • Experience, training, and expertise necessary to appropriately evaluate the health and well-being of the species used, in the context of the animal use being carried out by the institution
  • Oversight veterinary care program: preventative medicine and health surveillance, medical treatment, establishment of sedation, anesthetic and analgesic guidelines, handling, and immobilization, and other related aspects such as housing and husbandry
  • Provide guidance and oversight to surgery programs and perioperative care. Remain knowledgeable about the latest practices and procedures to ensure that high quality care is provided to animals
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree
Four (4) years
Letter of Interest, Resume

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF.

  1. A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences
  2. A current resume
  3. One recent professional reference (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email Address and Telephone

Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) at https://www.stockton.edu/police/crime-statistics.html. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.