Clinical Veterinarian NHPs

Location : Location US-TX-Alice
ID 2024-4659
Animal Care
Full Time - Permanent


The Clinical Veterinarian provides veterinary health care for laboratory animals (NHPs), advice regarding the care and maintenance of laboratory animals, and training for technicians. This responsibility extends to promoting animal well-being at all times and during all phases of the animal's life as well as the compliance monitoring, quality management and safety of the animal models.




  • Developing and maintaining knowledge and expertise in laboratory animal science and other relevant specialist disciplines through unsupervised study, the reading of scientific publications and attendance at scientific meetings and courses. 
  • Assuring timely and accurate reporting of animal health, behaviour and wellbeing issues to the Attending Veterinarian (AV) and between the Institutional Official (IO) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). 
  • Providing veterinary guidance to animal caretakers, managers, scientists and other stakeholders on the implementation of the three Rs. 
  • Engendering and supporting a "Culture of Care" while promoting and demonstrating professional standards. 
  • Providing veterinary clinical services including herd health, biosecurity practices, acclimation, conditioning, sanitation practices, pest control program, adventitious organism prevention, detection, containment and eradication, as well as surgery, anaesthesia and analgesia as needed. 
  • Providing veterinary expertise and guidance for customers and other stakeholders regarding animal transportation, procurement, nutrition, necropsy, behaviour, drug storage, preventative medicine, and animal health and welfare. 
  • Providing expertise and practical guidance with regard to animal health monitoring programs. 
  • Providing continuous coverage for the site including after-hours/weekend/holiday emergency veterinary care on a rotating basis. 
  • Contributing veterinary scientific expertise as needed for education and training programs for animal care employees, supervisors, managers and other stakeholders. 
  • Providing veterinary oversite, expertise and coverage as indicated for the surgical facilities, including developing new surgical models as well as providing guidance on current best practices in surgical procedures and anaesthesia as assigned. 
  • Providing input regarding maintaining relevant local, state and federal veterinary and animal-related regulatory compliance. 
  • Participating in IACUC meetings as required. 
  • Providing veterinary support to other sites upon request.
  • Promoting and complying with quality procedures as well as health and safety procedures. 
  • Fulfilling any other assigned duties that may be required.


  • Veterinary degree
  • Maintaining state veterinary licensure, DEA and federal accreditation (category 2) through continuing education credits 
  • Sufficient time in private practice or laboratory animal medicine to gain competency in veterinary herd health, clinical medicine and surgery skills 
  • Experience carrying out audits or inspections preferred 
  • ACLAM diplomat or other specialty board certification eligible
  • Animal production, surgery, anaesthesia or other related further experience or qualification in the veterinary field

*This position could be offered at different levels for candidates who qualify with a combination of advanced levels of education and/or years of experience.  The salary range will adjust along with the level of the role to match the person’s relevant experience and/or education level.


Inotiv is a growing contemporary drug discovery and development company where we “Play to Win” in an industry rich with opportunity.  Together, we face challenges and together we win in the delivery of world-class drug discovery and development solutions that impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.  There’s an opportunity for everyone at all phases of a career, each individual’s unique skill set has an impact on the work we conduct. If you have the talent and desire to impact the quality of people’s lives, we have the career opportunities to make it happen.  Join us in embracing research and science to impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.


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Salary will be commensurate with experience and responsibilities. Benefits include health and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, paid time off, paid parental leave, 401K, and more!


Inotiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.




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