The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) is located 12 miles west of the OHSU main campus, and sits on 162 acres of land featuring forested areas, research and administration buildings, indoor and outdoor animal housing, a pond, and 2-mile perimeter walking path. Our mission is to improve human health and the quality of life through the support of nonhuman primate research programs that advance our knowledge of the causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of debilitating diseases.
The Colony veterinarian provides veterinary clinical and preventative care within the Resources & Logistics Unit of the Division of Comparative Medicine. The position assures/provides preventive medical care and clinical care of approximately 5,000 non-human primates at the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC), and assists with breeding colony management and animal resource planning for the campus.
Duties include, but are not limited to, veterinary preventative medicine and health surveillance, medical protocol development and review, provision of USDA health certificates, and assistance with management of colony breeding programs. As part of the Resources & Logistics unit, ensures facility compliance with NIH guidelines and Animal Welfare regulations. This position will additionally support projects within the Resources and Logistics unit regarding colony health and management. Additional responsibilities include acting as a resource of nonhuman primate medicine through the publication and participation in teaching and presentation in local and national settings.
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter, CV/resume and references.