Full & Part-time Jobs in Aquatic Veterinary Medicine
Positions of possible interest to aquatic veterinarians and veterinary technician/nurses
Preparing for a career in aquatic veterinary medicine
- Becoming an Aquatic Veterinarian (general Information about what to expect and how to prepare for an interview)
- An Introduction to Aquatic Veterinary Medicine (video on some procedures & practices a veterinarian may experience in practice)
- Free on-line resume builder (allows you to use templates or design, download and print your own resume)
- Preparing for a Career in Aquatic Animal Medicine (a brief description of education and other requirements for considering a career in aquatic veterinary medicine)
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Current Positions Open (will be removed after the closing date or filled)
Position: Senior Veterinarian
Location: Shed Aquarium, Chicago
Employer: Shed Aquarium
Application Deadline: Not given (received February 21 2020)
Brief Description: Shedd Aquarium is a nonprofit organization dedicated to animal care and welfare, conservation research and public education. Situated on the shore of Lake Michigan, Shedd is home to nearly 32,000 aquatic animals representing more than 1,500 species of fishes, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, birds and mammals from waters around the world.
The Senior Veterinarian establishes and implements a comprehensive medical program, manages clinical medical cases, supports a medical records system, and provides reports on the health of the animal collection. The Senior Veterinarian is a significant member of the clinical team with primary responsibility in direct patient care and service to the remainder of the Animal Care staff. The Senior Veterinarian should bring considerable clinical experience and demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce. Specific experience with Marine Mammals (to include pinnipeds, cetaceans and otters) is highly desired. This position represents the department on aquarium teams and professional associations to assure the high quality of animal care at Shedd Aquarium.
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Position: Product Management Specialist- Aquaculture
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Employer: Syndel Canada
Application Deadline: As of January 17, 2020
Brief Description: The Product Management Specialist is a member of the Product Management Team and will assist with and/or lead in all aspects of Product Management, including but not limited to writing regulatory submissions, routine regulatory reports, product development, quality control and project management. This position is a technical administrative position and involves managing proprietary pharmaceutical files and projects which may include verbal and written communications with US and Canadian regulatory agencies, consultants and strategic partners.
Position: Aquatic Animal Health Fellowship
Location: UC Davis
Employer: UC Davis
Application Deadlline: March 1st 2020
Brief Description: This is a one-year program designed to train post-graduate veterinarians in the field of aquatic animal health. Specifically, this program will train candidates to integrate expertise in aquatic animal medicine into the broader fields of animal, human, and ecosystem health, through experiences from aquaculture, fisheries, public aquaria, companion animal medicine, academia and research. An additional goal of the fellowship program is to increase the diversity of veterinarians involved in aquatic animal medicine. Candidates are encouraged to address this and how their selection will help achieve enhanced diversity.
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Page update January 29, 2020