Research Oversight Veterinarian

Clearance Level
Fort Detrick, Maryland

REQ#: RQ93133

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is seeking an ACLAM-certified Veterinarian to provide expert, headquarters-level review of all translational research protocols conducted by intramural and extramural labs funded by the US Army. The role includes:

  • Conduct final, independent expert review of animal use protocols to ensure compliance with federal and DOD regulations and guidelines. Evaluate protocols to determine appropriate IACUC review, adherence to requirements, and to ensure that pain and distress issues are adequately addressed. Ensure the use of animals is scientifically justified, appropriately documented, and performed in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines.
  • Regularly interact with contracting personnel to discuss proposal/protocol status, review challenges, and to obtain or provide information on status and other animal use related issues.
  • Utilize Electronic Grants System (EGS) as applicable to conduct protocol review and processing.
  • Review lifecycle actions, including amendments, adverse event reports, noncompliance issues, etc., to ensure that all issues pertaining to animal care and use procedures are appropriately addressed.


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from an Accredited College of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Board Certification in Lab Animal Medicine (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine or equivalent)
  • Prior experience serving on an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) or otherwise conducting animal protocol review at an advanced level.
  • Experience in regulatory oversight or compliance monitoring related to laboratory animal programs with a strong understanding of current regulations pertaining to the use of animals in research, development, testing, and evaluation and training.
  • Analytical, logical thought process and meticulous attention to detail as well as the ability to translate skills and knowledge to others is a must.
  • This individual must be a subject matter expert in the area of animal care and use programs, facilities, and regulations. He or she will be expected to serve as an information resource for ACURO staff, Investigators, and subordinate laboratory staff members. In depth knowledge of laboratory animal science is essential for the position.
  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a favorable NACI T1 security investigation.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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