OLAW invites applicants for the position of Veterinary Medical Officer in the Division of Compliance Oversight in Bethesda, MD. The focus of this position is to facilitate compliance with laboratory animal welfare requirements of the Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (Policy) and to provide expert consultation on laboratory animal welfare in the negotiation of Animal Welfare Assurances with research institutions.
OLAW provides guidance and interpretation of the PHS Policy, supports educational programs, and monitors compliance with the Policy by assured institutions and PHS funding components to ensure the humane care and use of animals in PHS-supported research, testing, and training, thereby contributing to the quality of PHS-supported activities.For information about the duties and responsibilities of this position, salary and benefits, qualifications, and how to apply, see job announcement number NIH-OD-DH-15-1449020 at www.USAJOBS.gov. Applications accepted July 16-21, 2015. For questions about the announcement, email Amanda J. Clatterbaugh at CLATTERBAUGHAJ@MAIL.NIH.GOV and reference the announcement number. HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers.