Clinical Veterinarian, Charles River Laboratoires (090424)

Clinical Veterinarian opportunity

Company: Charles River Laboratoires


  • Sherbrooke, 1580 Ida Metivier
  • Laval, hybrid position between the study site and the quarantine site

Job Summary:

As a Clinical Veterinarian for our team, your key responsibilities may include: 

  • Providing optimal medical care, diagnosis, and treatments
  • Collaborate with members of our professional team over a wide range of discipline

  • Provide professional expertise for guidance on procedures and techniques involving animals 
  • Review and optimize animal monitoring and SOPs related to animal care
  • Be a member of our animal ethic committee and lend your expertise to evaluate all procedures performed on animals before studies begin

Key Elements:

 We are looking for the followingminimum qualifications for this role: 

  • Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine
  • Valid OMVQ (Ordre des Médecins Vétérinaires du Québec) licence or immediate eligibility for OMVQ
  • Good teamwork and communication skills

  • Able to work physically (lift up to 20 kg, walk, stand, stoop, etc.)
  • Understanding of written English is mandatory. Bilingualism French and English is preferable. 

Please note that upon being hired, you will have to undergo an annual tuberculosis test at the expense of the company.

Role Specific Information:  

  • Work-life balance: Mostly daytime Monday to Friday. Depending on the needs, you will have to do evening, night, and weekend rotation on call. 
  • Permanent, full-time position as of the hiring

Why Charles River? 

  • Competitive salary and hiring bonus offered, annual bonus based on performance
  • Competitive benefits as of the hiring. We pay up to 85% of premiums (health & dental coverage)  
  • Paid conferences and development training, Annual OMVQ membership reimbursed
  • Access to a doctor and various health professionals via telemedicine
  • 4 weeks’ vacation & 10 sick/personal days per year
  • Many social activities

If you are interested in contributing to the well-being of our communities, not only across the country but around the world, please join us, THIS IS YOUR MOMENT!  

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO) created in 1947. with over 22,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe. At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of more than 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in past 5 years.

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