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Parsons Corporation Veterinarian in San Antonio, Texas

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San Antonio, TX

Parsons is seeking a Veterinarian to support Naval Medical Research Unit – San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) and its collaborating institutions in the conduct of research in Combat Casualty Care and Operational Medicine, Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine, and Directed Energy. NAMRU-SA’s mission is to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of DoD personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operations.

The Veterinary Sciences Department (VSD) Veterinarian will work in parallel with staff researchers to provide expertise and work for Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) approved research studies. The Veterinarian will serve as an advocate for subject welfare and mentor junior Veterinarian Technicians.


Provide subject matter expertise (SME) work for research projects involving animal models.

Provide support for writing protocol-focused research proposals, animal use protocols, technical reports, final reports, and peer-reviewed manuscripts.

Ensure study procedures are in accordance with IACUC and animal use regulations, proper set-up of experimental equipment, and study staff are trained for experimental procedures.

Evaluate health status of subjects and serve as advocate for subject welfare.

Promote animal husbandry by providing animal care suggestions.

Provide on-call assistance during protocols, typically by phone.

Provide support in development of in vivo and in vitro model systems, data acquisition, and data analysis.

Develop presentation materials, research Standard Operating Procedures, and present findings at technical and professional meetings.

Develop and maintain knowledge of standards of veterinary care in relation to relevant research models being utilized.

Conducts and supports surgical procedure, operating room maintenance, animal disease prevention and health surveillance, appropriate animal housing, and record keeping.

Manage laboratory and contract personnel associated with large and small animal husbandry.


Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine (DVM) with at least three (3) years of experience.

Ability to use sound judgment in problem solving and excellent interpersonal and communications skills required.

Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.


Experience with animal model research.

Preferred experience within a military/DoD research setting.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

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