Located at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, VIDO-InterVac is a global leader in vaccine research for both human and animal diseases. VIDO-InterVac offers access to some of the world’s most advanced infrastructure including one the largest high containment facilities (CL3Ag) capable of housing multiple animal species.

VIDO-InterVac is seeking a Clinical Veterinarian for the clinical research group. The group is responsible for the care of all animals used in experimental research in both containment level 2 and 3. The group works closely with scientists to help understand infectious diseases and to develop effective strategies for improving human and animal health.

Representative Duties

  • Supervises research trials and ensures all treatments, clinical monitoring and sampling procedures are correctly performed. Accurately documents results from start to finish of trials.
  • Works with Animal Care Technicians and ensures day-to-day performance and development at established standards.
  • Plans research trials with Animal Care Technicians to meet research goals and timelines.
  • Helps to develop novel animal models in consultation with scientists to support their specific research requirements.
  • Collects tissue samples for laboratory analyses.
  • Assesses gross pathology.
  • Ensures bio-security processes and protocols are consistently applied in the animal care area.
  • Assists Scientists in writing Animal Use Protocols and Standard Operating Procedures for submission to the University Animal Care Committee (UACC) for approval.
  • Provides budget estimates for animal trials.


  • DVM degree with knowledge encompassing multiple species.
  • Must have surgical and clinical skills.
  • Must be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Saskatchewan.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Pathology training would be an asset, as would competency in ultrasound use and interpretation.

How to Apply: Visit www.vido.org/careers/current-opportunities to apply.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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