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Director of Contract Research

About this Job:

Objective: To provide outstanding veterinary care and service to the patients and clients of Pipestone Veterinary Services.

Reporting: The Director on Contract Research performs under the guidance and supervision of the Managing Veterinarian of Pipestone Veterinary Services of Pipestone


  • BSL2 Research Facility Oversight including but not limited to scheduling, operations, and regulatory compliance
  • Contract Research Trial Execution including animal procurement, data collection, Data QA, Sponsor Liaison
  • Compliance with all appropriate regulatory requirements for trial execution
  • Supervise research technicians and animal care staff
  • Research Trial Design
  • Contract research trial origination
  • Develop and maintain relationships with contract research customers


  1. Possess a broad base of knowledge and skills requisite for the practice of veterinary medicine.
  2. Keep abreast of industry developments and apply best practices to areas of improvement
  3. Demonstrate a scientific approach that is accompanied by ethical and professional attitudes, behaviors and moral principles that are consistent with Pipestone core values
  4. Develop and implement standard operating procedures to ensure profitability and high quality care for our clients.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization.
  6. Control resources and utilize assets to achieve qualitative and quantitative targets.

Education: Must possess a DVM with license in MN, SD, and IA

Experience: Prior experience in swine research industry, Contract Research Experience is preferred

How to apply:

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For questions please call 507-825-2532 or 866-918-7378.