Wildlife Disease Association



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Open Positions in Wildlife Health or Conservation

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Assistant/associate/full professor (non-tenure track) in Veterinary Pathology: College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University based at  the Mississippi Veterinary Research & Diagnostic Laboratory (MVRDL) in Pearl, MS. Apply as soon as possible.


Head of Veterinary Services: Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. Jersey Zoo, UK. Applications close March 31, 2023


Research Coordinator: Badger Trust. Remote, UK. Part-time, Fixed-Term
Applications close April 22, 2023

Research Scientist 2 (Wildlife Pathologist)Office of Fish & Wildlife Health & Forensics (OFWHF), New Jersey DEP Fish and Wildlife. Applications close April 10, 2023


Emergency pathologist (temporary): California Animal Health and Food Safety Lab System, Davis Branch, UCDavis. Filling a one-year faculty leave of absence with the potential to extend, the candidate will work with staff and faculty pathologists on a wide variety of livestock and wildlife species including chickens, cattle, small ruminants, horses and wild birds. ACVP board-eligible or diplomats are equally welcome. This position is for those with a US work permit only. A May 1 start date is anticipated. Apply as soon as possible to Asli Mete at amete@ucdavis.edu


Regional Fish and Wildlife Health Coordinator:  Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (MAFWA) in collaboration with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Applications close March 27, 2023. Find further details here  and the position description here 


Assistant Professor in Bison Research and Teaching: South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD


Wildlife veterinarian: White Buffalo Inc. Field-based in various locations for 4–8 months of year. Apply as soon as possible.


Scientific Officer: RSPCA Australia, Deakin, Canberra, ACT. Applications close April 3.


Wildlife Care Specialist: Foxloft Vulture Conservancy, Minnesota. Applications close May 1, 2023


Epidemiologist/Researcher 4 in CWD epidemiology: Minnesota Center for Prion Research & Outreach, University of Minnesota. Open until filled.

Associate Zoo Veterinarian: Zoo Miami.  Applications will be accepted until close of business on March 15, 2023 through the Miami-Dade County Website. Resumes sent to ZooHR@miamidade.gov will be accepted through Sunday, March 26, 2023.


Assistant Professor of Biology - Wildlife Disease Ecologist: Florida Atlantic University. Boca Raton.  Review of applications will begin February 28, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled

Bear & Vet Team Director: Animals Asia Foundation, China


Assistant Director - Veterinary Program Operations: Washington National Primate Research Center. Position is based in Arizona. Apply as soon as possible.


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Tenure or Clinical Track) Wildlife Anatomic Pathologist x 1: University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Tenure or Clinical Track) Veterinary Pathologist x 2: University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Parties who apply by March 19, 2023 will be given first consideration.


Head Veterinarians: Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi (CIWY).  Parque Machía, Bolivia. Apply as soon as possible.


Department Chair - Veterinary Population Medicine Department: University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN. Apply as soon as possible.


Primate rehabilitation coordinator – Born to be Wild project Morocco:  Tazekka NP, Africa. Apply as soon as possible.


Senior Director, Small Cats Programme: Panthera. Cape Town, South Africa. Apply as soon as possible.


Senior Director of Veterinary Services: Fresno Chaffe Zoo. Fresno, CA, USA. Apply as soon as possible


Assistant Professor (Clinical  or Tenure Track), Associate Professor (Clinical Track), or Associate Professor (Tenure Track) in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology: Department of Pathobiological Sciences, Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Apply as soon as possible.


Clinical Track Faculty Position in Veterinary Anatomic  Pathology Department of Veterinary Biosciences (VBS), College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), Ohio State University (OSU). Apply as soon as possible.


One Health Research Coordinator, Urban Wildlife Institute: Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago Illinois. Apply as soon as possible.


Director - Lion Programme: Panthera. Cape Town, South Africa. Apply as soon as possible.


Wildlife Rehabilitation Supervisor: The Wildlife Center of Virginia, Waynesboro, VA


Zoo Veterinarian: Granby Zoo: This is a temporary replacement position for one year, 40 hrs/week.


Anatomic Pathologist, Assistant/Associate Professor - Academic Clinician: University of Pennsylvania: School of Veterinary Medicine - Pathobiology


Wildlife Veterinarian & Operations Manager - National Wildlife Centre - Canada


Medical and Research Director - Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Sanibel, Florida, USA.