Veterinarian (m/f/d)

Req ID #:  215352

Sulzfeld, DE, 97633

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.


We are the medium-sized subsidiary of a globally active US corporation and operate as a supplier for biomedical research..

We are looking for you as


Veterinarian (m/f/d)

fulltime (39h/week)

for our site

in 97633 Sulzfeld, Germany


  • You are a member of the team of site veterinarians for laboratory animal husbandry (mice and rats).
  • As one of several animal welfare officers, you monitor compliance with legal regulations regarding animal experiments and husbandry conditions.
  • You are part of the intensive customer advisory service for animal welfare and animal health related matters and contact person for customer inquiries for all veterinary topics.
  • You are an active member of the group-wide network of veterinarians.
  • You will be involved in the implementation or improvement of our biosecurity guidelines.
  • You are decisively involved in the hygiene and genetics monitoring of our breeding stock.
  • You conduct internal training on the topics of animal welfare and animal health.


  • You have completed a degree in veterinay medicine including a doctorate.
  • You have at least 3 years of professional experience in the field of laboratory animal science (ideally with rodents) including officially accepted qualification for the assignment as animal welfare officer.
  • You can work independently, reliably, flexibly and success-oriented.
  • You have a perfect command of the German and English language, both written and spoken.


  • You will work in a team and receive a detailed and supervised induction,
  • a performance-related income,
  • exercise an interesting and responsible activity in a future-oriented and growing company,
  • take part in various company events
  • are entitled to numerous social benefits and allowances (e.g. for childcare, VWL support, etc.).


Then we look forward to receiving your detailed application to:

Charles River Laboratories, Research Models and Services, Germany GmbH

Human Resources, Sandhofer Weg 7, 97633 Sulzfeld, Germany


Phone: +49 9761 406-11 or +49 9761 406-280

About Research Models & Services
Fundamental to basic research and discovery is the use of in vivo models to help identify disease targets and determine potential biological pathways that regulate the condition.  As the world’s leader in the production and distribution of the highest quality research animal, with 1 out of 2 animal models produced for preclinical research globally, we understand the importance of this step. With seven decades of experience, our expertise is unmatched, allowing us to provide you with the perfect model, including disease-specific and preconditioned options, for basic research and beyond.


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased  to $2.62 billion.


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 ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.


Equal Employment Opportunity 


Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet

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