Veterinary Surgical Research Specialist

Kelly Outsourcing Consulting Group Kelly OCG , a managed solution provider and business unit of Kelly Services, Inc., is currently seeking a Veterinary Surgical Research Specialist for a long-term engagement at one of our Global medical device  clients in Cincinnati, Ohio area. This role is a full-time, fully benefitted position. As a Kelly OCG employee you will be eligible for Medical, Dental, 401K and a variety of other benefits to choose from. You will also be eligible for paid time off, including holiday, vacation and sick/personal time.

Salary is based on experience.


  • Attend didactic sessions (i.e., anatomy and fundamentals)
  • Demonstrate proficiency during testing to ensure understanding
  • Attend and execute research labs w/ Proctored evaluation
  • After competency is proven, execute introductory level labs as designated by the Principal Scientist, Preclinical Surgeon.
  • Ability to perform labs independently, both on site and at external sites.
  • Interact with the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.
  • Interact with external regulatory bodies, such as the USDA.


  • A background in animal sciences is preferred
  • Associates degree in a related field is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Advanced degree (D.V.M or V.M.D) or SRS certification highly desirable.
  • Certification as a Surgical Research Specialist through the Academy of Surgical Research is desired or Obtain Certification through the Academy for Surgical Research within 3 years of hire date
  • At least two years of experience in a scientific field or surgical environment.
  • Preferred experience performing surgical procedures or assisting surgical procedures on various animal species.
  • Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch.  Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

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