Primate Veterinarian - Drill Ranch - Nigeria

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Zach Schwenneker

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Mar 11, 2024, 8:57:57 AMMar 11
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Veterinarian Wanted for Primate Sanctuary in Nigeria

 

Drill Ranch is seeking a qualified veterinarian to join our team. We are currently home to 653 drill monkeys, 27 chimpanzees, 29 African Gray parrots, and various endemic species across 2 project sites in Cross River State, Nigeria. The duties of the project veterinarian include, but are not limited to, monitoring the health and well-being of all residents at Drill Ranch, perform routine health checks, preventive and diagnostic medicine, record keeping, and training of a Nigerian Veterinarian.

 

We seek an individual with a strong passion for wildlife and the willingness to go above and beyond to ensure the health and well-being of all Drill Ranch residents. English is a requirement. Experience with primates is preferred but not mandatory. The ability to work within established protocols while also bringing new ideas and knowledge is highly preferred. We seek a minimum commitment of 6 months, preferably 1 year. We are looking for someone to begin as soon as possible.

 

The position will include:

International Flight

Visa Costs

All in-country expenses covered (Transport, Feeding, Lodging, Internet)

Possible stipend depending on qualifications and experience.

By joining our team at Drill Ranch, we offer a unique opportunity to work with some of Africa’s most endangered species living in the last remaining rainforests of Nigeria.

Please send your letter of interest and CV to za...@pandrillus.org

For more information about the project, please contact za...@pandrillus.org or visit our website at www.pandrillus.org

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