Chief Executive Officer, AAALAC International

Deadline 30 June 2023

AAALAC International seeks to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The role of CEO is a full-time position, reporting to the Chair of the Board of Directors. This is a site-based position, requiring working in-person in international locations. The applicant should be familiar with the role of AAALAC International as an accrediting body and with the issues of the care and use of animals in research, testing, and education. A veterinary medical degree or advanced degree in the life sciences is required. The projected start date is 30 September 2023 and, optimally, the incoming CEO will be available for orientation to the duties and responsibilities of the role beginning on 15 September 2023.

AAALAC International is a nonprofit organization that works to improve the welfare of animals in science and education through the accreditation of organizations meeting high standards of humane and responsible animal care and use. AAALAC offers the only international accreditation specifically for animal research and education programs. Currently approximately 1,100 programs in 50 countries/regions worldwide have earned AAALAC International accreditation, demonstrating their commitment to responsible animal care and use.

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