As a veterinary pathologist he/she will assist the Section Chief in the operation of the anatomical and clinical pathology laboratories in the Department of Comparative Medicine. This includes both direct and indirect management of technical personnel within the section and the fiscal management and planning for each of the respective laboratories. He/she is responsible for providing accurate, high quality anatomical, clinical, and experimental pathology data and analytical data generated in the laboratory. He/she will perform basic research, independent and/or collaborative, that contributes to the knowledge base of the Cancer Center, strengthens translational research activities, and satisfies the goals of the Department.
Candidate must have earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (or equivalent) from an American Veterinary Medical Association-accredited university and be legally qualified to practice veterinary medicine in some state, province, territory, or possession of the Unites States. He/she must be certified or eligible for certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, eligible for USDA accreditation and eligible for state and federal registration to handle controlled substances.
Candidates must have a minimum five years experience as a veterinary pathologist (this would include formal training under the supervision of a Diplomate of the ACVP) in an institution that trains veterinary pathologists as one of its primary functions. He/she must meet institutional requirements for an academic appointment as an Assistant/Associate Professor, and must be recognized by peers as possessing expertise in the field of veterinary pathology and laboratory animal medicine. Please send a curriculum vitae to:
Christian R. Abee, D.V.M., M.S., DACLAM
Doctor R. Lee Clark Professor and Chair
Department of Comparative Medicine
Director, Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research
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