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Veterinary Clinical Pathologist Assistant/Associate/Professor


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Please apply online at http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/1570. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2016 and continue until a candidate is recommended for appointment. Applicants should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, letter of intent summarizing career goals and current research activities, and names and email information for three references. Please direct inquiries to the search committee chair: Dr. Paul Walz, Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn, AL 36849-5540. Telephone: 334-844-4951. Email: walzpau@auburn.edu. Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Veterinary Clinical Pathologist Assistant/Associate/Professor
Posting Number P0622F

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the clinical pathology service, train residents and graduate students, teach in the professional curriculum and contribute to the research mission of the College.

The duties of this position will be divided between diagnostic service in the Veterinary Clinical Pathology Laboratory, didactic and laboratory instruction, and pursuit of research and/or other scholarly activities. The Clinical Pathology Section includes several clinical pathologists and has a strong residency training program. The section strives to provide excellent diagnostic service and the laboratory is located within the small animal teaching hospital, facilitating open communication with clinicians and veterinary students. Diagnostic samples are submitted for evaluation from both the large and small animal teaching hospitals, outside veterinarians, the raptor center and a variety of researchers. Other diagnostic services within the Department of Pathobiology include anatomic pathology, parasitology, microbiology, virology/serology, and molecular diagnostics. University core facilities support advanced microscopy and imaging, laser microdissection, multispectral imaging, and flow cytometry-FACS. Departmental research programs exist in aquatic pathobiology, molecular virology and bacteriology, molecular diagnostics, food safety, pathogen detection, basic and applied immunology, parasitology, platelet pathophysiology, molecular genetics, oncology, pathogenetic mechanisms of infectious diseases, embryo-pathogen interactions, epidemiology, poultry pathology and neuropathology. Additional opportunities for teaching and research collaboration are available within the College of Veterinary Medicine and with faculty from across Auburn University (including the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, College of Science and Mathematics, and Harrison School of Pharmacy).

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include D.V.M. degree (or equivalent) and diplomate status in clinical pathology in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (or equivalent board certification).

Desired Qualifications

An advanced degree (M.S., Ph.D.), excellence in didactic classroom or small group instruction, excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, and evidence of scholarship in pathology or an allied discipline are highly desirable.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please apply online at http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/1570. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2016 and continue until a candidate is recommended for appointment. Applicants should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, letter of intent summarizing career goals and current research activities, and names and email information for three references. Please direct inquiries to the search committee chair: Dr. Paul Walz, Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn, AL 36849-5540. Telephone: 334-844-4951. Email: walzpau@auburn.edu.

Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
References required for this position? Yes
If yes, minimum number requested 3

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  3. Transcripts
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research and/or Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Rec1 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  2. Letter of Rec2 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  3. Letter of Rec3 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  4. Other Documentation