The Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO seeks an ACVP-certified or -eligible veterinary clinical pathologist for a clinical-track Assistant or Associate Professor position. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience, qualifications and career aspirations. The VMDL is the only full-service veterinary diagnostic laboratory accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians in the state of Missouri. The VMDL is a Level I Lab of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network and Tier I Lab of FDA Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network (Vet-LIRN). The VMDL is composed of eight diagnostic service sections: anatomic pathology, avian pathology, bacteriology, clinical pathology, histopathology, molecular biology, serology and toxicology. The Clinical Pathology section has three full-time pathologists.
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, FTE: 1.0
Term of appointment: 12 months
Home Department: Veterinary Pathobiology/Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
1). Diagnostic service and teaching: 0.8 – 0.9 FTE. The primary responsibilities of the position will include participation in teaching (veterinary students and residents) and diagnostic service.
2). Research: 0.1 – 0.2 FTE. Publishing and other scholarly activities are expected and these activities may relate to teaching, diagnostic duties, or collaborative/independent investigations.
Candidate must possess a DVM or equivalent, ACVP board certification or eligibility in clinical pathology and a commitment to the three-fold academic missions of service, teaching and research. An MS or PhD degree or having an established scholarly record is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced degree and ACVP board certification. Great communication and interpersonal skills are required. Team spirit is expected.
Candidates for an associate professor appointment should have appropriate experiences, a record of excellence in clinical pathology teaching and diagnostics and a documented record of scholarship.
Interested individuals should submit a letter stating career goals and current expertise, a curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references.
Screening and review of applications shall begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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