The Department of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation (PDI) and the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at Michigan State University (MSU) invite applications for a position in anatomic pathology that is designed to enhance service, education, and research in clinical and diagnostic areas. The appointment will be in the Health Programs (HP) Faculty System (clinical track). Applicants must have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree. Board eligibility or certification by the American or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP or ECVP) is strongly desired. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required. A PhD or MS is highly desirable. Applicants interested in appointment in the HP system are expected to support the research missions of the college through any of MSU's exciting opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research.
The successful applicant must have a strong interest in diagnostic service and teaching of veterinary students. A strong commitment to providing outstanding diagnostic service for colleagues within the VMC as well as for private veterinary practitioners and clients who submit diagnostic material through the VDL is required. Position responsibilities will include participating in necropsy and biopsy pathology diagnostic services while training DVM students and pathology residents. An interest in a field of diagnostic pathology is preferred. Leadership in teaching veterinary students in the professional DVM curriculum would be expected. The successful candidate will participate in advising, mentoring, and instruction of pathology residents.
The MSU CVM is a major referral center for companion animals and horses as well as for livestock, laboratory, zoo, and wildlife species. It has outstanding veterinary medical professionals and facilities, and it offers an excellent environment for professional growth and advancement in anatomic pathology. The VDL, one of the country's premier veterinary diagnostic laboratories, provides full-service laboratory support to the MSU Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) as well as to national and international clients.
To apply, go to: https://jobs.msu.edu referencing posting number 687188. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae along with the names and contact information for three professional references who will be asked to evaluate the candidate's research experience and potential, diagnostic acumen, interpersonal and communication skills, and teaching attributes. Candidates must also include a letter of intent specifying their diagnostic and teaching qualifications, professional experience, and career goals.
Salary and rank is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Informal inquiries to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Scott Fitzgerald, are welcome (email@example.com). Review of applications will be initiated as of 22 January 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Michigan State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educator. Women and individuals from under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and rank is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Internal Number: 687188
About Michigan State University
The Department of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation is addressing contemporary and emerging issues in human and animal health by advancing knowledge in biomedical sciences, leading the continued development of diagnostic methods that meet ever-evolving needs, and providing exceptional professional training in the diverse and multi-disciplinary fields of pathobiology.