College of Veterinary Medicine: Clinical Instructor - Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (F1700146)

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Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Clinical Instructor in Anatomic Pathology

The University of Illinois' College of Veterinary Medicine's Zoological Pathology Program (ZPP) based in Chicago invites applications for a full-time, 12-month appointment, Instructor. ZPP consists of 5 faculty members all of whom are ACVP Diplomates, 3 residents in anatomic pathology, 1 graduate (Ph.D.) student, 1 technician and an administrative assistant. ZPP provides comprehensive diagnostic services to three Chicago zoological institutions (Chicago Zoological Society's Brookfield Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo and the Shedd Aquarium) as well as local, national and international wildlife agencies and conservation organizations. ZPP faculty deliver core and elective courses within the second and fourth year of the professional curriculum and at the graduate level. ZPP also has a molecular diagnostic and research laboratory.

Professional opportunities: We are seeking a candidate who is a strong team player and interested in utilizing and developing his/her clinical and teaching skills in a collaborative, busy and vibrant clinical teaching environment. The ideal candidate would be committed to this opportunity for professional development and advancement.

Personal opportunities: The Chicago area has abundant excellent cultural and recreational opportunities, vibrant and diverse restaurant scene, the largest forest preserve district within the United States, and easy access to two international airports.

Requirements: Preference will be given to candidates who have successfully completed the American College of Veterinary Pathologists board certification examination and are an ACVP Diplomate in good standing. Candidates must have a DVM degree or equivalent, successfully completed the ACVP Phase I examination, and have completed at least 2 years of training in anatomic pathology. Experience with pathology of non-domestic species is preferred.

Duties: This position is a 100% appointment in the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The appointment will be full time and will be a non-tenured, academic position with a starting date on or about January 1, 2018. Faculty members are expected to perform the full range of designated faculty responsibilities-teaching, research/scholarly activities, diagnostic/clinical service, outreach/public engagement and university service. The successful candidate will function primarily in the areas of diagnostic services and teaching. Service duties include necropsy examinations, surgical pathology and pathology consultations with clinicians at allied institutions, referring veterinarians and consulting biologists. After hours and weekend duty will be shared with other ZPP faculty in an equitable manner. Teaching duties will include instruction of veterinary students, pathology residents and graduate students. Creative scholarly activity may include pathology support for collaborative research projects or publications of case reports/series. Assignment of duties is expected to be 70% service, 25% teaching, and 5% creative scholarly activity.

Salary: Commensurate with applicant's experience and qualifications. The University of Illinois offers a complete benefits package. A summary explanation of these benefits can be found at

Starting date: Anticipated starting date is January 1, 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Application procedures: Please create a candidate profile through In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. If you are interested or would like additional information on the position, please Dr. Michael Kinsel, Search Chair, at [email protected]

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

College Name or Administrative Unit: College of Veterinary Medicine
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Title: College of Veterinary Medicine: Clinical Instructor - Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (F1700146)
Open Date: 10/06/2017
Close Date: 11/15/2017
Organization Name: Veterinary Diagnostic Lab





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Posted: 4/20/2018
Application Due: 6/19/2018
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