Wildlife Pathologist - Assistant or Associate Professor

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Wildlife Pathologist - Assistant or Associate Professor

Location:
New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, PA
Open Date:
May 12, 2020
Description:

The Diagnostic Pathology Service at New Bolton Center (NBC), Department of Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine invites applicants for a faculty position in Wildlife Pathology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Clinician Educator (CE) track in Kennett Square, PA. This Wildlife Pathology position is expected to provide skillful interpretation of lesions in a wide range of wildlife and exotic species, primarily avian and mammalian and establish a collaborative research program in partnership with the Penn Vet Pennsylvania Wildlife Futures Program (PWFP) and the Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System (PADLS). The Pennsylvania Wildlife Futures Program at New Bolton Center is integrated with the Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System (PADLS), a tripartite animal diagnostic laboratory system funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD). In addition to providing diagnostic services for the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Penn Vet’s Widener Hospital, the laboratory also receives livestock (horses, cattle, small ruminants, camelids, poultry), companion animal (dogs and cats), and laboratory animal diagnostic necropsy cases.  The position also requires clinical training of veterinary and postdoctoral students in veterinary pathology. Applicants must have a DVM/VMD degree and ACVP board certification. In addition to excellent communication and writing skills, a track record of expertise in diseases of wildlife and the ability to produce impactful scholarly activity as an integrated part of the PWFP research team are required. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s training and experience.

The search committee will begin considering applications immediately. Additional information about the Pathobiology Department may be found at https://www.vet.upenn.edu/research/academic-departments/pathobiology 


Qualifications:

Applicants must have a DVM/VMD degree and ACVP board certification. In addition to excellent communication and writing skills, a track record of wildlife expertise and the ability to develop an investigator-driven research program are required.  Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s training and experience. 

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/14/2020
Application Due: 10/30/2020
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