Assistant Professor of Veterinary Anatomic Pathology (67151)
Nov 18, 2020
Dec 17, 2020
The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications to join our Anatomic Pathology service as a full time, tenure track or clinical track faculty assistant professor in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology.
The individual will participate in and support the teaching and service activities of the Anatomic Pathology Service in the UF Veterinary Hospitals and will be expected to develop and maintain a productive research program and/or participate in collaborative research, depending on the track. Teaching responsibilities will involve didactic and clinical training of professional students and residents, and opportunities also exist for graduate student mentorship and education.
The UF College of Veterinary Medicine is the ninth ranked College of Veterinary Medicine in the US and is the only one that is part of a top 10 public research university (UF is ranked #6 nationally). The College of Veterinary Medicine is located on campus in close proximity to the College of Medicine and numerous other Health Sciences units that provide ample opportunities for translational research and collaboration. The Veterinary Anatomic Pathology service is composed of ten faculty, six residents, three necropsy staff members and six histology staff members. Opportunities also exist to make contributions in established veterinary specialty services such as aquatic pathology, forensic pathology, ocular pathology and dermatopathology, or to form additional specialty areas. The Anatomic Pathology residency is a three-year program structured to prepare trainees for possible academic and diagnostic careers.
The University of Florida Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories are comprised of dedicated individuals who strive for excellence in diagnostics to improve animal and human health. We are currently in the accreditation process of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians; experience in AAVLD-accredited laboratories is helpful.
The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The university has a student body of over 49,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students, including over 14,500 minority students, and 6,000 international students.
Required Qualifications for this position is a DVM or equivalent degree from an approved institution and completion of a veterinary anatomic pathology residency training program or equivalent training. Experience in diagnostic biopsy and necropsy, and the ability to independently sign out cases, is required. An MS and/or PhD is also required for a tenure track candidate prior to starting the position.
All applicants for job number 67151 must apply online through Careers at UF in order to be considered for the position. For full consideration, applicants must submit the following items as a PDF file: (1) a letter outlining your clinical/diagnostic service, teaching and research experiences as well as your professional goals, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) the names and contact information for three professional references who are able to speak to all aspects of your abilities as they relate to the responsibilities of this position, and (4) a statement regarding how you would contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion efforts at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.
Email inquiries to Dr. Adam W. Stern, Search Committee Chair ([email protected]) are welcome.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcripts to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
Applications must be submitted by the posting end date.