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Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology

University of Florida
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
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Job no: 521584
Work type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:28060000 - VM-COMP, DIAG & POP MEDICINE

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Job Description:


The College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida seeks an exceptional Veterinary Clinical Pathologist for a full-time, tenure-accruing faculty position. Candidates are expected to develop a creative and productive research program. The College of Veterinary Medicine embraces the One Health concept and offers many opportunities for collaborative projects that span animal, human and ecosystem health. Clinical experience and competence in clinical pathology diagnostic service is required. Experience, enthusiasm and effectiveness in graduate and professional student education is desired.

The successful candidate will be a strong team player interested in contributing and developing their clinical and teaching skills in a healthy, collaborative, and busy clinical teaching environment, and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as strong or potential accomplishment in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).


Research/Scholarly Activity: A fundamental requirement of this position is developing a creative and productive research program in relevant fields of interest, to include publishing results in high quality, peer-reviewed scientific journals. The successful applicant is expected to obtain funding and direct research programs that could involve professional students, residents and/or graduate students.

Clinical Service: The position includes a clinical commitment to diagnostic service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH). The individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students, residents and visiting scholars; providing diagnostic service; and advising and consulting with clinicians and residents.

Teaching: (1) Participation in lectures, discussions, and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; (2) participation in the VTH resident training program; and (3) participation in graduate academic programs (MS and PhD). A demonstrated commitment to training veterinary or other biomedical scientists and innovative teaching methods is preferred.

College/University Service: Active participation in college or university committees, professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate outlets is required. The department has a faculty mentoring program in which participation is expected.

College of Veterinary Medicine faculty members have opportunities to collaborate with research groups within the University of Florida Health-Shands Hospital system, the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, to include the World Equestrian Center in nearby Ocala, Florida, and the Centers for Environmental and Human Toxicology and Inflammation and Mucosal Immunology, among others. The possibility of an appointment with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) and its mission-oriented research can be explored at the time an offer is issued if the successful candidate has research interests that align with this organization’s goals.

The University of Florida student body encompasses faculty, staff, and nearly 58,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds, to include over 19,000 minority and 5,000 international students. The university is located in Gainesville, a north-central Florida city with a sub-tropical climate that permits year-round outdoor activities and serves as a regional hub for cultural, shopping, and culinary opportunities and sporting events. The Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean beaches, as well as the cities of Tampa, Orlando, and Jacksonville, are all within a two-hour drive. The university is ranked 5th among public universities and the College of Veterinary Medicine 9th among 32 U.S. colleges or schools of veterinary medicine by U.S. News & World Report.

Expected Salary:

Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with experience of the successful candidate.

Minimum Requirements:

DVM/VMD degree or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:A PhD degree and a background in translational and collaborative research is preferred in specialties aligned with clinical pathology, including, but not limited to: hematopathology, transfusion medicine, immunopathology/immunodiagnostics, infectious disease, molecular diagnostics, point of care (POC) testing technologies, cytopathology, clinical chemistry, and machine learning and/or biomarker development.Special Instructions to Applicants:


All applicants must apply online through Careers at UF. Applications must be received by June 3, 2022 to receive full consideration, interested applicants should submit:

(1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experience, and career goals;

(2) a current curriculum vitae (CV);

(3) names and current contact information for four (4) referees familiar with the applicant;

(4) a research statement;

(5) a teaching statement; and

(6) a statement summarizing the applicant’s experience and professional contributions in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

E-mail inquiries to Dr. Aline Rodrigues Hoffmann ([email protected]), Search Committee Chair, are welcome. Screening of applications for job number 521584 will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate is recommended for appointment. Candidates may be invited to interview prior to the application review date, though a hiring decision will not be made until after that date.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript 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

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. 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.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 27 Apr 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 03 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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