Assistant/Associate Professor in Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Employer
Washington State University
Location
Pullman, WA

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Faculty Jobs
Professional Fields, Veterinary Science
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Title:

165-NN_FACULTY - Clinical Associate Professor - Career

Business Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor in Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Additional Titles:

164-NN_FACULTY - Clinical Assistant Professor - Career

Location:

WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Position Description:

The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) seeks to fill a full-time continuous career track (clinical track) or permanent tenure track faculty position in Clinical Pathology. The successful applicant will join one other full-time board-certified clinical pathologist and a dedicated team of two residents, one laboratory manager, three medical technologists and multiple, trained, DVM student employees. The well-equipped Clinical Pathology Laboratory, which processes around 15,000 patient samples per year, is situated in Pullman, WA within the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH), the leading academic veterinary referral center in the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest.

Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will be expected to provide diagnostic service for the VTH, clinical and didactic instruction of professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students, and to conduct collaborative research/scholarship within the candidate’s area of interest. Expectations for scholarship/research will be greater for a successful tenure track applicant, appropriate to rank. The successful applicant must be able to effectively communicate and work with people of diverse backgrounds.

Required Qualifications (for all ranks):

  • The candidate must hold a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM, VMD) degree or foreign equivalent degree (i.e., BVSc), and be board-certified or board-eligible in Clinical Pathology by the American College of Veterinary Pathology or the European College of Veterinary Pathology by the time of hire.

  • Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment and relevant ability to successfully advocate for diversity and values of diversity and inclusion.

  • Considerations regarding rank and faculty track will be determined based on the interests and qualifications of the candidate, as will division of time between teaching, clinical duty, and scholarly activity.

  • For tenure track consideration, candidates must demonstrate a significant record of scholarship. Applicants for an Assistant Professor position must demonstrate potential to establish and maintain an externally funded research program.

  • Applicants for Associate Professor must have an active extramurally-funded research program with a record of peer-reviewed publications and national/international recognition.

Applicants for career track Associate Professor must have a record of scholarship aligned with effort devoted to scholarship in previous positions, a higher level of national/international recognition and a higher level of clinical and teaching experience as compared to Assistant Professor applicants.

Preferred Qualifications for both career and tenure track applicants:

  • A record of scholarly productivity consistent with the level of experience and appropriate to rank and track (Assistant/Associate Career or Tenure), as evidenced by collaborative basic, clinical or applied research and publication of results in peer-reviewed scientific journals, evidence of expertise in teaching, and commitment to provision of outstanding clinical service.

  • Advanced research training (PhD) in a field related to clinical pathology is preferred for tenure track applicants.

Applicant Information:

Applications received by December 5, 2022 will be considered in the initial review process. Applicants are required to submit an electronic application through www.hrs.wsu.edu/jobs including a cover letter summarizing the candidate’s qualifications and stating desired faculty track and rank; curriculum vitae; summary statement of teaching interests and goals; statement of scholarly interests and goals; statement of commitment/contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and contact information including email address and phone number for three (3) professional references.Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Jane Wardrop, Chair of the Search Committee, by email (jane.wardrop@wsu.edu), or by telephone (509) 335-0820.

Area Overview:

The VTH aspires to be the country’s best academic veterinary hospital for patients, students, clients, colleagues, and community. The joint mission of the VTH and VCS is to improve the health and well-being of all animals through excellence in medical care, training future veterinarians, and finding innovative ways to diagnose and treat disease. Dedicated to this vision and mission are more than 60 full-time faculty members and 170 staff and house officers.

The Clinical Pathology Laboratory provides clinical diagnostic services and professional laboratory expertise nationally and internationally to veterinary hospitals, referring veterinarians, and referring laboratories. Our services include state of the art automated hematology, coagulation, and clinical chemistry as well as fluid analysis, cytology, and urinalysis which are performed by certified medical technologists and clinical pathology trained veterinary medicine students, 24 hours/day 365 days/year. Diagnostic services are provided for multiple species of animals including equine, bovine, canine, feline, exotics, camelids, caprine and others. In addition to services provided on site, services are provided nationally via overnight mail which can be utilized by our clients and customers for comprehensive testing. The clinical pathology laboratory is dedicated to educating current and future veterinarians through pre-clinical teaching, clinical rotations, and residency and graduate student training as well as providing services for faculty and resident research projects.

The WSU CVM is organized into five departments/schools, including VCS, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB), and the Paul G. Allen School for Global Health, each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service (http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu)

Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 20,000 students on the Pullman campus and 30,000 students system-wide. The University of Idaho, also a land-grant university, is located in Moscow, Idaho, 8 miles from the Pullman campus. These communities offer a friendly, small-town living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational, and athletic attractions. Pullman has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate. Pullman (population 34,000) is about 75 miles south of Spokane, Washington, and lies close to recreational areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: http://www.pullmanchamber.com. The university’s web page, www.wsu.edu, offers additional information about WSU and the surrounding area.

Additional Information:

Area/College: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department Name: Veterinary Clinical Sciences
City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA, 99164
Department Link: vcs.wsu.edu
Annual Salary: $140,000-$165,000 Commensurate with qualifications and experience

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.

For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.

Screening Begin Date: Applications received by December 5, 2022 will be considered in the initial review process. Position open until filled
FTE: 100%

Applicants considered at variable track and rank
This is a permanent position.
Background Check: This position is designated by the department to require a background check.

Required Documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Summary statement of Teaching Interests and goals

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research Interests and goals

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Contact information for Three Professional References

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Organization

Working at Washington State University

Founded as the people’s university, WSU embraces its land-grant heritage, seeking to transform lives through education, research, and community engagement and service. The University has been delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to the state, region, nation, and the world for nearly 130 years. WSU enjoys productive partnerships with major industries in the state, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, technology, and construction. The colleges at WSU Health Sciences Spokane have formed robust partnerships across the state of Washington, both with large medical centers and hospitals, as well as a variety of rural and community hospitals and clinics.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

Diversity Profile: Washington State University

As a land-grant institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion serve as core values and beliefs of Washington State University (WSU). At the university, college, or department level, WSU is committed to fostering open, proactive dialogue to create a more inclusive culture at all its locations including the five physical campuses and its online Global Campus, as well as its 39 Extension offices, four research centers, and 25 small business development centers.

Core Belief

WSU is committed to achieving an ethical and socially just society for all. Instituting social change on a large scale begins at home with system-level policies that actively promote equity. The University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout every aspect of its statewide system. We strive to create a climate that enables underrepresented students, faculty, and staff to thrive in communities that foster a sense of belonging in a culture of inclusion. The ultimate goal? Creation of institutional culture in which inclusion and equity are the norms, a model that helps move the world toward a place in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.

Core Value

Equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Promotion of an ethical and socially just society through an intentional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

WSU’s core ideology can be found in its System Strategic Plan. 

WSU’s Student Body

WSU's student body statewide is ethnically diverse: 31 percent of our students are underrepresented minorities, and first-generation students represent nearly 33 percent of the total enrollment. About 15 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington and about 7 percent are international students. System-wide enrollment reached a record 31,607 students in fall 2019.

Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Recently Announced

Dr. Lisa Guerrero was recently named associate vice provost for inclusive excellence. Guerrero has been an active advocate for diversity and inclusion since joining the WSU faculty in 2004. She is currently a professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies in WSU’s School of Languages, Cultures, and Race. She will maintain her faculty position, while serving as associate vice provost in a half-time appointment.

Dr. Guerrero will provide leadership to academic affairs in implementing WSU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. She will help to identify and implement best practices and evidence-based approaches in faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, research support, faculty retention, teaching and mentoring, and curriculum planning. One of her first areas of responsibility will be to oversee the Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas faculty cluster hire program for Fall 2021.

Representative Affinity Groups

Representative affinity groups within the Washington State University system include the following:

WSU Resources and Offices

WSU Human Resource Services supports a climate of integrity and equity that actively reflects open, respectful dialog. Additional resources are available on the Human Resource Services website.

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