Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor, Anatomic Pathology
The University of Connecticut is seeking a veterinary anatomic pathologist to fill a one-year non-tenure track, faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, University of Connecticut.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
This position is for 80% pathology-related service in the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (CVMDL) and 20% Departmental teaching responsibilities. The successful candidate will share rotations with other faculty pathologists on necropsy and mail-in services of the CVMDL at the Storrs campus. The successful candidate will instruct and share supervision of veterinarians in the combined Anatomic Pathology Residency/Graduate program and will teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs of the Department.
The CVMDL boasts a broad range of species accessions that includes, agricultural, companion, exotic, wildlife, laboratory and aquatic species. Case materials are received from State, New England and National farms, veterinary practitioners, institutional veterinarians, aquaria, zoological collections, and marine laboratories. Further information can be found at www.cvmdl.uconn.edu and www.patho.uconn.edu.
DVM, VMD or equivalent degree; ACVP board certification; diagnostic pathology service experience with multiple species (particularly fish, reptiles and other cold-blooded species); and excellent oral and written communication skills. For the Associate level, a record of scholarly productivity that would support the rank of Associate Professor including publications and a research pipeline to support sustained scholarly contributions. A record of scholarly productivity in Anatomic Pathology that would support the rank of Associate.
Demonstrated teaching excellence; an advanced degree in veterinary pathology or related field; demonstrated interest in training veterinarians and doctoral students; the ability to contribute through research, teaching and/or service and community engagement to the diversity and excellence of the department’s mission.
This is a one year 11 month appointment with an anticipated start date of June 1, 2017. Rank and salary is competitive and will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s background and experience.
Select "Apply" and submit the following materials via Academic Jobs Online. Submission must include a letter of application with a statement of interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and three (3) letters of reference. Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately. For more information regarding the Department of Pathobiology and the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, please visit the departmental websites at: www.cvmdl.uconn.edu and www.patho.uconn.edu.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017458)
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