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American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology
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Career Opportunities in Veterinary Clinical Pathology


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Job Title: Assistant Associate or Full Professor of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, Ross University

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) offers a unique program of training on the island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean.  An integrated curriculum, with innovative use of technologies and simulations, provides the best possible training for tomorrow’s veterinarians.  Students benefit from seven semesters of preclinical and clinical studies at our St Kitts campus, and one year of clinical training at our affiliate veterinary teaching hospitals in the United States and Canada.

Our ongoing research focuses on key issues strategically relevant to One Health in tropical and developing countries.  Four research centers advance productivity and standing of research and research training, and include 1) One Health Center for Zoonoses and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, 2) Integrative Mammalian Research, 3) Center for Conservation Medicine and Ecosystem Health and 4)  Research and Innovation in Veterinary and Medical Education.  We prioritize recruitment of talented faculty and are now seeking a key new member of our team to join us as we develop new programs to best prepare our graduates to face the global opportunities and challenges of veterinary medicine in the 21st century.

The successful candidate will join a pathology team consisting of three ACVP/ECVP board-certified anatomic pathologists, one ACVP board-certified clinical pathologist, one board-eligible anatomic pathologist, and a pathology intern. S/he will be responsible for teaching portions of the clinical pathology courses to professional DVM students and for providing diagnostic service to the Community Teaching Hospital. The successful candidate will be responsible for significant collaborative or independent research resulting in publications in peer-reviewed journals, and for mentoring of graduate students in Masters and PhD programs.  S/he will report to the Head of Department, Biomedical Sciences.

A DVM degree or comparable degree and ACVP or ECVCP board certification is required, and a PhD is highly desirable.  A track record of publishing in quality journals, as well as a demonstrated potential to collaborate or develop an independent research program is required.  S/he will have demonstrated expertise in teaching professional DVM students in clinical pathology. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Qualified applicants apply by submitting curriculum vitae (CV) and letter of intent describing the vision of their contribution in areas of teaching, research and service and submit online at .  Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Mrs. Kathleen Payne, Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant 

File review will begin upon receipt of the completed applications, and continue until the position is filled.  Reference letters are requested prior to formal interviews.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

Posted: April 17, 2014

One year Veterinary Clinical Pathology post-doctoral fellowship at Colorado State University
We are pleased to announce a one year fellowship/instructor position at Colorado State University beginning July 1, 2014. This position is intended for people recently finishing a clinical pathology residency and that are interested in refining their diagnostic, teaching, and investigative skills. It is a 90% position so that 10% of the year can be spent studying for boards (5 weeks). The position will include a combination of half and full days on our busy clinical pathology service for 27-30 weeks. Service includes cytological evaluation for cases from the VTH and outside submissions, hematology review, and training of clinical pathology residents as well as student, intern, and resident visitors rotating through the lab. The daily caseload is shared with another clinical pathologist who is also available for consultation. Teaching responsibilities will include 5 weeks of junior practicum laboratories (3 sessions each week), participation in Microscopy Seminar that is combined with anatomic and comparative medicine residents and faculty, a journal review course, and weekly clinical pathology rounds. Didactic lecturing to second year PVM students within the core clinical pathology course is negotiable. During times not scheduled for service or teaching there will be opportunities to work on defined research projects and/or publications. One week, as well as financial support, is available for the purpose of attending the ACVP/ASVCP Annual Meeting. A salary of $45,000 with additional fringe benefits is offered, based on 90% of a $50,000 base. Qualifications are a DVM or equivalent veterinary professional degree and board eligibility for the ACVP certification exam in clinical pathology.  Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Please send your CV, letter of career goals, and list of 3 references to:
Ms. Ida Tieman
1619 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin April 7, 2014 and may continue until the position is filled.

Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community.  To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, and motor vehicle history. 

Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Posted: March 24, 21014

Faculty Position in Veterinary Clinical Pathology - The University of Georgia

The Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine at The University of Georgia, invites applications for a twelve month faculty position in veterinary clinical pathology. The position can be either clinical (non-tenure) or tenure track with appointment at the rank of assistant professor. This position is available as early as June 1, 2014.

Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree and be board certified or board eligible by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (or equivalent). A graduate degree is highly desirable. Individuals interested in developing a productive research laboratory and/or participating in collaborative research will be given preference. Providing diagnostic service to the teaching hospital and contributing to instruction of graduate students, residents and veterinary students will also comprise a portion of the individual's duties. Specific percentages are flexible with the candidate's expertise and the departmental needs.

The successful applicant will join a team that includes 22 pathologists (including 4 clinical pathologists), anatomic and clinical pathology residents, research scientists, and graduate students. Departmental centers of research emphasis include pathogenesis of infectious disease in food-producing, avian, wildlife and aquatic animals, molecular diagnostics, genomics and proteomics, tumor pathobiology, neuropathogenesis of rabies, soft tissue physiology and repair, and laboratory animal pathology. The clinical pathology laboratory is well-equipped with state of the art instrumentation, but opportunities to expand particular techniques exist.

The University of Georgia is located in Athens GA, a vibrant and diverse community of just over 100,000 residents and is nestled in the wooded Piedmont hills of northeast Georgia. Offering the amenities of a cosmopolitan city, the surrounding area also affords a wide variety of recreation and entertainment choices. Athens is located 1.5 hours from Atlanta, two hours from the Appalachian Trail, and four hours from the Atlantic coast.

Please visit for additional information about the Department of Pathology. Interested individuals should submit a letter of intent stating professional interests and career goals, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three professional references to Mrs. Megan Troutman, Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, 501 D.W. Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602-7388; telephone 706-583-0340, FAX 706-542-5828, or e-mail Questions can be directed to Dr. Bridget Garner at or 706-542-5847. All applications are considered strictly confidential until interviews are scheduled. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled, but those applications submitted prior to April 15, 2014 will be assured full consideration.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Posted: March 21, 2014

Veterinary Clinical Pathologist - University of Tennessee

The Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty position in veterinary clinical pathology. The appointment will be tenure- or clinical-track at the Assistant or Associate Professor level and will be available as early as May 1, 2014. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The UTCVM is seeking candidates who can contribute to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. The successful candidate will be expected to provide high quality diagnostic service, teach in the veterinary curriculum, train clinical pathology residents, and engage in scientific advancement commensurately with their research effort allocation. Teaching responsibilities in the veterinary student curriculum include shared participation in a core clinical pathology course and a clinical rotation, optional participation in an elective diagnostic cytology course, and other optional opportunities. The specific service, teaching, and research effort allocation is flexible, depending on the candidate’s interests and expertise.

Qualified applicants must have: (1) a DVM (or equivalent degree) from an institution recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association; (2) board certification in clinical pathology from the American College of Veterinary Pathologists or the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, or eligibility to take the ACVP or ECVCP board certification examination in 2014; (3) excellent verbal and written communication skills; and (4) the ability to work well with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

To apply, individuals must submit 1) a letter of intent, including professional interests and goals, 2) a curriculum vita, and 3) names and contact information (including email addresses) of three professional references to:

Dr. Bente Flatland
Search Committee Chair
Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine, Rm A205
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN   37996-4544

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Informal inquiries are welcome. For additional information about the college or department, applicants are also directed to visit the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine web site (

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Posted: February 26, 2014


Antech Diagnostics, the leader in veterinary diagnostic services has immediate openings for clinical pathologists at multiple locations.   Positions entail review and interpretation of cytology and hematology samples as well as consulting services on laboratory cases/data.  You will be part of a strong pathology team which consists of over 30 full time clinical pathologists nationwide. Qualifications include a DVM or VMD and ACVP board certification (or eligibility). For further information contact Dr. Bob Lobingier: or Dr. Jan Andrews:

Posted: February 26, 2014

Clinical Pathology Vacancies - Australia and New Zealand - Gribbles Veterinary Pathology

Gribbles Veterinary Pathology is Australasia's leading veterinary pathology provider with seven dedicated veterinary laboratories across Australia and New Zealand providing diagnostic pathology services for livestock, companion animal veterinarians, university and research facilities, as well as zoo and wildlife organisations.

Due to recent and steady business growth across our New Zealand and Australian Veterinary Pathology businesses, we are currently seeking expressions of interest for current full time vacancies. We are seeking enthusiastic and dynamic veterinary clinical pathologists with a client-oriented approach and excellent communication skills. Primary duties are the evaluation and interpretation of haematology, cytology and clinical chemistry.   Providing specialist advice and phone consultation to client veterinarians is also expected. Our supportive professional environment also provides opportunities for further career development through continuing professional education development and active participation in continuing education seminars for clients.

Essential to this position is a veterinary degree suitable for Australian registration, previous experience in diagnostic veterinary pathology and a demonstrated commitment to providing a high quality pathology service. Board certification by the ACVP/ECVCP or Fellowship of the ACVSc is preferred, although board-eligible or other highly qualified applicants will also be considered. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

If you are interested in taking this exciting challenge, please forward your resume and a covering letter by email to  Operations Manager - Gribbles Veterinary Pathology Australia and New Zealand.

Posted: February 21, 2014