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Career Opportunities in Veterinary Clinical Pathology


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Laboratory Technician - Ethos Diagnostic Science

Ethos Diagnostic Science is looking to add a full-time Laboratory Technician to its growing team in Woburn, MA.

As a Technician in our Diagnostic Laboratory, you will be responsible for:

  • Calibrating and running controls on reference quality hematology and chemistry analyzers
  • Preparing analyzers for the shift and technical trouble shooting.
  • Data entry into the Laboratory Information System and releasing results
  • Process all samples submitted for in-house testing including CBCs with manual differential count, biochemistry testing, coagulation panels, urine analysis (including microscopic evaluation), crossmatch testing, coombs testing, blood typing, various serology testing, cytology sample preparation, multiple fecal tests, and preparation of send out tests (e.g.,PCR testing, serology titers, drug screens)

Shifts: 3pm to 12am (3 week night shifts per week) plus one weekend shift 11am to 8pm.

Qualifications: As a qualified candidate for this position you will have:

  • 2 years of expereince in re in a diagnostic lab setting as a Veterinary Technician, Med Tech or Lab Tech processing samples and performing advanced testing of specimens.
  • CVT or MLT certified or certification eligible, or have a strong history of experience in the veterinary field are preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English as well as outstanding time management skills, follow through, and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge and practical application of basic arithmetic, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division is required.

Physical Demands: This position will require this individual to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis throughout the day. It also requires this individual to be able to stand, sit, and reach with hands and arms on a regular basis.

About our Organization: Mass Vet Referral Hospital is a 24/7 veterinary emergency and specialty hospital. As part of our hospital we have a reference lab that provides services to our 6 hospitals in the New England area.

We are a reference quality commercial lab staffed by experienced technicians with years of experience in veterinary laboratory procedures. Reliable lab results are a key to advanced patient care, and our laboratory accuracy is second to none.

Benefits of Working at Ethos:

  • Compensation is based on experience and skill level.
  • Full-time benefits include health with an optional 100% employer paid plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, uniforms, and a generous CE allowance.
  • Consistent scheduling to allow for a work/life balance

Apply Here:

Posted: August 16, 2017

Auburn University Clinical Pathology Residency/Graduate Student Position

Auburn University has a position available for a resident in Veterinary Clinical Pathology in 2018. This is a combined residency/graduate training program (MS or PhD) that is intended to provide residents with a strong foundation in both diagnostic clinical pathology and basic research. Our goal is to prepare residents for successful completion of the ACVP board examination, with sufficient research experience to facilitate any chosen career path. The program emphasizes the integration of clinical and laboratory diagnostic findings, and their application to the diagnosis of disease in animals. Although residency training is typically combined with graduate studies, candidates already possessing graduate degree(s) in pathology or other biomedical sciences are also encouraged to apply. Residents are mentored by 4 ACVP board-certified clinical pathologists. Training includes both formal (courses, rounds, seminars) and informal interactions with faculty and staff. Original research is required for the MS and PhD programs, and research opportunities exist in many areas including platelet function testing and hemostasis, clinical application of flow cytometry, oncology, infectious disease, molecular pathology, neuropathology, avian and aquatic pathobiology and parasitic disease.

Residents in Clinical Pathology participate in the instruction of veterinary students at many levels, including didactic lectures for 2nd year students, clinical case discussions with 3rd year students and supervision of clinical rotations in diagnostic pathology with 4th year students. This provides many opportunities to polish teaching skills for a variety of audiences. Residents are also encouraged to give presentations regarding their research findings and/or clinical cases at national, regional and local meetings.

Starting salary is $31,350/year. Residents in clinical pathology hold the title of Graduate Teaching Assistant, and are offered a competitive benefits package that includes tuition waiver and a subsidized group health insurance plan underwritten by United HealthCare Insurance Co.

Applicants must have appropriate training in veterinary medicine (graduation from an accredited college of veterinary medicine or equivalent experience). The application deadline is October 16, 2017, or until a suitable candidate is identified. The candidate selected for the residency will be notified no later than November 15, 2017. Application to the residency program should include a letter describing career goals, CV, veterinary school transcript, GRE scores and 3 letters of recommendation. The candidate chosen for the residency will be advised to make a separate application to the graduate school. Please mail or email residency application materials to:

Beth Spangler, DVM, PhD
Dipl. ACVIM (Small Animal)
Dipl. ACVP (Clinical)
166 Greene Hall
Pathobiology Department
College of Veterinary Medicine
Auburn University, AL 36849-5519

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Posted: August 16, 2017


Salary: $4,741.67-$8,798.83/Month
Closing Date: 08-28-2017


Under direction of the Immunology/Serology Discipline Head, manages the Davis Immunology/Serology laboratory and provides support/consultation to immunology/serology personnel at three remote branch locations. Responsibilities include serologic evaluation of veterinary clinical specimens; supervision, management and training of technical staff in the Davis Immunology laboratory and routine consultation, training, technical support, and quality control for the three branch immunology/serology sections. Incumbent participates in trouble-shooting diagnostic assay performance, development of new or improved immunology diagnostic techniques, and is routinely involved in independent evaluation/implementation of assays and reagents for improvement of current diagnostic services. Must integrate the related fields of veterinary serology, virology, bacteriology, and cell culture for effective diagnostic testing.

This is not a research position. The position is located in a diagnostic laboratory where quality control and assurance as well as meticulous working habits are essential.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Immunology, Biology, Animal Science, or a closely related field, or equivalent combination of experience and training.

  • Experience in the fields of veterinary immunology, serology, virology, bacteriology, and/or cell culture.

  • Skills and experience in performing diagnostic serologic methods including immunodiffusion, serum-viral neutralization, ELISA, agglutination, hemagglutination- inhibition, immunofluorescence, lymphocyte blastogenesis and complement-fixation.

  • Skills and experience in safely operating and maintaining laboratory equipment including computers, bio-safety cabinets, ELISA readers and washers, automated pipetting and diluting equipment, centrifuges, incubators, scales and balances, microscopes, and electrophoresis equipment.

  • Experience with quality control and quality assurance methods in a laboratory that utilizes complex methodology. Skills to produce and quality control immunologic reagents, and to obtain and maintain National Veterinary Service Laboratory certification and quality control standards for serologic assays.

  • Experience working in a high throughput clinical laboratory, and skills to work accurately under pressure to meet deadlines.

  • Experience in providing effective leadership and skills to provide effective laboratory management and supervision of technical staff in a highproduction analytical laboratory including prioritizing workload and scheduling personnel to meet workload demands.

  • Skills to effectively recruit, hire, train, and evaluate work performance of personnel.

  • Independent thinking, strong decision-making and problem solving skills to evaluate and solve problems and/or make sound recommendations.

  • Skills to understand and use complex laboratory protocols, equipment manuals, and procedural documents.

  • Skills to write and maintain Standard Operating Procedures and to follow specified official/written protocols.

  • Skills to follow laboratory/university safety protocols, to include safe handling and disposal of waste solvents, biohazardous, and chemical materials and to instruct/monitor the same for laboratory personnel.

  • Experience and skills to effectively manage and monitor appropriate and cost effective ordering and use of laboratory supplies and equipment.

  • Skills to keep neat and accurate records and files, and to write clear and concise reports and data analyses.

  • Experience and skills to instruct, technically train, and provide immunology-related consultation to a wide variety of technical and professional personnel.

  • Micro computing skills and experience to work with and train others in the use of PC's and related software including word-processing software, data entry and analysis using spreadsheet-type programs, and laboratory management software programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Immunology, Biology, Animal Science, or a closely related field, or equivalent combination of experience and training.

  • Experience working under University personnel and purchasing policies and procedures.

  • Budgetary experience and skills to project and justify cost expenditures for laboratory needs.

  • Skills to modify and apply new technologies for practical use in veterinary diagnostics.

  • Skills to critically evaluate and improve existing technologies, protocols, and procedures for veterinary diagnostic assays. Skills and experience in evaluating commercial products for suitability for laboratory use, including analysis of cost efficiency, technical performance, and quality control.

  • Skills and experience to devise, organize, and supervise laboratory developmental projects.

  • Experience working with veterinary infectious diseases.

  • Skills to present scientific data and data analysis, verbally or in written form, at national meetings or in refereed journals.

  • Familiarity with livestock, horses, poultry, or agriculture.

To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at
Requisition number #03019645

The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: August 16, 2017

Clinical Pathologist

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Langford Vets for a Clinical Pathologist to join our team. Langford Vets is a group of customer focused veterinary businesses providing an extensive range of specialist capabilities and a superior quality of care. We are located in the beautiful Somerset countryside, whilst being close to the vibrant city of Bristol. We have the largest team of American and European Specialists in the South West, offering a truly multi-disciplinary referral service.

The successful applicant will provide an excellent clinical pathology service for internal and external clients, working with the laboratories team to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Diagnostic Laboratories.

You must have at least three years' experience working as a veterinary surgeon in Clinical Pathology and be a member of the RCVS. Preference will be given to a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology (Clinical Pathology) or a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (Veterinary Clinical Pathology). You may be considered if you have significant experience and are eligible for one or more of these postgraduate qualifications.

Full and part time applications will be considered. The appointee will be eligible for a range of additional benefits including CPD support and a generous pension scheme.

For informal enquiries please contact Diagnostic Laboratories Clinical Lead, Kathleen Tennant:

For more information and to apply, please visit our website:

Posted: August 11, 2018

Clinical Pathology Residency Position - University of Minnesota

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at the University of Minnesota (UMN) invites applications for a 3-year residency program in Veterinary Clinical Pathology with a start date of July, 2018.

The program at the UMN offers:

  • A resident training environment that meets the requirements of the ACVP certification examination in which the resident provides diagnostic support tothe hospital clinical pathology service, engages in the instruction of clinical pathology to the 2nd and 4th year DVM students, and participates in a clinical or basic research project.
  • Instruction from a diverse faculty consisting of 4 ACVP board-certified clinical pathologists with mixed appointments ranging from predominantly clinical to predominantly research.
  • A diagnostic caseload consisting primarily small animal materials with an expanding laboratory animal clientele.
  • An opportunity to participate in applied and clinical research in the areas of lymphoproliferative disease, comparative oncology, and companion animal clinical pathology, including cytology, hematology, clinical chemistry, and coagulation.
  • Annual stipends of $30,000 (1st year), $31,000 (2nd year), and $32,000 (3rd year).
  • A benefits package including health insurance, 15 days of vacation, professional liability insurance, time-off to attend relevant professional meeting(s), and the provision of proximate parking / lab apparel.
  • A university-wide academic environment consisting of five professional schools and colleges, including a School of Medicine. The opportunity allows for attendance at pathology rounds and conferences.

The Minneapolis-St. Paul area offers:

  • Weather: 4 distinct seasons with over 10,000 lakes.
  • Culture: A top 10 city for live music and 16 James Beard food award nominees
  • Outdoors: Among the healthiest and most-bikeable cities with the nation's best park system.

Further information on Twin-Cities life is available here:

Qualifications include:

  • A DVM or VMD degree from an accredited college of veterinary medicine or comparable foreign institute. 
  • Preference will be given to candidates with clinical experience, research experience and/or experience related to clinical pathology.  Candidate selection is based on strength of academic record, level and quality of experience and commitment to a career in veterinary pathology. 

Application process:

  • Qualified applicants should submit a letter stating their reasons for selecting a residency program (including career goals and interests), a current curriculum vitae, a university certified transcript and three letters of recommendation.
  • To apply visit, click "External Faculty and Staff Applicants" and search for "Job Opening ID" 318603.
  • Reference letters and transcripts should be mailed to: Director of Clinical Pathology Residencies, Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, C339 VMC, 1352 Boyd Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108.
  • For additional information please contact Dr. Davis Seelig at
  • Complete applications will be considered until October 10, 2017. Offers can be made at any time after the application deadline, although our program will abide by the ASVCP training program network's recommended universal acceptance date of November 15th, 2017.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Posted: August 8, 2017

Combined Residency Training/Graduate Studies in Veterinary Clinical Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

A 3 year combined residency/graduate degree position in Veterinary Clinical Pathology is available beginning July 15, 2018 in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

The program is designed to meet the needs of individuals seeking a MSc degree and ACVP certification. Training includes participating in the hospital clinical pathology service (that includes a diverse and moderately high case-load) teaching clinical pathology to 2nd and 4th year DVM students, attending courses/seminars and performing basic/clinical research. Individuals who choose to pursue further graduate studies leading to a PhD degree will be encouraged to do so through the College of Veterinary Medicine graduate programs.

The starting stipend for the position is $29,472 per year with WSU graduate student benefits, health insurance, and tuition waiver. There are available funds for professional development in the amount of $1,500 per resident. The assistantship is renewable for up to three years and is contingent upon satisfactory professional and academic performance in the program.

Applicants must have a DVM degree from an AVMA accredited college of veterinary medicine or comparable foreign institution and be eligible for enrollment in the Graduate School at Washington State University ( Completion of an internal medicine internship or comparable practice experience is preferred. Complete applications will be considered until October 10, 2017. Offers can be made at any time after the application deadline, although our program will abide by the ASVCP training program network's recommended universal acceptance date of November 15th, 2017.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter stating their career goals, a current curriculum vitae, university certified transcripts (to be mailed by the Institution) and three letters of professional recommendation to Dr. Cleverson D. Souza, DVM, MSc. PhD, DACVP, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, WSU, Pullman, WA 99164-7060; Ph 509-335-0820; email WSU is an AA/EOE.

Posted: July 26, 2017

Combined Residency/PhD Training in Clinical Pathology – Texas A&M University

The Department of Veterinary Pathobiology at Texas A&M University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences invites applications for a Veterinary Resident position in clinical pathology that will begin on July 1, 2018. The three-year program fulfills the eligibility requirements for the American College of Veterinary Pathology (ACVP) certification examination. The incoming resident will join a team of five board-certified clinical pathologists and two residents.

Training is obtained through diagnostic service, instruction of veterinary students, participation in diagnostic and research-oriented seminars, and graduate courses. Residents are strongly encouraged to pursue a PhD degree. The department faculty has diverse backgrounds and research interests, providing many opportunities for research training. Departmental research strengths include host/pathogen interactions, molecular genetics, renal/urine proteomics, hemostasis and coagulation, avian diseases, and neuroscience. Interdepartmental research opportunities and college signature programs include environmental medicine/toxicology, neurosciences, biodefense and emerging infectious diseases, cardiovascular sciences, reproductive biology, and biomedical genomics. Research training opportunities are also available at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, the Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston, and The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

The Bryan-College Station area offers a college-town atmosphere, a relatively low cost of living, and convenient access to surrounding urban centers including Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas-Fort Worth. The starting salary is $35,000/yr. with medical/retirement benefits and travel support to regional and national meetings. Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree.

Interested individuals should submit a curriculum vitae, veterinary college transcripts, GRE scores (use institution code 6003, if sending official scores), three reference letters, and a statement of professional goals and interests via e-mail to or by mail to Ms. Cynthia Voelker for the attention of Dr. Karen E. Russell, Residency Director, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4467.

For more detailed information, applicants can contact Dr. Karen Russell (; 979-845- 9180) and visit the residency webpage ( Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Applications arriving after November 1, 2017 will not be considered.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Posted: July 24, 2017

Clinical Pathology Residency Position – University of Missouri

The University of Missouri, College Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory invites applications for a 3-year residency in Clinical Pathology. The program provides in-depth clinical pathology training through diagnostic service responsibilities, limited teaching in the professional curriculum, participation in weekly seminars, presentations at national meetings, research experience and coursework leading to an M.S. (thesis or non-thesis) degree. The program is designed to meet the training requirements to sit for the certification examination of The American College of Veterinary Pathologists. Candidates must have earned a DVM or equivalent degree from an institution accredited by the AVMA and must qualify for both, admission to the University of Missouri Graduate School and veterinary licensure in the State of Missouri.

The successful applicant will work with three ACVP board-certified veterinary clinical pathologists and two residents in a professionally-staffed clinical pathology laboratory.

Applications should include curriculum vitae, statement of professional goals, veterinary school transcript & class ranking, and a list of three references (name, address, phone number, e-mail address).

The position shall begin August 1, 2018. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Application materials can be submitted to Charles E. Wiedmeyer DVM, PhD, DACVP, 900 E. Campus Dr., A345 Clydesdale Hall, Columbia, Missouri, 65211, 573-882-0052,

The University of Missouri is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Posted: July 24, 2017

Clinical Pathology, Clinical Professor - Cornell University

The Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Section of Clinical Pathology at Cornell University in upstate New York is seeking a clinical track faculty member to join our dynamic, vibrant and motivated team of residents and 3 board-certified clinical pathologists. A DVM (or equivalent degree) and board certification or eligibility in clinical pathology is required for this position. The initial three year appointment is renewable with potential for reappointment and/or promotion under established College of Veterinary Medicine guidelines. The position will be filled at either the Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor level, depending on the qualifications of the candidate.

Our mission is to provide diagnostic service of exceptional quality, teach our clinical discipline to veterinary students and veterinarians, and advance our discipline through resident training, critical thinking, and research. We are seeking an enthusiastic colleague who desires a career that will promote the advancement of veterinary clinical pathology through the aforementioned instructional and novel investigative efforts that are core to our mission as a section. This colleague will join an encouraging, supportive, interactive, collegial and innovative group of clinical pathologists, trainees and laboratory technologists. The Clinical Pathology Laboratory is a high volume laboratory providing diagnostic service to the Cornell University Hospital for Animals and the Animal Health Diagnostic Center, which receives samples from international and national sources. We see a wealth of classic and challenging cases in various species and also provide research support to a number of investigators both on and off campus. Flow cytometry and other specialized tests are used routinely.

The individual in this position will devote a majority of effort to the diagnostic and teaching missions of the section. This will primarily include examination and interpretation of cytologic, hematologic, electrophoretic, flow cytometric and urinalysis samples, as well as teaching clinical pathology to veterinary students, residents, and interns. Additional efforts will include providing continuing education to practicing veterinarians, validation of new diagnostic tests, and creation of new or modification of existing clinical pathology web-based teaching resources (; Certificates in Veterinary Clinical Pathology). Some effort will be allocated for scholarly activities, including primary and/or collaborative clinical and applied research, and publication of case series or case reports and book chapters, as well as service to the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University and the American Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all faculty and staff in the College, Hospital, and the Animal Health Diagnostic Center. Time and substantial resources will be provided to study for the board examination, if required.

For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Erica Behling-Kelly, Search Committee Chair, at Prospective candidates should upload their application materials (cover letter including statement of career goals, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and goals and research interests and plans [maximum of 2 pages each for the teaching and research statements]) to Academic Jobs Online (AJO) job number 9343. Candidates should direct three referees to upload letters directly to their AJO application (ensure the "email notify writer on submit" box is selected upon submission) or send to The search committee will begin considering complete applications on Sept 1, 2017. For assistance with AJO contact

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. The University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career program to assist with dual career searches.

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine is recognized internationally as a leader in public health, biomedical research, animal medicine, and veterinary medical education. It has been consistently ranked as a top veterinary college in the nation by US News & World Report since 2000.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus to be built on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

Posted: July 14, 2017

Clinical Pathology Residency - College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University

The College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University invites outstanding candidates to apply for a 3 year residency position in veterinary clinical pathology beginning July 2018. The training program focuses on in-depth learning of clinical pathology and ACVP board preparation under the supervision of 3 ACVP board-certified clinical pathologists. The resident will join a busy clinical pathology service and play a role in student education and hospital interactions. In addition, there are local veterinary diagnostic labs and the graduate programs at the CVM draw on abundant resources available in the Research Triangle region (universities, industry and government) to provide unique research and career opportunities. Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree(s), have an excellent academic record, strong communication skills, and be committed to a career in veterinary clinical pathology. Clinical experience is highly desirable.

NC State University is in close proximity to two other major universities (Duke University and the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill) and the Research Triangle Park, which includes multiple government agencies, non-profit institutes, biotechnology and large pharmaceutical companies.

To view full vacancy announcement, additional requirements, and to apply online, please visit

See for program description and additional information. Applications should include (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) statement of career goals, (3) official college and professional school transcripts, and (4) three letters of recommendation. Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2017 or a suitable candidate is found. Position is available July 15, 2018.

Questions related to the application process can be directed to Sue Chiappone in CVM Human Resources. Letters of recommendation and transcripts can be mailed to her.

Sue Chiappone
NC State University
CVM- Human Resources
1060 William Moore Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: (919) 513-6020
Fax: (919) 513-6452

NC State University is an AA/EOE. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to race, religion, or sexual orientation. Individuals with disabilities desiring reasonable accommodations in the application process should call 919-515-3148.

Posted: July 13, 2017

Veterinary Clinical Pathology Residency Training with Graduate Research Opportunities - Colorado State University

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University is offering a post-DVM graduate training position in clinical pathology. The core program includes residency training in veterinary clinical pathology and graduate research. The program is designed to culminate in specialty board certification and granting of MS or PhD degrees. Residency training is facilitated by a diverse faculty, 22 of whom are ACVP, ACVM or ACLAM board certified. Eight of the ACVP certified faculty are specialized in clinical pathology. Graduate research opportunities include, but are not limited to, immunology, molecular diagnostics, infectious diseases, clinical oncology, cytology, and hematology. The first three years of residency and graduate training are supported by state funded stipends starting at approximately $32,500/year. NIH sponsored training grants and successful applications for extramural funding support subsequent graduate research. Benefits include paid tuition and health insurance. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree from a College of Veterinary Medicine/equivalent.

Applications for positions starting July 1, 2018 will be reviewed promptly as they arrive until the position is filled. No submissions will be accepted after November 1st. For additional information and application procedures, visit: .

For further information about the combined program, please contact Dr. Amy MacNeill; tel. (970) 297-5112 or email:

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Ms. Heidi Runge; tel. (970) 491-1630 or by email:

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Posted: July 13, 2017

Private Practice Clinical Pathologist

We are a veterinarian-owned startup lab. Reasons to work with us:

  • You love dogs, cats, beaches, and sunshine
  • You care about each diagnosis you make and the veterinarian and pet to which it's attached
  • You have the skill to structure your own work life and can't see yourself cranking out cases for a megacorporation
  • You have some savings or other means of supporting yourself while you build equity in a new venture

If this sounds like you and you are board-certified, please call/text/email Kenneth Kim Dipl. ACVP at 858-262-0621 or Please note that we will be out of the office from July 20-25.

Posted: July 13, 2017

Clinical Pathology Residency - College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

The Section of Clinical Pathology in the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at Cornell University has a vacancy for a resident in Veterinary Clinical Pathology starting July 1, 2018. This residency program provides 3 years of rigorous specialty training in clinical pathology under the guidance of several board- certified clinical pathologists.

The objectives of the program are to produce outstanding clinical pathologists who are well prepared for a career in Veterinary Clinical Pathology, to encourage trainees to become academic clinical pathologists, and to prepare candidates for certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. Training will emphasize principles of pathophysiology and mechanisms of disease, interpretation of laboratory data (including serum protein electrophoresis and flow cytometry), development of hematologic and cytologic diagnostic skills, and principles and techniques of laboratory methods. These goals are accomplished through regularly scheduled resident training sessions, time spent on service, and self-study. We have a high and diverse case-load including submissions from Cornell's small and large animal teaching hospitals, wildlife clinic, and Syracuse zoo, as well as from general practices and specialty hospitals from the surrounding Ithaca area, across the country, and even internationally. In addition, our residents rotate through the Anatomic Pathology's surgical biopsy service and the Comparative Coagulation laboratory. They also participate in rounds and seminars offered by the college, teach clinical pathology to veterinary students, and assist in clinical pathology-related continuing education programs offered by our College. The section of Clinical Pathology and the College of Veterinary Medicine are dedicated to furthering education and knowledge through scientific research. Residents are expected to design and carry out a hypothesis-driven clinical pathology-related research project, write a brief grant proposal, and present and publish their results, under guidance and mentoring by our faculty. Publication of case reports is also encouraged. Candidates with a PhD in biomedical sciences or with interests of pursuing a PhD after completion of the residency are encouraged to apply (several opportunities exist at Cornell University for those candidates wishing to pursue a PhD beyond the residency). A DVM or equivalent degree and 1-2 years of post-DVM work or graduate training in biomedical sciences is required for consideration for this position. Beginning annual salary is a minimum of $35,700, plus benefits. Continuation in the program is contingent upon satisfactory annual performance evaluations. For more information about our program, visit our residency website: departments/departments/population-medicine-and-diagnostic-sciences/intern-and- residency-programs/residency-clinical-pathology.

Applicants should submit a letter of intent, including a clear statement of career goals, curriculum vitae, official veterinary school transcripts, and 3 letters of professional recommendation (sent directly to us by referees). The application deadline is October 6th, 2017 and only complete applications with all required materials will be considered. We also require referees to fill out a standard evaluation form, which can be found on and downloaded from our residency website at the above url, so please ensure that your referees are aware of this requirement. Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit our laboratory and meet with the Clinical Pathology team prior to the application deadline. Although offers may be made at any time after the application deadline, our program will abide by the ACVP training program network's recommended universal acceptance date of November 15th, 2017.

Applications can be submitted by regular mail, courier or email (other than transcripts, which must come by mail or courier). Electronic submissions are preferred.

Submit by mail to: Resident Coordinator, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 14853.

Submit (apart from transcripts) by email to: Please put 2018 clinical pathology residency application in the subject line of the email.

If you have any questions, please contact the Residency Coordinator, Dr. Ashleigh Newman, at the above email address, placing 2018 clinical pathology residency application in the subject line.

Posted: July 7, 2017

Associate Research Technician, In Vivo - AbbVie

COUNTRY: United States
CITY: South San Francisco
ZIP CODE: 94080

Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products — Imbruvica, Venclexta, and Empliciti — and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in nearly 200 clinical trials in 19 different types of cancer.

AbbVie is expanding its oncology hub on the West Coast, with three sites in the San Francisco Bay Area (Redwood City, South San Francisco, and Sunnyvale) focused on the discovery and development of novel oncology therapies. More than 1,000 AbbVie scientists, clinicians, and product developers with strong entrepreneurial roots work across these three sites. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments. This position is based at Stemcentrx, AbbVie's South San Francisco, CA location.

AbbVie Stemcentrx is looking to hire a highly motivated team player who will join the team that supports early stage research and development. The qualified candidate must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, have a strong commitment to providing research support, and dedicated to providing humane animal care in accordance with the animal welfare regulations and local regulations of the IACUC. The candidate must be very reliable, be able to work independently or in a group setting that is dynamic and fast paced, be very focused and attentive to details and be able to provide high quality and consistent results.

Responsibilities include, supporting discovery research by ensuring the highest quality of animal care / husbandry and facility management. Husbandry work includes daily recording of room environments, daily animal health checks and reports, weekly cage changes, stocking of supplies and supporting in Vivo research staff. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays on a rotational basis, be able to lift 50 pounds, be willing to stand for long periods of time and be flexible in working longer hours.


  • A.S. Degree in Biology or related discipline
  • Minimum 1-3 years of directly related experience. AALAS certification is preferred but not required
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to perform occasional physical labor involving lifting weight up to 50 pounds
  • Willing to split weekend and holidays with peers on a rotational basis
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Motivated to excel, learn, attentive to details
  • Efficient in working alone or in a group environment

To apply for this position, please use the following URL:

Posted: July 7, 2017

Clinical Pathology Residency at University of Georgia

The Department of Pathology at The University of Georgia has an opening for residency training in Clinical Pathology beginning July 1, 2018. The incoming resident will join a team comprised of 4 board certified clinical pathologists and 2 clinical pathology residents. This program is 3 years in duration (with or without a concurrent Master of Science degree) and is designed to meet the eligibility requirements for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. The residency involves intensive training in all aspects of veterinary clinical pathology including hematology, clinical chemistry, cytology, and surgical biopsy. Teaching of clinical pathology to veterinary medical students, participation in seminars, presentations at national meetings, and writing a manuscript for publication are also expected of the resident. The starting salary is $31,364.00 per year plus tuition support and travel support to regional and national meetings including training courses. Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree, be a United States citizen or be eligible for lawful admission to the United States and provide evidence of academic strength and interest in clinical pathology. One or more years of post-doctoral clinical experience is recommended but not required. The following residency application materials must be sent electronically in PDF format to Ms. Amanda Wages at curriculum vitae, statement of professional goals and unofficial veterinary school transcripts. Each file should be labeled with the applicant's last name and file contents. Three letters of reference are also required, but they may be emailed separately. Concurrent application to the Graduate school (including official veterinary school transcripts) for either the Master of Science (MS) in Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences or the Non-degree seeking (residency only) program must also be submitted through the Graduate school website ( in order for the residency application to be considered. To discuss graduate degree options or for more information about the residency program, please contact Dr. Bridget Garner at Outstanding candidates may be asked to participate in phone, Skype and/or in-person interviews. Applications submitted by October 15, 2017, are assured full consideration. Additional information about the Department of Pathology may be found at The University of Georgia is located in Athens, a vibrant community of 100,000 located in the wooded Piedmont hills of northeast Georgia. Offering the amenities of a cosmopolitan city, the surrounding area also offers a wide variety of lifestyle choices. Athens is located 1½ hours from Atlanta, two hours from the Appalachian Trail, and four hours from the Atlantic coast.

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: June 30, 2017


The Department of Pathobiology ( and Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory ( at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has an opening for a veterinarian interested in applied graduate study in clinical pathology. The position will be available as early as August 2018. Successful candidates will have the option to choose an applied program of training in clinical pathology leading to eligibility for the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists and a Master's Degree or a biphasic program consisting of 1) applied training in clinical pathology leading to board eligibility, and 2) study in experimental pathology or a related field leading to a PhD degree. Estimated completion time for the combined program (PhD) is five years, depending on prior qualifications. Estimated completion time for the applied program (MS) is three years. Beginning residents receive an annual stipend of $31,600 and are eligible for standard University employee health insurance benefits. A tuition and partial fee waiver is currently available to qualifying residents along with an annual travel stipend.

The department is multi-disciplinary in nature and a wide variety of research opportunities are available. Infectious disease and immunology are particular areas of emphasis within the department and opportunities for research utilizing "cutting edge" techniques in molecular biology, biochemistry and microscopy are available. The clinical pathology laboratory is a full-service laboratory providing testing for hematology, clinical chemistry, endocrinology, cytology and immunocytochemistry.

Interested candidates should complete the online Graduate College application located at: Application materials required are: letter of intent, including career goals, all transcripts, CV, GRE score, TOEFL score (if applicable) and three letters of reference. Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Ms. Karen Nichols ( To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2017. Candidates may be interviewed prior to the closing date; however, no formal offers will be made until after December 1, 2017. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Questions regarding graduate degree options with the program or other questions about the residency program may be directed to Dr. Anne Barger (

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

Posted: June 21, 2017

Lab Technician, Nights, Cleveland, OH

Marshfield Labs Veterinary Services was established in 1991 to serve the needs of veterinarians throughout Wisconsin and the Midwest. While our main lab is located in Marshfield, Wisconsin, we have expanded to include five additional laboratory locations, three in Wisconsin and two in Ohio, which provide daily services for veterinarians and research facilities nationwide.

This is a temporary full time benefited position that will start immediately and last up to one year. M-F with alternation Saturday's; 12a.m. - 8a.m.

The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or Lab Technician performs in-vitro analysis of biologic specimens according to the procedures established for routine and specialized areas of the laboratory. The MLT/Lab Technician participates in the supportive functions of quality control, instrument operation, limited troubleshooting, teaching, and limited problem resolution.

Marshfield Clinic Health System is committed to enriching the lives of others through accessible, affordable compassionate healthcare. Successful applicants will listen, serve and put the needs of patients and customers first.

Requires an Associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or equivalent (i.e., Military trained – Medical Lab Specialist certificate of training obtained prior to April 24, 1995). Current knowledge of laboratory procedures and equipment Preferred/Optional Experience: Previous laboratory experience is recommended. Experience with Laboratory Information Systems is beneficial. Certification or eligibility for certification by a nationally recognized certifying agency.

Questions may be directed to: Karla McGuigan, Human Resources,

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Marshfield Laboratories
15473 Neo Pkwy
Cleveland, OH 44128

A division of: Marshfield Clinic, 1000 North Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449

Marshfield Clinic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted June 5, 2017

Tenure-Track Position in Veterinary Clinical Pathology - Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

(Review of applications will begin May 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled) The successful candidate will be a competent and enthusiastic teacher, scholar, diagnostician, and committed to advancing the research program of the Department and WCVM. Duties will include teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, supervision of graduate students, research and scholarly activity, and diagnostic service, usually in the context of clinical teaching. Tenure and promotion decisions will be based on teaching ability and performance, practice of professional skills or research, and scholarly work. Applicants must have a DVM (or equivalent) and board certification or eligibility for certification with the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Clinical Pathology) or DVM (or equivalent) and degree/advanced training in clinical pathology. Candidate must be eligible for licensure with the Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association (SVMA).

In addition to proficiency in diagnostic anatomic and clinical pathology, current areas of expertise within the Department include: pathogenesis of infectious disease in domestic and wildlife species, skeletal and metabolic disease, oncology, and innate immunity. Independent and collaborative research within the Department, College, and University is encouraged. Resources for research and scholarly activity include a rich and diverse diagnostic caseload available through Prairie Diagnostic Services Inc.; the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative; the Veterinary Medical Centre; the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO); InterVac (International Vaccine Centre), a vaccine research and development centre with one of the largest Containment Level 3 (CL3) facilities in North America; the Canadian Light Source, Canada's national synchrotron light facility; and a number of interdisciplinary groups including the: Toxicology Group, Immunology and Infectious Disease Research Group, School of Public Health, and School of the Environment and Sustainability. The WCVM has undergone major renovation and expansion that includes a well-equipped cooperative college research laboratory suited to a range of molecular techniques and a new diagnostic laboratory.

Since the successful candidate will be expected to initiate and sustain a research program, a competitive research start-up package will be provided.

Salary bands for this position are as follows: Assistant Professor - $93,293 - $112,109; Associate Professor - $112,109 - $130,925 and Professor $130,925 - $152,877 This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

The University of Saskatchewan, with a student population of about 20,000, boasts a beautiful campus located in Saskatoon, a prairie city with a population of over 250,000. The city offers a scenic riverbank, many parks, a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant cultural community, affordable living, and a high quality of life. The University of Saskatchewan has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and service and has the widest array of health science colleges in Canada.

Complete applications will include: a statement of professional goals and interests; current curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information of at least three professionals willing to serve as references. Appropriately signed electronic or paper-based applications should be sent to:

Dr. Susantha Gomis, Head
Department of Veterinary Pathology
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
52 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
S7N 5B4
Phone: 306 966-7299 Fax: 306 966-7439

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified individuals are invited to apply, but Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Posted May 19, 2017

Clinical Pathologist, IDEXX Labs - Markham, ON

Job Description
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. IDEXX products enhance the ability of veterinarians to provide advanced medical care, improve staff efficiency and build more economically successful practices. IDEXX is also a worldwide leader in providing diagnostic tests and information for livestock and poultry and tests for the quality and safety of water and milk. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX Laboratories employs more than 8,000 people and offers products to customers in over 175 countries.


The majority of the pathologist’s duties involves, but is not limited to, providing clients with diagnostic evaluations in the area of clinical pathology and providing necessary follow-up consultation.  A high level of importance is placed on quality, timeliness, customer service, effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.


  • Responsible for gross and/or microscopic examination of clinical pathology specimens and preparation of pathology reports in a timely manner.
  • Meet caseload and turnaround expectations. 
  • Responsible for providing telephone consultations to clients.
  • Consult with and assist other pathologists as needed to promote collegiality.
  • Interact with, advise and assist laboratory personnel in proper specimen processing techniques and function as the pathologist on duty.
  • Promote the growth of IDEXX by actively participating in pathologist meetings and developing and maintaining professional relationships/contact with clients.
  • Participate in the quality control programs.
  • Maintain proficiency and develop diagnostic skills through regular continuing education.
  • Time may be provided off of routine diagnostic responsibilities to allow the pathologist to engage in other professional activities as approved by management.  Such activities should improve the function or professional reputation of IDEXX.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications


  • ACVP or ECVP certifying examination eligible or board certified (preferred).
  • Board certified with 0-5 years’ experience.  Board eligible with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a diagnostic field.
  • Must obtain or be eligible to obtain provincial licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Ontario.  


  • Familiarity with current topics and issues in clinical veterinary medicine.
  • Ability to type and use dictation equipment.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • A service oriented attitude.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Computer skills are required


  • This job classification requires that the applicant be capable of sitting for extended periods, reaching, speaking, seeing, and hearing (with appropriate aids as needed). This job classification also involves repetitive use of the hands, wrists, and arms. Applicants must be able to meet the minimum dexterity requirements of the position. For employees in the Customer Liaison role, necropsy duties will require the ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.


  • This position involves potential for exposure to agents known to cause zoonotic disease and the use of hazardous materials (i.e., formalin, xylene).
  • The pathologist may be responsible for periodic Saturday duty.

To apply, please visit:

Posted April 4, 2017

Assistant, Associate, Professor of Clinical Pathology - Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine

The rapidly growing Department of Pathology and Population Medicine at Midwestern University's College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full time faculty position in clinical pathology. Our pathology team currently includes 2 clinical and 3 anatomic pathologists. This appointment can be tenure-track or non-tenure-track, depending on the goals of the applicant. The successful applicant will play an important role in teaching and mentoring veterinary students, developing the pathology program at Midwestern, and providing clinical pathology service support for on-campus clinical programs. He/she may also supervise graduate student research projects and will be encouraged to develop wider independent or collaborative research projects.

The following qualifications are required:

  • DVM or equivalent degree (AVMA-accredited degree program preferred)
  • Board certification by ACVP or ECVP
  • Evidence of excellent communication skills
  • Teaching and clinical diagnostic pathology experience
  • A strong commitment to meeting the needs of students, and an understanding of student-centered learning
  • Collaborative mindset to foster a team-approach to teaching and service

The following qualifications are desirable but not required:

  • Ph.D. degree in a relevant field of study
  • Additional advanced training in pathology

Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and professional education in the health sciences. The University has two campuses -- one in Downers Grove, Illinois and the other in Glendale, Arizona. More than 6,000 full-time students are enrolled in graduate programs in osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nurse anesthesia, cardiovascular perfusion, podiatry, optometry, clinical psychology, speech language pathology, and biomedical sciences. Over 500 full-time faculty members and 400 staff members are dedicated to the education and development of our students in an environment that encourages learning, respect for all members of the health care team, service, interdisciplinary scholarly activity, and personal growth. The addition of veterinary medicine on the Glendale campus provides an excellent opportunity to train students following the principles of One Health. The MWU-CVM has received provisional accreditation from the AVMA Council on Education and anticipates Full Accreditation in 2018. The first class of 100 students matriculated in August 2014.

The Animal Health Institute is the clinical arm of the College of Veterinary Medicine. It is comprised of the Diagnostic Pathology Center (DPC), Companion Animal Clinic (CAC), and the Equine and Bovine Center (EBC). Clinical pathology services are housed in the CAC, a modern and innovative veterinary hospital for small animals, which opened in December 2014. The 111,000 sq. ft. building contains state-of-the-art surgical, dental, and intensive care facilities, and is equipped with digital radiography, fluoroscopy, C-arm, 32-slice CT, ultrasound, endoscopy, laparoscopy, and arthroscopy equipment. A 3.0 Tesla MRI and a 128-slice PET/CT will be housed in the adjacent Institute for Healthcare Innovation, scheduled to break ground in 2016. A full-service rehabilitation facility is available for post-surgical patients. In addition to outstanding clinical facilities and equipment, the Animal Health Institute houses a pharmacy, a large and well-equipped surgery teaching laboratory, simulated examination rooms for clinical communications training using standardized clients/patients, and ample conference and small-group meeting rooms. A large, full-service clinical pathology laboratory is currently in development. The DPC is a state-of-the-art pathology facility that includes a 5,300 sq-ft necropsy floor, a gross pathology teaching theatre, a fully equipped histopathology laboratory, an 800 sq-ft BSL3-capable necropsy suite, and 1200 sq-ft of classroom/teaching space. The EBC is a large animal teaching facility housing small herds of cattle and horses. This facility includes a clinical skills teaching laboratory hosting a variety of large animal simulators and models, arenas, and live-animal indoor and outdoor teaching and treatment areas.

We are seeking a faculty member who is excited about participating in the growth of a new veterinary college and having a role in shaping its teaching and clinical programs. While independent research is not a requirement for this position, a certain degree of scholarly activity is expected of all faculty members. Evidence of interest and experience in research will be considered an asset. If you would like to learn more about this position or about the CVM, please submit your letter of intent and application through Midwestern University's online job board:

  1. Visit
  2. In the Quick Links section, select "Employment at MWU"
  3. Select "Employment Opportunities"
  4. Select "Faculty" for job category, "Arizona" for location and click "Search".
  5. Your online application should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae with the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

For more information about this position, please contact:

Alexandra Brower, D.V.M., DACVP
Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Population Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine, Midwestern University

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a).

Posted March 29, 2017