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Career Opportunities in Veterinary Clinical Pathology

 

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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, 2016 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, teaching applied clinical pathology to veterinary students, attending courses and 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 currently $28,956 per year with WSU graduate student benefits and full tuition waiver.

All applicants must have a DVM degree or equivalent and be eligible for enrollment in the Graduate School at Washington State University (http://www.gradschool.wsu.edu/). Review of applications begins October 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a letter containing their career goals, names and contact information of 3 professional references, a curriculum vitae, and non-official copies of their college transcripts to Dr. Cleverson D Souza, DVM, MSc. PhD, DACVP, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, WSU, Pullman, WA 99164-7060; Ph 509-335-0820; email souza@vetmed.wsu.edu. WSU is an AA/EOE.


Residency/Graduate Study in Veterinary Clinical Pathology

The Department of Pathobiology (http://vetmed.illinois.edu/path/) and Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (http://vetmed.illinois.edu/vdl/) 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 2016. 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: http://www.grad.uiuc.edu/admissions/apply/. 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 klp68@illinois.edu. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 1, 2015. Candidates may be interviewed prior to the closing date; however, no formal offers will be made until after December 1, 2015. Questions regarding graduate degree options with the program or other questions about the residency program may be directed to Dr. Anne Barger (abarger@illinois.edu). The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).


Assistant Professor, Clinical Pathology - Oregon State University

The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR is seeking an outstanding, motivated applicant for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month appointment at a tenure-track or non-tenure (clinical) track assistant professor level. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree and Diplomate status or eligibility for taking the boards of the American or European College of Veterinary Pathologists is required. An advanced degree, preferably PhD, in pathology or a related discipline is also preferred. Experience in diagnostic pathology, teaching, and research is essential.

OSU is one of only ten American universities to hold the Land Grant, Sea Grant, and Space Grant designation and is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Extensive university. Approximately 24,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate and professional students are enrolled at OSU, including 6,300 U.S. students of color and 3,300 international students. The university has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and community. We actively engage in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus environment. OSU provides outstanding leadership opportunities for people interested in promoting and enhancing diversity and creativity.

The VDL is accredited by the AAVLD and provides a full range of diagnostic services. Clientele includes veterinary practices and animal owners throughout the Pacific Northwest, plus the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital resulting in a diverse range of case material. Primary duties include providing clinical pathology service at the OSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) and participating in the teaching mission of the College. Scholarly activity is also required. The successful applicant will participate in rotating diagnostic duty, training of veterinary students, graduate students and house officers and will have the opportunity to facilitate the development and evaluation of new diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. The CVM is committed to the One Health initiative and supports increased efficacy of public health endeavors, and of communication and collaboration between healthcare disciplines. Research programs and services within the College and across campus provide ample opportunity for collaborations and development of independent lines of scholarly activity.

OSU is located in Corvallis, a community of 55,000 people situated in the Willamette Valley between Portland and Eugene. Ocean beaches, lakes, rivers, forests, high desert, the rugged Cascade and Coast Ranges, and the urban amenities of the Portland metropolitan area are all within a 100-mile drive of Corvallis.

For full consideration, please apply by October 1, 2015. Apply online at http://oregonstate.edu/jobs, posting 0015582. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three academic or professional references. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Elena Gorman, Chair of the Search Committee at Elena.gorman@oregonstate.edu. OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled inclusive community.


Section Head/Clinical Pathologist - Texas A&M University

The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) is a member of the Texas A&M University System and is composed of two full-service laboratories, one in Amarillo and one in College Station, and two poultry laboratories in Center and Gonzales. While maintaining traditional service, TVMDL is dedicated to developing new diagnostic tools, incorporating state-of-the-art technology, and increasing efficiency while providing clients with professional expertise.

TVMDL, one of the nation's busiest veterinary diagnostic laboratories, seeks an experienced professional to serve as the Clinical Pathology Section Head in College Station. This role functions both as the Section Head and a Clinical Pathologist at TVMDL's College Station location.

  • Perform cytologic evaluation and interpretation of specimens submitted to TVMDL. Prepare written reports and client communications on cytologic findings, clinical pathology interpretation and results. Provide interpretation of other clinical pathology results, including chemistries, hematology, urinalysis, and special chemistries submitted to TVMDL. Assist other clinical pathologists with difficult cases.
  • Oversee testing performed by technicians; final cases; communicate results and provide interpretation to appropriate individuals; answer inquiries from clients; perform clinical pathology tests. Responsible for scientific accuracy, completeness and promptness of laboratory results.
  • Responsible for staff recruitment, hiring, evaluation, counseling, development and termination for employees in the Clinical Pathology Section. Recommend promotions, reclassifications and salary for direct reports. Develop justification and maintain documentation for all personnel actions. Provide proactive, collaborative, and effective direct oversight and leadership to direct reports. Ensure employee actions are in compliance with Texas A&M System and TVMDL rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Create an ethical, non¬discriminatory, positive and safe work environment. Proactively identify and address personnel issues, manage conflict and respond to grievances. Investigate complaints or performance concerns. Identify staff development and training needs and ensure training is obtained. Ensure new staff receives necessary orientation training. Monitor and document safety and quality assurance training as needed. Maintain training records for employees. Communicate regular updates and share agency wide strategic information with all staff reporting through your chain of command. Serve as an advocate for employee issues with colleagues and agency management. Determine appropriate and equitable distribution of work assignments to meet quality assurance, safety and overall TVMDL objectives. Ensure employees provide high quality, consistent and positive customer service with laboratory clients and colleagues.
  • Directly manage and coordinate the efforts of other supervisors. Ensure effective and appropriate management and leadership by subordinate supervisors. Provide coaching, training and mentorship to support professional development for subordinate supervisors and the supervisor's employees.
  • In collaboration with the Assistant Agency Director for Finance, establish and manage the budget for the Clinical Pathology Section. Formulate and implement section specific goals and strategies to address financial and/or workload trends. Oversee daily operations in the Clinical Pathology section at College Station. Supervise, assist, and fill in for technical staff. Review and approve time sheets of technicians. Provide input to Branch Chief regarding performance of technical staff. Provide input related to strategic planning for the Clinical Pathology sections.
  • Collaborate with Section Heads and appropriate personnel from College Station and other TVMDL laboratories to develop, evaluate, and implement new diagnostic tests within the Clinical Pathology section. Ensure implementation of quality control/assurance and safety in the laboratory by writing, reviewing, and revising SOPs and controlled documents; oversee technician training and proficiency testing; serve as representative for the Clinical Pathology section to the TVMDL QA and Safety committees.
  • Attend scientific meetings to learn and implement new knowledge and procedures pertaining to diagnostic testing in the Clinical Pathology section. Coordinate cases assigned to clinical pathology and endocrinology. Miscellaneous assignments including mentoring clinical pathology residents and veterinary students as needed. Performs other job related duties as required.

Required education includes a DVM and MS or 2 years residency in clinical pathology. Required experience includes two years in clinical pathology and must be ACVP eligible. Professional knowledge of veterinary diagnostic principles, concepts, practices, and established methodologies sufficient to provide technical knowledge on a full range of veterinary analytical testing programs and a quality assurance program. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Experience in executive leadership and management. Ability to work cooperatively with others, provide leadership and accomplish tasks without supervision. Ability to multi¬task and work cooperatively with others.

Apply online at https://greatjobs.tamu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=191646

TVMDL is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Veterans, and Disability Employer.


Clinical Pathology Residency - 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, 2016. This residency program provides 3 years of specialty training in clinical pathology under the guidance of three board-certified faculty. 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, development of analytical and diagnostic skills, critical journal review, and principles and techniques of laboratory methods. Our residents rotate through relevant sections of the clinical pathology, anatomic pathology, and other diagnostic laboratories. They also participate in journal clubs, rounds and seminars; present/publish case reports, and teach clinical pathology to students and veterinarians. The section of Clinical Pathology and the College of Veterinary Medicine are dedicated to furthering education and knowledge through scientific research, so residents are expected to design and carry out a hypothesis-driven clinical pathology-related research project and present and publish research data. Ample opportunities exist at Cornell University for pursuing advanced research training (e.g. PhD) and candidates with such interests are strongly encouraged to apply.

A DVM or equivalent is required for this position and at least one year in clinical practice/internship or completion of a PhD program in biomedical sciences is preferred. Beginning annual salary is $35,700, plus benefits. Continuation in the program is contingent upon satisfactory annual performance evaluations. For more information about our program, visit our website: http://www.vet.cornell.edu/popmed/clin_path.cfm.

Applicants should submit a letter of intent, including a clear statement of career goals, curriculum vitae, official veterinary school transcripts in a sealed envelope stamped with the registrar's seal, and 3 letters of professional recommendation. Applicants are encouraged to direct referees to our website for guidance as to the desired content of reference letters. Submit applications to: Dr. Heather Priest, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 14853. The application deadline is November 2, 2015.


Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine - Assistant/Associate Professor - Clinical Track

The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL) and Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology (DMP), College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University invite applications for a clinical track position in clinical pathology. This position carries an appointment of approximately 80% service which will involve providing diagnostic services and supervising the clinical pathology laboratory. The remainder of the appointment will be divided between teaching and other scholarly activities. Opportunities are available to pursue collaborative and clinical research. Service and clinical teaching responsibilities include the full range of clinical pathology services within KSVDL, residency training, and instruction of senior veterinary students. The KSVDL is an AAVLD-accredited veterinary diagnostic laboratory. Information regarding the directed service/teaching/research/scholarly activity opportunities within the KSVDL and DMP is available on our web sites (http://www.ksvdl.org) and (http://www.vet.ksu.edu/depts/dmp/).

For additional information contact the chair of the committee, Dr. Lisa Pohlman (lpohlman@vet.k-state.edu) or Dr. Gary Anderson (ganders@vet.k-state.edu), KSVDL director. The successful applicant will hold a DVM degree or equivalent and will be Board certified by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. An advanced graduate degree is desired but not mandatory. Excellent communication skills are required. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Please send a curriculum vitae, a letter summarizing career goals and contact information for three professional references to cvmjobs@vet.k-state.edu. Please reference Requisition Number 5473 in the subject line of your email.

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience


Chief of Clinical Pathology Service

Animal Reference Pathology LLC (ARP) is seeking a board certified veterinary clinical pathologist to manage the ARP clinical pathology service.

The responsibility of the chief of clinical pathology is to manage the clinical pathology service so as to exceed client expectations while maintaining profitability within the clinical pathology section.

Apply for this position if:

  • You love the profession of veterinary medicine
  • Have a passion for diagnostic pathology
  • Enjoy interacting with clients and establishing strong clinician-pathologist connections
  • Have a sense of humor
  • Enjoy the challenge of cytology but don't want to just read cytology cases all day, everyday
  • Can appreciate the deliciousness of a good donut
  • Have a basic understanding of the veterinary diagnostic laboratory market
  • You are seeking a career in veterinary diagnostic pathology
  • You are licensed to practice veterinary medicine in one of the fifty states
  • You have passed the ACVP certification examination in veterinary clinical pathology
  • You like to use and adapt technology to your work

Do not apply for this position if:

  • You have no sense of humor
  • You want to get a pile of cases each morning, close your door, not talk to anyone be it coworkers or clients and go home when finished
  • Have no pets and do not wish to have pets
  • You regret becoming a veterinarian
  • You just want a job to pay the bills

Animal Reference Pathology LLC is located in Salt Lake City, Utah and our mission statement is "Advancing the Art and Science of Veterinary Medicine." Learn more about ARP at www.animalreferencepathology.com

Interested individuals should email their CV/resume and a brief introduction to david@animalreferencepathology.com


Veterinary Clinical Pathology Residency Training with Graduate Research Opportunities

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, 18 of whom are ACVP, ACVM or ACLAM board certified. 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, 2016 will be reviewed promptly as they arrive until the position is filled. For additional information and application procedures, visit: http://www.cvmbs.colostate.edu/ns/departments/mip/residency/index.aspx. For further information about the combined program, please contact Dr. Amy MacNeill; tel. (970) 297-5112 or email: Amy.MacNeill@colostate.edu or EJ Ehrhart; tel. (970) 297-4086 or email: ej.ehrhart@colostate.edu. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Ms. Heidi Runge; tel. (970) 491-1630 or by email: gradpath@colostate.edu.

Applications should be sent to:
Residency Coordinator
c/o Ms. Heidi Runge
Colorado State University
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology
1682 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO. 80523-1682
Select application materials may be submitted electronically.

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


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, 2016. 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 four 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, 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 from an AVMA-accredited school.

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 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 (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 979-845- 9180) and visit the residency webpage (http://vetmed.tamu.edu/vtpb/residencies/pathology). Review of completed application packets will begin November 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

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


Veterinary Pathologist/Staff Scientist - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

Overview
Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch's pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer with minimal side effects. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation's first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women's Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

The Veterinary Pathologist works with other pathologists, faculty, post-doctoral students, and staff members to provide diagnostic and research support in scientific programs that involve experimental manipulations of rodents and larger laboratory animals for various clinical and fundamental studies in cancer biology and therapeutics and train postdoctoral and research personnel. The Veterinary Pathologist reports directly to the Comparative Medicine Director.

Responsibilities

The Veterinary Pathologist provides support and training for all veterinary pathology cases as well as to help develop new pathology-inclusive initiatives for Comparative Medicine.

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES

  • Characterize and write summary reports regarding experimentally induced and natural occurring diseases in laboratory mice, rats, dogs, and occasional other research animal species used in the Center's scientific programs.
  • Collaborate with the Center's research investigators in planning and performing studies of non-human subjects.
  • Utilize clinical, gross, microscopic, cytological, clinico-pathological, imaging data, and basic molecular techniques, including immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization during review of pathology cases in order to make comprehensive assessments.
  • Collaborate with the Center's scientists to comprehensively assess the pathobiology of animals models of cancer and infectious diseases, including xenograft models, PDX models and genetically engineered mouse models, including different methods of phenotypic expression.
  • Advise regarding the laboratory animal health program for the Center's laboratory rodent colonies, including relevant laboratory test platforms run in-house.
  • Provide training in the appropriate methods of systemic gross necropsy evaluation and tissue collection for pathology cases.
  • Work with the Experimental Histopathology staff members to ensure use of appropriate histo technology methods applicable to each veterinary case.
  • Assist in the writing of grant applications and other narratives for purchase of new equipment, development of new pathology-inclusive initiatives, and summary progress reports of funded projects.
  • Serve as a member of the Center veterinary team regarding diagnosis, treatment and prevention of spontaneous diseases in animals.
  • Assist the Comparative Medicine Director in project-specific tasks to maintain the quality of the resource and the cost-effectiveness of facility operations.
  • Keep current in the field by maintaining contacts with colleagues, attending conferences, attending training sessions, and advancing the knowledge base to meet the research needs of the Center's scientific programs involving animals.
  • Perform other responsibilities as required or as assigned by the Director.

Qualifications

A DVM/VMD/BVSc degree with at least 3 years' experience working with laboratory rodents, including transgenic, knockout, and immunodeficient strains of mice in a veterinary pathologist role.

Be American College of Veterinary Pathologists board certified or board eligible.

Make recommendations for subsequent investigative studies at the cellular, ultrastructural, and/or molecular level to support the morphologic evaluations.

Have strong organizational skills, good written/verbal communication skills in English, attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to multi-task and work as a collegial team member in an active and competitive biomedical research environment.

Demonstrate a thorough understanding of experimental biology and comparative medicine.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Be certified as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology.
  • Be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state, with Washington State preferred.
  • Have an advanced research degree (i.e. MS and/or Ph.D).

Apply online at www.fredhutch.org


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pathology (Research Emphasis) - Baltimore, MD

The Johns Hopkins Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology invites applications for our 4-year postdoctoral fellowship (research emphasis). The successful candidate will receive 3 years of outstanding research training in a discipline of their choice. Research training is preceded by one year of intensive training in anatomic pathology in preparation for certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP). This training is comparable to residency/PhD programs offered at veterinary schools, but is distinguished by the broader research opportunities afforded by a large medical institution and the opportunity to pursue a PhD in a stellar JHU graduate program.

Program
This is a 2-part program: three years of research training, funded by the National Institutes of Health, preceded by a year of pathology training funded by Research Animal Resources. During the first year the postdoctoral fellows gain outstanding clinical experience in anatomic pathology through gross and microscopic examination of cases from the JHU animal colonies, local veterinary practitioners, the Maryland State Laboratory, the Maryland Zoo and the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Didactic training consists of weekly lectures and pathology seminars plus peer-mentored boards study, gross and histopathology practice and journal review. In years 2 to 4, trainees participate in full-time mentored basic or applied research in a discipline of their choice. Postdoctoral fellows may pursue a PhD concurrent with their research training, finishing their PhD after completing the pathology fellowship.

Faculty
Our faculty includes 12 veterinarians with ACVP and/or ACLAM board certification plus additional MD and PhD faculty. Research interests include retrovirology, neuropathology, cardiovascular disease, proteomics, rodent phenotyping and laboratory animal diseases. Postdoctoral fellows also may work with faculty from more than 30 academic departments forming Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Qualifications
This position is targeted for a veterinarian who wishes to pursue a career as an experimental pathologist in a research setting. Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States who has graduated from an AVMA-accredited institution. Candidates from non AVMA-accredited institutions must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States and must have the ECFVG or a license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state of the United States.

Applications
Submit your curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, class rank, GRE scores, and a letter of application, describing your (i) professional background, interests and goals, (ii) pathology experience and preparation, and (iii) plan for professional development to Emma Ey, Academic Program Coordinator, Johns Hopkins University, 733 N. Broadway, Suite 811, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, phone 443-287-2953 or email her at eey@jhmi.edu. Visit our website at www.hopkinsmedicine.org/mcp. Application deadline is October 9, 2015. Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and educator.


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Comparative Pathology (Clinical Emphasis) - Baltimore, MD

The Johns Hopkins Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology is accepting applications for our three-year anatomic pathology postdoctoral fellowship program for veterinarians. Funded by Research Animal Resources, this program provides outstanding anatomic pathology training, and prepares the resident to fulfill the requirements for certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathology (ACVP).

Program
Postdoctoral Fellows gain practical and diverse experience in anatomic pathology, including phenotyping and pathology of genetically engineered rodents, through gross and microscopic examination of pathology cases from the Johns Hopkins University animal colonies, local practitioners, the Maryland Zoo and the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Didactic training consists of weekly lectures, slide review, and seminars. Postdoctoral Fellows work alongside other trainees in peer-mentored boards study, gross and histopathology practice and journal review. Postdoctoral Fellows also participate in the medical school's pathology service and conduct hypothesis-driven research.

Faculty
Our faculty includes 12 veterinarians with ACVP and/or ACLAM board certification plus additional MD and PhD faculty. Research interests include retrovirology, neuropathology, cardiovascular disease, proteomics, rodent phenotyping and laboratory animal diseases. Postdoctoral Fellows also may work with faculty from more than 30 academic departments forming Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Qualifications
This position is targeted for a veterinarian who wishes to pursue a career as an experimental pathologist in a research setting. Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States who has graduated from an AVMA-accredited institution. Candidates from non AVMA-accredited institutions must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States and must have the ECFVG or a license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state of the United States.

Applications
Submit your curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, class rank, GRE scores, and a letter of application, describing your (i) professional background, interests and goals, (ii) pathology experience and preparation, and (iii) plan for professional development to Emma Ey, Academic Program Coordinator, Johns Hopkins University, 733 N. Broadway, Suite 811, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, phone 443-287-2953 or e-mail her at eey@jhmi.edu. Visit our website at www.hopkinsmedicine.org/mcp. Application deadline is October 9, 2015. Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and educator.


Senior Scientist – Veterinary Clinical Pathologist - South San Francisco, CA

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, we continue to advance science and serve patients.

Amgen's Comparative Biology and Safety Sciences (CBSS), is expanding at our San Francisco site to meet the needs of our developing R&D organization.

Amgen scientists make significant contributions to projects across multiple therapeutic areas, working with project teams to bring forward the best possible medication to treat humans.

We are seeking a veterinary clinical pathologist to actively contribute to projects from target selection/validation through to late stage toxicology studies. Working in close collaboration with colleagues from Discovery Research and Translational Sciences, the successful candidate will contribute to the selection and efficacy/safety assessment of biologic and small molecule therapeutics.

As a CBSS pathologist, you will work with our laboratory scientists and other experts to design protocols and generate impactful data and interpretations on target selection and expression, therapeutic efficacy, early safety assessment, issue resolution, pathobiology mechanisms and biomarker studies. You will be responsible for management of medical technologists at laboratories at 2 sites, and for establishing seamless interaction between clinical pathology scientists and immunobiologists. You will mentor the laboratory staff in their growth and career development, and assure quality laboratory results. You will analyze and integrate datasets from nonclinical studies and programs in support of drug discovery and development. You will be responsible for representing and reporting interpretations and making recommendations and decisions for project teams in a collaborative environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree & 2 years of clinical pathology experience OR
  • Master's degree & 6 years of clinical pathology experience OR
  • Bachelor's degree & 8 years of clinical pathology experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • D.V.M. and post-graduate residency training in clinical pathology
  • ACVP or ECVP board certification in veterinary clinical pathology
  • Expertise in flow cytometry, immunobiology, and/or immunocytochemistry
  • Ability to critically evaluate, integrate and interpret nonclinical data

Amgen's outstanding compensation package features comprehensive benefits. To learn more about this opportunity and to apply, please visit us online at www.amgen.com/careers and search job #32068BR.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Clinical Pathologist - Oklahoma State University

The Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University (OSU) seeks an energetic, diagnostically-oriented Veterinary Clinical Pathologist to join our pathology group. While flexible, we envision the position to have a 75% assignment to diagnostic service and teaching with the remainder directed to collaborative research and other scholarly activities. The successful candidate would join a collegial, interactive group of 2 other Clinical Pathologists, 7 Anatomic Pathologists, 2 Clinical Pathology Residents and 3 Anatomic Pathology Residents. Appointment may be either tenure-track or clinical-track, negotiable based on both departmental needs and applicant's experience. Qualifications for this position include DVM or equivalent degree. Appointment at Associate or full Professor requires board certification by ACVP, while appointment at Assistant Professor requires ACVP certification or eligibility. A PhD degree is desirable, but not mandatory. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Teaching responsibilities include didactic instruction in Years II and III of the DVM curriculum (Clinical Pathology Course, Diagnostic Cytology Course), small group teaching of Year IV veterinary students in clinical rotations (Diagnostics Rotation, Cytology Elective) and hands-on training of clinical pathology and anatomic pathology residents. Diagnostic service is shared with two other clinical pathologists and is performed through a commercial veterinary diagnostic lab that is housed within the teaching hospital. The lab has a moderate case load that provides a rich variety of samples, especially infectious disease samples, while still allowing for concurrent instruction of residents, students, and providing time and material for scholarly pursuits.

Oklahoma State University values and rewards excellence in teaching and diagnostic service. We are seeking someone with a passion for teaching who strives to incorporate both traditional and novel teaching strategies, with a commitment to student success. Other desired attributes are experience with diagnostic service that stresses attention to detail, a client-oriented mindset, and good verbal and written communication skills. Scholarship of service is expected and should be demonstrated through peer-reviewed publication of case materials, presentations at national meetings, contributions to textbooks, and presentation of Continuing Education opportunities for veterinarians.

There are many opportunities for collaborative research with other departmental and college faculty members. Research interests of departmental faculty include molecular pathogenesis, epidemiology, and prevention of important viral, bacterial, and parasitic infectious diseases with areas of emphasis in respiratory infections and vector-borne disease agents.

Oklahoma State University is located in Stillwater, OK, a college town of approximately 46,000 located about an hour away from either Tulsa or Oklahoma City. Stillwater, the home of Red Dirt music, was recently named as the 6th fastest growing small town in America by Forbes magazine. Numerous leisure activities are available including camping, hiking, golf, tennis, state parks, lakes/rivers for boating and fishing, theatre and music productions, rodeos, and the excitement of Big XII sporting events.

Interested individuals are encouraged to apply by submitting a letter stating professional goals and interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for 3 references to Dr. James Meinkoth, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology. Electronic submittal of materials (preferred) can be sent to james.meinkoth@okstate.edu Hard copies can be mailed to 250 McElroy Hall, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078-2007. Additional information available by phone: 405-744-6747, website: www.cvm.okstate.edu, or email (james.meinkoth@okstate.edu). Review of applications will begin March 16th and continue until the position is filled.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU-Stillwater is a tobacco-free campus. For more information go to www.afirmact.okstate.edu.


Clinical Track Position in Veterinary Clinical Pathology - Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL) and Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University invite applications for a clinical track position in clinical pathology. This position carries an appointment of approximately 80% service which will involve providing diagnostic services and supervising the clinical pathology laboratory. The remainder of the appointment will be divided between teaching and other scholarly activities. Opportunities are available to pursue collaborative or clinical research. Service and clinical teaching responsibilities include the full range of clinical pathology services within KSVDL, residency training, and instruction of senior veterinary students. The KSVDL is an AAVLD-accredited full service veterinary diagnostic laboratory. Information regarding the directed service/teaching/research/scholarly activity opportunities within the KSVDL and Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology is available on our web sites (http://www.ksvdl.org) and (http://www.vet.ksu.edu/depts/dmp/). The successful applicant will hold a DVM degree or equivalent and will be Board certified by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. An advanced graduate degree is desired but not mandatory. Excellent communication skills are required. Salary is negotiable and is commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin March 20, 2015 and continue until a candidate is recommended for appointment. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a letter summarizing career goals, and names of three references to Brandy Nowakowski, Dept. of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 or nowakows@vet.k-state.edu. For additional information contact the chair of the committee, Dr. Lisa Pohlman (lpohlman@vet.k-state.edu). The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Kansas State University is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required. Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees.


Clinical Pathology Vacancy - Auckland, New Zealand

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 a current full time vacancy in Auckland NZ. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic veterinary clinical pathologist 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 NZ 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 sarah.hydes@gribbles.co.nz Laboratory Manager - Gribbles Veterinary Pathology Auckland New Zealand.