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Career Opportunities in Veterinary Clinical Pathology


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Veterinary Pathologist with Scientific Responsibility for Clinical Pathology - Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK

At Covance, your imagination, your dedication, and your drive to find solutions to challenging projects begin on your very first day. Covance is one of the world’s largest and most respected contract research organizations. Our clients are a Who’s Who of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.
Are you looking for an alternative career outside of diagnostic pathology? Come join a global team of veterinary pathologists focused on providing high quality support to nonclinical studies spanning all phases of drug development.  Due to our continuous growth, we are looking for a veterinary clinical pathologist or veterinary pathologist with interest in clinical pathology to be based at our Harrogate site in United Kingdom.

Duties and responsibilities of the role may include: 

  • Interpretation of clinical pathology data and author of reports for animal toxicology studies
  • Provide training and consultation to the clinical pathology laboratory staff
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external clients
  • Provide diagnostic support to the Department of Laboratory Animal Medicine

Education/ Experience

  • Veterinary degree or equivalent
  • Pathology residency or graduate studies (i.e. MS, PhD) or equivalent work place training and experience.
  • Recognised certification in veterinary clinical or anatomic pathology (ECVCP, ACVP, ECVP, FRCPath) or equivalent, board eligible will also be considered


  • Several years of clinical pathology experience
  • Ability to work with other scientists and staff to address scientific issues relating to clinical pathology
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

This role will have limited travel within EU and USA to Covance sites, conferences and client visits.

We Offer

Here, you can make a difference, not only by helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to people around the world, but also by helping us become a great company - one that delights our clients with the broadest and best service portfolio in our industry, energizes our people with a stimulating environment and growth opportunities, and rewards our investors with outstanding returns.
If you love the intellectual challenge of working in a fast-paced, results-driven organization, there     is a home for you at Covance. There is no better time to join us!
Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. (M/F/D/V). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

Please apply directly through our career site:

Posted: March 8, 2018

PFIZER INC. - DSRD Global Clinical Pathology Senior Scientist, Req # 4690059

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This position will reside within the Global Clinical Pathology laboratory a section of the Global Biomarker Laboratories within Drug Safety Research and Development The candidate will contribute to the Global DSRD Biomarker Clinical Pathology group to enable effectiveness across the DSRD Global Biomarker organization. The role will provide laboratory support for the Global Clinical Pathology laboratory including routine clinical pathology and investigative biomarker support to support both efficacy and safety evaluation of drug candidates for discovery, pre-clinical, and clinical studies. Routine clinical pathology analysis involves hematology, clinical chemistry, coagulation, immunoassay and urinalysis. 

Role Responsibilities

  • The major duties & responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • The candidate is responsible for generation of hematology, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, coagulation, immunoassay and novel assay development data in support of both safety and efficacy assessment of pharmaceutical drug candidates in compliance with GLP/GCLP and College of American Pathologists (CAP) regulatory standards as applicable within a Clinical Pathology laboratory.
  • Other responsibilities of the candidate will include ensuring the quality of raw data, contributing to methodology development for new biomarkers, contributing to technology development, author technical documents such as validation plans/memos, SOPs, User Guides, and memos as required. 
  • Exposure to new methods development such as flow cytometry and plate base assays is possible based upon individual experience and knowledge.
  • Experience with a laboratory informatics data collection system is required.
  • Candidate will develop/validate new methodologies or applications, process and evaluate data from samples for multi-site studies, evaluates data including study samples and quality control samples, participates in routine equipment maintenance and instrument and/or assay troubleshooting, provides data collation, summarization, QC evaluation, and archiving as required.
  • The candidate contributes to biomarker assay validation, including planning, data collection, interpretation, and document authorship to support GLP and non-GLP multispecies safety studies as well as Pfizer human clinical trials. 
  • The candidate assures that laboratory activities meet quality standards such as Pfizer policies, SOPs, Environmental Health and Safety and departmental guidelines. 
  • The candidate enables DSRD Biomarker support of Pfizer Phase I and II clinical trials including project management, delivery of data, communication with teams, and preparation for GCLP QA audits, enables the strategy of Clinical Translation in partnership with the DSRD Clinical and Translational lead supporting initiatives such as the Bio-sample Retention Strategy for Safety team.


  • B.S. /B.A. in Medical Technology or related science related field with  greater than 10 years of experience within a Clinical Pathology laboratory within a pharmaceutical company, CRO, hospital or diagnostic company with knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices, data collection laboratory informatics systems, and data processing applications
  • Candidate assures that laboratory activities meet quality standards such as Pfizer policies, SOPs, Environmental Health and Safety and departmental guidelines, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, maintaining a high quality of data and timely delivery of results
  • Well organized, self-motivated, detail oriented, and has the ability to work and effectively communicate within a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to multitask, and highly motivated and enthusiastic scientist with proven record of independent analytical thinking and collaboration, ability to relish change, energize others and are passionate about work and have experience with Cerner laboratory information system and laboratory based workflows.
  • Thorough understanding of the processes associated with pre-clinical and clinical study coordination and data management
  • Knowledge of multiple scientific disciplines that allow the collaboration with other sections such as Immunotoxicology, general toxicology, safety pharmacology, investigative toxicology or other disciplines
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, maintaining a high quality of data and timely delivery of results

The position requires performing a range of laboratory work and therefore the colleagues must be able to wear appropriate PPE and physically perform the technical procedures required. Standing, sitting, lifting up to 40lbs (on occasion), pipetting and other general lab tasks as required by the position are required.

Travel to Global US sites or meetings as required

EEO & Employment Eligibility
Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA.   Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Sunshine Act
Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure.  Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act.  Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government.  If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

Additional Job Information:
This role is eligible for relocation

Posted: March 8, 2018

Clinical Pathologist

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Langford Vets for an additional Clinical Pathologist to join our expanding 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.

You must have at least three years' experience working as a veterinary surgeon in Clinical Pathology and be a member or eligible for membership 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:

March 1, 2018

Company: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp

Location: East Hanover, NJ

Job Title: Clinical Pathologist


We are seeking self-motivated clinical pathologist to join our global team of Discovery and Project clinical and anatomic pathologists who are actively contributing to the development of drugs across multiple therapeutic areas.  The clinical pathologist will provide expertise to research and preclinical safety studies through well-written reports that accurately reflect data derived from standard clinical pathology endpoints as well as investigative biomarkers and immunotoxicological assessments.   In conjunction with the study teams, the pathologist will contribute an integrated assessment of the significance of study findings to human safety within regulatory submission packages.  The successful candidate will actively participate in the global drug development process through contributions as Project Pathologist on assigned drug targets and also have the opportunity to serve as the safety assessment expert on project teams In addition, the clinical pathologist will work collaboratively within our pathology and investigative safety teams to build our scientific and technical expertise in translational biomarkers and technologies used to support safety studies and in-vivo safety models.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Effectively assess for pharmacological and toxicological effects of small molecules and biologics in preclinical studies, with a focus on clinical pathology, soluble biomarkers, and immunotoxicology.
  • Collaborate with global team of pathologists and other scientists in design of preclinical safety studies and interpretation and communication of study findings, including the impact of the data on the safety profile and clinical development. 
  • Provide oversight of review of protocols, data, and reports generated at contract laboratories and maintain effective relationships with CRO clinical pathologists, scientists, and technical staff to ensure high quality, on-time reporting.
  • Drive scientific and technical support for identification, development, qualification, and validation of translational biomarkers and immunological-based endpoints through collaboration with global biomarker and immunotoxicology teams and internal and external expert working groups.
  • Support continuous development of laboratory analytical capabilities and career development of the technical team in collaboration with the laboratory manager.
  • Serve as Project Pathologist on assigned compounds, targets, and therapeutic areas.
  • Opportunity to participate as safety assessment expert on global drug development project teams. 

Candidate Requirements:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent 
  • Certification in Clinical Pathology by European/American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP or ACVP)
  • Experience  in toxicological pathology/clinical pathology 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally within a team and matrix environment  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in a biological science with demonstrated investigative ability
  • Experience in development of novel biomarkers and/or immunotoxicological methods (flow cytometry, multiplex technology,  immunoassays)  and application in safety assessment, preferably within pharmaceutical/biotech or contract research organization
  • Good understanding of the drug development process, preferably including experience working directly on drug development project teams and Regulatory interactions and submissions

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Posted: February 28, 2018

Clinical Track Faculty Position in Veterinary Clinical Pathology - The Ohio State University

The Department of Veterinary Biosciences (VBS), College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University (OSU) seeks outstanding candidates for a full-time clinical track faculty position in Veterinary Clinical Pathology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants must have a DVM (or equivalent) from an AVMA-accredited or equivalent institution and be certified or board eligible in clinical pathology by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists or the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology. A PhD or other advanced training in clinical pathology and expertise in flow cytometry, blood banking, and assay development, are highly desirable. The successful applicant must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrate effectiveness in teamwork. Primary responsibilities include diagnostic service supporting the OSU Veterinary Medical Center, teaching and mentoring veterinary students and trainees in our Combined Clinical Pathology Residency/PhD Program, and collaborative research and/or other scholarly activity.  This position will contribute to the diagnostic efforts of our 2 college signature programs in Infectious Disease and Comparative and Translational Oncology, and is part of a cluster hire of 5 new faculty that will include positions in laboratory animal medicine, oncology, and immunology.

VBS comprises 22 faculty, including 8 Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (6 certified in anatomic pathology and 2 certified in clinical pathology), and combines the disciplines of oncology, immunology, microbiology, physiology, and anatomy. The clinical pathology service manages a high caseload, and is supported by a well-equipped laboratory, and dedicated staff, faculty, and residents. A focus on teaching and learning is an integral part of the most recent college strategic plan. Numerous resources in support of teaching and learning include the college’s own Office of Teaching and Learning, a new Clinical Skills Laboratory, the University Institute for Teaching and Learning, and the University Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

The College is a member of the most comprehensive Health Sciences Center in America on a single campus, which includes the Colleges of Veterinary Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, Dentistry, Optometry, Nursing, Allied Health Sciences; the OSU Wexner Medical Center; James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute; Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute; Center for Clinical and Translational Science; Drug Development Institute; and, the NIH-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with over 300 scientists. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a short distance from campus.

Unique research resources within the college include an active Clinical Trials Office, a Biospecimen Repository, the Center for Retrovirus Research, and the Comparative Pathology & Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource. OSU has a Genetically Engineered Mouse Modeling Shared Resource, an administratively centralized and accredited laboratory animal resource program, extensive small animal imaging support, the Technology Commercialization Office, and campus-wide graduate education programs in molecular, cellular and developmental biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, and molecular life sciences, including the CVM Comparative & Veterinary Medicine Graduate Program.

Columbus, Ohio’s capital and largest city, offers a convenient lifestyle with affordable housing and easy commutes. Residents enjoy the many amenities of the city including professional sports teams, museums, outstanding restaurants, performing arts, parks, as well as unique boroughs and neighborhoods.

Applications should be submitted via email as a single pdf document and include curriculum vitae, statement of career goals, and the names and contact information of at least 3 references. Academic rank and salary are negotiable and commensurate with the successful candidate’s background and experience. Review of applications will begin April 1st and continue until the positions are filled.

Please send applications to:
Maxey Wellman, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVP
Professor and Search Committee Chair
College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Biosciences
1925 Coffey Road
Columbus, OH  43210

The  College  of Veterinary  Medicine  and  The  Ohio  State  University  are  committed  to establishing  a  culturally  and  intellectually  diverse  environment  that  supports  the  free exchange of ideas in a professional and collegial manner in all academic endeavors as we engage audiences and serve our communities from a wide spectrum of backgrounds and  experiences.  The  Ohio  State  University  is  an  EEO/AA  Employer  and  fosters  a tobacco-free   environment.   All   qualified   applicants   will   receive   consideration   for employment  without  regard  to race,  color,  age,  religion,  sexual  orientation  or  identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Posted: February 21, 2018

Clinical Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Pathology - Auburn University

The Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University invites applications for the position of Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Pathology. This is a non-tenure track position and is subject to annual renewal. The successful candidate will join an interactive group that includes 4 other faculty clinical pathologists and 2-3 residents in clinical pathology. The Clinical Lecturer will participate in diagnostic service, training of residents, and instruction of veterinary students. He/she also will be encouraged to become involved in collaborative or clinical pathology research projects. This position provides the opportunity to strengthen existing skills in clinical pathology, and to develop specialized expertise in particular laboratory activities. Time and assistance will be provided for preparation for the ACVP certifying examination in Veterinary Clinical Pathology (as needed). Candidates must hold a DVM or equivalent degree and must have satisfactorily completed 3 years of residency training in Veterinary Clinical Pathology before starting this position. Board certification in Veterinary Clinical Pathology by the ACVP and an advanced graduate degree are desirable, but are not required. Excellent communication skills are essential. 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. The position start date is flexible, and can be as soon as May 1, 2018. Salary is negotiable and is commensurate with experience.

Application. Please apply online at Review of applications will begin March 12, 2018 and continue until a candidate is recommended for appointment. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, transcripts, letter of intent summarizing career goals, and names and email information for three references.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Posted: February 16, 2018

Clinical Pathologist - Lab Services, Ltd. - United Kingdom

We are seeking a Clinical Pathologist to join our Lab Services group on a permanent, full time basis. We are a UKAS-accredited laboratory to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard, providing quality haematology, biochemistry and microbiological services to companion animal practices across the UK.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and expanding laboratory based near London. We have a motivated team of highly qualified technical staff that ably support our clinical pathologists, and have recently been joined by a Diplomate of the new European College of Veterinary Microbiology.

Main responsibilities and tasks;
  • Interpretation of laboratory results in haematology, biochemistry, cytology and microbiology
  • Client consultation by telephone
  • Participation in the laboratory’s quality programmes
  • Staff mentoring and training
  • Contribution to the evaluation of new methodologies and equipment

What you’ll bring to the team;

  • Veterinary undergraduate degree and eligibility for Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) registration
  • Postgraduate experience and formal qualifications (FRCPath/ECVP/ACVP) in veterinary clinical pathology
  • A service-orientated approach
  • Ability to work co-operatively in a team environment

If you are interested in this role and wish to apply please send your CV and cover letter to

Posted: January 24, 2018

Graduate Research Assistant and Residency Position in Clinical Pathology - Department of Veterinary Pathology - Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

The Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University invites applications for a residency/MS training position in clinical pathology, with the potential option of the PhD degree dependent on qualifications and funding. This program emphasizes an integrated approach to develop diagnostic, research/experimental design, and teaching expertise. The program will lead to eligibility for certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP). This position is a salaried 12-month appointment with benefits; further information can be found at:

An understanding of diagnostic clinical pathology and disease pathogenesis is facilitated by rotations through diagnostic services for the veterinary teaching hospital and private clinical practices, teaching of veterinary students, graduate courses, and seminars. The participating departmental faculty include 6 anatomic pathologists (5 ACVP board-certified with current additional hiring), 4 ACVP board-certified clinical pathologists, and 2 parasitology faculty (1 board-certified via ACVM). The department includes students pursuing MS and PhD degree programs in pathology and interdepartmental programs that bring together a variety of national and international experiences and expertise. Additional information about the department is located at

Clinical pathology teaching occurs in curricular years 2-4 for veterinary students and the diagnostic caseload for training is diverse and robust. Research areas include, but are not limited to, comparative clinical pathology, cellular and molecular pathology, host defense mechanisms in infectious diseases, and cellular immunology. A strong collaborative environment exists between the different colleges at Iowa State University, the USDA ARS National Animal Disease Center and APHIS National Veterinary Services Laboratories, and the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa.

Completion of the DVM or equivalent degree is required by the start of the position (May/June 2018). Preference will be given to applicants with related experience/interests and excellent communication skills. Renewal of the appointment is based on satisfactory academic progress and performance.

Applications received by March 15, 2018 will be given complete consideration with application review continuing until a candidate is selected. All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.

Please send a letter stating interests and goals, curriculum vitae, copy of veterinary college transcripts, and the contact information for three references via U.S. mail, email, or fax to: Dr. Claire Andreasen, Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011; FAX 515-294-5423, email Questions regarding this vacancy are directed to Dr. Andreasen at 515-294-0869.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

Posted: January 18, 2018

Term Position (1 year) in Veterinary Clinical Pathology - Western College of Veterinary Medicine - University of Saskatchewan

(Review of applications will begin January 29, 2018 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, co-supervision of graduate students, research and scholarly activity, and diagnostic service, usually in the context of clinical teaching. Applicants must have a DVM (or equivalent) and board certification or eligibility for certification with the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (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.

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 is committed to Employment Equity. Members of Designated Groups (women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities and visible minorities) are encouraged to self-identify on their applications. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Additional information about the University and WCVM is available at:;

Posted: January 18, 2018

Veterinary Pathologist - IDEXX Laboratories, New Zealand

IDEXX Laboratories is the global leader in veterinary diagnostics providing the complete diagnostic solutionTM through a wide range of quality laboratory services, In-Clinic analyzers, testing devices and Practice Management software solutions.

Our Palmerston North laboratory is one of two veterinary pathology laboratories focused on providing veterinary diagnostic services to veterinarians and related industries throughout New Zealand. We have an opportunity for an experienced and passionate Veterinary Pathologist to join our national team of pathologists.

The workload within the team is varied across anatomical and clinpath disciplines. Therefore, we are seeking applications from qualified Veterinary Pathologists with anatomical and/or clinical pathology experience.

Our Palmerston North laboratory is based at Massey University's Institute of Veterinary, Biomedical and Animal Sciences providing regular collaboration with academic veterinary pathologists and interpretations for specialists from the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. In addition, we have a large client base providing a stimulating caseload including companion animals, production animals, equine, zoo and wildlife as well as providing support for research institutes.

This role will offer you:

  • A market leading company that continues to reinvest $100M per annum into research and development devoted to veterinary diagnostics
  • CPD is actively encouraged with regular attendance at national and international conferences by our pathologists and technical staff
  • Innovative working environment utilising the latest in diagnostic technology
  • Collaboration and networking with IDEXX's team of diagnostic professionals locally and globally
  • Opportunity to make a difference and positively impact your community by helping pets, people and livestock

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • ACVP or ECVP board certification in Veterinary Pathology
  • Previous experience in Diagnostic Veterinary Pathology
  • Veterinary degree suitable for New Zealand registration
  • An outstanding customer service ethic
  • High levels of drive and self- motivation
  • The ability to build long lasting relationships with our customers and actively participant in their continuing education

If you are interested in making a difference with a growing market leader, please apply via our careers page at or contact Kate Harris, Human Resources Business Partner, or +61 2 9898 7387.

Posted: January 15, 2018

Veterinary Clinical Pathologist for the Veterinary Pathology Group, UK

Are you an energetic, personable, talented Clinical Pathologist , motivated by high quality diagnostic work with an eye for innovation ? If you are, we have a great position for you.

TDDS and our colleagues in the Veterinary Pathology Group (six laboratories including Bridge Pathology), now part of Europe-wide SYNLAB group, offer a complete, expert, accessible, fast, innovative, private courier-based diagnostic service across the UK and Ireland. We are the UK benchmark for cytology, histopathology, immunohistochemistry, immunocytochemistry, diagnostic PCR and toxicology. Our client base ranges from rural practices in Southern Ireland to all the privately owned referral centres in the UK.

The position is available at the Exeter Laboratory (TDDS) but a suitable candidate could have the choice of our laboratories in Hitchin (North of London) or Leeds. Applicants should be board certified by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, European College of Veterinary Pathologists or Royal College of Pathologists, although experienced applicants who are sitting their postgraduate examinations in the next year will also be considered. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience, CPD being encouraged, expected and accommodated.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter by email to Dr. Andy Torrance at For informal enquiries please contact Andy directly at Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected.

Posted: December 19, 2017

Clinical Pathology Internship - College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

Program Description
The Clinical Pathology section of the Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC) is offering a one-year internship to an individual with a DVM/VMD degree (or equivalent) and a strong interest in clinical pathology. The primary goal of this internship is to prepare the individual to be highly qualified and competitive for advancement into a clinical pathology residency program. This program emphasizes pathophysiologic mechanisms of disease, laboratory methodology and data interpretation, hematologic and cytologic diagnostic evaluation, and participation in scholarly activities. The intern will rotate through the various sub-sections of our laboratory including hematology, chemistry, immunology, and cytology preparation working under the guidance of our team of medical technologists and veterinary technicians to learn diagnostic procedures. After sufficient training, the intern will share after hours on-call duty with the two clinical pathology residents, limited to performing crossmatches and cell counts on fluids. A faculty member is always assigned to provide backup support. The intern will receive instruction from our team of board-certified clinical pathologists during regularly scheduled group teaching sessions, alongside our two clinical pathology residents. Attendance at our 8-week clinical pathology course in the veterinary curriculum is an expectation. The intern will also actively participate in at least one prospective research project under the guidance and mentoring of a clinical pathology faculty member. Rotations in other lab sections of the AHDC, as well as the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, Equine Hospital, and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital can be arranged based on the individual's interests and time constraints of the program. Upon satisfactory completion of all requirements of the internship program, a "Certificate of Internship" in Clinical Pathology will be awarded.

Applicants should electronically submit a letter of intent and curriculum vitae to Dr. Ashleigh Newman at Three letters of professional recommendation are also required and should be emailed to Dr. Newman, directly by the referees. Official veterinary school transcripts should be mailed by the institution to the following address:

Dr. Ashleigh Newman
College of Veterinary Medicine S1 056 Schurman Hall
602 Tower Road
Ithaca, NY 14853

The application deadline is January 2nd, 2018. The inclusive dates of the program are from July 2, 2018 to June 31, 2019. Note, that the end date may be negotiable if the intern is accepted to a program with an earlier start date. Please direct questions to Dr. Newman at

Applicants from both foreign and American colleges of veterinary medicine are welcome to apply. Preference is generally given to applicants from AVMA accredited colleges. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of our heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Posted: December 5, 2017

Diagnostic Laboratory Interns - Kansas State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is seeking applicants for two Clinical Pathology Interns. The purpose of these positions is to offer quality of after-hours testing performed by the clinical pathology laboratory while at the same time train veterinarians who want to advance their diagnostic skills and/or those who are hoping to pursue advanced training in the field of veterinary diagnostic medicine. 

These positions will provide after-hour services in the veterinary diagnostic laboratory. Duties will include the following:

Clinical Pathology:
• Log-in samples into the laboratory
• Operate the Siemens Advia Hematology Analyzer to generate partial CBC results
• Operate the cobas C501® Chemistry Analyzer to generate serum chemistry results
• Operate the NOVA Stat Profile® Analyzer to generate blood gas and other chemistry results
• Complete partial urinalysis results (physical and chemical components)
• Operate the Coulter® Z2™ Analyzer to generate cell count results for pleural, synovial and peritoneal fluids
• Prepare blood films and cytologic preparations for analysis by medical technologists or pathologists
• Undergo extensive training in the methods of sample handling, processing, and analysis
• Retrain in sessions which may be held at the discretion of the laboratory supervisor or pathologist
• Other duties logically associated with Clinical Pathology

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory:
• Assist in the receiving and delivery of dead animals to the necropsy “in-coming” cooler for cases brought to the Emergency Desk of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
• Assist in the receiving and delivery of large packages containing diagnostic specimens by putting them in the “incoming” cooler of the necropsy area.
• Set up cultures submitted by the VMTH after hours
When called to perform after-hours services, the employee must arrive to perform the duties within 20 minutes of being paged. 
Intern will rotate between the laboratories within the veterinary diagnostic lab and will be expected to attend rounds. The intern will be first author for at least one publication and one presentation.

- Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine or equivalent
- Interest in veterinary diagnostic medicine
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Ability to arrive to perform afterhours tests within 20 min. of being paged

- General practice experience is preferred

Please submit an application along with a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references at

Posted: November 16, 2017

Principle Scientist, Toxicology - 1707612 - 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®, VenclextaTM, and EmplicitiTM — 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 will be based at Stemcentrx, AbbVie's South San Francisco, CA location.


We are seeking an experienced Toxicologist to contribute to the success of an exciting oncology pipeline. As a key team member, this role is responsible for setting nonclinical strategies, plan and execution of toxicology studies needed to progress discovery targets into early clinical trials and later development stages. This includes early safety de-risking strategies; design, and conduct of exploratory and GLP toxicity studies; study directing/monitoring; data and report review; and contribution to regulatory submissions. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Toxicology group at Stemcentrx, AbbVie's South San Francisco, CA location.

Key Responsibilities Include:
* Function as project toxicologist to develop and design nonclinical toxicology program and strategies to advance early oncology targets into candidate selection and early clinical trials
* Design, direct, and monitor exploratory and GLP toxicity studies to support IND submission and/or advanced development stages
* Develop early nonclinical in vitro and in vivo safety screening assays and studies for de-risking strategies to help Discovery teams to progress early oncology targets into candidate selection stage
* Design and conduct hypothesis-driven investigative studies, or establish appropriate preclinical models, as needed, to better characterize the toxicity profile of the target and/or platform, and preclinical to clinical translational
* Design and conduct mechanistic studies to mitigate key toxicities associated with target and/or platform
* Work with toxicology study teams (internally or contract laboratory) on design, protocol development, and recommendation for appropriate end-points and study-related challenges
* Ensures timely and accurate communication of study results and interpretation to project teams
* Prepare verbal and written summaries and presentations of study results with interpretation for internal discussions and/or Drug Discovery/Development governing committees
* Develop and maintain collaboration across different functional teams to execute nonclinical plans for pipeline assets
* Ensure appropriate project management and oversight for multiple CROs
* Maintain a current understanding of small and large molecule translational science literature and methodology, as well as the scientific literature related to the specific drug discovery projects and/or tumor space
* Contribute to various regulatory documents and ensure regulatory compliance


* PhD in Toxicology or other relevant field (such as DVM) with at least 8+ years of industry experience (or Bachelors/Masters with equivalent experience with 12 plus years of industry experience) as a study director/monitor in toxicology.
* Experience specifically supporting drug discovery research and development from a toxicology standpoint.
* Experience in designing, conducting, monitoring and interpreting nonclinical toxicology/research studies.

Preferred Requirements:
* Certification by the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) highly desired. Experience in oncology highly desired.
* Proficient at working independently as well as in cross-functional team settings.
* Excellent organizational and project management skills required for extensive interactions with multiple CROs and external study monitoring responsibilities.
* Working knowledge of GLP regulations, ICH, and other regulatory guidance documents, and experience conducting and monitoring toxicology studies is critical.
* Experience in designing, monitoring and interpreting nonclinical toxicology/research studies.
* Experience in writing nonclinical sections of regulatory documents.
* Strong working knowledge of MS office software, Adobe Acrobat Pro or equivalent.

Key Leadership Competencies:
* Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners to enable higher performance.
* Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills, teamwork, and attention to detail.
* Must have ability to rapidly adapt schedule to accommodate evolving project needs.
* Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change course quickly where indicated.
* Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.
* Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.
* Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.

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

Posted: November 8, 2017


Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Melbourne Veterinary School - Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences - The University of Melbourne, Australia

Salary: Level B: AUD98,775 - AUD117,290 p.a. or Level C: AUD120,993 - AUD139,510 p.a., plus 17% superannuation. Level of appointment will be determined by the level of achievement of the applicant. The University of Melbourne seeks an enthusiastic, motivated and team-focused veterinary clinical pathologist to join our team in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at the Melbourne Veterinary School. The Melbourne Veterinary School's Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) is AVMA, RCVS and VSAAC accredited and the school is ranked globally at 15th among veterinary professional schools. The University of Melbourne is Australia's leading university and is consistently ranked in the top 30 universities globally, being recognised for its leading and innovative research and teaching. The city of Melbourne is still recognised as the world's most liveable city and boasts high quality of living, excellent schools, multicultural lifestyles, beaches, sports, and the performing arts.

In this position you will take a leading role in the teaching of undergraduate and graduate students in the area of veterinary clinical pathology. You will also supervise specialist registration training and provide diagnostic clinical pathology services.

The position will be based at the Werribee campus of the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences.


  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme
  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions
  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment
  • A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Close date: 28 Nov 2017

For position information and to apply online go to:

Posted: October 25, 2017

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory – Endocrinology - Michigan State University

The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) ( in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking applicants for a specialist position in Endocrinology. This position is in the University's Academic Specialist Fixed Appointment System. The successful candidate will be appointed for two years with the ability to be reappointed. A complete description of the MSU Academic Specialist system is available at:

The VDL is a full-service, American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD)-accredited laboratory and occupies a state-of-the-art facility comprising over 152,000 sq. feet of space. The Endocrinology Section has a long history of excellence and innovation, receiving over 9,100 samples per month and offering assays to assess thyroid, adrenal, parathyroid, reproductive, pancreatic, pituitary, and gastric function in multiple species. The individual filling this position will join the team within the Endocrinology Section of VDL and can anticipate collaboration with a diverse group of microbiologists, pathologists, toxicologists, and nutritionists.

Candidates must possess a DVM or equivalent degree, be eligible for Michigan Veterinary Licensure and have experience or advanced training in endocrinology, clinical pathology or internal medicine. We are seeking an individual who is passionately committed to understanding all aspects of laboratory diagnosis of endocrine disorders and to interact with internal and external clients. The successful candidate will be part of the VDL team and have responsibility for a portion of the VDL service/outreach activities, including marketing in coordination with the VDL communications manager. The primary responsibility of this position will be to interpret endocrinology test results of domestic animals, and to provide consultation to referring veterinarians (e.g., appropriate test or sample selection, test interpretation, diagnostic procedures). Other duties may include developing new tests, validation of endocrinology tests to meet accreditation standards, and participation in aligned research projects. Participation in teaching (professional and graduate students, residents) is also possible. Excellent written and especially verbal communication skills, including cultural competence, are required as this role includes frequent communication with referring veterinarians, the public, other VDL faculty, staff, and students. One to three years of experience in interpretation of patient results and/or experience with development and implementation of immunoassays or other laboratory tests is preferred but not required.

Michigan State University has outstanding college-based and university-wide basic and translational research programs that provide ample opportunity for collaborative research with faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine, and with those of the two human medical schools on campus. Additional opportunities for collaboration exist close by at the University of Michigan, the Van Andel Research Institute, and other research centers. Intramural funding for research projects is excellent and available through a competitive research grant program in the College of Veterinary Medicine. A mentoring program is available to assist junior faculty in their professional development.

Michigan State University, the pioneer land-grant school, is one of the top research universities in the world where veterinary science has been taught since its 1855 founding. East Lansing's collegiate atmosphere is complemented by low cost of living with convenient access to large cultural centers such as Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Detroit, and Chicago. East Lansing and surrounding communities provide excellent public school systems. In addition, Michigan, the Great Lakes State, with its numerous inland lakes and rivers, state and national parks, national lakeshores, world-class golf courses, and ample snowfall offers a broad variety of seasonal outdoor recreational activities. Visit the Pure Michigan© website for more details.

The position is available immediately. Salary is commensurate with training and experience.

Michigan State University has an on-line, centralized application procedure and all candidates are required to submit the following documents: (1) letter of intent detailing career goals and interests, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) copies of their diplomas, and (4) full names and contact information (phone number, e-mail, postal address, and fax number) of 4 individuals acting as professional references. To apply to this position please go to and reference posting number 462780.

For additional information about MSU and the CVM please visit these sites:

Questions can be directed to Dr. Brian Petroff, Search Committee Chair, at Review of applications will begin October 31, 2017 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Posted: October 17, 2017

Residency Position in Veterinary Clinical Pathology - Oklahoma State University

The Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, at Oklahoma State University has an opening for a resident in Veterinary Clinical Pathology. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a strong interest in diagnostic clinical pathology. Our program has 3 board certified clinical pathologists and 2 clinical pathology residents. The successful candidate will receive training in all fields of Clinical Pathology including hematology, cytology, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, and histopathology. Residents participate in clinical diagnostic service, regularly scheduled rounds, small-group teaching of DVM students, and seminars in conjunction with other residents. In addition, residents spend 2 months per year training at a commercial diagnostic laboratory where they have access to a large and varied amount of case material. This is a 3-year program designed to prepare candidates for a career in diagnostic Veterinary Clinical Pathology and obtain board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. Concurrent enrollment in a graduate degree is not required. The starting salary for this position is $32,600 per year with benefits including health insurance. The starting date is August 1, 2018. Stillwater is a university town in proximity to Oklahoma City and Tulsa offering a low cost of living and ample opportunities for cultural and sporting entertainment and recreation. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 27, 2017 but will be accepted after this date as well. Applications should contain a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, veterinary school/graduate school transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation. 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. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply online at: Materials and any questions may also be sent directly to Dr. Jim Meinkoth at:

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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 age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Posted: October 6, 2017

Clinical Pathology Assistant/Associate Professor - St. George's University, School of Veterinary Medicine, True Blue, St. George's, Grenada, West Indies

The St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine invites applicants for a full-time non-tenure track, faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in Clinical Pathology in the Department of Pathobiology.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the clinical pathology service (interpretation of cytologic samples, hematology and biochemistry profiles), teach in the professional and graduate curriculum, and contribute to the research mission of the School. Research areas of emphasis at SGUSVM include: vector-borne disease, zoonotic disease and public health, aquatic animal health, parasitology, and clinical sciences. Experience and interest in wildlife/exotic or aquatic clinical pathology and research is highly desired.

The candidate is expected to work closely with the clinical pathology laboratory service and associated staff personnel. The clinical pathology laboratory service at SGU SVM provides service to the Grenada SPCA, SGU Small Animal Clinic, Junior Surgery Laboratory, SGU Large Animal Resource Facility, and local veterinary practitioners. Dedication to outstanding service, client communication, and collaborative research are highly desired.

Minimum requirements include a DVM or equivalent, and ACVP or ECVP board certification or eligibility. Two or more years of post-residency experience in diagnostic clinical pathology and a MS or PhD are preferred. Desired qualifications include a record of research scholarship, excellence in didactic lecture and interactive small group instruction, excellent written and interpersonal skills.

St. George's University is an international university located on the Caribbean island of Grenada.

The School of Veterinary Medicine is part of a rapidly growing internationally renowned AVMA-accredited university located on the beautiful English-speaking Caribbean island of Grenada (West-Indies). The program offers three years of didactic coursework in basic sciences and introductory clinical work in Grenada, followed by a fourth year of clinical training at affiliated veterinary schools in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada and Australia.

Starting salary and appointment will be commensurate with professional and academic credentials and experience.

To Submit an application: Select 'Faculty Job Opportunities'

Review of application: November 1, 2017

Closing date: Until position is filled

For further enquiries regarding this position, please contact:
Dr. Melinda J. Wilkerson
Chair, Department, Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine

Posted: October 6, 2017