Job Description Summary
The Department of Pathobiological Sciences at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine seeks applications for two qualified clinical or tenure-track faculty members at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Veterinary Anatomic Pathology. The successful candidates will have a significant teaching role in the pathobiology professional and graduate curriculum, with emphasis in pathology (e.g., systemic anatomic pathology and general pathology) and a significant role in the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (LADDL) diagnostic activity including necropsies and biopsies. Training of residents, contributing to scholarly activity and leadership within the department are also expected. The anatomic pathology service is an integral part of the LADDL, which hosts laboratories for diagnostics and research in virology, bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, serology, and molecular biology.
About the Department
TheDepartment of Pathobiological Sciences features research programs in virology, bacteriology, parasitology, epidemiology, and immunology. Additional programs exist with opportunities for collaboration within the School of Veterinary Medicine and with faculty from across other Louisiana institutions, including Pennington Biomedical and Tulane National Primate Research Center. University core facilities support advanced microscopy and imaging, laser microdissection, multispectral imaging, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, flow cytometry-FACS, genomic sequencing and functional genomic technologies.
Assistant Professor of Veterinary Pathology (Clinical or Tenure Track)
Minimum qualifications: DVM degree (or equivalent, e.g., VMD, DMV, BVSc) and diplomate status in anatomic pathology from the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and applicants that are eligible to take the ACVP board examination.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD degree, and a record of excellence in diagnostic pathology, didactic instruction, and scholarly activity in the form of publication of pathology findings, and research. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are essential for the position.
Associate Professor of Veterinary Pathology (Clinical or Tenure Track)
Minimum qualifications: DVM (or equivalent, e.g., VMD, DMV, BVSc) and diplomate status in anatomic pathology from the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)
Experience Substitute: Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP)
Years of experience: minimum 6 years of post graduate specialty experience and focused peer reviewed scholarly activity
Special or physical Qualifications (ALL LEVELS):
Indirect exposure to infectious agents
Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Job Competencies(ALL LEVELS):
Advanced in Veterinary and comparative pathology
Advanced in Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
Special Instructions:Applicants should submit a cover letter summarizing career goals, a curriculum vitae, transcripts from veterinary and all post-baccalaureate colleges/universities attended, current diagnostic, teaching and research activities, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information including e-mail addresses for three references. However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background checkStarting salary and appointment will be commensurate with professional and academic credentials and experience.
Submit applications on the LSU Workday Career site.
For additional information, please contact the search committee chair: Dr. Fabio Del Piero firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Position Information:
Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu
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