Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor (Clinical Pathology) - M

Posted on Dec 8, 2018 by Iowa State University Veterinary Pathology

Ames, IA 50011
7 Dec 2018
Annual Salary
Tenure-Track or Clinical Faculty Position in Clinical Pathology The Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary
Medicine at Iowa State University, is seeking qualified candidates
for a clinical pathologist. This full-time faculty appointment will
be hired at the level of tenure-track Assistant or Associate
Professor, or a renewable term appointment as a Term Clinical
Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor, depending upon the
qualifications and interest of the candidate. The department has
key responsibilities in diagnostic pathology services, research,
and teaching. Appointments, titles, and advancement information can
be found in the August 10, 2018 Faculty Handbook

At the rank of Term Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate
professor, the position will consist of 40-50%, diagnostic clinical
pathology service, 40% teaching, including clinical pathology
rotations for senior veterinary students, 5-10% scholarship and/or
scholarly programs, and 5% institutional service.
At a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor rank, the
assignments are approximately 30-40% diagnostic clinical pathology
services, 35-40% teaching professional DVM and graduate student
courses, 20-30% collaborative research, and 5% institutional
service. Actual percentages are somewhat flexible depending on the
candidate's expertise and departmental needs.
The Department of Veterinary Pathology provides diagnostic
services to the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center, and practicing
veterinarians across the country, which results in a diverse and
robust species caseload. The clinical pathology laboratory is
located within the LEED® Gold certified veterinary medical clinic
complex completed in 2013, and uses an integrated medical records
and laboratory information management system.
Faculty participate in teaching as per position assignment. As
an overview, clinical pathology teaching occurs during years 2-4 of
the veterinary curriculum, and consists of a year 2 foundational
course, a year 3 clinical pathology techniques course, and year 4
clinical pathology rotations. Also, participation in clinical
pathology resident training, a departmental seminar course,
clinical pathology rounds, and instruction of clinical faculty
occur. Depending on the candidate's track, graduate course
participation also may occur.
The selected individual will be expected to develop an active
scholarly program. For an individual on the clinical track, this
could include advancing the discipline of clinical pathology
through creation and dissemination of new knowledge and
participating in collaborative research by providing expertise to
faculty who would benefit from the insights and expertise of a
clinical pathologist. For appointment in the tenure-track,
collaboration and expertise resulting in peer-reviewed publications
is expected. Research areas include, but not are limited to, animal
models of human disease, infectious diseases, carcinogenesis,
toxicology, host-pathogen interactions, parasitology, educational
scholarship, and comparative clinical pathology.
Within the department faculty include: 7 ACVP board-certified
anatomic pathologists, 3 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 anatomic and clinical pathology, parasitology, and
interdepartmental programs. 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. Additional information
about the department is located at
Required Qualifications for tenure-track Assistant or Associate
Professor or Term Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate
Professor include a DVM or equivalent degree from an AVMA
accredited university, and completion of residency and/or advanced
training in clinical pathology.
Required Qualifications for the following positions:
Term Clinical Assistant Professor: By time of employment,
qualification for Phase 2 of the ACVP examination in clinical
pathology or ECVCP board certification in clinical pathology.
Term Clinical Associate Professor: Commensurate experience in
clinical pathology and ACVP or ECVCP board certification in
clinical pathology.
Tenure-track Assistant Professor: A record of rigorous training
and experience in teaching and diagnostic clinical pathology, and
hypothesis driven research. By time of employment: a MS or PhD in a
related area, and qualification for Phase 2 of the ACVP examination
in clinical pathology or ECVCP board certification in clinical
Tenure-track Associate Professor: A record of rigorous
training and experience in teaching and diagnostic clinical
pathology, hypothesis driven research including prior grant writing
experience, and a MS or PhD in a related area. ACVP or ECVCP
board certification in clinical pathology, and a record
commensurate with rank for appointment in the College of Veterinary
Preferred Qualifications:
For tenure-track Assistant Professor or Term Clinical Assistant
Professor, ACVP board certification in clinical pathology.
Applications must be submitted online at .
Applications received by January 1, 2019 will be given
complete consideration with application review continuing until a
candidate is selected. Qualified applicants should be prepared to
attach: 1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae; 2) Letter of Application with
statements of career, teaching, and research interests and goals;
and 3) Contact information for three references. Questions
regarding this vacancy may be directed to Dr. Joseph S. Haynes,
DVM, PhD, DACVP, Chair of the Department of Veterinary
Pathology. Email: Phone:
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, -7612, email . Category: Education , Keywords: Pathology - Faculty Position

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