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Clinical Assistant / Associate Professor (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory)

Apply now Department: 3670080080 Veterinary Diagnostic Lab
Job no: 510604
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (http://www.ksvdl.org/) and Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology (https://www.vet.k-state.edu/academics/dmp/), College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University seek an enthusiastic anatomic pathologist, a collaborative team player with a keen sense of humor.  The position is clinical track at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

Position responsibilities are flexible depending on the professional interests of the successful candidate, and could range from 70% directed diagnostic service and 30% research /teaching, to 50% directed diagnostic service and 50% collaborative research service.  Diagnostic service duties include necropsy, mail-in and biopsy case management with timely delivery of relevant diagnostic results, experiential instruction of senior veterinary students, and training of anatomic pathology residents.  Collaborative research opportunities include pathology support of a wide variety of KSU and external researchers, which may include BSL-2 and BSL-3 containment animal experiments in support of two national Centers of Excellence, the Center of Excellence for Emerging Zoonotic Animal Diseases (http://www.ceezad.org) and the Center on Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (https://www.k-state.edu/cezid).  There are also opportunities to engage with didactic teaching in veterinary or graduate curricula of the department.

The successful candidate will join a growing community of scientists affiliated with KSU and federal and regional centers including the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (https://www.usda.gov/nbaf), the Arthropod-borne Animal Diseases Research Unit (https://www.ars.usda.gov/plains-area/mhk/cgahr/abadru), and the Biosecurity Research Institute (https://www.bri.k-state.edu/). 

Manhattan, KS is a vibrant university city that offers a high quality of life with great opportunities for outdoor recreation, dining, cultural opportunities, great public schools, and close proximity to larger urban centers.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion.  The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • DVM or equivalent degree
  • ACVP board certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Applicants with graduate training (M.S. or Ph.D. degree) will be given preference

Other Requirements:

  • All K-State employee must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless granted an exemption by the university) by December 8, 2021 or by their first day of employment, whichever is later, pursuant to the federal executive order for federal contractors.  To learn more about this requirement and potential exemptions, please visit K-State’s COVID-19 website.

How to Apply:

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application that includes a statement of career goals, curriculum vitae, and letters from 3 references. 

Review of Applications Begins:

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021 and will continue until position filled.

For additional information contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Brandon Plattner (785-532-5650).

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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