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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:

We have two openings on our team! 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 are seeking two enthusiastic and collaborative anatomic pathologists to join our pathology group.  Both positions are clinical track at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  

Descriptions of each position are as follows:

Diagnostic Pathologist: Responsibilities of this position are 70-80% directed diagnostic service and 20-30% research /teaching.  Diagnostic service duties include necropsy, mail-in and biopsy case management, delivery of relevant, timely, and accurate diagnostic results, experiential instruction of senior veterinary students, and guidance and training of anatomic pathology residents.  The remainder of the appointment provides opportunities for collaborative or contract research and didactic teaching within the veterinary or graduate curricula of the department.

Experimental/Diagnostic Pathologist:  The responsibility of this position is divided into 50% diagnostic service and 50% research service. Diagnostic service duties are identical to those described above.  Research duties include design, execution, and pathology support for animal experiments in BSL-2 and BSL-3 biocontainment.  Research duties will primarily support research projects in 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),  

Successful candidates would join a growing community of scientists in the region that are affiliated with KSU, or 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 town 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:

  • Requirements for both positions include a DVM or equivalent degree and ACVP board certification

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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 May 1, 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 of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

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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