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Assistant/Associate Professor - Anatomic Veterinary Pathologist

Company:
Colorado State University
Job Location:
Fort Collins, Colorado
Category:
Veterinary Medicine
Position Location
Fort Collins, CO

Posting Number: 202100189F

Proposed Annual Salary Range
Commensurate with background and experience, range $120,000 to $135,000

Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ and https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/.

Position Type: Faculty

Work Hours/Week: 40

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology has 80 faculty members, 21 of whom are housed in the Diagnostic Medicine Center. Faculty members assigned to the Diagnostic Laboratory provide service in anatomic pathology, microbiology, toxicology and parasitology. Faculty share teaching responsibilities in their areas and have responsibilities in the department's post-DVM training program in pathology. The Diagnostic Laboratory processes over 197,000 accessions, performing over 345,000 tests on 254,000 animals each year. The laboratory performs approximately 1,400 necropsies on a variety of domestic and exotic animals each year and evaluates over 30,000 histopathological slides for animal owners, veterinarians, and researchers. 

Tenure/Tenure Track?
Yes

% Research
25

% Teaching
25

% Service
50

% Administration
0

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on
08/23/2021

Position Summary

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, is seeking an anatomic veterinary pathologist for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The position involves a 50% commitment to service activities of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and a 50% commitment to teaching and research activities in the Department. The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is an AAVLD-accredited, full service laboratory. Service responsibilities are shared amongst nine pathologists from the Department. The Diagnostic Laboratory receives animals and surgical specimens from veterinary practitioners, animal owners, the Colorado Division of Wildlife, and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. It also functions as a training site for veterinary students and pathology residents. Teaching commitments include practicum teaching during the necropsy laboratory rotations for veterinary students and pathology residents and hospital surgical rotations for pathology residents and graduate students.

Didactic classroom teaching in the undergraduate, graduate and/or professional veterinary medicine curricula of the department also is part of the commitment. Involvement in a collaborative research program is an expectation. Preference will be given to persons with interests and expertise to collaborate with the college's established Programs of Research and Scholarly Excellence (PRSE). These are the Infectious Disease Research and Response Network, Cancer Biology & Comparative Oncology, the Animal Reproduction & Biotechnology Laboratory, the Musculoskeletal Research Program, and the Molecular, Cellular, & Integrative Neurosciences Program. 

Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Required Job Qualifications

Qualifications for this position include a DVM degree or equivalent and advanced training in anatomic pathology The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, an interest in applied pathology, pathology training, and research experience in collaborative investigations. 

Preferred Job Qualifications

PhD in a discipline related to biomedical sciences, American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) board certification is preferred although board eligible candidates will be considered.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, for full consideration, applications should be received by the deadline date of August 23, 2021.

Applicants should submit the following online at
https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/89830
(1) a letter indicating their interest, professional goals, teaching philosophy, research interests and qualifications for the position; (2) a statement on your experience with and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; (3) current curriculum vitae; (4) and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and 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. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement
  • Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Search Contact
Chad.Frank@colostate.edu

Job Duty Category: Teaching

Duty/Responsibility

Teaching commitments include practicum teaching during the necropsy laboratory rotations for veterinary students and pathology residents and hospital surgical rotations for pathology residents and graduate students. Didactic classroom teaching in the undergraduate, graduate and/or professional veterinary medicine curricula of the department also is part of the commitment.

Percentage Of Time: 25

Job Duty Category: Research/Scholarly Activity

Duty/Responsibility

Involvement in a collaborative research program is an expectation. Preference will be given to persons with interests and expertise to collaborate with the college's established Programs of Research and Scholarly Excellence (PRSE). These are the Infectious Disease Research and Response Network, Cancer Biology & Comparative Oncology, the Animal Reproduction & Biotechnology Laboratory, the Musculoskeletal Research Program, and the Molecular, Cellular, & Integrative Neurosciences Program.

Percentage Of Time: 25

Job Duty Category: Commitment to service activities of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Duty/Responsibility

Service responsibilities are shared amongst nine pathologists from the Department. The Diagnostic Laboratory receives animals and surgical specimens from veterinary practitioners, animal owners, the Colorado Division of Wildlife, and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. It also functions as a training site for veterinary students and pathology residents.

Percentage Of Time: 50

Minimum References Requested
3

Maximum References Requested
3
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