Full-time, 100% (12 month basis) Clinical-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Anatomic Pathology
Candidates must possess a DVM or equivalent degree and ACVP board eligibility. Advanced research training, experience in diagnostic veterinary medicine and molecular techniques, ACVP board certification, as well as excellent communication/ interpersonal skills are preferred. Applicants must have demonstrated expertise in non-domestic animal pathology.The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine Zoological Pathology Program, a unit within the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, is seeking an Anatomic Pathologist at the clinical-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. The Zoological Pathology Program, housed at the Chicago Zoological Society’s Brookfield Zoo, is a full-service diagnostic, teaching and research program that serves local zoological institutions as well as local, national and international non-profit and governmental wildlife agencies. The program has earned an international reputation for excellence in diagnostic service, education of residents and veterinary students, contribution to worldwide conservation efforts, and original scholarship. This position is a regular, full-time, twelve-month, clinical-track appointment and is available beginning on or about March 1, 2018. An earlier start date can be negotiated. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The successful candidate will function in the areas of diagnostic services, teaching and scholarly activity. Service duties will include necropsy examinations, surgical pathology, and pathology consultations with clinicians at allied institutions, referring veterinarians and consulting biologists. Teaching duties will include instruction of veterinary students, pathology residents and graduate students. Creative scholarly activity will depend on the candidate’s interests and may range from creation and improvement of molecular diagnostic services to collaborative or independent research. Assignment of duties is expected to be 75% service, 15% teaching and 10% creative scholarly activity.
Qualified applicants should apply online at http://go.illinois.edu/Vet_Zoo_Anatomic_Path. Applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest describing their professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three professional references. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Dr. Kathleen Colegrove at (312) 585-9063 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).
Candidates must possess a DVM or equivalent degree and ACVP board eligibility. Advanced research training, experience in diagnostic veterinary medicine and molecular techniques, ACVP board certification, as well as excellent communication/ interpersonal skills are preferred. Applicants must have demonstrated expertise in non-domestic animal pathology.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
About University of Illinois - College of Veterinary Medicine
The College of Veterinary MedicineThe College of Veterinary Medicine is uniquely qualified to address some of the world’s most critical problems. Our qualifications arise from the singular role of the veterinary profession, the only health profession trained in multispecies comparative medicine and able to elucidate key interconnections among human health, the environment, and agriculture.Veterina...ry students have many opportunities to participate in research at Illinois, including monitoring the health of free-living box turtles in the area.Through our professional and graduate degree programs, we supply veterinary scientists who work to improve animal, human, and environmental health. Through our outreach programs we touch the lives of thousands of animals and their owners and provide direct services that place us on the front line of key economic and public health issues in Illinois. Through our research expertise and facilities, we are making significant contributions to science and facilitating the translation of discoveries in the theoretical sciences into biomedical applications that benefit human and animal health.The centerpiece of our college is the four-year doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) degree program. An innovative integrated curriculum introduced in 2009 has attracted the interest of educators around the world and was commended by the veterinary accreditation site visit team in 2013.The three academic departments – Comparative Biosciences, Pathobiology, and Veterinary Clinical Medicine – also offer master’s degree and PhD degree programs, as well as residencies in a number of veterinary medicine disciplines: anatomic pathology, anesthesiology, clinical pathology, clinical pharmacology, dentistry, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, equine medicine and surgery, food animal medicine and surgery, oncology, ophthalmology, production medicine/theriogenology (reproduction), small animal medicine, small animal surgery, and zoological, wildlife and exotic animal medicine. Internships at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital are non-degree educational programs designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of the management of clinical cases.The college has three service units: the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the Medical District Veterinary Clinic in Chicago. They provide service to animal owners and veterinarians throughout the Midwest.