Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Comparative Medicine
Location: Stanford, California
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
The Department of Comparative Medicine at Stanford University is currently seeking a veterinary clinical pathologist to serve as the Director for the Veterinary Service Center (VSC) Animal Diagnostic Laboratory. A DVM/VMD degree and ACVP or ECVP board certification or board eligibility is required. Academic rank (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor) and line (University Medical Line, Clinician Educator) will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
The major criteria for appointment in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.
The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.
Applicants should have a working knowledge of veterinary clinical pathology for a variety of species, including common laboratory animal species, especially rodents, swine and sheep, nonhuman primates and aquatics. Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, rodent strain-related idiosyncrasies, testing and interpretation, molecular diagnostics, bacteriology, biosafety and quality assurance, and health surveillance protocols in a laboratory animal setting is highly desirable. Additional responsibilities include outreach and consultation with research laboratories, assistance with study design, and working one-on-one with researchers (principal investigators, post-doctoral students, graduate students, and research laboratory staff). There are ample opportunities for collaborative, translational research. To learn more about the services offered by the VSC Animal Diagnostic Laboratory, see: https://animaldiagnosticlab.com/
The successful candidate will also provide laboratory animal clinical pathology training for trainees participating in the Department’s American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency and the Master of Laboratory Animal Science program. Development of Instructional hands-on workshops, in-person classes and/or online training modules related to laboratory animal clinical pathology is expected.
To apply, please submit in one pdf file: a curriculum vitae (CV), a brief letter (statement of research and/or scholarly activity, and teaching accomplishments including future plans in these areas). You will also be expected to provide the names and email addresses of 3 references in the application. All materials should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/95049.
Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2021 and accepted until the position is filled.
The Department of Comparative Medicine, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value candidates who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.
Interested applicants from academic centers, including veterinary schools and research-intensive medical schools, and from pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors are encouraged to apply.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
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