Tenure-track or Clinical-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor – Diagnostic Pathology
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Location: Ames, Iowa
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (VDPAM) at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenure track or clinical term faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, or Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate or Clinical Professor in diagnostic pathology in our Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.
The Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (ISU VDL) is an AAVLD-accredited, full-service laboratory that serves veterinarians and animal owners of the state of Iowa and across the United States. The caseload is diverse with swine representing the majority of submissions. The primary responsibility of this position will be to provide diagnostic pathology support and deliver comprehensive diagnostic case information on cases from all animal species in a concise and well-organized manner to practicing veterinarians and other animal health professionals. The ability to interact, communicate and collaborate with progressive practicing veterinarians and other stakeholders in animal agriculture is essential.
The person in this position may also have the opportunity to establish a collaborative applied research program in areas such as infectious disease epidemiology, pathogenesis and control. The successful applicant will also be expected to aid in the development and implementation of new diagnostic procedures and assist in maintaining quality assurance programs. The position will also have the opportunity to teach veterinary students in both classroom and laboratory settings and mentor graduate students.
The successful candidate must have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in departmental programs and committees. Iowa State University especially seeks candidates who are interested in contributing to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and outreach. The candidate will demonstrate commitment to delivering exceptional diagnostic service, dedication to all levels of education, and contribute to the national prominence of the ISU VDL, VDPAM, and Iowa State University.
Required Minimum Qualifications
DVM or equivalent degree
At least two years of advanced pathology training, including histopathology training after receiving a DVM (or equivalent degree).
In addition to the requirements above, below are minimum quali?cations at the following ranks:
CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: listed above
CLINCAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: A minimum of 5 years of experience in diagnostic pathology.
CLINICAL PROFESSOR: A minimum of 10 years of experience in diagnostic pathology.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Evidence of experience conducting research or other scholarly activity.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: An established record of experience and documentation of scholarship and impact in diagnostic pathology.
PROFESSOR: A record of scholarship in diagnostic pathology with national recognition of expertise.
MS or PhD or equivalent degree in Veterinary Pathology, Veterinary Microbiology, Population Sciences in Animal Health, or other related veterinary fields.
Working knowledge and experience with production animal medicine.
Demonstrated working experience coordinating cases in a veterinary diagnostic laboratory.
Demonstrated ability to instruct veterinary students.
Demonstrated commitment to and training in diversity and inclusion.
Certification in Anatomic Pathology from the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, European College of Veterinary Pathologists, or Japanese College of Veterinary Pathologists.
About Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
VDPAM was created in 1997 to strategically grow the resources and emphasis in production animal medicine at the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine. VDPAM consists of approximately 55 faculty and 150 staff and many of our faculty and staff serve food animal agriculture through service units in the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center’s Food Animal and Camelid Hospital and the ISU VDL. The ISU the VDL provides quality diagnostic services including necropsy, bacteriology, serology, histopathology, virology, parasitology, molecular diagnostics, next-generation sequencing, and toxicology as well as other analytical services. The pathology section of the ISU VDL utilizes state of the art instrumentation including routine digital slide scanning for diagnostic cases, fluorescent and chromogenic in situ hybridization, RNAscope, and digital image analysis.