Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, University of Connecticut

Position ID:UConn-Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science-2018388 [#10849, 2018388]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Veterinary Pathology
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2018/02/09, finished 2018/08/13, listed until 2018/04/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The University of Connecticut is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Faculty Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources at the rank of Assistant Professor.


The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the pathology diagnostic service and development of the discipline, teaching, and to engage in scholarly research. The Department houses and operates the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (CVMDL). The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the diagnostic anatomic pathology service including necropsy and biopsies and the training of veterinarians in the combined Residency/Master’s Degree program in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology. The CVMDL is fully accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) for all species, and is a member of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) and the Vet-LIRN program of the FDA. The CVMDL receives diverse animal accessions including agricultural, companion, exotic, wildlife, laboratory, and aquatic species. Case materials are received from State, New England and Federal agencies, veterinary practitioners, institutional veterinarians, aquaria, zoological collections, and marine laboratories. They will teach one undergraduate class per year, advise students, and participate in research projects related to those ongoing in the Department. The undergraduate curriculum is designed for students preparing to enter veterinary, medical, dental or graduate schools/colleges or careers in biomedical laboratories. There will be opportunity for collaborative research with colleagues in the Department and throughout the wider university. Departmental research programs focus on infectious diseases of animals and humans, vaccines, and veterinary pathology. Many Departmental Faculty are members of the Center of Excellence for Vaccine Research (CEVR), which provides a unifying consortium for vaccine research at UCONN. Further information can be found at and


DVM, VMD, or equivalent degree; 3 years of experience performing diagnostic animal autopsies and histopathological examinations in a veterinary diagnostic laboratory, and preparation of reports for clients;  ACVP board certification; a record of scholarly publications appropriate for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, excellent written and oral communication skills.


A Ph.D. in a relevant scientific discipline; experience with laboratory animal (rodents and rabbits) pathology, and/or molecular pathology and/or advanced morphometric analysis; experience in teaching in undergraduate and/or graduate classes; commitment to promoting diversity through teaching, research and service programs and; commitment to participating in an environment of team approaches.


This is a full-time, tenure-track, 11 month position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Select "Apply" and submit the following materials via Academic Jobs Online.  Submission must include a letter of application with a statement of interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and three (3) letters of reference.  Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately. For more information regarding the Department of Pathobiology and the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, please visit the departmental websites at: and  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.   (Search # 2018388)

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The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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University of Connecticut
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