The Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure accruing faculty position in Veterinary Clinical Pathology at the Clinical Assistant/Associate level. The major efforts of the position are clinical service and instruction, which include diagnostic activities in the Clinical Pathology section of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories. The faculty hire will also be expected to be involved in scholarly activity; opportunities exist to explore or develop self-directed special interests in pathology and/or participate in collaborations with other faculty at the CVM and/or Health Science Center. Finally, service to the college is desired, which can be met by professional, departmental and university appointments.
The faculty hire must have experience in diagnostic hematology, cytology, clinical chemistry, and urinalysis, and have the ability to independently sign out cases, in support of the clinical pathology service. The selected applicant will provide service support for on-campus clinical programs at the veterinary teaching hospital, private practitioners, and research customers. The successful candidate will play an important role in both didactic clinical teaching, mentoring veterinary students and house officers, as well as training three active clinical pathology residents. Prior instructional experience is desired but not required.
The UF clinical pathology service is supported by a high quality, high volume, and diverse case load with submissions from within the teaching hospital and from outside practices, and a significant oncology and exotics caseload. The clinical pathology laboratory is well-equipped and includes dedicated sections for hematology (Siemens ADVIA® 2120i System and IDEXX ProCyte Dx®), coagulation (STAGO STA Compact Max®), clinical chemistry (Beckman Coulter AU480), cytology (MilliporeSigma™ MIDAS™ III Automated Slide Stainer with methanolic Wright-Giemsa), endocrinology (Siemens Immulite® 1000), urinalysis, and other specialty analyses. The Clinical Pathology Section maintains strong and active interactions with the other sections in the hospital. The university is located in sunny Gainesville, FL with numerous opportunities for outdoor and cultural activities, shopping, culinary experiences, sporting events, as well as access to larger cities (Jacksonville, Tampa, and Orlando are all within 1.5 hours).
The University of Florida Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories are comprised of dedicated individuals who strive for excellence in diagnostics to improve animal and human health. The current UFVDL pathology team includes 10 anatomic and 4 clinical pathologists. We are in the process of becoming accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians; experience in an AAVLD-accredited laboratory is preferred.
The successful candidate should be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The University of Florida has a student body of over 49,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students, including over 14,500 minority students, and 6,000 international students, and its College of Veterinary Medicine is ranked #9 by US News & World Report.
Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2019 and will continue until a candidate is recommended for appointment. Candidates may be invited to interview prior to the application review date, but a hiring decision will not be made until after that date. A start date in Fall 2019 is preferred. All applicants must apply for job number 48274 online through Careers at UF in order to be considered for the position. For full consideration, applicants must submit the following items as a PDF file: (1) a letter outlining your clinical/diagnostic service, teaching and research experiences as well as your professional goals, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and contact information for three professional references who are able to speak to all aspects of your abilities as they relate to the responsibilities of this position online at https://apply.interfolio.com/64454. Email inquiries to Dr. Sarah Beatty, Search Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org) are welcome. Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of July 15, 2019.
The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript(s) to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
Requirements include a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree, satisfactory completion of a veterinary clinical pathology residency at an AVMA-accredited institution supervised by DACVP (Clinical)pathologists.