Veterinary Pathologist (Emphasis on Fish) - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This vacancy is for a faculty position in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.

Duties will include:
a) diagnostic veterinary pathology service through the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory,
b) participating faculty instructing post-DVM veterinary anatomic pathology graduate students in the Departmental combined anatomic pathology residency / PhD training program,
c) participating faculty instructing “Diagnostics Block” students in the 4th year professional veterinary medicine curriculum;
d) provide diagnostic pathology service for fish and other non-mammalian marine species with an emphasis on those that have importance within the Pacific Northwest;
e) identify, help develop, and coordinate the execution of new aquatic animal diagnostic or surveillance assays through the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, e) academic service on College, Department and Laboratory committees and
f) scholarly activity associated with publication of diagnostic case materials and collaborative research activities. The position is defined as 45% clinical service/instruction, 45% fish diagnostic pathology service and 10% scholarly activities.

This position will have responsibilities in multiple arenas.
The recruited individual should have successful experience in diagnostic pathology of mammalian species, experience and/or interest in fish pathology, teaching experience and a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.

Required Qualifications

DVM (or equivalent) degree.

Satisfactory completion of a post-DVM residency training program in veterinary anatomic pathology.

American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) board examination eligibility and intention to become an ACVP diplomate or currently a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists.

Interest in pathology of fish or other non-mammalian marine species

Preferred Qualifications

American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) board certification in anatomic pathology.

MS or PhD degree in microbiology, pathology, immunology, infectious disease or related field.

Experience in pathology of fish or other non-mammalian marine species.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

To apply, go to:
Applicants are required to submit an electronic application including:
1) application letter, indicating the applicant’s short- and long-term goals and outline his/her qualifications for the position, including diagnostic pathology, teaching and research experience.
2)curriculum vitae,
3)personal information of three references, including names, address and e-mail address.

Review of applications begins June 5, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.

Please contact Dr. Dharani Ajithdoss, Search Committee Chair, at or 509-335-3877 for questions or confidential expressions of interest about this position.
Please visit the departmental website for more information. WSU is an EO/AAE.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
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Type of School:Research University
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