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The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University seeks a motivated, board-certified clinical pathologist at the Assistant Professor or Clinical Instructor level.


The position involves 70% diagnostic service and teaching (veterinary students and residents). Diagnostic caseload emphasizes companion animals (dogs, cats, horses), exotic pet species, and wildlife. The remaining 30% effort is flexible and may be used to pursue team and/or independent research and other scholarly activities. The Tufts University system, which includes schools of Arts and Science, Medicine, Dentistry, and Nutrition, actively fosters collaboration between campuses. In addition to traditional strengths in infectious disease, neuroscience and regenerative medicine, the Cummings School is strongly committed to comparative oncology research. Individuals with aligned interests are especially encouraged to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must possess a DVM/VMD or equivalent degree and be certified by the ACVP or ECVP or be eligible to take the ACVP certifying exam. Experience in diagnostic clinical pathology, is required. Demonstrated contributions to independent or collaborative research is highly desirable, including a track record of peer reviewed publications, experience teaching at the professional or graduate level is desirable. Strong communication skills, customer service focus, and an ability to work in a team environment are essential.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Applicants should submit a cover letter with career goals, CV, and names of three personal references via interfolio at . For questions, e-mail Dr. Nicholas Robinson (

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