Clinical Assistant Professor in Clinical Pathology

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University invites applications for a new clinical-track faculty position in clinical pathology. Anticipated percentage time allocations for this position are 50% clinical pathology service and approximately 30% teaching of both veterinary students and residents of other disciplines. The remaining 20% effort will be spent on scholarly activities, including collaborative research and publication of relevant case reports. The time allocations are negotiable and may change depending on the needs of the Section of Pathology and the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Requirements include a DVM degree or its equivalent and completion of an American College of Veterinary Pathology Clinical Pathology residency. Preference will be given to individuals who are ACVP board certified and have at least 1 year of post-residency clinical experience. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience.

The successful applicant will join two board-certified clinical pathologists, 4 anatomic pathologists and a team of medical technologists. Members of the section play an active role in the 1st, 2nd, and 4th year of the veterinary curriculum, while striving to provide diagnostic service of exceptional quality. The Clinical Pathology Laboratory supports a high volume small animal hospital, a large animal hospital, a wildlife clinic, and a variety of researchers.

Applicants should send a letter of intent outlining their interests and clinical & teaching qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references to Joyce S. Knoll, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, 200 Westboro Road, North Grafton, MA 01536. Applications can also be submitted electronically (joyce.knoll@tufts.edu). Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Perry Bain (perry.bain@tufts.edu). Applications will be accepted through May 1, 2016 or until the position is filled.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

AREA OVERVIEW:
The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine was founded in 1978, and remains the only veterinary school in the six-state New England region. The Cummings School is organized into four departments: Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Environmental and Population Health, and Infectious Disease and Global Health, each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. In addition to the professional degree program, the school offers three stand-alone graduate degrees (Doctor of Biomedical Sciences, Master of Animals and Public Policy and Master of Conservation Medicine and 3 master degrees that may be obtained in combination with the DVM degree (Laboratory Animal Medicine, Public Health (in conjunction with the School of Medicine), and Biomedical Sciences). The school strives to prepare graduates of the professional degree program for a wide range of career paths; although the majority of our graduates enter clinical careers, others elect careers in biomedical research, international medicine, conservation medicine and public health.

The Department of Biomedical Sciences is one of four departments in the School of Veterinary Medicine. Scholarly activities within the department focus on neuroscience, behavior and liver disease. There are many opportunities for collaborative research in the greater Boston and Worcester areas. The departmental teaching mission is served through both professional and graduate degree course offerings. The department provides diagnostic services in clinical and anatomic pathology to the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. Pathology residents participate in the teaching and service missions of the department and school. More information about the department is available at http://vet.tufts.edu/department-of-biomedical-sciences/

The Cummings School is located on a beautiful campus in North Grafton, Massachusetts, about 45 miles from Boston and about 8 miles from Worcester MA. These surrounding communities offer a friendly, suburban to rural living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational and athletic attractions. These communities offer a four-season climate, clean air, and good schools.