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Assistant Professor Clinical Pathology

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Work type: Teaching & Research Faculty
Senior management: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Biomedical Science
Location: Blacksburg - Main Campus
Categories: Instructional / Teaching Faculty

Job Description

This faculty position will be filled as either a Clinical Track or Tenure-Track appointment at open rank, depending on qualifications and experience of the candidate. Responsibilities include: Provide diagnostic Veterinary Clinical Pathology Service including cytology, hematology and clinical chemistry; Adhere to the AAVLD:ISO 172025 standards in the Clinical Pathology Lab; Provide clinical pathology instruction in the DVM professional program; Train Clinical Pathology residents including teaching graduate level courses, and engage in collaborative research; Actively participate in weekly slide seminar and journal clubs; Adhere to the responsibilities of the faculty as described by the Faculty Handbook (

Required Qualifications

D.V.M. or equivalent;
Diplomate of ACVP or ECVP (Clinical Pathology);
MS or PhD;
Excellent written and spoken English communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Significant experience in diagnostic clinical pathology;
Excellent teaching skills;
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a collaborative team member.

Pay Band

Faculty; Salary

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Salaried; to commensurate with experience adn rank/track. 

Review Date

June 1, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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