Research Assistant Professor in Clinical Pathology
Job no: 515797
Work type: Research Faculty
Senior management: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Biomedical Science
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Other, Recreation / Event, Veterinary Medicine
The Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology in the Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has an open 12-month research faculty position that is eligible for tenure-track. The department seeks an early career clinical pathologist for a mentored research appointment prior to initiating the tenure clock This position involves research and diagnostic clinical pathology. Interest in research in the following areas is especially sought: immunology, toxicology, physiology, metabolism, cell biology, bioinformatics that can lead to innovative assay development in oncology, endocrinology, and comparable areas. Competitive startup package will include lab space, equipment and personnel support as appropriate for the candidate’s research background. Many collaborative opportunities exist in the areas of oncology, neurology, cardiovascular and translational topics through the Fralin Life Sciences Institute, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and the Animal Cancer Care and Research Center at Virginia Tech.
Instructional responsibilities in the DVM professional program will occur after initiating tenure track and include classroom instruction of pathology topics and during student clinical training times. Instruction in the graduate and resident level courses, as well as, mentoring and training of pathology residents and Ph.D. students is essential.
- DVM or equivalent
- Diplomate of ACVP or ECVP (or board eligible)
- Ph.D. in biology, immunology, toxicology, or related field
- Research experience in immunology, toxicology, and/or physiology
Full time - Salaried
Commensurate with experience
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
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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