Wildlife Pathologist - Assistant or Associate Professor

Location
Pennsylvania (US)
Posted
Sep 14, 2020
End of advertisement period
Dec 13, 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Description
The Diagnostic Pathology Service at New Bolton Center (NBC), Department of Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine invites applicants for a faculty position in Wildlife Pathology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Clinician Educator (CE) track in Kennett Square, PA. This Wildlife Pathology position is expected to provide skillful interpretation of lesions in a wide range of wildlife and exotic species, primarily avian and mammalian and establish a collaborative research program in partnership with the Penn Vet Pennsylvania Wildlife Futures Program (PWFP) and the Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System (PADLS). The Pennsylvania Wildlife Futures Program at New Bolton Center is integrated with the Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System (PADLS), a tripartite animal diagnostic laboratory system funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD). In addition to providing diagnostic services for the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Penn Vet’s Widener Hospital, the laboratory also receives livestock (horses, cattle, small ruminants, camelids, poultry), companion animal (dogs and cats), and laboratory animal diagnostic necropsy cases.  The position also requires clinical training of veterinary and postdoctoral students in veterinary pathology. Applicants must have a DVM/VMD degree and ACVP board certification. In addition to excellent communication and writing skills, a track record of expertise in diseases of wildlife and the ability to produce impactful scholarly activity as an integrated part of the PWFP research team are required. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s training and experience.

The search committee will begin considering applications immediately. Additional information about the Pathobiology Department may be found at https://www.vet.upenn.edu/research/academic-departments/pathobiology 

Qualifications
Applicants must have a DVM/VMD degree and ACVP board certification. In addition to excellent communication and writing skills, a track record of wildlife expertise and the ability to develop an investigator-driven research program are required.  Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s training and experience. 

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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