Clinical Instructor, College of Veterinary Medicine Pathobiology/Population Medical Department

Mississippi, United States
30 May 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

POSITION TYPE: Full-Time 12-Month
DEPARTMENT: 183900 - CVM Pathobiology/Population Med Dep
LOCATION: Main Campus - Starkville, MS

Area of Specialization:

Anatomic Pathology

Anticipated Appointment Date:

July 1, 2019

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Major responsibilities include participation in the pathology diagnostic service and teaching in the DVM and residency program.  It is expected that this position will allocate approximately 65% time to diagnostic service and 35% time to teaching. Accessions to Diagnostic Laboratory Services consist of necropsies and biopsies from domestic animals originating from area veterinarians, producers and the public. The necropsy caseload is strong and growing, and consists of approximately 50% small animals, 40% large animals, and 10% non-domestic. All necropsies are part of the academic experience of DVM students. Pathologists have broad discretion in case work-up.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include a DVM and completion of an anatomic pathology residency. Excellent communication skills are required. The successful candidate will work directly with the 4 other service duty pathologists and 3 residents. The ability to attain licensure (faculty or traditional licensure) in Mississippi is required. The DLS is a part of the fully AAVLD accredited Mississippi Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Laboratory System.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates who are board certified in anatomic pathology are preferred.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application describing their interest and professional goals, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers for 3 references to Dr. Bill Epperson,, Pathobiology and Population Medicine, P.O. Box 6100, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State, MS 39762-6100.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.