Department of Veterinary Pathobiology College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
The successful candidate will direct a core histology and histopathology facility that serves the research, diagnostic and teaching needs of the College and provides pathology expertise to biomedical researchers at the University. The successful candidate will proactively engage in collaborative research with investigators in biomedical research in the College, in other laboratories on campus and other universities and industries.
These activities should lead to extramural research grants and peer-reviewed research publications. Participation in teaching pathology to professional and graduate students and providing research training to undergraduate/graduate students, veterinary residents and post-doctoral associates is expected. Academic service is expected to include departmental, college, university committees and with professional organizations, editorial or grant review teams, consultations with other appropriate research projects and organizations.
Applicants must have a D.V.M. (or equivalent) or M.D. (or equivalent) and Ph. D. in pathology or other disciplines related to pathobiology. Preference will be given to candidates with diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists or American College of Pathologists. The successful applicant must possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills and a demonstrated ability to manage a team of technical staff and work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.
The Department of Veterinary Pathobiology includes over 60 faculty members and is one of five academic departments in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Scholarly activities of faculty are diverse and teaching occurs at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional level. Research strengths in the college include Infectious Diseases and Biodefense; Epidemiology and Public Health; Biomedical Genomics; Neuroscience; Toxicology; Reproductive Biology. The Department strongly encourages collaborative research activity and is a role model for “One Health’ through its research affiliations with a variety of sister institutions, including the Texas A&M Health Science Center, the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Texas Children’s Hospital, the Texas Heart Institute, and the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory.
Applications should be submitted as a single PDF file that includes a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of present and future research plans, summary of teaching experience, and the names and contact information of three references.
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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Applicants needing more information are encouraged to email Cynthia Voelker (email@example.com) or Dr. Brad Weeks, Chair of the search committee (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Applicants must have a D.V.M. (or equivalent) or M.D. (or equivalent) and Ph. D. in pathology or other disciplines related to pathobiology. Preference will be given to candidates with diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists or American College of Pathologists.
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with exzperience
Internal Number: 02-144006-00000
About Texas A&M University, Veterinary Pathobiology
Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas and one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic universities. It has been designated as a Land Grant, Space Grant, and Sea Grant University and is the nation’s sixth largest university with nearly 65,000 students. Texas A&M University is a major teaching and research university with a growing international focus and outstanding public and private support. Details on the position, as well as information about the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University can be found at the following websites: http://www.vetmed.tamu.edu/vtpb, www.vetmed.tamu.edu, www.tamu.edu, or www.visitaggieland.com.