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Assistant/Associate Professor/Anatomic Pathology

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Assistant/Associate Professor/Anatomic Pathology
Faculty Rank: To Be Determined
Posting Number: TR0170023
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

This tenure-track faculty position may be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank in Tenure-track
Major Responsibilities
1) Provide diagnostic Veterinary Pathology Service to include necropsy and surgical biopsy duty.
2) Provide pathology instruction for DVM students.
3) Train Anatomic Pathology residents that includes participating in advanced general and systemic pathology courses.
4) Actively participate in weekly histopathology seminar and gross pathology rounds.
5) Participate in independent and collaborative research.
6) Adhere to the responsibilities of the faculty as described by the Faculty Handbook (

A research and publication track record in a research focus area of the college, ideally within the
areas of: a) Infectious Diseases, b) Inflammatory/regulatory disorders(including cancer) or c) Translational/regenerative medicine. There will be opportunities to develop independent and collaborative research programs within and outside the Veterinary Medicine College including at various life sciences-oriented Institutes. Please see web links below.

Required Qualifications:

D.V.M. or equivalent
Diplomate of A.C.V.P. (or ECVP) or board eligible
Excellence in research scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications:

Desired qualifications:
1) Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a collaborative team member.
2) Previous teaching experience.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check? Yes
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Employment Comments:

Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure-Track

For more information about the college, visit ; for departmental information including other areas of expertise visit For diagnostic laboratory (ViTALS) visit: Please also visit the web links of four Virginia Tech life/health sciences-related Institutes, which foster intercollegiate research interactions: (1) Fralin Life Science Institute: ; (2) VT Carilion Research Institute: ; (3) Virginia Biocomplexity Institute: ; (4) Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science: . Opportunities for translational research in collaboration with faculty in the College’s Departments of Large and Small Animal Clinical Sciences and the Via College of Osteopathic Medicine exist as well.

How to Apply for this Job:

Submit applications online at
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Research interest Tenure-Track applicants are encouraged to include a related research plan. Statements of teaching and diagnostic service philosophies
Names, addresses, and contact information of 3 references

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: Biomedical Science
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Job Posting Date: 03/15/2017
Review Begin Date: 04/01/2017
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
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For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
  5. List of References
  6. Candidate Statement
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