Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Track

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 14, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

This tenure-track faculty position may be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank
Major Responsibilities include: Provide diagnostic Veterinary Anatomic Pathology Service to include both biopsy and necropsy service; Provide anatomical pathology instruction for DVM students. Train Anatomic Pathology residents that include teaching advanced courses, and participate in workshop for anatomic path residents. Actively participate in weekly slide seminar and journal clubs. Serve as PI for extramurally funded research program and participate in collaborative research. Collaborate with other faculty on advanced test development and clinical research including clinical trials. 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. The other responsibility will be to rotate anatomical pathology service with five other ACVP boarded anatomical pathologists (approx. 12-15 weeks). Clinical service includes review of both biopsy, histopath, and necropsy service. Development of advanced diagnostics is especially encouraged.

Required Qualifications

D.V.M. or equivalent by appointment start date
Diplomate of A.C.V.P. by appointment start date
Excellence in research scholarship and/or leadership in extramurally funded research (tenure-track only).
Excellent communication skills. For international applicants TOEFL scores will be required

Preferred Qualifications

1) Significant post-residency experience in diagnostic pathology, excellent teaching skills, and experience in test development.
2) Knowledge of current biomedical techniques.
3) Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a collaborative team member. 4) PhD in Biomedical Sciences areas

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

December 1, 2020

Additional Information

Candidates should apply online at to posting number 514312 and submit the following: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, List of 3 professional references, and a Statement of Research and Teaching.

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

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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Advertised: October 14, 2020
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