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William Iverson Professor of Toxicological Pathology Tenure-Track Assistant/ Associate Faculty

Purdue University
Indiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Health & Medicine, Veterinary Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a Full-Time (12-Month) Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Veterinary Pathology in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology.


Principal Duties:

  • Establishment of an extramurally funded independent research program in the area of toxicological pathology, teaching in the DVM and graduate programs, mentorship of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and support of biomedical research projects through the Center for Comparative Translational Research (CCTR).
  • Toxicologic pathology may be broadly defined as the molecular and cellular responses of the body to chemicals and pharmaceuticals. This focus area aligns closely with the current research strengths of the college and the department.



Applicants must have a D.V.M. (or equivalent) and Ph.D. in a related discipline, Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, and a record of research excellence as demonstrated by high quality peer reviewed publications. Those applying for the position at the Associate Professor level must have a strong record of extramural funding. The successful candidate will establish an extramurally funded research program; have excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; a strong interest in teaching and mentoring; and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.  Salary will be commensurate with training and experience.


The College: The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine focuses on globally advancing animal and human health and well-being through excellence in learning, discovery and engagement, as the leading veterinary college for the comprehensive education of the veterinary team and for discovery and engagement in selected areas of veterinary and comparative biomedical sciences. The Department of Comparative Pathobiology has a long record of excellence in training toxicologic pathologists for successful careers in academia and industry. In addition to pathology and toxicology, the department has faculty with expertise and research interests in infectious diseases and immunology, epidemiology and public health, and human-animal interaction and animal welfare science. The departmental strategic plan is available at  Purdue University provides exciting opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research through the Bindley Bioscience Center and Birck Nanotechnology Center in Discovery Park (, the Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute (, the Purdue Institute of Drug Discovery, Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, and other academic departments and centers.


Commitment to Diversity: Purdue University’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. A national leader in the graduation of Black and African American doctorates in veterinary medicine over the past 5 years, Purdue’s track record of supporting diversity dates back well over a century and is rooted in our land-grant mission. This year, the University has embarked upon a comprehensive 5-year, $75 million plan to further enrich and diversify its faculty, staff, and student body.


Application Procedure: To be considered further, each application must include 1) curriculum vitae, 2) a summary of past research and future research plans, 3) a statement on teaching philosophy, 4) a statement on professional contributions to the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and 5) the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will start January 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. The start date will be negotiable. A background check is required for employment in this position. Applicants needing more information are encouraged to contact Dr. Narayanan, Chair of the Search Committee, at  To apply, please upload required documents by using apply now link:

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Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.



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