CLIN AST/ASO PROF
The Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine
at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine invites
energetic and team-oriented clinical pathologists to join our
growing clinical pathology service! We are accepting applications
for a full-time, non-tenure accruing faculty position in Veterinary
The position’s major efforts are diagnostic service in support of
the veterinary teaching hospital and instruction to both veterinary
students and clinical pathology residents. The faculty hire will
also be involved in scholarly activity; opportunities exist to
explore or develop self-directed special interests in pathology
and/or participate in collaborations with other faculty at the CVM
and/or Health Science Center. College service is also expected and
can be fulfilled by professional specialty, college, departmental
and university appointments.
The prospective candidate must have experience in diagnostic
cytopathology, hematology, clinical chemistry, and urinalysis, and
the ability to independently sign out cases, in support of the
clinical pathology service. The selected applicant will also
provide service support for on-campus clinical programs at the
veterinary teaching hospital, private practitioners, and research
customers. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in
training and mentoring three clinical pathology residents,
supporting didactic curriculum instruction, and advising veterinary
students and house officers. Prior instructional experience is
desirable, though not required.
The UF clinical pathology service is supported by a high quality,
high volume, and diverse caseload with submissions from within the
teaching hospital and outside practices, in particular very busy
oncology and zoological/wildlife medicine services. The clinical
pathology laboratory is well-equipped and includes dedicated
sections for cytopathology (Wescor® automated slide stainer with
methanolic Wright-Giemsa), hematology (Siemens ADVIA® 2120i System
and IDEXX ProCyte Dx®), clinical chemistry (Beckman Coulter
AU480®), coagulation (STAGO STA Compact Max®), endocrinology
(Siemens Immulite® 1000), urinalysis, and other specialty analyses.
The Clinical Pathology Section maintains strong and active
interactions with other hospital services.
The University of Florida Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories are
comprised of dedicated individuals who strive for excellence in
diagnostics to improve animal and human health. The current UFVDL
pathology team includes eight anatomic and three clinical
pathologists and is pursuing American Association of Veterinary
Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) accreditation.
The successful candidate should be able to work with students,
faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural
backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can
contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic
community. The University of Florida student body encompasses
nearly 58,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students,
including over 19,000 minority and 5,000 international students.
The university currently ranks 5th among public universities and
the College of Veterinary Medicine 9th among 32 U.S. colleges or
schools of veterinary medicine by U.S. News & World Report.
Gainesville is a north-central Florida city with a climate that
permits year-round outdoor activities in addition to numerous
cultural, shopping, and culinary opportunities and sporting events.
The Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean beaches, as well as the
cities of Tampa, Orlando, and Jacksonville, are all a two-hour
drive or less. A competitive salary and benefits package are
available. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the successful
candidate’s professional qualifications and experience.
Rank and salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s
qualifications and experience.
Requirements include a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or
equivalent degree and satisfactory completion of a veterinary
clinical pathology training program, supervised by ACVP-certified
clinical pathologists, at an AVMA-accredited institution.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, interested candidates must apply online
through Careers at UF. Applicants must submit the following items
as a PDF file:
(1) a letter outlining clinical/diagnostic service, teaching and
research experiences as well as professional goals,
(2) a current curriculum vitae (CV),
(3) names and contact information for three professional references
able to speak to all aspects of the candidate’s professional and
personal abilities as they relate to this position’s
(4) a statement regarding how you would contribute to diversity,
equity and inclusion efforts at the University of Florida College
of Veterinary Medicine. E-mail inquiries to Dr. Chris Lanier (
), Search Committee Chair, are
welcome. Review of applications for job number 520256 will begin
immediately and will continue until a candidate is recommended for
appointment. A start date in early 2023 is preferred, if at all
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to
the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be
considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is
visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of
the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional
credentialing service provider approved by National Association of
Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution
dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity
Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to
apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida
Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon
eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance
with Florida's Sunshine Law.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end
This position was originally posted under requisition #81924.
All previous applicants do not need to reapply.
Health Assessment Required: