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Diagnostic Pathologist

University of California, Davis
California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Apr 8, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Veterinary Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Diagnostic Pathologist. Asst/Assoc/Full Professor of Clinical Anatomic Pathology in the California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory System (CAHFS) and Department of Pathology Microbiology & Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis. The successful candidate will be working at the CAHFS laboratory in Tulare, CA, a location just a few hours from the coast, Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks, Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area. You will be joining a local team of three anatomic pathologists, but will be part of a four-lab system with 14 anatomic pathologists, toxicologist, epidemiologist, bacteriologists, and an electron microscopy specialist. CAHFS-Tulare is a new 34,000 sq. ft. facility with local testing capabilities such as molecular diagnostics, bacteriology including MALDI-TOF, and immunology. Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

Diagnostic Service: The candidate will function primarily as a diagnostic pathologist at the CAHFS-Tulare laboratory. The majority of the caseload includes livestock and avian species with an emphasis on disease conditions affecting cattle and commercial poultry. The laboratory also receives equids, camelids, wildlife, zoo collection species, and occasionally companion animals. Timely interaction with veterinarians and livestock producers is an integral part of this position.
Research: Creative use of diagnostic case material including publication of results in appropriate journals is essential. Teaching: The incumbent(s) will have limited local teaching responsibilities to veterinary and graduate students. Opportunities exist to teach in the DVM curriculum on the UC Davis campus. Service: University and public service through departmental, school and university committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education, and other appropriate activities is required.

DVM or equivalent degree with experience in mammalian and/or avian diseases required. Board certification or eligibility for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP) required. Renewal for the 4th year of appointment requires ACVP or ECVP board certification. Demonstrated ability in diagnostic anatomic pathology required. Demonstrated experience in diagnostic disciplines, disease investigation, and experience in diagnostic interpretation required. PhD degree in veterinary pathology or related field preferred. The successful candidate will have: i) excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively communicate with veterinarians, producers, and government agencies; ii) client-focused, service-oriented approach to diagnostics; iii) demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere, and iv) demonstrated (or potential) accomplishment in areas contributing to diversity and inclusion. UC Davis is committed to supporting a diverse community of scholars with an emphasis on recruiting faculty who will contribute substantively to diversity.

To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by May 8, 2022; position open until filled. Interested applicants should submit 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experiences, career goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of diversity and inclusion; and 4) the names and addresses of five professional references. Application material is to be submitted by using the University's online submission program at

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments:
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