| Record #: 3264
Veterinary Practice Information:
| The Veterinary Population Medicine Department at the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, is recruiting a food animal veterinary diagnostician. This position will be an annually renewable faculty at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
The successful applicant will join our collaborative team of pathologists and highly skilled technical staff dedicated to the pursuit of diagnostic excellence at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The duties of the position will be heavily focused on food animal submissions (e.g., swine, bovine, ovine, and farmed cervids), providing diagnostic services for food animal practitioners and producers, and communicating results and providing interpretation to submitters (clinical faculty, practicing veterinarians, researchers, animal owners, and regulatory agency officials). Additional duties include teaching professional students (i.e., DVM), resident/house officer, and graduate students within the pathology and food animal curriculum or in other subjects; participation in collaborative research; and/or outreach. The actual time commitment to each of these duties is negotiable.
For inquiries about this position, please contact Dr. Marie Culhane, Chair of the Search Committee, at 612-624-7423 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualified applicants should apply online at https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/353326 (Job ID# 353326).
| The candidate must have:
a doctorate of veterinary medicine (DVM, VMD) or equivalent foreign degree;
experience in pathology of food animals (i.e., the major livestock species, bovine, and swine primarily); and a
track record of expertise in diagnostic pathology (e.g., necropsy, histopathology, and interpretation of the results from diagnostic assays).
| Candidates meeting the following criteria are preferred:
ACVP board-certified or board-eligibility in anatomic pathology by the start date;
eligibility for veterinary licensure in the state of Minnesota; and
prior experience in
food animal veterinary practice and production systems,
providing diagnostic service in veterinary diagnostic laboratories,
a history of teaching in the veterinary medicine curriculum,
a strong interest in bovine diseases, as well as
participation in research as a principal investigator, co-investigator, or collaborator.
| At the University of Minnesota, you’ll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.
The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
University HSA contributions
Disability and employer-paid life insurance
Employee wellbeing program
Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
Financial counseling services
Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost
Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.
Facilities provided by the veterinary practice:
| The University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) is a national leader in providing rapid diagnosis of animal diseases, identifying emerging diseases, developing new diagnostic methods, and training diagnosticians and veterinarians.
The VDL serves the interests of the livestock and poultry industry, animal research scientists and educators, and companion animal owners. We provide strong support to the state as the official laboratory of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health as well as supporting the national animal and human health system.
The laboratory is a part of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and serves as Minnesota’s only full service laboratory for animal health diagnosis.
|Other Personnel :
|| The successful applicant will join our collaborative team of pathologists and highly skilled technical staff dedicated to the pursuit of diagnostic excellence at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.
Practice strengths and emphasis of the business:
| The Veterinary Population Medicine Department serves as the academic home to faculty members in the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The College of Veterinary Medicine is located on the St. Paul Campus of the University of Minnesota and has a reputation for excellence in basic and applied research programs. Particular research strengths include: genetics, genomics, molecular immunology, and infectious diseases. Opportunities exist for collaboration with Schools of Medicine and Public Health of the University. With a population of nearly three million, the metropolitan area offers urban living at its best, with a blend of big-city sophistication and small-town security and comfort.
|| Veterinary Pathology
Date job was submitted: 1/13/2023