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Kansas State University
Posted: 05/10/2022
Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory)

Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory)

Department: 3670080080 Veterinary Diagnostic Lab

Job no: 511781

Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Veterinary Medicine

Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL; and Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology (DMP;, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University seek an enthusiastic clinical pathologist, a collaborative team player with a keen sense of humor. The position is a clinical track at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.

The KSVDL is a full-service, AAVLD-accredited laboratory, offering a complete range of diagnostic services for all species. The DMP is comprised of faculty with expertise in pathology, immunology, infectious disease, epidemiology, toxicology, and oncology. They contribute to training of veterinary students, graduate students, and post-doctoral trainees and residents.

The candidate will join a pathology team of clinical anatomic pathologists. The candidate will be a leader in building our clinical pathology residency program and serve as a resource to medical technologists in the state-of-the-art KSVDL clinical pathology lab.This position carries an appointment of 70-85% diagnostic service including all routine services provided by the clinical pathology lab, such as interpretation of cytology, hematology, chemistry, and urine samples, and consultation with clinicians, house officers, and veterinary students. The remaining appointment is divided between teaching (continuing education, outreach, mentoring of residents and interns, and instruction of senior veterinary students) and other scholarly activities. Opportunities exist for collaborative and clinical investigative research. The chosen candidate is expected to follow the KSVDL quality management system documents and processes and the AAVLD Standard. Information regarding the directed service/teaching/research/scholarly activity opportunities within KSVDL and DMP is available on our web sites ( ) and (

The University is a comprehensive land-grant institution located in Manhattan, KS; a community of approximately 52,000 situated in the scenic Flint Hills. The region boasts several federal and regional centers including NBAF (National Bio and Agro-defense Facility), CEEZAD (Center of Excellent for Emerging Zoonotic Animal Diseases), ABADRU (Arthopod-borne Animal Diseases Research Unit), BRI (Biosecurity Research Institute), CEVBD (Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases) and the Johnson Cancer Research Center, representing potential areas for collaboration. Manhattan, KS, nicknamed “Manhappiness,” consistently ranks as one of the top college towns in the nation offering a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities in a friendly and progressive community. The University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

• Degree in veterinary medicine (DVM, VMD, or equivalent)

• Board certification or board-eligibility in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP)

Other Requirements:

• The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, evidence of effective teamwork, and a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community

• The chosen candidate for the position will be required to pursue Kansas veterinary licensure through the Kansas Board of Veterinary Examiners

• The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

How to Apply:

For full consideration, the completed online application needs to include the following:

• Curriculum vitae

• Letter summarizing career goals

• Contact information of three professional references

Questions regarding the position can be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Jamie Retallick (

Review of Applications Begins:

Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: May 03, 2022

Application Closes: Open until filled

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