The Department of Comparative Medicine at the University of Washington invites applications for 1 open faculty position in comparative pathology, at the Associate Teaching Professorrank, 75% full time effort (FTE), without tenure (WOT). This position has an annual service period of 12 months." We have an anticipated hire date of Winter/Spring 2021. Since 1969, the University of Washington School of Medicine has ranked among the top five educational institutions in receipt of federal funding. The successful candidate will have experience with, and knowledge of, a wide variety of animal species with particular emphasis on laboratory animal species (including common rodent strains and genetically engineered mice). We are looking for an individual with strong interpersonal skills who will participate in clinical diagnostic, research, case management and teaching activities. The successful candidate will have shared operational responsibility for the departmental diagnostic laboratory. They will also participate in our NIH-funded research-training program and in our teaching program. The addition of an advanced degree in a relevant area would be considered an advantage. Dual board certification in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine and American College of Veterinary Pathologists or foreign equivalent is strongly preferred. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both comparative pathology and research.
The DCM has a faculty of 45 primary, clinical, and affiliate veterinarians and scientists who have diverse training and expertise in laboratory animal biology and medicine, veterinary pathology, surgery, internal medicine, and aquatic animals. DCM faculty research interests are broad and include specific expertise in hematologic cancer, developmental immunology, inflammatory lung disease, innate immunity, inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer, comparative pathology, nutrition/metabolism, embryonic stem cell biology, and aging. Additional information about the Department can be found at the following website: https://www.washington.edu/compmed/
The applicant must have a D.V.M. or V.M.D. or foreign equivalent from a school or college accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association and be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology with particular experience in the use and characterization of mouse models of human diseases.
A minimum of ten years' experience in anatomic and diagnostic pathology of rodents, pigs, ferrets, and rabbits is required. This experience must have been gained within the context of a large, research-oriented, medical school environment, with industry experience.
Letter of intent and CV should be addressed to Dr. Thea Brabb and all applicants must apply through Interfolio:
Thea Brabb, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
Professor and Chair
Department of Comparative Medicine
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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