Assistant/Associate or Full Professor- Clinical Pathology

at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Assistant/Associate or Full Professor- Clinical Pathology

Department: 3670080080 Veterinary Diagnostic Lab
Job no: 517021
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:
The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University seeks an enthusiastic clinical pathologist, who is a collaborative team player 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, virology, immunology, infectious disease, epidemiology, toxicology, and parasitology. All faculty, including this position, contribute to training of veterinary students, graduate students, and post-doctoral trainees, interns and residents. The candidate will join a pathology team of clinical and anatomic pathologists, technologists, and interns. The candidate will be a co-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. All percentages are negotiable depending on the candidate's career aspirations. This position usually carries an appointment of 65-80% 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 (http-// and ( regarding the directed service/teaching/research/scholarly activity opportunities within KSVDL and DMP is available on our web sites (http-// and (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology (

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 Excellence for Emerging Zoonotic Animal Diseases), ABADRU (Arthopod-borne Animal Diseases Research Unit), SRI (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 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 Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:
This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

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)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. Contact information for three professional references

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:
$100,000-$185,000 annually
Screening of Applications Begins:
Immediately and continues until 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: Mar 25, 2024
Application Closes: Open until filled

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Posted On: Mar 28, 2024

Updated On: Apr 01, 2024

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