Assistant/Associate Professor

Job Summary

We are seeking applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Veterinary Clinical Pathology at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.  This is a full-time (12-Month) Tenure-Track position in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology.

Principal Duties

To conduct independent and/or collaborative research, and to participate in clinical pathology diagnostic service and teaching activities. Excellent opportunities exist to establish an interdisciplinary and extramurally funded research program in clinical pathology or related fields of discipline.  Teaching responsibilities include teaching, instructing, or mentoring graduate and or DVM students.


Applicants must have a D.V.M. (or equivalent) degree. A Ph.D. degree preferred or an established record of research is required. Board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP) is required. Commitment to the missions of discovery, learning, and engagement, and support of the College strategic plan (https://vet.purdue.edu/about/ ) and promoting an atmosphere of cultural diversity are essential.  Salary will be commensurate with training and experience. Teaching responsibilities include teaching, instructing, or mentoring graduate and or DVM students.


The College

The Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine focuses on advancing animal and human health and well-being globally through excellence in learning, discovery, and engagement as the leading veterinary college for comprehensive education of the comparative biomedical sciences.  The Department of Comparative Pathobiology has a long record of excellence in training pathologists for successful careers in academia and industry.  In addition to pathology, the department has faculty with expertise and research interests in infectious diseases and immunology, toxicology, epidemiology, public health, human-animal interaction, and animal welfare science. https://vet.purdue.edu/cpb/ The departmental strategic plan is available at https://vet.purdue.edu/cpb/about-cpb.php. Purdue University provides exciting opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research through the Bindley Bioscience Center and Birck Nanotechnology Center in Discovery Park (http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/), the Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute (https://indianactsi.org), the Purdue Institute of Drug Discovery, Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, and other departments and centers.

Commitment to Diversity

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Comparative Pathobiology are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests, activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.  

Purdue University, the College Of Veterinary Medicine, and the Department of Comparative Pathobiology are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.




Application Process

To be considered, each candidate must include 1) curriculum vitae, 2) a summary of past research and future research plans, 3) a statement on teaching philosophy, 4) a statement on professional contributions to the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and 5) the names and contact information of three professional references.  The review of applications will start on June 15, 2023.  The start date will be negotiable.  A background check is required for employment in the position.  Applicants needing more information are encouraged to contact Dr. Craig Thompson, Chair of the Search Committee, at cathomps@purdue.edu.  To apply, please upload the required documents by using the Apply now link:


Equal Opportunity

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Our culture is marked by enthusiasm about community development, smart communication, technological advances, scientific research, and global responsibility. If you have a strong desire to learn, as well as teach; are looking for amazing benefits; and appreciate a diverse and welcoming population and workforce, then apply today to join the PVM Family!

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