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Requisition ID:  5101

Tenure-Tack Assistant or Associate Professor in Comparative Pathobiology

Job Summary
  • Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist, full-time (12-month), tenure track Assistant/Associate professor in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology (CPB) at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. CPB has 38 faculty members with expertise and research interests in microbiology, virology, immunology, toxicology, parasitology, pathology, public health, epidemiology, human-animal bond, and animal welfare science.
  • DVM (or equivalent degree), and a board certification (or eligibility) by the American or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP, ECVP). A Ph.D. in a related field is required. Experience with, knowledge of, and demonstrated commitment to comparative and investigative pathology is required. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; and demonstrated collegiality/ability to work with colleagues, co-workers, and staff.
  • Research – The successful candidate will join our team of experimental pathologists and is expected to engage in independent or collaborative research with investigators at Purdue University and other universities and industries. These activities should lead to extramural research grants and peer-reviewed research publications.
  • Teaching – Candidate will fulfill teaching assignments in the DVM, veterinary nursing or graduate programs.
  • Diagnostic Service – Opportunities to perform diagnostic necropsies and histopathologic examinations exist, but will not be the primary expectation of the position.
  • Academic service is expected to include, but not limited to, departmental, college and university committees; professional organizations; and editorial or grant review panels.

DVM (or equivalent degree), and a board certification (or eligibility) by the American or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP, ECVP). A Ph.D. in a related field is required.

Application Process
  • To be considered further, each application 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. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. Start date will be negotiable. A background check is required for employment in this position. Applicants needing more information are encouraged to contact Dr. Peg Miller, Chair of the Search Committee at mille188@purdue.edu
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Commitment to Diversity

  • Purdue University’s 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 or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. The College and the department value, nurture and respect all members of its community, and ensure an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.


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

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