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Assistant Professor of Veterinary Anatomic Pathology (002843-2013)

REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Comparative Pathobiology at Purdue University (www.vet.purdue.edu/cpb) invites applications for an academic-year (9-months), tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Veterinary Pathology. Responsibilities of the position include developing an independent research program and teaching pathology in the DVM and pathology graduate programs. Applicants must have a D.V.M. (or equivalent) and Ph.D. in pathology or other discipline related to pathobiology. Preference will be given to candidates with diplomate status (or eligibility) in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists and a research focus in one of the signature research programs of the College of Veterinary Medicine (http://www.vet.purdue.edu/orpd/). Candidates certified by the European or Japanese College of Veterinary Pathologists also will be considered.

Commitment to the missions of discovery, learning and engagement, and support of

Departmental and College strategic plans (http://www.vet.purdue.edu/cpb/strategic-plan.php), (http://www.vet.purdue.edu/aboutlindex.php), and promotion of an atmosphere of cultural diversity are essential.

QUALIFICATIONS: The Department of Comparative Pathobiology has 38 faculty members and approximately 50 graduate students. Faculty members have expertise and research interests in microbiology, virology, immunology, vaccine development, parasitology, pathology, cancer, public health, and epidemiology. The College of Veterinary Medicine has a strong focus on comparative medicine, providing expertise and facilities to support preclinical and translational biomedical investigations. In addition, Purdue University provides exciting opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research through the NCI-funded Purdue University Center for Cancer Research, the Bindley Bioscience Center and Birck Nanotechnology Center in Discovery Park (http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/), the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and other academic departments and centers.

APPLICATIONS: Applications should be submitted as a single PDF file that includes curriculum vitae, summary of research interests, statement on teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of 3 references via email to whiteb@purdue.edu . Review of applications will start June 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants needing more information are encouraged to email Dr. Paul W. Snyder, Chair of the search committee (snyderp@purdue.edu). A background check will be required for employment in this position.

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.