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Assistant Professor of Veterinary Pathology (002621-2012)

The Department of Comparative Pathobiology has 38 faculty members and approximately 50 graduate students. Faculty members have expertise and research interest 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 (e.g., histology, pathology, imaging, investigative surgery) and facilities to support preclinical & 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. 

Responsibilities: The Department of Comparative Pathobiology at Purdue University (www.vet.purdue.edu/cpb) invites applications for an academic-year (9 months), tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Veterinary Pathology. Responsibilities of the position include developing an independent research program in pathobiology with a preferred focus on infectious diseases and teaching pathology in the veterinary curriculum. Participation in the pathology graduate training programs is also expected.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a D.V.M. (or equivalent) and Ph.D. in pathology or other discipline related to infectious diseases. Preference will be given to candidates certified in anatomic pathology by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. Candidates certified by the European or Japanese College of Veterinary Pathologists also will be considered.

Commitment to the departmental missions of discovery, learning, and engagement, support of Department al and College strategic plans (http://www.vet.purdue.edu/cpb/strategic_plan/20090630strategic_plan.html, http://www.vet.purdue.edu/strategic_plan/StrategicPlan2008-2014.pdf), and promotion of an atmosphere of cultural diversity are essential.

Application: Applications should be submitted as a single PDF file that includes curriculum vitae, summary of research interests, statement on teaching, and names and contact information of 3 references via email to whiteb@purdue.edu. Review of applications will start May 1, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants needing more information are encouraged to email Dr. Joanne Messick, Chair of the Search Committee (jmessic@purdue.edu). A background check will be required for employment in this position.

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