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The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives .
JOB PURPOSE:
The Department of Veterinary Sciences at the University of Wyoming (UW) welcomes applications for a tenure-track Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. The selected candidate will function as a diagnostic pathologist alongside five other board-certified anatomic pathologists within the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory (WSVL). In addition, successful applicants will establish or maintain a funded and/or collaborative research program, and teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Diagnostic duties include gross, histopathological, and cytological examinations on all veterinary species, as well as case coordination and communication of laboratory results to clients. The selected candidate will have opportunities to mentor veterinary student externs and collaborate with a vibrant community of basic, clinical, and applied scientists within the Department and across the University.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Departmental faculty expertise is centered on infectious diseases of livestock and wildlife. The WSVL is a well-staffed and AAVLD-accredited diagnostic laboratory with BSL2 and BSL3 necropsy suites and in-house next-generation sequencing technology. The University of Wyoming Biocontainment Facility is also housed within the Department and comprises BSL-3 research facilities with small animal housing.
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. UW enrolls approximately 14,000 students including 3,000 graduate students. Core facilities are available to support research ( http://www.uwyo.edu/research/core-facilities-and-other-resources/ ), and the UW Advanced Research Computing Center ( https://arcc.uwyo.edu/content/home ) provides access to world-class computational resources.
In addition to opportunities for academic excellence, Laramie provides outstanding outdoor recreational activities, a college-town environment with extraordinary culture, and close proximity to Colorado’s metropolitan Front Range. The beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment across seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/vetsci/ and http://visitlaramie.org/ .
Assistant professors shall normally hold the terminal qualification in their discipline (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., MFA, etc.), and shall have demonstrated ability, through appropriate experience, to perform the functions of the position they are to hold.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A Doctoral Degree is required for this position, however, consideration will be given to applicants that are currently pursuing their Doctoral Degree and will complete the degree prior to starting work.

  • DVM and PhD (or equivalent degrees)
  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists Board certification or eligibility (or equivalent)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Demonstrated interest, aptitude, and capability for research and/or scholarly activity related to diseases of domestic animals, wildlife, and/or animal models of human disease
  • Teaching expertise at the undergraduate and/or graduate level
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
Review of applications will begin January 19, 2021 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. To apply please complete the online application including: 1) a cover letter outlining interest and qualifications, 2) curriculum vita, and 3) names and contact information for four professional references, uploaded as a single PDF file. Individuals with questions are encouraged to contact search committee chair Dr. Jennifer Malmberg by email (jennifer.malmberg@uwyo.edu) or telephone [(307) 766-9977].
HIRING STATEMENT:
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu .
ABOUT LARAMIE:

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/

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