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The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine, Section of Anatomic Pathology at Cornell University invites applicants to apply for a Postdoctoral Associate (Pathology Fellowship) position. This position is designed to help junior pathologists develop expertise in a specialty field, work closely with a mentor in the area of specialization to gain diagnostic and research experience, while also participating in the general diagnostic service and teaching veterinary students and residents.
Areas of specialization include:
Responsibilities for this position consist of specialty diagnostic service (to include case-based research) (30%), general diagnostic service (50%), and resident/veterinary student training (20%).
The Anatomic Pathology caseload at Cornell University includes over 11,000 surgical biopsies and nearly 2,000 necropsies per year. Cases include a wide variety of species from the Cornell University Hospital for Animals and referring veterinarians from around the world.
This is a one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year.
Qualifications: The applicant must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an AVMA-accredited or equivalent institution. Completion of a formal residency-training program in Anatomic Pathology is also required. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this position.
Preferred Qualifications: Board Certified individuals will be given preference, but board eligible pathologists are also encouraged to apply. Applicants should have demonstrated a strong interest in one of the specialization areas listed above.
To apply: Send a curriculum vitae, letter of intent, statement of research interest, contributions to inclusion and diversity, and contact information for three references. All application materials should be submitted electronically through Academic Jobs Online # 12640.
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Review of applications will begin on November 5, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
For more information, please contact Dr. Teresa Southard, Anatomic Pathology Section Chief at email@example.com.
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