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Clinical Track Faculty - Veterinary Clinical Pathology
Ohio State University

Date Posted Oct. 20, 2022
Title Clinical Track Faculty - Veterinary Clinical Pathology
University Ohio State University
Columbus, OH, United States
Department Veterinary Medicine | Veterinary Biosciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
    Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
  • Pathology/Pathobiology

The Department of Veterinary Biosciences (VBS), College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at The Ohio State University (OSU), is seeking outstanding candidates for a full-time clinical track faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Professor-Clinical.

Position Overview

The position is predominantly clinical service and teaching with an opportunity for collaborative research. The distribution of effort is negotiable and depends on the interests of the candidate.


Diagnostic service (approximately 45%): Clinical service responsibilities include interpretation of in-house cytology, digital cytology, hematology, coagulation, endocrinology, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, point-of-care tests, and flow cytometry; consultations with clinicians regarding laboratory results or sample submissions; support to the clinical pathology technical staff; new test development; and maintenance of quality assurance. These services will be divided  amongst a team of 3 clinical pathologists. Teaching (approximately 25%): The faculty member will participate in clinical training of veterinary students in Clinical Pathology and pathology residents in the Combined Clinical Pathology Residency/PhD Graduate Training Program. Didactic teaching responsibilities will include participation in the professional veterinary medical curriculum and in the courses provided to pathology residents in the Combined Pathology/PhD Program.

Research and scholarly activity (approximately 30%): The faculty member will contribute to collaborative research and scholarly activities synergistic with the College’s research, teaching, and clinical service missions.

Candidate Qualifications/Attributes

Applicants must have a DVM (or equivalent) from an AVMA-accredited or equivalent institution and be board certified in clinical pathology by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists or the European College of Veterinary Pathologists or take the board exam within 12 months after starting the position. An overarching component of this position is training and mentoring students in a combined residency/PhD program, and so a PhD or a strong record of advanced research experience is desirable. The successful applicant must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, prioritize collegiality, and demonstrate effectiveness in teamwork.

The Department comprises 25 faculty, including 9 Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (6 certified in anatomic pathology and 3 certified in clinical pathology), and combines the disciplines of oncology, immunology, virology, microbiology, physiology, and anatomy. The College is a member of the most comprehensive Health Sciences Center in America, which includes on a single campus the Colleges of Veterinary Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, Dentistry, Optometry, Nursing, and Allied Health Sciences.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin four weeks after the posting of the position announcement and will continue until the ideal candidate has been selected.

Interested individuals should include curriculum vitae, cover letter, a document describing the candidate’s teaching (veterinary and graduate students, residents) and research philosophy, a diversity statement and the names (with complete contact information) of at least three individuals from whom letters of reference may be solicited. Academic rank and salary are negotiable and commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience. Please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Stefan Niewiesk (; phone 614 688 3605), Department of Veterinary Biosciences, The Ohio State University, 1925 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210, with any questions.

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About the College of Veterinary Medicine:

Founded in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine has been a top-five program in the U.S. News & World Report rankings for the past decade and was ranked third among U.S. veterinary colleges and sixth in the world in the 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings. Our ambition is to Be The Model™ comprehensive college of veterinary medicine in the world, impacting animal and human health through innovation, collaboration, and excellence.

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is a national leader in the education of professional and postgraduate students, research in veterinary and comparative medicine, and outreach to the community. More information about the College of Veterinary Medicine can be found at

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