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Clinical Instructor - Clinical Pathology
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2020
Title Clinical Instructor - Clinical Pathology
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Pathology/Pathobiology
    Veterinary Medicine - General

Clinical Instructor-Clinical Pathology

Posting Date: August 25, 2020
Posting End Date: November 25, 2020

Position: Clinical Instructor-Clinical Pathology Department: Pathobiology/College of Veterinary Medicine

Status: Full-time; Exempt

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Clinical Instructor will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the University’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

Perform fine needle aspirations, tissue imprints or other diagnostic procedures in a clinical setting
Assist in sample acquisition, sample submission, recording of microscopic findings and reporting results from specimens submitted to the clinical pathology laboratory after consultation with a faculty clinical pathologist
Perform all routine services provided by the clinical pathology laboratory, diagnostic interpretation of cytology, hematology, chemistry, and urine samples and consultation with clinicians, house officers, and veterinary students
Assist in the training of professional students in the DVM program, including providing extensive review of previously taught course material
Be available for after hour emergency call back during the week, on weekends, and during holidays
Operate automated analyzers, other equipment and perform other required functions (including maintenance and calibrations) in the VDSL clinical pathology laboratory
Receive on-the-job training necessary to become proficient in any and all procedures required for operation of the various diagnostic laboratories (Necropsy, Histopathology, Clinical Pathology, Microbiology, and Parasitology)
Record keeping and filing of all reports on the VDSL server
Perform all other duties as prescribed by the supervisor

DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) Degree, formal post-DVM training, and demonstrated ability to operate in the biomedical sciences as an assistant in a diagnostic laboratory setting
Minimally one year of experience in Clinical Pathology with the desire to attain Board certification or board-eligibility in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP)
The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, evidence of effective teamwork, and a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community
The chosen candidate for the position will be encouraged to pursue Alabama veterinary licensure through the Alabama Board of Veterinary Examiners
Commensurate with education, training and experience: Salary is contingent upon outside funding.

The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered as an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, and 3 to 5 letters of reference with detailed contact information. Copies of unofficial transcripts must also be submitted (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet for consideration of the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Completed applications may be mailed or submitted electronically to:
Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: Fax: 334-724-4319

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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