Category: Job Opportunities
Job Opportunities
Last Updated: 28 August 2014

The Department of Veterinary Sciences at the University of Wyoming seeks a tenure-track Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.  Minimum requirements include a DVM and a PhD (or equivalent degrees). American College of Veterinary Pathologists Board certification or eligibility (or equivalent) is also required. Demonstrated interest, aptitude, and capability for scholarly activity related to diseases of domestic animals, wildlife, and/or animal models of human disease is highly desirable as is teaching expertise at the undergraduate and graduate level.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere, are essential.

The candidate will function as a diagnostic pathologist with three other board certified anatomic pathologists within the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory (WSVL).  Diagnostic duties include gross, histopathological, and cytological examinations on all species of animals to diagnose disease.  In addition, successful applicants will establish or maintain funded research programs, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and collaborate with a vibrant community of basic and clinical scientists within Veterinary Sciences and Microbiology degree programs. Position duties and anticipated percentage efforts are: diagnostic service in the WSVL (55%), research or creative activity (20%), teaching (20%) and University service (5%).

The University of Wyoming, a land grant institution, is the only four-year university in the state.  The University is located in rural southern Wyoming in the small city of Laramie, population approximately 30,000, close to excellent outdoor activities in the nearby Snowy and Laramie Ranges and near cultural and other amenities along the Front Range of Colorado.  For more information department and the Laramie area, please visit: and

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014, and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.   To be considered please send: 1) a cover letter outlining qualifications, 2) curriculum vita, and 3) names and contact information for three professional references (electronic submission as PDF files preferred) to Dr. Schumaker (Search Committee Chair) care of Ms. Marjorie Jaeger (Enable JavaScript to view this email address.).  Individuals with questions are encouraged to contact Dr. Schumaker by email (Enable JavaScript to view this email address.) or telephone [(307) 766-9925].  

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. Please see

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