North Dakota State University
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$70,000 and above
The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at North Dakota State University invites applications for a non-tenure track position in anatomic pathology. Primary responsibilities are diagnostic service, consultation with laboratory clientele, and supervision of technical staff as a section head based on interest and experience of the candidate. Depending on the interest of the pathologist, opportunities for teaching, interaction with NDSU faculty and other scientists, and performing collaborative research exist. Outstanding benefits include fully funded health insurance for both individual and family plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; a generous retirement plan and tuition waiver for employee and discounted tuition for spouse/dependents. Candidates are eligible for both national and state veterinary loan repayment programs and prior individuals in the lab have obtained awards from both programs.
The NDSU VDL is an AAVLD fully-accredited full-service laboratory and NAHLN member, serving the livestock and companion animal communities of North Dakota and the upper Midwest. The laboratory averages approximately 13,500 accessions annually, with emphasis on food animal diagnostics, but with a liberal mix of companion animal, equine, avian and exotic cases, and a brisk biopsy/cytology service. The VDL is in a new facility as of Fall 2017.
The NDSU VDL is located within the NDSU Agriculture Experiment Station. NDSU is the state’s land-grant institution and ranks high in the National Science Foundation’s institution rankings.
The Fargo – Moorhead community is located on the North Dakota/Minnesota state line and boasts a bustling economy, several schools of higher learning, excellent schools, safe clean neighborhoods, a vibrant downtown, and diverse community activities. Fargo can offer access to numerous outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, fishing, and access to lakes country. Fargo ranks as one of the country’s most livable cities and is affordable with relatively low cost of living.
Position requires frequent lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs and occasional manipulation of up to 75 lbs. Must be able to frequently use hands dexterously, sit, walk, stand, reach with hands and arms and occasionally climb, balance and stoop, crouch or kneel. Continuous ability to talk, hear and see are also required.
Screening will begin 8/7/20
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
• DVM degree or equivalent
• Post-graduate training in veterinary anatomic pathology
• ACVP or ECVP board certification or eligibility
• Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Experience with quality assurance system
• Experience in veterinary practice and veterinary diagnostics
• ACVP or ECVP certification or partial completion of boards
• Advanced degree in diagnostic laboratory specialty, e.g., pathology, microbiology
• Graduate of AVMA-accredited college of veterinary medicine
• Personnel management experience