Assistant/Associate/Clinical Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 183100 - CVM MVRDL
Location: Rankin County
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

The College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, invites applications for a non-tenure track assistant/associate/full professor in Veterinary Pathology. The position is in the Mississippi Veterinary Research & Diagnostic Laboratory (MVRDL) in Pearl, MS. The MVRDL is a part of the AAVLD fully accredited Mississippi Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Laboratory System which has laboratories at 3 sites.

Salary Grade:  UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Area of Specialization:

Veterinary Pathology

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include participation in necropsy, biopsy, cytology, and poultry histopathology services of the MVRDL. Accessions to the MVRDL pathology service include submissions by veterinarians, producers, and the public from domestic animals and wildlife/exotic species. Interaction and consultation with veterinarians and producers is required. Participation in the college's graduate, professional, and undergraduate teaching programs is a minor responsibility and may be accomplished by participation in M.S. and Ph.D. graduate student committees, providing lectures in team taught courses, and instruction of veterinary students and veterinary technology students as part of their rotations through the laboratory. Opportunities exist within the college to participate in collaborative projects and case studies. The successful candidate will work directly with pathology faculty and other faculty in MVRDL and with poultry veterinarians in the Poultry Research & Diagnostic Laboratory (PRDL). University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate activities are required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include a DVM or equivalent with completion of an anatomic pathology residency and board certification or eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists or the European College of Veterinary Pathologists. Diagnostic experience in poultry histopathology and wildlife/exotic species pathology is desired.
Collegiality and excellent communication skills is required. The ability to attain licensure (faculty or traditional licensure) in Mississippi is required.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:

All applicants must apply online at Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application describing their interest and professional goals, curriculum vitae along with names and addresses of at least three references. Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Bill Epperson (

Restricted Clause:

Position is contingent upon continued availability of funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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