Assistant/Associate/Clinical Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month, Time-Limited
Department: 183900 - CVM Pathobiology/Population Med Dep
Location: Harrison 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 position in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology.

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 Anatomic Pathology

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2023

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The position is associated with the Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS) section of the Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine. Responsibilities include participation in the pathology service and research through the marine animal program, with limited teaching in the professional and residency/graduate program. It is expected that this position will allocate approximately 60% time to diagnostic service, 30% research activities, and 10% time to teaching. The diagnostic service will predominately support the marine animal health program at MSU, which is currently focused on conducting necropsies on marine mammals and sea turtles that strand on the Mississippi coast.

Minimum Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a passion for marine diagnostics and teaching. Minimum qualifications include a DVM or equivalent with ACVP board certification eligibility in anatomic pathology. Collegiality and excellent communication skills are required. Interest or excellence in service is required. The ability to attain licensure (faculty or traditional licensure) in Mississippi is required. The successful candidate will work directly with pathology faculty in DLS. The DLS is a part of the AAVLD fully accredited Mississippi Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Laboratory System, which has diagnostic laboratories located at three sites.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:

Applicants must apply online at Please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three professional references. Questions about this position may be directed to Dr. William 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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