The rapidly growing Department of Pathology and Population Medicine at Midwestern University’s College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty position in clinical pathology. Our pathology team is expanding from 2 to 3 full-time clinical pathologists, and currently includes 5 anatomic pathologists and 3 anatomic pathology residents. This appointment can be tenure-track or non-tenure-track, depending on the goals of the applicant. The successful applicant will play an important role in teaching and mentoring veterinary students, developing the pathology program at Midwestern, and providing clinical pathology service support for on-campus clinical programs. He/she may also supervise graduate student research projects and will be encouraged to develop wider independent or collaborative research projects.
The following qualifications are required:
DVM or equivalent degree (AVMA-accredited degree program preferred)
Board certification by ACVP or ECVP
Evidence of excellent communication skills
Teaching and clinical diagnostic pathology experience
A strong commitment to meeting the needs of students, and an understanding of student-centered learning
Collaborative mindset to foster a team-approach to teaching and service
The following qualifications are desirable but not required:
Ph.D. degree in a relevant field of study
Additional advanced training in pathology
Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and professional education in the health sciences. The University has two campuses -- one in Downers Grove, Illinois and the other in Glendale, Arizona. More than 6,000 full-time students are enrolled in graduate programs in osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nurse anesthesia, cardiovascular perfusion, podiatry, optometry, clinical psychology, speech language pathology, and biomedical sciences. Over 500 full-time faculty members and 400 staff members are dedicated to the education and development of our students in an environment that encourages learning, respect for all members of the health care team, service, interdisciplinary scholarly activity, and personal growth. The addition of veterinary medicine on the Glendale campus provides an excellent opportunity to train students following the principles of One Health. The first class of 100 students matriculated in August 2014 and the MWU-CVM received full accreditation from the AVMA Council on Education in 2018.
The Animal Health Institute is the clinical arm of the College of Veterinary Medicine. It is comprised of the Companion Animal Clinic (CAC), Diagnostic Pathology Center (DPC), and the Equine and Bovine Center (EBC). Clinical pathology services are housed in the CAC, a modern and innovative veterinary hospital for small animals, which opened in December 2014. The 111,000 sq. ft. building houses a full-service clinical pathology laboratory, clinical microbiology laboratory, pharmacy, a large and well-equipped surgery teaching laboratory, simulated examination rooms for clinical communications training using standardized clients/patients, and ample conference and small-group meeting rooms. It also has outstanding patient facilities and equipment, including state-of-the-art surgical, dental, and intensive care suites, and a full-service rehabilitation facility for post-surgical patients. The DPC is a state-of-the-art pathology facility that includes a 5,300 sq-ft necropsy floor, a gross pathology teaching theatre, a fully equipped histopathology laboratory, an 800 sq-ft BSL3-capable necropsy suite, and 1200 sq ft of classroom/teaching space. The EBC is a large animal teaching facility housing small herds of cattle and horses. This facility includes a clinical skills teaching laboratory hosting a variety of large animal simulators and models, arenas, and live-animal indoor and outdoor teaching and treatment areas.
We are seeking a faculty member who is excited about participating in the growth of a new veterinary college and having a role in shaping its teaching and clinical programs. While independent research is not a requirement for this position, a certain degree of scholarly activity is expected of all faculty members. Evidence of interest and experience in research will be considered an asset. If you would like to learn more about this position or about the CVM, please submit your letter of intent and application through Midwestern University’s online job board:
In the Quick Links section, select “Employment at MWU”
Select “View Current Job Openings”
Select “Faculty” for job category and “Glendale, AZ” for location
Rank will commensurate with experience.
Your online application should include a letter of intent and a curriculum vitae with the names and contact information (including email addresses) of at least three professional references.
For more information about this position, please contact:
Alexandra Brower, D.V.M., DACVP Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Population Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Midwestern University firstname.lastname@example.org
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.
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About Midwestern University
Midwestern University consists of the following colleges: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago College of Pharmacy, College of Health Sciences, College of Graduate Studies, College of Dental Medicine-Illinois, Chicago College of Optometry, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Pharmacy–Glendale, College of Dental Medicine-Arizona, Arizona College of Optometry, and the College of Veterinary Medicine. Our history, which has been guided by our mission to provide the best in health education, tells the story of amazing accomplishment and professional leadership.