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Veterinary Pathologist and Section Supervisor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Screening will begin 10/3/17

Posting Details

Position Information

Opening Number: 1700481
Position Title: Veterinary Pathologist and Section Supervisor
Position Number: 00101196
FTE: 1.0
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits Eligibility: Benefited - includes retirement plan and full coverage for family health insurance
Search by Group: Faculty/Lecturers
Division: Agriculture and University Extension
Department: Veterinary Diagnostic Services

Position Summary Information

Position Description:

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 and consultation with laboratory clientele, and supervision of technical staff within the laboratory. Opportunities for collaborative research exist.

Minimum Qualifications:

DVM degree or equivalent; Eligibility for licensure in the state of North Dakota;
Post-graduate training in veterinary anatomic pathology with emphasis on food and companion animal diagnostics;
Successful completion of one or more components of the ACVP examination with the expectation of achieving certification within two years of employment;
Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in veterinary practice; ACVP (ECVP) certification; Advanced degree in diagnostic laboratory specialty, e.g., pathology, microbiology; Graduate of AVMA-accredited college of veterinary medicine;

Physical Demands:
Screening Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Screening will begin 10/3/17

Special Conditions:

For further information about this position including information about the laboratory, NDSU and the region, please visit
The NDSU VDL is an AAVLD fully-accredited full-service laboratory serving the livestock and companion animal communities of North Dakota and the upper Midwest. The laboratory averages approximately 12,500 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 will be moving into a new facility in Fall 2017.
The NDSU VDL is housed within the NDSU Agriculture Experiment Station. NDSU is the state’s land-grant institution and the only North Dakota university in the National Science Foundation’s top 100 institution rankings. The Fargo community boasts a bustling economy, safe clean neighborhood, excellent schools, and diverse community activities. Fargo ranks as one of the country’s most livable cities.

No Smoking Notice:

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.

EO/AA Statement:

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.

Veteran’s Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, North Dakota

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If yes, list exact dates of service:

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  6. If Other, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  2. Veterans Administration Letter
  3. Other Document 1