Colorado State University Anatomic Pathology Instructor in Fort Collins, Colorado

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Anatomic Pathology Instructor

Posting Number 201800217F

Proposed Annual Salary Range Salary is commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications.

Position Type Faculty

Work Hours/Week 40

Description of Work Unit

The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is an AAVLD-accredited, full service laboratory and a core laboratory in the National Animal Health Laboratory Network. The entire Diagnostic Laboratory system processes over 125,000 accessions and 600,000 tests annually. The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory system website is available at:

Tenure/Tenure Track? No

% Research 5

% Teaching 20

% Service 75

% Administration 0

Open Posting Date 08/13/2018

Open Until Filled Yes

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 09/10/2018

Number of Vacancies

Desired Start Date 10/01/2018

Position End Date

Position Summary

The Anatomic Pathology Service at the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) in Fort Collins, Colorado, is inviting applications for a full-time, 12-month appointment, anatomic pathologist. The CSU VDL is staffed by nine veterinary anatomic pathologists and five veterinary microbiologists and supports a robust combined residency/PhD training program. The VDL provides comprehensive veterinary diagnostic services at three laboratory locations in Colorado (Fort Collins, Rocky Ford and Grand Junction). This position will be stationed at the main Fort Collins laboratory.

We are seeking a candidate who is a strong team player and interested in providing exceptional diagnostic service to VDL clients. The position is a full time, non-tenure track, Instructor position. The position will be focused on diagnostic service, including necropsy and biopsy service. This position will also provide instruction to residents and veterinary students. Up to 8 weeks of American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) board examination preparation time will be provided as part of this position for applicants who have not completed the ACVP examination.

Desired start date is October 1, 2018 or as soon as possible. After hours and weekend duty time is required and will be distributed with other CSU VDL faculty members. This is a one year position, with potential opportunities for renewal.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Use, Handling, or Exposure to hazardous materials

Required Job Qualifications

Qualified candidates will have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (or equivalent) and have completed an ACVP certified anatomic pathology residency training program. Candidates must be eligible for a Colorado academic veterinary license. Both ACVP board eligible and ACVP Diplomates are encouraged to apply. ACVP board eligible candidates must have completed the ACVP Phase I examination.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Special Instructions to Applicants

In your cover letter, please specifically address the required qualifications of this position. A cover letter that fails to address the required qualifications of this position may not be further considered after review by the search committee. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Search Contact Kristy Pabilonia, Kristy.Pabilonia@ColoState.EDU

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Instructor


This position will also provide instruction to residents and veterinary students during the course of service activities.

Percentage Of Time 20

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Diagnostic service


The position will be focused on diagnostic service, including necropsy and biopsy service.

Percentage Of Time 75

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Research/scholarly activity


The position will be provided time to participate in diagnostic research and publication

Percentage Of Time 5

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents