University of Pennsylvania — Assistant / Associate Professor of Anatomic Pathology, CE track

Assistant/Associate Professor of Anatomic Pathology, CE track
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Pathobiology

The Comparative Pathology Core (CPC) of the Department of Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in Anatomic Pathology on the Clinician Educator track.

The CPC is an established shared resource at the University of Pennsylvania which is fully integrated into the Abramson Cancer Center. The CPC serves the entire Penn research community by providing expert pathological characterization and validation of mouse and other animal models used in biomedical research.

The CPC seeks an anatomic pathologist for the position of Technical Director whose main duties are to oversee and contribute to the services offered by the Core including pathological investigation on animal models of disease as well as state-of-the-art histology, immunohistochemistry, and digital pathology services. Additional responsibilities are teaching veterinary students and anatomic pathology resident training.

Applicants must possess a DVM/VMD degree, PhD in a relevant field, and ACVP/ECVP board certification. The successful candidate must be an expert in comparative pathology with emphasis on mouse models of disease and evidence of continuous scientific productivity in this field. Proven expertise in the validation, application, and troubleshooting of immunohistochemistry, multiplex immunofluorescence, and in situ hybridization (ISH) for both research and diagnostic use is strongly preferred. The successful candidate must also have experience in operating and offering service through a digital pathology platform.

Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and team-working mentality are essential. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience in establishing and directing a fully-equipped and staffed comparative pathology facility.

The successful candidate will enjoy a wealth of opportunities that will enable them to fulfill these responsibilities in a highly collaborative environment within an active academic teaching hospital ( Adjacent to the veterinary hospital are world-class biomedical hospitals, the Perelman School of Medicine, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Wistar Institute, which provide excellent opportunities with collaborators that have common interests ( The School is located amid a vibrant urban neighborhood that offers an abundance of cultural resources including music, art, theatres, and fine dining (

Application Instructions
The search committee will begin considering applications immediately. The deadline to apply is February 29, 2020.  Additional information on the department may be found at

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