Massachusetts Institute of Technology Comparative Pathologist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description

COMPARATIVE PATHOLOGIST, Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM), to assume a primary role in DCM's research, diagnostic, and training activities. Will team up with the chief of comparative pathology in fulfilling the diagnostic and research pathology needs of the institution; provide diagnostic anatomic pathology support covering a broad range of laboratory animal species maintained within the institution; collaborate and publish with highly cited researchers within and outside DCM; and assist with training postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and summer research interns. Self-directed research will also be supported and encouraged.

This is a non-faculty senior academic staff position that is ideally suited for a candidate with up to three years of work experience post residency training and seeking opportunities to establish a career in comparative pathology.

DCM provides animal husbandry and clinical care for all research animals on the MIT campus. It conducts externally-funded research and has an NIH-funded training program for veterinarians specializing in biomedical research. Regional academic institutions and neighboring biotechnology/pharmaceutical companies offer advantages for continuing education and collaboration opportunities.

Job Requirements

REQURED: a DVM/VMD from an AVMA-accredited or equivalent institution; residency training in a veterinary anatomic pathology, and board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Pathologist (ACVP); highly effective verbal and written communication skills and a good command of English; and the ability to work independently and be an effective team player. Ph.D. in pathobiology, microbiology, toxicology or related discipline is highly preferred. Demonstrated research ability and hands-on skills with molecular and imaging techniques are desired. Familiarity with animal (particularly rodent) models of human disease is a plus. Job #14909

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Job Number: 14909

Functional Area: Research - Scientific

Department: Division of Comparative Medicine

School Area: VP Research

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Category: Exempt

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Schedule: M-F