American College of Veterinary Pathologists
2424 American Lane
Madison, WI 53704
Zoo and Wildlife Pathologist
Wildlife Conservation Society
November 8, 2011
The Department of Pathology at the Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, NY, announces the immediate availability of 1 full-time pathology position for an Anatomic Veterinary Pathologist. Minimum qualifications include a DVM or equivalent degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary college and ACVP board certification or eligibility. Preference will be given to individuals with prior experience in zoo animal pathology who are Diplomates of the ACVP or ECVP. Primary responsibilities will emphasize gross and microscopic diagnoses of case material originating from the zoo's collection, which includes the Bronx, Central Park, Prospect Park, and Queens Zoos and The New York Aquarium. Additionally, opportunities exist for international collaboration in projects related to free-ranging wildlife through WCS' Field Veterinary and Global Conservation Programs. WCS has a full-service on-site histology laboratory and on-site molecular diagnostics laboratory for identification of known and novel pathogens. The successful candidate will join a staff that includes 3 ACVP board-certified pathologists and 3 necropsy and histology technicians. Full benefits include 4 weeks of vacation, medical/dental, 401K, pension, and on-site parking. Application review will begin on November 1, 2011 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, 3 letters of reference and a short narrative of prior pathology experience and career goals to: Please visit http://www.wcs.org/about-us/careers/nyc-full-time.aspx for a complete job description and instructions on how to apply online.
*Please refer to the ACVP listing upon inquiry.