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Veterinary Pathologist

Location:  Gribbles, Melbourne

An opening exists for a full time Veterinary Pathologist at the Clayton laboratory, located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Gribbles has dedicated veterinary laboratories in Melbourne and Adelaide. We provide a diagnostic pathology service for companion animals, livestock, laboratory and zoo animals and wildlife. We also have an active molecular division involved in the development and provision of veterinary diagnostic and screening tests using the latest molecular techniques. Gribbles is owned and backed by the broader network of Australian Clinical Labs, Australia’s third largest pathology provider.


The scope of pathology work at this laboratory is wide and is a true mix of animal pathology, and of both anatomical and clinical pathology. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic veterinary pathologist with a client oriented approach and excellent communication skills to join our Melbourne pathology team. Duties will include interpretation of both anatomical (histopathology) and clinical pathology (haematology, biochemistry, urinalysis, cytology) data and provision of services and advice to submitting veterinarians. We would encourage veterinary pathologists with skill in anatomical pathology, clinical pathology and or an interest or development of further skills in clinical pathology. Our supportive professional environment also provides opportunities for further career development through continuing professional education development and active participation in continuing education seminars for clients.


Essential to the position is a veterinary degree suitable for Australian registration, previous experience in both diagnostic anatomical and clinical veterinary pathology, and a demonstrated commitment to providing a high quality pathology service. Board certification by the ACVP/ECVCP or Fellowship of the ACVSc is preferred, although board-eligible or other highly qualified applicants will also be considered. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.


If you are interested in taking on this exciting challenge, please forward your CV and a covering letter by email to Dr Mark Williamson on +61 3 9538 6735 or mark.williamson@gribbles.com.au – Gribbles Veterinary Pathology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Toxicologic Pathologist, Team Manager – Based in Singapore

MNC Toxicology Research Institute
Lead a team of 10 Technicians
Based in Singapore

The Company:  A MNC Toxicology research centre is seeking for an Anatomic Pathologist to join their team as Manager of the Pathology Group. You will be part of the team to develop a next generation of lifestyle consumer products that will have far reaching impact.

The Role:  From a technical aspect, the Veterinarian Pathologist will be responsible for delivering pathology assessments and providing toxicology, pathology and preclinical expertise to the R&D site. You will provide professional leadership, direction, and guidance as a subject matter expert in pathology for research studies/projects. Also, you will plan and perform pathology assessments to accurately identify key scientific and pathological findings, interpret pathology data sets and author pathology reports which may be used for regulatory submissions.

Functioning at a management level, the Veterinarian Pathologist will be in charge of two major laboratory teams in order to deliver high quality biological samples. You will provide technical leadership by enabling ongoing training and continuing education as well as to evaluate them on their individual performance. In addition, the pathology manager will represents the department at interdisciplinary meetings, internally as well as externally, including establishing and maintaining external relationships by serving as a key liaison between company and external scientific advisors on pathological aspects

What you possess: To be considered for the opportunity, you need be a Doctor in Veterinary Medical specialising in anatomic pathology in laboratory animals such as rodents. Preferable, you are someone who is a Diplomate of American College of Pathology or European College of Pathology.  You have minimum 8 years in pathology and/or drug development projects within a contract research organisation or industrial setting. Ideally, you would possess knowledge of OECD GLP requirements and been working in pre-clinical or nonclinical toxicology research. Inhalation toxicology experience would be highly regarded.
We are seeking a leader with the ability to manage team size of 10 technicians and you are someone adept in navigate matrix organisation with multiple stakeholders.

What you get in return?  The company offers you a fresh perspective. Here, you will never stop exploring and discovering. They take on-the-job learning to another level, giving you every opportunity to develop your career and reach your full potential. With innovative technologies, services, and processes, backed by a competitive salary and compensation package, you will work in a professional setting with clients and team members from all over the world.  This position is on a local package with a one-time relocation support provided to successful international candidate.

Next Steps:  We invite suitable candidates to send your resume to Charis@ethosbc.com and express your interest. Candidates with relevant experience will be contacted for an initial discussion.

Link to apply: https://www.ethosbc.com/applyjob/healthcare-and-lifesciences-jobs/veterinarian-histopathologist-manager/1306228

Animal Research Services Manager

Location:      Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL), Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Salary:          AU $109K to AU $128K pa plus up to 15.4% superannuation

Tenure:         Indefinite

Reference:   49525
Applications Close:  10:00pm AEDT, 5 November 2017

The Animal Research Services Manager will contribute to the provision of a fully compliant portfolio of safe, ethical animal care and use services that which meet the current and evolving needs of the research community and key collaborators. They will provide hands on support and guidance to the Animal Biocontainment facility staff responsible for the conduct of animal studies, verifying competency at every level.  The successful candidate will ensure quality delivery of all aspects pertaining to the fulfilment of animal based experiments including but not limited to: animal facility management, animal care, technical manipulations, regulatory compliance and quality control.  All work will be carried out implementing CSIRO’s commitment to the principles of 3Rs (replacement, reduction and refinement) application in meeting scientific objectives.

The appointee must be able to meet AAHL’s Microbiological Security and Security Clearance requirement.

To be successful you will need:

  • A veterinary degree registrable with Veterinary Boards in Australia or registration by examination with an Australian Veterinary Board.
  • Demonstrable experience managing an animal research facility and technical teams delivering to diverse range of internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, budget, and manage delivery of scientific projects utilising animals.
  • Demonstrated commitment to safeguarding and improving the welfare of animals used in research including familiarity with the Australian code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes.
  • Leading and managing diverse work teams delivering animal research studies involving BSL/PC2/3 pathogens in conventional laboratory and livestock animal models.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with and deliver to internal and external clients.

Other special AAHL requirements:

  •  An ability and willingness to meet AAHL’s HSE, microbiological security and security requirements.
  •  Following appropriate training, willingness and ability to work in high-containment environments, including in fully-encapsulating suits and other protective equipment.
  • Willingness to be vaccinated against rabies, hepatitis B, Japanese encephalitis or other agents as specified.
  • Willingness to travel overseas.
For further information please go to https://jobs.csiro.au/job/Geelong%2C-VIC-Animal-Research-Services-Manager/436947200/

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer [Veterinary Clinical Pathology] 

Location:  Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Melbourne Veterinary School, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Salary: Level B: AUD98,775 - AUD117,290 p.a. or Level C: AUD120,993 - AUD139,510 p.a., plus 17% superannuation.
Level of appointment will be determined by the level of achievement of the applicant.

Close date: 28 Nov 2017

The University of Melbourne seeks an enthusiastic, motivated and team-focused veterinary clinical pathologist to join our team in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at the Melbourne Veterinary School. The Melbourne Veterinary School’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) is AVMA, RCVS and VSAAC accredited and the school is ranked globally at 15th among veterinary professional schools. The University of Melbourne is Australia’s leading university and is consistently ranked in the top 30 universities globally, being recognised for its leading and innovative research and teaching. The city of Melbourne is still recognised as the world’s most liveable city and boasts high quality of living, excellent schools, multicultural lifestyles, beaches, sports, and the performing arts.

In this position you will take a leading role in the teaching of undergraduate and graduate students in the area of veterinary clinical pathology. You will also supervise specialist registration training and provide diagnostic clinical pathology services. 

The position will be based at the Werribee campus of the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences.


-  Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

-  Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

-  The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

-  A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

To find out more, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/working/benefits  

The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.

For position information and to apply online go to:


Veterinary Clinical Pathologist - Gribbles, Melbourne

  • Full time or part time position (flexible)
  • Work with a fantastic team of pathologists
  • Melbourne, Australia - the world's most livable city

A fantastic opportunity exists for a veterinary clinical pathologist to join our Melbourne team.

The client focused role will involve interpretation of diagnostic tests, telephone consultation with submitting veterinarians and managing quality standards through QC and QA programs. You will thrive on developing strong working relationships with laboratory staff and clinical veterinarians and enjoy supporting the business through continuing education seminars for clients.

As an experienced diagnostic pathologist, you have exceptional veterinary diagnostic laboratory knowledge and can demonstrate a history of providing high quality, client-oriented pathology. Essential to this position is a veterinary degree suitable for registration in Australia. Board certification by the ACVP/ECVP or Fellowship of the ANZCVS is preferred.
To submit your application please forward your resume and a covering letter by email to Melinda McGrath, CEO of Australian Clinical Labs, melinda.mcgrath@clinicallabs.com.au  Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Dr Mark Williamson on +61 3 95386735 or mark.williamson@gribbles.com.au


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Anatomic Veterinary Pathologist, Academic Specialist

The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) (https://animalhealth.msu.edu/) in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a position in anatomic pathology as an Academic Specialist. Applicants must have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree. Board certification or eligibility by the American or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP or ECVP) is strongly desired. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required. This position is in the university’s Academic Specialist Continuing Appointment System. A complete description of the MSU Academic Specialist system is available at: http://www.hr.msu.edu/documents/facacadhandbooks/academicspecialist/

To apply, go to: https://careers.msu.edu. Job number 446768. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae along with the names and contact information for three professional references who will be asked to evaluate the candidate's diagnostic acumen, interpersonal and communication skills, research experience and potential, and teaching attributes. Candidates must also include a letter of intent specifying their qualifications, professional experience, career goals, history of funding, and statement of future collaborative research plans.

Informal inquiries to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Rebecca Smedley, are welcome (phone: 517- 432-4803 or smedley1@dcpah.msu.edu). Review of applications will be initiated as of August 25, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Further information on the position advertisement

Veterinary Pathologist - AHHL, Geelong

Location:    AHHL, Geelong
Salary:       AU$95K - AU$103K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Reference No:  46061

The Veterinary Pathologist role within CSIRO Health and Biosecurity supports our animal studies in the Dangerous Pathogens area. This role will require working at high levels of bio-containment and with a variety of serious human and veterinary pathogens.

As part of the Dangerous Pathogens team, the Veterinary Pathologist will provide support for animal challenge experiments with a variety of infectious agents at different levels of bio-containment. They will use their expertise in pathology to assist in the development, implementation and interpretation of research projects in the area of zoonotic and emergency animal diseases for the purpose of mitigating their impact on Australian society, economy and environment. The role will also communicate the outcomes of the research through written and oral means, and provide technical and policy advice when necessary.

For further information on the position including duties and key result areas, security assessment and microbiological and security requirements for personnel working on the AHHL site, selection criteria and how to apply click here

Anatomic Veterinary Pathologist

The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications from enthusiastic, motivated and highly qualified individuals to join our group of faculty in anatomic pathology within the Department of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation (PDI) and the MSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL).  Depending on interests and qualifications, the appointment may be in the Tenure System or in the Health Programs (HP) Faculty Appointment System.  The successful applicant will be expected to enhance the education and service missions of the CVM and VDL and collaborate with and/or establish their own research programs in clinical and diagnostic areas. 

Applicants must have a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree as well as board certification by the American or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP or ECVP).  For applicants interested in appointment in the Tenure System, a PhD in a field aligned with veterinary pathology and evidence of potential for developing an extramurally funded research program is required; at least one year of post-doctoral experience is preferred.  

The MSU CVM is a major referral center for companion animals and horses as well as for livestock, laboratory, zoo, and wildlife species.  It has outstanding veterinary medical professionals and facilities, and it offers an excellent environment for professional growth and advancement in anatomic pathology. The VDL is one of the premier veterinary diagnostic laboratories in the United States and provides full-service laboratory support to the MSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital, as well as to clients nationally and internationally.  The MSU VDL is a state-of-the-art has a large and well-established residency program in pathology which provides faculty the opportunity to participate in training the next generation of veterinary diagnostic scientists.

The successful candidate in the tenure system is expected to establish and maintain an independent research program that employs contemporary investigative techniques in an area of their interest which complements current departmental and college interests in translational biomedical research and supports graduate education.  Opportunities abound for the candidate to become part of many exciting opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research through MSU’s strong focus on comparative medicine and One Health.

The appointed individual must have a strong commitment to providing outstanding professional diagnostic service through the necropsy and surgical pathology services for our clinical colleagues within the CVM Veterinary Teaching Hospital, as well as for private veterinary general practitioners, specialty veterinary clinics, farmers, pathology laboratories and other clients of the MSU VDL. The successful candidate will participate in the preclinical training of DVM students and will participate in advising, mentoring, and instruction of graduate students and pathology residents.  

To apply, go to:  https://jobs.msu.edu.  Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae along with the names and contact information for three professional references who will be asked to evaluate the candidate's research experience and potential, diagnostic acumen, interpersonal and communication skills, and teaching attributes. Candidates must also include a letter of intent specifying their qualifications, professional experience, career goals, commitment to diagnostic service, history of research funding, and statement of future research plans.

Salary and rank is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Informal inquiries to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Kurt Williams (will1273@cvm.msu.edu), are welcome (phone: 517-432-6320 or (PDIchairANAT@cvm.msu.edu), or visit our website www.cvm.msu.edu/departments/pdi.   Review of applications will be initiated November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Michigan State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educator. Women and individuals from under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.