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Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed) is seeking applicants that share our common values of Teamwork, Integrity, Diversity, Excellence and Safety (TIDES) along with a desire to join a highly collaborative and high performing culture.

Texas Biomed is a rapidly expanding private not-for-profit institute with the mission to pioneer and share scientific breakthroughs that protect you, your families and our global community from the threat of infectious diseases. Our Vision is to be the unrivaled global leader in infectious disease research, paving the way to a healthier world, where everyone lives free from the fear and effects of infectious diseases.

Texas Biomed has a vibrant campus with forward thinking leadership and offers an entrepreneurial culture. Texas Biomed is the host institution of the Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC), has unparalleled biocontainment facilities (BSL3 and BSL4), and a dynamic mix of fundamental and translational research supported by government grants, contracts, commercial sponsors and philanthropy.

Texas Biomed seeks to recruit an Anatomic Veterinary Pathologist for a faculty position (open rank). The position provides service activities in Anatomic Veterinary Pathology (NHP and rodent models) that synergize with the Institute’s three Scientific Research Programs ( https://www.txbiomed.org/research/ ) to foster Texas Biomed’s efforts to become national/international leaders in infectious disease research, and research on vulnerable and susceptible populations. Texas Biomedical Research Institute has strong programs in areas of infectious diseases, neuroscience and metabolic diseases and provides access to state-of-the-art technologies including genomics (including single cell RNA and DNA sequencing), high parameter immunophenotyping and flow cytometry, and whole-body large animal imaging using PET/CT.

The successful candidate will share responsibilities with three other veterinary pathologists for diagnostic and research support for about ~2500 nonhuman primates, a small rodent colony and ABSL-3 and ABSL-4 containment laboratories. Will assist in training programs and collaborate with intramural and extramural investigators. Domestic and international travel may be required. Will report to the Lead Pathologist. Will be able to align research interests with one or more thematic programs within Texas Biomedical Research Institute: Host-pathogen Interactions; Disease Intervention and Prevention; or Population Health. Opportunities to develop an independent research program are available if desired.

Qualifications : Required: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from AVMA accredited University or equivalent international training. Board Certified by American College of Veterinary Pathologists, European College of Veterinary Pathologists or Japanese College of Veterinary Pathologists, although board eligible candidates will be considered. Preferred: Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in one of the 50 United States. Residency training or advanced degree and substantial experience in nonhuman primate clinical and anatomic pathology. Strong knowledge of nonhuman primate pathology and working knowledge of pathology laboratory equipment. Knowledge/experience in molecular pathology, stereological techniques and HALO software. Specialized training and/or experience in toxicologic pathology. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with scientists in biomedical research and interdisciplinary research teams. Strong knowledge in computer use. Strong leadership and communication skills.

Commitment to Increasing Diversity in Science: Texas Biomed hires according to its values of Teamwork, Integrity, Diversity, Excellence, and Safety (TIDES) and is highly committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, and/or other legally protected status and to ensure that affirmative action is taken in fulfillment of this policy. Texas Biomed is aligned with multiple educational and commercial entities in San Antonio, TX, and is committed to recruit and support dual-career families.

How to Apply: Applicants should include: (1) Curriculum vitae, (2) a summary of past and present research accomplishments highlighting their relevance to the applicable Texas Biomed Scientific Program(s), (3) a summary of future research plans, and (4) names and emails of at least three professional references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged contact Edward J. Dick Jr., DVM, dACVP at edick@TxBiomed.org.

Inquiries may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Ian Cheeseman (icheeseman@txbiomed.org).

Creating the TIDES of Change in Bioscience
Teamwork | Integrity | Diversity | Excellence | Safety

Texas Biomedical Research Institute provides equal employment opportunities for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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