The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) is located 12 miles west of the OHSU main campus, and sits on 162 acres of land featuring forested areas, research and administration buildings, indoor and outdoor animal housing, a pond, and 2-mile perimeter walking path. Our mission is to improve human health and the quality of life through the support of nonhuman primate research programs that advance our knowledge of the causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of debilitating diseases.
This position is for a veterinary pathologist at the assistant or associate professor level within the Pathology Services Unit (PSU) of the Division of Comparative Medicine which provides advanced comparative pathology services to ONPRC core scientists, veterinarians, and OHSU affiliate, and external investigators. The veterinary pathologist provides diagnostic services and reports, in support of research studies and clinical cases, through post mortem examinations (gross and microscopic), interpretation of clinical pathology, microbiology, and other ancillary test results. The veterinary pathologist must communicate clearly with end users – research staff and veterinarians. This position serves the ONPRC research mission through research-directed post mortem examinations, aid in study design, provision of tissues through the Tissue Distribution Program, identification of new disease entities, and further characterization of well-recognized diseases in NHPs. The veterinary pathologist provides training for pre and post graduate veterinarians through participation in on campus externships and residency programs as well as the support of a post graduate training position in NHP pathology. The veterinary pathologist serves as a local and national resource for expertise in NHP pathology and participates in dissemination of findings through publications in peer-reviewed journals, scientific meeting presentations, and innovative resources such as the Primate Pathology Image Database.
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter, CV/resume and references.