[Histonet] Veterinary Pathologist needed

From:"Lesley S. Bechtold"

Hi Everyone,

         We are looking for a veterinary pathologist.  We're located in Bar 
Harbor ME and work primarily with mice.  The official posting and contact 
information is below.  We're anxious to have our own pathologist on 
board.  Thank you!


Board Certified Veterinary Pathologist

The Jackson Laboratory is seeking a board-certified veterinary pathologist 
with extensive experience in the pathology of laboratory mice to join its 
Laboratory Animal Health Services (LAHS) department.  LAHS provides a 
variety of veterinary, diagnostic, and quality management services 
supporting the Research, Resource, and Mouse Service divisions of The 
Jackson Laboratory facility in Bar Harbor, Maine.

The pathologist will provide anatomic pathology support for the internal 
sick mouse/health surveillance program, will mentor internal pathology 
trainees and otherwise participate in the educational mission of the 
Laboratory, and will interact with the Laboratory's scientific staff on a 
fee-for-service basis.  Staff interactions will include phenotyping mutant 
mice, interpreting experimental results and consulting with staff members 
for the design and implementation of experiments.  In addition, the 
pathologist will work with the Manager, Necropsy Service to develop and 
refine standard operating procedures for the Necropsy Service and to 
provide guidance in necropsy techniques and procedures for the pathology 
technicians.  Provided that grant funding is available to cover this 
effort, up to 20% of the pathologist's time may be devoted to personal 
and/or collaborative research.  The incumbent will also interact on a 
routine basis LAHS veterinarians specializing in microbiology, 
epidemiology, and laboratory animal medicine, and with The Jackson 
Laboratory's renowned mouse pathologists.

This position requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a 
strong work ethic, and the ability to work in a diverse and energetic 
scientific community.  Preference will be given to candidates who are 
eligible for licensure in the state of Maine.  For consideration please 
send a curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three professional 
references and a letter describing your qualifications for the position, 
and interest in this program to Dr. Peggy Danneman, Sr. Director, LAHS, The 
Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME  04609.

For more than 70 years The Jackson Laboratory, an AAALAC-accredited, 
non-profit, independent research institution, has been dedicated to 
advancing human health through basic research in mammalian genetics. The 
Laboratory supplies resources and information to universities and research 
laboratories around the world and is a renowned education and training 
center. We are an equal opportunity employer situated in the small Maine 
coast town of Bar Harbor, adjacent to Acadia National Park. The surrounding 
area offers unlimited opportunities for outdoor activities, including 
hiking, biking, boating, kayaking and fishing.

Lesley S. Bechtold
Senior Manager, Histopathology & Microscopy Sciences
The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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