The Department of Clinical-Studies-New Bolton Center in the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Forensic Veterinary Pharmacology – Equine emphasis. 

The successful candidate will focus on research (≥60% effort) in the area of equine pharmaco-metrics. He/she will be expected to direct a well-funded, collaborative research and forensic service program that supports the Pennsylvania State Racing Commission and the Department of Agriculture. Service duties will include multi-year budgeting, planning, direction, execution and forensic data interpretation.  As a Penn Vet faculty member, contributions to the professional and post-graduate training programs, and the institution’s shared governance are also expected.

Minimum Qualifications: A VMD/DVM degree or equivalent and PhD in a pharmacology-related discipline.  Must be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Pennsylvania.  Documented experience at overseeing and directing activities of a dual-purpose research and forensic-accredited laboratory.

Desired Qualifications: Boarded/board-eligible in Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology.  A record of productivity (i.e., publications, funding) in an academic setting.  Medico-legal experience such as providing expert opinion and testimony related to equine doping violations.

Application Process: Interested candidates should access this website for more detailed information regarding the position, including the on-line application procedure. 

Review of applications will begin on April 12, 2019; applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  Additional information and questions are encouraged and can be obtained by contacting the Search Committee Chair (Dr. Gary Althouse) directly (610-925-6314; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).