Forensic Veterinary Pharmacologist (tenure-track), Penn Vet, New Bolton Center

Penn Vet  New Bolton Center is advertising for a Forensic Veterinary Pharmacologist (tenure-track) faculty position.  It would be appreciated if you could send position advertisement to email server and website of ECVPT.  Thank you for your assistance with this request.  Please see advertisement below.







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 the website link below 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; 


EO/AA/Diversity statement:

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.