Emory University Veterinary Pathologist in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



821500:YRK: Pathology Research

Job Description:

The Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, has an opening for a veterinary pathologist in the Division of Pathology. Minimum qualifications include a DVM or equivalent degree and ACVP board certification or eligibility. Prior experience with diseases and pathology of nonhuman primates is desirable but not required; specific training in nonhuman primate pathology will be offered as needed. Primary responsibilities include providing diagnostic pathology services to the Center, both in support of the clinical care of the nonhuman primate colony and in support of a variety of ongoing research projects. The successful applicant will collaborate in the support of ongoing research. The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in teaching laboratory animal and primate pathology to laboratory animal residents. The applicant is also expected to engage in collaborative research; however, independent research or development of an externally funded research program is encouraged. Salary is negotiable, based on the applicant’s experience. The Yerkes Center maintains a colony of approximately 3,000 nonhuman primates which includes macaques, sooty mangabeys, squirrel monkeys, and chimpanzees. A rodent vivarium is also located on site. Research programs at the Center include infectious diseases and vaccine development, neuroscience, and transplantation.

Operating Unit/Division:

Yerkes National Primate Resear

Job Title:

Veterinary Pathologist

This position involves::

Involve working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Involve potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Involve working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp., Involve working with radioactive materials or devices., Involve working with animals.

Full/Part Time:




Additional Job Details:

Interested individuals must submit an online application that includes a letter indicating their experience, research interests, and curriculum vitae, using the Emory Careers site.

Questions or comments may be directed to Joyce Cohen, Interim Associate Director of Pathology, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, joyce.cohen@emory.edu

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).