The subject area comprises aetiology and pathogenesis of diseases, primarily in horses, production and companion animals, how they are morphologically represented in tissues and organs microscopically and macroscopically, and how these changes are related to the clinical signs and findings in the animal.
Overall responsibility for research and teaching within the subject area. This includes research and teaching on post-graduate and graduate levels within the departments teaching assignments, including the resident program in pathology. Supervision of pathological diagnostic procedures such as necropsies and histopathological examinations are also included. The position will include administrative work within the department and faculty.
A person who has demonstrated both good academic and good teaching skills shall be qualified for appointment as a professor. Applicants must be scientifically proficient in the subject area, should have a PhD degree and be a docent or equivalent. Applicants must be skilled in teaching and have the ability to integrate teaching and research. As much attention shall be given to the assessment of teaching skill as to the assessment of academic skills. A veterinary degree is required for the position.