Job no: 497607
Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 183900 - CVM Pathobiology/Population Med Dep
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Position Open Date: Aug 6 2018
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This 3 year post-DVM training program will prepare the candidate to successfully complete the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. The resident will work closely with 4 ACVP board certified pathologists at the CVM and with the marine animal veterinarian at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Gulfport, MS. Training includes participation in necropsy, biopsy, and cytology in cases submitted to the Diagnostic Services Laboratory at the CVM, and participation in rescue, recovery, and necropsy of dolphins and sea turtles in cooperation with IMMS and NOAA facilities in Gulfport and Pascagoula, MS. The caseload is diverse, and diagnostic investigation is strongly supported. The Resident will participate in teaching veterinary students in didactic and clinical settings.
Qualifications include a DVM with excellent spoken and written English. The ability to attain licensure (faculty or traditional licensure) in Mississippi is required.
Preferred experience includes one or more years of clinical veterinary practice, or laboratory experience related to veterinary pathology or animal health
Position contingent upon funding availability.
Instructions for Applying:
All applicants must apply online. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The position will be available starting July 1, 2019. Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application describing their interest and professional goals, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers for 3 references to Dr. Tim Morgan, firstname.lastname@example.org, Pathobiology and Population Medicine, PO Box 6100, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Additionally, applicants must provide college transcripts. Any social numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting online
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