The Biology Department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Scientist level on our Scientific Staff (www.whoi.edu/biology). We seek outstanding candidates to complement our existing interdisciplinary strengths in biology, biological oceanography, and marine ecology.

We are particularly interested in applicants who conduct research in the behavioral ecology of marine top predators; areas of focus may include (but are by no means limited to) social, ecological, evolutionary and anthropogenic determinants of behavior. 

Applicants should have a doctoral degree and a record of scholarly publications commensurate with their career stage. Scientific Staff members are expected to develop independent, externally-funded, and internationally-recognized research programs. They also have the option of advising graduate students and teaching courses through the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography and Oceanographic Engineering.

Opportunities for interdisciplinary research exist through collaborations with colleagues in the other science departments, centers, and labs as well as with researchers in the broader Woods Hole scientific community. WHOI’s Scientific Staff are expected to provide for their salaries from grants and contracts. The Institution provides salary support when no other funding is available, as well as significant internal funding opportunities for developing innovative research projects. Candidates hired at the junior level will receive an initial appointment for four years.

WHOI is the largest private, non-profit oceanographic institution in the world, with staff and students numbering approximately 1,000. Its mission is to advance our understanding of the ocean and its interaction with the Earth system and to communicate this understanding for the benefit of society. The Institution is located in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, a world-renowned center of excellence in marine, biomedical, and environmental science. An additional 500 affiliates are associated with the scientific endeavors of the Institution, many of whom are foreign nationals from the international community.

WHOI is committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. WHOI believes diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components that support our academic excellence. We strive for a diverse and inclusive workforce, and encourage women, minorities, veterans and those with disabilities to apply.

WHOI offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental plans, child care subsidy, an employer contribution retirement plan, vacation time, flexible scheduling, and family illness days. WHOI also provides dual career services for assisting your spouse or partner should they be impacted by your career decision. We have a dedicated team who will work with applicants to identify and explore available options within WHOI or the broader community.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please visit http://careers.whoi.edu and respond to Job Reference 19-10-06. Applicants should include, as a single PDF document: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three-page research statement, names and contact information of four references, and copies of up to three relevant publications or preprints. In addition to the online application, please email the PDF document directly to the chair of the Biology Department at biologychair@whoi.edu with the subject “Biology Scientist Application”. Applications received by Dec 16, 2019, will be given full consideration.

WHOI is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). Please visit HERC for more information. WHOI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants that require accommodation in the job application process are encouraged to contact the EEO Officer at eeo@whoi.edu or at 508-289-2705 for assistance.

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The Georgia Aquarium is seeking applicants for a Senior Associate Veterinarian (SAV). This individual will report to the Senior Veterinarian & Clinical Residency Coordinator (SV). Compensation for this position includes a competitive salary and full benefits, including support of continuing education. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • DVM or VMD degree from an AVMA accredited college or ECFVG certified

  • A Georgia veterinary license or the ability to obtain one within 3 months

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience with full-time practice in aquatic animal medicine is preferred; ACZM diplomat status also preferred

  • Minimum of 4 years of work experience in an AZA-accredited institution working with zoo/aquatic animals and associated husbandry, clinical care, and regulatory issues is recommended

  • Previous experience in managing paid and/or unpaid staff and volunteers is preferred

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to organize, manage time, and set priorities while meeting deadlines

  • Effective problem analysis and resolution skills and the ability to be flexible and shift priorities to meet departmental requirements and program needs

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills as well as superior presentation skills and a willingness to work with internal/external media when necessary

  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity, and confidentiality and to be able to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products and standard PC operating systems and the ability to research and analyze various types of data information

  • Valid passport or the ability to obtain one

The Department of Animal Health at the Georgia Aquarium provides a unique opportunity in the field of aquatic animal medicine at one of the largest aquariums in the world. The Georgia Aquarium has a state of the art veterinary hospital and provides optimal veterinary health care for a collection consisting of aquatic mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, elasmobranch and teleost fish, and invertebrates. The Animal Health team consists of the Sr. Vice President for Animal Health, Research and Conservation (SVP), the Sr. Director of Animal Health (SDAH), the Sr. Veterinarian & Clinical Residency Coordinator (SV), 2 Associate Veterinarians, a Veterinary Resident, the Animal Health Coordinator, and 5 Clinical Veterinary Technicians. The veterinary resident position is part of a joint residency program in zoo, aquatic, and exotic animal medicine with the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine (UGA-CVM), Zoological Medicine Service and Zoo Atlanta. Through the UGA-CVM, there is also an established aquatic veterinary pathology program with a faculty pathologist and two residents that work very closely with Georgia Aquarium, Animal Health.

The SAV assists in overseeing the development, implementation, and daily operation of the Animal Health Department through clinical animal care, husbandry, and research for a wide variety of taxa. This individual works interdependently with other animal health and zoological operations staff as well as veterinarians and staff from the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine to ultimately yield the highest standard of aquatic animal veterinary health care. The SAV works directly with collection animals performing diagnostic procedures and administering treatments in addition to assisting with the management of department operations, clinical records, clinical records, case rounds, and a program of preventative medicine. This individual serves as the primary clinical veterinarian in the absence of the SDAH and/or the SV. Though the SAV has primary clinical responsibilities to the collection animals, this individual is encouraged to participate in clinical scientific studies, produce peer-reviewed publications, and present at professional meetings.

The following application materials should be submitted electronically to Michelle Davis at midavis@georgiaaquarium.org by 15 November 2019:

  • a curriculum vitae or resume,

  • a letter of intent reflecting the applicant's goals in the area of aquatic animal medicine,

  • 3 letters of recommendation, two of which should be written by veterinarians

Interested candidates should visit the Georgia Aquarium website at www.georgiaaquarium.org/careers and reference position requisition #SENIO01694 - Senior Associate Veterinarian.

Georgia Aquarium is an EOE and a drug-free workplace.

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This scientist will serve as a liaison between the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Pennsylvania Wildlife Futures Program at Penn Vet, and communicate with and convey scientific and program information to other partners and stakeholders. The successful candidate will assist with information and education activities, including social media posts, press releases, informational documents, videos, or blogs; assist in publishing case reports or research findings in peer-reviewed journals; prepare articles for the Game News or other popular press magazines. Preference will be given to a veterinarian who can also serve as support and back up to state wildlife veterinarian. This position is located in Harrisburg, PA.

To apply: https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/New-Bolton-Center/Wildlife-Communications-Liaison-Sr-Research-Investigator_JR00006622

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The University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine invites applications for a standing faculty position in Zoological Exotic Companion Animal Medicine Service (ZECAMS). The position may be offered at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, Clinician Educator. This role will also hold administrative duties as the Head of the Service in the Matthew J Ryan Veterinary Hospital.

To apply: http://apply.interfolio.com/66361.

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The Associate Veterinarian provides exemplary clinical and preventative medicine care for all our resident (invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals) and rehabilitating animals, through strong team-based approaches and communications, as part of the Animal Health team. The Associate will take a leading role in clinical training of veterinary students and the veterinary fellow. An ability to identify and advance clinically relevant research projects in support of animal care, welfare, and conservation goals is desired.

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Interested and engaged applicants should apply through our website http://aqua.org/jobs.

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The Associate Veterinarian is responsible for assisting the Chief Veterinarian in the health management of the living population at the South Carolina Aquarium, with special emphasis on fishes, small mammals, birds and reptiles, and the rehabilitation patients in the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center.

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Application Link: https://scaquarium.applicantpro.com/jobs/1194109-221832.html

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Basic Job Functions

  • To assist veterinarians, laboratory technicians, animal trainers, and animal keepers in all facets of managing the health of the park’s collection of animals and stranded animals being rehabilitated through the rescue/rehabilitation program.

  • Enthusiastically represents SeaWorld by displaying a positive attitude, high level of energy and commitment to quality throughout all aspects of the job.

Principal Duties

  • Maintains medical records and enters data into electronic animal record system (TRACKS).

  • Maintains pharmacy, surgical, radiographic, medical supplies and equipment.

  • Dispenses vitamins, drugs, and other supplies, when needed.

  • Prepares and assists with triage, surgery, radiology/imaging, necropsy, and medical procedures.

  • Provides surgical assistance and anesthetic monitoring.

  • Provides medical treatment and phlebotomy.

  • Assists laboratory staff as needed in performing laboratory diagnostic procedures.

  • Assists veterinary staff in organizing and administering animal health programs including preventative medicine, diagnostic procedures, and therapy.

  • Coordinates and implements surgical area safety programs with the department safety officer in the lab.

  • Archives diagnostic digital images.

  • Performs pharmaceutical and consumable supply inventories.

  • Cooperatively coordinates animal quarantine and pre-shipment protocols with veterinarians and animal areas.

  • Assists and participates in animal care projects as requested.

  • Follows safe work practice controls for laboratory workers.

  • Prepares and processes samples, and maintains records for research projects.

  • Maintains a clean and professional hospital environment (i.e. laundry, autoclave surgical instruments, clean all hospital equipment and surfaces including floors, counters and cabinets.

  • Applies comparative veterinary technical skills to diverse collection of animals.

Required Skills, Knowledge, Training, and Education

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Must have AVMA accredited associate’s degree in Veterinary fields or registration as a veterinary technician in the State of California.

  • Must have a Veterinary Technician certification (C.V.T.) in the state of California; or eligible to acquire certification within one year.

  • Must have a valid California driver's license; visiting students and military must have valid driver's license from state of residency and able to provide a copy of the DMV report.

  • Must be available for call back in the event of an emergency.

  • Must be able to perform medical procedures that require standing, walking, using hands, hearing, talking, vision, and shuttling equipment, therefore must be able to lift and carry 25 lb.

  • Must be able to maintain records, perform computer data entry, dispense vitamins, and order supplies.

  • Minimum of 2 years work experience as a Veterinary Technician in a zoological facility preferred.

  • There is a limited exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and radiation; PPE is provided when necessary.

Hours and Availability

  • Must have 7 days of unrestricted availability to include weekends and holidays.

  • Hours varies.

Resume required

More Information:

Park Name: SeaWorld San Diego
Location: San Diego, CA
Requisition Number: 9015
Status: Full Time Hourly
Pay Rate: $23.97/hour
Relocation Provided: No
Closing Date: 9/15/2019 11:59 PM ET

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:

ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR OF AVIAN-EXOTIC MEDICINE
DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL SCIENCES
NC STATE COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

The Department of Clinical Sciences at the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a non-tenure track Assistant Clinical Professor of Avian-Exotic Medicine.

Position Information: The successful applicant will work with a team of clinicians within the Exotic Animal Medicine Service (EAMS). The selected candidate will: 1) Provide high quality effective and efficient patient care for a diverse variety of exotic animal species. Clinical responsibilities will entail all of the duties associated with case management (client and referral veterinarian communication, development of a diagnostic and treatment plan, interpretation of diagnostic findings, implementation of a treatment plan, surgery, post-operative care, development of a home care plan, fiscally responsible management). 2) Participate in the emergency roster. 3) Provide clinical expertise with strong skills in exotic companion mammals, pet pigs, birds, reptiles, and other species such as zoo animals, wildlife, fish, and other vertebrate and invertebrate species. 4) Participate in high quality clinical teaching for veterinary students and house officers. 5) Conduct clinical research focused on clinical issues that present in the exotic animal population.

The individual will be expected to be a positive and active member of EAMS. Must have strong organizational skills and adaptability to working with multiple species. Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others in a team-oriented atmosphere.

Qualifications: DVM or equivalent degree and completion of all requirements needed to take the American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) board examination are required. Candidates must meet requirements for a faculty certificate or regular veterinary licensure in North Carolina prior to starting.

To Apply: For more information and to apply go to http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/122209.

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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Are you looking for an incredible career opportunity with a global leader? As a Veterinarian at Mowi Canada West, you will be part of the world’s largest salmon farming company and can be involved in shaping the future of the Aquaculture industry. We are committed to creating a sustainable food source and need your professional expertise to make sure our salmon are given the best possible care.

Located in beautiful Campbell River, we offer an amazing work environment that includes a flexible work schedule, cutting edge R&D projects, a tightknit supportive team and a global network of veterinarians and fish health professionals. Our competitive compensation package includes an above average salary, medical, dental and life insurance, annual production bonus, employee wellness benefit, kids camp benefit, opportunity for personal and professional development including continuing education and paid professional dues.

For more information and to apply, please email: shylo.loock@mowi.com.

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Full time Position
http://www.imms.org/
Salary: TBD

Description

We are seeking a veterinary technician/assistant to provide support to our veterinarian for resident animals (dolphins, sea lions, sharks, birds, reptiles, etc.), sea turtle and marine mammal rehabilitation, and stranding response. Job duties will be varied based on season, but will include animal care, data entry, providing laboratory support, necropsies, pharmacy ordering, and other tasks as needed.

This position will require providing medical and technical assistance, care, and daily treatments to all of the animals at IMMS, including residents and those in rehabilitation. The person hired for this position will assist in maintaining diagnostic equipment, as well as ordering and maintaining inventory for laboratory consumables and drugs. (IMMS resident animals include: dolphins, sea lions, birds, reptiles, fish etc.).

Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, holidays, evenings, and to be “on call” as needed

  • Strong communication skills, personable, pleasant and comfortable with the ability to speak to the public

  • This position requires several hours of outdoor year-round work and requires staff to be physically fit and able to lift 50 lbs.

Qualifications

  • Graduate from an approved and accredited bachelor’s degree in directly related field (environmental biology, veterinary technical care, conservation, education, animal health technology, etc.) or equivalent required. Preferred registered/licensed veterinary technician.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a zoo, wildlife center, or with exotic animals required. Preference will be given to applicants with sea turtle and/or marine mammal experience. Direct experience in wild animal rescue, rehabilitation, veterinary technical experience, research and public education is preferred.

  • Applicants must have valid driver’s license.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and databases is desirable.

  • Must have knowledge in the use of medical equipment such as; digital radiology, endoscopy, ultrasound, anesthesia machine, Doppler, cold laser therapy, V.A.C therapy, and fluid administration

  • In good physical condition with the ability to work outdoors under extremely adverse conditions (high humidity, rain, heat and direct sunlight)

  • Applicants may need to complete a probationary period.

Please send a cover letter to dmoore@imms.org – highlighting your qualifications (maintaining veterinary hospital (supplies, drugs, animal care), computer skills, veterinary technician experience, etc.), CV/resume, and list 3 references that can be contacted. Please include your last name in the file’s name. Remember to attach the required documents. Please explain your qualifications and why you are interested in this opportunity in your cover letter.

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The Associate Veterinarian provides exemplary clinical and preventative medicine care for all our resident (invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals) and rehabilitating animals, through strong team-based approaches and communications, as part of the Animal Health team. The Associate will take a leading role in clinical training of veterinary students and the veterinary fellow. An ability to identify and advance clinically relevant research projects in support of animal care, welfare, and conservation goals is desired.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide exemplary clinical and preventative medicine care for all our resident (invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals) and rehabilitating animals, through strong team-based approaches and communications.

  • Provides on-call coverage for collection animals as well as stranded marine animals under the care of our Animal Rescue team.

  • Responsible for safety and maintenance of diagnostic equipment; ensure all medical equipment is maintained and in working order.

  • Develop, review, and implement appropriate animal acquisition, disposition, and quarantine protocols to support NAI operations and limit the introduction of parasites and other infectious diseases into the established collection.

  • Participates in training, continuing education, research, and conservation.

  • Provide interpersonal and technical mentorship and training to the Veterinary Fellow/intern.

  • Coordinates and assists with public/media relations as directed.

  • Disseminates important information to colleagues through presentation and publication.

  • Attends lectures, seminars, etc. to obtain continuing education credits needed to maintain certifications and licenses.

  • Other duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:

  • Veterinary Degree (DVM, VMD, or equivalent overseas degree) from an accredited university. If graduate of a foreign school, must have license to practice veterinary medicine in the United States.

  • Three years as a practicing clinician in a zoo or aquarium preferred, one required.

  • Maryland veterinary license within 3 months of starting.

  • Ability to sign USDA Health Certificates for animal shipments within 3 months of starting.

  • Intermediate computer skills using MS Office; ability to learn and effectively use all proprietary Aquarium software.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include weekend and/or evening hours.

  • Ability to perform duties that may include walking or standing for extended periods, lifting, climbing ladders, and working closely with others.

  • Employees assigned to this position will be required to possess and maintain a valid and current motor vehicle operator’s license, have an acceptable driving record, and possess the ability to drive a variety of vehicles (cars, vans/trucks).

  • Completion of an internship in small or large animal medicine preferred.

  • Completion of an internship and/or residency in aquatic/zoo animal medicine preferred.

  • ACZM or ABVP board certified or eligible within 2 years

  • Experience with electronic animal record keeping software (Tracks preferred)

HOW TO APPLY

Interested and engaged applicants should apply through our website: http://aqua.org/jobs.

Requests for reasonable accommodation can be made by e-mailing HR@aqua.org.

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Job no: 497607
Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 183900 - CVM Pathobiology/Population Med Dep
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Professional
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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications include a DVM with excellent spoken and written English. The ability to attain licensure (faculty or traditional licensure) in Mississippi is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred experience includes one or more years of clinical veterinary practice, or laboratory experience related to veterinary pathology or animal health

Restricted Clause:

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, morgan@cvm.msstate.edu, 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

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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OdySea Aquarium is looking for an energetic, dedicated person to join the Animal Health Department in the role of Laboratory Technician. This position is responsible for operating the onsite Animal Health laboratory, and providing support to the Animal health department, OdySea Aquarium’s Animal Care team, animal collections, and sister facilities. Areas of concentration include biological sample analysis, water quality analysis, proper equipment operation & maintenance, inventory, and establishing standard operating procedures that emphasize current industry standards.

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Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine is currently seeking applicants for a new full time 12 month position in the Pathology/Population Medicine Department for a graduate veterinary internship position.

The intern will work under the direction of MSU-CVM faculty and will conduct epidemiological research to address sea turtle and marine mammal stranding and mortality on the Gulf coast. Under supervision of the MSU-CVM faculty, the intern will participate in necropsy and disease investigation of sea turtles and marine mammals at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS). The intern will also provide supervised clinical service to stranded sea turtles, respond to stranding calls from the public, and participate in public outreach and veterinary program teaching. After hours and weekend work is expected. In addition to working with the MSU-CVM veterinarian, the intern will work closely with IMMS staff.

More information about the position can be found at the Mississippi State University homepage.

Click on MSSTATE jobs -> Click on Explore Careers-> type veterinary Intern in the search box-> Click Intern under search results for this position for more information. It is job number 498016.

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Contact person for the position is Debra P. Moore, DVM email address dpm232@msstate.edu

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