Combined Residency/PhD Training in Clinical Pathology Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
The Department of Veterinary Pathobiology at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences invites applications for a Veterinary Resident position in Clinical Pathology that will begin on July 1, 2020. The incoming resident will join a team of five board-certified clinical pathologists and two residents. The three-year program fulfills the eligibility requirements for the American College of Veterinary Pathology (ACVP) certification examination, and the program has an outstanding record for residents becoming ACVP diplomates.
Training in the program is obtained through diagnostic service from case material obtained from the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, instruction of veterinary students, participation in weekly diagnostic and research-oriented rounds and seminars, and graduate courses. Residents take graduate coursework during the residency and are strongly encouraged to complete requirements for the PhD degree following the residency. The department has approximately 60 faculty members with diverse backgrounds and research interests, which provide a stimulating environment and many exciting opportunities for research training. Departmental research strengths include host/pathogen interactions, molecular genetics, renal/urine proteomics, hemostasis and coagulation, and avian diseases. Interdepartmental research opportunities and college signature programs include environmental medicine/toxicology, neurosciences, biodefense and emerging infectious diseases, cardiovascular sciences, reproductive biology, and biomedical genomics. Research training opportunities are also available at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, the Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston, and The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
The Bryan-College Station area (population 250,000) offers a culturally diverse college-town atmosphere, a relatively low cost of living, and convenient access to Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas-Fort Worth. The salary is $35,000/year with some tuition coverage, medical/retirement benefits, and travel support to regional and national meetings. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree and are required to obtain a valid license to practice veterinary medicine in Texas. This will require graduation from an AVMA-accredited College of Veterinary Medicine OR completion of the PAVE or ECFVG certificate and a passing score on the NAVLE.
Application and Contact Information Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, statement of professional goals and interests, at least two reference letters (three to four will be accepted), copies of undergraduate and veterinary school transcripts (unofficial copies are adequate; chosen candidates will be required to send official copies), and GRE scores (use institution code 6003 when sending official scores; unofficial scores older than 5 years will be accepted) to Ms. Robin Callahan (email@example.com). References are asked to send their letters directly to Ms. Callahan. For more detailed information, potential applicants can contact Dr. Karen Russell (firstname.lastname@example.org; and visit the residency webpage. Review of completed applications will begin October 15, 2019 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified and the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note that the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology will not sponsor applicants for H-1B or E-3 non-immigrant employee categories.
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Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree and are required to obtain a valid license to practice veterinary medicine in Texas. This will require graduation from an AVMA-accredited College of Veterinary Medicine OR completion of the PAVE or ECFVG certificate and a passing score on the NAVLE.
About Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas and one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic universities. It has been designated as a Land Grant, Space Grant, and Sea Grant University and is the nation’s sixth largest university with nearly 65,000 students. Texas A&M University is a major teaching and research university with a growing international focus and outstanding public and private support. Details on the position, as well as information about the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University can be found at the following websites: http://www.vetmed.tamu.edu/vtpb, www.vetmed.tamu.edu, www.tamu.edu, or www.visitaggieland.com.