The Comparative Medicine Program, Texas A&M University
(TAMU) is inviting applications for a postdoctoral
residency/graduate training position in laboratory animal medicine.
The 3-year postdoctoral (DVM) program is designed to support
preparation toward American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
(ACLAM) board certification and provide a broad foundation in
comparative medicine. Residency training includes clinical
laboratory animal medicine, laboratory animal resources and
facilities management, comparative and diagnostic pathology, and
methods and practice of biomedical research. Residents are centered
in the TAMU Comparative Medicine Program and rotate through the
TAMU System Health Science Center animal facilities. Clinical
rotations are also possible at Texas Medical Center facilities in
Houston and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
facilities in Houston, Smithville and Bastrop. Graduate training
consists of graduate course work, seminars, journal club, teaching
and scholarly research leading to a Master of Science degree in
Laboratory Animal Medicine. Graduate work is centered in the
College of Veterinary Medicine and administered through Veterinary
Pathobiology. Potential candidates should have a DVM/VMD and a
license to practice in at least 1 state within the US. The starting
salary is $35,000 per year with start date of July 1, 2010.
Interested applicants should forward the following documents to Ms.
Cindy Voelker, Business Coordinator; firstname.lastname@example.org,
for the attention of Dr. Vince Gresham, Veterinary Pathobiology,
College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, 4467
TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843-4467 (application deadline is
Oct 30, 2009). Please include: (1) one
page essay to characterize a) origin and nature of your interest in
comparative medicine, b) previous experience in research and
laboratory animal medicine, and c) career goals. (2) A CV including
all publications, honors and awards, and society and committee
memberships and offices. (3) Three
letters of recommendation from persons familiar with your
background and interests. Letters must be submitted directly by the
reference and not by the applicant. (4) Official transcripts from
all undergraduate, graduate, and professional educational
institutions attended, along with GRE scores.
Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity Educator
and Employer committed to excellence through diversity.