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Patterson Minority Fellowship

Biomedical Genomics Lab Researcher

Patterson Minority Fellowship in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University. Applications are invited from veterinarians belonging to underrepresented minority groups who wish to undertake advanced training/education to prepare for an academic career as a faculty member in a college of veterinary medicine. The successful applicant may pursue either a graduate degree in a Signature Program area at the CVM or a three-year residency program in an AVMA-recognized veterinary specialty offered by the college. The residency program may also be combined with a graduate degree program. Signature Program areas are cardiology, toxicology, genomics, reproductive biology, neurology, oncology, and emerging and infectious diseases. Residency training programs include large and small animal surgery, large and small animal internal medicine, anesthesiology, cardiology, dermatology, neurology, oncology, theriogenology, radiology, zoological medicine, avian medicine, pathology, clinical pathology, and microbiology. Each applicant must be a citizen of the United States and a member of an under-represented minority group.

The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences provides state-of-the-art research facilities for graduate education in its Signature Program areas and outstanding mentorship by internationally renowned researchers. Our residency programs are intended to prepare highly skilled residents for the qualifying and certifying examinations of an AVMA-approved specialty college (e.g., American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine). Case exposure is provided through the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) which enjoys an annual caseload of over 20,000 animals. The VMTH is a modern veterinary hospital with state-of-the-art diagnostic capabilities. A new Diagnostic Imaging and Cancer Treatment Center is expected to be completed in September of 2011 and will house a clinical 3T MRI, 40-slice CT scanner, and CT-TOMO radiotherapy unit.

Texas A&M University and the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences are committed to promoting diversity. The university has one of the nation's strongest and most progressive diversity plans.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, transcript, and a minimum of 3 letters of recommendation. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application review will begin on January 3, 2011, with a final selection made as soon as possible thereafter. Please send applications to Dr. Bhanu Chowdhary, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4461. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Chowdhary at (979) 845-5092 (phone) or by email.

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