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07.20.17

Combined Residency/PhD Training in Anatomic Pathology

The Department of Veterinary Pathobiology at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences invites applications for a Veterinary Resident position in anatomic pathology beginning on July 1, 2018. 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 of residents becoming ACVP diplomates.

Training in diagnostic pathology is based on case material from the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital and supplemented with a variety of weekly rounds and seminars. Residents take graduate coursework during the residency and are strongly encouraged to complete requirements for the PhD degree following the residency. Sources of potential post-residency stipend support include an NIH T32 institutional training grant. The department has 60 faculty members with diverse backgrounds and research interests, which provides a stimulating environment and many exciting opportunities for research training. Signature research programs within the college include biodefense and emerging infectious diseases, biomedical genomics, cardiovascular science, neuroscience, environmental medicine/toxicology, and reproductive biology. Research training opportunities are also available at the Texas A&M College of Medicine and the Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston. Unique training in cardiovascular pathology is available through the Texas A&M Cardiovascular Pathology Laboratory. Specialty diagnostic services in dermatopathology and osteopathology offer additional unique training opportunities.

The Bryan-College Station area (population 190,000) 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/yr with full tuition coverage, medical/retirement benefits, and travel support to regional and national meetings. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, statement of professional goals and interests, copy of college transcripts, three reference letters, and GRE scores (use institution code 6003 when sending official scores) to Ms. Cynthia Voelker for the attention of Dr. Brian Porter, Residency Director, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4467 or via email to cvoelker@cvm.tamu.edu.

For more detailed information, potential applicants can contact Dr. Brian Porter (bporter@cvm.tamu.edu; 979-847-8541) and visit the residency webpage. Applications will be reviewed until suitable candidates are identified. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2017.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer committed to excellence through diversity.



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