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07.20.17

Combined Residency/PhD Training in Clinical 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 clinical pathology that will begin on July 1, 2018. The three-year program fulfills the eligibility requirements for the American College of Veterinary Pathology (ACVP) certification examination. The incoming resident will join a team of five board-certified clinical pathologists and two residents.

Training is obtained through diagnostic service, instruction of veterinary students, participation in diagnostic and research-oriented seminars, and graduate courses. Residents are strongly encouraged to pursue a PhD degree. The department faculty has diverse backgrounds and research interests, providing many opportunities for research training. Departmental research strengths include host/pathogen interactions, molecular genetics, renal/urine proteomics, hemostasis and coagulation, avian diseases, and neuroscience. 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 offers a college-town atmosphere, a relatively low cost of living, and convenient access to surrounding urban centers including Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas-Fort Worth. The starting salary is $35,000/yr. with medical/retirement benefits and travel support to regional and national meetings. Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree.

Interested individuals should submit a curriculum vitae, veterinary college transcripts, GRE scores (use institution code 6003, if sending official scores), three reference letters, and a statement of professional goals and interests via e-mail to cvoelker@cvm.tamu.edu or by mail to Ms. Cynthia Voelker for the attention of Dr. Karen E. Russell, Residency Director, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4467.

For more detailed information, applicants can contact Dr. Karen Russell (krussell@cvm.tamu.edu; 979-845- 9180) and visit the residency webpage (http://vetmed.tamu.edu/vtpb/residencies/pathology). Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  Applications arriving after November 1, 2017 will not be considered.

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



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