Combined Residency/PhD Training in Anatomic 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 two Veterinary Resident positions in anatomic pathology beginning on July 1, 2020. 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. A diagnostic service in dermatopathology offers an additional unique training opportunity.
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/yr with some tuition coverage, medical/retirement benefits, and travel support to regional and national meetings. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree.
How to Apply / Contact Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, statement of professional goals and interests, copies of undergraduate and vet 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 are okay) to Ms. Robin Callahan (firstname.lastname@example.org). References can send their letters directly to Ms. Callahan. For more detailed information, potential applicants can contact Dr. Brian Porter (email@example.com; 979-847-8541) and visit the residency webpage. Applications will be reviewed until suitable candidates are identified. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2019. 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.
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.