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Medical Resident Year 1 - Clinical Pathology (Diagnostic Medicine / Pathobiology)

Apply now Department: 3670080040 Diagnostic Medicne Pathobiolog
Job no: 504399
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Veterinary Medicine, Medical

About this Role: The Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology (https://www.vet.k-state.edu/education/dmp/) at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a 3-year residency in veterinary clinical pathology.  The position is available starting August 1, 2019.  The goals of the residency program are to prepare trainees for a career as veterinary clinical pathologists via a solid understanding of the pathologic basis of disease, laboratory methods, and quality control, as well as prepare residents for successful completion of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists certification examination.  
We Support Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community. 
Duties / Responsibilities: The vast majority of the resident’s effort will be devoted to clinical pathology training including diagnostic service, teaching, small group discussions/rounds, mentoring of Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Diagnostic Medicine Interns, and independent study.  Other scholarly activities may include, but are not limited to, presentations at regional and national meetings, case reports, review articles, and textbook chapters. 

The successful candidate will join a team of four clinical pathologists in a full-service clinical pathology laboratory providing testing for hematology, clinical chemistry, cytology, immunocytochemistry, and flow cytometry.  The Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology is multi-disciplinary in nature with areas of emphasis including infectious disease and molecular medicine. 

Motivated and qualified individuals have the opportunity to pursue additional graduate studies through the Masters of Science degree in Veterinary Biomedical Sciences and tuition assistance is available through the employee benefits program.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Qualified candidates will have a D.V.M or equivalent degree
  • International students must demonstrate proficiency in English by earning a satisfactory score on the TOEFL or demonstrate proficiency during an interview
  • One year minimum of post-DVM clinical or diagnostic experience is desirable, but not required
  • Applicants who also intend to enter graduate studies and pursue an academic career may be given preference
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit an application along with a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of Applications Begins: Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 1, 2018.  Our program will follow the ACVP training program network’s recommended universal acceptance date of November 15th.

Questions regarding the residency program may be directed to Dr. Nora Springer, Clinical Pathology Residency Coordinator, at nlspring@vet.k-state.edu.

Salary Range / Pay Rate: $ 33,576 annual salary
Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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