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Medical Resident - Clinical Pathology (Diagnostic Medicine / Pathobiology)

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Job no: 510904
Employment type: Residency
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Veterinary Medicine, Medical
Pay Grade: 001

About this Role:

The Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology ( and Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory ( at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine are offering a 3-year residency in veterinary clinical pathology

The position is available starting August 1, 2022.  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, peer 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 three clinical pathologists in a full-service clinical pathology laboratory providing testing for hematology, clinical chemistry, cytology, and immunodiagnostics such as 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 Master of Science degree in Veterinary Biomedical Sciences and tuition assistance is available through the employee benefits program.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • DVM or equivalent degree by August 1, 2022
  • At least one year of post-DVM clinical or diagnostic experience is desirable, but not required
  • The chosen candidate for the position will be required to obtain Kansas veterinary licensure through the Kansas Board of Veterinary Examiners (

Citizenship Requirements:

This position requires citizenship of the US, Canada or Mexico, nationals of the US, or aliens authorized to work in the US at the time of application. At this time, we regret that we cannot accept applicants outside of these countries.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates should complete an online application and include the following:

  • One-page cover letter
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Veterinary degree transcript
  • Contact information for three professional references  

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening of applications begins August 1, 2021.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 1, 2021. Questions regarding the residency program may be directed to Dr. Nora Springer, Clinical Pathology Residency Coordinator, at

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

$ 35,010 annual salary

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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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