Anatomic Pathology Resident
The Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia (http://www.vet.uga.edu/vpp) has an opening for residency training in anatomic pathology beginning July 1, 2017. The incoming resident will join a team of 10 residents and a diverse faculty, including 19 ACVP diplomates, with expertise in domestic, avian, aquatic, exotic, wildlife, toxicologic and laboratory animal pathology. This intensive, comprehensive, 3-year training program is designed to meet the eligibility requirements for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists; opportunities for a simultaneous MS degree program (see below) or transition into a graduate degree program are also offered. Residency training includes extensive necropsy experience in conjunction with the AAVLD-accredited Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, surgical biopsy service to the teaching hospital and out-of-state veterinary practices, and a large Zoo, Exotic and Avian Pathology Service. Case-based learning is supplemented with several courses in histopathology, general pathology, and specialty areas (e.g., aquatic animal pathology). Teaching in the professional curriculum, participation in seminars, presentations at national meetings, and manuscript publication are also expected of the resident. The starting salary is $30,450 per year plus tuition support and travel support to regional and national meetings, including training courses. Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree, must be United States citizens or be eligible for lawful admission to the United States, and must provide evidence of academic strength and interest in anatomic pathology. Top candidates may be asked to participate in phone and/or in-person interviews, although any interested applicant is welcome to visit. Applications submitted by October 15, 2016 are assured consideration. For further information contact Dr. Elizabeth Howerth, Department of Pathology, phone: (706) 542-5833, or E-mail: email@example.com. The following residency application materials must be sent electronically to Mrs. Jennifer Kempf at firstname.lastname@example.org: curriculum vitae, statement of professional goals, unofficial veterinary school transcripts, and three reference letters. Concurrent application to the Graduate school (including official veterinary school transcripts) for either the Master of Science (MS) in Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences or the Non-degree seeking (residency only) program must also be submitted through the Graduate school website (http://grad.uga.edu/index.php/prospective-students/domestic-application-information/requirements/) in order for the residency application to be considered. The University of Georgia is located in Athens, a vibrant community of 100,000 located in the wooded Piedmont hills of northeast Georgia. Offering the amenities of a cosmopolitan city, the surrounding area also offers a wide variety of lifestyle choices. Athens is located 1½ hours from Atlanta, two hours from the Appalachian Trail, and four hours from the Atlantic coast. The University of Georgia is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Items Needed for Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Professional Goals
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Three Reference Letters
- Application also must be submitted online through UGA's Graduate School at grad.uga.edu