The California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System (CAHFS), School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, is offering a residency program in veterinary toxicology. The program provides interested veterinarians with a solid, broad base in toxicology through diagnostic casework, seminars, and research. The goals of the program are to produce well-trained, board eligible toxicologists who function effectively in a variety of capacities that ensure human, animal and environmental safety and who are qualified to pursue careers in academia, industry or government. The program will contribute to preparation for certification by the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology and/or the American Board of Toxicology. The program is typically completed in three years. Continuation of the program from year to year is contingent upon mutual satisfaction of both the resident and CAHFS.
Qualified applicants will have a DVM or equivalent degree in veterinary medicine, demonstrate a desire for a career in veterinary toxicology and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A minimum of 1 year of practice or research experience is desirable, but not required. Selection of trainees will be based on prior academic performance and experience, career goals, and letters of recommendation.
Applicants must submit by February 15, 2018 (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a letter of intent, (3) transcripts from veterinary school(s), and (4) three letters of recommendation to: Sharon Hein, CAHFS Administration, P.O. Box 1770, University of California, Davis, CA 95617, (530) 752-8709, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
About California Animal Health & Food Safety Lab System
The California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory System (CAHFS) serves the people of California by safeguarding the public health with rapid and reliable diagnoses for animal diseases including those affecting humans. CAHFS operates in partnership with the California Department of Food & Agriculture, UC Davis, veterinarians, and livestock and poultry producers.