The Animal Diagnostic Laboratory in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA invites applications for an Anatomic Pathology Residency (alternate route) training position. This is a full-time position annually renewed for up to 4 years, and is intended for the training of a single individual for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathology under the direct supervision of full-time faculty members in an academic diagnostic laboratory atmosphere. Two anatomic pathologists and two avian pathologists are on faculty to provide instruction with an emphasis on gross and microscopic pathology of case material, including necropsies on animals submitted through the diagnostic service. Applicants must be United States citizens or be eligible for lawful admission to the United States, must hold a DVM/VMD (or equivalent) degree from an AVMA-accredited college/university, and must provide evidence of academic strength and interest in anatomic pathology. The ability to engage professionally with a diverse population of faculty, staff, students, and others across the university and community is required. The Animal Diagnsotic Laboratory is a member of the Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System and is a full service, AAVLD accredited, NAHLN laboratory with histopathology, necropsy, virology, serology, microbiology, parasitology, and molecular biology sections. Although companion animals do comprise a small portion of the case load, the position is primarily intended to enhance pathology diagnostic services for animal agriculture. This position is ideal for a candidate seeking pathology training in a diagnostic laboratory setting. Duties will include performing gross and histopathologic examinations on diagnostic necropsy cases, writing necropsy reports, consulting with submitting veterinarians and clients, assisting with undergraduate and veterinary extern instruction, and assisting with collaborative academic research. The Pennsylvania State University is a land-grant university located in central Pennsylvania. The area offers beautiful mountains, streams and parks, as well as superb sports and recreational opportunities. State College has an excellent school system and offers a multitude of cultural events. State College and the surrounding communities are home to approximately 100,000 people, including over 45,000 students. Start date is approximately July 1, 2017. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, veterinary medical school transcript, and the names and contact information for at least three professional referees familiar with the candidate. TOEFL scores are required for individuals trained in non-English speaking institutions. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. For additional information, contact Dr. Bhushan Jayarao (814) 863-0837 or email@example.com.
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