The Department of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation (PDI) at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking applications for a 3 year and 2 month residency position in veterinary clinical pathology, beginning July 1, 2021. The initial 2 years of training will be based at the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory's Clinical Pathology Laboratory in the MSU Veterinary Medical Center (VMC), while the final year of training is based at Charles River Laboratories (CRL) in Mattawan, Michigan. Training is provided by eight veterinary clinical pathologists, five at MSU and three at CRL who are diplomats of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP). The VDL Clinical Pathology Laboratory has state of the art analyzers and receives over 35,000 accessions per year from the VMC or external clients. Clinical pathology residents gain experience in basic pathogenic mechanisms, hematology, cytology, clinical chemistry, endocrinology, urinalysis, immunologic testing, and surgical pathology. They also engage in the department's teaching programs. During the third year at CRL, the program is focused on Toxicological Clinical Pathology where residents receive training in laboratory animal pathology, good laboratory practices, and drug safety evaluation. This residency fulfills eligibility requirements for the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) board certification exam, and it provides a unique training experience for residents interested in a career in the bio-pharmaceutical industry.
Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, official veterinary college transcripts with cumulative grade point average and class standing (if available), a statement of career goals, and three letters of reference. Please send application materials to Diane Young, Department of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation, College of Veterinary Medicine, 784 Veterinary Medical Center Room G-155 East Lansing, MI 48824, (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications will be accepted through October 11, 2020 or until a suitable candidate is identified. The position will be filled pending available funding. For additional information, contact Dr. Mike Scott (email@example.com), Residency Program Co-Coordinator or Dr. Adam Aulbach (Adam.Aulbach@crl.com) at CRL Mattawan, MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
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