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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 184000 - CVM Clinical Science Department
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Professional
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Area of Specialization:

Equine Surgery

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will join the Equine Medicine and Surgery Service in the Department of Clinical Sciences to provide clinical care in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and teach professional and technician students in the clinic and didactic curriculum. Residents will serve under the supervision of Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons to learn the art and science of surgery and related disciplines of medicine, radiology, anesthesiology, and pathology. The resident is expected to satisfy the training criteria for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, including completion of a research or clinical investigation, oral presentations, maintenance of a surgery log, attendance at required resident conferences, and publication of at least one first-author manuscript. A certificate of residency training is presented after successful completion of the 3 year program. Completion of a concurrent Master's Degree program is expected.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a DVM (or equivalent degree), be eligible to receive a veterinary license in Mississippi, and have completed an internship (or equivalent postgraduate clinical experience).

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in general or academic veterinary practice is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Good interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic, and the ability to provide timely, compassionate care to clients and patients. Academic ability to complete the required research project and produce a first-author manuscript for publication, and to successfully complete the requirements for a Master's degree.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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