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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 183900 - CVM Pathobiology/Population Med Dep
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Professional
Position Open Date:

Salary Grade:  

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Area of Specialization:

Population Medicine

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The 3-year residency will consist of didactic and clinical training designed to achieve specialty certification by the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine. Residents are expected to teach in the professional curriculum, participate in applied population medicine research, lead and publish the results of research projects, conduct field disease outbreak investigations, and participate in extension outreach activities. In particular, the resident will contribute to teaching in the College of Veterinary Medicine's 3rd year clinical rotation in population medicine. Along with a mentor, the resident will conduct applied research and clinical activities to improve the health and well-being of Mississippi's many animal populations, including animal shelters, cow-calf farms, cattle stocker operations, swine farms, catfish and other aquaculture production systems, poultry farms and wildlife. It is expected that the resident pursue and complete a Master's degree.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree from an AVMA accredited college of veterinary medicine. The candidate must also be eligible for licensure in the state of Mississippi. Veterinary practice experience is desirable but not required.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants must apply online at Please include cover letter and resume along with names and addresses of three references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable 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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