Job no: 500538
Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
184000 - CVM Clinical Science Department
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Position Open Date:
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University is seeking to hire a Neurology/Neurosurgery Resident
Salary Grade: 12
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:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Neurology/Neurosurgery (NNS) Residency at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine consists of advanced training in medical and surgical aspects of canine and feline neurology. There will be opportunities for the residents to consult on neurologic cases in large animals and occasionally wildlife and exotic species.
The resident will work closely with the faculty neurologist post residency clinical instructor, and another neurology/neurosurgery resident, interns and the students on the NNS rotation in order to provide the highest quality of patient care.
All NNS will attend weekly rounds, including resident case rounds, neurology journal club and NNS topic rounds. To fulfill requirements of the ACVIM (Neurology), NNS residents will have specific rotations through both soft tissue and orthopedic surgery services in order to enhance their surgical training.
After-hours emergency neurosurgery duty will be shared among the NNS residents.
The NNS resident will be expected to contribute to didactic presentations within the college community under faculty guidelines, via student lectures, rounds, presentations, and continuing education presentations. A minimum of one presentation (oral or poster) at a major veterinary conference (e.g. ACVIM Forum, ACVS Forum, SEVEN, VNS) is a requirement of the residency program. A residency project with subsequent acceptance of at least one manuscript in a peer-reviewed journal (e.g. JAVMA, JVIM, Vet Surg) is also a requirement of the program. Pursuit of a master's degree is very strongly encouraged with a program designed to enhance the candidate's board preparation and strengthen their overall academic and professional development. Opportunities for clinical and preclinical (bench) research abound at MSU-CVM. Continuation in the program of a year-to-year basis will be contingent upon an acceptable level of performance by the NNS resident. After successful completion of the program, the NNS resident will be awarded the "Certificate of Residency". The NNS resident will be expected to attain board-certification in the specialty of Neurology (ACVIM) at the end of the residency program and will have completed qualifications for pursuing the certificate of training in neurosurgery.
Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree and have competed one-year internship or equivalent postgraduate clinical experience.
Instructions for Applying:
Applicants must apply online and include cover letter,resume, and transcripts, with SSN redacted, 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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