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Residency in Anatomic Pathology

The University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine is accepting applications for a second residency position in anatomic pathology starting July 1, 2015. The successful applicant will join 6 other residents and 10 training faculty including 6 boarded anatomic pathologists and 3 boarded clinical pathologists in the dynamic city of Knoxville, TN located at the base of the Smoky Mountains.

This 3-year residency emphasizes a solid diagnostic pathology foundation for a successful career in Veterinary Pathology and certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. Case material comes from our active necropsy and surgical pathology services. The necropsy caseload is approximately 35% small animal, 25% large animal, and 40% zoo, exotic, wildlife, and lab animal.

Resident learning is supplemented by weekly gross, microscopic, and topic rounds. Teaching anatomic pathology to veterinary students, presentations at national meetings, and a small resident project leading to publication is expected of the successful candidate. Opportunities for advanced biomedical research training leading to a Ph.D. degree are also available through the Comparative and Experimental Medicine graduate program.

Candidates must hold a professional degree in veterinary medicine, be fluent in written and spoken English, have a strong academic record, and have an interest in and commitment to pathology. The salary will be approximately $27,000 and the benefits package is competitive. The appointment is renewable on an annual basis (three years total). This salary will not support the prevailing wage determination required for H1B visas.

Applications should include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of professional goals
  • Veterinary school transcript
  • Three letters of reference, preferably from board certified pathologists

Applications submitted prior to February 13, 2015 will receive full consideration. Top candidates may be asked to complete a phone interview and the successful candidate will be notified no later than March 1, 2015.

Please send applications to:
Mrs. Deborah Hill
Department of Pathobiology
University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
2407 River Drive
Knoxville TN 37996-4542
Phone: 865-974-8235
Fax: 865-974-5616

Informal inquiries are welcome. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 540/ADA/ADEA employer.

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