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Residency in Anatomic Pathology

The University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine is accepting applications for one (1) residency position in anatomic pathology starting July 1, 2015.

This is a 3 year residency with an emphasis on diagnostic pathology and preparation for the ACVP board exam. Case material comes from our active necropsy and surgical pathology services. The necropsy caseload is 35% small animal, 25% large animal, and 40% zoo, exotic, wildlife, and lab animal.

The training faculty includes 6 boarded anatomic pathologists and three boarded clinical pathologists. 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), assuming satisfactory performance. 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

The application deadline is October 15, 2014. A decision will be made December 1, 2014 and candidates notified on or subsequent to this date.

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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