Veterinary Microbiology Residency Training with Graduate Research Opportunities
The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University is offering a post-DVM graduate training position in veterinary microbiology. The core program includes residency training in veterinary bacteriology, virology, parasitology, molecular biology and graduate research. The program is designed to prepare a candidate for ACVM board certification and granting of MS or PhD degrees. Residency training is facilitated by American College of Veterinary Microbiologists board certified faculty. Graduate research opportunities include, but are not limited to, the study of bacterial and viral pathogenesis/therapy, mycobacterial diseases, arthropod borne infectious disease, retrovirus pathogenesis/therapy, transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, immunoparasitology, malarial immunology, vector biology, ecological parasitology and epidemiology. The first two years of residency and graduate training are supported by state funded stipends starting at approximately $32,500/year. NIH sponsored training grants and successful applications for extramural funding support subsequent graduate research. Benefits include paid tuition through an employee study privilege and health insurance. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree from a College of Veterinary Medicine/equivalent.
Applications for positions starting July 1, 2017 will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Deadline for full consideration is March 15, 2017. For additional information and application procedures, visit: http://csu-cvmbs.colostate.edu/academics/mip/residency/Pages/Residency-PhD-Application-Procedures.aspx.
For further information about the combined program, please contact Dr. Kristy Pabilonia; tel. (970) 297-4109 or email: [email protected]. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Ms. Heidi Runge; tel. (970) 491-1630 or by email: [email protected].
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer. Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates.