DVSc position (Poultry Medicine) available

Doctor of Veterinary Science (DVSc) in Anatomic Pathology with focus on Poultry Medicine

A 3 year training position in veterinary pathology with focus on poultry is available for September 1, 2015 in the Department of Pathobiology at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. The program is designed for individuals seeking advanced training in anatomic veterinary pathology, combined with poultry diagnostics and research experience, leading to eligibility for certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists and/or the American College of Poultry Veterinarians. Through close collaboration between the departments of Pathobiology and Population Medicine, and the Animal Health Laboratory, the candidate has the opportunity to become familiar with multiple areas of poultry diagnostics (including pathology, microbiology, virology, parasitology), infectious diseases, and epidemiology.

The DVSc degree comprises formal coursework, a research project, general qualifying examination, and thesis. Funding is for 3 years and dependent on satisfactory annual progress. Applicants with a strong academic record from an accredited veterinary school, evidence of interest in veterinary pathology and commitment to poultry medicine, and eligibility to practice veterinary medicine in Ontario, are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted up to May 1, 2015 or until a suitable candidate is selected. For information on how to apply to the University of Guelph see:  https://www.uoguelph.ca/graduatestudies/future. Applications must be completed online at: https://www.uoguelph.ca/graduatestudies/apply.

General questions should be directed to Donna Kangas, OVC Graduate Program Services, Building 174, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 or by e-mail (pathgrad@uoguelph.ca (email address)). Specific questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Leonardo Susta, Department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph, (lsusta@uoguelph.ca (email address)). The University of Guelph is committed to an Employment Equity Program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We therefore particularly encourage applications from qualified aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

POSTED: Feb 4, 2015

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