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Production Management Medicine Residency- 3 years

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Work type: Teaching & Research Faculty
Senior management: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Veterinary Medicine

Job Description

3-year clinical residency program with a Master of Science (MS) degree in Production Management Medicine. The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, invites applications from qualified individuals for a 3-year clinical residency in Production Management Medicine designed to fulfill requirements for certification by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Food Animal) or the American College of Theriogenologist. Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree. Previous practice experience (e.g., Internship, private practice) with food animals, clinical teaching experience, demonstrated commitment to service, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. The position commitments are divided with two-thirds attributed to applied clinical practice/training in food animal medicine and surgery, including production medicine, and one-third attributed to research/academic activities. Clinical service will primarily occur in the Food Animal Field Services unit of the Production Management Medicine Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, including individual patient management, herd health management, and consultation with clients in the local practice area. Additional responsibility will include participation in the emergency service with other clinicians – mentored by senior faculty initially and then working independently as the program progresses. The candidate will be able to participate in one 3-week rotation within the College of Veterinary Medicine as well as one external 3-week rotation of their choosing per year. The candidate will be expected to participate in didactic and laboratory instruction in the DVM curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to complete their Master’s thesis program at the end of the 3 years and to participate in continuing education and outreach programs of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

The expected starting date for the position is August 1st, 2024. Interested candidates should submit an application package using the Virginia Tech Job Portal, this includes a letter of intent with a statement of professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references. For any other questions related to the program please contact Dr. Sebastián Umaña Sedó, Assistant Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0442. Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.

Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Required Qualifications

- DVM degree or equivalent
- Completion of 1 year of active veterinary practice in food animal species or a rotating internship in an area relevant to the intended program
- Eligible to be licensed as a veterinarian in the state of Virginia

Preferred Qualifications

- Previous research experience
- Clinical teaching experience
- Demonstrated commitment to service
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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Resident Salary

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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