Residency/Graduate study in Veterinary Microbiology
College of Veterinary Medicine University of Illinois
Location: Urbana, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Beginning residents receive an annual stipend of $36,854
DVM or equivalent
Residency/Graduate study in Veterinary Microbiology at University of Illinois
The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) and University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (UI VDL) is accepting applications for a three-year, post-DVM, veterinary microbiology resident. One position will be available in the Summer/Fall 2023 semester and the position will remain open until filled. The resident will be qualified for the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM) Board Exam through Route 3: residency training program. For more information, please refer to the following link: https://www.acvm.us/document1s/ACVM-Residency-Training-Standards-for-Route-3-Final-3-2018.pdf. Residents also earn a Master’s degree during their residency. Opportunities exist for residents to pursue a combined residency/PhD program.
The University of Illinois offers a complete benefits package with a reduced vacation benefit specific to these titles to allow for completion of the clinical duties required by the residency certificate. Tuition and fee waivers are available to qualifying residents and residents receive an annual travel stipend. Beginning residents receive an annual stipend of $38,144.
The resident will receive training in three veterinary diagnostic categories: bacteriology/mycology, virology, and immunology under two ACVM board-certified diplomates and three faculty members. Residency training will be dedicated to veterinary diagnostic services with diverse cases from companion animals, food animals, and wildlife/exotic animal samples using contemporary diagnostic techniques. Participating in research projects and potential post-training education will be available to gain more academic experience. Upon successful completion, a Residency Certificate and a graduate degree are awarded.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a major comprehensive land-grant institution and a world leader in cross-disciplinary research with world-class resources such as the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and the Institute for Genomic Biology. The College of Veterinary Medicine houses the full-service Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, full-service Veterinary Teaching Hospital, and the academic departments of Comparative Biosciences, Pathobiology and Veterinary Clinical Medicine that are actively engaged in research. Champaign-Urbana is located in east-central Illinois and is 2.5 hours from Chicago, 2 hours from Indianapolis, and 3 hours from St. Louis.
A DVM (or equivalent) degree will be required for application. Participants must be a citizen of the US, Canada, Mexico, US permanent resident (i.e. holding a “green card”), or other foreign national with employment authorization from US Citizenship and Immigration Services valid for and during the program’s period of proposed training without our provision of assistance, support or sponsorship in obtaining employment authorization.
Application materials required are: letter of intent, including career goals, all transcripts, CV, GRE score, TOEFL score (if applicable) and three letters of reference. Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Leyi Wang firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants must submit all materials by May 31, 2023 to receive full consideration. Candidates may be interviewed prior to the closing date, but no offers will be provided before May 31, 2023. For further information, please contact Dr. Leyi Wang email@example.com, Dr. Chien-Che Hung firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dr. Carol Maddox email@example.com.
Upon acceptance to the combined residency/graduate program, applicants will be then asked to complete an Illinois Graduate College Application.
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