Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine Resident
University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine
February 21, 2018
St. Paul, Minnesota
30000.00 - 40000.00
Type & Experience Level:
Part Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine is hiring for an incoming cohort of veterinary public health residents. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Positions will start July 1, 2018. Apply online using the link provided below.
respond to new and emerging issues and the deliver public practice services in the areas of animal health and food safety
collaborate with veterinary public health faculty in teaching the veterinary public health curriculum
participate in applied research activities in areas such as:
epidemiologic investigation of food safety issues and zoonotic pathogens
other duties as assigned
Residents work on a variety of projects simultaneously and through experiential activities gain broad exposure to veterinary public health.
Domestic and/or international travel is required.
The University of Minnesota Center for Animal Health and Food Safety is hiring a new cohort of three Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine Residents, annually renewable, non-tenure track positions at the rank of Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine Resident.starting July 1, 2018.
Cohort duration is two years.
The position offers post-DVM training in veterinary public health as well as the opportunity to complete the MPH degree through the Executive Program in Public Health Practice (EPPHP). Degree-seeking residents spend approximately 75% of time on projects and 25% on the MPH degree. Candidates who do not already have the MPH or MS degree must apply for admission to the EPPHP program; residency employment will be contingent on MPH program admission.
Individuals attain credentials that meet American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) Board exam application requirements.
must have at least one year of experience in private practice, corporate, or government setting in one of the following areas:
wildlife or domestic animal preventive medicine
infectious disease diagnosis and treatment
food animal production
food safety harvesting or processing
public health infectious disease surveillance/outbreak investigation
excellent oral/written/aural communication ability in English
MPH or MS degree completed prior to hire
two or more years of relevant experience, as described above
knowledge of a second language is preferred
developed leadership and interpersonal skills
demonstrated ability to work in team-driven environments
exceptional time management skills
refined project management experience
wide variety of software skills (MS Office package, R, etc.)
Additional Salary Information: Candidates without the MPH, MS or PhD degree will be paid for 30 hours/week and pursue the MPH while in the program, earning $30,000 annually. Tuition benefits are also available to degree-seeking residents.
Candidates already in possession of the MPH, MS, or PhD will work 40 hours/week and earn $40,000 annually. Tuition benefits are not available for full time residents.
Internal Number: 322259
About University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine
The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) plays a key role in protecting people from animal diseases and food-borne illnesses. Since its inception in 2001, CAHFS has responded to emerging animal health, public health, and food safety issues by partnering with local, national and international stakeholders to improve food safety and public health. High quality work that is based on interdisciplinary engagement and responsiveness to the issues at hand are the hallmark of CAHFS.