We're hiring! Seeking 2 veterinary public health residents
The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine is hiring for an incoming cohort of veterinary public health residents. Applications for the 2 open positions will be accepted until positions are filled. Positions will start July 1, 2019. Apply online using the link provided below.
- candidate must have a DVM (or foreign equivalent)
- 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
- Candidates must possess a valid US driver's license, or obtain one within the first six months of the residency
- Candidates must qualify for admission to the Executive MPH program offered through the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health
- Two or more years of relevant experience, as described above
- Excellent oral/written/aural communication ability
- 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, SAS, etc)
- 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:
- disease surveillance
- risk analysis
- 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.
Residents spend approximately 75% of time on projects and 25% on the MPH degree
Domestic and/or international travel is required.
Cohort duration is two years.
Apply via the U of M Office of Human Resources website and search for job number 328514.