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"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, members of the LGBTQA community, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities."

Current DVSc Positions in Pathobiology:

Doctor of Veterinary Science (DVSc) in Clinical Pathology 

A 3-year (9 semester) training position in Clinical Pathology is available for May 1, 2018 in the Department of Pathobiology at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. The DVSc position is designed for individuals seeking advanced training in Clinical Pathology combined with research experience leading to eligibility for the certifying examination by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. The program is directed by 5 board-certified Clinical Pathologists, and is closely integrated with graduate programs in anatomic pathology, microbiology and immunology, and with the diagnostic services provided by the Animal Health Laboratory to the province of Ontario and beyond. The Clinical Pathology Laboratory serves the Health Sciences Centre at the Ontario Veterinary College as well as non-academic clients. Specimens submitted originate from small, large, exotic and non-domestic animals. Ancillary diagnostic modalities, such as flow cytometry, immunochemistry and molecular testing, are routinely employed. The DVSc degree comprises formal coursework, a research project, qualifying examination and thesis. Funding is for 3 years and dependent on satisfactory annual progress. 

Applicants require a DVM (or equivalent) degree with a strong academic record from an accredited veterinary school, evidence of a commitment to pathobiology and research, eligibility to practice veterinary medicine in Ontario and must meet the academic standards for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Guelph.  Applicants shall submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of career goals, and three letters of reference. Specific questions about the Clinical Pathology program may be directed to Dr. R.D. Wood, Department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph (woodr@uoguelph.ca). 

Applications will be accepted until Nov. 10, 2017 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 about graduate studies should be directed to Ms. Donna Kangas, Graduate Program Assistant, OVC Graduate Program Services, Building 174, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 or by e-mail (pathgrad@uoguelph.ca).  

"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, members of the LGBTQA community, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. If you require accommodation of any kind, please contact Michael Dunstan, Manager, Occupational Health and Wellness, 519-824-4120 x 52133."

Doctor of Veterinary Science in Anatomic Pathology

A DVSc position in Anatomic Pathology is available, beginning in January or May 2018, in the Department of Pathobiology at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. The DVSc program is a 3-year (9 semester) applied doctoral program that leads to eligibility for the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. The program is directed by 8 board-certified Anatomic Pathologists, and is closely integrated with graduate programs in clinical pathology, microbiology and immunology, and with the diagnostic services provided by the Animal Health Laboratory to the province of Ontario and beyond. It combines coursework, participation in necropsy and biopsy service, and an investigative research project that leads to a doctoral thesis. A competitive stipend is awarded annually upon satisfactory progress. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree from an accredited school, a strong academic record, evidence of commitment to pathology, and obtain educational or general licensure with the CVO. Successful completion of the NAVLE or equivalent is normally required. An entrance exam will be required of qualified candidates to assess core knowledge of veterinary pathology.

The deadline for applications is 15 November 2017, or until a suitable applicant is identified. Applications should be completed online at:

https://horizon.ouac.on.ca/webapp/account.d2w/report?ident=ACCOUNT_DSP&merchant_rn=810327&action_id=choose

In addition, applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of career goals, and three letters of reference. Application inquiries should be directed to Mrs. Donna Kangas (Department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph, Guelph Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada; phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 54725, fax 519-824-5930; e-mail pathgrad@uoguelph.ca). Inquiries regarding the DVSc program should be directed to Dr. Brandon Lillie (blillie@uoguelph.ca). Additional information is available at http://ovc.uoguelph.ca/pathobiology/graduate-studies/dvsc

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, members of visible minorities, and women. If you require accommodation of any kind, please contact Michael Dunstan, Manager, Occupational Health and Wellness, 519-824-4120 x 52133.

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