Graduate Student Positions

1. MSc or PhD Candidate Veterinary Clinical Communication – Small Animal

The Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario is seeking applicants interested in studying veterinary clinical communication with a focus on veterinarian-client interactions in small-companionanimal practice, for a MSc or PhD candidate position in population medicine. The successful candidate will receive graduate level training in veterinary epidemiology and will undertake a graduate research project in the area of veterinary clinical communication with a focus on veterinarian-client interactions in small-companionanimal practice. This experience will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to develop a sound background in the principles and methods of epidemiological research including quantitative and qualitative methods, to broaden their own written and oral communication skills, and to be at the forefront of research into veterinary clinical communication. This unique opportunity will provide graduates of this program with significant career opportunities in industry, academia or research. Deadline for statements of interest is February 18th, 2019 or until filled. Preferred start date: September 2019. Applicants must successfully acquire stipend funding for their program (http://www.ovc.uoguelph.ca/research/en/researchtrainingopportunities/Gra...)
and meet the academic standards for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Guelph. Applicants with experience in veterinary practice will be preferred. A strong background in psychology or biological sciences, as well as basic statistics will be an asset.

For further information or to submit a statement of interest including a full curriculum vitae (CV), please contact:
Dr. Jason Coe Associate Professor
Department of Population Medicine
University of Guelph Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
Email: jcoe@uoguelph.ca

Additional information concerning graduate studies in the Department of Population Medicine is available at: https://www.uoguelph.ca/graduatestudies/progra
 

 

2. Thesis based MSc Candidate  -   Population Medicine

The Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario is seeking applicants interested in a MSc candidate position in population medicine to study the utility of workshops for veterinarians and producers centered around delivering effective pain control for disbudding dairy calves.
The successful candidate will receive graduate level training in veterinary epidemiology and will undertake a graduate research project focused on evaluating the efficacy of workshops for dairy producers and veterinarians to promote the use of pain control for disbudding. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop a sound background in the principles and methods of quantitative and qualitative epidemiologic research, including conducting focus groups, and to broaden their own written and oral communication skills. Graduates of this program have career opportunities in industry, academia, or research.
Deadline to submit material to Dr. Charlotte Winder is March 30th 2019, or until the position is filled.
Start date: September 1, 2019
Successful candidates would be required to apply for stipend support for their program (the current competition will be posted here when it becomes available). Applicants must meet the academic standards for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Guelph. A strong background in animal or biological sciences, as well as basic statistics will be an asset. An interest in qualitative epidemiologic methods and experience in food animal agriculture is preferred. Skills such as being detail-oriented and organized are necessary for success in this program.

To apply, please initially submit a statement of interest in the project, an unofficial transcript, a full curriculum vitae (CV), and two academic references to:
Dr. Charlotte Winder
Assistant Professor
Department of Population Medicine
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1G 2W1
Email: winderc@uoguelph.ca

Additional information concerning graduate studies in the Department of Population Medicine is available at: https://www.uoguelph.ca/graduatestudies/programs/popmed

 

 

3. Thesis based MSc Candidate - Population Medicine

The Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario is seeking applicants interested in a MSc candidate position in population medicine to examine predictors of positive outcomes of down (non-ambulatory) dairy cattle.
The successful candidate will receive graduate level training in veterinary epidemiology and will undertake a graduate research project focused on determining predictors of positive outcomes for down dairy cattle through knowledge synthesis and conjoint analysis. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop a sound background in the principles and methods of quantitative epidemiologic research and to broaden their own written and oral communication skills. Graduates of this program have career opportunities in industry, academia, or research.
Deadline to submit material to Dr. Charlotte Winder is March 30th 2019, or until the position is filled.
Start date: September 1, 2019
Successful candidates would be required to apply for stipend support for their program (the current competition will be posted here when it becomes available). Applicants must meet the academic standards for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Guelph. A strong background in animal or biological sciences, as well as basic statistics will be an asset. An interest in qualitative epidemiologic methods and experience in food animal agriculture is preferred. Skills such as being detail-oriented and organized are necessary for success in this program.

To apply, please initially submit a statement of interest in the project, an unofficial transcript, a full curriculum vitae (CV), and two academic references to:
Dr. Charlotte Winder
Assistant Professor
Department of Population Medicine
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1G 2W1
Email: winderc@uoguelph.ca

Additional information concerning graduate studies in the Department of Population Medicine is available at: https://www.uoguelph.ca/graduatestudies/programs/popmed

 

 

4. Thesis based MSc Candidate - Population Medicine

The Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario is seeking applicants interested in a MSc candidate position in population medicine to study the effects of differing nutritional planes on the inflammatory responses of calves subject to cautery disbudding.
The successful candidate will receive graduate level training in veterinary epidemiology and will undertake a graduate research project which will conduct a clinical trial in order to determine the effects of nutritional plane on inflammatory response in calves subject to cautery disbudding. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop a sound background in the principles and methods of quantitative epidemiologic research and to broaden their own written and oral communication skills. Graduates of this program have career opportunities in industry, academia, or research.
Deadline to submit material to Dr. Charlotte Winder is March 30th 2019, or until the position is filled.
Start date: September 1, 2019
Successful candidates would be required to apply for stipend support for their program (the current competition will be posted here when it becomes available). Applicants must meet the academic standards for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Guelph. A strong background in animal or biological sciences, as well as basic statistics will be an asset. An interest in qualitative epidemiologic methods and experience in food animal agriculture is preferred. Skills such as being detail-oriented and organized are necessary for success in this program.

To apply, please initially submit a statement of interest in the project, an unofficial transcript, a full curriculum vitae (CV), and two academic references to:
Dr. Charlotte Winder
Assistant Professor
Department of Population Medicine
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1G 2W1
Email: winderc@uoguelph.ca

Additional information concerning graduate studies in the Department of Population Medicine is available at: https://www.uoguelph.ca/graduatestudies/programs/popmed

 

 

 

 

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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 x52133."

Additional information concerning graduate studies in the Department of Population
Medicine is available at: https://www.uoguelph.ca/graduatestudies/programs/popmed