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Training Center Posting

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Pathology Fellowship
Wildlife Conservation Society
Bronx, NY
February 28, 2011

The Department of Pathology and Disease Investigation at the Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, NY, announces the availability of one, full-time, 1 year (potential for 2nd year extension), Fellowship position in Zoo Animal and Wildlife Veterinary Anatomic Pathology. Minimum qualifications include a DVM or equivalent degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary college, completion of an anatomic veterinary residency training program, and ACVP or equivalent board certification or eligibility. Preference will be given to individuals with prior experience in zoo animal pathology who are Diplomates of the ACVP, or equivalent. Primary responsibilities will emphasize gross and microscopic diagnoses of case material originating from the zoo’s collection, which includes the Bronx, Central Park, Prospect Park, and Queens Zoos and The New York Aquarium. The department also performs histology for free-ranging wildlife through its involvement with the society’s international conservation research projects and the Field Veterinary Program. The fellow will interact daily with curatorial and health center staff, the latter of which includes 3 Diplomates of the ACVP and 4 Diplomates of the ACZM. Opportunities exist to conduct independent or collaborative projects on wildlife diseases in a wide variety of species. The department participates in the AFIP Wednesday Glass Slide Conference Seminar Series and a bimonthly continuing education pathology conference with local veterinary pathologists from several disciplines. Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, 401K and 15 vacation days. Applications will be accepted until March 15, 2011 or until the position is filled.  The anticipated start date is July 1, 2011.  Applicants should submit a letter of intent including prior pathology experience, career goals and the names of 3 professional references as well as a curriculum vitae. Please visit http://www.wcs.org/about-us/careers/nyc-full-time.aspx for a complete job description and instructions on how to apply online. EOE.

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