Residency/PhD Training in Clinical and Diagnostic Microbiology.

Washington State University offers combined clinical microbiology residency and PhD training positions for DVMs. This combined program emphasizes an integrated approach toward PhD/residency training and encourages a close interaction among residents, microbiology and pathology faculty. The microbiology residency is offered within a fully accredited diagnostic laboratory (http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/depts_waddl/) that is also a member of multiple national animal health laboratory networks targeting surveillance for foreign animal diseases, public health/zoonotic diseases, and food/feed borne diseases. (http://vmp.vetmed.wsu.edu/graduate-programs/combined-programs-phd/microbiology). Microbiology training is interdisciplinary and includes training in contemporary bacteriology, mycology, virology, serology, and molecular diagnostics. The PhD program emphasizes infectious diseases research, including diagnosis and control of emerging diseases, pathogenesis, and host defense mechanisms. Faculty are internationally recognized (http://vmp.vetmed.wsu.edu/people/faculty) and experienced in mentoring trainees in state-of-the-art laboratories funded by NIH, USDA, FDA, Grayson Foundation and The Morris Animal Foundation. Trainees are eligible for ACVM-certification and are highly recruited for positions in academia and government laboratories. Preference will be given to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Application should include veterinary college transcripts, curriculum vitae, a statement of professional goals and three letters of reference. Send applications to: Dr. Claire Miller, Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Washington State University, PO Box 647040, Pullman, WA 99164-7040; email: cbm@vetmed.wsu.edu.

Washington State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer. Protected group members are encouraged to apply.