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Medical Resident Year 1 - Anatomic Pathology

Company: Kansas State University
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Medical Resident Year 1 - Anatomic Pathology

Department: 3670080040 Diagnostic Medicne Pathobiolog

Job no: 514010

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Worksite: On-site requirement

Categories: Veterinary Medicine

Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology ( at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a residency in veterinary anatomic pathology. Two positions are available starting between June 1 and August 1, 2023. We are seeking highly motivated, hard-working, and dependable individuals with a DVM or equivalent degree, a great sense of humor and a keen interest in being a life-long learner, in addition to strong interest and motivation to pursue a career in anatomic veterinary pathology. This is a full-time position with the possibility of annual renewal for up to 3 years based on performance.

Successful candidates will join our team of faculty board certified anatomic veterinary pathologists and current anatomic pathology resident trainees (3) in the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL) and Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology (DMP). Goals of the residency program are to prepare trainees for a career as veterinary anatomic pathologists via a solid understanding of the pathologic basis of disease, and master diagnostic skills including necropsy, biopsy, mail in case management, and we provide opportunities to improve instruction proficiency of 2nd and 4th year DVM students (labs and lectures). Our goal is to prepare you towards successful completion of Phases 1 and 2 of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists certification examination.

Manhattan, Kansas is a vibrant city with a recent and ongoing rejuvenation of its beautiful downtown. It is located within 2 hours of the two larger cities, Kansas City, KS and Wichita, KS. There are ample opportunities for outdoor activities including the Linear Trail, Konza Prairie Preserve of the Flint Hills and the Kansas River as well as several area lakes. In addition, KSU CVM is located next to Biosecurity Research Institute (BSL-4 agriculture infectious disease laboratory), and the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF), a state-of-the-art laboratory facility with BSL-4 biocontainment space for the study of high-consequence infectious diseases of livestock scheduled to open in 2023.

First year residents receive an annual stipend of $37,518 and are eligible for standard university employee health insurance benefits.

Interested candidates should complete an online application ( Application materials include a one-page cover letter, resume, and contact information and letters of reference, from three professional references. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Questions regarding the residency program may be directed to Dr. Brandon Plattner at

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • DVM or Equivalent

    Preferred Requirements:

    • A year or more of post-DVM clinical or diagnostic experience is highly desirable and preferred.

    • Applicants who wish to pursue graduate training (MSc, PhD) following residency training may be given preference during the selection process.

      Other Requirements:

      • This position requires citizenship of the U.S., Canada or Mexico, Nationals of the U.S., or aliens authorized to work in the U.S. at the time of employment. At this time, we regret we cannot accept applicants outside of these countries.

      • International students must demonstrate proficiency in English by earning a satisfactory score on the TOEFL.

        How to Apply:

        Please submit the following documents:

      • Resume

      • Cover letter

      • Contact information for three professional references

        Screening of Applications Begins:

        Screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

        Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:


        Equal Employment Opportunity:

        Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

        Background Screening Statement:

        In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

        Advertised: Nov 02, 2022 Central Daylight Time

        Applications close: Open until filled

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