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Ruminant Health Intern

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Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Post Doc
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Time-Limited Appointment Length No
If Yes, Appointment Length
Working Title Ruminant Health Intern
Anticipated Hiring Range $30,000
Position Number 00106077
Work Schedule M-F
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1
Department 196001 - Dept-Population,Health,Pathobi
Department 196001 - Dept-Population,Health,Pathobi
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties

This one-year program will provide training in ruminant health management. The internship will include broad experience in ruminant health management (e.g., dairy and beef production medicine, small ruminant health programs, calf management, mastitis and milk quality, etc.). Individuals who have successfully completed the ruminant internship are currently in positions in general and specialty practice, academia and government.

Other Work/Responsibilities

The Ruminant Health Management Internship provides training with beef and dairy cattle as well as small ruminants and camelids. The internship is offered by the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology (PHP), which serves the diverse populations of ruminant species in North Carolina. PHP, the College of Veterinary Medicine, and North Carolina State University have a strong commitment to animal agriculture.

This one-year program will provide training in ruminant health management. The internship will include broad experience in ruminant health management (e.g., dairy and beef production medicine, small ruminant health programs, calf management, mastitis and milk quality, etc.). Individuals who have successfully completed the ruminant internship are currently in positions in general and specialty practice, academia and government.

The emphasis will be in-clinic and on-the-farm approaches to health management of individual ruminants as well as herds and/or flocks. Interested individuals may work with their advisory committee on the potential to receive additional training in food safety, epidemiology, government practice or with the swine and poultry industries.

Faculty in support of the program include individuals board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (dairy cattle). Additional members of the Department have expertise in residue pharmacology, food safety, epidemiology and government practice, as well as with the swine and poultry industries.

An internship advisor and advisory committee are responsible for the intern’s program and progress. The intern is entitled to twelve days of vacation each year to be taken by arrangement through the advisory committee. Professional liability insurance and personal health insurance are provided.

AA/EOE. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

For additional information, please refer to our website at: http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu

Minimum Experience/Education

Requires DVM or equivalent doctorate (e.g., VMD, BVSc) by an American Veterinary Medical Associate (AVMA) Council on Education accredited program, or by a “Recognized School of Veterinary Medicine” as defined by the AVMA.

Departmental Required Skills

N/A

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

N/A

Required License or Certification

Graduate of accredited veterinary college and working knowledge of ruminant production systems.
A North Carolina veterinary license or faculty certificate is required. Passing the NC Veterinary Medical Board Licensing Examination at the first available offering is a requirement for the position.

Special Instructions
Job Open Date 01/11/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
01/24/2017
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 06/12/2017
AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

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  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents