Applications are now being accepted for the Veterinary Public Health Residency, an American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM)-Certified Training Program within the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine at The Ohio State University (OSU). The successful applicant will pursue a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in the OSU College of Public Health with a specialization in Veterinary Public Health on a part-time basis over a three-year period. As a part-time Graduate Teaching Assistant, the Resident will provide teaching support for public health-oriented courses in the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine professional DVM and graduate curricula and will contribute to the development and delivery of training material. The expected outcome of this training program is the successful completion of the MPH degree, awarding of a Veterinary Public Health Residency Certificate, and eligibility for the ACVPM Board Certification examination.
The Resident/Graduate Teaching Assistant can expect to gain skills and experience in One Health competency areas, such as infectious disease epidemiology, food protection, environmental health, emergency response and preparedness, multi-disciplinary communication and coordination, and project management.
Successful applicants will have a DVM/VMD degree from an accredited College of Veterinary Medicine and will fulfill the requirements for acceptance into the OSU College of Public Health MPH degree program. Applicants with previous experience in teaching and curriculum/training content development will be given preference. Desirable characteristics of the successful applicant include excellent oral and written communications skills, strong computer skills, demonstrated leadership, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Compensation includes a monthly stipend (subject to applicable payroll deductions) comparable to graduate students at the College of Veterinary Medicine, and tuition costs will be provided for the full duration of the program. This program will begin August 2019 and will be expected to be completed no later than May 15, 2022.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appropriate candidate is identified. Interested individual should electronically submit a letter of application describing their qualifications and professional goals, an updated Curriculum Vita, the most recent college transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Dr. Amanda Berrian (firstname.lastname@example.org), Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University, 1920 Coffey Road, Columbus OH 43210, (614) 292-0796.