Position: Fish Histopathology Training Program (Canada)
|Date Posted:||26 May 2009||<< New Search||Apply >>|
|Application Deadline:||28 June 2009|
|Start Date:||01 October 2009||Salary:||See below Euros per annum|
|Working Hours:||Not indicated|
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|Description:||Please do not submit CV's to PiscesTT Jobs, but respond to employer directly, see details below.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Lands, Canada, are seeking applications for a one year training program in fish histopathology.
Required qualifications: Doctor of veterinary medicine degree, with one year of postgraduate training in anatomic pathology.
Location: The Animal Health Centre is a full-service veterinary diagnostic laboratory certified by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD). Ancillary diagnostic support includes immunohistochemistry, molecular diagnostics including DNA sequencing, PCR test development, and high-resolution digital photomicroscopy.
Duties: Develop diagnostic expertise in fish histopathology through fish submissions to the Animal Health Centre under the supervision of an ACVP pathologist. Develop expertise in writing and digital imaging through "board-quality" descriptions and publication-grade photography of cases from the Centre's Fish Histopathology Study Set. The trainee will be encouraged to pursue an area of interest that might include (1) development of a web-based resource for fish histopathology, or (2) publication of a case report from clinical submissions.
Case material: Diagnostic cases are derived from the largest salmon aquaculture industry in North America, and the Vancouver Aquarium provides a cornucopia of species diversity.
Supervisor: Dr. Gary D. Marty is board-certified in anatomical pathology, with more than 20 years of experience in fish pathology research and diagnostics.
Salary: This contract position provides CDN $40,000 per year plus $1,000 to help defray costs of attending a scientific meeting.
The start date will depend on the availability of the successful applicant, with a goal start date of Oct. 1, 2009.
Applications will be evaluated as received and should include a curriculum vitae, a description of pathology experience, a statement of professional goals, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications or inquiries should be addressed to
PLEASE NOTE: The application deadline is 1st July 2009 or until a qualified applicant is identified.
|Other Requirements:||PLEASE NOTE: The Fish Histopathology training position is open to veterinarians only. Applications from people that are not veterinarians will not be accepted.|