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Residency Available at St. Louis Zoo


Saint Louis Zoological Park/University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine


Saint Louis Zoo, 1 Government Drive, St. Louis, Missouri 63110

Primary Contact:

Debbie Wolf

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Number of Positions:


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Application Deadline:

October 31, 2011

Application Should Include:

Letter of intent, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of reference, application form

Experience Required:

Minimum 1 year clinical experience or internship

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Length of Commitment/Start Date:

3 year program to start July 1, 2012

Program Description:

The Saint Louis Zoological Park, in cooperation with the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, is offering a 3-year residency program designed to produce specialists in the field of zoological medicine. The resident will assist the Zoo's veterinary staff in all aspects of animal health care and will participate in pathology services. There is time allotted in the program for manuscript preparation (5 required during the program), ACZM board examination preparation (including courses and journal review), and research projects. Reappointment for the second and third years is contingent upon successful completion of the previous year. Salary and benefits are on an equivalent scale to university-based residency programs. The program has been approved by the ACZM. Prerequisites: DVM or equivalent degree and a minimum of 1 year clinical experience or internship. Applications, including a CV, letter of intent, 3 letters of recommendation, and a completed application form, must be received by October 31, 2011. Requests for information and application forms should be directed to Debbie Wolf, Administrative Assistant, Department of Animal Health, Saint Louis Zoo, 1 Government Drive, St. Louis, MO 63110 (

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