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University of Minnesota - The Raptor Center
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1920 Fitch Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108
Primary Contact Email, Phone
Number of Positions Available
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Application should include
Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover letter/Letter of Intent, References
Candidates must possess a DVM, VMD, or equivalent degree and be accepted to the Master of Public Health/Executive Program in Public Health Practice at the University of Minnesota within the first year. Applicants should be graduates of AVMA-accredited colleges and passed the NAVLE test to be eligible to secure a Minnesota veterinary license. An acceptable TOEFFL score is required for applicants for whom English is not a first language. Applicants should have good oral and written communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with training and experience in ecosystem health, conservation biology, wildlife management, or related disciplines, and a career interest in avian conservation, wildlife epidemiology, or toxicology. Applicants must be eligible to secure a Minnesota veterinary license.
Accept International Applicants
Receives benefits as defined for the Veterinary Resident and in keeping with meeting any specified eligibility requirements
Length of Commitment/Start Date
The first year will focus primarily on clinical training. Concurrent with an avian medicine and surgery training program, residents manage cases under the supervision of faculty and assist with all aspects of clinical medicine and surgery including on-call duty. In addition, residents will: • assist in teaching and supervising interns and senior veterinary students; • participate in research projects, public education programs, sponsored events, and field work on endangered species; and, • interact with other faculty and graduate students in the Colleges of Veterinary Medicine, Public Health, and other allied University of Minnesota units. Upon successful completion/review of the first year, the second year focus will be on a combination of clinical/teaching responsibilities and academic classes. All required classes for the MPH Executive Program are offered online; electives are generally offered in a traditional format. In addition, residents will: • Identify possible Master’s Projects; • investigate collaborative opportunities for Field Experience; and, • apply for appropriate grants for additional support. Upon successful completion/review of the second year, the third year focus will be on a combination of the resident’s Master’s Project and Field Experience, academic classes, academics and clinical/teaching responsibilities.
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Anneke Moresco spent the last year doing post doctoral work at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in the Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW). Anneke and colleagues participated in a conservation and reproduction project for the black-footed cat in South Africa. See the spotlight HERE. Photo credit Dr. Alex Sliwa (curator at the Cologne zoo)