Responding to new and emerging issues and the delivery of public practice services in the areas of Animal Health and Food Safety. Collaborate with Veterinary Public Health (VPH) faculty in teaching VPH curriculum. Participate in applied research activities in the areas of disease surveillance, risk analysis, public policy, health education and epidemiologic investigation of important food safety and zoonotic pathogens. Residents work on a variety of projects and through experiential activities gain a broad range of experiences in public health. Residents spend approximately 75% of time on projects, with 25% time reserved for MPH courses and training. Occasional travel for meetings and conferences is required.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (must be documented on application/resume):
The candidate must have a DVM degree (or equivalent foreign degree) by start date, plus at least one year of experience in either a private practice, corporate, or government setting in one of the following areas: wildlife or domestic animal preventive medicine; infectious disease diagnosis and treatment; food animal production, food safety, harvesting or processing; public health infectious disease surveillance and outbreak investigation.
In addition candidates must possess a valid US driver’s license, or obtain license within first six months of residency.
If candidates do not already have graduate degree in public health they must also have academic qualifications for admission to the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.
MPH degree completed prior to hire. Two or more years of relevant experience as described above in either a private practice, corporate, or government setting. Excellent oral/written communication, leadership and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work in teams, strong time management skills, and a high level of experience with a variety of computer software programs.
Internal Number: 336111
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