Program: 3-year Residency Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dates: July 10, 2017 – July 12, 2020
Deadlines: Applications are due February 20,2017 or until the position is filled.
The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences is offering a 3-year residency in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. The program is structured according to the guidelines defined by the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. The 3-year certificate program is primarily devoted to in-hospital service.
Clinical skills and judgment will be built through clinical experience, teaching of professional students, and participation in clinical and didactic rounds and seminars. Completion of a research project is required. It is the intent of the program to provide a broad foundation for a future career in academic sports medicine and rehabilitation or specialized practice.
Duties will consist of clinical assignments including clinical case responsibility, participation in the teaching of clinics to 3rd and 4th year veterinary students, a limited number of didactic lectures and participation in laboratory and continuing education courses. Responsibilities will include night and weekend duty in the hospital. Salary for this position is $33,500 annually and includes a generous benefits package including health, dental and vision insurances, as well and life and disability insurances.
- Curriculum Vita - including class rank in veterinary school
- Transcripts and Grade Point Average - from all post-secondary institutions attended
- Three Letters of Reference - Letters should be submitted electronically to email@example.com by the persons writing the letter. Letters should not be forwarded by the applicant.
- Letter of Intent - a personal statement describing background, reasons for applying to the residency and career goals
An elaborate benefit package is provided to each resident. This employer-paid package includes a multitude of coverage’s including; medical, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability, pet, legal, cancer, long term disability, and accident (out of pocket) insurance. With most of the plans, there is also the option to include family members on the coverage at no extra cost to the Resident. If a resident suffers a work related injury, the resident is generally covered under the workers' compensation program of the University provided the resident complies with the requirements of the worker's compensation program. The resident will receive 15 annual leave days each year.
Please submit all application materials electronically to Glen Mapes: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prior to submitting any application materials electronically, please black out your social security number.
If you have any program questions, please contact Dr. Alison Morton (email@example.com).
International Candidates: Offers will be contingent upon obtaining approved work authorization (visa) that will allow you to report to University of Florida Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences for the beginning of your program no later than July 10, 2017.
Following review of applications, selected applicants may be contacted for a personal or telephone interview.