Residency in Population Medicine at Mississippi State…

Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine, is soliciting applications for a 3-year residency in Population Medicine. This 3 year residency is an excellent opportunity for someone wishing to transition into an academic or industry position, while sharing their knowledge with some very talented students.  The 3 year residency offers a lot of latitude in the direction one might take to earn a Master’s degree and board certification in preventive medicine.

The 3-year residency will consist of didactic and clinical training designed to achieve specialty certification by the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine.  Residents are expected to teach in the professional curriculum, participate in applied population medicine research, lead and publish the results of research projects, conduct field disease outbreak investigations, and participate in extension outreach activities. In particular, the resident will contribute to teaching in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s 3rd year clinical rotation in population medicine.  Along with a mentor, the resident will conduct applied research and clinical activities to improve the health and well-being of Mississippi’s many animal populations, including animal shelters, cow-calf farms, cattle stocker operations, swine farms, catfish and other aquaculture production systems, poultry farms and wildlife.  It is expected that the resident pursue and complete a Master’s degree.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree from an AVMA-accredited college of veterinary medicine. Veterinary practice experience is desirable, but not required.

All applicants must apply online at Please submit a cover letter and resume. Qualified applicants are invited to submit letter of application, resume and 3 references to Dr. David Smith, P.O. Box 6100, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Selected candidate will be expected to supply official transcripts of all degrees at time of hire. The complete position description can be found at : Or go to: and search for PARF# 498139.

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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