Are you a veterinary student interested in participating in jaguar and puma captures in Panama this summer? Click here for more details!
The 2018 International Symposium on Pangolin Care and Conservation will convene experts in Asian and African Species of Pangolin to explore the value of integrative research to save Pangolin species. We welcome individuals who have directly cared for, studied, or are active in pangolin conservation programs. We also welcome experts who are directly involved in pangolin policy at a national, regional, or international level.
The symposium takes place at the Brookfield Zoo just outside of Chicago, IL, from August 22-25, 2018. For more details, visit https://www.czs.org/pangolins.
Utah State University is recruiting two master’s degree students to study movement and demographic issues surrounding bighorn sheep pneumonia in the Western United States. The positions are slated to begin in August 2018. Click here for more details…
Cindy Driscoll, D.V.M. was recently recognized as the 2017 Outstanding Wildlife Professional of the Year by The Wildlife Society’s Maryland-Delaware Chapter. Please join us in congratulating her on this well-deserved achievement!
The Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH) at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine is now offering a web-based course, Animal Disease Emergencies: Understanding the Response. The cost for the course is $100. To find out more and to register, visit http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/ADE-Course/.
For eligibility qualifications and the application process, please see the following PDF. Deadline is May 1, 2018.
The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Global Health Program (GHP) and Mpala Research Centre (MRC) are offering an opportunity for a Veterinary Fellow to conduct independent research and participate in ongoing field programs in Kenya, as well as to develop novel projects. This is a full-time, 2-year appointment. The fellow will be based at Mpala Research Centre (MRC) in Laikipia, Kenya. Preferred start date is May 2018. Click here for more details…
Interested in working on wildlife health issues in Alaska or Saskatchewan? See the Career page for more details…
The Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation offers a range of professional and graduate training courses that would be directly relevant to wildlife veterinarians at many career levels. For example, in 2018 we are offering a Non-Invasive Techniques in Wildlife Endocrinology course, as well as a Practical Zoo Nutrition Management course that covers nutritional guidelines for a huge range of taxa. Click here for more information.
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