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Thu Nov 29 13:44:35 PST 2007
VETERINARY INTERNSHIP / RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN
AQUATIC ANIMAL MEDICINE AT MYSTIC AQUARIUM
With the assistance of both external and in-house
funding, the Department of Animal Health of Mystic Aquarium, a division
of Sea Research Foundation, is sponsoring a one-year internship/research
opportunity in aquatic animal medicine. Applicants for the internship
should be graduates of an AVMA accredited veterinary college or ECFVG
certified. Preference will be given to applicants with graduate degrees
and/or postgraduate clinical experience in a practice or internship
setting. Entry level familiarity with ultrasound, radiology, and
endoscopy systems is expected. The stipend for the position is expected
to be > $26,000 per annum plus benefits.
The successful applicant will assist the veterinary,
research, and husbandry staffs in the diagnosis and treatment of medical
cases from the Aquarium's extensive collection of invertebrates, fresh
and saltwater fishes, reptiles, amphibians, penguins, seals, sea lions,
and beluga whales. In addition the intern will participate in our
rescue, rehabilitation, and release program for stranded marine mammals
and sea turtles. Collateral opportunities at cooperating area academic,
government, and private industry laboratories are possible and
encouraged. The intern may have an opportunity to develop teaching
skills by his/her involvement in the Aquarium's veterinary externship
program and at informal seminars. The intern will be expected to pursue
one or more clinical or research interests and to prepare the results
for presentation to our staff and at an appropriate professional meeting
as well as for publication in the peer reviewed literature. Past interns
have gone on to acceptance into well-recognized graduate/residency
programs or employment in the field of aquatic, comparative, or
Applicants should submit the following material to:
DR. ALLISON D. TUTTLE
55 COOGAN BLVD.
MYSTIC, CT 06355
1. A current transcript from the veterinary school and
any post baccalaureate program which he/she has attended.
2. Three letters of recommendation from individuals
familiar with the applicant's academic performance and his/her potential
in the clinical and research arenas.
3. A statement reflecting the applicant's goals in the
area of aquatic animal medicine and research.
4. A current curriculum vitae or resume.
Potential applicants who will be in the southern New
England area are encouraged to contact us for a tour of our facilities
and a chance to meet with our staff. All application materials must be
received prior to 01 January 2008. The successful applicant will be
chosen and notified by 10 Jan 2008 and must commit to the position
within 72 hours. The internship period will extend ~ from 1 June 2008
through ~15 June 2009. With prior agreement by both parties an
additional year in the program may be possible. Additional information
may be obtained by calling Dr. Tuttle at 860-572-5955, or by e-mail at
<Atuttle at MYSTICAQUARIUM.ORG>. A general orientation to our facility and
programs can be obtained by viewing our web page
http://www.mysticaquarium.org <http://www.mysticaquarium.org/> . Mystic
Aquarium is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer.
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