RESIDENCY/MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN COMPARATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY AT KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY

Kansas State University Department of Clinical Sciences is accepting applications from qualified individuals for a combined three-year clinical residency with a Master of Science (Veterinary Biomedical Science in Clinical Science) degree beginning July 17, 2017, with the goal of preparing the resident for successful completion of the American Board of Veterinary Ophthalmologists’ certification examination and pursuit of an academic or private practice career. The program is supported by two ACVO diplomates, and emphasis is placed on mentorship and the development of aptitude in clinical service and research endeavors. Please refer to http://www.vet.k-state.edu/vhc/about/intern-resident/residencies/ophthalmology-residency.html for a more detailed description of the program.

Program: 3-year combined Ophthalmology Residency and Graduate Studies Program (MS Degree)

Dates: July 17, 2017 - July 16, 2020

Salary: $33,324

Deadlines: Applications are due 8pm EST November 11, 2016

Residency Positions Offered 12pm EST January 16, 2017

*Deadlines and offering dates will be in accordance with the ORCA Residency guidelines.

Submission Requirements: all materials should be submitted electronically to kcarlgre@vet.k-state.edu.

1. Curriculum Vita (including class rank in veterinary school).

2. Official transcripts and grade point average from all post-secondary institutions (veterinary schools) attended.

3. Official transcripts and grade point average from all undergraduate institutions attended.

4. Three Letters of Reference - Letters should be submitted electronically to kcarlgre@vet.k-state.edu by the individuals writing the letters, not forwarded by the applicant.

5. Letter of Intent - A personal statement describing background, reasons for applying to the residency and career goals must be submitted to kcarlgre@vet.k-state.edu.

Graduate School: Applicants must meet admission requirements for Kansas State University Graduate School, including a required = 3.0 GPA from all undergraduate institutions attended (not including veterinary school), Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores and percentiles, and where applicable a written TOEFL score of 550 (79 if internet based). See http://www.vet.k-state.edu/education/graduate/ms-biomedical-sciences/emphasis-cs.html and the Graduate School Handbook Chapter 1B http://www.k-state.edu/grad/graduate-handbook/chapter1.html for more information.

The successful applicant must apply for a Kansas Veterinary Institutional License, paid for by Kansas State. The jurisprudence examination is a requirement for a Kansas Veterinary License.

Kansas State University employs only citizens of the US, Canada and Mexico, nationals of the US, and aliens authorized to work in the US at the time of application. At this time, we regret that we cannot accept applicants outside these countries.

Successful applicants must be physically present for orientation on the first day of the program.

Program Description may be found at:
http://www.vet.k-state.edu/vhc/about/intern-resident/residencies/ophthalmology-residency.html

Please submit all application materials electronically to: kcarlgre@vet.k-state.edu.

Address:

Katherine Carlgren
Veterinary Health Center
Kansas State University
A-106 Mosier Hall
1800 Denison Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66506-5700
785-532-4301 Phone
785-532-4309 Fax
kcarlgre@vet.k-state.edu


ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION FOR ALL DOCUMENTS IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED SUBMIT TO:
kcarlgre@vet.k-state.edu

Following review of applications, selected applicants will be invited for in-person interviews.

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.