Master of Specialized Veterinary Medicine in Swine Health and Production Medicine

The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), North Carolina State University, is offering an opportunity for professional development: a nonthesis Master of Specialized Veterinary Medicine (MSpVM) in Swine Health and Production Medicine. The program will increase the skills and capabilities of individuals and improve their opportunities within the pork industry. Exposure to swine medicine and production will be accomplished through direct interaction with faculty and swine veterinarians/producers, independent clinical experiences, teaching, and applied research. Successful completion of graduate level courses is a requirement of the program. Considerable flexibility in course selection will give the MSpVM student the opportunity to personalize the program.

Applicants must submit (1) application form, (2) letter of intent, (3) transcripts of university and veterinary college performance, (4) curriculum vitae, and (5) three letters of recommendation by March 31, 2000 to be eligible for the beginning date of July 1, 2000. For further information and application materials contact Ms. Cindy DeLuca, Director of Student Services, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27606 (Phone 919-513-6448; Fax 919-513-6452, e-mail

North Carolina State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. If you have special needs as addressed by the American Disabilities Act and need assistance with any portion of the application process, please notify us at the above address or telephone number as soon as possible.

Staff Veterinarian

Cargill Pork, a business unit of Cargill Inc, the premier leader in agribusiness, is seeking qualified candidates for Staff Veterinarian.

Position requirements include a DVM degree from an accredited school, and experience within the pork industry is preferred. Positions available in Arkansas and Missouri.

We provide an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, pension, and 401(k) plans. For consideration, please mail your resume to:

Cargill Pork
Attn: Barb McCullough
PO Box 699
Russellville, Arkansas 72811


Equal Opportunity Employer

Extension Veterinarian

Department of Veterinary Science and Microbiology, The University of Arizona is seeking an individual for an academic career-track position. The successful candidate will provide outreach to veterinarians, animal owners, and food-quality-conscious consumers. Candidates must be dedicated to acquiring technical information and transmitting the information in a useful form to Arizona citizens and individuals in the southwestern U.S. A team approach will be expected of the incumbent, with input from veterinarians and scientists with expertise in microbiology, pathology, toxicology, parasitology, and clinical medicine. The Arizona Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory will be the incumbent's primary base of operation and interaction and he/she will work closely with the AVDL faculty and staff. The DVM degree (or equivalent) is required and the Ph.D. degree is desirable. The successful candidate will have excellent written and interpersonal communication skills plus an interest in applied research. The position is available July 1, 2000. Additional information on the department and its programs is available at: Submit a curriculum vitae, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail of four references, and a statement of qualifications, accomplishments, and long term goals to Dr. Lynn A. Joens, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Veterinary Science and Microbiology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721. Review of applications will begin March 31, 2000: applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA employer-M/W/D/V.

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