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Kansas State University

Veterinary Beef Production Medicine Graduate Student Positions

 

The Farm Animal Section of the Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University is seeking applicants for graduate student positions in beef production medicine. The production medicine group is focused on addressing infectious and metabolic disease, production efficiency, and emerging issues of cow-calf, stocker, and feedlot production. Students will be able to focus their training within a wide range of interests within the beef industry and participate in a variety of learning experiences.

Successful candidates will be required to register with the graduate school for either a Master’s degree or PhD. Training will include formal didactic coursework and practical training experiences. Opportunities to become involved in teaching will also be available. Students will be involved with ongoing research projects within the beef production medicine group, and will also be required to undertake an independent hypothesis-driven research project.

Kansas State University offers competitive salaries, commensurate with experience. A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree, or equivalent, is required. Preference will be given to veterinarians with practice experience and an interest in food animal production.

Requests for further information should be directed to Bob Larson (rlarson@vet.ksu.edu ; 785-532-4257) or Brad White (bwhite@vet.ksu.edu ; 785-532-4243). To apply submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three professional references to either: Dr. Bob Larson, Dr. Brad White, or Dr. Dan Thomson Department of Clinical Sciences, Kansas State University, 111B Mosier Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506.