The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM) at Virginia Tech has an immediate available post-DVM graduate training position leading to a PhD degree to start in the Fall semester 2020. This position is funded by the National Institutes of Health as a part of T32 graduate training program on “Animal Model Research for Veterinarians” (AMRV). The AMRV program is designed to train veterinarians to become world-class biomedical scientists in the areas of animal models of immunology and inflammation, infectious diseases, and neuroscience. Faculty mentors participating in this NIH training program are conducting cutting-edge research in the areas of animal models of human diseases. The post-DVM trainees will enroll into a PhD graduate program in Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences at Virginia Tech. Upon completion of the program, the trainees are expected to launch an independent biomedical research career and assume a leadership role related to the nation’s biomedical research agenda in academia, government and industry. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen with an earned DVM degree. Full stipend and tuition support. Please visit the AMRV training program website for further information on how to apply [https://www.vetmed.vt.edu/research/amrv.asp]. Additional questions regarding the program can be addressed to Dr. Jessica Crawford <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
All T32 AMRV post-DVM trainees are required to enter a Ph.D. graduate program.
Prospective trainees should complete an application for graduate admission to the Biomedical and Veterinary Science (BMVS) graduate program through the Virginia Tech Graduate School online application system. Please explicitly indicate that you are applying for the "NIH T32 Post-DVM Training Program" on your application.
Please contact email@example.com if you have any questions regarding the application process or the T32 training program.
About Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM) at Virginia Tech
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