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Surgical Oncology Fellowship - Animal Cancer Center, Colorado State University


   The Flint Animal Cancer Center and the Clinical Oncology Service at Colorado State University are offering an ACVS Fellowships in Surgical Oncology (  The training program is designed for veterinarians who have completed a 3-year ACVS approved residency in small animal surgery.  The 54-week appointment will consist of 42 weeks of clinic duties, with up to 8 weeks off to study for ACVS boards and 2-4 weeks for out rotations in areas of surgical oncology.  The 35,000 square foot Flint Animal Cancer Center (FACC) is a research and cancer affinity facility immediately adjacent to the Veterinary Medical Center which houses oncology personnel and operations.  Research within the FACC includes:  limb sparing, cortical allografts, bone morphogenesis, osteogenesis, stem cell research, infection, tumor markers, drug delivery systems, preclinical drug testing, pharmacology, gene therapy, oncogenesis, radiation therapy, pathology and clinical oncology research.  The robust Clinical Oncology Service contributes to over 25% of the small animal veterinary teaching hospital caseload annually providing for ample training opportunity, and now operates in a brand new spacious state-of-the-art clinical space.


     The salary will be $55,000 per fellow and the appointment is for 54-weeks.  Additional non-salary support is provided to ensure trainees’ success including coverage for ACVS fellowship fees, conference travel, and or long-distance out-rotations.  The proposed starting date is on or about July 15, 2017.  Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae or resume, and three names of references to:  References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.  

   Applications must be received by February 1, 2017 to receive full consideration.  Compliance with Colorado State University rules of employment, the successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by the expected start date.  Support of an H1B visa is also possible for the right candidate.   

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Surgical Oncology Fellowship - University of Florida


POSITION:   A one-year postdoctoral fellowship in surgical oncology is being offered at the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital.  Training with ACVS Founding Fellows of Surgical Oncology, the appointment is a clinical fellowship and will include ample time to study for ACVS/ECVS boards or for other academic opportunities if already board-certified and also includes 2 weeks of vacation. The salary is $43,000 per year. The proposed starting date is July 12th-Aug 1st, 2015 and is negotiable.

REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants must have completed a 3-year residency (or equivalent) in small animal surgery.

AREAS OF CURRENT CLINICAL AND BENCHTOP RESEARCH:  Limb sparing surgery, microwave ablation, stereotactic radiosurgery, soft tissue sarcomas, urogenital tumors, endocrine neoplasia, radiation models of canine and feline cancer, vaccine development and experimental therapeutics. 

The UF Small Animal Hospital is a beautiful new 100,000 square foot facility opened in November 2010 featuring MRI, CT, twelve spacious O.R.s (two of which are dedicated to Surgical Oncology), C-arm fluoroscopy, portable radiography, state of the art laparoscopy/arthroscopy, a linear accelerator with cone beam CT and a new interventional radiology catheter lab.

The University of Florida is a classic large land grant institution with a student population of 42,000. 

The College of Veterinary Medicine is a part of the University of Florida's Health Science Center which contains one of the largest and most well‑respected medical centers in the Southeastern United States.  Opportunities for collaborative research with the Health Science Center and other campus colleges are essentially limitless.  North Central Florida has world famous natural springs, beautiful rivers and beaches.  The University of Florida is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/educator.

Interested individuals should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, and three letters of recommendation to Fellowship Director, Sarah Boston, DVM, DVSc, DACVS, ACVS Founding Fellow of Surgical Oncology at:


2015 SW 16th Ave, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences,

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610-0126

Telephone:  352-392-2235, FAX:  352-392-6125

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 *Applications submitted by February 1, 2017 will be given highest consideration.












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