Wildlife Disease Association


Education & Training

Photo Credit: Karin Lemberger, Southern fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella


Education & Training Opportunities

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Postdoctoral Researcher - Epidemiological models at the human-deer interface: Twin Cities Campus, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota. Apply as soon as possible.

Postdoctoral Research Scientist – Coldwater stream conservation decisions: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Refuge, Laurel, Maryland/ SO Conte Anadromous Fish Research Laboratory, Turners Falls Massachusetts. Apply as soon as possible.

Postdoctoral Associate: Disease Investigations group, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance. San Diego, CA, USA. Applications close March 7, 2024.

MSc - Thesis based: University of Alberta. The MSc project is part of a collaborative project that will focus on management options for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Alberta. Apply as soon as possible.

ACZM Residency in Zoological and Wildlife Health Management: The University of Illinois, Forest Preserves of Cook County, and Chicago Zoological Society. Illinois, USA. Applications close March 1, 2024.

Wildlife Health Field Training Program 2024Los Amigos Biological Station, Peru, May 26, June 16, July 7. Applications close March 31, 2024.

Postdoctoral fellowship - Early Detection & Response to Wildlife DiseaseEarthRanger Health: Smithsonian Global Health Program, Kenya, Africa.




PhD Opportunity "Impacts of disease (chytridiomycosis) and environmental contaminants on wildlife conservation (amphibians)":  Griffith University, Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.  Rolling applications.


MVetSci, PGDip, PGCert, short courses in Conservation Medicine - University of Edinburgh (online): This online programme provides vets with the skills, knowledge and global networks required to be effective practitioners of Conservation Medicine


MSc, PGDip, PGCert, short courses in One Health - University of Edinburgh (online): One Health sits at the interface between human, animal and ecosystem health. This online programme is well suited to working professionals looking to tackle the wide range of transdisciplinary and highly complex health challenges of the 21st century.


Residency positions: The Minnesota Lab Animal Medicine Consortium has open residency positions at both sites: Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.   This 3-year program provides intensive clinical training in common (and some uncommon!) lab animal species by ACLAM-boarded faculty. The program also includes a strong didactic component, paid travel to select professional meetings, and protected time for research and externships. Please email Mayo Clinic:   Dr. Felicia Boynton boynton.felicia@mayo.edu or University of Minnesota: Dr. Whitney McGee mcgee291@umn.edu


MSc Global Wildlife Health and Conservation - University of Bristol (UK). This programme aims to provide the knowledge, skills and practical training needed to work with wildlife, and places particular emphasis on wildlife health and conservation on a global scale.