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ECC Out Of Hours Veterinary Surgeon

Medivet, Thirsk, Yorkshire, UK, United Kingdom

We are seeking an Out of Hours Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly and experienced team at Skeldale Veterinary Centre in Thirsk.

The successful candidate will be responsible for dealing with all out-of-hour care within both the hospital and the surrounding Medivet clinics. Here, you will work alongside a dedicated night nurse, as well as having on-call vets and nurses available should you require additional support during your shift.

As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already be an experienced Night Veterinary Surgeon or have the desire to develop your ECC knowledge and skills. The ideal candidate will have a passion for emergency and critical care and will thrive on working at gold standard in patient and client care. We are seeking someone with at least 2 years small animal veterinary experience, who is comfortable with both routine and emergency procedures. All our practices share the same software, so you will have access to your patients’ history at all times; case continuity guaranteed! 
Sharing our values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you’ll also have great communication skills and a confident, can do approach.

The role offers flexible working, giving you an excellent work life balance that includes working 7 nights on, 14 nights off rota. 

7 nights on – 14 nights off Annualised Package Below:

  • Salary package up to £65,000 depending on experience
  • CPD allowance
  • VDS, RCVS and BVS fees paid
  • 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
  • Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.
  • 100% attendance bonus schemes
  • 1 day 'Pet'ernity Leave

We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 40 miles from your current home address.
We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.

Skills and Experience
You must be a registered Veterinary Surgeon with the RCVS.
You will be confident working sole charge, with the ability to make sound clinical judgement.
Previous night shift experience is desirable but not essential.

The role may suit an ECC Certificate holder or someone who is working towards this - full funding will be given.

The Branch
Skeldale Veterinary Centre is a thriving practice set in North Yorkshire in the market town of Thirsk. Our practice consists of 4 consult rooms, large operating theatre, digital X-ray room, ultrasound, well-equipped prep area and a large waiting area with a dedicated reception team and night nurse team.

This is a busy branch with a large client base where no two days are like the other. The caseload varies from routine consultations to procedures, with emergency and critical care for our own clients as well as clients from surrounding practices. The branch is well equipped already but has recently undergone refurbishment to gain hospital status including construction of a cat ward, a cat friendly waiting area, and a large meeting room for internal CPD and client evenings. We have a large theatre, dedicated imaging suite, a large prep area, a separate dental/treatment area, four generously proportioned consult rooms and an excellently equipped in-house laboratory.

Relationships are what are important to us - both between our colleagues and to our clients and their pets. We are a historic practice with a rich heritage and we honour that by building strong relationships with each other and our clients, while pushing forward with new techniques and management of cases. We encourage growth in all our staff and opportunities for further education and study are available. The team is dynamic, overflowing with enthusiasm and drive which is contagious and makes everyone strive to achieve their best.

North Yorkshire is a beautiful area, with several world heritage sites on our doorstep, as well as national parks, areas of outstanding natural beauty, National Trust, and English Heritage properties. Yorkshire is perfect for adventure, but also for relaxation with an abundance of fine dining, as well as traditional pub grub nearby.

To discuss this role further please email nicola.fowler@medivet.co.uk

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Clinical Instructor

Clinic for Small Animal Surgery, University Of Zurich, Switzerland

The Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, invites applications for a position equivalent to a clinical instructor in Small Animal Surgery. This position has a strong emphasis on patient management, but also teaching and clinical research. The position is available immediately.

Interested candidates are invited to send a letter of intent stating goals and interests, curriculum vitae, the name and contact information of three references to: Dr. Antonio Pozzi, Dept. of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Department for Small Animals Vetsuisse Faculty Zürich Winterthurerstrasse 258c, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland or via email, apozzi@vetclinics.uzh.ch.

Clinic for Small Animal Surgery

Small Animal Surgeon

The Clinic for Small Animal Surgery offers a Clinical instructor (Oberarzt) position available immediately. The position will have a strong emphasis on clinical service, but also teaching and research. Candidates are expected to have an ECVS/ACVS diploma or to be board eligible. The candidate will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic team with five ECVS/ACVS surgeons and is expected to learn German within a period of 2 years. Applicants already speaking German will be preferred.
The Zurich Small Animal Teaching Hospital is a state of the art facility equipped with the most advanced equipment including biplanar fluoroscopy, 3 Tesla MRI, 16 slices CT scan, radiation therapy, minimally invasive equipment to perform laparoscopy, thoracoscopy and arthroscopy at the highest technical standard, force triad and advanced bipolar diathermy among others.
The candidate is expected to lead a clinical service with the support of senior faculties, and to mentor residents, interns, and students. The candidate is also expected to support the emergency clinical service with on-call backup during nights, weekends and holidays.
Zurich is well-known for its quality of life. Living in Zurich offers incredible opportunities for people loving culture as well as outdoor activities thanks to the easy access to lakes, mountains, and forests. The central position of Zurich allows traveling around Europe, exploring diverse cultures, history and art. A competitive salary will be offered based on the credentials of the individual applying to the job.

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Specialist Surgeon

North Downs Specialist Referrals, Bletchingley, Surrey, United Kingdom

North Downs Specialist Referrals
Specialist Small Animal Surgeon

We are looking for an additional Specialist Surgeon to join our team of four surgeons.  Our caseload would allow us to accommodate candidates keen to perform either orthopaedic or soft tissue surgery only or a mixture of both.   Candidates should either be an ECVS, RCVS or ACVS diplomate or eligible to sit these examinations. 

NDSR is one of the leading referral centres in the UK with 33 diplomates in surgery, internal medicine, ophthalmology, oncology, neurology, cardiology, dermatology, dentistry, diagnostic imaging and anaesthesia.  The hospital is purpose built and has state of the art facilities including a 4 theatre sterile suite including fluoroscopy, harmonic scalpel, 4K thoracoscopy/ laparoscopy, wide range of orthopaedic implant systems, BioMedtrix Universal THR, Storz arthroscopy and onsite CT and 1.5T MRI.  

We offer a generous package and remuneration in line with other Specialist-level positions including an annual bonus scheme and relocation package.   We will sponsor visa applications if required.

We are located in the beautiful Surrey Hills with easy access to both Gatwick and Heathrow airports and 20 minutes from central London by train.  For more information on the hospital please visit our website ww.ndsr.co.uk

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Terry Emmerson at  temmerson@ndsr.co.uk or call Terry on 01883 741440 for an informal discussion.

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Equine Surgeon - Scone, Australia

Hunter Equine Centre, Scone, Australia

Hunter Equine Centre have an exciting opportunity for an equine surgeon, keen to establish themselves at our rapidly expanding hospital in Scone, the horse capital of Australia.

Our practice has an excellent, new facility at Scone racetrack with council approved plans for a new surgery building in the new year. Surgeons from our partner practice, Randwick Equine Centre, and a seasonal surgeon currently operate from this facility and have established an excellent caseload. We also have an internal medicine specialist based in the hospital with a great nursing team and newly established internship program. The clinic is well equipped with multiple ultrasound, digital radiography, videoendoscopy and gastroendoscopy units, new arthroscopy equipment and a comprehensive in-house laboratory.

We would like to fill this position with someone who is equally committed to providing the highest standard of care to both our stud and racetrack cliental. Experience in thoroughbred orthopaedics would be considered important, with additional interest in both lameness and soft-tissue surgery desirable to provide both studs and racetrack clients with a comprehensive service. The applicant to should be boarded, or eligible to be boarded, in equine surgery.

Our clients include some excellent and well managed stud farms in the Hunter Valley, with over 1000 mares under our care, and an important yearling sale component. We also service many of the local trainers and pre-trainers in the area and consider ourselves very fortunate to have such friendly and successful clients.

We have a very friendly, young and progressive team, dedicated to providing an excellent service with a strong continuing education, and fun-loving, culture. We also ensure that there is excellent work-life balance and opportunity to travel. We fully acknowledge the dedication and investment required to achieve these skills and will offer a particularly generous package according to experience, with early and attractive investment opportunities available to the right person.

Scone offers really good and affordable lifestyle opportunities with very good schools and local sports for young families, a very large lake nearby for water-sports, and plenty of opportunities come summer to spend time at some of Australia’s best beaches.

Please email, with a current C.V., enquiries or applications to bridget@hunterequine.com.au.

Hunter Equine Centre

Dr Bridget Bester BVMS CertEM (StudMed), CertAVP, MANZCVS (Surgery of Horses)
bridget@hunterequine.com.au 0458 204 086

Hunter Equine Centre
Ph: 02 5504 3820
PO Box 135 Scone, NSW 2337

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Full Time Or Part Time Hospital Clinician In Small Animal Surgery

Campus Vétérinaire de Lyon-VetAgro-Sup, Marcy L'Etoile, France

The position

Provide direct patient care for animals presented to the Small Animal Teaching Hospital, participate in the Small Animal Surgery service, including appointment for referral cases, cooperate with other clinical faculty in the different clinical and hospital departments .
Participate in undergraduate (clinical) teaching and in postgraduate (interns and residents) training.
The successful applicant will be able to choose between full or part time (at least 1 day per week), the clinical service is negotiable and will depend on the successful candidate’s interests and availability. In case of a full time job, the candidate is expected to participate in the supervision of our of hours care to animals hospitalized within the small animal surgery service (mainly advices through phone call during evenings and week-ends, about one week out of three ).

The position offers opportunities to participate to or develop collaborative research activities if desired.  Depending upon experience, qualifications, and interest, medium-term opportunities for career progression to assistant professor/ professor position will be possible.
Professional rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

About us

VetAgro Sup is a public institution of higher education and research that trains veterinarians, agricultural engineers, and veterinary public health inspectors. The quality of the educational programmes has been recognised by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE),
You will be based at the veterinary campus at Marcy l’Etoile which is located in the surburban area of the beautiful city of Lyon with advantages of both access to a large city center with a great historical and gastronomic culture and close proximity to the contryside.

The Small Animal Teaching Hospital provide a complete range of clinical services to its patients through a full complement of on-site diagnostic such as a brand new in-house 1.5T MRI and 64 slice CT, abdominal and cardiac ultrasound scanners, digital radiography, fluoroscopy…Surgical area is composed of 4 operating theater with full anesthesic equipment. Complete orthopeadic and soft tissue equipment is available.

You will joing our Surgical small animal departement service that currently include 2 small animal surgery specialists (2 diplomates ECVS) , 3 ECVS residents,
Joining our team, you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with a very large panel of diplomates of other specialities including Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency and Critical Care, Dermatology, Internal Medicine , Reproduction, Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Clinical Pathology, Pathology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Parasitology), a neurologist, a team of interns and dedicated nurses.


- DVM degree
- Specialists in Small Animal Surgery (diplomate ECVS, ACVS, or DESV) or clinician who have successfully completed a residency training program accredited by the ECVS or the ACVS will be priviledged but non specialist-candidate who would also be considered providing they have sufficient experience within the area of Small Animal Surgery

Candidate requirement
- Commitment to undergraduate teaching and learning
- Commitment to supervision of postgraduate students
- Commitment to providing the highest level of patient care, including collaboration with referring physicians
- Ability to undertake collaborative work in a team setting
- Good work ethic
- Sound knowledge and conversation skills in French. Candidates that have only basic knonwledege of the France language but who are willing to improve their skills will be considered

How to apply
Review of applicants will begin upon receipt of applications and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications including letter of intent with statement of professional goals and curriculum vitae should be send to recrutement@vetagro-sup.fr
For further information, please contact:
- the Director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Pr Luc Chabanne: luc.chabanne@vetagro-sup.fr
- the Head of Small Animal Surgery, Pr Eric Viguier: eric.viguier@vetagro-sup.fr

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Large Animal Emergency And Critical Care, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Clinician Educator Track

University of Pennsylvania, Kennett Square, USA

The Department of Clinical Studies-New Bolton Center at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in Large Animal Emergency and Critical Care. The successful candidate will be a DVM/VMD or equivalent and will be Board-Certified or Board-Eligible in the American or European Colleges of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, and/or Board-Certified in the American or European Colleges of Veterinary Surgery with demonstrated experience and expertise in colic surgery and critical care medicine. 

New Bolton Center has a 24/7 Emergency Service staffed by dedicated faculty and house officers, students participating in their foundation rotation, and an ECC fellow. On average, the service admits 1,275 cases annually, comprised of approximately 85% equine patients and 15% farm animal patients. You would join a team of boarded criticalists in managing this intellectually stimulating case load in a state-of-the-art critical care facility. The faculty member will have primary responsibility for providing senior coverage in the emergency service, including both daytime and after-hours clinical duty receiving equine and farm animal emergency cases. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in the medical and surgical management of large animal emergencies, with proficiency in equine abdominal surgery (colic). The ideal candidate will advance the academic missions of the School through their contributions to clinical service, research, and didactic, laboratory and clinical teaching of veterinary students, interns, residents and ECC fellow.

The position will be in the Standing Faculty in the Clinician Educator track, which supports faculty members whose responsibilities include the traditional triad of research, clinical service, and teaching. The successful candidate will be appropriately apportioned to these academic areas depending upon their strengths. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The deadline for the application is October 30th, 2021 or until the position is filled.  Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Klaus Hopster, Chair of the Search Committee - New Bolton Center 610-925-6320, email khopster@vet.upenn.edu

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Diplomado Europeo / Americano Especialista En Animales Exóticos

Veterinaria del Mar, Barcelona, Spain

Veterinaria del Mar es un grupo veterinario formado por más de 40 profesionales dedicados al bienestar animal, compuesto por diferentes especialidades médicas como: medicina interna, diagnóstico por imagen, UCI, oftalmología, neurología, oncología, cardiología, cirugía de tejidos blandos, así como mínima invasión y animales exóticos. Contamos con una clínica y uno de los mejores hospitales de referencia de Barcelona, con instalaciones innovadores, última tecnología y un equipo joven, dinámico y colaborativo.

¿Cuál es nuestro proyecto? Nos esforzamos a diario para convertirnos en el hospital de referencia más puntero de Barcelona colaborando en la actualización de los conocimientos de nuestros profesionales e incorporando nuevas figuras de referencia. Nuestro crecimiento pasa por incorporar la figura del diplomado en varios de nuestros servicios.

Ofrecemos una plaza de Diplomado Europeo / Americano especialista en animales exóticos para responsabilizarse de este servicio, llevando a cabo la iniciativa en los casos de exóticos y las cirugías resultantes, así como la formación y crecimiento de su equipo formado por varios veterinarios y ATV, y la difusión de webinars con contenido formativo.

Que esperamos de ti:
• Nos gustaría que fueras comprometido/a con el hospital y el servicio y que tengas ganas de formar parte de un equipo joven, actualizado y multidisciplinar.
• Que aporte buen humor, compromiso y entusiasmo por la veterinaria.
• Que podamos compartir nuestros valores: ética, transparencia, empatía y excelencia
• Que domines el español y a poder ser, catalán e inglés
Que te ofrecemos:
• Dirigir un servicio propio
• Equilibrio entre la vida personal y laboral
• Salario competitivo según experiencia y acreditaciones

Si crees que este es tu lugar, contáctanos enviando tu cv a rrhh@veterinariadelmar.com , estaremos encantados de explicarte con más detalle nuestro proyecto y tu proyecto.

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Veterinary Anaesthetist

Adelaide Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre (AVSARC), Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Adelaide South Australia

• Be part of an experienced and supportive multidisciplinary team
• Work alongside Specialists to provide holistic and supportive care
• Generous support for continued training and research, including annual Continuing Education allowance and 1 week of CE leave

The Adelaide Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre (AVSARC) based in South Australia was first opened in July 2000.  It was the first facility in South Australia offering a multidisciplinary small animal referral service by veterinarians with specialist training.

As Adelaide’s leading referral and Emergency centre, our hospital has been purpose-built ensuring a pleasant environment with all the equipment you’d expect at a large multidiscipline emergency and referral veterinary centre.

We offer referral services in Surgery, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging and Animal Behaviour. Our collaborative approach to medicine allows for the highest quality of patient care as well as continuous learning.

About Your New Role

Working alongside AVSARC departments, you will provide expert advice and support for procedures requiring sedation, anaesthesia, and pain management. With a team of Vets and Nurses to provide support, you will manage your patients care from pre-operative to post-operative recovery and associated ongoing pain management.

AVSARC provides emergency and elective procedures for the Adelaide Pet population. Working alongside the Emergency team, you will also provide support and technical advice for emergent and critical patient events.

Essential attributes

• Registered (or eligible for registration) with the South Australian Veterinary Board
• Membership level professional qualifications
• Minimum 3 years clinical experience working as an anaesthetist
• Demonstrated ability to manage complex patient presentations
• Ability to collaborate with a large team and manage a varied and busy case load
• Experience in leading teams, with proven ability to foster a positive work culture

Desirable attributes

• Board certification in Anaesthesia / Analgesia / Intern Medicine is desired
• Experience working in a similar role in a large multidisciplinary hospital
• Evidence of research contribution to the Veterinary industry
• Demonstrated experience in training and mentoring junior clinicians

Benefits for You

• Salary of $200k plus superannuation
• $20k sign-on bonus
• Profit share opportunity
• Generous relocation allowance and Visa sponsorship for eligible applicants
• Paid parental leave
• Opportunity to participate in the Leadership Development Program

To Apply

For a confidential discussion please reach out to our Talent Acquisition Consultant. Applications should be email and include a covering letter and up to date resume.


Michelle Gray
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Emergency & Specialty Hospitals

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Experienced Veterinarian (male/female/non-binary) Specialized In Small Animal Internal Medicine

Tierärztliche Klinik Gessertshausen Altano GmbH, Gessertshausen (Augsburg), Germany

We expand our team and keep growing!

Experienced Veterinarian (male/female/non-binary) Specialized In Small Animal Internal Medicine

Required qualification: Veterinary Specialist and/or Diplomate for Internal Medicine in Small Animals and/or Small Animals and Pets

We are one of the largest veterinary hospitals in Southern Germany with departments for small animals, equine and bovine medicine as well as exotic animals. Our professional and open-minded team consists of 120 employees. We provide modern equipment, a broad range of diagnostics (digital X-ray, US, CT, endoscopy, among others) and diverse treatment options, support with internal and external continued and advanced training as well as fair payment and a company pension scheme.
Furthermore, we offer regulated working hours with modern shift systems and digital time tracking as well as compensatory time off. Gessertshausen is the gateway to the natural park “Westliche Wälder“, is located in a local recreational area and has good transport connections to Augsburg, Munich and Ulm.

You work independently and like being part of a team, you are customer-friendly and animal-loving and stay on top of things even in turbulent times?

If that is the case, we look forward to your written application containing your desired salary, addressed to

Jonas Erben: j.erben@tierklinik-gessertshausen.de

Date of employment: at the earliest possible date or by agreement

More information: 200226_TKG_Kampagne_EmployerBranding_PerfektMatch_AnzeigeA4_langeCopy_Tierarzt_RZ-Hund-WEB.pdf

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College of Veterinary Medicine, Department for Small Animals, Soft Tissue & Orthopedic Surgery Service, University Leipzig, Germany, Leipzig, Germany

The Department for Small Animals, University Leipzig, Germany, invites applications for a clinician position in our Soft Tissue & Orthopedic Surgery Service. Candidates will have a veterinary degree and Diplomate status in the European or American College of Veterinary Surgery. Command of the German language is not necessary, but candidates should be willing to learn German within a reasonable time.

The successful candidate will enjoy all benefits of working in a state-of-the-art academic teaching hospital. Primary responsibilities will include clinical service and teaching of students, interns, residents and junior staff. Amble opportunities for research are available. Leipzig University is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants should please contact Professor Dr. Lars Theyse, Head of Small Animal Surgery at Lars.Theyse@kleintierklinik.uni-leipzig.de

Additional information can be found at https://www.kleintierklinik.uni-leipzig.de

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Specialist Surgeon

Southpaws, Melbourne, Australia

Southpaws is one of Australia’s best-known referral hospitals.

The vision that drives us is to be the first choice for expert veterinary care. It is this vision that means we are committed to gold-standards in patient care for Surgery, Internal Medicine, Oncology and Critical Care.

As an employer

Southpaws is dedicated to creating a workplace environment that functions how we believe it should, not just the way they always have. We have career pathways for every role in our hospitals driving year on year progression as a person, veterinary professional as well as remuneration.

Southpaws is the only hospital in Melbourne with full time Training & Development and Human Resource managers. This management structure delivers support for our people on their personal and professional journeys to fulfilling their potential.

Southpaws are proud of our values and look for these positive characteristics in all applicants:

  • Humour 
  • Professionalism 
  • Integrity 
  • Trust 
  • Compassion 
  • Innovation 
  • Teamwork

Our purpose-built hospitals in Moorabbin and Mornington offer great lifestyle options. Southpaws practices have a world-renowned reputation for excellence, innovation and patient care. The expertise, collaborative approach and innovation brought to our hospital through our surgical and clinical teams is right for patients, clients, and our wider clinical teams across our hospital.  We regularly publish and present our latest work at national and international conferences and at events scheduled for the veterinary community.
Southpaws boasts one of only three veterinary radiation therapy units in Australia and were the first deep-therapy radiation unit for dogs and cats in Australia. We have full in-house laboratory facilities, comprehensive diagnostic imaging including ultrasound, digital X-ray, digital fluoroscopy and a new Canon 16 Slice CT scanner. We also have extensive minimally-invasive surgical equipment including a full range of arthroscopes as well as a needle-arthroscopy system. We also have a 3d laparoscopy tower which is possibly the only one of its kind in a veterinary hospital in Australia.  Our team is vibrant, friendly and passionate about the services we offer at Southpaws. Our team is one of the largest specialist surgery teams in Melbourne. They are complemented by a specialist-led Emergency and Critical Care team as well as integrated Internal Medicine.
The Opportunity:

We are seeking expressions of interest from experienced Surgical specialists or residency-trained individuals to join our team. You will work closely with our experienced surgeons to develop yourself further and contribute the capability of our multidisciplinary specialist referral centre.
At Southpaws Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Surgery departments work to create a seamless transition for case management.  The top priority is the best care for each patient.  That translates to cooperation between specialists to provide top-quality care.  Our specialists undertake clinical rounds every day with interns and nursing staff.  These rounds offer direct interaction with the specialists, keeping them in direct contact with cases.  Case transfers occur daily with direct communication between our clinical teams.
While we have on-site fully-staffed 24 hour care, we are not a primary access Emergency centre. Clinicians get to focus on referred patient care. We strive to achieve clinical excellence within a working environment that promotes and encourages innovation, collegiality and communication. While this is a permanent opportunity for employment, we are open to conversations about short or long-term contracts. Long term business partnership opportunities can become available for the right candidate.
About you:

To be successful in this role, you must be a qualified companion animal surgical specialist or residency-trained and board eligible. It is important that you have completed a residency registered with the ACVS, ECVS, or the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists and that your qualification will be eligible for Specialist Registration with the Australian Veterinary Board Council. You are welcome to email us for more information about this, or you can refer directly to our guidelines of the Veterinary Registration Board Victoria.
Above all else, however, we value someone who is a team player; committed to our patients and is keen to be a part of our specialist team.

Join the Southpaws family and enjoy the benefits:

  • Dedicated HR and Training functions to help you fulfill your career goals and achieve your potential
  • Monthly check-ins and dedicated platform for feedback and accountability at all levels in the hospital
  • Monthly company-wide social initiatives to support deep, genuine relationships with colleagues
  • The leading environment for veterinary professionals who wish to challenge the status quo and set new benchmarks for performance and capability
  • Generous remuneration package and conditions that sustain continuous progression

To apply to be a part of this exceptional team send a CV and Cover Letter to Melissa Bicanic at melissa.bicanic@vet.partners

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Board Certified Or Residency Trained Surgeon

Cave Veterinary Specialists, West Buckland, Wellington, United Kingdom

We are looking for an ECVS/ACVS board certified or residency trained surgeon who is comfortable with both soft tissue and orthopaedic procedures, or a solely soft tissue surgeon to join our team at Cave Veterinary Specialists.

Cave Veterinary Specialists is located in a picturesque rural area of Somerset, only 50 minutes away from Bristol. We are near several national parks, making it perfect for outdoor pursuits and our location close to the motorway makes it easy to access the lovely beaches of the Jurassic Coast, North Devon and Cornwall. There are plenty of amenities in the smaller market towns of Wellington and Taunton, both of which are within a 15-minute drive.

You would be joining a friendly team of specialist vets and will be supported by an excellent team of experienced RVN’s, as well as other dedicated support staff. The surgery team is currently comprised of one full-time and two part-time ECVS diplomat surgeons. 

Equipment includes CT and MRI scanners, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, arthroscopy and endoscopy tower. 

We are looking for a team player happy to work in a familiar and collaborative environment alongside specialists in Internal Medicine, Anaesthesia, Cardiology, Dermatology and Neurology, in our truly multidisciplinary hospital. You will also have high standards of communication and client care skills. 

We offer a four-day week rota with one in four weekend on-call duty. We also welcome applicants looking for part-time or locum positions.

Benefits include:

Competitive salary 

£2500 annual CPD allowance and up to 7 days CPD leave

Time to deliver CPD

Relocation package

Private health insurance

Company sick pay

Maternity leave

6 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays and birthday leave

Discounted veterinary fees

RCVS membership

VDS membership

6 weeks study leave for residency trained candidates siting their board exams

For either an informal conversation or to formally apply for this role, please contact Malcolm Jack, Head of Surgery at Malcolm.jack@cave-vet-specialists.co.uk or Nele Van den Steen, clinical director at nele.vandensteen@cave-vet-specialists.co.uk . All formal and informal conversations and applications will be managed confidentially. 

Further details about us can be found at www.cave-vet-specialists.co.uk

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Orthopaedic Veterinary Surgeon

Evidensia Karlslunde Dyrehospital , Greve, Denmark

We are looking for an ACVS or ECVS orthopaedic surgeon to join our team. This would be a head of service position therefore you would be expected to train the next generation of veterinarians who are eager to learn, be part of the further development within orthopaedic surgery together with the team. We want to implement TPLO, and the candidate must be willing to train this. We have a large caseload taking cases (patients) every day from colleges in Denmark and various other sites. This really is a great opportunity for a keen surgeon who would like to strengthen our corporation.  As stated, it is however important that the specialist must be willing to work with young vets – some of which will be starting their GP cert SAS from October 2021. Knowledge sharing across Evidensia Denmark is also something we do - we would expect the specialist to offer some days of the year where they contribute to this, this is part of their "normal" work.

Karlslunde referral hospital is situated approximately 30 minutes from Copenhagen. The hospital is super modern with the latest diagnostic equipment including CT-scan, ultrasound,  X-ray, complete internal laboratory, blood bank, "scopey rack", a well-equipped dental room and we are also about to implement MRI.

We have 10 -12 vets (2 GPCertSAS), two just started on GPcertSAS, 8-9 qualified nurses within anaesthesia, critical care, 12 nurse students (working on a high level), 8 Vet students (working during evenings and weekends). We have a very good working climate - where we care for each other, we share our knowledge, and we ensure that everyone has a good working day. We are known at the Hospital for giving vets great opportunities to expand their knowledge. Everyone contributes to the nice working climate.

Must be eager to share his or her knowledge. Must be a nice a "humble" person who is easy so work with. Must be able to take action and responsibility. We have a chief vet who is working on the floor, and it is important that the candidate can work closely together with the team.

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

Please quote BH3519 when applying for this role.

To apply, please email your CV to Rebecca at Rebecca.coleman@ivcevidensia.com or call 07970049413 for more information.

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Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor Of Equine Orthopedic Surgery

North Carolina State University - College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, USA

The Department of Clinical Sciences at the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a Professional Faculty track Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor of Equine Orthopedic Surgery.

Position Information:  The position requires in-depth knowledge and experience in the diagnosis and management of equine lameness with a specific focus on orthopedic surgical procedures and post-operative care. Additional in-depth knowledge and experience with equine advanced imaging is preferred. The successful candidate will provide advanced surgical expertise (minimum 5 years of board certification and practice)  and will bring innovative diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to complement and enhance existing expertise in the Equine Orthopedic and Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation service. The incumbent must be an effective communicator and teacher, provide state-of-the-art care to patients and clients, build positive and collaborative relationships with referring veterinarians, and further develop the caseload.

The person in this role will be responsible for didactic and clinical teaching of veterinary students, as well as teaching, mentoring, and advising of house officers. They will be a productive, collegial, and active member of the Equine Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Service. They will also interact frequently with the Radiology Service. Participation in collaborative research and contribution to NC State and regional research is expected.

Qualifications:  DVM or equivalent degree required. Board certification in American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) required. 

To Apply:  For more information and to apply go to https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/147541

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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Small Animal Surgeon

Veterinary Specialists Ireland, Clonmahon, Summerhill, County Meath, Ireland

Come and experience working in the opinion-leading referral hospital in an idyllic Irish setting

Veterinary Specialists Ireland opened our independent state-of-the-art hospital, just outside of Dublin, in 2018.
We are seeking an ACVS/ECVS board-certified/residency-trained small animal surgeon to join our rapidly growing practice.
Our young and progressive team enjoy working with our high and varied caseload in a positive working environment, with opportunities to sub-specialise.
If you’ve just finished a residency or want to upskill there is support from our diverse team of four experienced boarded (ACVS/ECVS) surgeons, and our additional specialty services (ECC, Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine, Nutrition). The prerequisite is that you are a nice person to fit in with our positive team culture and engage in the great rapport we have with our referring general practitioners.
Our specialist packages are some of the most competitive in Europe, with industry-leading base salary and production bonuses (but no target pressures), signing/relocation bonus, and a brand-new company vehicle.
Our hospital is expanding rapidly, and if your partner is a specialist we likely have a position for them too.
Our practice is situated in the Boyne Valley in the heartland of Ireland’s Ancient East. Living in Ireland provides an extraordinary opportunity to experience our relaxed pace of life while exploring our epic scenery and history.
If you would like to learn more, contact Laura (laura.cuddy@vetspecialists.ie) or Turlough (turlough@vetspecialists.ie), or visit www.vetspecialists.ie

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Clinical Director

Aberdeen Veterinary Referrals - IVC Evidensia, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Orthopaedic Surgeon to lead our busy multi discipline Referral Hospital in the North East of Scotland. The ideal candidate would hold an RCVS OR ECVS Diploma (or be eligible) however experienced individuals would also be considered.

We have a spacious, modern, well equipped premises with large consulting rooms, two state of the art purpose built surgical suites hosting positive pressure air filtration systems and a third theatre for contaminated operations.

Our amazing, hardworking team of friendly and supportive staff includes two orthopaedic surgeons, two medical clinicians, a visiting neurologist four Interns and twelve RVNs with additional qualifications, which includes three dedicated Night Nurses for overnight inpatient care. We offer a comprehensive service which includes fixed CT scanner, DR radiography system, arthroscopy, ultrasound, endoscopy and a full complement of orthopaedic inventory as well as a visiting MRI. Our anaesthetic protocols regularly include nerve blocks for most orthopaedic procedures.

We can offer the successful candidate a superb work/ life balance and are located in a beautiful, rural area by the sea, which provides great opportunities for a fantastic lifestyle. We are within easy reach of winter sports facilities with excellent schools nearby for families.

We are looking for a passionate individual who can manage and develop this referral service through a positive and progressive attitude. In return we are able to offer a lucrative remuneration package tailored to the level of experience, qualifications and number of days worked per week. We offer fantastic group benefits and encourage further career development.

Benefits (subject pro rata)

• 6 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 5 days paid CPD leave
• £2000 CPD Allowance per annum
• Company bonus scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• RCVS membership paid
• VDS membership paid
• BVA Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy Pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Pension
• CPD/training support
• Paid bereavement leave
• Company sick pay
• Employee opinion survey
• Free uniform in a number of roles
• Annual pay reviews
• Social events
• Sponsorship for overseas employees
• Academy & Leadership courses
• Focus on employee wellbeing
• Relocation packages
• Career progression opportunities

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

To apply, please email your CV to Tom at thomas.edmondson@ivcevidensia.com or call 07977242625 for more information.

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Smal Animal Surgeon

Onlyvet, Lyon, France

OnlyVet clinic opened in 2019 in St Priest, less than 5 km from Lyon.

OnlyVet exclusively takes care of referred cases, in completely new premises and is equipped to allow you to perform small animal surgery at the highest level.
The multidisciplinary team is made up of specialists (3 ECVS, 1 DESV in surgery, 3 ECVIM-CA, 1 ACVIM, 1 ECVD, 1 eligible ECVN, 1 ECZM and 1 ECVBM-CA) and clinicians practicing exclusively in the following disciplines : Cardiology, Surgery, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Behavioral Medicine, Neurology and NAC with the intention of adding other specialties in the coming months.
OnlyVet plans to become CHV by the end of 2021 (file submitted)

Due to an increase in the number of cases, we are looking for a surgeon to complete our team. This is a great opportunity to contribute to the development of a growing referral center.

You will join a team of three ECVS diplomates and an ECVS resident. Surgeons are assisted by 4 veterinary assistants in surgery, and 5 veterinary nurses. We pay particular attention to exemplary pet care and communication with the animal owner, the referring veterinarian and the staff of the surgical department and the entire clinic.

We are looking for an ECVS / ACVS graduate although we will also consider an eligible board surgeon. A positive attitude and a willingness to get involved in the development and structuring of the surgical department and the clinic are major assets. The surgeon will ensure surgical interventions, consultations, follow-up of the hospitalized animals as well as  training of the assistants, residents and colleagues.

We offer a 4-day work week, a very attractive income, support for training and a very good balance between professional and private life (no night care, nor Sundays and public holidays). We guarantee a high potential for development within the clinic.

Applicants are invited to contact Pablo RIVIER at the following address: p.rivier@onlyvet.fr

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Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgeon

East of England Veterinary Specialists, Royston Nr Cambridge, United Kingdom

East of England Veterinary Specialists, Royston (Nr Cambridge)
United Kingdom

We are an independent, growing, small animal orthopaedic referral specialist clinic and we seek to recruit a third orthopaedic surgeon to join our current team.

We are looking for an RCVS/ECVS/ACVS diplomat surgeon with enthusiasm and commitment to small animal orthopaedics, with good interpersonal skills and a positive outlook, who wants to work with us in a progressive, friendly and very supportive environment.

East of England Veterinary Specialists is located in southwest of Cambridge, UK, one hour north of London. Our current clinical staff comprises 2 diplomat orthopaedic surgeons, 2 interns and an excellent team of nurses and animal care assistants. We have on site CT and a DR imaging system that supports intra-operative imaging. We are fully equipped with a range of surgical equipment enabling procedures from arthroscopy through to joint replacement.

We fund professional development generously and encourage staff to accomplish their professional goals. This position will be an excellent opportunity to work in small animal orthopaedics at the highest level as part of an experienced team and in a genuinely collegiate environment.

This full-time position offers:

An opportunity to work in a non-corporate environment and to contribute towards the future direction of the clinic
No rota’d on call or out of hours work
A very competitive salary
A benefits package including 25 days holiday, 7-days generously funded CPD, private health care, registration fees and a pension contribution.

For more information and to apply for this position, email Mark Bush and Martin Owen - directors@eoevets.com.


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Veterinary Specialists Scotland

Orthopaedic, Soft Tissue, & General Surgeons, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

As part of an ambitious expansion, Veterinary Specialists Scotland has created a number of additional positions for Orthopaedic, Soft Tissue, and General Surgeons.

Our brand new, state-of-the-art hospital located just outside Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city, opened its doors in October 2020, and due to a rapid expansion in caseload we are looking to add additional Surgeons to our team of specialists. This is an exciting opportunity to help drive the development of this growing, multidisciplinary referral centre and to be a part of something special right from the start!

Veterinary Specialists, Scotland (VSS) is a newly established, multi-disciplinary referral centre that opened in October 2020. The clinic opened in completely refurbished premises and is equipped to allow you to practise Small Animal Surgery to the highest standard. You will be joining well-established teams of specialists in other disciplines, including orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, canine and feline internal medicine, anaesthesia, and diagnostic imaging, with plans to add further specialties over the coming months.

We are now recruiting Surgery Diplomates all small animal disciplines, but we are also happy to consider candidates who have successfully completed an approved residency programme in small animal surgery. The team’s core values are excellence in patient, client, colleague, and referring vet care, and we place a strong emphasis on team and collaborative working. We are looking for surgeons who share our ethos to help make VSS a supportive, stimulating, and enjoyable place to practise veterinary medicine and surgery to the highest standard.

As well as the opportunity to help shape the future of veterinary referral care in Scotland, we offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package.

Veterinary Specialists Scotland is located close to the City of Edinburgh, but also has excellent transport links to Glasgow. Edinburgh is a beautiful and vibrant city, famous for its festival and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While the nearby cities have much to offer, for those who prefer the great outdoors, mountains, countryside, and outstanding coastline are all within easy reach. Edinburgh also has much to offer families, with all the advantages of a big city, including fantastic schools and plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for kids.

For more information or a confidential discussion please e-mail Samantha Woods, at: sam.woods@vetscotland.co.uk

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Small Animal Surgeon

Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre, Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre (BVSC) is a leading specialist veterinary hospital in Brisbane, Australia.  We are growing and have an opportunity for an additional specialist surgeon to join our dynamic and skilful team.  The position is suitable for candidates who have finished their residency and are board-eligible, as well as for experienced surgeons looking to join a supportive and collaborative team. For a locum position we would envisage a two- or three-month commitment to fit in with your availability.

Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre is a values-driven, purpose-built specialist veterinary hospital supported by an after-hours emergency and critical care service, all with a culture of providing speciality care with compassion.  You would be joining an experienced, high performing, successful and collaborative team of committed veterinarians, technicians, nurses and administrative staff working in the fields of surgery, surgical oncology, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, internal medicine and ophthalmology as well as services in dentistry and physiotherapy to surround our patients with the best possible care.  BVSC has strong relationships with the primary care veterinarians who chose to refer.  Our case load is busy and varied. Our expert oncology team attracts cases from across Australasia and the entire hospital embraces innovation with a strong focus on fostering new ideas and ethical collaborative research with leading industry partners. We have an outstanding wellbeing program with Australia’s leading EAP service, a visiting counsellor and many other health and wellness initiatives designed to enhance the work experience for the entire team.

Successful candidates will be eligible to practice as a Veterinarian in Queensland.  Competitive remuneration and other industry-leading benefits including a relocation allowance are available to the successful candidate.

To apply or for more information, contact Melissa Bicanic on 0431 186 825 or melissa.bicanic@vet.partners

More information: BVSC - Small Animal Surgeon.pdf

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Specialist In Small Animal Surgery

City University Hong Kong, Veterinary Medical Centre, Kowloon, Hong Kong

About US

CityU Veterinary Medical Centre (CVMC), owned by City University Hong Kong, serves an extensive small animal clientele from across Hong Kong.   We are the largest Small Animal clinic in Hong Kong with over 35,000 sq ft which includes 22 consultation rooms, 7 surgical theatre suites with a dedicated induction and recovery area, full on-site STAT diagnostic laboratory, pharmacy and dedicated client areas for emergency and regular appointments.  Our medical imaging and diagnostic capabilities include a 1.5 Tesla MRI, 64 slice CT, digital radiography, ultrasound, color doppler echocardiography, intra-operative fluoroscopy and endoscopy. 

We offer clinicians an opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art facility, side-by-side with a large group of specialists in Oncology, Dermatology, Surgery, Cardiology, Emergency & Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Anesthesiology, Diagnostic Imaging as well as a team of dedicated Primary Care and Emergency clinicians, nurses and friendly support staff.

Job Requirements:

  • If you are a board-certified specialist residency-trained veterinarian looking for a highly trained and organized team and a busy, complex case load, we want to meet you!
  • Or if you have completed an approved training program but are yet to finalized exams are also strongly encouraged to apply

Benefit Packages We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Continuing Education (CE)
  • Extended Worldwide Health Medical Benefits package for our employees, their spouse, and children (Medical, Dental, & Vision paid by clinic)
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Housing Allowance
  • Paid Vet Licensing Dues
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Paid Study Leave
  • Generous Veterinary Discounts
  • Comprehensive Immigration Assistance provided
  • No On Call Duty

Others Benefits of Working in Hong Kong:

  • Low income tax rate of ~17%
  • Great schools, superb restaurants, and plenty of recreational opportunities
  • Over 400 miles of hiking trails and over 40 beaches
  • Hong Kong is one of the safest large cities in the world
  • Incredibly easy to get around with its robust mass transit system that is clean and efficient

You can learn more about us and our team at https://cityuvmc.com.hk/en/home/

If you are interested in the position or wants to know more, please write to job@cityuvmc.com.hk or karenlo@cityuvmc.com.hk (Talent Acquisition Manager)

*All conversations and CV will be treated confidentially.

More information: CityU VMC_Specialist in Small Animal Surgery_2021.pdf

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Maternity Leave Cover

Tierklinik Sattledt, Sattledt, Austria

We are seeking a small animal surgeon as a maternity leave cover.

We are the largest small animal hospital in the heart of beautiful Upper Austria with a large and diverse case load. We are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment such as Philips 64-slice CT, Esaote MRI, C-arm, two Stryker arthroscopy/laparoscopy towers, two TPLO Acculan saws, Synthes TPLO plates, heart-lung machine for cardiac surgery, Draeger Julian and GE anesthesia machines and many more.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated small animal surgeon feeling comfortable with both, orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, as of now for up to one year as a maternity leave cover. In case of bilateral interest, it is possible to turn the position into a permanent position after that.

This position is also suitable for candidates that either recently finished their residency and want to gain some more and different experiences before or while studying for board exams, or for candidates right after their board exams that want to locum in one of the most beautiful areas of the world. We are in close vicinity to the Alps and the beautiful lakes of the Salzkammergut (Traunsee and Attersee). The closest skiing mountains are only 30 minutes away from the hospital and the area provides a very high quality of living.
The position is generally full-time (4 days per week, plus one weekend per month on call for surgeries) however, we also welcome applications of surgeons that would like to join us as a locum for just a few months as well as surgeons studying for board exams who would like to work two days per week (plus one weekend per month on call).

Registration with the Austrian Veterinary Council is no problem for European and Swiss citizens/graduates. German knowledge is furthermore required for registration with the Austrian Veterinary Council.

For further information about the hospital, please visit www.tierklinik-sattledt.at. Please send your application to bewerbung@tierklinik-sattledt.at. If you would like to have an informal chat about the position and the hospital, please contact Dr. Riccarda Schuenemann at riccarda.schuenemann@vetclinic.at.

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Tierklinik Ismaning, Ismaning, Germany


... in Voll- oder Teilzeit

Als Diplomate ECVS oder Fachtierärzt*in (m/w/d) für Kleintierchirurgie unterstützen sie unser Team als Oberärzt*in für Weichteilchirurgie. Freuen Sie sich auf ein breites Spektrum an Patienten und Fällen. Erweitern Sie durch interdisziplinäres Arbeiten Ihren Wissensschatz und Fallkatalog.

Das bieten wir Ihnen:

  • Bei Interesse besteht die Möglichkeit des interdisziplinären Arbeitens, wodurch Sie Ihren Wissensschatz erweitern. Ein breites Spektrum an Operationen lässt Sie weitere Erfahrungen sammeln und Ihre Fachkenntnis vertiefen. So besteht die Möglichkeit, Ihren Fallkatalog laufend zu erweitern.
  • Sie behandeln entsprechend neuester wissenschaftlicher Standards und den Prinzipien der AO. Die Verwendung einer großen Bandbreite an konventionellen und winkelstabilen Plattensystemen ist für uns ebenso wichtig wie die Möglichkeit einer intraoperativen Durchleuchtung mittels C-Bogen.
  • Geregelte Arbeits- und Dienstzeiten sind selbstverständlich. Überstunden werden zeitnah abgebaut, da sie über ein Zeiterfassungssystem genau dokumentiert werden.
  • Auch Mitarbeiter*innen in Teilzeit sind bei uns herzlich willkommen.
  • Ein tierärztliches Anästhesie-Team garantiert die Sicherheit Ihrer Patienten während den Operationen.

Start ist nach Vereinbarung.


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Small Animal Surgeon

Christchurch Vet Referrals, IPSWICH, United Kingdom

Christchurch Veterinary Referrals – Surgical Referral Centre

Three new positions available

We are a busy, privately owned, purpose built referral centre in Suffolk, England. We are one of the longest established surgical referral practices in the UK having opened in 2001. We have a large and dedicated base of referring practices. Our centre is predominantly orthopaedic with significant spinal and soft tissue components. We have an extensive and varied caseload with a large joint replacement program.

We have excellent facilities including;

On-site Esaote Grande MRI Scanner
Digital radiography
Siemens 32 slice CT Scanner
Biomedtrix THR systems including CFX, BFX, Micro & Nano
Vast array of internal and external fixation equipment – too many to list.
2 x New Arthrex Arthroscopy towers with scopes ranging from 1.9 to 4.0mm
Fully equiped for Laparoscopy
In house Hydrotherapy treadmill and a qualified physiotherapist on-site.

We provide excellent working conditions. These include a four-day week with one in three/four weekend on-call, although we are generally quiet after hours.

An experienced team of Registered Veterinary Nurses will be at your disposal along with other excellent support staff.

The practice is situated in a lovely area of rural Suffolk with quick, easy access to London (1hr 10 mins to London Liverpool Street).

Positions available:

1. Surgical Intern – Must be enrolled on their RCVS Cert SAS course or equivalent. You will work directly with and be mentored by a very experienced small animal surgeon.

2. Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery, RCVS Cert SAS or equivalent. You will be an experienced surgeon wishing to further your surgical experience in a  dedicated and supportive environment.

3. Diploma Holder (either ECVS or RCVS).

The applicants must have a high standard of patient care, be eligible to work in the UK and have excellent communication skills. Generous salary package dependent upon experience, in addition to a large CPD allowance.

Applicants apply to Charlotte Morrison at: charlotte@christchurchvets.co.uk or in writing to Christchurch Veterinary Referrals, Tuddenham Road Business Centre, Tuddenham Road, Ipswich, Suffolk. IP4 3QN.

Web address: christchurchreferral.vet

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Equine Orthopedic Specialist, Surgeon

Pferdeklinik Duisburg GmbH, Duisburg, Germany

Orthopedic specialist, orthopedic surgeon (f/m/d), Diplomate ECVS/ACVS (f/m/d)
Pferdeklinik, Duisburg GmbH, Germany

range of application: equine orthopedic specialist, equine orthopedic surgeon, imaging (computed tomography_CT)
work time: full time

The Pferdeklinik Duisburg GmbH is offering a full time position for an equine orthopedic specialist, surgeon.
The Pferdeklinik Duisburg is an equine clinic fully equipped with digital x-ray-system, computed tomography_CT (standing (sliding gantry) and under general anesthesia), video-endoscopy, ultrasound as well as with a high medical knowledge in the fields of internal medicine, soft tissue surgery (colic surgery), orthopedics and orthopedic surgery plus dental and sinus medicine and surgery.

We have three fully equipped surgery rooms and two dental facilities according to the latest state of technology.
The clinic has five treatment rooms with a mobile and stationary x-ray system inclusive.

The applicant will have preferably 4 to 5 years of practical experience after finishing his or her studies (veterinary degree). He or she will have a special interest and knowledge in the fields of orthopedics, orthopedic surgery as well as imaging-especially computed tomography, CT.

In our clinic you will take responsibility for the orthopedic und surgical procedures (including arthroscopies and osteosynthesis).
In this position we are looking for a colleague who is capable of working in an independent and responsible manner within our highly motivated team. Collegiality and mutual support will be practiced values in our team.

Further educational training programs are available, according to German standards in the fields of equine medicine as well as equine surgery.
We are open to further medical training and continuing professional training.
Knowledge of German language would be desirable but not a must.

The salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s qualification and experience. A bonus system according to annual turnover is well established.
This position is open ended and full time, the starting date is negotiable (end of autumn would be aimed at).
Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Kathrin Rasch (senior partner), by email: rasch@pferdeklinik-duisburg.de or phone (+49 2841 88951 0 or mobile: +49 172 526 1844).

Please send your full application papers (curriculum vitae, goals and interests, etc.) preferably via email: rasch@pferdeklinik-duisburg.de
The confidential treatment of your application is common practice.

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Specialist Veterinary Surgeons

Lloyd & Cowan, London, United Kingdom

Specialist Veterinary Surgeons wanted

Lloyd & Cowan is one of the world’s leading Veterinary Recruitment Agencies. We have clients worldwide that vary from specialist veterinary referral practices to some of the best Universities. As a result, we are constantly looking for specialist veterinarians, experienced specialists as well as board certified, or residency trained veterinarians. We do advertise lots of roles however a significant portion we cannot advertise as clients tend to ask for confidentiality.

We have opportunities in the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA, Australia and Hong Kong as well as several other EU countries. Many of these opportunities come with relocation and visas.

We are always keen to hear from anyone with specialist Surgery, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Oncology, Emergency Critical Care, or Neurology and many other skills. We want to hear from large animal vets, as well Equine and Exotics. Whatever your specialism is we want to talk to you.

So, if you are a board certified or a board eligible Vet or indeed if you have specialist experience, we want to hear from you. If you are potentially thinking about a new opportunity, we would welcome the opportunity to have a no obligation conversation. All conversations are confidential. 

Remember many of our roles we are asked to recruit for are confidential, therefore it is best to get in touch so you are kept up to date on available opportunities. We also find that candidates often like the confidential and specialist nature of our service.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Ciaran on +442887 658 068 (Office) or +447748575420 (Mobile) or email a CV to info@lloydandcowan.com

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

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Small Animal (Orthopaedic) Surgeon

de Wagenrenk, WAGENINGEN, Netherlands

The Wagenrenk is a Veterinary Specialist Hospital situated in the heart of the Netherlands, near National Park de Hoge Veluwe. The Wagenrenk was founded in 1959 as the first referral clinic in the Netherlands beside the University in Utrecht. It  has since developed to a large multidisciplinary clinical team of  specialists. De Wagenrenk is independently owned and operating, without out-of-hours emergency service.

We are still growing and have an opportunity for an additional specialist surgeon to join our  multi-disciplinary team. This permanent position is suitable for candidates who have finished their residency and are board-eligible however experienced individuals would also be considered. You would be joining an experienced, high performing, successful and collaborative friendly  team of committed specialists, highly trained nurses and administrative staff working in the fields of Surgery, Oncology,  Chemotherapy, Internal Medicine,  Diagnostic Imaging, Dermatology , Dentistry and Ophthalmology.

We prioritise delivering a high standard of care to our patients and a top level of service to our clients and referring practitioners. Therefore we are looking for a passionate surgeon who is committed to excellence both in patient care and in communication with clients, colleagues and referring vets. A native speaking surgeon would be ideal or the willingness to learn Dutch.
We offer a 2 - 5 day work week, depending on your own preference, good revenues and a very well work-life balance.
Potential candidates wishing to discuss this position further or who wish to apply should contact Annemiek Hoeben at: manager@wagenrenk.com

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Specialist Equine Surgeon

Equine Clinic Equichir, Normandy, France

Equine Clinic Equichir (Normandy), France , with ACVS boarded, in the center of Normandy close to Deauville.

The main activity consists of thoroughbred (raceand yearling,50%),standarbred (race and stud,10%) and sport horses ( CSO and broodfarm,40%).

The clinic is new with young and dynamic team.The candidate should be an ACVS or ECVS with an interest in lamness examination and medical imaging.

Team spirit is essential.

The candidate should be able to perform emergency surgery ( Colon torsion, C section,arthroscopy and laparoscopy...)

The position will cover surgical and lameness consultations,gestion of hospital cases with an on call rotation.

We offer a competitive salary dependant on skills ans experience.

Interested candidates should emailCV and Letter of intent to.

mail: office.equichir@gmail.com

Phone: (+33) 631724701

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Small Animal Surgery Specialist Wanted

Veterinary Specialty Hospital of Hong Kong, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

VSH of Hong Kong is HIRING!!

Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) of Hong Kong is looking for a talented surgeon to join our existing surgery service and our expanding team of specialists across all disciplines.

VSH is a one-of-a-kind professional opportunity 
• Two state-of-the-art facilities located in Hong Kong, the first and only dedicated specialty referral hospitals in the city, and the leader in specialty care in the region
• 24/7 emergency services, as well as specialty services in Surgery, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Oncology, Emergency Critical Care, Dermatology and soon, Neurology
• High quality diagnostic equipment including 1.5T MRI, 16-slice CT, digital radiography, ultrasound, echocardiography, fluoroscopy, rigid and flexible endoscopy, cage-side ultrasound for AFAST/TFAST, hemodialysis, and in-house laboratory
• Both 20,000+ sq ft hospitals have dedicated outpatient and inpatient treatment areas, ICU, large dog runs, separate cat ward, isolation ward, oxygen cages and multiple spacious operating rooms
• Practice in Hong Kong, the hub of veterinary medicine in Asia and a very quickly developing veterinary market with few specialists (greater than 50:1 ratio of referring veterinarians to specialists)
• An opportunity to have an immediate and tangible influence on the development of veterinary medicine in Asia, including Hong Kong, mainland China, and Southeast Asia
• Passionate Hong Kong pet owners who go to great lengths to treat ailing pets

Hong Kong is a one-of-a-kind city
• Culturally rich and diverse with countless opportunities to experience a variety of distinctive cultures, including world-class cuisine, shopping, and entertainment
• 75% of Hong Kong is protected from city development, making Hong Kong lush with country parks, nature reserves and easy access to beaches and islands
• English is an official language in Hong Kong, along with Cantonese
• Low personal income tax rate not exceeding 17%

At VSH, in addition to developing and maintaining outstanding specialty and emergency services for our patients, we strive to build a positive hospital culture that is based on mutual respect and support for our staff.  We strongly believe that a great work environment leads to happy associates, better patient care and positive client experiences. As a part of the Mars Veterinary Health family, VSH associates work with our original founding team locally while having the ability to access a large network to share resources and support globally.

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, commensurate with experience, and we strive to reward hard-working, committed team members. 
• Relocation expense reimbursement
• Cost of living allowance
• Guidance on registering with Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong
• Support on application of Work Visa as per HK Immigration requirements
• HKVA and professional dues
• Generous CE allowance
• Medical insurance

Candidates must be board-certified or eligible to sit for board examination, and eligible to register with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong.

Please email a letter of interest, CV and references in complete confidence to careers@vsh.com.hk

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Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort, Maisons Alfort, Paris, France

The surgical department of the National Veterinary School of Alfort, Paris, France, is opening a position for a senior small animal surgeon.

The National Veterinary School of Alfort (EnvA, France) has a state-of-the-art hospital (ChuvA) which is a leading multi-disciplinary, veterinary referral, and teaching hospital located close to the downtown of Paris (15mn by underground).
The hospital provided all clinical facilities with 33 specialists and 15 residents in training in various disciplines (ECVS, ECVIM, ECVDI, ECVN, ECVD, ECVO, ECAR, ECVECC, ECVSMR, ECVP, ECZM) and is equipped with digital radiography, Aquilion lightning 80 CT, fluoroscopy, multiple abdominal and cardiology ultrasound devices, endoscopic imaging systems, electro-neuromyography, and electroencephalogram systems, cystomanometry and urethral profilometry system…

The small animal surgical department, which is constituted of two full-professors, one junior lecturer, 2 ECVS residents, and several post-graduate students (interns, master’s and doctoral students), is looking for a senior surgeon (full-time clinical surgeon or academic member with off clinics time for academic development and advancement through outreach, research, innovation).
This is an exciting opportunity to join the surgical department of surgery that has a renowned research portfolio and strong research links in translational surgical research. Our clinical caseload also provides opportunities for ongoing clinical research that is actively encouraged.
Surgical facilities include full instrumentation for soft tissue, orthopedic, neurosurgery and interventional radiology, HD and 4K endoscopy systems with full equipment for arthroscopy, laparoscopy, and thoracoscopy; 4 vessel-sealer divider and ultracision systems, internal fixation ancillary (Depuy Synthes), total hip ancillary (Kyon and BioMedtrix), TPLO (Biometrix and Depuy Synthes), TTA and TTA2 (Kyon), linear/circular external skeletal fixation (IMEX), dermatome device (BBraun), PRP (Arthrex and Regenlab), operating microscope, diode laser, holmium laser, Vacuum Assisted Closure device, 3D printer…

Applicants will be expected to be board-certified specialists (ECVS or ACVS), but this is not mandatory and individuals coming to the end of their residency training or non-specialist surgeon with extensive clinical experience and interest in clinical research and teaching will also be considered and are thus strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants should be fluent in French but non-french speaking candidates fluent in English are encouraged to apply.
The role (clinical or academic) will be based on the candidate’s wishes, application, and level of career achievement.
Salary is commensurate with experience.

To inquire about this offer, please contact Pr. Mathieu Manassero (mathieu.manassero@vet-alfort.fr) and Pr. Veronique Viateau (veronique.viateau@vet-alfort.fr).

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Faculty Position In Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery

The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

The Ohio State University Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences invites applications for a full-time clinical- or tenure-track faculty position in Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery. This is a clinical emphasis position and candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in patient management, client service and clinical teaching. Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, and specialty board certification (ACVS/ECVS) is required.

Clinical-track candidates will be assigned up to 70% time in clinics and tenure track up to 50%, including patient management, client service, clinical teaching of students and advanced training of interns and residents. The Department and College are interested in developing our innovative surgical programs, including canine sports medicine, minimally invasive surgery, integrated trauma care, musculoskeletal oncology, and total joint arthroplasty. Clinical activity will include, on a rotational basis, performing incentive-based surgery at the Veterinary Medical Center – Dublin located 10 miles from our Columbus campus.  Sponsored research is required for tenure track. For clinical track faculty clinical research, publications, and other scholarly activities to advance clinical veterinary medicine are expected and encouraged. Teaching responsibilities will primarily include the clinical teaching of small animal orthopedic surgery and related topics to 4th year professional students, residents, and graduate students and instruction in basic surgical principles to students in all years of the professional curriculum.

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences supports a faculty of over 75 clinical specialists, educators, and investigators along with extensive training programs for professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. The Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery service (https://vet.osu.edu/vmc/companion/our-services/orthopedic-surgery) is located within the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) Columbus (http://vet.osu.edu/vmc) with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, including diagnostic imaging (3-Tesla MRI, 128-slice CT), independent Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation service, and the VMC – Dublin (https://vet.osu.edu/vmc/dublin). Our goal is to augment and advance the clinical, research and teaching components of the small animal surgery program. The appointee will join the Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery service within the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, which is currently comprised of ten faculty including orthopedic, soft tissue, and surgical oncology; nine residents; two interns; and five technicians at VMC-Columbus and six at VMC-Dublin.

Faculty members are encouraged to develop collaborative endeavors with clinicians and scientists within the College of Veterinary Medicine, including clinical trials (http://vet.osu.edu/vmc/clinical-trials) and other units on the university campus. The comprehensive OSU Health Sciences Center, which is within walking distance of the college, and includes but is not limited to the Department of Orthopedics (http://www.ortho.ohio-state.edu), the Sports Medicine Center (https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/sports-medicine), the Department of Biomedical Engineering (https://bme.osu.edu/), the Wright Center of Innovation in Biomedical Imaging (https://medicine.osu.edu/departments/radiology/research/wright-center-of-innovation), and the Spine Research Institute (http://spine.osu.edu).

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine aspires to be the model comprehensive college of veterinary medicine in the world, impacting animal and human health through innovation, collaboration, and excellence. Rooted in the foundational principles of health and wellbeing, diversity and inclusion, advancing partnerships, resource stewardship and alignment with The Ohio State University’s strategic plan, the College of Veterinary Medicine seeks to make a difference through six key goals outlined in the Be The Model™ Strategic Plan (https://vet.osu.edu/about-college/strategic-plan).

Our highly ranked DVM degree program has a prestigious history of outstanding graduates and leaders.  The College of Veterinary Medicine (www.vet.osu.edu) is ranked 4th among North American colleges of veterinary medicine by U.S. News & World Report.  Columbus is the largest and fastest-growing city in Ohio, with a vibrant blend of arts and culture; inspired culinary, fashion, music and entertainment scenes; exciting collegiate and professional sports; and an open, entrepreneurial spirit. With a burgeoning downtown, lively urban districts and a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods, it's a city that invites exploration (https://visit.osu.edu/experience).

Collegiality, civility, mutual support, and respect for others are strongly held values in the College of Veterinary Medicine. We support diverse beliefs and the free exchange of ideas and expect that faculty, staff, and students promote these values and apply them in a professional manner in all academic endeavors.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Profit-sharing will be provided for the clinical effort provided at the VMC-Dublin clinical facility. The start date is negotiable. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. Additional information regarding faculty appointments, promotion and tenure in the department and departmental governance can be found at https://vet.osu.edu/clinical-sciences/departmental-administration

Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Rich Bednarski, Chair, by email (bednarski.1@osu.edu) or phone (614-292-7105) or to the search committee chair, Dr. Nina Kieves (kieves.1@osu.edu).  To apply, interested candidates are invited to submit an application, a letter of intent stating professional goals and interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least references to the following link: https://osujoblinks.com/gp3q.

The Ohio State University is an EEO/AA Employer and promotes a tobacco-free campus.

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Tierklinik Ismaning, 85737 Ismaning, Germany

… in Voll- oder Teilzeit

Als Diplomate ECVS oder Fachtierärzt*in für Kleintierchirurgie unterstützen Sie unser Team als Oberärzt*in für Chirurgie, insbesondere im Bereich der Orthopädie und Traumatologie bringen Sie mehrjährige Erfahrung mit. Freuen Sie sich auf ein breites Spektrum an Patienten und Fällen. Erweitern Sie durch interdisziplinäres Arbeiten Ihren Wissensschatz und Fallkatalog.

Ihre Aufgaben:

  • Vormittags operieren Sie eigenverantwortlich Ihre Patienten, vor allem aus dem Bereich der Orthopädie und Traumatologie. Neben der Versorgung von Kreuzbandrissen per TPLO oder CBLO gehören auch arthroskopische Operationen an Ellbogen- und Schultergelenk sowie die Behandlung von Kniescheibenluxationen und Frakturen dazu. Sie arbeiten selbstständig, sicher und besonnen.
  • Sie bringen großes Interesse an der Ausbildung von Fachtierarzt-Anwärter*innen und Interns und an der Leitung kleiner Teams mit.
  • Die Übernahme von Hintergrunddiensten in Rotation mit mindestens 2 weiteren Oberärzt*innen ist für Sie selbstverständlich.
  • Ein guter Kontakt zu den überweisenden Tierärzt*innen ist Ihnen wichtig, daher führen Sie Rücküberweisungen sofort aus.
  • Nachmittags führen Sie selbstständig die orthopädische Sprechstunde und unterstützen Ihre jüngeren Kolleg*innen in Fachfragen.

Das bieten wir Ihnen:

  • Ein breites Spektrum an Operationen lässt Sie weitere Erfahrungen sammeln und Ihre Fachkenntnis vertiefen. So können Sie Ihren Fallkatalog laufend erweitern.
  • Wir behandeln nach neuesten wissenschaftlichen Standards und den Prinzipien der AO. Die Verwendung einer großen Bandbreite an konventionellen und winkelstabilen Plattensystemen ist für uns ebenso wichtig, wie die Möglichkeit einer intraoperativen Durchleuchtung mittels C-Bogen.
  • Geregelte Arbeits- und Dienstzeiten sind selbstverständlich. Überstunden werden zeitnah abgebaut, da Sie über ein Zeiterfassungssystem genau dokumentiert werden.
  • Ein tierärztliches Anästhesie-Team garantiert die Sicherheit Ihrer Patienten während den Operationen.
  • Es erwarten Sie kurze Entscheidungswege mit flachen Hierarchien und eigenem Handlungsspielraum.
  • Auch Mitarbeiter*innen in Teilzeit sind bei uns herzlich willkommen.

Beginn ist nach Vereinbarung.

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Assistant Or Associate Professor, Large Animal Surgery (Equine / Production Animal)

Assistant or Associate Professor, Large Animal Surgery (Equine / Production Animal), St. Kitts, West Indies, St. Kitts/Nevis

To make a difference, you have to be different. That’s what we strive to be.

A career with Ross Vet is more than just a job; it is an extraordinary opportunity to join an innovative, collaborative community of passionate professionals making a difference every day by advancing human and animal health through the power of education.

We make a difference by providing our students with an unparalleled learning experience as they prepare for lifelong career success as today’s veterinarians and tomorrow’s leaders. Ross Vet colleagues thrive in a culture that encourages personal growth and professional development, bringing meaning and purpose to everything we do.

Position Overview:

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) offers a unique AVMA-accredited program of training on the island of St. Kitts, West Indies. The island, located in Caribbean, provides an opportunity for study in an environment rich in distinctive culture, natural beauty, and exotic marine and wildlife. A cutting-edge and innovative curriculum, provides the best possible training for tomorrow’s veterinarians. Students benefit from seven semesters of integrated pre-clinical and clinical studies on our beautiful St. Kitts campus, followed by one year of clinical training at one of our affiliate veterinary teaching hospitals in the United States, Canada, Europe and New Zealand. We prioritize recruitment of talented faculty and staff who are experts in their field and passionate about veterinary education, and who wish to join us in delivering our vision of practice-ready graduates.

We are seeking 2 new members to join our collegial Large Animal faculty team – 1 Surgeon and 1 Internal Medicine. Both positions will report directly to the department Head of Clinical Sciences.  Ranks for each position will be determined by qualifications and experience.  We are recruiting at the Clinical Instructor or Assistant Professor level for the Medicine position and at the Assistant or Associate Professor level for the Surgery role. 

For the Medicine position, the successful candidate will provide instruction in production animal medicine with an emphasis on herd health. For the Surgery position, Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS). Substantial appropriate clinical experience could substitute for the above in exceptional circumstances.

A strong research interest will be expected. If an applicant does not hold a MS or PhD there will be an expectation to undertake post graduate research qualification. The University has clear strategy and funding for conditions relevant to infectious disease and health concerns of animals in the tropics.

Both roles will have responsibilities in 3 core areas.  Those include:

1. Teaching:
• Participate in team-taught courses such as large animal medicine and surgery
• Participate in case-based or other didactic courses
• Participate in Essential Veterinary Skills and Introduction to Clinics laboratories

2. Research and Scholarly Activity:
• Submit grants for intramural funding and/or extramural funding
• Develop an independent and/or collaborative research program resulting in publications in peer-
reviewed journals
• Presentation of scientific findings at conferences

3. Service:
• Engagement in service activities including faculty meetings, assigned committees, and student
support via meetings by appointment is expected.
• Serve on postgraduate committees for MSc and PhD students as deemed appropriate by the
Department Head
• Other duties as determined by the Department Head

• DVM or equivalent is required.
• Board certification is highly preferred.
       o For the Medicine position - Large Animal Internal Medicine (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), Practitioner Boards (Food Animal) are preferred but not required.
       o For the Surgery position - Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS).
• Preference will be given to those candidates with experience in teaching in a University environment in an AVMA accredited school or equivalent.
• The successful applicant should have excellent interpersonal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and work experience. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by submitting curriculum vitae (CV) and letter of intent describing the vision of their contribution in areas of teaching, research, and service online at https://careers.adtalem.com/us/en/ross-university-school-of-veterinary-medicine. Direct general inquiries to Cynthia.Butchley@adtalem.com.

The salary is very competitive with US based universities, plus there is no income tax in St. Kitts. Additional benefits include significant relocation and repatriation package, health insurance, annual continuous education budget, annual travel benefit, geographical living allowance, retirement match (up to 6% of the salary) and 7 weeks paid leave, usually taken between semesters.

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Board-certified Or Residency-trained Small Animal Surgeon

Awake Djursjukhus, Stockholm, Sweden

Wanna spend a year (or more) in Stockholm?

This summer something big is happening in Sweden. (Yes, Sweden. Northern light, vikings, elk and amazing people). In central Stockholm a group of veterinary professionals and entrepreneurs are doing something very unswedish by opening a 24 hour ER and Specialty Veterinary Hospital.
Did you ever think "one day I'm going to do something wild"? That day is now! We'll help get you on your way to (according to Roger Moore, aka James Bond) the most beautiful city in the world. Our department of agriculture does however seem to think non-European vets are villains, so having a European vet-license will be very advantageous. 

Ok, so let’s slow down and take this from the beginning (and the way you might be used to in conventional advertisement-forums).

AWAKE Veterinary Specialty Hospital is a brand new, state-of-the-art emergency and specialty hospital in beautiful Stockholm.
We are seeking a board-certified or residency trained Surgeon to join our rapidly growing team (or provide locum coverage preferably from July 2021 and until retirement…).
If you have a fabulous oncology- internist- or radiology-buddy, they may come with since we intend to continue our growth.

AWAKE Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Hospital is a staff-owned start-up, committed to providing cutting-edge medicine to our community while maintaining a close-knit family dynamic. We prefer collaboration to competition, and see ourself as the continuation of the local family vet. We will open in July 2021.

We are the first ER/Specialty Veterinary Hospital in Scandinavia and everything is (for us) new; Our concept, the team, the venue and of course the equipment.  We are fully equipped for endoscopy (gastro, broncho, rhino, cysto…), radiology (Siemens Somatom Perspective 128 slice CT, GE Logiq E10 US and Fujji FDR Smart X x-ray) and Arthrex arthroscopy and laparoscopy.

Our team members range from being locals to representing >8 countries around the world. We are passionate about diversity, equality and sustainibility, and believe in knowledge exchange across all borders.

Like most other hospitals we offer competitive salary • Opportunity for equity ownership • Health benefits • No overnights • 4-day work-week • Paid time off • 5-week vacation/year •  CE allowance 

What we in addition can add to the pot is the unique balance of medical career, entrepreneurship and quality of life. Our staff range from living in the heart of sizzling downtown Stockholm to the retreats of beautiful countryside only 30 minutes away. 

If you are looking for a change and would like to experience a new country while getting paid for it, this opportunity might be for you.

Obviously you’re an adventurous person; you did after all read this far.

Curious or interested? 

Send an e-mail to: info@awakedjursjukhus.se

or visit: www.awakedjursjukhus.se/career



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Equine Surgeon

Veterinary Hospital Leon University, Leon Univesity, Spain

Veterinary Hospital Leon University is a multidisciplinary referral Hospital in Spain.

We have a modern well equipped clinic, including three equine exam room, three operating rooms, knock down for elective and emergency surgeries and a large indoor area, arthroscopy, intraoperative fluoroscopy, as well as digital radiography, gastroscopvt and ultrasonography equipment.
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity available at this Hospital to allow an expansion of surgical and sport medicine services.

The position will require contributing to the after-hours rotation.

León is a fantastic city. 250 Km north of Madrid, with excellent work life balance. It does offer a fantastic variety of things to see and do.

The ideal candidate would be a board certified surgeon (ECVS or ACVS}, but this is not mandatory if the candidate demonstrates experience in Equine Surgery, or is preparing de ECVS or ACVS exam
Candidate must take of our sport medicine department and help us to continue to expand our referral practice.

As a University Centre, we expect high motivation in training on teaching, because supervision of students and Interns Is required.

The applicants have to understand and speak the Spanish language.
We offer competitive salary dependant of skills and experience.
For further information and to apply please contact to ulehvges@unileon.es

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Veterinary Surgeon Wanted!

Kleintierpraxis Janassary Albring Dr. Avenarius, Frechen, Germany

Your heart beats for surgery and you love to operate independently? You have several years of experience in the field of small animal surgery and would like to prove your skills in our young, dynamic practice with 20 employees? Are you willing to share your professional expertise and practical experience with your colleagues in a committed team?
Then you have found the right place! Due to increasing referrals and a growing customer base, we are looking for an accomplished veterinary surgeon to join our surgical team.

Located only 15 km from the city centre of Cologne, Germany we are an independent clinic offering a friendly and open working environment.

• Modern and well-equipped practice with digital x-ray, dental x-ray, sonography, an in-house laboratory and a surgical focus
• Opportunity to actively participate in the development of a small animal practice and to continue your professional development
• Performance-related pay, respectful teamwork and consideration of personal circumstances
• Motivated team
• Regulated working hours, no night shifts
• Flexible working time models between 30-40 hours per week
• Pets welcome!

Sound appealing? Then we look forward to receiving your application to bewerbung@tierarzt-frechen.de


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Referral Veterinary Surgeon

Pride Veterinary Centre, Derby, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

A Specialist or residency trained Surgeon is required to join our established team at Pride Veterinary Centre in Derby, Derbyshire. Our Surgeons enjoy a challenging mixed caseload, however for this role we are looking for a Surgeon to focus on an Orthopaedic caseload. There will be some Soft Tissue when working on call.

We are looking for a referral clinician who is ready for something exciting and new, with the passion and skills to care for patients, customers, and colleagues alike and be an integral part of a truly multidisciplinary team. The working hours for this role are generally Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6pm with the on-call rota shared amongst the team and well supported.

Pride Veterinary Centre is a state-of-the-art referral and teaching hospital, in full collaboration with the University of Nottingham Veterinary School. This provides the opportunity to support teaching and research interests and the chance to inspire the next generation of veterinary professionals.
The fantastic facilities include 13 consultation rooms, 7 hospital wards, 5 theatres, full advanced imaging suite (with CT and MRI), 3 ultrasound rooms, interventional radiology and cardiology capabilities, an endoscopy suite, hydrotherapy pool and treadmills and dedicated chemotherapy & radio-iodine treatment rooms.

Pride Veterinary Centre is the central small animal hospital for the Scarsdale Veterinary Group, a multi-species practice employing over 300 staff across 12 sites in the Midlands. At Pride we offer specialist services in anaesthesia, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, oncology, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, neurology, ophthalmology, and exotics. Cardiology and Dermatology with advanced practitioners alongside on-site hydrotherapy and physiotherapy. The state-of-the-art hospital provides 24/7 veterinary care, supported by a dedicated night team. We work closely with the University of Nottingham, with the veterinary students rotating through first opinion and referral services at Pride. We are located at the edge of Derby city centre with good transport links to major cities via road and rail network. East Midlands Airport and Birmingham International Airport offer convenient access to domestic and international destinations. The beautiful Peak District is just around the corner.

Our Surgery team comprises 5 surgeons, 2 residents, 2 surgical interns and dedicated nursing team. We also have our own night service for inpatient care throughout the night. The experienced, friendly team of 100+ veterinary professionals at Pride deliver Specialist led care, collaborating to provide the best possible outcome for all our patients. The team provides referral services to external veterinary professionals and to our own first opinion vets. Alongside this, there is a Vets at Night service, dedicated leadership structure and support functions such as Customer Care, HR and Marketing.

Applicants should be Diplomates of the European or American College of Veterinary Surgeons or have completed an ECVS or ACVS approved small animal surgery residency.
1. Peer reviewed publications and CPD delivery portfolio at recognised events
2. Previous experience in teaching

Benefits (subject to pro rata):

• An excellent salary package commensurate with experience
• 5 weeks holiday allowance plus bank holidays and birthday off work
• Increase in holiday allowance with service
• £3000 CPD cost allowance plus 10 days CPD days to give or receive training
• RCVS and VDS costs covered plus 2 chosen subscriptions
• Regular internal CPD, rounds and morbidity and mortality rounds to maximise patient outcomes
• Death in Service Cover
• Private Healthcare
• Discount staff pet scheme
• Plus many other benefits

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

To apply, please email your CV to Rebecca at Rebecca.coleman@ivcevidensia.com or call 07970049413 for more information.

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North Carolina State University - College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, USA

The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, is seeking applications from qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor in Small Animal Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery or Assistant Clinical Professor in Small Animal Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery.

Qualifications: DVM or equivalent degree. Must be surgery residency trained. Accepted credentials for ACVS (preferred) or ECVS exam required by start date.  Candidates must meet requirements for a North Carolina Faculty License, or regular North Carolina veterinary licensure.

Responsibilities:  We are seeking a clinical or tenure-track faculty member in the field of Small Animal Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery at the rank of Assistant Professor. The selected candidate for this position will provide effective and efficient patient care and hospital service management, continually improve quality of care as an integrated member of the surgery section and the teaching hospital as a whole, develop new knowledge in the realm of soft tissue and oncologic surgery by conducting high-quality collaborative research and engage in both clinical and basic research in the diagnosis and treatment of small animal surgical diseases, act as a surgical advisor to referring veterinarians (daily phone consultations) and other NC State Veterinary Hospital clinicians, and develop innovative and valued didactic and clinical learning experiences for veterinary students, residents, interns, and veterinary practitioners.

Clinical responsibilities include receiving patients and the diagnosis and surgical management of soft tissue surgery patients referred from veterinarians throughout North Carolina and the southeast.
Clinical teaching responsibilities include performing the above clinical duties with senior students and house officers and performing daily rounds with senior students, interns and residents.
In addition to the aforementioned skills, candidates interested in a tenure-track position must have a proven record in research, which includes the ability to write and develop proposals that will obtain extramural funding.

Appointment Date:  On or after July 1, 2021. 

Link to Apply:  To apply or for more information please go to https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/143513.

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date. NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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Equine Surgeon

The Equine Hospital. Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Equine Hospital of the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh is seeking an equine surgeon. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity available at this Hospital to allow an expansion of surgical and lameness services. The hospital sees a wide variety of surgical cases and a large number of lameness examinations. The position will be full-time position.

This role is to serve as a surgeon on the after-hours rotation helping with a large caseload of emergency surgeries (colic…) and to help with elective surgeries. Applicants will be expected to be ECVS or ACVS Board-certified specialists.

The position will require contributing to the after-hours rotation. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.

An opportunity to set up a residency programme in Equine surgery is likely.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualification level, but is tax free. The package will include accommodation, vehicle use, Medical insurance, annual return flights and a CPD allowance.
To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Mr. M. Alahmari. Email: mahmari@teh.sa

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Soft Tissue Surgeon / Weichteilchirurg

AniCura Tierklinik Haar, Munich / München / Haar, Germany

Die AniCura Tierklinik Haar steht für ein Höchstmaß an Kompetenz und Expertise in der orthopädischen Chirurgie, der Weichteilchirurgie sowie der Unfallchirurgie. Die Basis für unseren langjährigen Erfolg und stetes Wachstum bildet ein spezialisiertes und engagiertes Team sowie die weit über München hinausgehende Reputation als Überweisungsklinik für anspruchsvolle und komplexe chirurgische Fälle. Als hochspezialisierte Kleintierklinik stellen Innere Medizin, Kardiologie, Neurologie und Neurochirurgie, Dermatologie und modernste Bildgebung weitere starke Säulen unseres Hauses dar. Mit einem 100-köpfigen Team aus Tierärzten (davon 12 Diplomates und 13 Fachtierärzte), Tiermedizinischen Fachangestellten, Auszubildenden und weiterem Fachpersonal sind wir eine der größten Tierkliniken in Deutschland.

Zum weiteren Ausbau unseres Klinikteams suchen wir:

Oberarzt Weichteilchirurgie (m/w/d)

Diplomate ECVS/ACVS oder FTA Kleintierchirurgie (m/w/d) mit ausgeprägtem Schwerpunkt/langjähriger Spezialisierung im Bereich der Weichteilchirurgie

Unser Leistungsspektrum - Weichteilchirurgie:
Die Weichteilchirurgie deckt umfassend die Gebiete der Viszeralchirurgie, Thoraxchirurgie, Abdomenchirurgie, onkologische und rekonstruktive Chirurgie sowie minimal-invasive chirurgische Verfahren ab.

Im Rahmen der HNO-Chirurgie werden neben BOAS-Operationen (Folded flap palatoplasty, Nares-Korrektur, Tonsillektomie), TECABOs, Bullaosteotomien, Larynxparalysen, Mandibul-/Maxillektomien, Sialadenektomien, komplexe Tumorresektionen mit anschließender rekonstruktiver Chirurgie sowie Augenoperationen wie Korrekturen von Entropium, Ektropium, „Cherry eye“ und Enukleationen durchgeführt.

Neben den gängigen Eingriffen der Viszeralchirurgie bieten wir zudem die Implantation von SUBs, das Setzen von Kathetern (z.B. „low profile gastrostomy tubes“, PEG-Tubes, etc) oder Stents sowie den Verschluss von extrahepatischen portosystemischen Shunts mittels Ameroid-Konstriktor oder Cellophane-Banding an. Unterstützend zum Einsatz kommen bei diversen Operationen regelmäßig die Gefäßversiegelung mittels Caiman sowie verschiedene Stapler (TA, GIA).

Die Thoraxchirurgie umfasst abgesehen von regulären geplanten und Notfall-Thorakotomien insbesondere video-assistierte thorakoskopische Eingriffe (VATS) mit Perikardektomie, Ligatur des Ductus thoracicus, diagnostische und therapeutische Explorationen und ggf. Lungenlappenresektion.

In der onkologischen Chirurgie legen wir neben der Resektion verschiedenster Weichteiltumore ein besonderes Augenmerk auf die rekonstruktive Chirurgie. Hier kommt die Anwendung diverser Hautverschiebeplastiken oder auch Hauttransplantationen zum Einsatz ebenso wie ein tertiärer Verschluss mit Einsatz der VAC-Therapie.
Die Implantation von trachealen sowie urethralen Stents nach vorheriger bildgebender Diagnostik bieten wir bei geeigneten Patienten an, ebenso wie das palliative Setzen eine Pleuraports mit anschließender, ambulanter Betreuung der Patienten.

Interventionelle Eingriffe erfolgen in interdisziplinärer Zusammenarbeit mit der kardiologischen Abteilung (z.B. PDA-Embolisation, Implantation Herzschrittmacher, Ballonvalvuloplastie). Speziell für diese fluoroskopischen Verfahren verfügen wir über einen neuen weiteren C-Bogen (Modell Ziem Version FD). Dieser kann zudem bei einem interventionellen minimalinvasivem Verschluss von intrahepatischen portosystemischen Shunts, Setzen von Tracheal- und Urethrastents sowie bei der Chemoembolisation von Prostata- und Leberkarzinomen zum Einsatz kommen.

Interdisziplinäre Zusammenarbeit innerhalb unseres Klinikteams ist uns sehr wichtig und trägt alltäglich dazu bei, die besten Diagnostik- und Therapieansätze für unsere Patienten zu finden. Wir unterstützen beim Fallmanagement, diskutieren, finden gemeinsam Lösungen und denken über das Bekannte hinaus. Aufgrund abteilungsübergreifender Zusammenarbeit mit den Kollegen der Internistik, Neurologie und Kardiologie und dem Vorteil einer umfassenden stationären Betreuung, ist die intensive Nachsorge komplexer OP-Patienten möglich.

Was Sie auszeichnet:
Sie sind ein erfahrener Weichteilchirurg und Diplomate ECVS /ACVS oder Fachtierarzt für Kleintierchirurgie (m/w/d). Im Rahmen Ihrer langjährigen Erfahrung haben Sie sich neben der Routine bei Standardoperationen ein spezialisiertes Wissen in allen Bereichen der Weichteilchirurgie erworben und sind bereit dies auch weiterzugeben. Sie beherrschen die gängigen thorako- und laparoskopischen Verfahren und sind bereit diese bis hin zu Adrenalektomien oder Cholezystektomien auszubauen. Erfahrung oder Interesse an kardiovaskulärer Chirurgie sowie an interventioneller Kardiologie und Radiologie sind wünschenswert.
Motivation, proaktives und leidenschaftliches Arbeiten sind Voraussetzung für klinische Spitzenleistung. Zudem verfügen Sie über ausgezeichnete Sozialkompetenzen, Organisationstalent, Teamfähigkeit und Führungsqualitäten. Aufgeschlossenheit für neue innovative Techniken wird vorausgesetzt.
Auf die stetige chirurgische Aus- und Weiterbildung unserer jüngeren Teammitglieder zum Diplomate ECVS oder FTA sowie unserer TFAs sind wir stolz und freuen uns an dieser Stelle auf Ihren aktiven Beitrag.

Unser Angebot:
Wir bieten Ihnen ein komplexes Spektrum an interessanten Fällen in einem sympathischen und effizient arbeitenden Team. Ihre persönliche und fachliche Weiterbildung wird gezielt gefördert und unterstützt. Über die AniCura-Gruppe stehen Ihnen zudem vielfältige Austausch- und Weiterbildungsangebote zur Verfügung.

Wenn Sie Spaß an der Arbeit haben, Teamgeist schätzen, neugierig sind für Innovation und Weiterbildung als Motivation verstehen, dann freuen wir uns, Sie kennenzulernen. Bitte senden Sie Ihre aussagekräftigen Bewerbungsunterlagen im PDF-Format an: haar.bewerbung@anicura.de

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Small animal



We are a multidisciplinary referral hospital (renovated in 2021), which offers specialized services in diagnostic imaging, cardiology, endoscopy, soft tissue surgery, orthopedics, neurology and minimally invasive surgery.

Located on Calle Delicias 35, its location in the heart of Madrid allows us to be a few hours away at any point of the Spanish geography (the Atocha-AVE station is one minute walk from our hospital).

Your Skills

  • Comitted and inspiring person, who wants to be part of a team of 12 veterinarians
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: empathy assertiveness, Good organizational and communication skills
  • Fluent handling of both spoken and written languages Spanish and English

Your Tasks

  • Person in charge in your area of expertise for referring colleagues
  • Supervision, management and leadership in each respective department, including back-up and on-call duties
  • Maintaining our high medical standards through taking part in regular training and education
  • Development of publications, conferences and seminars both internal and external to the hospital

What we offer

  • An attractive job in the sunny city of Madrid (Spain)
  • Excellent work life balanceA modern and friendly young work team
  • Salary and rank will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience

Become part of our team and send your application please contact Maite Riesco (HR management) e-mail: rrhh@cmvdelicias.com

More information: ANUNCIO.pdf

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Large animal

Equine Surgeon (full-time)

Pferdeklinik Dallgow Altano GmbH, Dallgow-Rohrbeck, Germany

Equine Clinic Dallgow Altano GmbH, Dallgow near Berlin, Germany

Position with long-term perspective to become a leading team member for ECVS boarded or board-eligible clinician available from June 2021 onwards.

Equine Clinic Dallgow is a purely equine hospital with associated ambulatory practice and located about 20km west of the heart of Berlin (https://www.pferdeklinik-dallgow.de). We focus on orthopedics and orthopedic surgery, however offer a full range of procedures including a 24/7 emergency & colic surgery service to our clients. Our hospital is equipped with all necessary equipment and advanced diagnostic imaging facilities (nuclear scintigraphy & computed tomography).

What is missing is YOU:
An ECVS board-eligible or boarded clinician prepared to share the after-hours case load and striving to lead and motivate other team members. Our team approach requires friendliness and openness towards people and enjoy working with horses. German language skills would be an asset, preparedness to learn German is a requirement and will be strongly supported.

We offer a team-oriented and warm working atmosphere, salary commensurate with experience, leisure time compensation, an employer-funded pension scheme and the advantage for professional development and exchange within the Altano Group.

For further information and to apply please contact:
Dr. Nadine Püllen

For more opportunities within the Altano Group please see

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Large animal

Equine Surgery Clinician

VetAgro Sup Campus Vétérinaire de Lyon, Marcy L'Etoile, France

Clinical track position in Equine Surgery available at the Clinéquine of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of VetAgro Sup (Veterinary Campus, University of Lyon) at Marcy L’Etoile, France.

Clinical and teaching duties (80%) : Participation in clinical teaching, including patient care, lameness examinations, elective and emergency surgery; Supervision of students, externs, interns and residents in the disciplines of surgery and lameness examination; Evaluation of acquired knowledge of veterinary students through examination; Guidance and assistance of the administrative secretaries of the Clinéquine in the areas of surgery and orthopaedics.
Other duties : administration, clinical research and outreach for VetAgro Sup (20%).

• Graduate from an accredited veterinary school
• Having completed a residency in Large Animal (Equine) Surgery
• Diplomate or eligibility to sit the examination of the European or American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS, ACVS)
• Licensed to practise in France
• Able to speak French or willing to learn the language

Candidates are invited to submit a letter of intent, indicating their interest and career objectives, along with a curriculum vitae and a copy of diplomas to:
Prof. Olivier Lepage olivier.lepage@vetagro-sup.fr

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

More information: EQUINE SURGERY CLINICIAN.pdf

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