Clinical Instructor / Residency in Equine Internal Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich - deadline 15th June 2017

The Equine Department of the Vetsuisse Faculty of the University of Zurich is offering a clinical instructor / residency position in Equine Internal Medicine starting October 1, 2017.

The appointment includes clinical service in the specialty of Equine Internal Medicine and teaching of students on clinical rotations. Emergency duties include night and weekend shifts in all sections of the Equine Hospital (internal medicine, surgery, anesthesia).

A training program in Equine Internal Medicine according to the ACVIM or ECEIM or within the Swiss Equine Practitioner (FVH) track is offered and enrolment in one of the programs is a prerequisite for this appointment.

Candidates will be selected according to the following criteria:

  • Graduation in veterinary medicine,
  • interest in clinical service in an academic environment,
  • high degree of motivation, initiative and
  • ability to work in a team and, importantly, very good knowledge of the German language (written and oral).

A completed equine internship or equivalent experience and, if applicable, a completed Dr. med. vet. thesis are mandatory for enrolment in a ACVIM, ECEIM or FVH program.

The annual salary is calculated according to the University of Zurich guidelines for junior clinicians / clinical instructors in training at the Vetsuisse Faculty.

The candidate will be appointed for at least 2 years.

The application should include a letter of intent, the curriculum vitae, copies of all relevant certificates and diplomas, and at least two letter of references. The application package should be sent in electronic format to Mrs. Ljubica Dimbrek ( Deadline for applications is June 15, 2017.

For any questions please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Ljubica Dimbrek or Prof. Colin Schwarzwald (+41 44 635 84 20).

Departement für Pferde Klinik für Pferdemedizin

Universität Zürich Departement für Pferde

Winterthurerstrasse 260 CH-8057 Zürich

Telefon +41 44 635 84 20

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