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Clinician Print
Wednesday, 18 November 2020

University of Glasgow
College of Medical, Veterinary and life Sciences
School of Veterinary Medicine

Senior Clinician /Clinician in Veterinary Anaesthesia
Vacancy Ref: 044566
Grade 7/8/9: £35,845 - £40,322/£44,045 - £51,034/£52,560 - £59,135 per annum
This post may be eligible for a clinical supplement

The University of Glasgow, School of Veterinary Medicine is seeking to recruit a Senior Clinician/Clinician in Veterinary Anaesthesia to join our team at the University of Glasgow, Small Animal Hospital. The successful candidate will contribute expertise and enthusiasm to help deliver an efficient and effective veterinary anaesthesia service.

The ideal candidate will hold a Diploma or equivalent qualification but a residency-trained colleague due to sit exams will also be considered. The role will also involve the delivery of an innovative program of clinical teaching to undergraduates alongside interns and residents.

You will be based at the Small Animal Hospital, located at the Garscube Estate, 10 minutes’ drive from the vibrant West End of Glasgow, and less than one hour from the Loch Lomond national park. You will be joining a friendly and dynamic team of approximately 30 clinicians, 28 residents/interns, and 49 nursing staff, supporting over 10 clinical specialties. The anaesthesia team itself comprises 4 ECVAA/ACVAA Diplomates, one residency-trained clinician, 4 residents and a number of anaesthesia trained nurses.

Applications are invited from candidates with a RCVS registrable degree, who have a Diploma or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

The University has an excellent pension scheme, and a generous supplement is paid for out of hour’s work.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in January 2021.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Mr Andrew Bell ( or Professor Sandra Corr (

Apply online at:

Residency position in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia Print
Monday, 02 November 2020

The Section of Anaesthesiology at the Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Switzerland is offering a three to four year residency position in veterinary anaesthesia, starting earliest April 2021. The ideal applicant is a veterinarian who has already completed a one year rotating internship or equivalent private practice experience (2 years). Further we expect good interpersonal communications skills and a team oriented personality.

This position offers an opportunity for motivated individuals interested in residency training in a high quality training program designed to prepare the candidate for board eligibility with the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

Our program is guided by currently 6 ECVAA diplomats, with input from specialists boarded in all relevant clinical and non-clinical colleges. Beside the 6 ECVAA diplomats the anaesthesia team is composed of 3 anaesthesia clinicians, 5 residents, 2 doctorants and 5 technicians.

Our hospital caseload provides training opportunities across a wide range of species, with emphasis on large and small companion animals as well as food animals.

Applicants should speak german or be willing to learn so.

Interested applicants should submit an E-mail containing a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and two letters of reference to:

Prof. Dr. med. vet. PhD Regula Bettschart-Wolfensberger
Winterhurerstr. 258 c
8057 Zurich
Tel: 0041 44 635 84 77

Closing date: January 15th 2020
Interviews: January/February 2020

Residency Print
Monday, 02 November 2020

Location: Davis, California (USA)

Residency in Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia starting August 1st 2021

We seek enthusiastic and dedicated individuals interested in anesthesia to apply for our 3-year ACVAA approved residency program. This program is designed to provide advanced clinical, non-degree, post-doctoral training in anesthesiology and pain management.

The School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) at the University of California, Davis is consistently ranked amongst the best in the world. The Veterinary Medical Centers within the SVM currently have over 120 residents in more than 30 different training programs. The anesthesia service includes 20 highly trained veterinary technicians, 5 residents, 6 ACVAA diplomates and 2 additional residency trained faculty. Our caseload (close to 5000 cases/ year), variety and complexity, coupled with excellent facilities and resources, provide ample opportunities to develop advanced knowledge and skills essential to the practice of veterinary anesthesiology.

Candidates should be US citizens, US permanent residents, or foreign nationals eligible for a J1 scholar visa (and at the time of application not be subject to holds, bars or in-country rules) or Canadian/ Mexican citizens eligible for a TN visa. For foreign applicants please visit this link for more information.

Applicants will be required to complete an application form, submit a letter of intent and curriculum vitae. Applicants should also arrange copies of transcripts, English language scores (if applicable) and three (3) letters of reference to be sent directly to

All interested applicants please visit the following website for in depth information about our training program, minimum requirements, and for complete application instructions.

Davis is a welcoming College town about 15 miles from the state capital, Sacramento. Within a short drive are world class vineyards, mountains, a beautiful coastline and the vibrant city of San Francisco. First year resident salary is $44,786 per annum plus benefits (health, vision, dental) and 24 days of vacation per year.

Note: Applications are due January 4th 2021.
Zoom interviews will be conducted by invitation 12/7/20 and 1/6/21

For informal enquiries please contact:
Linda Barter or Bruno Pypendop

Animal Welfare Officer Print
Wednesday, 07 October 2020

Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) (80-100%)

The University of Bern educates over 18’500 students and employs more than 7’300 people in around 150 institutes and nine competence centres, which are located over 90 different places. The Animal Welfare Office, as part of the vice rectorate research, ensures the quality of animal research and animal welfare.

Field of activity

The Animal Welfare Office is looking for an experienced Animal Welfare Officer to join its team of AWOs and 3R deputy coordinator. The role of the AWO, among others, is to help researchers in planning and conducting animal experimentation, to organize education courses for study directors, experimenters and animal caretakers, and to assist the University management in communication about animal experimentation and animal welfare. The AWO is also the contact point for the cantonal authorities and is involved as a representative of the University of Bern in national and international expert committees.

The AWO deals with ethical and scientific questions concerning animal experimentation and animal protection and promotes in close collaboration with the 3Rs coordinator and deputy and the Experimental Animal Center (EAC) the development and implementation of 3Rs-based protocols.

Your task will include in particular
- supporting researchers, animal care staff and University management in the areas of animal husbandry, animal experimentation and animal welfare
- advising researchers on the preparation of animal applications for experimentation
- reviewing animal experimentation applications for completeness and information for the evaluation of the indispensable extent (according to Art. 129a of the Ordinance on Animal Welfare)
- controlling experimental animal husbandries and animal experiments to check animal welfare, experimental procedures, compliance with legal or approved regulations and internal guidelines
- participating in the education and training of researchers and animal care staff

- University degree with doctorate in a veterinary medicine, medical or scientific field
- At least 3-5 years of relevant professional or research experience; preferably in the field of laboratory animal science. Experience in experimental design or biostatistics and/or zebrafish is a plus
- Excellent knowledge in the Swiss animal protection legislation
- Excellent communication skills, diplomatic skills
- Very good knowledge of German and English. Knowledge of written and spoken languages; good knowledge of French
- Good computer skills with the usual Office applications
- You are ready to keep and promote animal welfare and the quality of animal research with the colleagues of the Animal Welfare Office, the Experimental Animal Center, the researchers, those responsible for keeping and caring for laboratory animals and the university management.

We offer
- an interesting position in the field of biomedical research
- Space to design and to bring in own ideas
- attractive employment and working conditions

For further information please contact Dr Isabelle Desbaillets, Head of the animal welfare office: or 031 631 45 55. Please send your application with the usual documents electronically until October 31st, 2020 to the email address above.

Anaesthetist Print
Friday, 02 October 2020

Anaesthetist Required
Be part of one of the UKs leading small animal referral centres!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Anaesthetist to join our Specialist team at Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service. The successful applicant will hold, or be eligible to sit, a European Diploma (or equivalent), and will share our aim of providing the best possible levels of safety and care to our patients, clients, and referring veterinary surgeons.

Our current Anaesthesia team consists of two Specialists, one experienced clinical anaesthetist, an anaesthesia resident and a nurse. Providing individually tailored anaesthetic and analgesia protocols for every patient, our Anaesthetists support their colleagues in the disciplines of Soft Tissue Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Diagnostic Imaging, Dermatology, ECC and Cardiology. They also take an active role in the care of our ICU patients, alongside our Emergency and Critical Care team. Our philosophy is very much one of a friendly and collaborative culture between clinicians working across every specialism.

We have some of the best facilities to be found in Specialist multi-disciplinary centres, including onsite MRI and CT. The facilities are complimented by an excellent team of support staff who give our clinicians the opportunity to concentrate on their clinical caseload and to work in a pleasant, supportive and good-humoured atmosphere.

The position will be well remunerated with a fantastic package including six weeks holiday, plus two weeks allowance for funded CPD, a week for approved committee or examining commitments. Willows is proud to be accredited by Investors in People at the extended Silver level, and we are dedicated to providing excellent working conditions, care and support for all of our 200+ associates.

Professional Perks:
• 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
• Generous two-week CPD allowance
• Company pension scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• Wellbeing and Employee Assist programme
• Access to our newly launched well-being and relaxation suite
• Unbeatable learning environment
• Stunning state-of-the-art purpose-built facilities.

Centrally located, Willows is within easy reach of Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport, London, and the national rail and motorway networks, and only a short drive away from historic Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and the beautiful Warwickshire and Oxfordshire countryside.

Find out more……

For details on how to apply and to find out more about Willows visit:
Alternatively, for more information please contact; Alessandra Mathis, Head of Anaesthesia.
T: 0121 712 7070

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