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Tenure or Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor Print
Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Louisiana State University, School of Veterinary Medicine

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Science at Louisiana State University invites applicants for an open faculty position in Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia. This is a tenure or clinical track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate or professor. Rank and salary are commensurate with the individuals experience and qualifications.

Job Summary: Provide service for the Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. Clinical responsibilities include anesthesia support for the small, large, and zoo-exotic animal services within the teaching hospital, and participation in after-hours emergency service. Clinical responsibilities will be shared with other members of the anesthesia service (total of 4 anesthesiologists, 7 technicians, and 1 to 2 residents).

Candidates will also be expected to contribute towards didactic and laboratory instruction in veterinary anesthesiology and teaching of clinical veterinary anesthesia and analgesia to veterinary students. Collaborative and some independent research endeavors are encouraged for clinical-tracks and required for tenure-track. Strong people skills and team approach towards practicing veterinary medicine is required.

The LSU-SVM has a strong research base in veterinary and biomedical sciences with numerous opportunities for collaborations, both clinical and bench-top research projects. The SVM is the largest NIH funded unit at LSU. We also have a research office for granting and grantsmanship to support our faculty.

Requirements: DVM or equivalent degree with successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA / ECVAA) approved residency program. Diplomate status from the ACVAA / ECVAA is preferred, but board-eligible individuals will also be considered. Candidates with strong teaching ability, advanced degree and/or experience in team research are desired.

Special instructions: Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s)/diploma may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. A copy of your certification(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, proof of certification is required prior to hire.

Additional Position Information: Applications will be reviewed until an appropriate candidate is identified. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Application site

Any questions, please email Dr. Dale Paccamonti, Professor and Dept. Head of the LSU Veterinary Clinical Sciences, at pacc@lsu.edu or call at 225-578-9553.

LSU IS COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY AND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER

Veterinarian/internship Print
Wednesday, 20 March 2019

University of Bern
Department for BioMedical Research

Junior clinical laboratory animal veterinarian / internship in laboratory animals

Work range 100%, the position is temporary for 2 years

Who we are
The Central Animal Facilities of the DBMR University of Bern is building upon excellence in its animal care program and provides veterinary care, animal model support, regulatory advice and training. Two board certified Faculty (Dip ECVAA, Dip ECLAM), one Clinician and 12 certified technicians directly support the program.
We are seeking highly motivated individuals to apply for the position of junior clinical laboratory animals’ veterinarian. The position can count as Internship in Veterinary Medicine (European College).

Position description
This position will report to the Clinical veterinarian. The specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Veterinary care: Provide the necessary health care of rodents and rabbits. Participate in veterinary facility rounds and on-call schedule. Apply preventive medicine programs including rodent sentinel, vendor surveillance and quarantine programs. Care for the veterinary pharmacy.

• Animal Model Support: Support scientists to prepare animal models for rodent and non-rodent species (anesthesia, analgesia and post-operative care, medication administration, ultrasound imaging ect…)

• Animal Welfare and Regulatory Compliance: Ensure regulatory compliance with internal guidelines, local and national regulations. Prepare Standard Operating procedures and guidelines. Help promote the welfare and quality of life of research animals.

• Teaching: Participate to the internal training to researchers and animal care staff. Attend Seminars and Journal Club

Note:
We promote the continuing professional and competences development.

For an outstanding and highly motivated candidate, possibility to write a scientific paper on a laboratory animal or anesthesia topic as part of a dissertation for the Dr. Med. Vet title. This includes the design, planning, implementation and written publication of the research topic.

Requirements

• Degree in Veterinary Medicine and national license

• Fluent in English and comfortable German (written and oral)

• Initiative, goal oriented and excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Contact
Interested applicants should submit 1) a letter of intent outlining specific interest in the position, overall related qualifications and experience and career goals; 2) curriculum vitae.
Bewerbung@dbmr.unibe.ch
Universität Bern
Department for BioMedical Research
Ref: Application CAF med. Vet.
Murtenstrasse 35
3008 Bern

Small Animal Veterinary Anaesthesia Specialist Print
Saturday, 16 March 2019

Due to an exciting programme of expansion at our vibrant and busy multi-disciplinary referral hospital, Northwest Veterinary Specialists we are seeking an Anaesthesia Specialist. The successful candidate will join our team of four ECVAA and one DVA Anaesthetists who run the anaesthesia service, along with our veterinary nurses, assist with emergency and critical care, and run the hospital’s very successful pain clinic. We also have a dedicated anaesthesia US machine optimised for loco-regional anaesthesia and a peripheral nerve locator. This is an area in constant development in the hospital.

If you are a Diplomate, are residency trained, or hold similar small animal anaesthesia qualifications or experience, then we would love to hear from you.

Full or part time hours are available, as are job share and flexible working options if required.

Located in modern facilities, with free onsite parking and a fully subsidised canteen, Northwest Veterinary Specialists is an easy commute from historic Chester, Liverpool, North Wales or Manchester. Major road and train routes, and airports, are within easy reach, as are beautiful national parks, forests and mountains. Find out more about the area here: https://www.visitnorthwest.com/.

We really do have the best of city living and rural life on our doorstep!

Our specialities cover anaesthesia and pain management, neurology and neurosurgery, soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, oncology, internal medicine, cardiology, and diagnostic imaging (including on site MRI and CT); and we work closely with other referral centres in our group to facilitate clinical research and access to shared expertise.

Participation in an out of hours rota is required whilst providing continuing education to referring practitioners, interns and nurses is actively encouraged.

We offer excellent colleague benefits, including:

  • Competitive salary plus bonus scheme
  • Significant pension employer contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Private health care (plus reduced costs for family cover)
  • Relocation expenses
  • 10 days CPD allowance and financial support for attending conferences
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays, with increased leave for long service
  • Additional leave for personal milestones such as birthdays, starting school and moving, plus an extra week off when getting married or entering into a civil partnership
  • Access to the Pets at Home Restricted Share Plan (free shares) and Sharesave Scheme (discounted shares after a year’s service)
  • Professional memberships paid
  • Colleague discounts on a range of products and services, including 20% off with the Pets at Home group
  • Free parking and fully subsidised canteen

If you would like to join our happy, professional team of EBVS and RCVS specialists and highly skilled nurses, and you share our passion for delivering outstanding client care and clinical standards, then we would be pleased to hear from you.

Please contact Miguel Martinez,Ldo Vet CertVA DipECVAA MRCVS in complete confidence to apply or for any informal enquiries.
T: 01928 711400
E: mmartinez@nwspecialists.com
W: www.nwspecialists.com

We are always happy to discuss flexible, locum and part time working options, and are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Resident in Veterinary Anaesthesia (Full-Time) Print
Friday, 15 March 2019

Dick White Referrals (DWR) is pleased to invite applications for a resident position in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. Dick White Referrals is a small animal referral centre, with a busy and challenging case-load and state-of-the-art facilities (including 5 theatres, 4 dog wards, dedicated cat ward, MRI, CT, digital radiography, ultrasound, on site laboratory with clinical pathology and histology, intensive care facilities, water treadmill and physiotherapy unit), offering secondary and tertiary referral service for small animals in soft tissue surgery, orthopaedic surgery, neurology/neurosurgery, minimally invasive surgery, interventional radiology, internal medicine, emergency medicine and critical care, cardiology, oncology, ophthalmology, diagnostic imaging, dermatology and physiotherapy. The centre is currently undergoing expansion, with expected completion date in late 2019.

DWR is an ECVAA (European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia) training centre, offering a standard training programme supervised by 6 ECVAA diploma holders, based at DWR and at Newmarket Equine Hospital (NEH), where the anaesthesia team of DWR provides an in hour anaesthesia service. Externships will be organised to gain experience in farm animals and exotic/wild animal anaesthesia. DWR has been offering a residency training programme in veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia since 2009.

The suitable candidate will join a team of 6 ECVAA Diploma holders, a Clinical Fellow, two residents, three anaesthesia interns and four anaesthesia technicians. He/she must be enthusiastic, interested and with some experience in anaesthesia, analgesia and intensive care, keen to work as part of a team. As parte of ECVAA pre-residency requirements, he/she must have done at least a one year rotating internship (or have at least two years experience in general practice), and a second anaesthesia internship is desirable, but not essential. Candidates must be UK resident or entitled to reside in UK under UK immigration law, be member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons by the time of the starting date of the position, and hold a driving licence valid in UK. If not of English mother language, candidates must have good knowledge of spoken and written English, preferably certified by examination.

The successful candidate is expected to spend approximately 75% of the time in clinic, will have in total approximately 14 weeks per year off clinic (included annual leave), allocated to study, external rotations, work on research projects, CPD. The on call out-of-hours rota for DWR is 1:4. A CPD allowance is available on top of the salary. An attractive benefit package is also provided.

The deadline for applications is 5th May 2018, with the interviews in the week starting the 20th of May and the expected starting date for the appointment in November 2019.

For details regarding the residency programme, please consult DWR website, where a description of the residency programme is available in the anaesthesia page, or contact Dr Federico Corletto (fc@dwr.co.uk). Candidates wishing to apply to the position should send to Dr Corletto a curriculum vitae, a letter of intent and the contact details of two references.

Anaesthesia Intern Print
Wednesday, 13 March 2019
Anderson Moores
Reporting to: Head of Anaesthesia
Term: 1-year fixed term
Hours: Full time, plus participation in the ‘out of hours’ rota (one in four rota)
Internship start date: September – November 2019

We have three Specialist Anaesthetists and two who have completed an ECVAA residency. This is a busy, multi-disciplinary, referral-only small animal hospital in Hampshire, UK. We have a varied caseload of unusual and challenging cases and a close-knit, enthusiastic team. We continue to expand our clinical services and believe in a team approach to challenging cases.

We accept referrals in soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, cardiology, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, anaesthesiology and physiotherapy. Our Specialist Clinicians are supported by a team of highly qualified registered veterinary nurses, nursing assistants and interns. We have two nurses with VTS Anaesthesia qualifications and many of our nurses have advanced qualifications.

The Anaesthesia Intern will work under the supervision of the Anaesthetists and will be involved in the pre-anaesthetic assessments, anaesthesia induction and recovery, management of critical or high-risk anaesthesia, sedation for non-invasive procedures, loco-regional anaesthetic techniques, long and short-term analgesia management and assisting clinicians with critical cases in wards where necessary. We also run a pain clinic and the Intern will have the opportunity to join the Anaesthetist in some of these consults.

This internship will be ideally suited for someone with previous general practice experience and also some experience in anaesthesia, with an interest in pursuing a Residency in Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

We strongly support ongoing training and CPD and as a member of our team you will receive a competitive salary and a benefits package which includes private health care, reimbursement of pet insurance, Pets at Home discount and a company pension scheme.

Anderson Moores is located in a rural setting but close to national and international transport links (Heathrow, Southampton and Bournemouth airports, direct train links to London and the Midlands) and easy access to the south coast for recreational activities.

Candidates must be:
• MRCVS or hold a veterinary degree registrable with the RCVS
• Eligible to work in the United Kingdom.

Please note that due to the location of our practice and the ‘on call’ responsibilities, having your own transport would be an advantage.

Making an application
Please submit your CV together with a short covering letter, and the name and contact details of 2 references to recruitment@andersonmoores.com.

Informal enquiries and visit requests can also be made to recruitment@andersonmoores.com.

Deadline for applications: 30th April 2019
Interviewing: Week commencing 13th May 2019

We look forward to hearing from you.

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