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Lecturer/Assistant Professor Print
Monday, 18 January 2021

Job Description

College/Management Unit: UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences

School/Unit: UCD School of Veterinary Medicine

Post Title & Subject Area (if relevant): Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Veterinary Anaesthesia

Post Duration: Permanent

Grade: Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Reports to: Head of School or Nominee

Closing date: 17:00 (Irish time) on 9 February 2021

Position Summary

This is a permanent post as Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the Section of Equine Clinical Studies, Diagnostic Imaging and Anaesthesia based in the School of Veterinary Medicine, UCD. The appointee will be expected to significantly enhance the existing team in Veterinary Anaesthesia.

Applicants must hold a degree in veterinary medicine registrable with the Veterinary Council of Ireland or a specialist degree with which an application for limited registration with the Veterinary Council (see could be made. The successful applicant must be an experienced veterinary anaesthetist and have attained (or be eligible and willing to sit for) a specialist qualification in Veterinary Anaesthesia (ECVAA, DVA, ACVA).

The successful candidate will play an important role in the ongoing development of the Veterinary Anaesthesia discipline within the Section and the UCD Veterinary Hospital. In particular, the candidate will participate fully in and develop undergraduate teaching, including clinical teaching, in postgraduate residency supervision and training, and in the Veterinary Anaesthesia service of both small and large animals provided by the discipline in the Hospital. It is also expected that the successful candidate will participate in original research within the discipline, leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals and foster collaborations, both nationally and internationally.

It is expected that clinical service and related instruction will contribute approximately 50% of the appointee's effort with the remainder being devoted to teaching, research and other scholarly activity. The appointee will participate in the out-of-hours rota of the discipline.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

UCD is committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. To that end the university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We encourage applicants to consult those policies here . We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor Salary Scale: €54848 - €86235 per annum

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Lecturer Print
Monday, 18 January 2021

Lecturer in Veterinary Anesthesiology - Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatchewan

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a 2-year term lecturer position (with potential for renewal) in Veterinary Anesthesiology in the department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences beginning August 1, 2021 or by negotiation. This position will have a 75% clinical commitment and its primary focus will be the didactic and clinical teaching of undergraduate and graduate veterinarians in large and small animal veterinary anesthesia. While not a primary responsibility of the position, opportunities for collaborative research within the department exist for the interested applicant.

The WCVM is western Canada’s regional college of veterinary. It is part of a comprehensive academic health sciences group on the university campus, with access to facilities including the Canadian Light Source and the Biomedical Beamline and Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences. For further information, please visit While not required, extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist within WCVM and with the University (College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of Dentistry, and College of Kinesiology), as well as the Saskatoon Cancer Centre for the interested candidate.

The Veterinary Medical Centre at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine is currently a state-of-the-art facility AVMA and AAHA accredited primary care hospital and referral centre serving western Canada. Specialty services and undergraduate and graduate training are offered in anesthesia, dentistry, dermatology, exotics and wildlife, internal medicine, medical imaging, nutrition, oncology, ophthalmology, radiation oncology and surgery. Advanced imaging modalities such as PET-CT, MRI, CT, fluoroscopy, and nuclear scintigraphy are available on site. The radiation oncology unit has a Varian Clinac 21EX, ARIA and Eclipse treatment planning software and staffing includes a board-certified medical oncologist, radiation oncologist and radiation therapist. For more information, please visit

Senior Lecturer Print
Friday, 15 January 2021
  • Opportunity to work Veterinary Anaesthesia and research at the school ranked #1 in Australia and #12 globally
  • Located on the Camperdown Campus, at the School of Veterinary Science
  • Full-time, continuing – Level C with a base salary of $133K - $153K p.a. plus annual leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation

About the opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a teaching and research focused Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia, working under the broad direction of the Head of School and Dean. This role plays an important part of a veterinary anaesthesia team in the Sydney School of Veterinary Science. The team has responsibilities in clinical teaching of DVM4 students, practical and didactic teaching of DVM3 students and other minor responsibilities across the remainder of the DVM curriculum.

This teaching and research focus role is a standard clinical academic role with responsibilities more evenly spread across research, teaching and clinical activity. In this role, the appointee will actively engage and collaborate in the development and delivery of teaching and assessment resources for students (including undergraduates, postgraduates and residents), conduct discipline specific research of national and international quality, and deliver clinical services in veterinary anaesthesia.

This position will be primarily located at Camperdown campus with some travel expected to the Camden campus. The school provides a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in veterinary and associated disciplines. The appointee will be actively engaged in the development and delivery of anaesthesia services at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospitals. The appointee will teach in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program and advance knowledge in veterinary anaesthesia through research and scholarly activities.

The Sydney School of Veterinary Science reserves the right to not proceed with this recruitment for this role in alignment with it’s strategic goals.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Senior Lecturer who:

  • has a veterinary degree that permits full registration within the Veterinary Practitioners Board of NSW
  • has a specialist level qualification in Veterinary Anaesthesia allowing registration in NSW as a Specialist Veterinary Anaesthetist
  • has a postgraduate qualification in veterinary anaesthesia or significant progression towards this
  • is experienced in provision of clinical training and enhancing the students learning experience
  • has exceptional experience in teaching and learning, as evidenced by leading team teaching within an established program
  • has demonstrated success in supporting the academic endeavour in providing a student enabling environment.

About us

Since the founding of veterinary science in 1910, the mission of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS) has been to provide the nation’s best training in the health, welfare and conservation of animals. The School is internationally accredited with the American Veterinary Medical Association, Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK) and the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council. Veterinary science at Sydney is ranked 1st in the Southern Hemisphere and 12th in the world, according to the QS World University Subject Rankings 2020, and is rated 5/5 for research in the Australian Government’s 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia.

Our school operates across two campuses, Camperdown (inner-city) and Camden (urban) and has three teaching hospital facilities that provide unique learning experiences and research opportunities. The School delivers an innovative 4-year graduate entry Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, with graduates eligible for registration as veterinary practitioners. This DVM degree program is tasked to graduate veterinarians with a global perspective who are evidence-based practitioners and life-long learners with clinical and research skills allowing them to contribute throughout their careers to animal health and welfare and to human health in a one health framework at local, national and global levels.

SSVS is home to over 77 academic and 120 dedicated professional staff committed to ensuring the highest quality experience and outcomes for our DVM and research students. We employ a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to research, which in turn, informs our teaching. Our community of approximately 480 veterinary students and 100 higher degree by research students are enabled to develop their skills in inquiry, evidence-based medicine and innovation.

To learn more about the School of Veterinary Science click here.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 8,100 academic and non-academic staff who support over 73,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website reference number 014/0121C.

Closing date: 11:30 pm, Sunday 14 February 2021

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

© The University of Sydney

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Internship Print
Sunday, 10 January 2021

Job advert : Internship in small animal veterinary Anaesthesia &Analgesia
CHV Atlantia, Nantes, France

CHV-Atlantia is looking for a veterinary surgeon interested to join its Anaesthesia/Analgesia department as an Anaesthesia intern. The position would suit a former rotating intern with strong interest in anaesthesia and analgesia and determined to pursue his/her career in the field of veterinary anaesthesia. Previous experience in the field of anaesthesia (internship or clinical assistant) are appreciated but not mandatory. The position is an excellent opportunity to build a strong experience and expand knowledge under the supervision of an ECVAA diplomate for candidates willing to apply for an ECVAA residency.

Requirements & qualifications

- Veterinary surgeon having completed a rotating internship (preferably in small animals)
- Strong motivation for anaesthesia/analgesia and perioperative critical care
- Enthusiasm to learn and teach others
- Excellent teamwork skills
- Being registered or eligible to registration to the French Veterinary Order
- Ability to communicate in French
- Previous experience in veterinary anaesthesia/analgesia welcome


The intern will be involved in all aspects of clinical anaesthesia : preoperative resuscitation, anaesthesia planification management and monitoring, nurse supervision, post-operative care including analgesia and perioperative critical care. Strong communication skills are essentials as the intern will be expected to communicate with other departments when planning cases and will work in close collaboration with theatre nurses. She/he will be expected to attend all continuing education actions, related to anaesthesia/analgesia within the hospital including journal club. The intern will also be involved in the clinical teaching of rotating interns and the training of nurses.

Working Environment

The anaesthesia department of the CHV Atlantia is composed of a senior anaesthesist (ECVAA diplomate), an ECVAA resident, a rotating intern and the anesthesia intern. The department is supported by a team of 14 theatre nurses dedicated to anaesthesia and surgical assistance. We provide anaesthesia, analgesia and perioperative critical care for all hospital departments : Orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, neurology, internal medicine, endoscopy, diagnostic imaging (Ultrasound and CT scan), ophthalmology, dermatology, dentistry and maxillofacial surgery, oncology and physiotherapy. We also provide support to FauneVet, (a 6 veterinary-team, including 2 ECZM diplomate dedicated to exotics and zoo animal) in the provision of advanced anesthetic procedures. We work in a well-equipped environment with 17 anesthetic machines and 5 operating theatres equipped with artificial ventilation, state of the art monitoring (hemodynamic, ventilation, neuromuscular), as well as neuromuscular stimulator and ultrasound for loco-regional analgesia.

The CHV Atlantia is one of the leading Veterinary Referral Hospital in France. With a team of 33 veterinary surgeons and 11 specialists (Anaesthesia, dentistry, dermatology, ophthalmology, surgery, zoological medicine) and european residents in anaesthesia, surgery, oncology and neurology. We enjoy a very attractive and exciting caseload (about 30 to 40 patients anaesthetized per day) including many emergency cases. The hospital is opened 24/7 but the position does not require out of hours duties. The hospital has 5 operating theatre, an endoscopy dedicated room and a chemotherapy facility as well as 2 Xray rooms, a CT Scan and 4 state of the art ultrasound machine. The hospital is built in the heart of the vibrant city of Nantes, on the very attractive and lively western coast of France, just 45 minutes away from the Atlantic Beachs.


The position will be opened until filled with a suitable candidate for application (or more information), send a CV and letter of intent to:

Clinician Print
Thursday, 03 December 2020

Clinician – PhD researcher in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia – 2 yrs (renewable 3 times)

We invite applications from an enthusiastic and experienced anaesthetist to join the anaesthesia team of the Small Animal Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Ghent University for a 50/50 clinical/research position. This position allows candidates to apply their clinical and teaching skills, while at the same time having the unique opportunity to perform a PhD research study in the discipline of veterinary anaesthesia & analgesia (topic to be defined). This position is particularly suited for Boarded or Board eligible residents eager to perform a PhD on a position also requiring clinical work.

You will be expected to take an active clinical role in the small animal anaesthesia team of Ghent University (50% of your time). Currently, the team consists of two senior anaesthetists (one eligible for specialty board examination (ECVAA)), three junior anaesthetists, one intern and support staff. Although functionally separate units, there is a close collaboration between the Small Animal and Equine Anaesthesia Department, where an ECVAA Diplomate and two ECVAA residents are employed. Clinical work however, will only consist of small animal patients. The small animal anaesthesia team is responsible for the sedation, anaesthesia and analgesia of orthopaedic, soft tissue, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, internal medicine, interventional cardiology, stomatology and critical care patients. Our varied caseload also includes patients presented for imaging (MRI, CT and scintigraphy). The majority of our patients are canine and feline.

The other 50% of your time will be spent on the preparation of a PhD thesis situated in the broad area of small animal anaesthesia & analgesia. The definitive topic will be fixed in mutual decision with your future promoters.

Job description

The major tasks of the appointee in the small animal department of Ghent University will consist of clinical activities (50%) and associated clinical teaching (Master level students, interns and residents); participation in the daily clinical case load; and close communication with specialist colleagues from other disciplines to provide the highest standards of patient care. The Faculty also provides a 24-hour emergency service and participation in the on-call anaesthesia rotation is required. The appointee will be expected to actively participate in the supervision and teaching of ECVAA residents.

In addition, a PhD thesis in the field of small animal anaesthesia & analgesia needs to be prepared. Research time will be provided (50%).

What are we looking for

A conscientious candidate with excellent communication skills that holds a Master’s degree in veterinary medicine. Preferably, the candidate is an ECVAA or ACVAA diplomate or board-eligible candidate (ECVAA/ACVAA). Candidates with a special interest and experience in small animal anaesthesia & analgesia are also invited to apply. The candidate should have the ambition to provide top quality patient care, has to be a team player who is interested in working in an academic environment, in teaching students and coaching young colleagues and should have a special interest in scientific research.

Given the international character of the job, it is mandatory for candidates to master the English language (both spoken and written), it is not essential to be able to communicate in Dutch.

What can we offer you

We offer you a two-year 100% appointment (renewable), which will start on the 1st of April 2021 at the earliest. Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale WM1. More information about our salary scales.

All Ghent University staff members enjoy a number of benefits, such as a wide range of training and education opportunities, 38 days of paid leave, bicycle commuting reimbursement, ecocheques, etc. A complete overview of all our fringe benefits (in Dutch).

About Ghent University

Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing more than 8,000 people, it is actively involved in education and research, management and administration, and technical and social services on a daily basis. It is one of the largest, most exciting employers in the area and offers great career opportunities. With each of its 11 faculties and more than 100 departments offering state-of-the-art study programmes that are grounded in research in a wide range of academic fields, Ghent University is a logical choice for its employees as well as its students.

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is located next to the beautiful town of Ghent, 30 minutes from Bruges, Antwerp and Brussels. The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Ghent University is ranked among the top Universities and has a modern hospital. We are located approximately 2 hours from the University of Utrecht (Netherlands) and from the University of Liège (Belgium). The hospital is well-equipped (Xray, high tech ultrasound, CT, MRI, scintigraphy, endoscopy, bronchoscopy, cystoscopy,…). The small animal clinic also has European Diplomates and approved residency programs in internal medicine, surgery, cardiology, neurology, radiology and dermatology. Additionally, this team is strengthened by 10 rotating interns, a full-time veterinarian on hospitalisation and a part-time dentist, behaviourist and ophthalmologist. The caseload for small animals is around 10 000 cases a year. More information about the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine can be found at


If you are potentially interested in this position, please contact Prof. Ingeborgh Polis (Anaesthesia) (; +32 9 264 77 00) and Prof. S. Daminet (Department Chair) (

Apply by e-mail to and

The deadline for application is February 1st 2021.

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