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Anaesthesia internship Print
Monday, 14 October 2019

We are looking for 1 intern to join our anaesthesia and analgesia service at Pride Veterinary Centre, ideally from December 1st 2019 (later starting dates may be considered).

Pride is a rapidly growing, multidisciplinary private referral hospital located in Derby, United Kingdom. Currently we offer small animal specialist services in: anaesthesia and analgesia, diagnostic imaging, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, ophthalmology, dermatology and cardiology. The successful candidates will work under direct supervision of anaesthesia specialists (2 ECVAA, 1 ACVAA Diplomates and 1 ECVAA-resident trained fellow) to provide anaesthesia and analgesia service for varied surgical and diagnostic procedures. Occasionally, we will see small exotic patients for specialist anaesthesia and there is opportunity to spend some time in externships elsewhere.

Pride Veterinary Centre is 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. You are very welcome to visit the hospital and spend some time with the team.

We are ideally looking for candidates that have at least 1-2 years of clinical experience in general practice (preferably small animal) or have taken part in a rotating internship. Although desire to pursue a residency is not a requirement, this internship program is aimed at preparing the candidate for a residency. The success chance of our past anaesthesia interns in securing a residency position (ECVAA and ACVAA) has been high.

The applicants must also be a member of the RCVS prior to working in the UK. Additional desired skills are good English language skills and communication skills, punctuality, ability to work and think under pressure, good interpersonal skills and, of course, enthusiasm for anaesthesia and analgesia.

For more details or an informal chat please email Ana del Alamo Foster ( Applications with CV and cover letter can be sent to the same email address or to Emily Rowbottom (

Locum anaesthetis Print
Thursday, 10 October 2019

We are looking for a locum anaesthetist to join our friendly team at Cave Veterinary Specialists, a well-equipped, multi-disciplinary, small animal referral hospital in rural Somerset (UK). Ideally, we are looking for locum cover between January and September 2020 but shorter terms may be considered. You will work with three other members of the veterinary anaesthesia team, providing anaesthesia, analgesia and critical care support for a busy hospital with orthopaedic, soft tissue, neurology, oncology, medicine and interventional cardiology case loads. A full time position here is four days a week, and pro-rata holiday and CPD allowance will be provided, alongside free accommodation. Out of hours commitments are one evening per week and 1 in 4 weekends. Salary package is generous and dependent on experience. We will consider applications from veterinary surgeons who are either post anaesthesia internship, post residency or hold diplomat status. To apply or for further information, please email Nicki Grint (

Faculty position Print
Wednesday, 09 October 2019

UCD Veterinary School, Dublin, Ireland invites applications for a permanent Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Veterinary Anaesthesia to commence January 2020.

Further details including Job Description may be found on the UCD website under Work at UCD / External Applicants / Academic / Veterinary Medicine and Reference 011882.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Lynne Hughes (

All applications must be made via the UCD website. Closing date is 04th November 2019.

Salary Scale: 52,848 to 83,090 per annum.

Mandatory Selection Criteria

  • A Veterinary degree registrable with the Veterinary Council of Ireland or a specialist qualification that allows limited registration.
  • Active in the discipline of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia with (or eligible for) European or American Board certification, or a demonstrated ability and willingness to obtain specialist status in a timely manner following appointment.
  • Experienced in the anaesthetic management of small and large animals and be capable of providing the anaesthesia service in UCD Veterinary Hospital.
  • Capacity to undertake independent research and, where appropriate to the research area, to generate research funding.
  • Contribution to peer-reviewed international publications.
  • Demonstrated skills in teaching and learning.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member.
  • A high level of written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Commitment to supervision of Residents and postgraduate students.
  • Candidates must demonstrate an awareness of equality, diversity and inclusion agenda.

Desirable selection criteria

  • University teaching expertise, including course coordination skills and a willingness and ability to teach in areas other than the applicant's speciality.
  • Demonstration of innovation in teaching and learning.
  • Administrative skills relevant to teaching, research and the supervision of students and staff.
  • A track-record of Professional and community activities relevant to veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia.
  • Proven managerial and leadership skills with the ability to self motivate and motivate others.
  • Further qualifications in research such as a PhD.
  • A significant track record of generating research funding and output.
Resident in Anaesthesia & Analgesia Print
Wednesday, 09 October 2019

Faculty/School/Department(s): Bristol Veterinary School, Bristol/Langford
Location: Bristol/Langford
Stipend: 22,720 stipend
Mode of Attendance: Full time
Programme duration: 3-year Residency
Application Closing date: 18th November 2019 at 23:59

The position: This is a Residency position in a training programme approved by the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia and lasting 3 years, subject to satisfactory annual review of progress. The resident will join the team providing the clinical anaesthetic service for large and small animal patients and be involved with teaching veterinary and veterinary nurse undergraduates. You will be expected to study for the ECVAA diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgsia. You will also undertake one or more clinical research projects and be expected to submit for publication, manuscripts based on these during the programme. The MSc in Veterinary Science will develop your clinical research skills and enhance universally important skills such as scientific writing, critical reading and statistical analysis of data.

How to apply: Please make an online application for this studentship at Please select MSc in Veterinary Science on the Programme Choice page & the pathway you are applying for.

If assistance is needed when completing the application form please email or call on 0117 42 82752.

Start date: 6th July 2020.

Interviews will take place in January 2020.

Candidate requirements: The Resident will be expected to undertake informal group teaching of undergraduate students undertaking rotations and a small amount of formal teaching. The position carries responsibilities for out of hours duties on a rota basis.

You must be a member (or eligible to become a member) of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons with 1 year in a recognized rotating internship. You must satisfy the English Language requirements for the Masters in Veterinary Science program (

Funding: Stipend

Contacts: Informal enquiries to Dr Gwen Covey-Crump,

Anaesthesia Specialist Print
Wednesday, 09 October 2019
Large, Multi-Disciplinary Referral Hospital

We are looking for a Specialist in Anaesthesia and Analgesia (European or American board certified or eligible to sit the board examinations) to join our team. There are two positions available: a permanent position and a 12-month fixed term Maternity cover. We will consider applications from full or part time candidates.

With support from our other Specialists in Anaesthesia, interns and team of highly qualified nurses you will help provide Specialist anaesthesia support for your colleagues in other disciplines within the hospital. The hospital has a busy and highly varied anaesthesia caseload with 23 recognised Specialists in surgery, internal medicine, ophthalmology, oncology, neurology cardiology and diagnostic imaging.

We are able to offer a generous package in line with other Specialist-level positions.

North Downs Specialist Referrals is one of the longest established private veterinary referral practices in the UK. Purpose built and situated in an attractive, rural and sought-after part of Surrey, we are within easy access of Gatwick and Heathrow airports and 20 minutes from London by train.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Terry Emmerson at North Downs Specialist Referrals, The Friesian Buildings 3 & 4, The Brewerstreet Dairy Business Park, Brewer Street, Bletchingley, Surrey, RH1 4QP or to For an informal discussion about the positions, please contact Angie Lozano ( or Rui Pinelas ( by email or by phone on 01883 741440. Visit our website

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