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Residency Print
Friday, 16 November 2018

The Anaesthesiology Service at the Veterinary Faculty, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain is offering a three-year residency position in a training programme approved by the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, starting February 2019. Applicants must hold a veterinary degree qualification and had already completed a one-year rotating internship or equivalent private practice experience. Candidates will be expected to sit board-certification examinations of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA).

The resident will join a team composed by one Full Professor and three Associate Professors (two of which are ECVAA diplomates), two Anaesthesia clinicians, two Anaesthesia interns, two PhD students and two dedicated Anaesthesia technicians, which provides the clinical anaesthetic service for large and small animal patients. This will include responsibilities for out of hours duties on a rota basis. He or she will be also involved with teaching veterinary undergraduates, and will undertake one or more clinical research projects and submit for publication at least two manuscripts based on these during the programme.

Apart from high English communication skills, applicants should speak Spanish or be willing to learn so.

Full information about required documents for application

Informal enquiries can be made to ialvarez@ucm.es / scanfran@ucm.es.

Closing date for applications: 5 December 2018.

Registrar in Veterinary Anaesthesia Print
Wednesday, 14 November 2018

The Animal Hospital At Murdoch University

  • Three year fixed-term contract
  • Full-time position (37.5 hours per week)
  • H0808 | $94K p.a. plus 17% superannuation contribution
  • Ref: 1532B35/202116

The Animal Hospital At Murdoch University is the teaching hospital within Murdoch University School of Veterinary and Life Sciences. We aim to provide a responsive, comprehensive, referral service to Western Australian veterinarians, their clients and their patients. We also provide high professional and clinical standards, based on available scientific evidence, which are tempered with genuine care and compassion.

The Role

We are currently looking for a highly motivated Registrar to join our Anaesthesia team. The key responsibility of this role is to provide high level veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia services to clinical sections within The Animal Hospital At Murdoch University. The successful candidate will also provide support and training to specialty trainees, students, visiting veterinarians and veterinary nurses in all aspects of anaesthesia and analgesia. For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A veterinary degree registrable by the Veterinary Surgeons’ Board of Western Australia.
  • Specialist qualifications in veterinary anaesthesia (FANZCVS, DECVAA, or DACVAA) or successful completion of an approved anaesthesia residency training program. Candidates with extensive clinical anaesthesia experience and/or ANZCVS Memberships (or equivalent) in veterinary anaesthesia will also be considered.
  • Highly effective communication, customer service and interpersonal skills, and the demonstrated capability and willingness to interact constructively with staff at all levels of an organisation.
  • Excellent organisational, time and workload management skills, including the ability to prioritise workload to meet strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative and ability to work cohesively in a team environment.

Think Murdoch

With strong links to government, business and the community, Murdoch University helps people discover how to make a difference. Our staff and students are committed to high quality education, innovative research, and strong community engagement both locally and internationally.

Prospective staff can expect to enjoy the lively, natural campus and dynamic work environment, as well as a range of benefits and services unique to employment at Murdoch. There’s never been a better time to join us.

For more information or to apply:

Please visit http://jobs.murdoch.edu.au/ to view the Position Description. Here you will also find the online form to submit your application. Please note that emailed applications will not be accepted.

Murdoch University values workplace diversity, promotes inclusion, and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, and individuals with disability. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.

Position contact: Dr Jen Davis, Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia via email at Jennifer.Davis@murdoch.edu.au.

Closing date: 17 December 2018 (11:59pm)

Assistant or Associate Professor in Anesthesiology Print
Sunday, 04 November 2018

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, clinical-track, assistant or associate professors in anesthesiology. Each applicant must have a DVM degree (or equivalent) and must be a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA), or must have completed an ACVAA or ECVAA approved residency and have met the requirements to take the corresponding board examination. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for regular or special licenses to practice veterinary medicine in Texas.

The successful candidate will devote approximately 65% of his or her time to clinical instruction and patient care in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). Small and large animal clinical duties will be shared with other veterinary anesthesiologists and anesthesiology specialty intern(s) and anesthesiology resident(s). Clinical responsibilities will include anesthesia support for the small and large animal hospitals and the Diagnostic Imaging and Cancer Treatment Center. The remaining time will be devoted to classroom and laboratory teaching, the development of a creative research program, and academic service. Active supervision of house officers and in depth participation in intern/resident training (including topic rounds, journal club, and back-up support) is expected. Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist throughout the College and University. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with more than 45 small animal faculty members, 30 large animal faculty, and 35 interns and residents in the VMTH.

The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is a spacious facility with sophisticated diagnostic and patient care equipment, including but not limited to color-flow Doppler ultrasonography for diagnostics purposes and local regional blocks, 4D transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, digital fluoroscopy, scintigraphy, 40 slice CT, 3T MRI, video endoscopy, nuclear imaging, acid-base/blood-gas analyzers, oxygen and inhalant gas analyzers, isoflurane, sevoflurane, and desflurane vaporizers, standard coagulation as well as TEG and PFA analyzers, intraoperative cell salvage transfusion equipment, phacoemulsification system, pediatric and adult patient ventilators, one-lung ventilation devices, high-flow oxygen therapy, USB borescope camera, and peripheral nerve stimulators. A state-of-the-art electronic anesthesia scheduling/case-tracking system along with 19 new Mindray anesthesia multi-parameter monitors with Wi-Fi capabilities attached to a central monitoring anesthesia station. Radiation capabilities include TomoTherapy and iridium implant brachytherapy. Surgical suites and instrumentation allow for complex orthopedic, neurologic, cardiac, thoracic, oncologic, and abdominal procedures such as stereotactic brain biopsies, cardiac occlusive device implantation, and subcutaneous ureteral bypass device placement. Research equipment available, but not limited to, includes lithium cardiac output monitoring, non-invasive cardiac output monitoring, thermal threshold testing, and mechanical threshold testing. PET-CT and fMRI are available for clinical and research use.

Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas and one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic universities. More than 60,000 students are enrolled in the University’s 10 academic colleges with approximately 9,000 pursuing graduate or professional degrees. Texas A&M University is a major research university with a growing international focus, and outstanding public and private support and the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences has just celebrated its 100th year anniversary.

Interested candidates should submit a statement of career goals and professional interest, curriculum vitae, and names of 3 individuals who have been requested by the applicant to act as references to the search committee chair. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please send applications to Dr. Bradley Simon (Chair, Search Committee), Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4474. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Simon at 1-(631) 702-0760 (979) 845-6978 (fax), or bsimon@cvm.tamu.edu (email). Texas A&M University is a smoke-free workplace. Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator fully committed to maintaining diversity among our personnel in order to strengthen the success of our mission.

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia Print
Sunday, 04 November 2018

Sydney School of Veterinary Science
Faculty of Science
Reference no. 2078/1018C

  • Opportunity to teach, research and engage in Veterinary Anaesthesia
  • Full time, Continuing position, Camperdown location
  • Academic Level C, Base Salary: $127,585 p.a. - $147,115 p.a. plus leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation

About the opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia. Working under the broad direction of the Associate Head for Clinical Services, the appointee will provide academic leadership for the anaesthesia service at UVTHS. Actively engage and collaborate in the development and delivery of teaching and assessment resources for students (including undergraduates, postgraduates and residents).

Deliver clinical services in veterinary anaesthesia and conduct research relevant to the field.

The position operates across both Camden and Camperdown campus. Whilst the position is mainly location at the Camperdown campus, with some time spent at Camden campus.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence and are seeking to recruit for a Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia, with:

  • PhD OR specialist clinical qualification relevant to veterinary practice
  • A veterinary degree that permits full registration within the Veterinary Practitioners Board of NSW
  • An additional clinical qualification (e.g membership of ANZCVSc) in the field of veterinary science OR a research qualification (e.g Masters) or significant progression towards either of these
  • Experience in provision of clinical training

Level of appointment will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Clinical Track or Tenure Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Print
Sunday, 28 October 2018

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, clinical track or tenure track faculty appointment in Anesthesiology housed within the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). The LVMC is a state-of-the-art teaching hospital providing specialized care for companion and large animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states.

The department is seeking a candidate who is committed to excellent patient care, shares an enthusiastic dedication for educating professional level students, technicians, and residents, and who will contribute to enhancing the national prominence of the Anesthesiology section in the veterinary teaching hospital. Anticipated effort allocations for this position are ~50% clinical service and 50% divided among scholarly, teaching, and service activities for a tenure track position and ~75% clinical service and ~25% scholarly/teaching/service divided allocation for a clinical track position. Scholarly, teaching, and service time will be expended in the development of a creative program of scholarship, didactic and laboratory teaching in anesthesiology, academic service, and outreach activities. Appointment rank and percent effort allocation will be determined by the selected candidate’s qualifications, expertise and interests. Clinical duties will include weekend, holidays, and after-hours obligations.

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