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Veterinary anesthesiologist Print
Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Ref SLU ua.2020.2.5.1-3546

The University Animal Hospital (UDS) is SLU's resource for clinical research and education, and Sweden's only veterinary teaching hospital. Within UDS, both veterinary students, veterinarians and veterinary nurses are trained and clinical research carried out. UDS has about 200 employees who provide qualified veterinary care around the clock all year round for cats, dogs, small pets and horses. UDS also has an outpatient training clinic with veterinarians who go out to stables and farms.

The small animal clinic has approximately 120 employees, and every year we welcome more than 20000 patients. You would be joining a fantastic team of colleagues and support staff which care for one another and have fun together. The management team is enthusiastic and forward thinking, and employees are encouraged to develop their interests and skills and are offered continuous professional development. Perks include a wellness allowance and a 38 hour working week.

Role: We are looking for a vet with extensive experience in anaesthesia. Your main role will be clinical work within anaesthesia and analgesia in the small animal and equine clinics at the university veterinary hospital. You are expected to be involved in the out of hours/back up service. In your daily work you are expected to be involved in clinical teaching of veterinary students, veterinary nurse students and if appropriate interns and residents. You are also expected to be involved in ongoing clinical research. You will give support to veterinary nurses that are studying for a masters in anaesthesia. You will be working closely with colleagues in your subject within the faculty. You may also be involved in lecturing, small group teaching, and assessment of vet students.

An important part of your work is to provide advice to and cooperate with vets in other disciplines at the hospital, such as intensive care and in-patient clinic. Consultations with vets in general and in particularly referral vets are expected.

Qualifications: You have qualifications as a vet from a recognised university in Sweden or another EH/EES country or Switzerland. We are looking for a Diplomate in anaesthesia from the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA) or the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA), or eligible to sit these exams. However, we will also consider candidates with extensive documented experience and/or further training within anaesthesia.

You are expected to be proficient in a Scandinavian language and/or English.

Personal attributes: You are interested in performing high quality and evidence based veterinary medicine, developing your subject within the hospital, and teaching of students and colleagues. You realise the importance of good relations with colleagues and customers, and in treating owners with respect. You take responsibility and you have respect for and can cooperate with people around you. You are interested in working in an environment where clinical work meets teaching and research. The ability to contribute to a welcoming and friendly workplace is highly valued, as well as the ability to build professional relations.

An interview is expected during the recruitment process, and your personal suitability will be of great importance.

Location: Uppsala

Type of employment: Permanent or probationary pending board certification. SLU applies probationary employment.

Extent: 100%

Starting date: As soon as possible according to the agreement.

Application: Welcome with your application via the application button below no later than 2020-11-15.

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

Clinical or Tenure track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Print
Friday, 10 July 2020

Job Posting Title (Working Title): Clinical or Tenure track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Anesthesiology

Number of Positions: 1

Job Profile (Classification): Tenure Track or Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University (ISU), located in Ames, Iowa, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, clinical track or tenure track faculty appointment in the area of Anesthesiology and Pain Management in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) 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 candidate will join a department with over 50 diverse faculty and staff members, allied in teaching, research, and clinical efforts relevant to companion animals, equines, and other large animals.

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 a tenure track position are ~50% clinical service and 50% divided among scholarly, teaching, and institutional service activities; and ~75% clinical service and ~25% divided among scholarly, teaching and institutional service for a clinical track position. Scholarly, teaching, and institutional 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.

The successful candidate will also have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in all levels of technician, student, and house officer education.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
- DVM or equivalent degree.
- Successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA) residency program. Individuals having credentials accepted by the ACVAA/ECVAA or in their final year of residency training are also encouraged to apply and will be considered.
- State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before first day of employment.

In addition, positions at the following ranks will require:
- CLINICAL ASSOCIATE OR CLINICAL PROFESSOR: Candidates must meet the requirements commensurate for each rank at the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine.
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: evidence of experience conducting research or other scholarly activity.
- ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR: An established record of experience and scholarship evidenced by manuscript preparation and publications comparable to that expected for commensurate rank at ISU; professional practice and clinical teaching as a board certified anesthesiologist; national and/or international scholarly, clinical, or education presentations; and a successful record of external granting activity are required.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Additional years of clinical anesthesia experience in a progressive, diverse, high quality veterinary center.
- A record of scholarship obtained through manuscript preparation or peer-reviewed publication, and national scholarly or clinical educational presentations.
- Evidence of having applied for, received, or completed grants/funding.
- Additional years of experience teaching professional veterinary students in a clinical setting.
- A unique clinical focus that will enhance anesthesia service activities in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Department/Program & College Description:

The LVMC is a state-of-the-art facility designed to provide specialized care and comprehensive medical and surgical services for companion, exotic, and large animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. Our clinicians, residents, interns, technicians, staff, and senior veterinary students work collaboratively to provide 24-hour, high-quality care to animal patients.

Department Unit/Website:;

Time Type: Full Time

Appointment Months: 12

Cost Center (this can be changed at any time): CC6108

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following: 1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three References.

Veterinary Anaesthetist Print
Monday, 17 February 2020

Fixed-term Clinical Veterinary Anaesthetist (maternity cover)

Work type: full-time, 15 month fixed-term

Location: Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM

Category: Clinical (specialist referral)

• Maternity cover (fixed-term) full-time position to start beginning July 2020
• Provide high quality clinical anaesthesia service
• Work in a modern, well equipped small animal orthopaedic referral practice

The Role

• Full-time, 15 month fixed-term with no on-call or out of hours requirement
• Provision of clinical anaesthesia and analgesia
• Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM

Manchester Veterinary Specialists is a busy, orthopaedic referral-only practice in Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, with close access to the M60 (Manchester ring road), M62, M6 and M56 motorways. In addition to our current Dip.ECVAA, we have one veterinary anaesthetist (non-diplomate working towards Advanced Practitioner status), two orthopaedic specialists (DipECVS), one surgery registrar (ECVS resident), seven Registered Veterinary Nurses and three surgical technicians. Manchester is a thriving city in the Northwest of England with easy links to London, Edinburgh, and many areas of natural beauty including the Yorkshire Dales, Peak District and Lake District.

As a Clinical Veterinary Anaesthetist you will provide support to the orthopaedic surgery team and perform clinical work. You will work alongside an enthusiastic team of highly skilled and experienced veterinary professionals. Clinical work comprises preparation, supervision and administration of anaesthesia, locoregional techniques, sedation and analgesia to cats and dogs undergoing orthopaedic examinations/procedures. Manchester Veterinary Specialists offers exceptional patient and client care. The practice is modern, purpose fitted and well equipped.

To be successful you will have:

• Current RCVS registration (MRCVS) or eligibility to be so registered
• Eligibility to work in the United Kingdom
• Availability from the beginning of July 2020
• A collaborative, team focused approach to anaesthesia
• Excellent English language communication skills


• Competitive salary
• Up to 7 weeks holiday a year (+ Bank Holidays) with our Buy, Sell Holiday Scheme
• The share saver scheme
• Pension contributions
• Subsidised membership at participating health clubs, pet discounts and cycle to work benefits and additional benefits as can be found following this link:

To find out more information about the role please email or

To apply:

Applications are made via the CVS Careers online portal at

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