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Resident in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia Print
Friday, 22 June 2018

UCD Veterinary Hospital, University College Dublin, Ireland invites applications for the position of Resident in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia to commence as soon as possible (in 2018).

This is a three/four year training position with the following aims:

  • To gain clinical training in veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia in an ECVAA approved residency programme
  • To obtain a professional doctorate (UCD Doctor of Veterinary Medical Specialisation)
  • To provide an introduction to, and experience in clinical research
  • To develop communication and teaching skills.

The Resident will be expected to enrol and successfully complete credentials for the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. They must also enrol for a postgraduate professional doctorate qualification (UCD Doctor of Veterinary Medical Specialisation - DVMS). The successful applicant will have a veterinary qualification registrable by the Veterinary Council of Ireland (see A special interest in achieving further qualifications in veterinary anaesthesia is required. Applicants must have completed an internship or its equivalent demonstrating broad training and experience in anaesthesia and/or supporting disciplines as dictated by the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

Tax-free Student Stipend: €24,000 – €26,000 depending on year of registration

Mandatory Selection Criteria

  • A veterinary qualification eligible for registration with the Veterinary Council of Ireland ( Candidates are advised to confirm this prior to application.
  • Completion of a period of 1 - 1.5 year(s) prior to beginning the residency which should cover a range of clinical veterinary disciplines. This ‘pre-residency training’ shall consist of a rotating internship or equivalent approved by the ECVAA Credentials and Education Committee.
  • Demonstration of a clear interest in obtaining a further qualification in anaesthesia and analgesia
  • Demonstration of an interest in gaining the UCD Professional Doctorate (DVMS)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Proficient speaking and writing skills in the English language
  • Motivation to succeed

Desirable Selection Criteria

  • Familiarity with small and large animal anaesthesia techniques
  • Clear proven interest in clinical research
  • Interest in undergraduate teaching and a proven track record in presenting and teaching
  • Evidence of prior publications

Further details may be obtained from Lynne Hughes prior to application.

All applications including Curriculum Vitae, letter of intent and evidence of a veterinary degree which may be registered with the Veterinary Council of Ireland should be sent to: Dr Lynne Hughes, Associate Professor in Veterinary Anaesthesia, email address

Closing date: when the position is filled.

Anaesthetist Print
Wednesday, 20 June 2018


Due to rapid growth of the business, we have an exciting opportunity for a fourth ECVAA or ACVAA diplomate or an ECVAA residency trained individual.

You will be supporting specialists and advanced practitioners in the disciplines of Internal Medicine, Neurology, Cardiology, Soft Tissue Surgery, Orthopaedics, Diagnostic Imaging, Dentistry and Emergency and Critical Care. Caseload is varied through the disciplines and includes, amongst others, minimally invasive and interventional procedures, brain and spinal surgery, a wide range of soft tissue procedures and THR’s. You will be supported by six rotating interns and four discipline specific interns in Neurology, Cardiology, Anaesthesia and Internal Medicine. We have a team of hard working Registered and Student Veterinary Nurses, three of whom are currently working towards their AVTA VTS’ in Internal Medicine, ECC and Anaesthesia.

Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists has all the usual gadgets expected from providing a high level of service to clients and their pets. We also work in partnership with the University of Surrey and will be starting to support undergraduate veterinary clinical training.

There is an attractive remuneration package including 6 weeks holiday, funded CPD with substantial time off and allowance, generous contributory pension, private healthcare and a competitive salary commensurate with experience, amongst many other benefits such as prolonged sick pay, income protection insurance, death in service and professional subscriptions. The full-time position being offered is 40 hours, 4 days per week, although the number of hours per days and days per week is flexible on discussion.

We are located on the outskirts of Alton, in Hampshire. London is in quick and easy reach by road or rail (1 hour) as well as having the New Forest and South Down’s National Park on your doorstep. The South Coast is a short drive away if you love a trip to the beach (30-40 minutes).

For further information please contact Joanne Michou ( or email your credentials to

Senior Clinical Veterinarian Print
Wednesday, 06 June 2018

Qatar Foundation (QF) is a non-profit organization that supports Qatar on its journey to becoming a diversified and sustainable economy. By offering lifelong learning opportunities, fostering a culture of innovation, and empowering the local community, we are investing in Qatar’s future and contributing to a better world.

Al Shaqab represents a unique and unparalleled concept in the equine world. A member of the Qatar Foundation, the mission of Al Shaqab is to promote the highest standards in the breeding and showing of Arabian horses, as well as provide innovative educational and competitive opportunities in all of the equestrian arts.

The Equine Veterinary Medical Center (EVMC) is a state of the art equine referral center located at Al Shaqab in Doha, Qatar open for all horses in the state of Qatar and the Gulf region. The hospital is equipped with a 3T MRI, CT-scan, nuclear scintigraphy and the latest technology in radiology. The hospital has 2 operating theaters, a well-equipped farrier shop, and lameness examination areas on three surfaces. Other specialized medical services at AS-EVMC include internal medicine/ neonatal ICU, theriogenology, and anesthesiology/ pain management. In addition, AS-EVMC consists of a state of the art veterinary diagnostic laboratory, including necropsy services. The center offers excellent research opportunities for clinicians that are interested in developing an independent or collaborative research program. Designated research laboratory space, equipped for cell culture, molecular biology, chemistry and endocrinology supervised by a full-time laboratory researcher will be available to assist and coordinate laboratory research activities.

QF Equine Veterinary Medical Center is seeking applicants for a full-time position as Senior Clinical Veterinarian in Anesthesiology and Pain Management.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to provide anesthesia to horses undergoing surgery and other procedures. In addition, he/she will be responsible for pain management of horses admitted to EVMC. The successful candidate is also expected to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in equine veterinary medicine in his/her area of interest through retrospective and prospective research projects; and, to further the national and international reputation of EVMC.

Qualifications and experience: Minimum requirements include 5 years’ work experience as an Equine Veterinary Anesthesiologist along with a veterinary degree (DVM or equivalent) and board certification or similar proven record of specialization in equine anesthesiology. A research degree (MS or Ph.D.) is desirable.

Compensation: Qatar Foundation offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as housing and transportation allowance, annual paid leave, annual airfare allowance, life and medical insurance, etc.

Application: Applicants should submit a letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact details of three references to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For more information please visit and

Anaesthesia Intern Print
Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists, Hampshire, UK

We require a motivated and enthusiastic Anaesthesia intern to join our team of three ECVAA Diplomates and nurses. The ideal candidate would have a commitment to practising the highest standards of veterinary medicine, patient and client care and who would relish the opportunity to further their career, improve their knowledge base and technical skills. You should be an MRCVS and have excellent command of the English language.

  • One year position, aiming for progression into an ECVAA Residency
  • Supervision, support and encouragement from our Anaesthesia Specialists
  • Grand Rounds presentations, M& M rounds and Journal clubs
  • Exceptional salary (£30,900 PA) and benefits package
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Our hospital has the most precious resource: a team of supportive, motivated and inclusive specialists, nurses and support staff striving to be at the top our profession, as well as, modern state-of-the-art facilities with all the equipment you could wish for. If you are proactive, positive, have a professional approach, friendly attitude and outstanding interpersonal skills then please apply by Friday 1st June 2018. We welcome you to visit the practice and meet the team in the beautiful county of Hampshire.

For further information, please contact:

Veterinary anaesthetist Print
Wednesday, 30 May 2018

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is looking for a veterinary anaesthetist for a fixed term maternity cover of one year.

Joining a friendly and supportive team of six Anaesthesia Diplomates, two clinicians, four residents, two interns, three nurses and one animal care assistant, you will contribute to the provision of clinical anaesthesia in the School’s Small Animal Hospital and Large Animal Hospitals and combine clinical excellence with compassionate care. The role will give you the opportunity to get involved in delivery and assessment of our BVM&S undergraduate degree programme as well as to postgraduate training and education programmes. The Easter Bush Campus houses outstanding teaching and clinical facilities, including our newly opened state of the art Equine Hospital, as well as the Roslin Institute, one of the world’s leading veterinary research centres.

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is situated on the Easter Bush Campus, 10 miles south of central Edinburgh. The campus has easy access to both a vibrant city centre and is within easy reach of outstanding countryside.

You should hold a Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia or have completed a residency in Veterinary Anaesthesia. Candidates with extensive clinical anaesthesia experience will also be considered, as will be candidates who would prefer to work in small animal anaesthesia only.

This position is full time although we will also give consideration to candidates wanting a part time position. Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Gudrun Schoeffmann on 0131 651 7478 or

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