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Veterinarian for pre-clinical PET Print
Friday, 14 December 2018

Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

The Department of Clinical Neuroscience (CNS) conducts research and education in the field of neuroscience from the molecular level to the society level. The clinical research and education is conducted in collaboration with other research groups from the Karolinska Institutet, with other universities as well as the Stockholm County Council.

Please visit our website for more information: ki.se/en/cns.

Division

Positive emission tomography (PET) is an imaging technique used to investigate brain function and/or biomarkers in healthy subjects and patients with different diseases. The Positron emission tomography (PET) - group at Karolinska Institutet is one of the world-leading groups in the research area. Development of new tracers opens new possibilities for studying biochemical processes in vivo in the living human brain.

PET research is translational and examination of small animal models and non-human primates is important for development of new PET tracers and evaluation of the pharmacological properties of new drugs. We are now looking for a veterinarian to work in our team.

Duties

The job consists mainly of working with modern anesthesia techniques on non-human primates and includes their preparation, intubation, inhalation anesthesia, monitoring of anesthesia, but also research documentation in connections with PET studies.

Entry requirements

You are a registered veterinarian or have an education that is deemed equivalent, with knowledge of animal research and qualification in anesthesia. Good English skills are a requirement since the research group consists of different nationalities.

The job requires knowledge, skills and experience in modern veterinary anesthesia techniques including peri-operative animal care, gas stations, ventilators, cannulations, intubations, monitoring and dealing with emergencies. Experience with placement of venous and arterial catheters is required.

We provide you with an opportunity to work in a creative environment and offer further training if needed.

Application process

The application is to be submitted in Varbi recruitment system.

At Karolinska Institutet a 6-month trial period is required for all permanent appointments.

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s leading medical universities. Its vision is to significantly contribute to the improvement of human health. Karolinska Institutet accounts for the single largest share of all academic medical research conducted in Sweden and offers the country’s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet selects the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.

Pursuant to the regulations of the Swedish National Archives, applications are kept on file for two years after the appointment has gained legal force. The regulations do not apply to attachments that have been printed or otherwise published.

Karolinska Institutet strives to provide a workplace that has approximately the same number of women and men, is free of discrimination and offers equal opportunity to everyone.

For temp agencies and recruiters, and to salespersons: We politely, yet firmly, decline direct contact with temp agencies and recruiters, as well as those selling additional job announcements.

Type of employment: Permanent position

Contract type: Full time

First day of employment: As soon as possible

Salary: Månadslön

City: Stockholm

County: Stockholms län

Country: Sweden

Reference number: 2-7019/2018

Contact: Jonas Ahlgren, Forskningssjukskötare 073 712 1638, jonas.ahlgren@ki.se, Andrea Varrone, Lektor 070-744 2728, andrea.varrone@ki.se, Anna Wendel, Personaladministratör anna.wendel@ki.se.

Union representative: Venus Azhary, OFR 0707-124 127, Arsalan Amir, SACO 08 - 517 733 37, arsalan.amir@ki.se, Henry Wölling, SEKO henry.wolling@ki.se

Published: 2018-12-11

Last application date: 2019-01-07

Link to ad: http://ki.varbi.com/what:job/jobID:242246/

Clinical Associate Print
Friday, 07 December 2018

Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Clinical Associate - Anesthesiology

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a permanent, full-time, clinical appointment in anesthesia commencing January1, 2019.

Duties: Candidates will be assigned to clinical duty in anesthesia and will participate in case management of large and small animals, and supervision of final year veterinary students during clinical rotations. The successful candidate will not be expected to participate in didactic teaching but may be required to participate in laboratory instruction of second and third year veterinary students. There is an allotment of twenty days of vacation. After-hours duties will be shared with residents and other clinicians in the anesthesia section on a shiftwork basis.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a DVM degree (or equivalent) and must be eligible for licensure within the province of Saskatchewan. Ideally, individuals should have completed an approved veterinary anesthesia residency and be eligible to take the ECVAA or ACVAA Board examination or have gained either certification.

A DVM with at least 2 years general practice experience or a rotating internship and willing to be trained to provide quality anesthesia and postoperative care in small and large animals, will also be considered.

Salary: The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience. In addition, the successful candidate will be eligible for participation in the Clinical Earnings Supplement of the W.C.V.M. for after-hours work. Licensing fees for the province of Saskatchewan will be covered.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please send a curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, photocopies of degrees and other credentials, and the names and email and mailing addresses of three references to:

Dr. Cindy Shmon, Head
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4
Fax: (306)966-7174
Telephone: (306)966-7086
E-mail: cindy.shmon@usask.ca

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Internship Print
Thursday, 06 December 2018

THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL
FACULTY OF HEALTH AND LIFE SCIENCES
INSTITUTE OF VETERINARY SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT OF SMALL ANIMAL CLINICAL SCIENCE
INTERN IN SMALL ANIMAL ANAESTHESIA GRADE 6
£28,098 pa

This clinical training post will be based in the Small Animal Teaching Hospital, one of the largest, most modern and well-equipped hospitals for small animals in Europe. Facilities include modern theatre suites and intensive care facilities, with excellent senior anaesthesia and multidisciplinary clinical support. You will be MRCVS and will have an interest in developing anaesthesia experience in a supportive and modern environment. The post is available for 13 months from 1 March 2019.

Job Ref: 010678

Closing Date: 2 January 2019

For full details and to apply online, please visit: https://recruit.liverpool.ac.uk.

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.

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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