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Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor in Anesthesiology Print
Sunday, 03 November 2019

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 up to 75% 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, 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, and peripheral nerve stimulators. A state-of-the-art electronic anesthesia scheduling/case-tracking system along with 19 new Mindray anesthesia multiparameter monitors with a central anesthesia station allows the Texas A&M University anesthesia service to be one of the most sophisticated in the world. 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 and thermodilution cardiac output monitoring, thermal threshold testing, and mechanical threshold testing. PET-CT and fMRI are closely available for clinical and research use.

Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas and one of the nationís largest and most dynamic universities. More than 60,000 students are enrolled in the Universityís 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 letter of intent (including career and service goals, professional interest, teaching philosophy), 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 submit applications directly to: Inquires may be directed 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; Cell/WhatsApp: 1-631-702-0760 or (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
Friday, 01 November 2019
Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia
Faculty Position in Anesthesia Print
Friday, 01 November 2019

The Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania is seeking applications for an Assistant, Associate or full Professor of Anesthesia in the Clinician Educator standing faculty track. This track is intended for full-time faculty whose responsibilities include clinical activities, scholarship and teaching. All appointments of Clinician-Educators are full-time untenured appointments to the Standing Faculty.

The successful candidate will be responsible for didactic, laboratory and clinical teaching of veterinary medical students, participation in patient care, supervision of residents and continuing education for veterinarians and related stakeholders. Responsibilities within the hospital typically include elective and emergency daytime practice, teaching rounds, and back up coverage of residents, interns, and anesthesia nurses for emergency after-hours duty. Clinician Educators will have 30-40% protected scholarship time and fifty to sixty percent (50-60%) of the allocated positionís time will be devoted to clinical service in the Anesthesia service. The remaining portion dedicated to scholarly activity, dependent and independent collaborations, translational research, clinical trials, and administrative, classroom and laboratory teaching, and school responsibilities.

The major responsibilities of the Clinician Educator (CE) track are clinical duties, conducting or collaborating on clinical/translational research, scholarly activity, and teaching. Although a CE may at times be a PI, the CEís research primarily extends existing observations or generates new observations through collaborations.

As a citizen of the Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, the successful candidate is expected to participate in some administrative or committee work as well as serve as a resource to programs such as Development, Communications, Customer Service and Community Outreach in promoting the capabilities and accomplishments of Penn Vet. The successful candidate should demonstrate a collaborative style that fosters and supports teamwork and innovation.

The Anesthesia program at Penn is a service consisting of five Board Certified Anesthesiologists (4 ACVAA and 1 ECVAA) and five anesthesia residents. The technical staff includes fifteen full time anesthesia technicians of which four are anesthesia certified.

The successful candidate will enjoy a wealth of opportunities in providing a high quality patient-centered clinical service in a robust academic teaching hospital, and pursuing clinical research in an extraordinary collaborative environment in the One Health initiative. The Matthew J Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is a specialty-centered and well-equipped academic teaching facility. Its large and diverse faculty and staff, assembled from all over the world, attract one of the largest caseloads in the country. The Veterinary and Medical Schools are in close proximity (within walking distance) providing rich intellectual exchange. The school is located amid a vibrant urban neighborhood that offers an abundance of cultural resources including music, art, theaters, and fine dining (

The successful candidate will hold DVM, or equivalent degree and be a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia or the European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia.

Applicants should have evidence of excellent teaching and an outstanding record of research, as well as evidence of the ability to obtain independent or collaborative extramural funding. He or she will have a track record of scholarly excellence, a robust research portfolio, and a demonstrable peer-reviewed publication record. Evidence of leadership skills in mentoring professionals at all career stages is desired for senior ranks.

Applications will be reviewed until an appropriate candidate is identified.

Application Instructions
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You are asked to submit a letter of intent, including a statement of personal goals, research portfolio, curriculum vitae, and the names, address, and contact information for three references addressed to:

Dr. Alex Reiter, Professor of Dentistry and Oral Surgery

Additional questions may be directed to Sandra LaMonaca, Executive Assistant

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 (

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