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Clinical positions in anesthesiology Print
Saturday, 19 January 2019

Centre hospitalier universitaire vétérinaire (CHUV)
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
Université de Montréal


Up to 90% of efforts will be allocated to clinical service and teaching, and 10% allocated to other activities (which may include research, administration and outreach).

The successful candidate will join a team of two boarded (ACVAA and ECVAA) faculty anesthesiol-ogists and a part-time clinician (residency trained).

As part of clinical service duties, the successful candidate will participate in the teaching of under-graduate students, rotating interns and anesthesiology residents. The anesthesia section has cur-rently five veterinary technicians and two residents as part of an ACVAA and ECVAA-approved residency training program.

Participation in out of-hours duties, including weekends and holidays, is expected.


  • DVM or equivalent degree
  • ACVAA (American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia) or ECVAA (European Col-lege of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia) board certification
  • Individuals who are board eligible are invited to apply but preference will be given to board-certified applicants
  • The selected candidate must obtain a licence to practise veterinary medicine issued by the Ordre des médecins vétérinaires du Québec
  • A working knowledge of the French language, or willingness to learn (institutional support is available), is essential.


Salary will be commensurate with academic credentials, experience and university salary scale. Additional compensation is provided for out-of-hours duties in accordance with the rules of the CHUV, Université de Montréal.

Starting date:

June 2019 or sooner if the candidate is available.


Priority will be given to applications received by February 25, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Candidates are invited to send a letter of intent and a curriculum vitae including diplomas, name, address, telephone, fax numbers and email of 3 references to:

Dr Guy St-Jean
Université de Montréal
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
C.P. 5000
Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, J2S 7C6
Téléphone: (450) 773-8521, poste 38783
Télécopieur: (450) 778-8101
Site web:

In compliance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority shall be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The Université de Montréal upholds the principles of employment equity and welcomes applications from women, ethnic and visible minorities, aboriginals and people with disabilities.

Clinical Supervisor in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia Print
Friday, 18 January 2019

Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Berne, Switzerland

The Anaesthesiology and Pain Therapy Section of the Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Switzerland, invites applications for a position of Clinical Supervisor (100%), starting May 2019.

The Department offers first-class full service in small and large animal surgery and medicine and provides primary and referral patient care for most domestic species. The veterinary teaching hospitals (small animal, equine and farm animal) are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and are top-level veterinary education centres.

The Section for Veterinary Anaesthesiology and Pain Therapy currently employs 5 ECVAA/ACVAA diplomates, 3 ECVAA residents, 1 intern and 2 anaesthesia technicians.

Requirements: DVM or equivalent degree, ECVAA or ACVAA board certification, clinical experience and competence in veterinary anesthesiology, talent and experience in teaching. The candidate must be a team player and have excellent communication skills. French and German languages are an asset.

Responsibilities: As a key member of the Section, the successful candidate will be responsible for supervision and organization of the clinical anaesthesia service, mostly in the small animal hospital. The candidate will provide clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students, residents, interns and technicians, and will contribute to outreach activities for veterinarians as well as to night backup coverage. Participation in continuing education and research activity of the group is expected, and collaborative research opportunities are available.

Salaries will be commensurate with professional and academic credentials and experience.

A letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, and the name of 3 references should be submitted to

For further information please contact Prof. Claudia Spadavecchia (DVM, DipECVAA, PhD; or click here.

Clinician Print
Thursday, 10 January 2019

The University of Zurich Small Animal Hospital is a modern, well-equipped multidisciplanary hospital. The team of the intensive care unit with 2 senior clinicians, 2 Interns and 9 nurses is continuously extended to provide excellent care of critically ill dogs and cats. The Vetsuisse Faculty of Zurich is seeking for motivated individuals for the following faculty positions (starting date 01.01.2019 or by availability):

Senior Clinician Critical Care Medicine 40-60% (-100%)

The position includes primary care of critically ill patients, supervision of Interns and Residents from other divisions with critically ill patients, consulting, and teaching of Interns, nurses and students.

Depending on the level of employment, the faculty will work 1-2 days in clinics and ½-1 day off clinics per week. If desired, the level of employment can be increased with an additional senior clinician employment in the newly started emergency clinic.


  • DACVECC/DECVECC (or board eligible) or other specialisation with high experience in critical care medicine
  • Willingness to participate in backup service (1-2 evenings per week)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enjoying clinical teaching (students, residents, interns)
  • Good knowledge of German is necessary

What we offer:

  • Small but highly motivated team
  • Well-equipped ICU with interesting cases
  • Compensation of overhours
  • Financial compensation of back-up service
  • Involvement in clinical research (time frame depending on level of employment)
  • Salary according to the university guidelines and depending on previous experience

We very much look forward to receiving your application including CV with photo, letter of motivation and 2 references via email to Nadja Sigrist ( Applications will be considered until January 10th or until the position is filled.

Veterinary Anaesthesia Specialist Print
Monday, 24 December 2018

Due to an exciting programme of expansion at our vibrant and busy multi-disciplinary referral hospital, Northwest Veterinary Specialists, and dedicated ophthalmology clinic, Eye Vet, we are now looking to recruit one Anaesthesia Specialist. The successful candidate will join our team of four ECVAA and one DVA Anaesthetists who run the anaesthesia service, along with our veterinary nurses, assist with emergency and critical care, and run the hospital’s pain clinic.

If you are a Diplomate or are residency trained, or hold similar small animal anaesthesia qualifications or experience, then we would love to hear from you.

Full or part time hours are available, as are job share and flexible working options if required.

Located 0.4 miles from each other (less than a 5 minutes drive), Northwest Veterinary Specialists and Eye Vet are an easy commute from historic Chester, Liverpool or Manchester. We’re also on the outskirts of picturesque Delamere Forest, with the largest area of woodland in the country, and within easy reach of Snowdonia and the Peak District, so have the best of both city living and rural life on our doorstep.

Our specialities cover anaesthesia and pain management, neurology and neurosurgery, soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, oncology, internal medicine, cardiology, and diagnostic imaging (including on site MRI and CT); and we work closely with other referral centres in our group to facilitate clinical research and access to shared expertise.

Participation in an out of hours rota is required whilst providing continuing education to referring practitioners, interns and nurses is actively encouraged.

We offer excellent colleague benefits, including:

  • Competitive salary plus bonus scheme
  • Significant pension employer contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Private health care (plus reduced costs for family cover)
  • Relocation expenses
  • 10 days CPD allowance and financial support for attending conferences
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays, with increased leave for long service
  • Additional leave for personal milestones such as birthdays, starting school and moving, plus an extra week off when getting married or entering into a civil partnership
  • Access to the Pets at Home Restricted Share Plan (free shares) and Sharesave Scheme (discounted shares after a year’s service)
  • Professional memberships paid
  • Colleague discounts on a range of products and services, including 20% off with the Pets at Home group
  • Free parking

If you would like to join our happy, professional team of EBVS and RCVS specialists and highly skilled nurses, and you share our passion for delivering outstanding client care and clinical standards, then we would be pleased to hear from you.

Please contact Elizabeth Leece BVSc CertVA DipECVAA MRCVS in complete confidence to apply (with your CV and letter of intent) or for any informal enquiries.
T: 01928 711400

We are always happy to discuss flexible, locum and part time working options, and are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Senior small animal clinical anaesthetist Print
Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced anaesthetist to join our friendly and dynamic small animal anaesthesia team. Currently, the team consists of an ECVAA diplomate, one senior anaesthetist, two ECVAA residents (increasing to three in March 2019), 3 interns and several anaesthesia technicians and support staff. Although functionally separate units, there is close collaboration between the Small Animal and Equine Anaesthesia Department, where a further two ECVAA diplomates are employed. The small animal anaesthesia team is responsible for the sedation, anaesthesia and analgesia of orthopaedic, soft tissue, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, internal medicine, interventional cardiology and critical care patients. Our varied caseload also includes patients presented for MRI, CT, scintigraphy and radiation therapy. The majority of our patients are canine and feline although sometimes our expertise is shared with the Avian and Exotic Animals Department.

Job description

The major tasks of the appointee will consist of clinical duties and associated teaching (bachelor’s and master’s level students, interns and residents); supervision of the daily case load; and close communication with specialist colleagues from other disciplines to provide the highest standards of patient care. The Faculty also provides a 24-hour emergency service and participation in the on-call anaesthesia rota (1:9) is required.


You must have a DVM with an EU-recognized diploma and ideally be an ECVAA or ACVAA Diplomate, or otherwise have successfully completed a residency in veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia and be eligible for specialty board examination (ECVAA or ACVAA). You should be interested in working in an academic environment, in teaching students and young colleagues, and have an interest in research. We are looking for a motivated, conscientious candidate with good communication skills, who likes to work in a team and shares our objectives of providing the highest quality patient care. Fluent English (both spoken and written) is mandatory and learning to communicate in Dutch is strongly encouraged, although not essential.

Conditions of employment

Utrecht University is an equal opportunities employer and provides an attractive remuneration package. Starting salary is €43,644 – €67,872 (gross) p.a. and is in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities and depends on qualifications and experience. The salary is supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% per year. In addition, we offer an excellent pension scheme, partially-paid parental leave, and flexible employment conditions.


Utrecht University ranks amongst the top 100 research universities world-wide and strives to provide both the highest level education and research, as well as to actively engage in socio-economic policy making and public debate. Utrecht University’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is the only veterinary school in the Netherlands, and the first veterinary school outside the USA and Canada to be NAVLE approved. It employs approximately 1000 members of staff, is one of Europe’s leaders in veterinary education, research and patient-care and is accredited by the European, American and Canadian Veterinary Medical Associations. Over 100 veterinary clinicians are employed, with a similar number of support staff, in both small animal and equine departments. Approximately one third of the veterinarians are interns, residents and PhD students, whilst around 40 are board certified specialists. All clinical disciplines are represented, covering the full range of veterinary specialisms including neurology, ophthalmology, dermatology, radiotherapy and small animal cardiology. Together, we are responsible for the education of veterinary students, the provision of clinical services for patients from within the Netherlands and abroad (including first opinion, referral and emergency cases), as well as for research, which varies from basic clinical research to more fundamental work in the areas of regenerative medicine and stem cells, and reproduction.

This is a unique opportunity to work and live in the wonderful city of Utrecht. Utrecht is the beating heart of the Netherlands, positioned only 25 minutes away from Schiphol (Amsterdam) International Airport. It is an exciting city with unparalleled vitality, with world class festivals, modern architecture, trendy shops, and interesting museums, all of which are contained in a beautiful and historic canal-lined medieval city centre small (or ‘gezellig’) enough to explore on foot.

Additional information

Interested in joining our dedicated small animal anaesthesia team? For informal enquiries and further information, please contact Dr. Marieke de Vries DVM CertVA DipECVAA (; +31302531680).


If you wish to apply please submit your letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact details of two references to

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