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Senior clinician habilitation track in Small Animal Internal Medicine

Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, 

The Division of Small Animal Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical Veterinary Sciences, Vetsuisse Faculty ofthe University of Bern/Switzerland announces the opening of a position of 

Senior clinician habilitation track in Small Animal Internal Medicine

This 6 year non-tenure position will be filled as of March 2022 or upon mutual agreement.

Candidate Requirements

Applicants should be Diplomates of the European (ECVIM-CA) or the American (ACVIM) College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of small animal internal medicine or have completed a residency in thisspecialty. They should have at least basic knowledge of the German and French languages, and be willing toimprove these language skills as needed to efficiently communicate with referring veterinarians and the owners ofour patients.

The Position

The sucessful applicant will dedicate 50% of their time to clinical and teaching activities and 50% to researchand personal development. During the clinical rotations, the successful applicant will lead the medicine service; teach residents, interns, and last year veterinary students; perform administrative work; and communicate withreferring veterinarians. The formal teaching consists of classroom, small group work, and laboratory teaching.Participation in the after-hour backup system for internal medicine cases is expected.

The internal medicine specialty group consists of 4 board-certified internists, 3 residents, and 1-2 rotating interns and 2 specialty interns. We have the pleasure to work in a state-of- the-art veterinary hospital, with a very goodequipment for most medical procedures, including endoscopy (gastrointestinal, respiratory, urinary) andhemodialysis. Other specialties include cardiology, surgery, emergency/critical care, neurology, dermatology,radiology, anesthesia, and ophthalmology, all supervised by board-certified specialists.

The University of Bern is one of the two sites of the Vetsuisse Faculty. We collaborate closely with our sister university (Zurich) in other complementary areas, such as oncology.

Apply for this position

Do not hesitate to contact us for further information on the position or the medicine service.

Applications with a current CV, copy of the pertinent diplomas, names of 3 persons willing to write letters ofreference as well as a description of your career goals should be sent to:

Prof Dr. med. vet. Simone Schuller Dipl. ECVIM-CA Head of small animal internal medicine

Vetsuisse Faculty of the University of Bern Längassstrasse 128

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Deadline for applications: Until the position has been filled – apply today!

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