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Clinical Instructor

Small animal

Expires: 31-12-2024

University of Zurich, Tierspital Zurich, Switzerland

The Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, invites applications for a position equivalent to a clinical instructor/lecturer in Small Animal Surgery. This position has a strong emphasis on clinical service, but also teaching and clinical research. The position is available based on the applicant’s availability.

Interested candidates are invited to send a letter of intent stating goals and interests, curriculum vitae, the name and contact information of three references to: Dr. Antonio Pozzi, Dept. of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Department for Small Animals Vetsuisse Faculty Zürich Winterthurerstrasse 258c, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland or via email, [email protected].


Clinic for Small Animal Surgery

Small Animal Surgeon

The Clinic for Small Animal Surgery offers a Clinical instructor (Oberarzt) position available from January 1st, 2025. The position will have a strong emphasis on clinical service, but also teaching and research. Candidates are expected to have an ECVS/ACVS diploma or to be board eligible. The candidate will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic team with five ECVS/ACVS surgeons.

The candidate is expected to rotate between the clinical services and to lead each clinical service with the support of senior faculties, to mentor residents, interns, and students. The candidate is also expected to support on-call backup during nights, weekends and holidays.

The Zurich Small Animal Teaching Hospital is a state of the art facility equipped with the most advanced equipment including biplanar fluoroscopy, 3 Tesla MRI, 16 slices CT scan, radiation therapy, minimally invasive equipment to perform laparoscopy, thoracoscopy and arthroscopy at the highest technical standard, force triad and advanced bipolar diathermy among others and a variety of implant systems for fracture fixation and joint replacement. The Small animal surgery clinic include three services: Orthopedics, Soft and Oncologic Surgery and Emergency Surgery.

Zurich is well-known for its quality of life. Living in Zurich offers incredible opportunities for people loving culture as well as outdoor activities thanks to the easy access to lakes, mountains, and forests. The central position of Zurich allows traveling around Europe, exploring diverse cultures, history and art. A competitive salary will be offered based on the credentials of the individual applying to the job.

contact: Antonio Pozzi, [email protected]


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