Locum position in Diagnostic Imaging
Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Switzerland
We are inviting applications for a locum position in the Clinic for Diagnostic Imaging as temporary replacement of one of our senior radiologists. We support other internal clinics of small and large animals as well as the clinic for zoo animals, exotics and wildlife. Furthermore the Clinic will provide the successful applicant with opportunities to participate in resident training and clinical and didactic instruction of veterinary students. The position will provide the options of a clinical or academic track.
Team and facilities: We are one full professor, five board certified radiologists, five residents one academic instructor and seven technicians. The radiology section serves both the large and small animal track. Besides the CIS (clinical imaging services) the DIRU (diagnostic imaging research unit) is part of the clinic. On-site imaging equipment includes: two small animal radiography units, one biplanar fluoroscopy (Philips Allura), one large animal radiography unit, two helical CT units (Siemens Sensation Open 40, Philips Brilliance 16), four ultrasound machines (small animals: Aloka F75, Aloka alpha10, Philips iU22; large animals: Aloka alpha7), a 3T MRI unit (Philips Ingenia) und a modern PACS-Server. The annual case load consists of about 19,000 patients in small animals, 3000 equine and about 1600 bovine. The above mentioned DIRU is embedded in the Center for Applied Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine (CABMM.uzh.ch) and therefore provides a wide network in research comprising many opportunities to participate in projects or to start with new ideas.
Requirements: Applicants must hold a DVM or equivalent degree, be ACVR or ECVDI certified or eligible. Competence in general radiography, diagnostic ultrasound, MR and CT is required. We seek an individual who is enthusiastic about resident, student training and teaching and who is looking for a unique opportunity to become an integral member of a strong radiology team. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere are a prerequisite. Fluent communication in English and willingness to learn German are requirements for this position.
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience a salary package is calculated, which is in line with Swiss standards.
Application process: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by April 30, 2020; the position remains open until filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation. It should also include names and contact information of three referees. Applications and inquiries may be submitted in writing or per e-mail.
Clinic for Diagnostic Imaging, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 258c, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland
Phone +41 44 635 83 35 Fax +41 44 635 89 40