Resident position in Diagnostic Imaging - Small-Animal-Biased-Track
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium

4-year programme

Start date: October 2018

The department of Medical Imaging of Domestic Animals and Orthopaedics of Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, has a national and international reputation for its teaching and diagnostic standards and academic excellence. The department is a friendly environment, supportive for the staff members. The department offers a 4-year residency position.

Team and facilities:
The department of Medical Imaging consists of 5 board-certified radiologists, 8 residents and 2 technicians maintaining a high quality clinical service for both, small and large animal patients. On-site imaging equipment includes one small animal radiography unit (and one DSA and fluoroscopy unit), one large animal radiography unit, digital radiography equipment (Agfa-Gevaert CR and DR), a CT (GE Lightspeed), three ultrasound machines (small animals: Philips IU22 (x2); large animals: Philips CX-50), a MRI unit (Hitachi, Airis mate 0.2T) and a nuclear medicine unit (Toshiba, CGA-7200DI and Trionix, Triad XLT 9).

Duties:
The resident will be trained and work under the supervision of Diplomates of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and follow the approved residency programme. The resident will be expected to participate in emergency service for the small and large animal clinic, and in the supervision and teaching of undergraduate veterinary students.

Qualifications:
The applicant must have a veterinary degree that is recognized in Belgium and at least 12 months clinical experience since graduation (one year of rotating internship or at least two years of clinical experience). Being fluent in English is mandatory as English is the working language of the department.

For information concerning specialist training in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, please consult www.ecvdi.org.  
Specific information on the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UGhent can be found at https://www.ugent.be/di/ 


Application:
The application should include a letter of intent and a curriculum vitae and must be submitted by e-mail no later than May 6, 2018 to: jimmy.saunders@ugent.be