Senior Veterinary Radiologist
Placement at the clinic for Diagnostic Imaging at the University Animal Hospital at Uppsala, Sweden

The University animal hospital (UDS) at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is one of Sweden’s largest animal hospitals. UDS together with the veterinary faculty at SLU is a resource for research and the clinical training of veterinary students and veterinary nurses of SLU. UDS has approximately 200 employees that provide qualified animal care to cats, dogs, small pets and horses and also has an ambulatory service for farm animals.

The Diagnostic Imaging Clinic at UDS is the largest in Sweden and one of the largest Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging Sections in Europe, and we offer standard small and large animal track ECVDI residency programmes. In 2014 UDS moved into a new facility that is one of Europes most modern animal hospitals. The Diagnostic Imaging Clinic does small and large animal diagnostic imaging for UDS patients, operates a Diagnostic imaging service for external small and large animal patients and a teleradiology service for images sent in from external clinics in Sweden. The clinic is equipped with small and large animal radiography, small animal fluoroscopy, small and large animal ultrasound, small and large animal 64 slice Siemens CT, 1.5 T Philips small animal MRI, 0.27T Hallmarq equine standing MRI, small and large animal nuclear medicine including a hotlab. The clinic has many international contacts and often has foreign vets visiting or working with us.

The clinic currently has 10 radiologists (three Dip ECVDI, one Swedish specialist in diagnostic imaging in dogs and cats and three ECVDI residents ) and 8 technical staff. Our nurses/technicians are specialized and work only with diagnostic imaging.

The University Animal Hospital is located in Uppsala, a university city about 60km north of Stockholm. The area is perfectly located to enjoy the Swedish forests and outdoor activities. In winter excellent long distance skating and cross-country skiing areas are within 5km of the vet school. Uppsala is surrounded by forests, where there are extensive hiking trails, and in summer the many lakes in the area provides great opportunities for swimming and sailing. Being a student city, Uppsala offers a full range of social activities and central Stockholm is 45 minutes,away by train. Stockholm airport is located only 40km from Uppsala. Last, but not least, you will experience a friendly atmosphere here at the clinic with opportunities for social activities.

The position is permanent and is available from September 2018 or earlier, upon agreement. Working hours are weekdays between 0800-16.30. The position of a senior radiologist includes daily clinical work, teaching and supervision of residents, students and other co-workers, optimization and development of the diagnostic imaging modalities and examinations in the clinic. You will experience a high caseload with many interesting cases and work in a rewarding environment where clinical work, science, and teaching meet in a natural way, also you will be part of a team of highly experienced staff and high quality equipment.

Qualifications

  • Veterinary degree recognized in Sweden
  • Specialist training in veterinary diagnostic imaging, such as DipECVDI, DipACVR, Swedish specialization in Small Animal Diagnostic Imaging,PhD in veterinary diagnostic imaging  and specialist experience in a diagnostic imaging modalities including ultrasound,  CT, MRI and scintigraphy. 
  • Ability to understand and speak Swedish is not a requirement for the applicant since English is used as a working language in the clinic, however a non-Swedish speaking successful applicant will be expected to learn spoken Swedish within a period of 2 years. 

The selection will be based upon the written application and a personal interview where qualifications, collaboration and communication skills together with other personal qualities are important.                   

Form of employment:  Permanent position starting September 2018 or earlier.  

Extent:  100 % 

Welcome with your application, which should contain a letter of intent, CV and preferably two recommendations or details of referees.  

Send this by email no later than 30th of June 2018 to: 

anna.straube@uds.slu.se

Further information: 
Anna Straube
Head of the UDS Diagnostic Imaging Clinic 
anna.straube@uds.slu.se
+46(0) 18-67 20 23 

Madeleine Eilertsen
Coordinator of the UDS Diagnostic Imaging Clinic
Madeleine.eilertsen@uds.slu.se
+46(0) 18-67 20 19