Faculty of Veterinary Science Graduate Opportunity

The University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science is offering a Graduate Internship Porgramme at their Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital.

Following Internship Programme for 2018:

  • Small Animal Clinic x 8 posts;
  • Small Animal Clinic: Dermatology x 1 post;
  • Equine Clinic x 2 posts.

The University of Pretoria’s commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will actively participate in the following areas:

  • Clinical service in several sections of the Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital, including a 24-hour and week-end service;
  • Administrative duties associated with clinical work;
  • Assist with teaching and clinical/practical training (including basic surgical skills) of undergraduate veterinary and veterinary nursing students;
  • For the dermatology post: Teaching and clinical/practical training of undergraduate veterinary and veterinary nursing students in Small Animal Dermatology;
  • Assist clinicians with research and publications;
  • Other clinical/academic duties as delegated by the line manager;
  • Community engagement activities, including clinical duties at community clinics associated with the University.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • BVSc-degree or BVMCh or equivalent professional veterinary qualification;
  • Registration as a Veterinarian with the SAVC;
  • Acknowledged clinical expertise;
  • Valid working visa (where relevant);
  • Adequate subject knowledge.
  • For the dermatology post: Adequate subject knowledge: Small Animal Medicine with a specific interest in dermatology.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • Appropriate language and communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Good computer skills (Windows, MS Office, internet);
  • After-hours availability.

In applying for this post, please attach:

  • Letter indicating the post/s interested in;
  • A comprehensive CV;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact.

Closing Date: 24 October 2017

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