Clinic for Equine Surgery - Senior Clinician in Equine Surgery

The Clinic for Equine Surgery at the Equine Department of the University of Zurich, Switzerland, is seeking to hire, effective March 1, 2022 or by specific arrangement, a

Senior Clinician (100%) in Equine Surgery

The job profile includes the following tasks.

Responsible for clinical service in diagnostics and therapy; independent performance of advanced surgical procedures as well as guidance and supervision of residents in clinical examinations and surgical procedures. Planning and execution of scientific projects. Supervision of master's theses and DVM dissertations and supervision  of residents in their teaching of veterinary students.


Completed studies in veterinary medicine, dissertation (DVM or equivalent), completed internship and residency program in  equine surgery and good knowledge of the German language. Good cooperation with the senior clinicians and residents in the clinic is an important requirement for this position. In the same context, good didactic supervision of the veterinary students is expected. Likewise,   good communication with private veterinarians is required. Ability to work in a  team, friendly demeanor, collegial cooperation, open communication, commitment, motivation and respectful treatment of all staff as well as patients is expected. Active participation in emergency service will be required.

What awaits you

We offer you an extremely interesting field of work in a very active equine hospital and an extremely professional environment. You will work in a team with excellent surgeons    (4 Dipl. ECVS), 2 residents and other veterinarians in training. The salary is based on the salary guidelines of the University of Zurich.

Applications should be sent to:

Gabriele Schmid
Department of Equine
Winterthurerstrasse 260
CH-8057 Zurich
Phone +41 44 635 84 01