European College of Equine Internal Medicine

Senior Clinician (60-80%) in Equine Internal Medicine - University of Zurich

The Clinic for Equine Internal Medicine at the Equine Department of the Vetsuisse Faculty of the University of Zurich has a vacancy for a Senior Clinician (60-80%) in Equine Internal Medicine starting in June 2024 or by appointment.

Requirement Profile:
• Veterinarian with dissertation (DVM, Dr med vet, or equivalent)
• Completed residency program (Board eligible) or Board Certification in Large Animal Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and/or Equine Internal Medicine (ECEIM).
• The candidate should be a strong team player and have sufficient clinical experience in equine internal medicine. In addition, excellent communication skills and a high motivation for service, teaching and education of interns and residents are required. 
• Knowledge of German (fluent written and spoken) and English is mandatory.

Scope of work:
• Clinical activity in the field of internal medicine (incl. neonatology, emergency, and intensive care medicine)
• Theoretical and practical training of students, residents, interns, residents (ACVIM / ECEIM) and graduate students as well as active participation in continuing education events for veterinarians.
• Emergency service at night and on weekends (on-call service, incl. on-call service during foaling season)
• Represent the Equine Department by interacting with clients, referring veterinarians, other faculty members, clinicians, colleagues in the preclinical and paraclinical institutes, students, outside research groups, visitors, and industry representatives
• Active participation in the future development of the Clinic for Equine Internal Medicine, committee work and assistance with necessary administrative tasks 
• The scope of research activity depends on the level of employment 

Employment is based on university rates for senior clinicians of the Vetsuisse Faculty of the University of Zurich, taking into account training and experience. 
Clinic services must be completed on a weekly basis regardless of employment level. 

The application documents (letter of application in German, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and diplomas, at least 3 references) should be submitted in electronic form, summarized in a single PDF document, by e-mail to the Secretariat of the Clinic of Equine Internal Medicine: Ms. Ljubica Dimbrek, by February 15, 2024 at the latest. Incoming applications are considered on an ongoing basis. 

For further questions, applicants are invited to contact Ms. Ljubica Dimbrek or Prof. Colin Schwarzwald (+41 44 635 84 20;

Colin C. Schwarzwald
Prof. Dr. med. vet., PhD 
Equine Internal Medicine, Department of Equine Medicine
Vetsuisse Faculty of the University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 260
CH-8057 Zurich