Internships x11 - Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital

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Location
South Africa
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Closes
Oct 24, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time

FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE

ONDERSTEPOORT VETERINARY ACADEMIC HOSPITAL

INTERNSHIPS (11 POSTS) (12 MONTH CONTRACT APPOINTMENT, 1 JANUARY 2018- 31 DECEMBER 2018)

PEROMNES POST LEVEL 10

 

In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy.

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.

 

The Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital has the following vacancies for Interns for 2018:

  • Small Animal Clinic x 8 posts;

  • Small Animal Clinic: Dermatology  x 1 post;

  • Equine Clinic x 2 posts.

 

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.

 

Added Advantages and Preferences:

  • Commitment to further academic development.

 

The all-inclusive remuneration package for this contract position will be R160 000 per annum, as determined by UP policy guidelines.

Applicants are requested to apply online.

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.

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

 

ENQUIRIES:  Dr Yolandi Smit (Equine), Tel: (012) 529 8141; OR Dr Vanessa McClure (Small Animal), Tel: (012) 529 8196; OR Prof Andrew Leisewitz (Dermatology), Tel: (012) 529 8286.

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 December 2017, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity.

In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply.

The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.