Clinical Assistant: Diagnostic Imaging

South Africa
Sep 25, 2020
Oct 14, 2020
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The Department of Companion Animal Studies has one opening for a qualified veterinarian who would like to specialise in Diagnostic Imaging by completing a MMedVet-degree. Please refer to the relevant yearbook for the programme information.


The successful candidate will actively participate in the following areas:
  • An advanced training programme in Diagnostic Imaging with the view of obtaining the MMedVet (Med) degree;
  • Clinical/practical training of undergraduate students in Diagnostic Imaging;
  • Departmental research and publications;
  • Clinical service in the Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital and surrounding community, including a 24-hour service; and
  • Community engagement activities.

  • BVSc-degree or BVMCh or equivalent professional veterinary qualification;
  • Registration as a Veterinarian with the SAVC or eligibility for registration within one year of appointment; and
  • Two years' general veterinary clinical experience completed upon commencement of appointment or one-year internship.

  • Commitment to further academic development;
  • Subject knowledge: Diagnostic Imaging;
  • Appropriate language and communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills; and
  • Good computer skills (Windows, MS Office, internet).

  • Two years' experience in Diagnostic Imaging;
  • Teaching experience;
  • Exposure to research in an appropriate field of Diagnostic Imaging; and
  • Publications in the areas of veterinary science or Diagnostic Imaging and/or related field.

The all-inclusive remuneration package for this contract position will be commensurate with the incumbent's level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines.

Applicants are requested to apply online , and follow the link: Careers@UP.

In applying for this post, please attach:
  • Cover letter indicating that you comply with the above-mentioned requirements;
  • A comprehensive CV;
  • Certified copies of qualifications;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact;
  • Names and contact details of peer reviewers (academic and research); and
  • Self-evaluation must address each minimum requirement (points 1-3) and required competencies (points 1 - 5). Applications that do not include these in the evaluation may be rejected.

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

Enquiries: Ms MB Nyathela: (HR)

Job content enquiries: Dr S Dancer: (DIM)

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 15 January 2021, 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 not to fill the advertised positions.