Veterinarian (One-year contract appointment) - Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital

Location
South Africa
Posted
May 15, 2019
Closes
May 27, 2019
Ref
110932
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
UP Professional and Support

FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE

ONDERSTEPOORT VETERINARY ACADEMIC HOSPITAL

VETERINARIAN (ONE-YEAR CONTRACT APPOINTMENT)

PEROMNES POST LEVEL 7

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 Faculty of Veterinary Science invites applications from persons complying with the relevant requirements for the position of Veterinarian, who will mainly be involved in the managing of and training of students in the small animal sterilisation clinic.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbent will be responsible for:
  • Managing the sterilisation clinic;
  • Student preparation and training in the skills laboratory;
  • Supervising anaesthetic induction and maintenance and managing complications;
  • Supervising surgical procedures and managing all complications;
  • Providing guidance to students during surgery;
  • Assisting with developing training material related to the above;
  • Assisting with marketing the service to general public;
  • Rendering first opinion clinical service when sterilisation clinic is not booked.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • A BVSc- /BVMCh-degree or equivalent professional veterinary qualification;
  • Registration with the SAVC as a Veterinarian;
  • Five years' experience in general small animal private practice, including experience in small animal abdominal surgery.


REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):
  • Appropriate language and communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Good computer skills (Windows, MS Office, internet).


ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:
  • Eight years' experience in general small animal private practice.


CLOSING DATE: 27 May 2019

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

ENQUIRIES: Ms Granny Maseko, Tel: (012) 529 8495

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 July 2019, 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. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials.

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

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