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Residency in wildlife pathology – Switzerland

Residency in wildlife pathology at the Centre for Fish and Wildlife Health University of Bern, Switzerland

We are looking for an enthusiast veterinarian with strong interest in pathology and wildlife medicine to fill up a residency position in animal anatomic pathology with strong emphasis in wildlife pathology.

The position is offered by the Centre for Fish and Wildlife Medicine (FIWI) at the Institute of Animal Pathology (ITPA) of the University of Bern, Vetsuisse Faculty. The three year residency program is mainly focused on the diagnostic pathology service provided for free-ranging and farmed wildlife to the Swiss Federal government  and to private individuals under the supervision of a board certified pathologist and the group leader, fulfilling the requirements to sit the European Veterinary Pathology Board examination. Opportunity for parallel exposure to domestic animal pathology is also provided through our partners at the ITPA.  There will be multiple opportunities to get involved in wildlife research and investigations of wildlife-related infectious diseases.

The resident is expected to supervise the externship students that are routinely hosted at the FIWI. Team spirit and fluent German (spoken and written) and English are required.

Start: 1 April 2013 (negotiable)
Duration: 3 years

Dr. Marie-Pierre Ryser ;
Dr. Francesco Origgi ;
Tel. +41 31 631 2443
Applications should include a motivation letter, a CV and two reference letters. They should be sent before 25 February 2013 to the following address:
Manuela Weber
Zentrum für Fisch- und Wildtiermedizin
Länggassstrasse 122, Postfach 8466
CH-3001 Bern, Switzerland


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