UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

Internship, Equine Clinic

Location
Pretoria, South Africa
Posted
Apr 08, 2021
End of advertisement period
Apr 22, 2021
Ref
24127
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE

DEPARTMENT OF COMPANION ANIMAL CLINICAL STUDIES

INTERNSHIP EQUINE CLINIC

(12 MONTH CONTRACT APPOINTMENT)

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 Faculty of Veterinary Science is offering a wonderful opportunity for Junior Veterinarians who want to gain more experience as an Intern in the Equine Clinic and learn from the best specialists.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will actively participate in the following areas:

  • Clinical service in the Equine section of the Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital, including a 24-hour and weekend service;
  • Administrative duties associated with clinical work;
  • Assist with teaching and clinical/ practical training of undergraduate veterinary and para-veterinary students;
  • Assist clinicians with research and publications;
  • Other clinical/ academic duties as delegated by the line manager; and
  • 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/Authorisation as a Veterinarian with the SAVC;
  • Acknowledged clinical expertise; and
  • Adequate subject knowledge necessary for the post.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • Appropriate language and communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Good computer skills (Windows, MS Office, internet);and
  • After-hours availability.

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

  • Commitment to further academic development.

The all-inclusive remuneration package for this contract position will be R288, 510 per annum.

Applicants are requested to apply online, quoting the applicable reference number.

In applying for this post, please attach:

  • A comprehensive CV; and
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact.

CLOSING DATE: 22 April 2021

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

ENQUIRIES:

Job content enquiries Dr Yolandi Smit yolandi.smit@up.ac.za

Other enquiries: Ms Bernice Nyathela bernice.nyathela@up.ac.za (HR) 

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 23 July 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 will 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 make an appointment to the posts as advertised.