UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

Internship, Equine Medicine and Surgery

Location
Pretoria, South Africa
Posted
26 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
06 Aug 2020
Ref
23895
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

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FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE

DEPARTMENT OF COMPANION ANIMAL CLINICAL STUDIES

INTERNSHIP (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.

Internship: Equine Medicine & Surgery post 16103, Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science 

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.

Wonderful opportunity for a Junior Veterinarian who wants to gain more experience in the Equine Clinic and learn from the best specialists.

The Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies has a vacancy for an Equine Medicine & Surgery Intern for 2020 - 2021: ‚Äč

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will actively participate in the following areas: 

  • Clinical service in several sections of the Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies, including a 24-hour and weekend 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;
  • 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 equivalent professional veterinary qualification;
  • Registration as a Veterinarian with the SAVC;
  • Acknowledged clinical experience;
  • Adequate subject knowledge of equine medicine and surgery.

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.

Applicants are requested to apply online at www.up.ac.za, and follow the link: Careers@UP. 

In applying for this post, please attach:

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

CLOSING DATE: 6 August 2020

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, Tel: (012) 529 8541

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 6 November 2020, 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. 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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