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Clinical Track or Tenure Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Exotic Pets and Zoological Medicine

Posted on September 16, 2017

Stillwater, OK

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is seeking applicants for a tenure track or clinical track faculty position in exotic pets and zoological medicine. Appointment will be at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. A DVM degree or equivalent is required. Completion of clinical residency training, or board certification (or eligible) by a Zoological Medicine related board certification (e.g. American College of Zoological Medicine) is required.

For inquiries please contact: Dr. Daniel J Burba, interim Department Head, Veterinary Clinical Sciences at (405) 744-8469 or dburba@okstate.edu. Interested parties may also contact Joao Brandao, LMV, MS with any questions about the position at 405-744-7000 or jbrandao@okstate.edu.

For complete information: AEZ Faculty Position 2017

ASSOCIATE VETERINARIAN POSITION AVAILABLE

Posted on July 12, 2017

Mesa, AZ

Arizona Exotic Animal Hospital is a growing exotic pet, zoo, and wildlife exclusive hospital with 2 offices in Arizona. We are looking for a board-certified exotic pet or zoological medicine veterinarian to join us. Non-boarded individuals with significant experience would also be considered. Our team of well-trained doctors and staff provide high quality veterinary medical and surgical care to our unique and diverse patients. We do not see dogs and cats allowing us to focus more on the special individual needs of the variety of species we work with. We maintain a happy work environment where everyone enjoys coming to work and working together to accomplish both personal and professional growth and greatness. Base salary plus additional production based compensation and other bonuses dependent on experience. Paid time off, continuing education, and medical + dental insurance benefits are also provided.

Please send resumes to jjohnson@azeah.com or contact me directly at 602-421-2883 for more information.

Jay Johnson, DVM

www.azeah.com

744 N. Center St. #101,  Mesa, Az. 85201

phone: 480-275-7017  fax:480-284-5045

 

20040 N. 19th Ave. Ste C, Phoenix AZ 85027

Phone: 623-243-5200

 

Avian & Exotics Technician

Posted on June 22, 2017

Tinton Falls, New Jersey

Our new, fast growing Avian & Exotics Service within a modern specialty referral practice is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our team.

Red Bank Veterinary Hospital is located in Tinton Falls, NJ in Monmouth County on the beautiful Jersey Shore just minutes from the beach, cultural activities, and one of the largest antique districts in the state.  We are nestled between the ocean and rolling hills and are one hour from New York City and Philadelphia.

Our Avian & Exotics Service provides complete medical and surgical care to a variety of species, as well as medical boarding. We are seeking an individual with previous work or educational experience with birds and other exotic pets, as well as excellent communication skills, the ability to learn and work in a fast paced environment, and a positive attitude. Full time or part time available. Benefit package also available.

  • AAHA-accredited hospital
  • ABVP board certified avian specialist
  • Signing bonus/relocation packages for qualified candidates

Start your new career by submitting your resume to: jana.davidson@compassionfirstpets.com To learn more about our practice visit www.rbvh.net

Registered Veterinary Technician

Posted on May 31, 2017

Norman, Oklahoma

Are you a Registered Veterinary Technician looking for a long-term position to use your skills for quality patient care? Rose Rock Veterinary Hospital & Pet Resort is looking for a new team member. Technician experience of two years or more is preferred, but is not required. Our small animal hospital offers premium services including ultrasound, endoscopy, laser surgery, therapeutic laser, video otoscopy, in house lab, digital radiography (including dental radiography), physical rehabilitation, and acupuncture. We are looking for someone experienced with avians and exotics to help one of our associate veterinarians continue to grow that aspect of our hospital. A full-time position is available for someone who is dedicated to giving our patients quality care with compassion. Competitive salary, 401k, medical/dental/vision insurance, paid vacation, paid holiday, pet discounts, uniform allowance, dues, and CE.

Rose Rock Veterinary Hospital and Pet Resort is a drug free workplace.

Please see us at www.roserockvethospital.com. To apply, please go to https://roserockvethospital.com/about/vnf_employment.php and click on the online application link.

Residency (MSc) in Veterinary Science – Zoological Medicine

Posted on May 31, 2017

North Somerset , United Kingdom

For the residency we seek a veterinary surgeon, ideally with at least 2 years post-graduate exotic/zoo animal experience, which may include a suitable internship. The resident will study towards a taught Masters in Veterinary Science and the European Diploma in Zoological Medicine (Zoo Health Management speciality). The resident will be involved in clinical work and clinical research and will be expected to submit for publication manuscripts based on their research work during the programme.

The MSc in Veterinary Science will develop your clinical research skills and enhance universally important skills such as scientific writing, critical reading and statistical analysis of data. The programme is open to veterinary graduates holding a degree registrable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

How to apply:

Please make an online application for this studentship at http://www.bris.ac.uk/pg-howtoapply. Please select MSc in Veterinary Science on the Programme Choice page.

If assistance is needed when completing the application form please email fohs-pgadmissions@bristol.ac.uk or call on 0117 331 6824

Interviews will take place w/c 5th June 2017

For more information: University of Bristol Residency

Avian and Exotics doctors

Posted on May 26, 2017

Culver City, Woodland Hills and South Bay, California

We are looking for passionate, detailed, and outgoing Avian and Exotics doctors to join our team at our privately owned Culver City, Woodland Hills and South Bay Hospitals. ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital is one of the largest, most advanced, compassionate, and progressive veterinary multi-specialty referral hospitals in Southern California.

ACCESS is currently comprised of emergency/critical care, cardiology, internal medicine, interventional radiology/endoscopy, surgery, nephrology, neurology, urology, and zoological medicine (avian and exotics). Our practice shares a facility with other independently owned and operated specialty practices allowing for direct collaboration with specialists in dentistry, dermatology, oncology, ophthalmology, and radiation oncology. We practice in a rich and rewarding environment where patient care can be optimized and learning is continuous.  This type of collaborative medicine is rare outside of a university setting.

Full employment information here: ACCESS Avian and Exotics 2016 SB Edits

Please send your CV attention to our Chief of Staff, Richard Mills, DVM, DACVECC at rmills@accessvets.com.

 

Associate Veterinarian

Posted on May 11, 2017

Pasadena, CA

Exotic Animal Care Center just keeps growing! We have 3 full time and 2 part-time vets, and we are still booked solid. We are finally moving into a larger building this summer, and we are looking to hire another associate. We see 100% avian and exotic pets, approximately 40% rabbits, 40% birds, and 20% reptiles and other animals. We practice high quality, highly compassionate veterinary medicine and our clients frequently allow thorough work ups and opt for progressive treatments. We have digital radiology, ultrasound, rigid endoscopy, in house laboratory, therapy laser, and incubators, and referral for CT scans is a short drive away. We have a fun work environment and a highly talented support staff.  We offer a competitive salary, bonus plan based on production, paid vacation, paid time off, health insurance, discounted pet care, and continuing education. Experience preferred, internship trained ideal, willing to consider new graduate. 

Interested people can contact Dr. Sari Kanfer at bunnyvet@yahoo.com

Veterinarian

Posted on May 5, 2017

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Our Veterinary “Team” is looking for a veterinarian who fits the mission and unique environment of our young, progressive, and compassionate full service hospital.   We have an excellent clientele who demand only the best medicine and surgery for their pets.  The right addition to our team will thrive on building great RELATIONSHIPS with our clients, be energetic, motivated, and dedicated to improving the human-animal bond. Our unique management system involves all staff members in decision-making and allows them to influence and  improve the quality of the workplace and the practice.  We have a complete in-house lab, digital full body and dental radiology, ultrasound, tonovet, and more.  We have enthusiastic, dedicated, well-trained members to support you.  Experience is preferred but we would consider a well qualified new graduate.   River Oaks Animal Hospital is 90% small animal but exotics veterinarians are encouraged to apply as this is a needed speciality in our area. We are located in Myrtle Beach, minutes away from lunch by the ocean!  Why save money all year for a beach vacation when you could live it everyday?  If you want to build a long-term career in a progressive, fast-growing hospital, and build a client base with us, then this position is for you.  We offer excellent compensation and benefits package, with increased salary as the practice grows.  Submit resume and cover letter to Heather Duncan, DVM at vet@riveroakspets.com

Experienced Clinician

Posted on May 5, 2017

Wakefield, Massachusetts

VCA Wakefield Animal Hospital seeks an experienced clinician to join our highly collaborative, growing, AAHA-accredited, paperless, nine-doctor practice 15 minutes north of Boston.  Avian/reptile/exotics specialist or board-eligibility preferred. We see 17% birds/reptiles/small mammals, and we are growing quickly. Equipment includes ultrasound, rigid endoscope, digital rads, and (soon) sevoflurane. Our 15+ happy CVTs are skilled with exotics, and we have a lake you can walk or run around (3 miles) across the street. Call or email christine.pelletier@vca.com 781-245-0045, and meet the team at http://vcawakefield.com.

 

 

Associate Veterinarian position

Posted on May 5, 2017

Cottonwood Heights, Utah

Wasatch Exotic Pet Care, established in 2004, is the only exotic-exclusive practice in the Intermountain region.

We are looking for an energetic individual with at least two years experience, preferably  exclusively or very heavily exotic, who will thrive in a very busy practice, though all are welcome to apply.  Salary and benefits are competitive within the exotics industry and negotiable based on experience and capabilities.  We require an in-person, “working” interview, and will provide financial assistance with this.

If interested,  please submit a resume with brief personal statement and three professional references. Please direct any questions to Drlaurel@wasatchexotic.com

For more information:Associate Veterinarian position ad 2017

Veterinary Technician

Posted on April 12, 2017

San Francisco, CA

The San Francisco Zoological Society is seeking applicants for the position of Veterinary Technician. This position will report to the Veterinary Hospital Manager and work cooperatively with one other full time Veterinary Technician.   The San Francisco Zoo is within a 100 acre park on the Southwest corner of San Francisco. The current vertebrate collection consists of 864 animals within 194 species.   This is a full time position that offers benefits.

Salary: DOE

Apply at: www.sfzoo.org

Deadline is April 25, 2017

For full job description and information: Vet Tech – 3 2017

 

PhD positions available – Amphibian occupancy patterns, population genetics, and disease dynamics

Posted on March 22, 2017

Ontario, Canada

PhD positions available – Amphibian occupancy patterns, population genetics, and disease dynamics

 

Funded by a Strategic NSERC grant, we are seeking a PhD students to complete our team on research related to the detection and monitoring of amphibians and their pathogens (chytrid fungus, ranavirus) in Canada. Using environmental DNA as a basis for the research, the team will conduct: 1) Habitat occupancy modeling for amphibians and their pathogens; 2) Analysis of the evolutionary dynamics of pathogens and amphibian hosts; 3) Assessment of potential synergistic interactions between pathogens and aquatic contaminants; and 4) Modeling the drivers of amphibian population decline. Students will develop research projects that fit within the context of the broader program, such as: Validation of eDNA for detecting amphibians; Assessment of ranavirus pathogenicity; Chytrid fungus evolutionary dynamics; and Modeling drivers of amphibian occupancy.  We are seeking students to initiate their research in Spring or Fall 2017, with the research to be conducted across southern Ontario. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts and names of 3 references to: Dennis Murray, Trent University, dennismurray@trentu.ca (www.dennismurray@trentu.ca) or David Lesbarreres, Laurentian University dlesbarreres@laurentian.ca (http://gearg.jimdo.com/people/head/).

Medical Director – Zoo

Posted on February 16, 2017

San Francisco, CA

The Medical Director is charged with leading the San Francisco Zoological Society’s Veterinary Team.

Salary: DOE

San Francisco Zoo

Apply at: www.sfzoo.org

Deadline is March 15, 2017

For more information: Medical Director Final 2-17

Licensed/license-eligible technician

Posted on January 13, 2017

Bedford Hills, NY

Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics

Bedford Hills, NY 10507

www.avianexoticsvet.com

Contact: Laurie Hess, DVM, Dipl ABVP (Avian), Lhess@avianexoticsvet.com, cell: (914) 450-4281, office: (914) 864-1414, www.avianexoticsvet.com

I am also seeking a licensed/license-eligible technician with previous exotics experience for a full-time position. Looking for long-term relationship for someone to grow with our team.

Salary is $20-24/hr with paid health care (70%) and 1 week of paid vacation after 6 months, 2 weeks in the second year.

This position starts immediately for the right candidate, and candidate must interview in person.

 

Full-time One-year internship or Two-year ABVP (Avian) residency

Posted on January 13, 2017

Bedford Hills, NY

Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics

Bedford Hills, NY 10507

www.avianexoticsvet.com

Position: Full-time One-year internship or Two-year ABVP (Avian) residency

Contact: Laurie Hess, DVM, Dipl ABVP (Avian), Lhess@avianexoticsvet.com, cell: (914) 450-4281, office: (914) 864-1414, www.avianexoticsvet.com

Position starts 7/17

2-year residency (or 1-year internship) in all-avian/exotics, AAHA-accredited, paperless, 3-vet practice in beautiful suburb in Westchester County, NY, approx 40 mi north of NYC. Very safe area to live, and practice will guide new employee in where to obtain housing.

Full medical/surgical/boarding care for birds and exotics. Very active, busy caseload with a lot of hands-on training. Caseload is 30% avian, 30% reptile/amphib, 40% small mammal.

Practice has digital x-ray, CT, cold laser, ultrasound, endoscopy.

 

We work with several board-certified specialist including  radiologist, internist, ophthalmologist, dermatologist,  and oncologist, as well as 24-hr ER facility 1/2 mi away that monitors critical cases overnight and handles avian/exotic emergencies under our supervision. Practice has 3 licensed techs, 2 receptionists, 1 assistant, and full-time practice manager and is very social-media savvy.

Internship may progress to residency.

Resident may sit for ABVP (Avian) boards at end of 2-year residency.

Resident will be expected to complete one avian-related publishable project.

Internship pays $30,000

Residency pays $35,000

Both positions have paid healthcare (70%), 2 weeks paid vacation annually, 1 paid CE conference, as well as local CE.

Candidate must interview in person.

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR IN EXOTIC ANIMAL/ZOOLOGICAL ANIMAL MEDICINE

Posted on October 31, 2016

Madison, Wisconsin

http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/weblisting/External/PVLSummaryPrint.aspx?pvl_num=88520

This is a full time, clinical and teaching position in the Zoological Medicine & Special Species Health Sections within the Department of Surgical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The candidate will primarily participate in the clinical activities of the UW Veterinary Care (UWVC) Special Species Health service, including patient care, instruction and supervision of veterinary students, interns and residents, consultation with referring veterinarians and clients. The successful applicant will be expected to provide between 36-38 weeks of clinical service per annum. The annual caseload of the Special Species Service is approximately 1300 cases, with 50% small mammals, 40% birds and 10% reptiles. Additional job duties include: 1) active promotion of the Special Species service within the hospital and in the community; 2) maintaining and building excellent relationships with referring veterinarians; 3) maintaining and building excellent relationships with partners in our outreach program, which includes local and regional zoological institutions and wildlife centers; 4) active participation in in didactic and laboratory instruction of veterinary students; 5) active participation in ACZM resident, and small animal rotating intern, mentoring and training; 6) active participation in weekly didactic rounds, including Zoological Medicine Journal Club, Exotic Animal Morbidity & Mortality Rounds, and Exotic Animal Pathology Rounds. The successful candidate will join the current team of 2 ACZM Diplomates, 4 ACZM residents and 3 licensed veterinary technicians in the UWVC Special Species Health Service.

The UW-Madison campus provides an environment, which encourages research, and the successful candidate will have extensive opportunities to develop and perform individual and collaborative research projects. Requirements for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree. Board certification in the ACZM or board-eligibility is preferred. Candidates who have completed ABVP (Avian, Reptile & Amphibian, or Exotic Companion Mammal) or ECZM residencies and/or are ABVP or ECZM boarded will also be considered. The position is offered as the clinical instructor rank and is available as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.

Zoological medicine and surgery Veterinarian

Posted on October 11, 2016

Los Angeles, California

The VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital is seeking applications for a zoological medicine and surgery position. Applicants should have a DVM or equivalent degree and be ACZM board certified or eligible. A California license is required.

Individuals applying for this position should have strong interpersonal skills and the personality to deal with a large and varied case load and clientele, including referring veterinarians. We are looking for a personable, happy, charismatic individual with strong inter-personal skills who fits well within our family. Preference will be given to individuals with a strong interest and demonstrated competency in zoological companion animals. Passion to teach is a must.

Our zoological medicine and surgery service is equipped with state of the art endoscopy and surgery equipment. Our patients consist of a diverse representation of taxa, including, but not limited to, birds, mammals, reptilians, amphibians and aquatic animals. We also support local zoos and wildlife centers.

The VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital is a referral center, primary care facility and teaching hospital with 24-hour emergency service. We have a staff of 56 veterinarians with specialists in internal medicine, surgery, emergency and critical care, neurology, ophthalmology, cardiology, oncology, radiation oncology, radiology, zoological medicine and service, behavior and rehabilitation/integrative medicine.

We are located in a 42,000 sq ft state of the art facility The large, 3-level hospital encompasses 9 state-of-the-art surgery suites; including suites dedicated to neurology, orthopedic and minimally invasive surgery. The hospital has 19 examination rooms, 2 medical procedure rooms, MRI, CT, a medical oncology suite (including our bone marrow transplant center), a radiation oncology suite housing a linear accelerator capable of IMRT, and a large physical therapy/rehabilitation center.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, 401K retirement plan, health insurance, paid vacation and compensation for continuing education.

A current curriculum vitae, letter of intent and the names of 3 references should be sent to: Laila Proença, VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, 1900 South Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90025. E-mail: laila.proenca@vca.com.

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.

 

Sincerely,

David Bruyette, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Medical Director

Assistant/Associate Professor position in Zoological Medicine

Posted on September 22, 2016

Urbana, Illinois

The Zoological Medicine Service at the University of Illinois is committed to outstanding service, teaching, and research. The successful candidate will join our existing faculty in providing exceptional service to our clients, as well as high quality patient care for companion and captive zoological species and wildlife received for primary, referral, and emergent visits. The candidate will have demonstrated skill in the clinical care of captive wildlife in the zoological setting, as well as for free-living wildlife. The candidate will take an active role in clinical and didactic teaching of professional students, residents, and interns. Participation in clinically relevant or basic research projects will be expected, with the successful candidate contributing to the scholarly mission of the College through either independent or collaborative research efforts. Percent time dedicated to scholarly activities, clinical service, and teaching will take into account the candidate’s career goals and the needs of the department, but is anticipated to be 40% research, 40% clinical service, and 20% teaching. The University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital possesses a comprehensive array of resources in the form of state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical equipment. Opportunities to collaborate with multiple clinical and basic science researchers within the college and university are widely available.

For more information:zoo-med-uiuc-2016

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