Job Ad, 18/06/2022

Junior Clinical Veterinarian in Neurology (Service Intern) at the University of Zürich, Switzerland

Closing date for applications: 15th of July 2022

The Department seeks to recruit a Junior Clinical Veterinarian in Neurology from 01.09.2022 or as soon as possible after that date, to enhance provision of clinical neurology services and undergraduate teaching. The Junior Clinical Neurologist (Service Intern) post will provide support in the provision of clinical neurology services.


We are seeking a proactive, professional individual with positive attitudes always. Outstanding interpersonal skills, and an ability to stay calm under pressure and work as a team are essential. Interns must also demonstrate a commitment to practicing the highest standards of veterinary medicine and patient care and an interest in research.


The internship will involve a range of duties to help facilitate the running of the department; including a contribution to inpatient care, consultations, student teaching, assisting with the management of emergencies, supervised primary care responsibility, diagnostic procedures, and surgeries. The role will expose you to training in the medical and surgical management of patients as well as working within a referral team setting. The role would prepare you well for entry into an approved residency training program in your chosen discipline.


Candidates must have excellent standards of written and spoken German and should have at least 12 months’ experience in companion animal practice. The application requires candidate to be eligible for the Swiss veterinary licenses (“MEBEKO”).


Applications can be sent to between 15th of June and 15th of July. Please submit your CV and a letter of intent.