Clinical Assistant: Equine Medicine

  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street, Hatfield, 0002 View on Map
  • @University of Pretoria posted 2 weeks ago
  • Posted : Jan 11, 2022 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference Job ID: 24341
  • Centre Veterinary Science
  • Enquiries
    ENQUIRIES: Ms MB Nyathela: [email protected] (HR) Job content enquiries: Prof A Goddard – [email protected] (HOD);
  • Where to submit application
    https://upnet.up.ac.za/psc/career/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1
  • Notes
    In applying for this post, please attach: Cover letter indicating that you comply with the above-mentioned requirements; A comprehensive CV; Certified copies of qualifications; Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact; Names and contact details of peer reviewers (academic and research); and Self-evaluation must address each minimum requirement (points 1-3) and required competencies (points 1 - 5). Applications that do not include these in the evaluation may be rejected.

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will actively participate in the following areas: • An advanced training programme in Equine Medicine with the view of obtaining the MMedVet (Med) degree; • Clinical/practical training of undergraduate students in Equine Medicine; • Departmental research and publications; • Clinical service in the Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital and surrounding community, including a 24-hour service; and • Community engagement activities. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • BVSc-degree or BVMCh or equivalent professional veterinary qualification; • Registration as a Veterinarian with the SAVC or eligibility for registration within one year of appointment; and • Two years’ general veterinary clinical experience completed upon commencement of appointment or one-year internship. The CCS year may be considered as a year of clinical experience provided that evidence, such as a case log indicating sufficient exposure to equine cases, can be provided to this effect. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES): • Commitment to further academic development; • Subject knowledge: Equine Medicine; • Appropriate language and communication skills; • Good interpersonal skills; and • Good computer skills (Windows, MS Office, internet). ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES: • Two years’ experience in Equine Medicine; • Teaching experience; • Exposure to research in an appropriate field of Equine Medicine; and • Publications in the areas of veterinary science or Equine Medicine and/or related field.

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