Internship Equine Clinical Studies Jobs Vacancy in Massey University Palmerston North
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Internship Equine Clinical Studies Jobs Vacancy in Massey University Palmerston North Jobs Details:
As a Veterinary Intern in Equine Clinical Studies, you will primarily be assisting with the provision of equine diagnostic and treatment services to the referral and first opinion cases in the Equine Veterinary Clinic. You will be assigned on a rotating basis to clinical services and will be scheduled for after-hours on-call duties. The position includes participation in the clinical teaching of undergraduates, including supervision of final year students in the veterinary teaching hospital, and practical classes within the veterinary and equine science programs. A suitably motivated and eligible applicant will have the opportunity to enrol in a Massey University post-graduate program, which may involve a clinically-oriented research project.
You should possess a veterinary degree registerable (General or Limited Academic Scope) with the Veterinary Council of New Zealand [http://www.vetcouncil.org.nz/gainReg.php]. If you are only eligible for Limited registration with VCNZ, then you must provide evidence of English proficiency in accordance with the requirements of the VCNZ [http://www.vetcouncil.org.nz]. A successful applicant would preferably have a minimum of one year of mixed or equine veterinary practice experience, although recent graduates will be considered. You must also possess initiative, enthusiasm, flexibility, and effective communication skills and be able to work within a dynamic team environment.
Start date: July 1st, 2018
Duration of appointment: One year
Enquiries of an academic nature should be addressed to Associate Professor Chris Rogers (ph: +64 6 3569099 ext. 85162, email C.W.Rogers@massey.ac.nz) or Dr Erica Gee (ph: +64 6 3569099 ext. 85163 email E.K.Gee@massey.ac.nz
Job description Purpose statement The appointee will be accountable to the Head of the Institute through the Massey Equine Group Leaders for all matters relating to the preparation, teaching and administration of general and related subjects, academic studies and any university administration. Day to day duties will be overseen by the Equine Service Chief and accountable to the VTH Director.
Responsible to Massey Equine Group Leader
Key accountabilities Specific accountabilities include:
- assisting academic staff with their research as requested under the guidance of a principal investigator or postgraduate degree supervisor.
- supporting the advancement of the veterinary profession through collaborating in the publication of case reports, reviews and retrospective studies based upon the clinical cases
- presenting clinical observations at veterinary continuing professional development meetings
- participate in case rounds and journal club meetings
Experience Preferably a minimum of one to two years veterinary practice experience including horses. Recent competent graduates with a strong equine interest will be seriously considered.
Personal attributes and behaviours A strong interest in equine health, medicine, surgery and husbandry; good initiative; flexibility; effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to work effectively with collegial staff at Massey University. An enthusiasm for practical teaching to undergraduate students and equine veterinary practice are important attributes.