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Southwest Veterinary Oncology seeks Board-Certified or Residency-Trained Medical Oncologist 

A balanced quality of life in a beautiful locale ranked #11 in the country for work-life balance with 350 days of sunshine, a cost of living index of 99.4 and no earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, mudslides or active volcanoes.

Southwest Veterinary Oncology in Tucson, AZ is looking for an associate to join our thriving practice.  We will be closely aligned with the new veterinary school at the University of Arizona and would encourage involvement in the development of this new program.  We have actively participated in numerous clinical trials over the years and expect that our collaboration with the new veterinary school will open many doors for future studies.

We are located within a referral campus that houses surgery, anesthesiology, internal medicine, dentistry and ophthalmology along with 24-hour care.  Collectively our support staff has over 50 years of experience in oncology.  The oncology building houses a CT scanner and linear accelerator as well as full medical oncology facilities.  Full benefits, moving expenses and generous salary.

Please contact Dr. Mary K Klein at mkklein@southernazvets.com or (520) 888-3177.

(Posted 1/30/2020)

UC Davis seeks Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Oncology or Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor of Oncology

Veterinarian with advanced training in medical oncology.  Completion of a residency program in companion animal medical oncology approved by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine by the effective date of appointment is required; ACVIM board certification is preferred. Clinical experience and competence in veterinary medical oncology is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. For the Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Oncology position, a documented record of creative scholarship or the potential to develop a clinical research program in oncology is required. Must possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

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A valid license to practice veterinary medicine in California is required before employment begins (California Business and Professions Code Section 4846-4857).  Individuals without a full California license must obtain a University License (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1) by the time of appointment.

To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by February 3, 2020.  Position is open until filled.  To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF03324 and submit the following materials: 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experience and career goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of clinical and didactic teaching philosophy; 4) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity; and 5) the names and addresses of four professional references.

The University of California, Davis, and The Department of Surgical & Radiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.  UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments: http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html.  The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014.

(Posted 12/19/2019)

The Royal Veterinary College seeks Oncology Resident

This is a three-year training programme that satisfies the requirements for certification by the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM) in the Speciality of Oncology.

The objectives of the programme are as follows:

  • to provide comprehensive post-graduate training in medical oncology in companion animals
  • to prepare the resident for the certifying examination in the specialty of Oncology of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • to provide the resident with the opportunity to participate in the clinical training of veterinary students
  • to provide an introduction to clinical research

There is a strong emphasis on clinical duties with the majority of time being spent in the clinical medical oncology service, participating in a number of roles, including seeing oncology referrals, managing hospitalised patients and also undertaking weekend duties on a shared rota.

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The service is supported by four faculty members and  three residents who work in close collaboration with internists, surgeons, radiologists, cardiologists, ophthalmologists, neurologists, critical care specialists, clinical pathologists and pathologists, providing a multidisciplinary approach to the patient’s management. There are sometimes clinical trial programmes happening, which you will actively participate in. Additional rotations through other clinical services include:  radiation oncology (off site), internal medicine, radiology, clinical pathology, surgical pathology and several weeks of elective rotations.

In addition to the clinical commitment, residents’ training includes weekly attendance at journal club, book club, and other seminars on a variety of subjects. Cytology / pathology rounds are held approximately monthly. You will be expected to present at these seminars, which will serve as preparation for external presentations at conferences.

Time off clinics will be provided for study, development of a research project and holidays (the holiday allocation is 25 days per year inclusive of bank holidays).

Student teaching and clinical research are integral parts of the programme which operates within the QMHA and you will be actively involved in rotational student teaching and supported to develop clinical research. Publication is required for ECVIM credentials and presentation of this research at a major European or North American conference is strongly encouraged. Within the MVetMed programme you will enrol in specific modules which also contribute towards the training required for board certification.

Selection criteria for the Residency in Oncology

Along with the attributes and qualifications required it is also desirable if you have:

  • Completed a one year small animal rotating internship programme in a specialist referral centre or a university
  • Evidence of exposure to clinical oncology i.e. clinical rotations during an internship, externships at clinical oncology referral centres, research projects, etc.
  • Evidence of attendance at oncology-related CPD events / courses
  • High motivation for self development of clinical skills and research in small animal oncology

Further information

If you have any  questions about the Oncology programme you are encouraged to contact Dr. Irina Gramer at (igramer@rvc.ac.uk).

For general information about the programme see: Residencies.

How to apply

For details see How To Apply.

Closing date: Sunday, 5th January, 2020    Interview date:  Friday, 21st February, 2020

(Posted 12/16/2019)

Arizona Veterinary Oncology seeks Medical Oncologist

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Arizona Veterinary Oncology (AVO) is pleased to announce that we are growing and have an immediate opening for a Medical Oncologist. This full-time position is unique in that it is a private practice service within a veterinary teaching hospital. The successful applicant will receive the benefits of both private practice service (and paid production) and a veterinary teaching hospital setting. We are currently seeing patients at this location 2 days per week and want to increase to 4 days per week.

Oncology can be an incredibly stressful profession. Whenever possible, we try to have fun with our patients and with each other. We try and make our interactions a positive one whether it’s with a member of our team, a client, or a patient. Sometimes, our appointments take a little longer because we find when we slow down and take our time, our patients and clients feel more comfortable. At AVO, we value every client, every patient, and every employee.

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Why AVO? 

Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine graduated its inaugural class of DVMs in 2018. These graduates scored higher than the national average on the NAVLE and are receiving glowing praise from new employers about their job skills. MWU students are trained within a gorgeous veterinary teaching hospital and partner with highly qualified practices around the valley (not a distributive model). Arizona Veterinary Oncology is proud to be involved in the training of these students through clinical interactions and lecture opportunities. AVO works alongside the talented MWU surgeons, internists, neurologist, anesthesiologists and numerous general practitioners for hands on learning. There are also additional compensation opportunities for lectures delivered to students with no additional committee requirements.

If you would like to earn a private practice salary but work in a veterinary teaching hospital, AVO may be the place for you. We offer competitive wages, medical benefits, vacation and sick time, a simple IRA program starting day one, and a generous signing bonus.

WHY ARIZONA?

Besides relishing in 300 days of sunshine per year, the Phoenix metro area is home to all four professional league sports and is a boasting college town with ASU, NAU, GCU, and U of A. Arizona offers year round outdoor recreational activities such as boating, fishing, hiking, biking, skiing, golfing, wineries, resort style living and so much more! Arizona enjoys GREAT temperatures (our average temperature for the year is 72.6 degrees and the average temperature during the winter is a lovely 67 degrees in the valley). Phoenix is still considered a housing market that is still affordable and growing rapidly.
Eric Boshoven, DVM, DACVR (RO)
(w) 480-327-6690
(c) 240-308-1484

APPLY TODAY!  

(Posted 9/30/2019)

Pet Emergency & Specialty Center of Marin seeks Board-Certified or Residency-Trained Oncologist

Pet Emergency & Specialty Center of Marin, located in beautiful San Rafael, CA, is looking for full-time or part-time board-certified oncologist or an individual who has completed residency training to join our 24/7, upscale, growing practice. PESCM serves San Francisco, Marin and Napa/Sonoma Counties.

Our 12,000 square feet, state-of-the-art facility was specifically designed to provide emergency and specialty care and is equipped with CT, endoscopy, ultrasound, and advanced point of service laboratory equipment.

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We have specialists in internal medicine, surgery, oncology and cardiology along with 7 FTE Emergency doctors.  We work with 18 registered veterinary technicians, including one with VTS certification, and 36 assistants in a collaborative team to ensure the highest level of compassionate care possible for our patients and clients.

We continue to add high tech services such as advanced oncological treatments, Tonovet tonometry and laparoscopy to better serve the needs of a vibrant local community.

We are ideally located for a great quality of life.  Our team enjoys everything from the culture of the city to the wine country, the breathtaking coast, and unlimited opportunities for outdoor activities: biking, swimming, hiking, sailing, etc.

We provide:

  • Excellent compensation
  • Signing bonus
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Generous CE
  • Vacation pay

Mission Statement:
Our mission is to serve pets and people by continually pushing to improve our medicine, our service, our communication, and ourselves. We can accomplish this by working as a team, supporting our referring veterinarians, caring about every patient, learning from others, embracing change, and using intelligent and fair business practices.

If you are looking for a team of dedicated, integrated specialists then we want to meet you!

Interested candidates can send their CV and letter of interest to Dr. Christopher Rodi at crodi@pescm.com.

(Posted 12/9/2019)