ECZM Resident Position in Wildlife Population Health
Open from February 1st, 2020, at the Centre for Fish and Wildlife Health,
University of Bern
We are looking for an enthusiast and dedicated veterinarian with major interest in wildlife to fill a residency position focused on wildlife population health (WPH; including wildlife population and ecosystem health, wildlife pathology and disease investigation, wildlife medicine and research) at the Centre for Fish and Wildlife Health (FIWI) of the University of Bern in Switzerland.
The FIWI is the Swiss national competence centre for wildlife diseases and the candidate is expected to perform necropsies and histological examinations on a great variety of indigenous Swiss wildlife of different taxa, to participate in wildlife captures, to carry out a small research project, to organize and participate in seminars and read scientific literature.
A prerequisite to apply for this residency is the previous achievement of a clinical internship in a University setting or two years of experience in a well-equipped veterinary practice, incl. exposure to multiple animal species.
The ideal candidate is a diplomate in veterinary medicine fluent in both spoken and written German and English languages, with great communication skills and teamwork spirit. Additional knowledge of French and/or Italian is not a condition but would be an advantage given the multilinguistic characteristics of Switzerland and necessary interactions with case submitters.
If interested, please send a career motivation letter along with your curriculum vitae and two recommendation letters no later than October 31st, 2019. All documents should be merged as a single PDF file and sent by email to: