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Job Opportunities
Last Updated: 18 June 2018

We are seeking a veterinarian to undertake a postgraduate research project on reptarenaviruses and the diagnosis of Boid Inclusion Body Disease (BIBD). The project will focus on molecular biological and in vitro studies. The position is available from 1st September 2018, initially for 12 months.

The post holder has the following tasks:

  • Practical work on dissertation project
  • Contribution to the institute's post mortem diagnostic service (pathology internship)

The successful applicant fulfils the following requirements:

  • EU-recognised veterinary degree
  • Interest in reptile and infectious diseases and in laboratory work
  • Interest in pathology and postgraduate training in the specialisation
  • Very good English and good German skills (spoken and written)

We offer:

  • Dissertation ( and contribution to the work of "The BIBD Group" ( combined with training in pathology (internship)
  • Option for a subsequent residency towards the certifying examination of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists
  • Salary according to the guidelines of the SNF

For further information on the project and the internship, please contact Prof. Dr. Anja Kipar (email: Enable JavaScript to view this email address.).

Please submit your written application with your CV and letter of motivation by 15.07.2018 to:

Institute of Veterinary Pathology, Personnel Administration
Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich
Winterthurerstr. 268
8057 Zurich

or (preferred) Email: Enable JavaScript to view this email address..

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