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Job Opportunities
Last Updated: 30 August 2021

We are seeking a veterinarian to undertake a postgraduate research project on the pathogenesis of feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The project will focus on molecular and morphometric studies. The position is available from 1st October 2021, initially for 12 months.

University of Zurich, Zurich Switzerland
Friday, 01 October 2021
Sunday, 12 September 2021

The post holder has the following tasks:

  • Practical work for the 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 experimental and digital pathology and in laboratory work
  • Interest in pathology and in postgraduate training in this discipline
  • Very good English and German skills (spoken and written) 

We offer: 

  • Dissertation (, experience in advanced light and electron microscopy including morphometry and involvement in the work of the Laboratory for Animal Model Pathology (LAMP), 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 12.09.2021 to: 

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

or (preferred) Email (one PDF-file): Enable JavaScript to view this email address.