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Assistant or Associate Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine

The Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse (ENVT), Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, invites qualified individuals to apply to full-time tenure faculty position in veterinary small animal internal medicine at the rank of Assistant or Associate or full Professor.

Responsibilities include clinical service, teaching and research involvement.

Clinical service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, includes medical services to the patients, directing, instructing, and supervising veterinary students, interns and residents. The primary teaching responsibility will be direct daily supervision and clinical instruction of veterinary students rotating on the Medicine Service. Other responsibilities include participation in lectures, laboratories, and other educational activities of the ENVT or at the national level. Participation to a basic science or clinical research programs would be strongly encouraged, depending of the profile of the successful candidate.

About us

The ENVT is an internationally renowned provider of education and research and has staff and students based in Toulouse, a vibrant and developing city in the South West of France. It is located conveniently inbetween the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenean mountains, and provides all the agreements of the “French way of life”. The ENVT was founded in 1825, and its wooded campus, located 15 minutes from Toulouse downtown, is 53 Ha wide and includes many sport facilities.

ENVT is deeply involved in educational and research programs, and has developed many collaborations between the different Departments of the School, the local Medicine University as well as with various national private and scientific institutional partners, like INSERM and INRA. It has also a broad and renowned continuing education program offer.

The ENVT Teaching Hospital is a modern, fully equipped facility that includes digital radiography, ultrasound, 40-slice CT, complete video endoscopy and interventional endoscopy plateform, a soon-coming brand new Laboratory for interventional endoscopy, an echocardiography machine, digital ECG, and digital Holter units. The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences includes 28 tenure and clinical-track faculty, including French or European -certified specialists in radiology, surgery, internal medicine, emergency and critical care, ophthalmology, clinical biology, dermatology, nutrition, and has dedicated technical support staff. Caseload for small animals is around 10000 cases a year.

The Internal Medicine team comprises one ECVIM Diplomate, 2 National Specialists in Small Animal Internal Medicine, 5 clinical assistants and works in strong collaboration with an ACVIM/ACVECC Diplomate. It has also an ECVIM-approved residency program.

About you

A European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education –approved DVM or equivalent veterinary degree is mandatory, or a DVM degree completed with a valid license to practice veterinary medicine in France.

Completion of a formal residency training program in internal medicine, and certification or eligibility for certification by the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) is highly recommended. A candidate with an equivalent national diploma or recognized clinical expertise in internal medicine would be considered.

The candidate should at least have basis knowledge of the French language or be willing to rapidly  improve/develop these language skills to efficiently communicate with our patients’ owners.

Qualified individuals are invited to submit an application, including a letter of intent with a statement of professional goals, curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references to :

Dr. Rachel Lavoué (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), with copy to Michelle Ingelbach (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

For additional information please contact Dr Rachel Lavoué (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


Dr Penny Watson
University of Cambridge
Madingley Road
Cambridge CB3 0ES
United Kingdom


Executive Secretary:

Dr Remo Lobetti
Bryanston Veterinary Hospital
PO Box 67092
2021 Bryanston
Republic of South Africa


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