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 for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in veterinary small animal internal medicine at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, starting September 1st, 2019. Part-time employment (80%) is also possible.

Responsibilities include clinical services, teaching and research involvement.

Clinical services in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital include medical services to the patients, directing, instructing, and supervising veterinary students, interns and residents. The primary teaching responsibilities are the direct daily supervision and clinical instruction of the veterinary students during their clinical rotations in the Internal Medicine Services. Other responsibilities include taking part in lectures, journal clubs, laboratories, and other educational activities of at the national level or specific to the ENVT. Participation in basic science or clinical research programs would be strongly encouraged, depending on the profile of the successful candidate.

About the Veterinary School

The ENVT is an internationally renowned provider of education and research based in Toulouse, in the southwest of France. Toulouse is a vibrant and developing city, conveniently located between the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees, which offers a complete experience of the “French way of life”. The ENVT was founded in 1825 and its wooded campus, located 15 minutes from downtown Toulouse, spans 53 Ha and boasts many sports facilities.

ENVT is deeply involved in educational and research programs and has developed a wide range of collaborative projects between the different Departments of the School, the local Medicine University, as well as with various national, private and scientific institutional partners such as INSERM and INRA. It also has a broad and renowned continuing education curriculum.

The ENVT Teaching Hospital is a modern, fully-equipped facility that includes digital radiography, ultrasound, 40-slice CT, complete video endoscopy and will soon boast a 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 and European -certified specialists in radiology, surgery, internal medicine, emergency and critical care, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, clinical pathology, 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, 2 ECVIM residents, 4 clinical assistants, and works in strong collaboration with an ACVIM/ACVECC Diplomate. It has also an ECVIM-approved residency program.

Appropriate Profile

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

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 however be considered.

The candidate should have at least basic 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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