Residency in small animal internal medicine

The Division of Small Animal Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liège, Belgium, offers a position for a Resident in small animal internal medicine, starting October 1, 2019.

This residency position implies a 3-year-minimum training programme structured according to the guidelines of, and approved by, the ECVIM-CA. Candidates should have successfully completed a one year rotating internship programme (or at least two years of experience in small animal practice).

They should at least have basic knowledge of the French language, and be willing to improve these language skills as needed to efficiently communicate with our patients’ owners. Only highly motivated candidates are invited to apply! 

The programme is under supervision of 3 ECVIM-CA diplomates in Internal Medicine, as well as 2 ECVIM-CA diplomates in Cardiology and 1 ECVIM-CA diplomate in Oncology- part time; Numerous Diplomates of other European Colleges are available on site. The resident will take primary responsibility for small animal Internal Medicine cases. He/she will be scheduled to take part in the primary emergency duty roster of the Hospital.  The resident will be involved in clinical teaching to students, and will be partially responsible for advising interns. External rotations are part of the programme.

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Liège is situated outside of the city centre on a hilly slope which represents the start of the beautiful Ardennes. The University has a well-equipped hospital: intensive care unit, digital X-ray, ultrasound, CT scan, endoscopy (gastrointestinal, respiratory and cystoscopy), urethral pressure profilometry, …. Caseload for small animals is around 10000 cases a year. The actual team includes diplomates in internal medicine (3 Dipl. ECVIM-CA), in oncology (1 Dipl. ECVIM-CA -Oncology), in cardiology (2 ECVIM-Cardiology), surgery (5 Dipl. ECVS), emergency and critical care (1 Dipl. ECVECC), diagnostic imaging (3 Dipl. ECVDI), dermatology (1 Dipl. ECVD), reproduction (1 Dipl. ECAR), ophthalmology (2 Dipl. ECVO) and nutrition (1 Dipl. ECVN), nutrition (1 Dipl. ECVCN).

For additional information please contact Pr. Cécile Clercx (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Applications should include an updated curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, and 3 reference letters. Deadline for applications is April 29th, 2019. Selected candidates will be invited for a short visit and an interview.

Applications and reference letters must be sent by mail to

Pr. Dr. Cécile Clercx (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), with a copy to Nadine Fis (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

E-mail address to contact college secretariat