Vadállat patológust keres a FIWI-Bern

OF BERNE, SWITZERLAND is offering a position for a Veterinary
Pathologist (50%) beginning January 1, 2010 or upon agreement

The Centre for Fish and Wildlife health (FIWI) is a group of over 20
veterinarians and biologists performing diagnostic and research on
diseases of fish and wildlife. The FIWI is the reference laboratory
mandated by both the Federal Office of Environment and the Federal
Veterinary Office to perform health surveillance and research in
free-ranging species in Switzerland.

The FIWI is seeking a veterinary pathologist (instructor equivalent) to
complete its wildlife team. The principal responsibilities of this
part-time position include diagnostic pathology (in charge of necropsy
service for free-ranging wildlife), teaching and supervision of mainly
postgraduate veterinary students in wildlife pathology, and
participation to wildlife research projects. The level of employment
could be increased by applying for research grants.

The candidate should have experience in pathology including
histopathology (ECVP or ACVP diplomates and/or candidates with
experience in wildlife pathology preferred). Fluency in German and/or
French is desirable but not required. Experience and interest in
molecular biological diagnostic methods and/or in bird pathology would
be particularly welcome.

The appointment may be for a six to ten year period.

Candidates who are interested in this position are requested to send
their CV, a letter of motivation, diplomas and the names of three
professional references by mail or e-mail to:
Dr. Marie-Pierre Ryser,
Centre for Fish and Wildlife Health,
Institute of Animal Pathology,
Vetsuisse-Faculty of the University of Berne, P.O. Box 8466, CH - 3001
Bern, Switzerland; e-mail address:

For further questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. M.-P. Ryser, phone: +41 31 631 24 43.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2009, and continue until the position is filled