Ausschreibung von Professuren


    73. Ausschreibung der Stelle eines Full Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine

    The Vetmeduni Vienna strives to safeguard animal health through teaching, research, and services. We consider this a contribution to the health of humans and their animal companions, as well as to the production of healthy foods.

    The Department for Companion Animals and Horses at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna has a call for a

    Full Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine
    according to §98 UG 2002

    The Vetmeduni Vienna:

    The University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna is a dynamic campus, offering a multitude of opportunities for development. In the past international evaluation of teaching and research, the university received very high ratings.

    The University Hospital provides comprehensive, yet specialised, service distinguished by a high level of expertise and professional consulting service. The research-led and innovative treatment, prevention and diagnostic services are facilitated by state-of-the-art equipment and infrastructure.

    Weblink to the Small Animal Internal Medicine ( [Link 1])
    Small animal internal medicine is a central, integrated part of the small animal clinic working in close cooperation with other small animal services within the teaching hospital.


    The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include: 

    • Further development of the clinical services of the Small Animal Hospital according to the current development plan 2020
    • Creating an independent research profile and supporting the established research areas
    • Head of the small animal internal medicine team
    • Teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate veterinary students in all fields of small animal internal medicine
    • Development of continuing education programs and or contributions to existing continuing education programs, nationally and internationally
    • Interdisciplinary cooperation within the university and with external partners


    a) DVM

    b) Habilitation, PhD or equivalent qualification

    c) Diplomate of the European or American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM-CA or ACVIM-SAIM) including their sub-specialities (Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology) as well as Diplomates of the European or American College of Veterinary Dermatology

    d) Strong research track

    e) Proof of collaboration in international research and recruitment of funds

    f)  Management skills as well as strong leadership qualities and experience, distinct strategic skills

    g) Teaching experience and qualifications


    a) experience in teaching residents

    b) high communication and cooperation/integration skills

    c) candidates from non-German speaking countries are expected to possess basic German language knowledge before starting

    Minimum wages:

    The University Professor will be employed in a permanent position and is classified as group A1 in the collective contract for university employees. Overpayment of the monthly minimum wage (necessary legal information) in the collective contract (€ 4782.40) can be discussed during the appointment hearings.

    The Vetmeduni Vienna is striving to advance the proportion of women in their faculty, especially in leading positions and a balance in the number of women and men working at the university according to § 41 UG 2002, especially with scientific personnel. Qualified women are therefore urged to apply. Should women be under-represented (less than 40%), female candidates with qualifications equal to the most qualified man will be given precedence, should there be no reasons outweighing his application.

    Written applications should be submitted in English with the usual documents (letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, publication list, summary of previous research and teaching experience, description of previous experience in organization, management and leadership roles, and 3 publications viewed as most outstanding by the applicant) by September 20th, 2015. Applications should be sent to:

    Senate Office, University of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinaerplatz 1, A-1210 Vienna, Austria (or by email [Link 2]; Send E-Mail to Senate [Link ]).

    The presentations and interviews are expected to be held in the second calendar week of 2016.

    The Vetmeduni Vienna is proud holder of the certificate “jobandfamily”. We, therefore, welcome applicants with family competence. Applicants with special needs are also welcome.

    Weblink [Link 3]

    Für das Rektorat:
    Dr. Sonja Hammerschmid


    Bewerbungsunterlagen Professuren

    Schriftliche Bewerbungen für Professuren sind mit den üblichen Unterlagen einzureichen:

    • Motivationsschreiben
    • Lebenslauf
    • Publikations­verzeichnis der letzten 5 Jahre
    • Zusammenfassung der bisherigen Forschungs- und Lehr­tätigkeit
    • Darstellung der bisherigen Erfahrungen im Bereich Organisation, Management und Führungsaufgaben
    • die nach Einschätzung des Bewerbers/der Bewerberin drei besten Publikationen




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