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Laboratory Animal Veterinarian, Univ.of Bern

Position title: Laboratory Animal Veterinarian, Univ.of Bern

Country: Switzerland

Experimental Animal Center (EAC)
The Experimental Animal Center (EAC) is the structural unit of the University of Bern carrying the
responsibility for in-vivo research. In its multispecies, decentralized animal facilities, the EAC aims at
providing state of the art housing and veterinary care. The 3Rs (Reduce, Refine, Replace), the “culture
of care” and compliance to guidelines and regulations are cornerstones of the EAC strategy.

We are seeking for April 1 st, 2021 or by appointment an outstanding and very motivated person as a
Laboratory Animal Veterinarian

Areas of responsibility
Clinical veterinary medicine
 Supply veterinary medical care independently: evaluation of clinical cases, provision of
clinical diagnoses and treatment
 Careful implementation of preventive medicine programs (routine health monitoring, import,
quarantine, diagnostics) and treatment of diseases
 Develop, review and oversight of enrichment program
 Participate in veterinary on-call schedule
 Ensure regulatory compliance with university guidelines and local regulations
 Develop, review, and revise clinical-related SOPs
 Audit veterinary medical records and other clinically related documents
 Serve as a rotating member in internal facility/programmatic evaluations
Scientific support
 Advice and support for researchers on clinical issues / animal models
 Participate to the internal training to researchers and animal care staff

 Degree in veterinary medicine eligible to work in Switzerland, Dr. Med. Vet
 At least 2 years of working experience in laboratory animal medicine
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
 Initiative, goal oriented and excellent organizational skills
 Fluent in English and German, other languages are a plus

We offer
 A 2-year position, with the possibility of prolongation
 An interesting job with responsibility in the field of biomedical research with the University of
Bern as an attractive employer
 Participation in Journal club and book reading groups.
 We promote the continuing professional and competences development.
 A supportive working environment

For more information, please contact Dr. R. Evangelista (
We are looking forward to receiving your fully documented application in one PDF-File to: until March 15th 2021.

University of Bern
Reference: Laboratory Animal Veterinarian
Murtenstrasse 35
3008 Bern