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
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
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 (Rocio.firstname.lastname@example.org).
We are looking forward to receiving your fully documented application in one PDF-File to:
email@example.com until March 15th 2021.
University of Bern
Reference: Laboratory Animal Veterinarian