Specificaties - (uitleg)
|Locatie||Utrecht University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine|
|Functietypes||Hoogleraren, UHD’s, UD’s & lectoren|
|Uren||32,0 - 40,0 uren per week|
|About employer||Universiteit Utrecht|
The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine seeks to appoint a Professor of Internal Medicine of Companion Animals.
The post sits within the Sub-division of Internal Medicine which is an integral and essential part of the Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals.
The successful appointee will provide leadership to the Sub-division of Internal Medicine and will be responsible for the overall quality of work and the associated research and teaching programmes in all areas of internal medicine of companion animals. With an international reputation for excellence in translational research in the field of internal medicine of companion animals s/he will also be expected to contribute to the ongoing innovation of the curriculum and to have a clear vision on future education with emphasis on life-long learning. The appointee will also have final responsibility for the training of residents and can take a leading role in post academic training of practitioners and veterinary specialists.
The post-holder will be expected to:
- hold a DVM and PhD degree and be a diplomate of the ECVIM-CA or ACVIM;
- have an international reputation for excellence in research in the field of internal medicine of companion animals demonstrated through an outstanding publication record and regular invitations for (keynote) lectures at international conferences;
- have a clear vision on translational medicine in the area of internal medicine of companion animals and the leadership qualities required to build and sustain the clinical activities in Internal Medicine at the Academic Animal Hospital in a rapidly evolving market and to build and sustain an internationally competitive research programme;
- take an active part in clinical work;
- have excellent teaching skills and is familiar with veterinary curricula;
- have a proven track record in attracting external funding;
- have experience of working within and leading internal and external networks;
- have excellent communication and proven management skills inspiring co-workers to achieve excellence;
- be able to speak the English language fluently and be willing to learn and speak the Dutch language.
Utrecht University employs a system of quality assessment for teaching and research, with consequences for career development. This system implies that, in addition to having a PhD in a relevant field of research, an eligible candidate also possesses appropriate senior level academic teaching and research qualifications; the Faculty may use an assessment as an instrument in the selection procedure. Utrecht University specifically encourages female and foreign candidates to apply.
We offer a permanent position as Full Professor at 0.8 - 1.0 FTE. The gross salary levels would be in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement of the Dutch Universities. The salary is supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% per year. In addition we offer an excellent pension scheme, a partially paid parental leave, and flexible employment conditions. More information is available at Working at Utrecht University.
A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability. Within the focus Life Sciences there is an excellent and expanding collaboration between the Veterinary Faculty and the University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU), offering outstanding research possibilities. The University is consistently listed amongst the world’s leading Universities by, for example, Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities and Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
The city of Utrecht is one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands, with a charming old centre and an internationally oriented culture that is strongly influenced by its century-old university. Utrecht city has been consistently ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the Netherlands.
The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Utrecht University is the only place in the Netherlands where veterinarians are trained. The Faculty is the centre of expertise and point of reference for veterinary issues for the entire country, and increasingly for the world abroad as well. Activities at the Faculty include providing primary health and welfare care for a variety of animal species, monitoring food safety and the prevention of zoonosis. The Faculty is considered one of the leading veterinary medicine faculties in Europe and is ranked in the top ten worldwide.
The Faculty performs fundamental and strategic research focused on health, disease and welfare of animals and on related public and environmental health aspects. In order to facilitate education and research, the Faculty has two university clinics: the University Clinic of Companion Animals and the University Equine Clinic; clinical teaching for Farm Animals takes place within the semi-autonomous University Farm Animals Practice. These facilities provide patient care for a variety of animal species while educating veterinary students.
The Sub-division of Internal Medicine is an integral part of the Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals. With 30 faculty members, the expertise at the Sub-division covers the full spectrum of the field of internal medicine; besides a group of specialists in Internal Medicine the Sub-division also houses specialists who have sub-specialised in one of the major organ systems. The Sub-division participates in the Faculty research programmes “Regenerative Medicine, Stem Cells and Cancer” and “Applied Veterinary Research” with research particularly focussing Current research particularly focuses on tissue repair, oncology, genetics and more miscellaneous topics in the area of applied veterinary research.
Applications will be considered by the selection committee in early June and shortlisted candidates will then be invited to speak informally with the University in June, followed by formal interviews at the end of June/early July. Selection of and negotiations with the preferred candidate and final campus visits will take place thereafter.