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Senior lecturer veterinary anaesthesiology, perioperative intensive care

  • Yrkesroll

    Universitets- och högskoleadjunkt

  • Anställning

    Heltid, Tills vidare

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    20 december

  • Sök jobbet senast

    1 april

Om jobbet

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science
The department of Clinical Sciences
The Department of Clinical Sciences is responsible for basic education, research and postgraduate education in the fields of veterinary medicine, animal care and animal science. The department's activities mainly concern our common Swedish domesticated animal species (pets) with a focus on anaesthesiology, imaging, animal care, epidemiology, laboratory animal medicine, surgery, clinical chemistry, medicine and animal reproduction. Read more about our activities and infrastructure here.

Read more about our benefits and what it is like to work at SLU via the following link. 

Subject description

Anaesthesiology is the study of anaesthesia and various methods of anaesthesia. The subject covers the main areas of sedation, anaesthesia, analgesia and perioperative intensive care. Perioperative intensive care is the medical care and monitoring provided to patients before, during and after a surgical operation and is intended to ensure that the patient undergoes a safe and successful operation and recovery. In the Department of Clinical Sciences, the subject concerns cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry, horses, dogs, cats and rabbits.


The applicant will be expected to:
  • develop and lead internationally successful research within the subject;
  • develop, lead and participate in teaching at first, second and third cycle level;
  • primarily teach anaesthesiology, in addition to other components at first, second and third cycle level covering the subject;
  • actively participate in clinical work and teaching;
  • develop and maintain national and international networks with academia, the relevant public authorities, industry, organisations and society at large;
  • collaborate with other SLU research teams to strengthen interdisciplinary activities at the university;
  • apply for external research funding from both national and international sources;
  • supervise doctoral students;
  • contribute to the strategic development of the department, faculty and SLU;
  • communicate research findings and other relevant information to society at large;
  • perform administrative duties within the department, faculty and university;
  • be able to use Swedish as the working language within two years;
The department uses Swedish and English in parallel. The senior lecturer should be able to perform the majority of their tasks in English. As a public authority, the university has Swedish as its main language according to the requirements of the Language Act and the senior lecturer must be able to use Swedish as their working language within two years of beginning the position. The department will provide support with language learning [if relevant to the position].


The applicant must:
  • have a Degree of Master of Science in Veterinary Medicine;
  • be licensed to practise veterinary medicine in Sweden, alternatively be entitled to obtain such a licence upon application in accordance with the relevant legislation, regulations and directives*;
  • have successfully completed a doctoral degree in anaesthesiology or have the equivalent academic qualifications within a subject relevant to the position;
  • demonstrate research expertise in the subject for the appointment;
  • demonstrate teaching expertise and have the ability to integrate research and a scientific approach into their teaching;
  • have experience of teaching at first, second and third cycle level;
  • have proven current clinical experience in a subject field relevant to the position;
  • have good knowledge of English.
*The Act (2009:302) on Activities within Animal Healthcare, Chapter 3. Eligibility regulations, Swedish Board of Agriculture’s regulations and general advice on eligibility requirements for veterinary care staff (SJVFS 2016:9), Chapter 2. Eligibility to practise as a veterinary surgeon and the Directive (2005/36/EC) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications.

Swedish “universitetslektor”, a tenured position approximately equivalent to Senior lecturer (UK) or Associate professor (US). The applicant who is offered this employment at SLU will be employed as Senior lecturer.


Note: This advertisement is abbreviated to fit in Platsbanken's recruitment tool. To view the ad in its entirety, please visit Jobs and vacancies at SLU | Externwebben. 

Application deadline:


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Form of employment:

Permanent employment

Starting date:

By agreement.


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The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) has a key role in the development for sustainable life, based on science and education. Through our focus on the interaction between humans, animals and ecosystems and the responsible use of natural resources, we contribute to sustainable societal development and good living conditions on our planet. Our main campuses are located in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala, however, the university also operates at research stations, experimental forests and teaching sites throughout Sweden.

SLU has around 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and doctoral students and a turnover of over SEK 3 billion. We are investing in attractive environments on all of our campuses. We strive to provide a work environment characterised by inclusivity and gender equality, where different experiences generate conversations between people and pave the way for science, creativity and development. Therefore, we welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives.



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