08/10/2023: Faculty position in Oncology @ LMU Munich

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität – LMU Munich, Germany Faculty Position available for Diplomate European Society of Veterinary Oncology (ESVONC) or Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) – Science of Veterinary Oncology (SOVO)

The Clinic of Small Animals LMU invites qualified individuals to apply for a faculty position (“Oberarzt/Oberärztin”) in Oncology. The position is available as of 01.01.2024, or by negotiation.

The successful applicant will have the leading position in the oncolgy service. The Clinic of Small Animal Medicine is a university veterinary teaching hospital specialized in dogs and cats with cutting edge medical equipment. We offer an interesting position with opportunities for development in an enthusiastic and open-minded team. The successful applicant will enjoy a wealth of opportunities in providing clinical service in a very active academic teaching hospital, and in pursuing clinical research in a highly competitive environment. Two Medicine Faculties (University of Munich (LMU) and Technical University of Munich (TUM)) are close by with plenty of opportunities for collaborative research. Primary responsibilities of the successful candidate include clinical service, research, and teaching. Therefore, we offer an attractive work environment with dedicated time for research and teaching and various opportunities to present research projects at international congresses.

As a university veterinary teaching hospital, a wide range of various tumorous diseases in cats and dogs are treated according to the latest scientific standards with concurrent teaching of students, research assistants, and residents. Independent work is absolute standard, an individual focus of interest is encouraged. Training, teaching, and supervision of students, research assistants and residents of the European Society of Veterinary Oncology (ESVONC) is an important part of the responsibilities. Development of research projects and supervision of doctoral students give the opportunity to perform high-quality research and educate the next veterinary generation.

The oncology service provides state of the art diagnostics (e.g. CT, MRT, X-ray, ultrasound) and individually adapted treatments (e.g. chemotherapy, surgery). Service responsibilities include clinical case management, communication with other disciplines, and consultation with referring veterinarians. We expect strong commitment to excellence in research and participation in continuing education programs of the clinic. External grant acquisition and supervision of graduate students is encouraged and supported. The candidate will be also actively involved in our certified ESVONC residency program.

Candidates should have completed a veterinary degree. Diplomate status of the Diplomate of European Society of Veterinary Oncology (ESVONC) or Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) – Science of Veterinary Oncology (SOVO) is preferred, but board-eligible individuals will be considered.

The Veterinary Faculty of the LMU is situated in the very centre of Munich next to the beautiful English Garden, fabulous restaurants and beergardens and numerous cultural avenues (museums, festivals, theatres, opera). Munich is very close to the Alps as well as to several beautiful lakes. The region provides easy access to numerous outdoor activities, including hiking, climbing, skiing, and biking.

Over the past few years, the Veterinary Faculty in Munich has undergone a steady growth in terms of expertise in small animal medicine, facilities, caseload, clinical research, clinical teaching, and residency programs. The successful candidate will be able to collaborate with board-certified specialists in all disciplines in a very cooperative environment and friendly atmosphere. Our vision is to provide the highest standard of care and education, and the applicant should be committed to these goals.

Interested applicants should please contact:

Katrin Hartmann

Prof., Dr. med. vet., Dr. med. vet. habil., Dipl. ECVIM-CA

Kleintierklinik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität