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Apr. 02, 2019
Jul. 31, 2019

Fellowship zoo animal anesthesia analgesia

University Illinois/ Chicago zoological society

Position: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and the Chicago Zoological Society (CZS) have a unique fellowship opportunity for veterinary anesthesiologists who have completed an anesthesia residency program. This is an opportunity to gain additional expertise with zoo and wildlife species and provide clinical service in a university teaching hospital. The term of the fellowship is one year (July 2019- July 2020, start date negotiable). This position is well suited for a board eligible anesthesiologist who is preparing for the ACVAA examination.

The fellow would join the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine and the Chicago Zoological Society for 12 months with time spent at both institutions, and allocated as appropriate to meet the goals of the successful candidate. During the time spent at the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine in Urbana, the fellow will serve as a clinical instructor, joining a growing anesthesia team of ACVAA boarded anesthesiologists, certified veterinary technicians, residents, and a specialty intern. The anesthesia caseload is large and varied, providing anesthesia for many specialty services, including advanced imaging and interventional cardiac procedures.

The fellow will also join the Brookfield Zoo’s clinical medicine team, which consists of four (4) clinical veterinarians ACZM boarded; one (1) also ACVAA and ACAW boarded, an ACVR boarded radiologist and a clinical zoo medicine resident.

Requirements for the applicant include a DVM or equivalent degree, Previous completion of a residency program approved by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia or European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

Where & How to Apply

Instructions: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For further information, please contact Dr. Chinnadurai by email. Candidates are invited to submit an application consisting of 1) a cover letter describing professional goals, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) names and contact information for three persons who are willing to supply letters of reference. Please submit application to: Sathya K. Chinnadurai, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACZM, Dipl. ACVAA, Dipl. ACAW Senior Staff Veterinarian, Chicago Zoological Society / Brookfield Zoo 3300 Golf Road. Brookfield, IL 60513

Sathya K. Chinnadurai, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACZM, Dipl. ACVAA , Senior Staff Veterinarian, Chicago Zoological Society
3300 Golf Road.
Brookfield ILL , 60513
Phone: Office:1+ 708-688-8505