Utrecht University, Utrecht, NL - Full Professor of Diagnostic Imaging

Date Posted: 
September 05, 2012 - December 04, 2012

Contact Information: Please send your application accompanied by a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact info of at least two persons who are able to provide professional reference. You can only apply via the website Utrecht University http://www.uu.nl/vacancies

Full Professor of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (1,0 fte)

Position

You will lead and work within the division of Diagnostic Imaging. The division performs diagnostics on patients of the departments of 'Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals' and 'Equine Sciences', on external clients from practitioners and on experimental animals. The division currently comprises 8 staff members and 11 technical support. The division has state-of-the-art facilities. The services of the division cover the entire broadness of the field.

The full professor is responsible for the overall quality of the work and the associated research and teaching programmes in both areas regardless of her or his primary expertise

Tasks

Your primary tasks are:

  • Organizing and directing the diagnostic services in close collaboration with the clinical directors
  • Innovating diagnostic imaging in veterinary practice in close collaboration with the medical imaging department of the University Medical Centre Utrecht (UMCU)
  • Coordinating and co-developing the innovation and educational activities of the division
  • Directing the research programme of the division in the context of the faculty-wide program
  •  Distributing scientific results via publications in high-ranking  scientific journals and to other stakeholders
  • Acquiring extramural research funds.
  •  Contributing to the faculty organization and the well-being of the scientific community by participation in management and faculty committees

Profile

We are searching for a colleague who:

  • has a DVM and PhD degree and has broad experience with veterinary diagnostic imaging in an academic clinical setting, and diplomate of the European or American College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
  • is internationally recognized as an outstanding expert in the field of diagnostic imaging
  • has a clear vision on the development of the field of diagnostic imaging
  • has excellent teaching skills and is familiar with veterinary curricula
  • has an excellent track record of publishing in high-ranking international scientific (bio)medical and veterinary journals on a regular basis and is regularly invited for keynote lectures at international conferences
  • has a proven track record in acquisition of funds
  • has a ‘senior-level academic teaching and/or research qualification’ or equivalent
  • has excellent communication and proven management skills and inspires co-workers to achieve excellence
  •  is able to speak the English language fluently and is willing to learn and speak the Dutch language;

Utrecht University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups.

Offer

We offer a full-time permanent position.

The gross salary varies, depending on previous qualifications and experience, and will amount between € 4.904,- and € 7.142,- gross per month (full time appointment in scale H2 of the Collective Labour Agreement of the Dutch Universities).

Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8 % and a year-end bonus of 8.3 % per year. In addition, there are outstanding secondary benefits such as a minimum of 29 days holiday per year, study facilities, and a pension plan. More information on our terms of employment

About the organization

Utrecht University’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UUFVM) is the only Veterinary School in the Netherlands and belongs to the international top in education, research and veterinary medical patient care. UUFVM is one of the few European veterinary schools accredited by the American and Canadian Veterinary Medical Associations and the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education.

The faculty employs approximately 1000 veterinarians, scientists and support staff and counts 1500 students. To facilitate coherence and the attainment of ‘critical mass’, its research functions are coordinated by the Institute of Veterinary Sciences and the Graduate School of Life Sciences. Further information about the UUFVM and the Utrecht University is available via the website www.uu.nl

Additional information

Informal inquiries should be directed to Prof dr. J.Rothuizen (phone: + 31 30 253 1692; j.rothuizen@uu.nl )

Candidates may be invited for an assessment procedure.

Apply

Please send your application accompanied by a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact info of at least two persons who are able to provide professional reference.
You can only apply via the website Utrecht University http://www.uu.nl/vacancies