Resident in companion animal internal medicine

Contrat à Marcy-l'Étoile, 69280 - Contractuel - 19/04/2023

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The Small Animal Hospital (CHUVAC) of the Veterinary Campus of VetAgro-Sup, Lyon, France


is looking for a:


Resident in companion animal internal medicine


This 3-year training program will be starting on November 2023 and is approved by the ECVIM-CA. Applicants must have successfully completed a 12-months rotating internship or have gained equivalent experience during at least two years in small animal practice, show special interest in internal medicine and be highly motivated.

The candidate should have good knowledge of the French language and basic knowledge of the English language.

The program encompasses responsibility in internal medicine cases and includes internal and external rotations in related specialties (Oncology, Critical Care, Cardiology, Diagnostic Imaging, Neurology, Ophthalmology). The resident will be involved in clinical research projects. She/ he/ they will participate to international congresses, to a yearly oral presentation at a residents’ forum and to weekly journal clubs. The successful candidate will also be involved in clinical teaching of students and interns. One main of the objectives of the program is to qualify the applicant for the ECVIM-CA examination and certification.


Our team is composed of 4 specialists (including 3 dipl. ECVIM-CA) and 3 residents in Internal Medecine, 2 specialists (1 dipl. ECVIM-CA, 1 dipl. ACVIM) and 2 residents in Oncology and 1 specialist in Cardiology. Numerous diplomates of other specialities are available on-site (ECVDI, ECVECC, ECVS, ECVD, ECVAA, ECAR, ECVCP, ECVP, ECVPT, EVPC).

The Small Animal Teaching Hospital provide a complete range of clinical services to its patients through a full complement of on-site diagnostic and medical support equipment that includes an extensive array of endoscopic equipment (Olympus Digital Endoscopy System with flexible and rigid scopes including uretroscope), in-house 1.5T MRI and 64 slices CT, abdominal and cardiac ultrasound scanners, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, cystomanometry and urethral profilometry, electromyography, electroretinography, auditory evoked response testing and a well developped emergency and intensive care unit offering dialysis, mechical ventilation and blood transfusion.

VetAgro Sup is approved by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE). The veterinary campus is based at Marcy l’Etoile which is located in the surburban area of the beautiful city of Lyon with advantages of both access to a large city center with a great historical and gastronomic culture and close proximity to the contryside.

For additional information,  please contact Dr Emilie Krafft, dipl. ECVIM-CA (


Applications should include a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, as well as the name and complete contact information of at least 2 referees.

Applications should be sent by the candidate to Mrs Lerouge by email (, referring letters should also be sent directly by the referees to Mrs Lerouge.

Deadline for application is  June 11, 2023.

A preliminary selection will take place and short-listed applicants will be invited for interviews. These are likely to be held in late June or early July 2023 (exact date will be specified later).

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