University Animal Hospital

The University Animal Hospital (UDS) is SLU's resource for clinical research and education, and Sweden's only veterinary teaching hospital. Within UDS, both veterinary students, veterinarians and veterinary nurses are trained and clinical research carried out. UDS has about 200 employees who provide qualified veterinary care around the clock all year round for cats, dogs, small pets and horses. UDS also has an outpatient training clinic with veterinarians who go out to stables and farms.

The small animal clinic has approximately 120 employees, and every year we welcome more than 20000 patients. You would be joining a fantastic team of colleagues and support staff which care for one another and have fun together. The management team is enthusiastic and forward thinking, and employees are encouraged to develop their interests and skills and are offered continuous professional development. Perks include a wellness allowance and a 38 hour working week.


We are looking for a vet with extensive experience in anaesthesia. Your main role will be clinical work within anaesthesia and analgesia in the small animal and equine clinics at the university veterinary hospital. You are expected to be involved in the out of hours/back up service.

In your daily work you are expected to be involved in clinical teaching of veterinary students, veterinary nurse students and if appropriate interns and residents. You are also expected to be involved in ongoing clinical research. You will give support to veterinary nurses that are studying for a masters in anaesthesia. You will be working closely with colleagues in your subject within the faculty. You may also be involved in lecturing, small group teaching, and assessment of vet students.

An important part of your work is to provide advice to and cooperate with vets in other disciplines at the hospital, such as intensive care and in-patient clinic. Consultations with vets in general and in particularly referral vets are expected.


You have qualifications as a vet from a recognised university in Sweden or another EH/EES country or Switzerland. We are looking for a Diplomate in anaesthesia from the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA) or the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA), or eligible to sit these exams. However, we will also consider candidates with extensive documented experience and/or further training within anaesthesia.

You are expected to be proficient in a Scandinavian language and/or English.



Type of employment:

Permanent or probationary pending board certification. SLU applies probationary employment.



Starting date:

As soon as possible according to the agreement.


Welcome with your application via the application button below no later than 2020-11-15.

Please include in your application: a letter of intent, a CV and copies of appropriate degree certificates.

Academic union representatives:


The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) develops the understanding and sustainable use and management of biological natural resources. The university ranks well internationally within its subject areas. SLU is a research-intensive university that also offers unique degree programmes in for example rural development and natural resource management, environmental economics, animal science and landscape architecture.

SLU has just over 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and a turnover of SEK 3 billion. The university has invested heavily in a modern, attractive environment on its campuses in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala.

SLU is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact person

Anna Kjerrman

Tf Klinkchef Smådjurskliniken