Clinical Residency Emergency and Critical Care

The Sydney School of Veterinary Science is currently recruiting for a specialty resident in Emergency and Critical Care, commencing 15 January 2022.

This three-year, full-time program meets all the requirements of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and will prepare the resident for examination for diplomate status as well as enable a successful applicant to fulfil the credentialing requirements for specialisation through specialist examination by the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists if desired. The residency is supported by two ACVECC board-certified specialists and the service is staffed by 2 additional ACVECC residents, 2 ECC specialty interns, 5 rotating small animal interns and 8 intensive care veterinary nurses.

Residents will manage cases under direct and indirect supervision of a criticalist and interact closely with specialists and residents in many fields to encourage a collaborative approach to learning and patient care. Residents would be required to participate in daily patient rounds, journal club, morbidity and mortality rounds and resident pathophysiology seminars. Residents will be expected to assist in teaching senior veterinary students through lectures, tutorials, pracs and during clinic rotations.

This program requires completion of concurrent Masters degrees in coursework and research. A tax-free stipend of $43,500 pa is available for the most outstanding applicant. The closing date for applications is COB Sunday 12 December 2021

Interviews are planned to occur on 14 or 15 December 2021 via zoom.

Applications are restricted to veterinarians with a degree registerable in New South Wales.  Candidates must have an Honours degree or equivalent as well as Australian citizenship or Australian permanent residency.

Applicants must have completed a rotating internship or have equivalent clinical experience in practice.

To apply, please submit an application form and any relevant documentation, as well as two referee reports via email to

For further information:

Phone:             02 9351 8783



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