Thursday, March 3, 2011

Veterinary Surgeon - Moon Bear Rescue Centre in China

We are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon for our Moon Bear Rescue Centre in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. The Veterinary Surgeon will be based at the rescue centre and will be responsible for providing extensive veterinary care to Asiatic black bears and brown bears rescued from bile farms, other resident animals, and local domestic animals. He/ She will work under the supervision of the Senior Veterinary Surgeon as part of a team of two vets and three qualified veterinary nurses. It will also involve working alongside and liaising with the Bear Managers. He/ She may be required to travel within Asia and participate in outreach projects and work with local veterinarians.


 At least two to five years work experience in a large mixed veterinary practice, zoological facility, specialist referral centre, or similar working environment.

 Excellent clinical and organizational skills, an aptitude for problem-solving medicine and self-directed learning and plenty of initiative and flexibility.

 A good sense of humor, excellent communication skills and the ability to live and work closely with the rest of the team comprising both western and local staff.

 Cultural sensitivity and a history of working abroad, plus a background in captive wildlife management or charitable veterinary work are beneficial.

 Right candidates must be able to commit for two years.

Appointment is full-time, five days a week with some weekend work applicable.

Benefits provided:
• On site accommodation and meals
• Relocation Assistance
• Medical Insurance
• Paid Holidays

How to Apply

Interested parties please send your application letter, full resume and completed Job Application Form to  (in Word format). Please quote the position applied on the email subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applicants not hearing from us within one week from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Closing date for applications is 28 March 2011.

Personal Data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only.

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Application form

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