Exciting opportunity for a Senior Training Veterinarian

We are seeking a dynamic individual for the unique role of Senior Training Veterinarian to join our team at the Chengdu Bear Rescue Centre (CBRC), China. This is an exciting new position that will involve the ongoing development and implementation of a 12 month training programme aimed at improving the education and skills of Chinese veterinarians.

The Senior Training Veterinarian will head up a small team responsible for the delivery of quality veterinary education to experienced and newly graduated vets. The position will involve a range of collaborations and the successful applicant will be required to build upon established working relationships as well as develop new collaborations and opportunities for the training programme. The successful applicant will be required to work with experienced veterinary nurses, specialists and veterinarians both in China and internationally in order to deliver a well rounded training programme. Approved applicants will be required to travel within Asia and participate in outreach and training projects.

The position will involve development of a small animal teaching hospital, as well as overseeing of expenditure of donated funds for this project. Potential applicants must be fluent in English or bilingual (English and Mandarin), have a minimum of 10 years clinical experience, as well as a passion and commitment to education. Experience in education and teaching is desired but not essential. 


  • At least 10 years work experience as a clinical veterinarian
  • Excellent English speaking skills
  • Ability to work sole-charge and manage a small team for the purposes of veterinary training
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to live and work closely with a team comprising both foreign and local staff
  • Strong interest in veterinary education
  • A solid understanding of animal welfare and an ability to apply principles of welfare to day to day management and decision making
  • Suitable candidates must be able to commit for a minimum of 1 year

Appointment is full-time, five (5) days a week with some weekend work applicable.


How to apply

Interested parties please forward your cover letter (stating the applied position), CV and completed Job Application Form to: hrhkg@animalsasia.org. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Personal data collected will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purpose.

Closing date: Open-ended until a suitable candidate is selected