European Society for Vascular Surgery


Univesity of Otago: Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor and Consultant Vascular Surgeon.

Key Responsibilities include:

– Research – develop and expand a research profile which could include clinical and fundamental research in the appointee’s area of specialisation.

– Teaching duties may include preparation, contribution to course design, assessment, delivering teaching sessions and other administration duties.

– Community and University Service – provide expertise and display commitment to the community in the area of research and clinical specialisation.

Other Duties: Carry out any other duties, requested by the Head of Department/Dean or designated supervisor that reasonably fall within the broad parameters of the position or as an employee of the University. Refer also academic-staff/academic-titles/index.html

The Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor of Vascular Surgery will also be funded by the Southern District Health Board to undertake clinical duties. The precise nature of these will be negotiated prior to appointment and when the field of the successful applicant is known. The Specialist will work with other members of the service to provide clinical services, and is expected to participate in the appropriate team’s activities with the objective of providing a high standard of clinical practice and clinical expertise, while contributing to the provision of efficient and effective services for the Southern District Health Board (SDHB) and Southland region. The position carries medical specialist status within Southern District Health Board. For matters relating to clinical service duties the appointee will be responsible to the Southern District Health Board through the Chief Executive.

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The Malmö Aortic Endovascular Research and Clinical Fellowship

The Malmö Vascular Center at Skåne University Hospital is a unique tertiary referral centre
for southern Sweden with vast and long experience in complex endovascular aortic surgery.
The Vascular Center is also integrated within The Department of Cardiac Surgery with whom
regular multidisciplinary conferences are held.

The Malmö Endovascular Aortic Fellowship is primarily a research fellowship but is also
combined with a range of supervised vascular and endovascular clinical activities. The
program is designed for vascular trainees or recently graduated specialists with a specific
interest in aortic pathology. Duties of the aortic fellow include active participation in research
projects which are designed (and expected) to lead to presentation of results at international
meeting(s) and publication in scientific journal(s). On the clinical side, the fellow will be
involved in all aspects of management of a wide range and complexity of aortic pathologies
including assessment, planning, surgical repair (endovascular and open) and clinical followup.
The fellowship is primarily directed to international applicants. Knowledge of Swedish is
beneficial but not required. Fluency in English is required, and the applicant must possess a
fund of knowledge in basic open and endovascular techniques. Experience in research is
particularly useful and desired in applicants. Registration with the Swedish National Board of
Health and Welfare is not mandatory but will allow the fellow to fully participate in all aspects
of the program.

The fellowship length is 6 to 12 months with a flexible start date.
The successful applicant will receive financial support from the MURA Foundation supported
by Prof. Krassi Ivancev to assist with living and traveling expenses.

Inquires and application should be sent to Mrs Kjerstin Ädel Malmborg
( and include a letter of motivation, CV with details on
academic experience and letter(s) of recommendation.

Program Coordinator: Prof Nuno Dias

Fellowship in Advance Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Candidates are invited to apply for an advanced clinical focused training programme in open and endovascular surgery at a high volume complex vascular practice, with an option to combine academic advancement through a structured PhD programme.  This is a 24-36 month post based at Blackrock Healthcare Galway Clinic, which is an affiliated teaching hospital to both the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland and the University of Galway.

The training will be provided by attendance at least two all-day Vascular & Endovascular Surgical lists per week with an average annual case volume of 300 complex open and endovascular cases of aortic, carotid and peripheral disease. The post holder will work closely with Intensive care specialists, allied health professionals, vascular lab technologists and ward staff. Audit, MDT and additional education requirements will be met through close liaison with colleagues in the Galway University Hospital.

A core advantage of this programme is the option to enrol in a structured PhD programme at the University of Galway. There are several existing research programmes on cardiovascular disease, device innovation, artificial intelligence and machine learning, image analysis and clinical trials underway at the University of Galway with a variety of different research topics to choose from.

Entry Requirements

All applicants will require to have completed basic medical/surgical training and have at least MRCS qualification, or equivalent. Irish Medical Council Registration is a mandatory requirement.

Applicants will be expected to provide evidence of their competence to communicate in English.

Research, Audit and Continuous Medical Education

The fellow will be expected to be involved in audit and continuous medical education activities. They must comply with the Irish Medical Council requirements for CME and enrol in the Royal College of Surgeons Professional competence Scheme.


The trainee will be continuously assessed by the trainers in their place of work with a formal interview on a 6-monthly basis.

Fellows will be expected to keep a portfolio and log book following the requirements laid down by the Joint Committee on Surgical Training and the European Board of Vascular Surgery.


 Start date and duration of posts

 The post commences as of February 2023 and lasts for a duration of 24-36 months per trainee, depending on whether chosen to undertake a PhD.

Closure Date

 The closure date for applications is 30th November 2022. It is anticipated that interviews will take place shortly afterwards.

 Hours and Salary

The hours of duty will be the standard working week of 39 hours with additional time required for on-call duties. The salary will be paid in accordance with the HSE salary scales and be equivalent to a Senior Registrar level.


Salary Scale: €72,000 – €90,000

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