Call for applications: AO VET regional board members for Europe and Latin America

AO VET seeks candidates for regional board members in Europe (education and community development competence) and Latin America (education competence)

19 May 2021

Apply now

Don't miss this opportunity help lead AO VET into the future! For these three positions—AO VET European Board members (education and community development competence) and Latin America Board member (education competence)—AO VET seeks highly motivated individuals dedicated to sharing and encouraging ideas across professional and cultural boundaries. Applicants need to be able to work in a multicultural environment with no travel restrictions (once COVID restrictions are relaxed), and are expected to have the vision to lead and contribute to AO VET in setting new standards and in positioning AO VET as the global leader in animal trauma care.

AO VET invites potential candidates who fulfill the requirements provided in the job descriptions to submit their completed applications by 23:55 Central European Time (CET), June 10, 2021, to AO VET Director Eberhard Denk at

Eligibility and terms:

Please see the job descriptions for all positions. Each has a three-year term (July 2021–June 2024).

Required Documents:

To apply, please submit the following documents and clearly indicate that you are applying for the position of AO VET Research and Development Commission Chairperson:

  • The AO VET Summary of Curriculum Vitae Form with a recent, passport-size portrait photograph. If you have any difficulty uploading your photo, please forward a photo of yourself in one of the common electronic formats (e.g. JPEG or BMP) along with your application.
  • A signed letter of intent (three pages maximum) describing your goals and priorities  
  • Signed AO Foundation Code of Ethics and Conduct
  • Optional: complete professional curriculum vitae

Please indicate clearly for which position(s) you are applying — candidates can apply for multiple positions but need to provide separate letters of intent for each position.

How will my application be processed?

Please submit your documents via e-mail to

All applications will be treated as strictly confidential.

The AO VET International Board acts as the AO VET Nominating Committee and will evaluate applicants’ credentials and eligibility and establish a list of qualified candidates for election.

Who gets to cast a vote?

The electorate for AO VET officer positions consists of active faculty of a respective region who:

  1. were actively involved in a teaching event as Faculty or Course Chairs in the last four years (table instructors and others who did not give any lectures are excluded), and
  2. have attended an FEP, and
  3. are active AO VET members

Invitation to vote on the chosen candidates for your region will be sent via electronic mail, with accompanying instructions explaining how the AO VET online voting system works.

The successful candidates will assume their positions in July 2021.

Thank you for your interest in—and your support of—AO VET. We wish the applicants every success!


Your AO VET team

Cookies help us improve your website experience.
By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.