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Senior Clinical Training Scholar (Anatomic Pathology) (Fixed Term)


SCHOLARSHIP AWARD £ 22,059.00 Year One

The Scholarship is available from 1 November 2017, for one year in the first instance, renewable for periods of one year up to a total of three years. It is subject to an initial monitoring period of six months, and to review on an annual basis.

The Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification, and it is expected that the Scholar will work towards the diploma exams of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists or the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, with the opportunity to sit the fellowship exams of the Royal College of Pathologists in addition.

You will receive core training at the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital diagnostic pathology laboratory. You will be trained in diagnostic gross pathology and histopathology of all common domestic species with additional exposure to wildlife, zoo animal species and laboratory animals. You will be under the supervision of a team of ACVP-/ ECVP-/ FRCPath- certified pathologists. You will participate in the small-group teaching of veterinary students; and will undertake a research project. The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP), the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP), and the Royal College of Pathologists.

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership. In order to comply with ECVP trainee registration requirements, the applicant must have worked or undergone training as a veterinarian in a field relevant to veterinary pathology for at least one year subsequent to graduation from veterinary school. Evidence of a strong motivation to undertake training leading to board certification in anatomic pathology, and to subsequently pursue a career in veterinary anatomic pathology, is essential.

Informal enquiries to Julie Ingham email

Closing Date: 31 July 2017

Interview date: 11 August 2017

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Application form (SCTS1) and information pack about the Scholarship: download from link below.

Completed application form, curriculum vitae, covering letter: email by closing date.

Please quote reference PP12733 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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