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Integrated Research Residency (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine West Cambridge Site

Limit of tenure 4 years

Applications are invited for an Integrated Research Residency in the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital (QVSH). This will be a 4-year programme combining clinical research (emphasis on brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome) and clinical training that will cover all aspects of small animal surgery, including soft tissue and orthopaedics, and will require active participation in the Department's clinical service, including the out-of-hours rota, in addition to small-group teaching of veterinary students.

The residency programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Surgery (ECVS) and is overseen by a surgical team that currently includes four board-certified small animal surgeons. The post-holder will be required to register for the ECVS Diploma in Small Animal Surgery.

Applicants must be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership. Candidates must have completed a one-year surgical or rotating medical/surgical internship, have a PhD and a working knowledge of whole body plethysmography.

The research residency is subject to an initial monitoring period of six months, and to review on an annual basis.

Closing date 26 November 2017

Interviews will be held : 13 December 2017

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Applicants should submit a CHRIS/6, CV, covering letter outlining suitability for the role and contact details for two references. Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application. Informal enquiries about the position can be sent via email to Julie Ingham Further particulars for the role and information about the Department

Please quote reference PP13760 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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