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Principal Clinical Cardiologist


Principal Clinical Cardiologist

Principal Clinical Cardiologist Grade 11 Stipend £58,655.00 - £67,971.00

The Department wishes to appoint an individual to develop and lead a Cardio-pulmonary Service and team with effect from 1st of August 2018 or earlier. The purpose of this highly specialised role is to develop and support a high standard of clinical service pro-vision and teaching in veterinary cardiology and respiratory medicine, and thereby to develop a research programme in this area. The role will provide core team leadership in Cardio-pulmonary Medicine, and will manage a varied cardio-pulmonary caseload in a timely and cost-effective fashion; develop an inter-ventional cardiology service within the QVSH and market these services to the veterinary profession. Our vision is the development of a multicentre collaborative programme in comparative cardiology with an emphasis on interventional techniques engaging both medical and veterinary communities in the widest sense, devoted to first class research (at all levels) and to educating and training the specialists and researchers of the future. Working closely with the existing Small Animal Medicine and Imaging teams and with the Director of Medicine, the role will take a lead in the training of postgraduate Senior Clinical Training Scholars for other disciplines, and will be expected to establish a Senior Clinical Training Scholarship in Veterinary Cardiology. The role holder will also supervise the Junior Clinical Training Scholars during their rotation periods.

The role will participate in the on call Senior Medicine rota, in order to meet the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Practice Standards Scheme requirement for 24/7, 365 days per year veterinary cover within the Hospital. The role will participate in the clinical rotation teaching of 70 6th year students and 140 4th and 5th year students.

Informal enquiries may be directed to: Dr Nick Bexfield, Director of Small Animal Medical Services, via email

Applicants should submit a CHRIS/6, CV, covering letter outlining suitability for the role and contact details for two references. Further particulars for the role and information about the Department Closing date for applications 3rd of June 2018 Interview date 29th June 2018

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To submit an application for this vacancy: click on the link in the 'Apply online' section of the advert published on the University's Job Opportunities pages. This will take you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already done so) and log in before completing the online application form. Please upload the following documents: curriculum vitae; list of research publications; brief statement (no more than one side of A4) about how your experience fits the profile for this role.

Please quote reference PP15237 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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