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JCTS Small Animal Studies x 4 (Fixed Term)


Scholarship award: £14,800.00 per annum

Four Scholarships to start on 1 November 2018 for 12.5 months until 15 November 2019 Applications are invited for this post-graduate training programme based in the Queen's Veterinary School Small Animal Hospital. Scholars will receive training and tuition as they rotate through anaesthesia, clinical pathology, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, orthopaedics and soft tissue surgery and be supervised by recognised specialists in each field. Scholars will also have responsibility for primary care cases seen at the hospital's charity clinic, and be involved in teaching final year veterinary students. Scholars will be an integral part of the out of hours care of animals within the hospital especially within the intensive care unit. Candidates must be Members of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and should have the following skills and experience: - Proficiency in neutering of dogs and cats - Competency in performing dental work in dogs and cats - At least one years' experience in primary care veterinary practice in the UK For applicants for whom English is not their first language, a score of 7.5 in IELTS (with no element under 7), or a score of 100 in TOEFL (with no element less than 24).

An application form (JCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the link below or via the following website:

Please send your completed application form, following the instructions on the form. The completed application should include your curriculum vitae, and covering letter, please email to

Informal enquiries to Julie Ingham, Assistant Secretary - HR

The deadline for applications is 1 July 2018.

Interviews will be held on the 17 July 2018

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 15 November 2019 in the first instance.

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 PP15666 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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