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Senior Clinical Training Scholarship in Medical Oncology (Fixed Term)


SCHOLARSHIP AWARD £22,806.00 Year one

This Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification in Medical Oncology and is available to start from 1 July 2019. The Scholarship will provide a solid foundation in all aspects of small animal medical oncology, including experience in radiation therapy, internal medicine, cardiology, soft tissue surgery, neurology, clinical pathology and gross pathology. The Queens Veterinary School Hospital is an approved training centre for both medical and radiation oncology. The main aim is to prepare the candidate for the examination for the European Diploma in Small Animal Oncology.

The Scholarship is 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 training programme requires participation in the Department's clinical service, including the out-of-hours rota and first opinion practice, in addition to small-group teaching of veterinary students.

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership. Completion of a recognised internship or a minimum of two years' experience in small animal practice is essential.

Full details of the person specification for the Scholarship are supplied in the information pack.

Closing Date: 24th February 2019

Interview date: 13th March 2019

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

Informal enquiries: contact Natalie Wills

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 PP17930 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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