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Clinical Veterinarian in Oncology

Grade 9 Stipend £40,792.00 to £51,630.00, with additional Market Pay supplement available, dependent on experience and subject to approval.

Do you have a passion for clinical oncology, teaching and research? Do you want to work as part of an internationally recognised team in a state of the art Hospital?

If so, the Department of Veterinary Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Veterinarian in Oncology with effect from 1 November 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Along with other academic staff you will be responsible for providing small animal referral oncology services to the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital; practical teaching of small animal oncology to undergraduates; and for training Junior and Senior Clinical Training Scholars. Whilst this is primarily a clinical service post, the role holder would be expected and encouraged to contribute to current and future clinical research projects. Participation in an on call rota will be required.

Applicants should be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and hold a Diploma of the European or American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (sub-specialty Oncology). However, candidates who have completed an approved Residency training programme in Medical Oncology and who are eligible to sit the ECVIM-Onc certifying examination will also be considered. Documented undergraduate teaching experience is desirable.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Nick Bexfield, Director of Small Animal Medical Services, by email:

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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.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 16 October 2019

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

Please quote reference PP20564 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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