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SCTS in Clinical Pathology

Fixed-term: 3 years.

Scholarship award: £24,100 in year one

Please note:

The ability to take up this Scholarship is contingent upon you being able to evidence your right to work in the UK, or through gaining the right to work via the UK immigration system. Evidence will need to be provided before an offer can be made. Regrettably, this Scholarship is not suitable for sponsorship via the Skilled Worker or Temporary Worker visa routes as the minimum requirements cannot be met.

This Scholarship is available from 1 September 2022 and is for one year in the first instance, renewable (subject to satisfactory progress) for periods of one year up to a total of three years.

The Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification in clinical pathology (Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology / Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists). The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology.

You will receive core training in all aspects of clinical pathology (laboratory management and quality control, haematology, biochemistry, cytology), will undertake a research project, and will participate in the small-group teaching of undergraduate veterinary students.

Applicants must:

Be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS), or hold a veterinary degree qualifying you for membership.

Have at least two years' experience in general practice or a minimum of twelve months' experience in a rotating internship.

Informal discussion: contact Tim Williams (

A SCTS Application Form (SCTS1) and Information Pack can be downloaded from the following website:

Applicants should supply a completed SCTS Senior Clinical Training Scholarship Application Form (SCTS 1), a CV and Covering Letter giving reasons for wishing to undertake a SCTS in Clinical Pathology at the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date.

Interviews will be held: 23 February 2022

Please quote reference PP29538 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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