Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging (Equivalent to Assistant / Associate Professor)

University of Edinburgh - The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies offers an exiting opportunity for an ECVDI or ACVR board certified or eligible veterinary radiologist to join our diagnostic imaging team on the modern Easter Bush campus on the outskirts of the Scottish capital.

The diagnostic imaging team currently consists of 3 senior radiologists, 4 imaging intern/ residents and 3 radiographers, coupled with a radiotherapy service with a dedicated radiation oncologist and technician.

Our imaging modalities include state-of-the-art digital radiography and fluoroscopy, several top-of-the-line ultrasound units, 64-slice CT with equine access, a dedicated equine flat-panel-CT unit, a modern scintigraphy unit, a dedicated small animal MRI (1.5T) and an equine standing MRI unit. A 3T MRI unit on site with small and large animal access is currently being built. We have a large array of software packages for special techniques such as sonographic contrast medium, elastography, osteodensitometry and perfusion imaging.

Our imaging caseload is large and diverse including canine, feline, exotic, equine and farm animals. Interest in particular species and imaging modalities can be tailored to. The imaging service works within a multidisciplinary clinical environment with many other veterinary specialists and generalists. Research is integrated in the Edinburgh Imaging Community (http://www.ed.ac.uk/edinburgh-imaging) and the Roslin Institute, which encourage medical & veterinary radiologists, scientists and engineers to collaborate. There is particular scope to develop further MRI expertise and research. There are many opportunities for veterinary undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

The position is limited to normal working hours without any out-of-hours commitments.  Part time employment is negotiable. For full time positions, there is approximately 50% commitment to clinical services, and 50% to research, teaching and vacation.  We offer an attractive continuing education, vacation and pension package as well as payment of fees for RCVS specialist registration and ECVDI/ACVR annual membership dues.

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework our school was ranked 1st in the UK for research power.  In the QS world rankings we rank in the top 10 veterinary schools and top 20 Universities worldwide. In 2015 Edinburgh was rated by the Quality of Life Index as the best place to live in the UK. It is one of the most stunning and enthralling cities in the world, cosmopolitian and affordable to live in. It surrounded by the sea, beautiful countryside, hills and mountains.

Please contact Dr. Tobias Schwarz (Tobias.Schwarz@ed.ac.uk) for informal inquiries.

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