MVM Studentship: Anatomic Pathology Resident Position

University of Nottingham - Veterinary Medicine & Science

Principal supervisor: Dr Simone de Brot, DiplECVP, Dr. med. vet., MRCVS.

Other supervisors: Dr Kerstin Baiker DiplECVP, Dr. med. vet., MRCVS; Dr Llorenç Grau Roma, BSc, DiplECVP, PhD, MRCVS.

Background:

The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Nottingham is the first brand new, purpose-built veterinary school in the UK for over 50 years, and it is our intent to make significant leading contributions to both veterinary research and teaching within the context of valid relevance and application to the wider veterinary profession.

The Pathology unit of SVMS provides a diagnostic in a wide range of animals, mainly companion animals, and is involved in clinical teaching of year 5 veterinary students. Three European boarded pathologists oversee surgical and post-mortem case submissions.

Position description:

Applications are invited from veterinary graduates to undertake a three-year training programme (residency) in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology. The successful candidate will focus on companion animal pathology with some exposure to avian and farm animal anatomic pathology and clinical pathology.

The trainee will be registered for the Masters of Veterinary Medicine degree of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science and will undertake a Masters-level research project on an aspect of Anatomic Pathology.

The training programme encompasses small group teaching, seminars, research, and diagnostic duty. Completion of the programme (36 months) meets the eligibility requirements for the Board examinations of the European College of Veterinary Pathology subsequent to graduation as a veterinarian and an “internship” of a minimum of 12 months.

Further information and Application

Graduates with substantial experience, preferably with some exposure to Veterinary Anatomic Pathology, are invited to apply for this combined Scholarship and Master’s degree.

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership.

There is an annual tax-free stipend of £21,000 that is continued for three years subject to satisfactory annual assessment.

The University is keen to ensure all of its students are prepared to succeed in their programmes of study. Applicants whose first language is not English must achieve an appropriate level in an approved test in English before they can register (IELTS≥7.5 with no less than 7.0 in each element).

Informal enquiries may be addressed to llgrau@nottingham.ac.uk.

Candidates should apply online http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pgstudy/how-to-apply/apply-online.aspx and include a CV. Any queries regarding the application process should be addressed to Postgraduate Admissions Officer (email: ss-pgr-sb@nottingham.ac.uk).

Deadline for applications: 15th October. Early application is strongly encouraged.

Expected start date: 15th November 2017.

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