Veterinary Services

Scholarship vacancies

Scholarships currently available.

Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVetMed) (Residency) in Veterinary Cardiology

Applications are invited from veterinary graduates for a Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVetMed) (Residency) in Veterinary Cardiology.  The scholarship will commence in September 2022 and will run for a four-year fixed-term, renewable annually subject to completion of required DVetMed components.

The role is based within the Hospital for Small Animals at the School’s Easter Bush campus.  The resident will work towards the European Diploma in Veterinary Cardiology and register for a doctorate of veterinary medicine degree with clinical and teaching duties.  Candidates must have an enthusiasm for the discipline, an ability to work as part of a dedicated team, at least one-year’s postgraduate clinical experience and must be eligible to become a member of the RCVS.  Completion of a rotating or cardiology internship in academia or private referral practice would be considered an advantage.  Applicants should also hold appropriate English language qualifications, where necessary.

The professional doctorate attracts an annual tax-free stipend of £21,334.22 with a supplement payable for on-call duties and an additional allowance of £600 per annum available for approved travel, examination fees and CPD.  Postgraduate fees will be paid by the University of Edinburgh at UK level.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Dr Geoff Culshaw (email: geoff.culshaw@ed.ac.uk , telephone 0131 650 7650).

Further information and how to apply

 

Alternatively, please contact Mrs Emma Pineau via emma.pineau@ed.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications:  11.00am, Friday 10th June 2022

Provisional date for interviews:  Wednesday 29th June 2022

 

 

Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (Residency) in Small Animal Internal Medicine

Applications are invited from veterinary graduates for a Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (Residency) in Small Animal Internal Medicine.  The role is based within the Hospital for Small Animals (HfSA) at the School’s Easter Bush campus.  In this full-time training position, the resident will undertake clinical duties in the Small Animal Internal Medicine Service while working towards the ECVIM-CA Diploma and a doctorate of veterinary medicine degree.  Candidates must have an enthusiasm for the discipline, an ability to work as part of a dedicated team and at least one-year’s postgraduate clinical experience.  Excellent written and spoken English is a requirement.  Applications from clinicians interested in clinical research are particularly welcome.

The scholar will receive high quality training encompassing clinical experience, didactic teaching and research.  The internal medicine team are the largest service within the HfSA and undertake world-leading clinical work, research and teaching.  You will join the long-established and highly successful residency programme with five other medicine residents.  The scholar will spend the majority of time undertaking clinical duties at the HfSA.  The scholar will work alongside a team of highly motivated and dedicated medicine nurses to provide the highest level of compassionate veterinary care to patients managed through the service.  Out of hours duties are shared on a rota basis with the medicine residents.

The scholarship will commence in September 2022 and will run for a four-year fixed-term, subject to an annual review of progress and completion of required DVetMed components.

The residency attracts an annual tax-free stipend of £21,334.22 with a supplement payable for on-call duties and an additional allowance of £600 per annum available for approved travel, examination fees and CPD.  Postgraduate fees will be paid by the University of Edinburgh at UK level.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Dr Silke Salavati (email: silke.salavati@ed.ac.uk).

Alternatively, please contact Mrs Emma Pineau via email at emma.pineau@ed.ac.uk

Closing date for applications:  12noon, Friday 10th June 2022

Provisional date for interviews:  week commencing 27th June 2022

 

Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine/Residency in Small Animal Oncology

 

A new position has become available for a 4-year Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (Residency) in Small Animal Oncology.  The successful scholar will work towards a doctorate of veterinary medicine degree.  This programme also satisfies the requirements for European Board Certification (DECVIM-CA (Oncology)).

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies has an international reputation in Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, creating an ideal environment for postgraduate training.  Our clinical unit includes the Riddell Swan Cancer Centre, a purpose built cancer facility housing state-of-the-art imaging and radiotherapy facilities (Varian Medical Systems VitalBeam linear accelerator) and supports the expanding oncology service.

Our team includes European and American Boarded Medical and Radiation Oncologists and is supported by a dedicated nursing and technical team.  Having a world-leading research facility creates ideal opportunities for residents to be exposed to major advances in cancer research.

More information on the team and the hospital can be found via http://www.ed.ac.uk/vet/services/small-animals

The ideal candidate will have an enthusiasm for oncology, strong work ethic, and the ability to work as part of a dedicated team in a busy service.  A minimum of 2 years relevant clinical experience or a one-year rotating internship in an established centre is required.  Previous oncology experience would be preferable.

The DVetMed residency is available from September 2022 and will run for a four-year fixed-term, renewable annually subject to an annual review of progress and completion of required DVetMed components.

The scholarship attracts an annual tax-free stipend of £21,334.22 with a supplement payable for on-call duties, and an additional allowance of £600 per annum available for approved travel, examination fees and CPD.  Postgraduate fees will be paid by the University of Edinburgh at UK level.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Professor Laura Blackwood (laura.blackwood@ed.ac.uk) or by telephone on 0131 650 7650.

Alternatively, please contact Mrs Emma Pineau by email at emma.pineau@ed.ac.uk

Closing date for applications:  12noon, Friday 10th June 2022

Provisional date for interviews:  week commencing 27th June 2022

 

Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVetMed) (Residency) in Small Animal Surgery

Applications are invited from veterinary graduates for a Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVetMed) (Residency) in Small Animal Surgery, to prepare candidates for the ECVS Diploma in Small Animal Surgery.

Candidates must have an enthusiasm for the discipline, an ability to work as part of a dedicated team and have at least two year’s postgraduate experience.  Applicants should hold a degree that is recognised by the RCVS, be fully registered with the RCVS prior to the start of the scholarship and have appropriate English language qualifications at the time of application.

The scholarship is available from September 2022 and will run for a four-year fixed-term, renewable annually subject to completion of required DVetMed components.  You will join a team of four ECVS diplomats and two ECVS residents providing supervised clinical services in our busy referral hospital.  You will work with the team to provide the highest standards of care.  Furthermore, you will be supported to contribute to our ongoing clinical research and education programs.

The scholarship attracts an annual tax-free stipend of £21,334.22 per annum with a supplement payable for on-call duties, and an additional allowance per annum available for approved travel, examination fees, and CPD.  Postgraduate fees will be paid by the University of Edinburgh at the UK level.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and may be made to Professor Dylan Clements (email: dylan.clements@ed.ac.uk)

Alternatively, please contact Mrs Emma Pineau via email emma.pineau@ed.ac.uk

Closing date for applications:  10.00am, Friday 10th June 2022

Provisional date for interviews:  week commencing 27th June 2022

 

Application details

General enquiries about the application process can be addressed to Emma Pineau:

Emma.Pineau@ed.ac.uk

If you wish to apply for an advertised vacancy, please complete the Scholarship Application form including the names and addresses of three referees.

You can submit your application electronically.

Please send the application form along with a covering letter stating your reasons for applying and a copy of your CV to Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.

 

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