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Client Services Administrator (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 12, 2016.

The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital is looking for a pro-active, adaptable team player to work in the Reception area of both the Small and Large Animal sections as part of the Hospital Administration Team. This is a full time position working an early and late rota (8.15am - 16:45pm and 9.15am - 17.45pm) with one hour for lunch each day, some flexibility is required. You will be expected to work in the large animal and small animal reception areas.

You will be the first point of contact for our clients, therefore a friendly manner, combined with excellent communication skills are essential. You will be responsible for receiving incoming calls and faxes, billing clients and taking payments, booking appointments, liaising with clients, referral practices, clinicians, nurses and students and therefore knowledge of medical terminology would be advantageous.

The ability to plan and prioritise your own workload is essential along with being able to work within a team environment.

You should have a good knowledge of IT systems and should be numerate, accurate and have an eye for detail. You will be educated to 'A' level standard or have experience in a similar working environment.

For informal enquiries please contact Natalie Wills on nw366@cam.ac.uk

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk.

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Closing Date: 5 June 2016

Interviews will be held: 16 June 2016

Please quote reference PP09130 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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Client Services Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 12, 2016.

The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital is looking for a pro-active, adaptable team player to work in the Reception area of both the Small and Large Animal sections as part of the Hospital Administration Team. This is a part time position working 15 hours per week on an early and late rota (8.15am - 16:45pm and 9.15am - 17.45pm) Monday and Tuesday with one hour for lunch each day, some flexibility is required. You will be expected to work in the large animal and small animal reception areas.

You will be the first point of contact for our clients, therefore a friendly manner, combined with excellent communication skills are essential. You will be responsible for receiving incoming calls and faxes, billing clients and taking payments, booking appointments, liaising with clients, referral practices, clinicians, nurses and students and therefore knowledge of medical terminology would be advantageous.

The ability to plan and prioritise your own workload is essential along with being able to work within a team environment.

You should have a good knowledge of IT systems and should be numerate, accurate and have an eye for detail. You will be educated to 'A' level standard or have experience in a similar working environment.

For informal enquiries please contact Natalie Wills on nw366@cam.ac.uk

Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Closing Date: 5 June 2016

Interviews will be held: 16 June 2016

Please quote reference PP09131 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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

J.C.T.S Small Animal Studies

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 11, 2016.

Scholarship award: £14,700 per annum

Scholarship to start on 1 October 2016 for 13 months

Applications are invited for this one year post-graduate training programme based in the Queen's Veterinary School Small Animal Hospital.

The scholarship is designed to provide a broad but intensive clinical learning experience that acts to prepare individuals for Senior Clinical Training Programmes and potential specialisation. However, the scholarship will also benefit graduates seeking advanced training and experience prior to beginning practice. Scholars will rotate through a variety of small animal disciplines including Soft Tissue Surgery, Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Neurology, Diagnostic Imaging, Anaesthesia and Clinical Pathology and will be an integral part of the out of hours care of animals within the hospital especially within the intensive care unit.

Candidates must be Members of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and should have experience of small animal general practice in the UK. New graduates may be considered. Informal enquiries: contact Matthew McMillan (programme supervisor) via email at mwm32@cam.ac.uk

Please send a completed application form, curriculum vitae, and covering letter by email to vetmed@hermes.cam.ac.uk or send to Melissa Large, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 OES.

The deadline for applications is 30 May 2016

Interviews will be held the week commencing 13 June 2016

An application form (JCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the link below or via the following website: www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PP08066 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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RCVS Listed and Qualified Veterinary Nurse

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Apr 19, 2016.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE WEST CAMBRIDGE SITE

Salary - £21,605.00 - £25,023.00

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Listed and Qualified Veterinary Nurse to join us from 1st June 2016 or as soon as possible after that date.

The role will be to provide nursing to an excellent standard for the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital, to meet the needs of the service in the Small Animal Wing and Theatre Suites. The role holder will be expected to be flexible and will work in both areas as the need arises.

This role will predominantly be based in the Small Animal Wing.

The role in Small Animal inpatients will include surgical, medical and critical care nursing (training can be given in critical care procedures). Cleaning, hygiene and administration duties linked to inpatient care will form a reasonable percentage of the working day. On call and weekend duties as required on a rota basis.

The role in the Theatre suites will provide pre, intraoperative and post-operative care of surgical patients, medical diagnostics and administration duties linked to each case, various cleaning and hygiene duties and to undertake on call and weekend duties on a rota basis to meet the demands of the business.

This is a varied role where no two days are the same, so we are seeking someone with a passion for nursing, with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, students and clients. The ability to work within a team and work well under pressure are essential.

If you have any questions about this role please contact Julie Ingham on ji217@cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 5th June 2016

Interviews will be held : 27th June 2016

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

To submit an application for this vacancy, please click on the link 'Apply online' This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) before completing the online application form or visit the following website: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/
Further particulars for the role and information about the Department are available here: www.vet.cam.ac.uk The website for The Queens Veterinary School Hospital is available here: http://qvsh.co.uk/

Please quote reference PP08514 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 25, 2016.

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine West Cambridge Site / Animal and Plant Health Agency Weybridge Surrey Research Assistant

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 24 months in the first instance.

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant, funded by BBSRC, on a project aiming to prepare genomic material to whole genome sequence several thousand isolates of Mycobacterium bovis from cattle and badgers. The project will involve partners at Cambridge, APHA and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, led by Professor James Wood. The role will be based at the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), Weybridge, Surrey.

The role-holder will work closely with the APHA team, led by Dr Smith, to locate and culture M. bovis isolates and prepare genomic DNA from this material for sending for sequencing at Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.

Applicants should be educated to first degree level, in a biological science or a related discipline, and should have a good knowledge of routine molecular genetics, and sterile laboratory procedures Experience of bacterial cultivation and PCR would be an advantage. The candidate must value teamwork and collaboration, have good administrative and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work as part of a team and be computer literate.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Julie Ingham Assistant Secretary HR ji217@cam.ac.uk

Closing date 26th June 2016

Interviews will be held on 11th July 2016 and will take place at the Animal and Plant Health Agency, Weybridge, Surrey.

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

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. Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PP09239 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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

Research Associate (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Apr 21, 2016.

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine West Cambridge Site

Limit of Tenure: 4 years

Applications are invited for this postdoctoral position, funded by BBSRC through an sLoLa consortium, on a project aiming to advance protein glycan coupling technology (PGCT) for the development of a new generation of veterinary vaccines.

The main focus of the research at Cambridge, led by Dr Andrew Grant and Professor Duncan Maskell, is to carry out detailed molecular biology to construct glycoconjugate assembling bacterial vaccine strains, and to support the evaluation of the immunogenicity and protective efficacy of candidate vaccines in chickens.

Applicants should have a PhD in bacterial infection. Knowledge of, and experience in, the field of bacterial infectious disease research is essential. Expertise in molecular biology is also required and knowledge and experience of immunoassays is highly desirable. The candidate must value teamwork and collaboration, have good administrative and interpersonal skills, and high computer literacy especially in relation to analysis of DNA sequences and the use of bioinformatics software.

For informal enquires please contact: Natalie Wills on nw366@cam.ac.uk

Closing date 6 June 2016

Interviews will be held on 8 July 2016

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

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.

Please quote reference PP08961 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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

Senior Histology Technician (Part Time)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 16, 2016.

We have an exciting part time opportunity for a Senior Histology Technician to assist in the running of the Histology Laboratory that serves the needs of the research groups of the Department, the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital, Cambridge Equine Hospital, Cambridge Farm Animal Services, and external sources. This role is for 14 hours a week, Monday and Tuesday 08:45am - 16:45pm with one hour for lunch. We are looking for someone to join the team from 1st July or as soon as possible after that date.

Applicants should be educated to GCSE standard and have Grade C or above in English, Maths and one Science subject. Experience of all routine histological preparation procedures, including tissue processing and sectioning, H&E and specialist histochemical staining techniques and immunohistochemistry is essential. An understanding of in-situ hybridisation and other molecular procedures are desirable. The post holder will use specialist knowledge and techniques and will require excellent observational skills and the ability to remain focussed for long periods of time.

Applicants should also be able to demonstrate familiarity of health and safety issues within a laboratory setting, a strong customer focus and accurate record keeping skills. It is essential that applicants should also be able to demonstrate good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise their own workload and be able to work on their own initiative.

For informal enquiries please contact Natalie Wills on nw366@cam.ac.uk.

Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk.

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Closing Date: 19 June 2016

Interviews will be held on 5 July 2016

Please quote reference PP09154 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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

University Lecturer/ University Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Education:Curriculum Innovation and Development

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 19, 2016.

The Department wishes to appoint with effect from 1 September 2016. Appointment will be made at the level of University Lecturer or University Senior Lecturer, according to qualifications and experience.

This is a permanent full-time University Teaching Officer (academic) role.

The role holder will support the Head of Department by working as part of the education and teaching team to ensure delivery of excellence in teaching to clinical veterinary students; to design initiatives and overall approaches to address evolving needs for innovation in veterinary education; to implement initiatives approved by the Department's Teaching Strategy Committee; to contribute directly to teaching on the clinical veterinary course in large animal clinical and para-clinical areas; and to embed the principles of and equality and diversity and Athena SWAN in the veterinary curriculum and related academic processes.

Essential criteria:

-Be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying her/him for membership.

-Have a PhD or doctoral level degree in a relevant area.

-A track record of research and research publication in a relevant area.

-Have significant experience in veterinary curriculum teaching and development.

-Have large animal clinical and teaching experience.

For informal enquiries about the position, please contact Natalie Wills on nw366@cam.ac.uk

Department website: www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Further information about the role: click on link below

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) a covering letter, and a research publication list 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.

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Closing date for applications: 19 June 2016

Interview date: 28 June 2016

Please quote reference PP09180 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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