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Clinical Services Manager

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 13, 2017.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE CLINICAL SERVICES MANAGER

Limited funding: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

We wish to appoint a Clinical Services Manager with effect from 18 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Clinical Services Manager is a key member of the senior administrative team in the Department of Veterinary Medicine. You will be responsible for the administration of the Hospital's business affairs, with delegated responsibility for financial management, and management of databases. The roleholder is supported by, and has line management responsibility for, a team of administrative staff in the Hospital.

Your key objective will be achieving and maintaining high standards of efficiency and excellence in the day to day running of the Hospital, in order to meet the requirements of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for accreditation for Hospital status. You will need to be pro-active in your approach to adapt the service to suit demand and have experience of change management.

The roleholder will act as Secretary to the Hospital Management Committee, and will contribute to the development of financial and management strategy in the Hospital through preparation of rolling 5-year business plan.

Applicants should be educated to first degree level, hold a business qualification, MBA, or accountancy qualification and should have extensive experience at senior management level in a public sector or industry.

You should have excellent organisational skills, communication skills and the ability to work in a clinical environment with competing demands. You will need to demonstrate your ability to interpret complex information and policy as laid down by the University and outside bodies.

You will also need to have a proactive approach to problem solving and have the ability to deal with clients in a sensitive, discreet manner.

Closing date for applications 2 August 2017

Interviews will take place 6 September 2017

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 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 done so already) and log in before completing the online application form

Please quote reference PP12761 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Qualified Veterinary Nurse - Small Animal Wing and Theatres (Maternity Cover)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 25, 2017.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE WEST CAMBRIDGE SITE

Limit of Tenure: 12 months maternity cover or the return of the post holder, whichever comes first.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Qualified Veterinary Nurse to join us from 1st September 2017 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.

The referral hospital is a very fast-paced environment which requires the role holder to be adaptable with the ability to work well under pressure.

This maternity cover post will predominately be based in Theatres.

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

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.

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.

Subsidised single accommodation in shared, on site premises is available.

If you have any questions about this role please contact Natalie Wills on nw366@cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 6th August 2017

Interview date to be confirmed

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 PP12628 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Small Animal Wing/Theatres (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 26, 2017.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE WEST CAMBRIDGE SITE

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

We have exciting opportunities for three Registered Veterinary Nurses to join our nursing team at the Queens Veterinary School Hospital from 1st September or as soon as possible after that date.

The referral hospital is a very fast-paced environment which requires the role holder to be adaptable with the ability to work well under pressure.

The role will be to provide nursing to an excellent standard in the Small Animal Wing. The small animal wing consist of four dog wards and two cat wards and a critical care facility housing an average of 15-25 patients during the overnight period.

Due to increasing caseloads in the hospital, we are looking for three nurses who can cover the following shift patterns on a 2 or 3 weekly rotating basis. Consideration will be given to someone who would prefer to work and early or late shift all the time.

Week 1 7:00 to 15:30hrs

Week 2 8:45 to 17:15hrs

Week 3 13:30 to 22:00hrs

Regular hours will not exceed 36.5 per week. Shift timings may need adjustment to meet the needs of the business but will not fall outside of 7:0 and 22:00hrs. Participation in weekend rotas will be expected of no greater than 1 in 6. We welcome applications from individuals who can cover a range of these shifts.

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 time.

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.

This is a varied role where no two days are the same, so we are seeking individuals with a passion for nursing, with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, students and clients. The ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision is essential.

If you have any questions about this role please contact Natalie Wills on nw366@cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 20 August 2017

Interviews will be held : 7 September 2017

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 PP12885 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 Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 13, 2017.

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine West Cambridge Site

Salary Research Associate: £30,175.00 - £38,183.00

Salary Research Assistant: £25,298.00 - £29,301.00

Limit of Tenure: 30 June 2019

Dr Mark Holmes and Dr Andrew Grant are seeking to appoint a postdoctoral Research Associate or a Research Assistant. This position is part of large collaborative grant (involving the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, The University of Edinburgh and the Roslin Institute) with the aim of elucidating antimicrobial resistance (AMR) gene transfer between pathogens and the gut microbiota in experimental animals and farmed pigs. This ambitious, multi-disciplinary project will harness cutting-edge chromosome conformation capture genome sequencing (meta3C and Hi-C) to investigate transfer of AMR genes within complex microbiomes and identify unculturable bacterial species that are involved in AMR spread. Dr Mark Holmes is the principle investigator of the grant with Dr Andrew Grant, Dr Olivier Restif, Dr Dan Tucker, Professor James Wood, Professor Duncan Maskell, Professor Mark Stevens and Professor Sharon Peacock as co-investigators. You will be part of a lab with many other infectious disease and AMR projects running alongside as part of a stimulating and highly productive research community.

The post holder will work closely with other research associates in the group working on this project.

The post holder will be required to undertake the bioinformatics and computational biology required for the project. You will be required to assist with the work of PhD students and undergraduate project students and help with sub-projects arising from the main research including the investigation of factors affecting antimicrobial resistance such as novel antimicrobial resistance genes.

Candidates must value teamwork, collaboration and possess good organisational and communication skills.

Research Associate The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Molecular Microbiology or a relevant discipline.

Research Assistant The ideal candidate will have a degree in Molecular Microbiology/Bioinformatics/Biological computing or a related discipline and must have good computing skills or bioinformatics ability.

A full detailed description of the key responsibilities is available in the further particulars file.

For informal enquires please contact: Julie Ingham on ji217@cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 28 August 2017

Interviews will be held on 21 September 2017

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 June 2019 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.

To submit an application for this vacancy, please visit the vacancy pages on the following website: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/ 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. Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk.

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 PP12763 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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Senior Clinical Training Scholar (Anatomic Pathology) (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 11, 2017.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD £ 22,059.00 Year One

The Scholarship is available from 1 November 2017, for one year in the first instance, renewable for periods of one year up to a total of three years. It is subject to an initial monitoring period of six months, and to review on an annual basis.

The Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification, and it is expected that the Scholar will work towards the diploma exams of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists or the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, with the opportunity to sit the fellowship exams of the Royal College of Pathologists in addition.

You will receive core training at the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital diagnostic pathology laboratory. You will be trained in diagnostic gross pathology and histopathology of all common domestic species with additional exposure to wildlife, zoo animal species and laboratory animals. You will be under the supervision of a team of ACVP-/ ECVP-/ FRCPath- certified pathologists. You will participate in the small-group teaching of veterinary students; and will undertake a research project. The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP), the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP), and the Royal College of Pathologists.

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership. In order to comply with ECVP trainee registration requirements, the applicant must have worked or undergone training as a veterinarian in a field relevant to veterinary pathology for at least one year subsequent to graduation from veterinary school. Evidence of a strong motivation to undertake training leading to board certification in anatomic pathology, and to subsequently pursue a career in veterinary anatomic pathology, is essential.

Informal enquiries to Julie Ingham email ji217@cam.ac.uk

Closing Date: 31 July 2017

Interview date: 11 August 2017

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.

Application form (SCTS1) and information pack about the Scholarship: download from link below.

Completed application form, curriculum vitae, covering letter: email vetmed@hermes.cam.ac.uk by closing date.

Please quote reference PP12733 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 in Innate Immunity

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 05, 2017.

Applications are invited for the role of University Lecturer in Innate Immunity available from 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a 2- year fixed-term full-time University Teaching Officer (unestablished academic) role, subject to completion of a satisfactory probation period. The role supports Professor Clare Bryant who is on a 3 year part-time sabbatical at GSK.

The individual appointed is expected to achieve and sustain a clear national and international profile in research, to collaborate within the Department as well as externally, and to provide team leadership to build further on the Department's international reputation in innate immunity.

University Teaching Officers are expected to deliver lectures, conduct small group teaching of undergraduates and/or taught postgraduate students (in relevant Departments) and, where appropriate, to contribute to course organisation for programmes within their subject area.

The individual appointed will:

  • Be expected to develop an active research programme (indicated by publication of research articles each year, giving invited talks at international research conferences, giving presentations (oral and/or poster) at international research meetings, supervision/co-supervision of PhD students)

  • Develop collaborations both internally (within the Department) as well as developing national and international research collaborations to consolidate and continue to build the innate immune research in the Department as well as at a personal level

  • Write/co-write grants to achieve an average of at least a £100,000 research income a year over the 3 year period.

  • Contribute to the leadership of the Bryant research group

  • Develop and deliver publications of sufficient quality to achieve 4* level in REF2021 and each subsequent REF exercise.

  • Develop an impact profile

  • Undertake any other duties as are specified from time to time by the Head of Department or a person nominated by the Head of Department

It is essential that the individual appointed should have:

  • A PhD or doctoral level degree in a relevant area.

  • A proven track record in peer-reviewed publication

Desirable:

  • Qualified Veterinary Surgeons are particularly encouraged to apply

The individual appointed should have:

  • Enthusiasm for their subject and good interpersonal in order to impart their skills and knowledge to others.
  • Sensitivity to the differing needs and career directions of co-workers and students.
  • Good leadership and team working skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • The ability to work in a collaborative team both internally (within the Department) as well as developing national and international research collaborations

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Bryant on ceb27@cam.ac.uk

Information about the Department: www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

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

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 upload the following documents: curriculum vitae; list of research publications; brief statement (no more than one side of A4) about how your experience fits the profile for this role.

Closing date for applications: 1 October 2017.

Interview date: 24 October 2017.

Please note that shortlisted candidates will be expected to make a presentation at interview.

Please quote reference PP12678 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 Small Animal Medicine

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 05, 2017.

University Lecturer - £ 39,324 - £49,772

University Senior Lecturer £52,793 - £55,998

Applications are invited for the role of University Lecturer/University Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine available from 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a University Teaching Officer (established academic) role, subject to completion of a satisfactory probation period.

Appointment will be made at the level of University Lecturer or University Senior Lecturer, according to qualifications and experience.

University Teaching Officers are expected to deliver lectures, conduct small group teaching of undergraduates and/or taught postgraduate students (in relevant Departments) and, where appropriate, to contribute to course organisation for programmes within their subject area. The role will contribute to the Department's clinical excellence in small animal medicine, including in the provision of post-graduate specialist training, as well as in research and publications in the broad area.

The individual appointed will:

  • Be expected to develop a research programme in an appropriate area of interest; there are many collaborative opportunities with a number of research groups in the Department and the wider University, including within the School of Clinical Medicine, the School of the Biological Sciences and on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

  • Be responsible, with other academic staff in the area, for the teaching of small animal medicine to undergraduates in the Department, through the medium of lectures, practicals, seminars, and small group teaching.

  • Participate actively in the provision of small animal medicine services to The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital and its associated clinics; 50% of the role holder's time will be spent providing the clinical service.

  • Contribute to the training of Clinical Training Scholars (Interns and Residents) by helping other medicine UTOs in the supervision of Residents on clinics in the ECVIM residency training programme and supporting some of their clinical research activities.

  • Undertake any other duties in connection with the small animal medicine service as are specified from time to time by the Head of Department or a person nominated by the Head of Department.

It is essential that the successful applicant should:

  • 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.
  • Be an active diplomate of the European or American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
  • Have a proven track record in grant-funded research, clinically-relevant research and peer-reviewed publications.
  • Have documented experience in small animal medicine teaching at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels.

The individual appointed should be able to demonstrate:

  • Enthusiasm for their subject and good interpersonal and teaching skills in order to impart their skills and knowledge to others.
  • Sensitivity to the differing needs and career directions of co-workers and students.
  • Good leadership and team working skills.
  • An understanding of the requirements of the animal hospital work.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure.

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.

Please upload the following documents: curriculum vitae; list of research publications; brief statement (no more than one side of A4) about how your experience fits the profile for this role.

Closing date for applications: 30 August 2017.

Interview date: 20 September 2017.

Please note that shortlisted candidates will be expected to make a presentation at interview.

Please quote reference PP12680 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.