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Junior Clinical Training Scholarship Equine

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Feb 24, 2017.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

One-year Junior Clinical Training Scholarship Scholarship award: £14,800

Start date 1 August 2017

Applications are invited from recently qualified veterinarians for this 12 month post-graduate training programme offering high-quality, post-graduate training in equine studies. The emphasis will be on gaining practical clinical experience in equine medicine and surgery under the supervision of board-certified diplomates, and will allow the intern to identify specific fields in which to specialise, either in preparation for Senior Clinical Scholarship training programmes, or specialist private practice.

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

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

Closing date: 17 April 2017

Interview date: 3 May 2017

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

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

Please quote reference PP11548 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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Junior Clinical Training Scholarship Farm Animal Health and Production (2 Scholarships available)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Feb 24, 2017.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

One-year Junior Clinical Training Scholarship Scholarship award: £14,800

Start date 1 August 2017

Applications are invited for this 12-month Scholarship programme, which provides an opportunity for new graduates or recently qualified veterinarians to receive high-quality postgraduate training in farm animal studies under the supervision of experienced farm animal clinicians in the Cambridge Farm Animal Veterinary Services ambulatory and referral practice at the University of Cambridge. The emphasis of the programme is on gaining practical clinical experience in farm animal medicine and herd health, and will allow the Scholar to identify specific fields of farm animal work in which to specialise, either in preparation for Senior Clinical Training Scholarship programmes, or for specialist private practice.

The internship will cover:

  • Case management of individual production animals, including emergency and critical care, surgery, anaesthesia, diagnostics, internal medicine and obstetrics

  • Involvement in a busy and expanding first opinion farm animal practice

  • Training and practice in population medicine and herd health management, with an emphasis on evidence-based medicine

  • Experience in teaching and communication

  • Basic tuition in research methods and scientific writing

  • Opportunity to design and undertake research projects

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

Informal enquiries about scholarship programme: contact Natalie Wills on nw366@cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 5 April 2017

Interview date: 20 April 2017

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

Completed application form, curriculum vitae, covering letter: send to Melissa Large, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 OES, or via email to vetmed@hermes.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PP11547 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.

PA to Head of Department (Maternity Cover)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Mar 21, 2017.

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine

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

Applications are invited for a PA position from the end of May/beginning of June working with Professor James Wood, Head of Department of Veterinary Medicine and Alborada Professor of Equine and Farm Animal Science. Professor Wood heads up a research group, the Disease Dynamics Unit, an interdisciplinary group, using state-of-the-art methods from epidemiology, mathematics and biological sciences, to study the growth, spread and control of pathogens within and between hosts.

The role holder will provide comprehensive administrative and secretarial support to Professor Wood covering his Departmental and research activities, ensuring the effective management of his diary, making travel arrangements and management of the Professor's research grants, as well as providing general administration to the research group. For more information please refer to the further information document.

The successful candidate must have relevant and extensive secretarial and administrative experience in a busy work environment. They will have excellent communication skills (written and oral) and be highly motivated. They will also have excellent organisational skills with the ability to organise their own workload, working calmly and efficiently under pressure.

It would be desirable to have a knowledge of (or ability to learn quickly) the University Financial System and prior work experience in the higher education sector.

Closing Date: 3 April 2017

Interviews will be held: 21 April 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.

For informal enquiries please contact Natalie Wills on nw366@cam.ac.uk To submit an application for this vacancy, please click on the link 'Apply online' or visit the vacancy pages on the following website: 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 quote reference PP11427 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 Mar 28, 2017.

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine West Cambridge Site

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

Research Associate - £29,301.00 - £38,183.00

Limit of Tenure: The funds for this position are available until 23 April 2020 in the first instance.

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant/Research Associate position in bacterial genomic epidemiology to start from 1 May 2017 or as soon as possible after this date, funded by the Medical Research Council through a Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance international consortium project aiming to understand the transmission of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at the genome, bacterium, national and international levels. This research is highly topical and relevant to both human and animal health. The work will be conducted within a One Health framework, consistent with research recommended by several international policy reviews, including the Food and Agriculture Organization, the World Organisation for Animal Health, and the World Health Organization.

The focus of the research is on extended-spectrum cephalosporin (ESC) resistance in Enterobacteriaceae, comparing bacteria, host populations (humans and domestic animals) and countries. Collaborators providing data are from Canada, France and Germany. A suite of quantitative approaches will be used, including epidemiological, phylodynamic and bioinformatics methods, analysing whole genome sequences. This post will be based in Cambridge led by Dr Alison Mather and Professor James Wood, with opportunities to visit the other consortium partners.

Applicants will have a PhD (or have submitted a PhD) in epidemiology, computational biology or a related quantitative discipline, and experience working with next generation sequencing data. Desirable skills will be experience in mathematical modelling and programming skills in Unix, python and R. The candidate must value teamwork and collaboration, be able to work independently, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Some of the main duties will include: - Selection of isolates for whole genome sequencing (WGS) from bacterial collections held by collaborators - Epidemiological analysis of bacterial collections - Analysis of WGS data to assess transmission and evolution of bacteria and AMR

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

Where a PhD award is pending (e.g, the thesis has been submitted but has not yet been examined), an appointment will be made as a Research Assistant and amended to Research Associate when the PhD is awarded.

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

Closing date: 17 April 2017

Interviews will be held on 8 May 2017

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 PP11624 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 Clinical Training Scholarship in Anaesthesia

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Mar 28, 2017.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE THE QUEEN'S VETERINARY SCHOOL HOSPITAL

Start Date 1st September 2017

Scholarship award: £22,059.00 in year one.

The Scholarship is for one year in the first instance, renewable for periods of one year up to a total of three years.

The Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to receive specialist training in all aspects of veterinary anaesthesia. You will be required to register for a post-graduate qualification by enrolling onto the European Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

You will receive core training in all aspects of academic and clinical anaesthesia, pain management and peri-operative medicine (including critical care) in both small and large animals at the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital. You will also be required to undertake and publish a research project, and participate in the small-group teaching of veterinary students. The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

You must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying you for membership. Membership will be required prior to commencing the Scholarship. A minimum of twelve months experience in a rotating internship or at least two years' experience in general practice is essential. Full details of the person specification for the scholarship are supplied in the information pack.

Informal discussion: contact Natalie Wills nw366@cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 20 April 2017

Interview date: 11 May 2017

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

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

Please quote reference PP11813 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.

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