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Hospital Managing Director

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

Salary: £84,662 - £104.038

An exciting opportunity is offered on a permanent basis for the right individual at the prestigious Queen's Veterinary School Hospital

The Vision

The Hospital Managing Director will provide the leadership and management required to enable the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital to fulfil its ambitious goals:

To increase its income and caseload

To consolidate the national and international clinical reputation of the Hospital

The Role

  • To join the Department's Senior Management Team to ensure the long term success of the University of Cambridge Veterinary School

  • To work with the Head of Department, the Hospital Board and a Clinical Advisory Group to drive change in Hospital strategy and culture

  • To provide strong leadership, direction and management for its business, finance, IT and administrative planning and structures

  • To facilitate the delivery of an efficient clinical service to meet the targets for growth and in this context, to manage the leads of the individual clinical disciplines

  • To promote the development of high performing clinical teams and a commitment to continuous improvement across all aspects of clinical service delivery

  • To ensure appropriate levels of investment in all clinical areas

  • To oversee the management of the Hospital administrative staff

Experience required

  • An outstanding career in senior financial management in a successful commercial business
  • Substantial experience in leading programmes involving complex organisational change
  • Proven leadership skills, involving influencing and negotiating with diverse teams
  • Excellent communication and people skills

Details of specific requirements are described in the further information for this role.

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

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

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: 8 October 2017

Interview date: 27 October 2017

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

Please quote reference PP13183 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Qualified Veterinary Nurse - Small Animal Wing and Theatres (Fixed Term)

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

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE WEST CAMBRIDGE SITE

Limit of Tenure: 3 years in the first instance

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

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

Closing date: 28th September 2017

Interview date :9th October 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.

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 PP13169 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.

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

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Aug 11, 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 November 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: 28th September 2017

Interview date : 9th October 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 PP12628 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Research Associate in Arbovirus Sequencing

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

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine West Cambridge Site

Limit of Tenure:30 September 2019

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

Applications are invited for this postdoctoral position, funded by the Medical Research Council, on a project aiming to characterise the transmission dynamics of dengue virus, Chikungunya virus, and Zika virus in Indonesia through viral sequencing of clinical samples from humans. The project is based at the Laboratory of Viral Zoonotics, Dept. of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge and supervised by Dr Simon Frost and Dr Barbara Blacklaws, in collaboration with Dr Tedjo Sasmono and Dr Khin Myint at the Eijkman Institute, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Applicants should have (or have recently submitted) a PhD in virology or a related discipline, and should have experience of next-generation sequencing methods, including Illumina and Oxford Nanopore platforms, and of handling clinical samples. A good understanding of viral sequence analysis would be an advantage, although training will be provided if necessary. The candidate must value teamwork and collaboration, have good administrative and interpersonal skills, and high computer literacy. The project will involve one or more visits to Indonesia, in order to work with the Indonesian team.

Closing date : 8th October 2017

Interviews will be held : 18th October 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.

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. Informal enquiries about the position can be sent via email to Julie Ingham ji217@cam.ac.uk. Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PP13423 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 Schoarship in Diagnostic Imaging

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Sep 19, 2017.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE WEST CAMBRDIGE SITE

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD £ 22,456.00 in Year 1 (Tax free)

This Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification, and is available from 1 November 2017. You will be trained in all aspects of veterinary diagnostic imaging, including radiology, ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography. The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.

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

You will be required to register for a diploma in diagnostic imaging. The training programme requires participation in the Department's clinical service, including the out-of-hours rota and first opinion clinic, in addition to small-group teaching of veterinary students.

You must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying you for membership. Completion of a recognised internship or a minimum of two years' experience in small animal practice is essential.

Closing date: 5th October 2017

Interview date: 16th October 2017

Informal enquiries: Natalie Wills nw366@cam.ac.uk

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

Completed application form, curriculum vitae, and a covering letter should be emailed to vetmed@hermes.cam.ac.uk quoting the post title in the subject or send a hard copy to Melissa Large, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 OES

Please quote reference PP13363 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 Histopathology Technician (Part Time)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Sep 07, 2017.

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 diagnosis and 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 22.5 hours a week, working Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. We are looking for someone to join the team from 1st November 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 histochemical staining techniques and immunohistochemistry is essential. An understanding of in-situ hybridisation and other molecular techniques 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, including basic knowledge of computer programmes 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 as part of a team and on their own initiative.

The full incremental salary range for the position is advertised in order to demonstrate the progression for the grade. In the majority of cases appointments will be made at the grade minimum; only in very specific exceptional circumstances can a higher salary be offered.

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: 1 October 2017

Interviews will be held on: 13 October 2017

Please quote reference PP12627 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.

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

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

We have exciting opportunities for two Registered Veterinary Nurses to join our expanding nursing team at the Queens Veterinary School Hospital.

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 nurses who can cover the following shift patterns on a 3 weekly rotating basis. Consideration will be given to someone who would prefer to work an early or late shift all the time.

Week 1 7:00 - 15:30hrs

Week 2 8:45 - 17:15hrs

Week 3 13:30 - 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 7:00 and 22:00hrs. Participation in weekend rotas will be expected. 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

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/

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: 15 October 2017

Interviews will be held: 26 October 2017

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.