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Residency position available
Two Residencies (three-years) in Wildlife Population Health and Zoo Health Management are offered by Royal Veterinary College and Zoological Society of London

Two Residencies (three-years)
in
Wildlife Population Health and Zoo Health Management

Applications are invited for a residency in Wildlife Population Health and a second in Zoo Health Management. Both programmes are co-organised by the Royal Veterinary College and Zoological Society of London. These are three-year postgraduate programmes involving a combination of taught components, supervised practical work and independent research.

Residents will be expected to prepare to sit the examination for membership of the relevant European College of Zoological Medicine specialty board. Residents will also be enrolled onto a Master of Veterinary Medicine (MVetMed) programme. Residents will be involved in applied research and will be expected to submit for publication manuscripts based on their research work during the three-year programme.

Residencies are open to veterinary graduates holding a degree from a European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVA)-approved veterinary school which is registerable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Applicants are required to have some previous experience in clinical veterinary medicine and surgery (see RVC website for further information).

 

Important: Candidates who already hold an MSc, PhD or other higher degree are not eligible for these Residencies.

The tax-free stipend for the residency will start at £18,000 per annum, increasing by annual increments to £19,100 and will be continued subject to satisfactory progress and assessment.

Successful candidates will be required to attend an induction course held at the RVC Hawkshead Campus, from 2nd to 6th July 2018. The residency start date is negotiable but is expected to be between 2ndJuly and 3rd September 2018.

 

For informal discussions about these residencies please contact the following:

 

Wildlife Population Health contact: Dr Becki Lawson (becki.lawson@ioz.ac.uk) at ZSL or Dr Julian Drewe (jdrewe@rvc.ac.uk) at RVC.

Zoo Health Management contact: Amanda Guthrie (amanda.guthrie@zsl.org ) at ZSL.

 

We promote equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 

For further details and how to apply for these residencies, please visit www.rvc.ac.uk/clinical-training  or email: ctsrecruitment@rvc.ac.uk

 

Closing date: Wed 7th March 2018.   Interview dates: week commencing 26th March 2018.


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