Jobs – position for residency program – Exeter

ECZM Residency Program in Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery at CityVets in Exeter (UK)

CityVets (Exeter, UK) has now opened a position for a 4-year residency program in Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery accredited by the European College of Zoological Medicine. 

CityVets offers a multi-disciplinary first opinion and referral service within a state-of-the-art facility. As well as providing excellent routine medical, surgical and preventative health care of all species, it is well equipped to deal with the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of more complex medical and surgical disorders and emergencies.  CityVets is based in the vibrant and eclectic university city of Exeter, one of the most attractive cities in South-West England.

The residency program will consist of 4-year-training in small mammal medicine and surgery while developing a wide knowledge of other species as well.  The resident will be supervised by an ECZM diplomate in Small Mammals and will be responsible for both first opinion and referral cases as well as the hospitalised animals. The resident will participate in the clinic out-of-hours rotation, and they will be supported to undertake research projects. 

The applicant must:

–    Be a qualified veterinary surgeon with a minimum of two years of experience in veterinary practice or one year rotating internship.
–    Be MRCVS or be eligible to become MRCVB
– Have experience in small mammal, exotics and small animal practice (both medically and surgically).
–  Be proficient in English (both written and spoken)

Any experience in research, publishing and teaching is not required but ideal.

Applicants are invited to submit:
–    A letter of intent
–    A curriculum vitae

Applications and enquiries should be sent via email to

The deadline for application is 8th September 2019, or until position is filled.

Interviews will be held at Heavitree Cityvets ( Exeter, UK) on the 19th of September 2019. Applicants may be invited to spend time at the clinic during the weeks following the interview. The post will start from January 2020.