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Junior Assistant Clinician (Internship)

University of Glasgow
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary Grade Grade 6, sp 25, £32,332 per annum
Closing date
9 Feb 2024

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Internships, Small Animal, Veterinary
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University of Glasgow
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
School of Biodiversity, One Health & Vet Medicine

Junior Assistant Clinician (Internship)

Vacancy Ref: 129530

Salary: Grade 6, sp 25, £32,332 per annum

We are looking to appoint a number of Junior Assistant Clinicians to help deliver our small animal veterinary clinical service under the supervision of experienced and fully qualified staff.  You will, on a rotating basis, participate and assist, in Referral Clinical activities such as anaesthesia, emergency medicine, internal medicine, oncology, radiology, neurology, soft tissue surgery and orthopaedics. You will also, on a rotating basis, participate, and have direct case responsibility, in a Primary Care Out of Hours service.  In all these activities, you will support student training and receive appropriate training yourself as required.

This 1-year position counts as an Internship for future residency applications and successful candidates will receive a certificate of completion of internship.  The posts offer the early-stage clinical experience required as vets prepare for further specialist training, for example through residencies and masters formal training programmes.

We welcome applications from candidates with a degree that is registerable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and practical clinical experience and training with companion animals (this may include undergraduate courses with a significant practical component and periods of extra-mural studies)

The School of Veterinary Medicine has an excellent international reputation in teaching, clinical services and research and is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), the European Association of Establishments of Veterinary Education (EAEVE) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).  Our purpose-built hospital is one of the most sophisticated in Europe allowing companion animals from across the United Kingdom to benefit for the most advanced care available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year from some of the best specialist vets in the world.

This is a one-year, full time post, starting in March 2024 and September 2024.

Visit our website for further information on The University of Glasgow’s Small Animal Hospital,

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Professor Ian Ramsey,

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too.

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The University of Glasgow’s School of Veterinary Medicine is pre-eminent in teaching, research and clinical provision, and attracts students, researchers and clinicians from around the world.

Our internationally accredited school provides an expert referral centre via the Small Animal Hospital, the Weipers Centre for Equine Welfare and the Scottish Centre for Production Animal Health & Welfare for animal owners and referring practitioners throughout the UK.  In the Research Assessment Exercise 2008, the Grade Point Average for our research activity was the highest in Scotland and joint highest in the UK, reaffirming our position as one of the country’s leading veterinary schools.

The School of Veterinary Medicine is part of the College of Medicine Veterinary and Life Sciences.

The School of Veterinary Medicine has full accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education and the next visitation is due in 2013. The North American Veterinary Licensing Education (NAVLE) pass rate for the School for 2009/2010 is 87 was 86%. The AVMA Council on Education required pass rate is 80%

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0141 330 5700
University of Glasgow
464 Bearsden Road
G61 1QH
United Kingdom

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