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Veterinary Clinician - Glasgow

University of Glasgow
Glasgow City
Salary Grade Level 7 £35,845 - £40,322 Per annum
Closing date
23 Aug 2021

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Academia, Animal Health, Veterinary
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Veterinary Surgeon
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College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
School of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Clinician (Out of Hours)

Vacancy Ref:  060630

Salary: Grade, level 7, £35,845 - £40,322 per annum, plus 18% Out of Hours Allowance plus an employer pension contribution of 21%. (Total salary package £49,000 to £56,000)

In addition there will be a clinical supplement this will be discussed at interview

The University of Glasgow, Small Animal Hospital is seeking to recruit a Veterinary Clinician (Out of Hours).  You will join our team of highly qualified and experienced veterinary surgeons in delivering an out of hours emergency service for local first opinion practices by providing expertise and clinical activity to the Small Animal Hospital.

In addition to clinical service delivery, you will help to develop and deliver clinical teaching to undergraduate students and clinical scholars, contributing to objectives relating to national and international excellence in clinical service and teaching.

The successful candidate will hold a veterinary degree registrable with the RCVS and have post-graduate clinical experience as a veterinary surgeon.
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.

The Small Animal Hospital is located adjacent to the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research in the picturesque Garscube Estate, 10 minutes drive from the vibrant “West End” of Glasgow, and less than one hour from Loch Lomond. Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and the third largest in the UK, and has recently been named the top cultural and creative centre in the UK in a European Commission report (

The University of Glasgow has recently been named University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2020.

The University offers a wide range of benefits and discounts.

This post is full time and open ended. The working pattern of the post includes weeknights, bank holidays and weekend shifts, shared between the team, with scope for the rota to be tailored to accommodate individual preferences wherever possible.

Other positions are also available, or will soon be available, for nurses, interns and specialists please contact for more details.  

Visit our website for further information on The University of Glasgow’s School of Veterinary Medicine:

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Professor Ian Ramsey,

Closing Date: 23 August 2021

The University of Glasgow is the current Times Higher Education (THE) University of the Year.

The School of Veterinary Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver departmental award. The award recognises commitment to tackling gender inequality in higher education.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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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
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