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Graduate Admissions




Applications are invited for this one year post-graduate training programme based in the Queen's Veterinary School Small Animal Hospital.

Junior Clinical Training Scholars will receive training and tuition as they rotate through anaesthesia, cardiology, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, orthopaedics and soft tissue surgery and be supervised by recognised specialists in each field. Scholars will also have responsibility for primary care cases seen at the hospital's charity clinics, and be involved in supervision and guidance of final year veterinary students. Scholars will be an integral part of the out of hours care of animals within the hospital, especially within the intensive care unit.

Candidates must be Members of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and should have the following skills and experience:

Proficiency in neutering of dogs and cats

Competency in performing dental work in dogs and cats

Completion of 1 year in primary care veterinary practice in the UK

For applicants for whom English is not their first language, a score of 7.5 in IELTS (with no element under 7), or a score of 100 in TOEFL (with no element less than 24).

Applicants should supply a completed Junior Clinical Training Scholarship Application Form (JCTS 1), a CV and Covering Letter giving reasons for wishing to undertake the JCTS in the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date stated.

Informal enquiries to Helen Boyle, HR Co-ordinator:

Interviews will be held on Thursday 13 February and Friday 14 February 2020.

Please quote reference PP22072 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Key Information

Department of Veterinary Medicine

Reference: PP22072

Dates and deadlines:

Friday, 10 January, 2020
Closing Date
Monday, 3 February, 2020