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SCTS in Small Animal Surgery

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD £24,100.00 Year one

The Senior Clinical Training Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification, and is available from January 2022. The Scholar will be trained in all aspects of small animal surgery, including soft tissue and orthopaedics. The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Surgery.

The Scholar will be required to register for the ECVS Diploma in Small Animal Surgery. The training programme requires participation in the Department's clinical service, including the out-of-hours rota, in addition to small-group teaching of veterinary students.

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Completion of an ECVS recognised internship and at least one year's experience in practice is required. Full details of the person specification for the Scholarship are supplied in the information pack.

Informal enquiries should be directed to:

Laura Owen (Soft Tissue Surgery) lo247@cam.ac.uk

A SCTS application form (SCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

Applicants should supply a completed SCTS Application Form (SCTS1), Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter giving reasons for wishing to undertake the SCTS in the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date stated.

Please note:

The ability to take up this Scholarship is contingent upon you being able to evidence your right to work in the UK, or through gaining the right to work via the UK immigration system. Evidence will need to be provided before an offer can be made. Regrettably, this Scholarship is not suitable for sponsorship via the Skilled Worker or Temporary Worker visa routes as the minimum requirements cannot be met."

Fixed-term: 3 years.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 11th November 2021

Please quote reference PP28192 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.

PhD Studentship: Using DCIS to predict Invasive Breast Cancer (Fixed Term)

This is a unique opportunity for PhD study in the world-leading Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI), to start a research career in an environment committed to training outstanding cancer research scientists of the future. The Institute has excellent state-of-the-art facilities and research ranges from basic cancer biology and computational biology through to translational research and clinical application.

Graduate students play a pivotal role in the continuing success of our research programmes. If you are interested in contributing to our success, please find further information at: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/jobs-and-studentships/postgraduate-study

Dr Clare Rebbeck wishes to recruit a student to work on the project entitled: Using DCIS to predict Invasive Breast Cancer

For further information about the research group, including their most recent publications, please visit their websites: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/hannon-group http://www.hannonlab.org/clare-rebbeck/

Project description:

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is an expansion of cells contained within the mammary duct. In itself it is not considered a risk, however, some DCIS patients will ultimately develop invasive breast cancer as a progression of their DCIS. Epidemiological studies have shown that this does not happen in every case and many women live without ever knowing they have DCIS. Under the principle of early detection, women now undergo routine mammography's which will readily detect regions of DCIS. In an attempt to minimise the incidence of invasive disease, women diagnosed with DCIS will be treated with surgery and often radiation. The number of women receiving this treatment has increased over the years, yet there has not been a reflective decrease in the number of women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. This would suggest that many women are being unnecessarily treated. With prior funding we have carried out a large scale sequencing project looking at DCIS and early invasive disease. We have identified genes which appear to be associated with DCIS progressing to invasive disease. We are now working with a new cohort of samples and are focused on validating these markers of progression.

The successful applicant will develop the pipeline for validations, using a combination of RNAscope, imaging mass cytometry and IHC. They will gain experience handling human tissue samples and analysis of the data output. They will also have the opportunity to develop ideas within the scope of this project.

Further reading can be found on the document below.

Qualifications/skills:

This project is ideal for students who wish to learn the latest in experimental tissue analysis and computational techniques. They will benefit from being part of an active group developing cutting edge technology and thrive in an environment tackling exciting biological questions. A strong background in molecular biology or computational methods is required.

Funding:

This project is funded by a Cancer Research UK studentship that includes funding for University and College fees and a stipend of £19,000 per annum for 4 years.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 4 years in the first instance.

Eligibility:

Only Home/UK students are eligible to apply for this studentship. Applications are invited from recent graduates or final year undergraduates who hold or expect to gain a first/upper second class degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject from any recognised university worldwide. Applicants with relevant research experience, gained through Masters study or while working in a laboratory are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant may be able to commence study in January 2022, subject to gaining an unconditional acceptance for study from the University of Cambridge.

How to apply:

Please apply using the University Applicant Portal. For further information about the course and to access the applicant portal, go to: https://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/directory/cvcrpdmsc

To complete your on-line application, you need to provide the following:

Reference Request: The names and contact details of two academic referees who have agreed to act on your behalf.

Course Specific Question: Your statement of interest (limit of 2,500 characters) should explain why you wish to be considered for the studentship and which qualities and experience you will bring to the role. Please also state how you learned of the studentship.

Supporting Document: Please upload your CV (PDF file), which should include a list of the examinations taken at undergraduate level and if possible, your examination results

Deadline:

The closing date for applications is 27 September 2021, with interviews expected to take place shortly after this date.

Please quote reference SW27781 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.

JCTS in Farm Animal Health and Production (Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

Scholarship award: £15,400 per annum

Start date 1 October 2021

Please Note: The ability to take up this Scholarship is contingent upon you being able to evidence your right to work in the UK, or through gaining the right to work via the UK immigration system. Evidence will need to be provided before an offer can be made. Regrettably, this Scholarship is not suitable for sponsorship via the Skilled Worker or Temporary Worker visa routes as the minimum requirements cannot be met."

Applications are invited for this 12-month Scholarship programme, which provides an opportunity for new graduates or recently qualified veterinarians to receive high-quality postgraduate training in farm animal studies under the supervision of experienced farm animal clinicians in the Cambridge Farm Animal Veterinary Services ambulatory and referral practice at the University of Cambridge. The emphasis of the programme is on gaining practical clinical experience in farm animal medicine and herd health, and will allow the Scholar to identify specific fields of farm animal work in which to specialise, either in preparation for Senior Clinical Training Scholarship programmes, or for specialist private practice.

The internship will cover:

Case involvement of individual production animals, including emergency and critical care, surgery, anaesthesia, diagnostics, internal medicine and obstetrics

Involvement in a busy and expanding first opinion farm animal practice

Training and practice in population medicine and herd health management, with an emphasis on evidence-based medicine

Experience in teaching and communication

Basic tuition in research methods and scientific writing

Opportunity to design and undertake research projects

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership.

A JCTS Application Form (JCTS1) and Information Pack can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

Applicants should supply a completed Junior Clinical Training Scholarship Application Form (JCTS1 ), a CV and Covering Letter giving reasons for wishing to undertake a Scholarship at the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date.

The deadline for applications is 3 September 2021

Interviews will be arranged after the closing date

Please quote reference PP27674 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.

Junior Clinical Training Scholarship in Equine (Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

Scholarship award: £15,400.00 per annum

Please Note The ability to take up this Scholarship is contingent upon you being able to evidence your right to work in the UK, or through gaining the right to work via the UK immigration system. Evidence will need to be provided before an offer can be made. Regrettably, this Scholarship is not suitable for sponsorship via the Skilled Worker or Temporary Worker visa routes as the minimum requirements cannot be met."

Applications are invited from recently qualified veterinarians for this twelve month post-graduate training programme offering high-quality, post-graduate training in equine studies. The emphasis will be on gaining practical clinical experience in equine medicine and surgery under the supervision of board-certified diplomates, and will allow the intern to identify specific fields in which to specialise, either in preparation for Senior Clinical Scholarship training programmes, or specialist private practice. This training programme fosters individualised teaching in an upbeat and supportive environment with abundant opportunities to develop specialist clinical skills.

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership.

A JCTS had the following to say about the internship: "It is an internship where you have a lot of opportunities of getting hands on. You take an active part during surgery, lameness work up and medicine cases such as gastric ulcers, medical colics, gastric ulcers or ophthalmology among others, having the chance of doing things that you normally couldn't do. You are involved in the teaching, getting a lot of experience in an academic environment surrounded by a great team of veterinarians and highly qualified nurses"

For informal enquiries about the scholarship programme, please contact Anna Hollis on arh207@cam.ac.uk

A JCTS Application Form (JCTS 1) and Information Pack can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

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

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date stated.

Closing date: 26 August 2021

Interviews will be held: 9 September 2021

Please quote reference PP27671 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.

Senior Clinical Training Scholarship (SCTS) in Anaesthesia

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD £23,600.00 IN YEAR ONE (TAX FREE)

The Scholarship is for one year in the first instance, renewable for periods of one year up to a total of three years.

The Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to receive specialist training in all aspects of veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia, and is available to start from 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. You will be required to register for a post-graduate qualification by enrolling onto the European Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

You will receive core training in all aspects of academic and clinical anaesthesia and pain management plus relevant aspects of peri-operative medicine (including critical care) in both small and large animals at the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital. You will also be required to undertake and publish a research project and participate in one-to-one and small-group teaching of veterinary students. The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

You must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying you for membership. Membership will be required prior to commencing the Scholarship. A minimum of twelve months experience in a rotating internship or at least two years' experience in general practice is essential.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Ian Self, Principal Clinical Anaesthetist, by email: ias47@cam.ac.uk

A SCTS application form (SCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/

Applicants should supply a completed SCTS Application Form (SCTS1), Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter giving reasons for wishing to undertake the SCTS in the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date stated.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 25 August 2021.

Please quote reference PP27411 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.

Senior Clinical Training Scholarship (SCTS) in Small Animal Cardiology

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD £23,600.00 IN YEAR ONE (TAX FREE)

The Scholarship is for one year in the first instance, renewable for periods of one year up to a total of three years.

The Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to receive specialist training in all aspects of small animal cardiology and is available to start from 1 September 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.

You will receive core training in all aspects of clinical cardiology, including interventional procedures and transoesophageal echocardiography. You will also be required to undertake and publish a research project. The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM-CA).

The Scholar will be required to register for the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. The training programme requires participation in the Department's clinical service, including the out-of-hours rota and first opinion practice, in addition to small-group teaching of veterinary students.

You must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying you for membership. Membership will be required prior to commencing the Scholarship. Completion of an appropriate internship or a minimum of two years' experience in small animal practice is essential.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Jose Novo Matos (Principal Clinical Cardiologist) by email: jms330@cam.ac.uk

A SCTS application form (SCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

Applicants should supply a completed SCTS Application Form (SCTS1), Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter giving reasons for wishing to undertake the SCTS in the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date stated.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 26 August 2021.

Please quote reference PP27389 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.

Senior Clinical Training Scholar in Clinical Pathology

Fixed-term: 3 years.

Scholarship award: £23,600.00 in year one

This Scholarship is available from 1 December 2021 (or as soon as possible thereafter) and is for one year in the first instance, renewable (subject to satisfactory progress) for periods of one year up to a total of three years.

The Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification in clinical pathology (Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology / Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists). The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology.

You will receive core training in all aspects of clinical pathology (laboratory management and quality control, haematology, biochemistry, cytology), will undertake a research project, and will participate in the small-group teaching of undergraduate veterinary students.

Applicants must:

Be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS), or hold a veterinary degree qualifying you for membership.

Have at least two years' experience in general practice or a minimum of twelve months' experience in a rotating internship.

Informal discussion: contact Tim Williams (tlw27@cam.ac.uk)

A SCTS Application Form (SCTS1) and Information Pack can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

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

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date.

Interviews will be held: 2 September 2021

Please quote reference PP27119 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.

Junior Clinical Training Scholar in Oncology

Scholarship award: £15,400.00 per annum

Scholarship available for 12 months

Applications are invited from recently qualified veterinarians for this twelve month post-graduate training programme offering high-quality, post-graduate training in Veterinary Oncology. The emphasis will be on gaining practical clinical experience in Veterinary Oncology under the supervision of board-certified diplomates, and will further prepare the candidate to embark on a 3 year Residency Training Programme in veterinary oncology.

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership.

We would welcome anyone wishing to apply for this scholarship to arrange a visit to the hospital to meet the team and find out more. For informal enquiries about the scholarship programme, please contact Jane Dobson on jmd1000@cam.ac.uk

An application form (JCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the link below or via the following website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/

Please send a completed application form, curriculum vitae, and covering letter all three documents as one by email to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PP27069 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.

JCTS in Small Animal Studies x 6

Five Scholarships to Start on 1 December 2021 For 12.5 Months

Scholarship Award: £15,400.00 PER ANNUM (May be subject to change)

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, ophthalmology, 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: Experience in neutering and 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).

A JCTS Application Form (JCTS 1) and Information Pack can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

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 vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date stated.

Informal enquiries to Deborah Collett, HR Co-ordinator by email: dc748@cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PP26999 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.

Junior Clinical Training Scholarship in Equine

Fixed-term: 12 months.

Scholarship award: £15,400.00 per annum

Applications are invited from recently qualified veterinarians for this twelve month post-graduate training programme offering high-quality, post-graduate training in equine studies. The emphasis will be on gaining practical clinical experience in equine medicine and surgery under the supervision of board-certified diplomates, and will allow the intern to identify specific fields in which to specialise, either in preparation for Senior Clinical Scholarship training programmes, or specialist private practice. This training programme fosters individualised teaching in an upbeat and supportive environment with abundant opportunities to develop specialist clinical skills.

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership.

A JCTS had the following to say about the internship: "It is an internship where you have a lot of opportunities of getting hands on. You take an active part during surgery, lameness work up and medicine cases such as gastric ulcers, medical colics, gastric ulcers or ophthalmology among others, having the chance of doing things that you normally couldn't do. You are involved in the teaching, getting a lot of experience in an academic environment surrounded by a great team of veterinarians and highly qualified nurses"

For informal enquiries about the scholarship programme, please contact Anna Hollis on arh207@cam.ac.uk

A JCTS Application Form (JCTS 1) and Information Pack can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

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

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date stated.

Closing date: 23 June 2021

Interviews will be held: 8 July 2021

Please quote reference PP26989 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.

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