The School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland invites applications for the position of Resident in Small Animal Internal Medicine to commence on or before 1 September 2019.
This is a three/four-year training position with the following aims:
- To provide clinical training in the field of small animal internal medicine in an approved residency programme
- To obtain a professional doctorate
- To provide an introduction of and experience in clinical research
- To develop communication and teaching skills.
The Resident will be expected to enrol and successfully complete certification for the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animals (DipECVIM-CA (Internal Medicine)).
They must also enrol for a postgraduate professional doctorate qualification (Doctor of Veterinary Medical Specialisation - DVMS). There will be a formal Stage Transfer Assessment for the professional doctorate at approximately 18 months.
The successful applicant will have a veterinary qualification registrable by the Veterinary Council of Ireland (see www.vci.ie). A special interest in achieving further qualifications in small animal medicine is required. Applicants must have completed a one-year internship (or its equivalent) demonstrating broad training and experience as dictated by the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animals (ECVIM-CA) (www.ecvim-ca.org).
Closing date for applications: 13.00 Friday 31 May 2019
For Further description of the position including mandatory and desirable selection criteria and details on how to apply, please go to the UCD Veterinary Hospital website: http://www.ucd.ie/vthweb/aboutus/vacancies/
Short-listed applicants will be contacted regarding interviews. These are likely to be held in early to mid June 2019.