Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine at University College Dublin, Ireland

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  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)  (

Closing date for applications:       13.00 Friday 31 May 2019

Application procedure

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:

Short-listed applicants will be contacted regarding interviews.  These are likely to be held in early to mid June 2019.




Dr Penny Watson
University of Cambridge
Madingley Road
Cambridge CB3 0ES
United Kingdom

Executive Secretary:

Dr Remo Lobetti
Bryanston Veterinary Hospital
PO Box 67092
2021 Bryanston
Republic of South Africa

E-mail address to contact college secretariat