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 in September 2020

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 to 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 (DECVIM-CA (Internal Medicine)).

The Resident 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 demonstrable interest in achieving specialist training and research skills 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 5 June 2020

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 mid to late June 2020.

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