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Combined Residency and Masters in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology

Location: Nottingham

Tax-free stipend of £21,000


Principal supervisor: Dr Simone de Brot, DiplECVP, Dr. med. vet., MRCVS

Other supervisors: Dr Kerstin Baiker DiplECVP, Dr. med. vet., MRCVS

Dr Llorenç Grau Roma, BSc, DiplECVP, PhD, MRCVS


The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Nottingham is the first brand new, purpose-built veterinary school in the UK for over 50 years and it is our intent to make significant leading contributions to both veterinary research and teaching within the context of valid relevance and application to the wider veterinary profession.

The Pathology unit of SVMS provides a diagnostic in a wide range of animals, mainly companion animals and is involved in clinical teaching of year 5 veterinary students. Three European boarded pathologists oversee surgical and post-mortem case submissions.

Position description:
Applications are invited from veterinary graduates to undertake a three-year training programme (residency) in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology. The successful candidate will focus on companion animal pathology with some exposure to avian and farm animal anatomic pathology and clinical pathology.

The trainee will be registered for the Masters of Veterinary Medicine degree of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science and will undertake a Masters-level research project on an aspect of Anatomic Pathology.

The training programme encompasses small group teaching, seminars, research and diagnostic duty. Completion of the programme (36 months) meets the eligibility requirements for the Board examinations of the European College of Veterinary Pathology subsequent to graduation as a veterinarian and an “internship” of a minimum of 12 months.

Further information and Application:
Graduates with at least one year’s experience, preferably with some exposure to Veterinary Anatomic Pathology, are invited to apply for this combined Scholarship and Master’s degree.

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

There is an annual tax-free stipend of £21,000 that is continued for three years subject to satisfactory annual assessment.

The University is keen to ensure all of its students are prepared to succeed in their programmes of study. Applicants whose first language is not English must achieve an appropriate level in an approved test in English before they can register (IELTS≥7.5 with no less than 7.0 in each element).

Informal enquiries may be addressed to:

Candidates should apply online: and include a CV. Any queries regarding the application process should be addressed to Postgraduate Admissions Officer (email: )

Deadline for applications: 8th of January 2018. Early application is strongly encouraged.

Expected start date: 1st  March 2018


Lecturer in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology

Location: Edinburgh

£39,992 – £47,722

Ref: 041437


The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies wishes to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the further development of the School’s teaching of pathology, the diagnostic pathology service and the School’s research programme.

Covering all aspects of anatomic pathology, you will play an important role in the work of Easter Bush Pathology and the wider Centre for Comparative Pathology, in the delivery and assessment of the BVM&S undergraduate teaching programme and in enhancing eLearning and on-line teaching initiatives. You will make a significant contribution to research in this field, develop strong collaborative research links both within and outside the School and make a significant contribution to postgraduate education.

You will be based in Easter Bush Pathology, which is within the new Veterinary School building opened in 2011. Interaction with colleagues across the range of disciplines will give you the support and stimulation required to further develop your interests and ambitions.

You will hold a veterinary degree and will be an MRCVS (or eligible to become an MRCVS). You will be qualified in veterinary anatomic pathology to diploma level (e.g. DipECVP, DipACVP or FRCPath). Practical experience in delivery of a diagnostic pathology service and pathology-related research is essential.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Dr Sionagh Smith, Head of Anatomic Pathology, on 0131 650 8787 or

For further particulars and to submit an application visit our website

Closing Date: 30th October 2017



Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Melbourne Veterinary School
Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences
The University of Melbourne, Australia

Salary: Level B: AUD98,775 – AUD117,290 p.a. or Level C: AUD120,993 – AUD139,510 p.a., plus 17% superannuation.

Level of appointment will be determined by the level of achievement of the applicant.

The University of Melbourne seeks an enthusiastic, motivated and team-focused veterinary clinical pathologist to join our team in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at the Melbourne Veterinary School. The Melbourne Veterinary School’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) is AVMA, RCVS and VSAAC accredited and the school is ranked globally at 15th among veterinary professional schools. The University of Melbourne is Australia’s leading university and is consistently ranked in the top 30 universities globally, being recognised for its leading and innovative research and teaching. The city of Melbourne is still recognised as the world’s most liveable city and boasts high quality of living, excellent schools, multicultural lifestyles, beaches, sports, and the performing arts.

In this position you will take a leading role in the teaching of undergraduate and graduate students in the area of veterinary clinical pathology. You will also supervise specialist registration training and provide diagnostic clinical pathology services.

The position will be based at the Werribee campus of the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences.


–  Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

–  Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

–  The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

–  A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

To find out more, go to

The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Close date: 14 Nov 2017

For position information and to apply online go to:

Veterinary Pathologist

Reference: 1542334

Salary: £34,490 – £40,000

Lasswade, Near Edinburgh, UK

Closing date: 16 June 2017

Put your veterinary skills and pathology experience to work in an interesting and important role that will see you underpinning the crucial work of a dedicated Government agency that is tackling animal disease.

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About the role:  You will provide veterinary pathology expertise for the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).  You will be actively involved in disease diagnosis and investigation of avian diseases with an emphasis on commercial poultry. Your main area of work will be to support the national scanning surveillance programme for avian diseases. The post will be based at APHA Lasswade which is located on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

About you:  Together with a veterinary degree (MRCVS) and experience of UK poultry practice, you will have a good understanding of disease investigation and surveillance. As a strong team player with sound communication skills, you will ideally have post graduate experience in pathology.

About the Animal and Plant Health Agency:  An executive agency sponsored by Defra, APHA safeguards animal and plant health for the benefit of people, the environment and the economy. The Agency’s remit is as wide-ranging as it is far-reaching, with specific responsibilities that include identifying and controlling endemic and exotic diseases and pests in animals, and keeping track of new and emerging threats.

Where to go from here:  To apply, please visit the Civil Service Jobs website and search under the reference number above.

For informal enquiries about this opportunity please contact Dr Alex Schock ( or Yvonne Spencer (




Clinical Teaching Associate / Clinical Assistant Professor
Veterinary Medicine & Science
The University of Nottingham
Location: Sutton Bonington Campus

Salary: £29,301 to £46,924 per annum, depending on skills and experience.
Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Reference: MED148617

The University of Nottingham’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science (SVMS) invites applications for a fixed term Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Teaching Associate in Anatomic Pathology. This is a one year post, to cover parental leave. The role will be focused on clinical service to SVMS’s Clinical Associates and other veterinary practices, teaching fifth year pathology rotations and teaching pathology within interdisciplinary modules earlier in the curriculum.

Candidates should possess a primary veterinary degree that can be registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and a further qualification, ideally at Diploma level.

Candidates eligible to sit and working towards clinical qualifications may be considered for a Clinical Teaching Associate position.

Candidates should submit a CV which gives details of academic qualifications, including class of first degree if appropriate, a career summary and a full list of publications and research grants. A statement of not more than 500 words on your long term career plan is also required.

Teaching Associate: £29,301 to £38,183 per annum, depending on skills and experience.  Salary progression beyond these ranges is subject to performance

Clinical Assistant Professor scale: £34,956 – £46,924 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond these ranges is subject to performance

This is full-time, fixed-term post for 12 months.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Malcolm Bennett, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’.

Further details:

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


The Animal Health Trust is a large UK-based veterinary charity dedicated to promoting animal welfare through improved understanding of diseases in cats, dogs and horses. Situated in a beautiful location just 4 miles from Newmarket in Suffolk, the AHT has multi-disciplinary small animal and equine referral clinics, veterinary diagnostic laboratories including pathology facilities and a number of associated research groups (including bacteriology, epidemiology, genetics, immunology, molecular oncology, pathology and virology).

We are seeking an anatomic pathologist to participate in both diagnostic service work and research across a predominantly equine and companion animal caseload. The work focuses on post mortem evaluations, surgical biopsies, and immunohistochemistry interpretation. There are opportunities to participate in a variety of collaborations in multidisciplinary research; examples include, but are not limited to, the fields of equine infectious disease, which is supported by the Equine Thoroughbred Industry and companion animal oncology and internal medicine. The ability to take primary responsibility for cases, work within deadlines and have a pro-active approach to problem solving is essential. Previous experience of equine anatomic pathology is preferred but not essential.

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For initial enquiries and further information please contact Richard Newton, Head of Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance: or Stefano Di Palma, Pathologist:

To view the job description, please click here

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter, stating why you are interested in this role and your current salary, to 



University of Liverpool, Institute of Veterinary Science 

Head of the Department of Veterinary Pathology and Public Health

Vet Pathology, Infection & Public Health


Salary Negotiable

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences is one of UK’s leading centres for health and life science research and education. The only organisation of their kind to offer scientific and clinical education that spans the full range of biosciences, clinical medicine, health sciences, dentistry, veterinary science and tropical medicine. The Faculty is one of the largest and most innovative educators in their field, dedicated to the development of education. We are seeking to appoint a new Head of the Department of Veterinary Pathology and Public Health (VPPH).

The Institute of Veterinary Science will work with the other seven Institutes across the Faculty, and Departments across the University, to incorporate their latest research discoveries into their educational programmes. The Institute provides leadership and management within five Departments: Department of Veterinary Education; Department of Small Animal Clinical Science; Department of Equine Clinical Science; Department of Livestock Health and Welfare and the Department of Veterinary Pathology and Public Health.

Recent endorsements of the Institute include ranking in the top 10 vet schools in the world (number 6 based on the QS World University Rankings 2016) and excellent NSS scores (97% student satisfaction scores in 2016). The Institute has approximately 450 staff, and almost 800 students.

You will lead development of the Department in terms of teaching, research and diagnostic services. The specialties/areas practised and taught within the Department include Pathology, Microbiology and Public Health. The VPPH department contains fundamental bridging subjects, which integrates Preclinical with clinical subjects combining their research potential into the Veterinary Institute, allowing opportunities for extensive interdepartmental collaboration. This post is based at the rural picturesque Leahurst Campus.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Susan Dawson, Head of the Institute of Veterinary Science (0151 794 6015 or

The closing date for applications is 23:30pm on Friday 24 February 2017. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 4 April 2017.

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Position Title:  Equine Veterinary Pathologist  

Al Shaqab Equine Veterinary Medical Center is seeking applicants for a full-time position in Equine Veterinary Pathology.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be in charge of the pathology unit at AS-EVMC, including responsibility for necropsies, histopathology and other diagnostics of animals and biopsy specimens.  The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in equine veterinary medicine in his/her area of interest through retrospective and prospective research projects; and, to further the national and international reputation of AS-EVMC.

Qualifications and experience:  Minimum requirements include 5 years’ work experience in Equine Veterinary Pathology along with a veterinary degree (DVM or equivalent) and board certification or similar proven record of specialization in Veterinary Pathology. A research degree (MS or Ph.D.) is desirable.

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Qatar Foundation (QF) is a non-profit organization that supports Qatar on its journey to becoming a diversified and sustainable economy. By offering lifelong learning opportunities, fostering a culture of innovation, and empowering the local community, we are investing in Qatar’s future and contributing to a better world.

Application:  Applicants should submit a letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact details of three references to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2017.

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