We invite applications for the post of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, with clinical and teaching responsibilities in the Departments of Small Animal Clinical Science and Equine Clinical Science, School of Veterinary Science. You must possess a veterinary degree and hold membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).
The ideal candidate is a clinical academic at Senior Lecturer level wishing to follow a teaching and research career path: research activities will be as an associate member of the appropriate research department in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. Candidates will have a strong record of postdoctoral research and publications as well as holding ECVAA or ACVAA Diplomate status. Candidates that are board-eligible (or soon to finish a residency programme) will be considered at Lecturer level. Candidates appointed to teaching and research pathways will be supported by the associate department to facilitate development of approved research activity, for example provision of laboratory facilities, resources and the opportunity to apply for studentships where applicable. The clinical commitment will be 50% of the calendar year (26 weeks per year).
Candidates wishing to follow a teaching and scholarship pathway are also strongly encouraged to apply. Clinical commitment is approximately 77% (40 weeks per year), except in cases where the employee is required to undertake a substantive administration or teaching role, or impactful scholarly activity, where clinical commitment may be reduced at the discretion of the Head of Department. Tangible outputs from off clinic time are expected.
You will hold either the ECVAA or ACVAA Diploma for appointment as a senior lecturer. You will have sufficient experience in anaesthesia clinical service provision to act as the senior clinical anaesthetist. You will be able to take on service organisational responsibility. Candidates who are Diploma eligible but not yet boarded will also be considered, and will be supported appropriately until they are able to take on the senior anaesthetist role in the day-to-day running of the clinic.
Probationary members of staff (those appointed at Lecturer level, this period will be three years) will expected to achieve the following: