University College Dublin, Ireland - Resident in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (Small animal track)
January 23, 2014 - April 23, 2014
College/Management Unit: College of Agriculture, Food Science & Veterinary Medicine School/Unit: School of Veterinary Medicine Post Title & Subject Area (if relevant): Resident in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (Small animal track) Post Duration: 3/4 years Grade: Postgraduate student Closing date: 13.00 February 14th 2014
The School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin invites applications for the position of Resident in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (small animal track) to commence in April/May 2014.
This is a four year training position with the following aims:
To provide clinical training predominantly in the field of small animal diagnostic imaging in an approved residency programme
To obtain a professional doctorate within UCD- DVMS
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 Diagnostic Imaging – Companion Animals (DipECVDI-CA).
They must also enrol for a postgraduate professional doctorate qualification (Doctor of Veterinary Medical Specialisation – DVMS within UCD). There will be a formal Stage Transfer Assessment for the professional doctorate at approximately 18 months.
The successful applicant must have a veterinary qualification registerable by the Veterinary Council of Ireland (see www.vci.ie). A special interest in achieving further qualifications in veterinary diagnostic imaging is required. Applicants must be at least two years graduated and have completed a one-year internship (or its equivalent) demonstrating broad training and experience as dictated by the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.
Stipend: €24,000 – 26,000 depending on year of registration
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
The Resident has a clinical training commitment of at least 36 weeks per annum. The remainder of the available time (12 weeks excluding holidays) is for other scholarly activities including the conduct of a research programme, the writing of publications, participation in taught modules, attending conferences and other training opportunities, including externships.
Development of practical skills pertinent to the DipECVDI
Regular written reporting of the daily cases
Participation in relevant (clinical) research projects aiming for at least two publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals
Regular participation in out‐of‐hours emergency service
Teaching veterinary and veterinary nursing students during their clinical rotations
Other tasks considered appropriate by their line management
Selection criteria outline the qualifications, skills, knowledge and/or experience that the successful candidate would need to demonstrate for successful discharge of the responsibilities of the post. Applications will be assessed on the basis of how well candidates satisfy these criteria.
A veterinary qualification eligible for registration with the Veterinary Council of Ireland (see www.vci.ie).
At least two years qualified and completion of a one-year internship or its equivalent (as per ECVDI guidelines -http://ecvdi.org)
Demonstration of a clear interest in veterinary diagnostic imaging and in obtaining further qualifications in the discipline.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work in a team
Proficient speaking and writing skills in the English language
Computer skills with mac and pc
A demonstrable interest in undergraduate teaching
Proven track record in presenting and teaching
A clear proven interest in clinical research
A postgraduate qualification and evidence of prior publications
Name: Emma Tobin Title: Lecturer in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates should forward electronic copies of their current curriculum vitae, letter of intent, proof of English proficiency and contact details for two referees to the Senior Executive Assistant, Bridget Coughlan at email@example.com by 13.00 February 14th 2014.
Short-listed applicants will be contacted regarding interview timetabling. These are likely to be held in late February/early March 2014.