03/09/2021: Junior Clinician Veterinary Oncology @Glasgow University

University of Glasgow

College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences

School of Veterinary Medicine


Junior Clinician in Veterinary Oncology

Vacancy Ref: 055668

Salary: £36,382 per annum and 21% employer pension contribution.


The School of Veterinary Medicine’s, Small Animal Hospital is seeking to recruit a Junior Clinician in Veterinary Oncology to join our enthusiastic team. This position might suit someone who has recently completed a rotating internship and who is looking for the next step towards specialization in small animal oncology. You will deliver an efficient and effective small animal oncology and radiotherapy referral service by providing clinical activity under supervision of an ECVIM Diplomate and contribute to out of hours provision. Our Oncology service offers all aspects of investigation, diagnosis and treatment of oncological and haematological disease in small animals and forms part of the brain tumour and neuro-oncology centre.

The School of Veterinary Medicine has an excellent international reputation in teaching, clinical services and research and is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), the European Association of Establishments of Veterinary Education (EAEVE) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).  Our purpose built hospital is one of the most sophisticated in Europe allowing companion animals from across the United Kingdom to benefit for the most advanced care available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year from some of the best specialist vets in the world. 

The Small Animal Hospital is located adjacent to the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research in the picturesque Garscube Estate, 10 minutes drive from the vibrant “West End” of Glasgow, and less than one hour from Loch Lomond. Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and the third largest in the UK, and has recently been named the top cultural and creative centre in the UK in a European Commission report (https://composite-indicators.jrc.ec.europa.eu/cultural-creative-cities-monitor/).

The same study rated Glasgow as the top city in Europe for openness, tolerance and trust. In addition, the New York Times ranked Glasgow in the top10 cities to visit worldwide in 2018 (https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/travel/places-to-visit.html).   

The University of Glasgow has recently been named University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2020. The University offers a wide range of benefits and discounts https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/new/newstart/workingatglasgow/

Applications are invited from candidates with a veterinary degree registerable with RCVS who have completed a rotating internship or equivalent and have post-graduate clinical experience in small animal oncology. 

The post is full time and fixed term for 12 months.

Visit our website for further information on University of Glasgow’s, School of Veterinary Medicine: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/vet/

Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Joanna Morris, Joanna.Morris@glasgow.ac.uk

Apply online at: https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=055668


Closing Date: 20 September 2021


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