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Clinical Veterinary Oncologist

Department of Veterinary Medicine,
University of Cambridge, UK

Do you have a passion for clinical oncology, teaching and research?

Do you want to work as part of an internationally recognised team in a state of the art Hospital?

If so, the Department of Veterinary Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Veterinarian in Oncology with effect from 1 June 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Position

Grade 9 Stipend £41,526.00 to £52,559.00, with additional Market Pay supplement available dependent on experience and subject to approval.

Along with other academic staff you will be responsible for providing small animal referral oncology services to the Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital; practical teaching of small animal oncology to undergraduates; and for training Junior and Senior Clinical Training Scholars. Whilst this is primarily a clinical service post, the role holder would be expected and encouraged to contribute to current and future clinical research projects. Participation in an on call rota will be required.

Candidate Requirements

Applicants should be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and hold a Diploma of the European or American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (sub-specialty Oncology). However, candidates who have completed an approved Residency training programme in Medical Oncology and who are eligible to sit the ECVIM-Onc certifying examination will also be considered. Documented undergraduate teaching experience is desirable.

Are you interested in this position?

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Nick Bexfield, Clinical Director of Small Animal Services, by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

Applicants should complete the online application process in addition to submitting a Curriculum Vitae (CV), covering letter outlining suitability for the role and contact details for two referees.

Please ensure that you upload your CV and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents that have not been requested we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

For further particulars for the role and information about the Department, please visit: Job opportunities — Department of Veterinary Medicine (

Closing date for applications: Monday 19 April 2021

Interviews will be held on: Friday 7 May 2021

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