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Veterinary Anatomic Pathology Residency

Veterinary Medicine & Science

UK Other

Closing Date
Sunday 21 July 2024


Veterinary Anatomic Pathology Residency

Project title: Residency (Senior Clinical Training Scholarship) in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology

Supervisors: Dr Carlo Bianco, Dr Marta Pereira 

Background: Veterinary pathology at Nottingham University provides a diagnostic service on a wide range of animals, mainly companion and farm animals (part of disease surveillance activity with Animal and Plant Health Agency). The unit is involved in clinical teaching of year 5 veterinary students and servicing surgical and post-mortem case submissions caseload.

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 and farm animal pathology with some exposure to avian pathology and veterinary clinical pathology. The trainee will be registered for a MVM degree at the school of veterinary medicine and science and will undertake a research project on some aspect of veterinary anatomic pathology as a component of their residency training. The training programme encompasses small group teaching, seminars, research, diagnostic duties (companion and farm pathology). Successful residents will be eligible for the ECVP and/or ACVP board certification examination upon completion of the residency.

Further information and Application: Graduates with at least one year’s clinical experience, preferably with some exposure to veterinary anatomic pathology, are invited to apply for this residency position. Applicants must have attended an EAEVE approved Veterinary School and 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 £27,820 for three years subject to satisfactory annual assessment. Degree enrolment fees are paid for UK applicants. 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. When completing the online application form, please select the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, then Master of Veterinary Medicine (MVM) and, once submitted, send your student ID number to

Any queries regarding the application process should be addressed to the Continuing Education Team, email: .

Interview Date: TBC

Start Date: 1st October 2024

Closing date: 21st July 2024

Eligibility for Funding: This is a fully funded studentship open to UK nationals only.

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