Friday, May 26, 2017

Applications are invited for a Residency in Zoological Medicine

Applications are invited for a Residency in Zoological Medicine

School of Veterinary Sciences
Langford House, Langford
North Somerset BS40 5DU
Tel: Office (0117) 928 9804

Title of studentship:        Residency (MSc) in Veterinary Science  - Zoological Medicine
Faculty/School/Department(s)        University of Bristol, School of Veterinary Sciences
Location        Bristol Zoo Gardens / The Wild Place Project / University of Bristol / Langford Vets
Stipend        £18,096 + living allowance (Tax Free)
Mode of Attendance        Full time
Programme duration         Residency Three Years

Application Closing date        4th June 2017

Applications are invited for a Residency in Zoological Medicine.

For the residency we seek a veterinary surgeon, ideally with at least 2 years post-graduate exotic/zoo animal experience, which may include a suitable internship. The resident will study towards a taught Masters in Veterinary Science and the European Diploma in Zoological Medicine (Zoo Health Management speciality). The resident will be involved in clinical work and clinical research and will be expected to submit for publication manuscripts based on their research work during the programme.

The MSc in Veterinary Science will develop your clinical research skills and enhance universally important skills such as scientific writing, critical reading and statistical analysis of data. The programme is open to veterinary graduates holding a degree registrable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

How to apply:
Please make an online application for this studentship at Please select MSc in Veterinary Science on the Programme Choice page.
If assistance is needed when completing the application form 
please email or call on 0117 331 6824

Interviews will take place w/c 5th June 2017

Candidate requirements: 
Experience in clinical practice is essential.  If English is your second language you will need to provide evidence that meet the programme’s English language entry level requirements.  Further information regarding this can be found on the University’s website:
You must be, or eligible to be, a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

The Residency will start on 10th July 2017.

Contacts: For informal enquires please contact:

Ms M G Barrows at

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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