Clinician in Small Animal Hospital

University of Glassgow
December 04, 2023
Offerd Salary:£39,347 - £44,263
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Clinician in Small Animal Hospital

The University of Glasgow's Small Animal Hospital is seeking to recruit a Clinician to contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by contributing to teaching, assessment and administrative processes associated with professional phase veterinary undergraduate students (BVMS5) participating in rotations within the hospital. You will also have oversight of all undergraduate teaching within the hospital and contribute to the development of clinical teaching.

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- 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.

Applications are invited from candidates with a veterinary degree or equivalent, registerable with RCVS.

Job Purpose

To contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by contributing to teaching, assessment and administrative processes associated with professional phase veterinary undergraduate students (BVMS5) participating in rotations within the small animal hospital. The postholder will have oversight of all undergraduate teaching within the small animal hospital and contribute to the development of clinical teaching.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. To have oversight of clinical teaching of the BVMS students in the Small Animal Hospital (primarily the Small Animal Hospital rotation).

2. To provide clinical teaching and assessment within the professional phase of the BVMS programme in the Small Animal Hospital

3. To provide and facilitate the provision of effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support learning.

4. To play a key role in the ongoing development and design of the curriculum, in a manner that supports a researched and scholarly approach to student learning.

5. To support initiatives to enhance the learning experience of students in the small animal hospital and ensure the requirements of the regulatory bodies are met.

6. To contribute to quality assurance and enhancement activities, curriculum review and programme re-accreditation with the University and professional bodies to ensure high quality education provision is maintained.

7. To support the development of creative and innovative approaches to teaching and learning in accordance with the University's Quality Enhancement strategy, so that the educational opportunities available to students are maintained or improved.

8. To participate in the Advisor of Studies (student mentorship) Programme and assist students with difficulties.

9. To contribute to the enhancement of the University's international profile in line with the Strategic plan Inspiring People Changing the World

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A1. Veterinary degree (or equivalent, registerable with RCVS).


B1. Postgraduate small animal clinical qualification.

B2. A track record of development and delivery of teaching.

B3. Understanding and experience of databases and other IT applications/packages.



C1. Excellent communications skills, both orally and written.

C2. Enthusiasm for teaching and learning.

C3. Excellent interpersonal skills and presentation skills.

C4. Time, project and people management skills.

C5. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

C6. Self-motivated, able to plan for contingencies and think strategically.

C7. Ability to accept collegiate responsibilities and act accordingly.


D1. Evidence of scholarship.



E1. Sufficient experience within clinical practice.


F1. Experience in the delivery of teaching and practical skill training at undergraduate veterinary student level.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be Grade 7, £39,347 - £44,263 per annum.

This post is full time and open ended.

The successful candidate will be enrolled onto the University's Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career. Information on the programme can be found on our website at: https: // www.

As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook https: // www., benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https: // www.

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https: // www.

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. for more information.

Informal Enquiries should be directed Professor Jennifer Hammond, [email protected]

Vacancy Ref: 125730, Closing Date: 04 December 2023.

Vacancy Ref : 125730 Close Date : 04-Dec-2023 23:45

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