Senior Clinical Training Scholar (SCTS) in Small Animal Cardiology

University of Cambridge
May 19, 2024
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Senior Clinical Training Scholar (SCTS) in Small Animal Cardiology


The Scholarship is for one year in the first instance, renewable for periods of one year up to a total of three years.

The Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to receive specialist training in all aspects of small animal cardiology and is available to start from December 2024.

You will receive core training in all aspects of clinical cardiology, including interventional procedures and transoesophageal echocardiography. You will also be required to undertake and publish a research project. The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM-CA).

The Scholar will be required to register for the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. The training programme requires participation in the Department's clinical service, including the out-of-hours rota and first opinion practice, in addition to small-group teaching of veterinary students.

You must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying you for membership. Membership will be required prior to commencing the Scholarship. Completion of an appropriate internship or a minimum of two years' experience in small animal practice is essential.

The internship has an abundance of benefits such as:

  • Tax-free stipend

  • Academic opportunities, e.g. teach Cambridge students during rotations and College supervision opportunities; weekly Department research and clinical seminars; journal and book clubs

  • Generous CPD allowance

  • For more information on benefits and our internship programmes: https: // www.

    Informal enquiries should be directed to Jose Novo Matos (Principal Clinical Cardiologist) by email: [email protected]

    Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 5th of June 2024.

    A SCTS application form (SCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the following website: https: // www.

    Applicants should supply a completed SCTS Application Form (SCTS1), Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter giving reasons for wishing to undertake the SCTS in the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

    Applications should be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date stated.

    Applications will be monitored regularly, and we may contact candidates prior to the closing date. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

    Please quote reference PP41325 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Further information
  • APPLICATION FORM - SCTS in Small Animal Cardiology (SCTS 1)
  • INFORMATION PACK - SCTS in Small Animal Cardiology2024
  • Department/Location

    Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site






    22 April 2024

    Closing date

    19 May 2024

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