Teaching Fellow in Veterinary Clinical Skills

Guildford, United Kingdom
£32,236 to £42,036 (Plus 10% Veterinary Market Allowance if applicable)
29 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Veterinary Medicine

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £32,236 to £42,036 (Plus 10% Veterinary Market Allowance if applicable)
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Sunday 30 December 2018
Interview Date:      Wednesday 16 January 2019

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon with a passion for clinical skills teaching and assessment, and the desire and capacity to lead in its design, development and delivery within the undergraduate veterinary programme at the University of Surrey, School of Veterinary medicine. This is a full time, permanent position.

Clinical skills are taught across all years of the programme, supported by small animal, equine and production animal skills laboratories, a fully-equipped ‘mock-practice’ for simulation training, and an extensive range of simulation models. The University of Surrey, School of Veterinary Medicine follows a distributed model for final year teaching and we are actively partnered with leading veterinary practices and local research institutes whose clinicians and scientists participate in teaching throughout the undergraduate curriculum.

The post holder will join the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and our supportive, multidisciplinary teaching team, who are dedicated to equipping the next generation of veterinarians to engage with the challenges of the 21stCentury. They will work closely with technical team, and especially the clinical skills lab managers to ensure the effective and sustainable delivery of clinical skills teaching and the development of new models and supporting resources across species. Supporting and coordinating the development of new clinical skills resources to take account of the evolving needs of the curriculum will be a key aspect of the role, in order to ensure a consistent approach across all disciplines. They would also have the opportunity to contribute to other teaching activities across the programme and institution.

The successful candidate will bring a strong understanding and experience of first opinion practice, appreciation of the range of clinical skills that are essential for new veterinary graduates, and the scope of the RCVS day 1 competencies. A willingness to work flexibly and to adapt to teaching creatively in a range of different contexts is essential, alongside excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.

For more information please email David Tisdall (Head of Department, Veterinary Clinical Sciences):

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