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Associate Prof./Lecture/Assistant Prof. in Small Animal Surgery, School of Veterinary Medicine

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£52,019.85 - £95,494.47 per annum
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

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Applications are invited for permanent post of a Associate Professor or Lecture Assistant Professor above the bar in Small Animal Surgery within UCD School of Veterinary Medicine

Reference no - 017153

University College Dublin Veterinary Hospital (UCDVH) is a leading multi-disciplinary, specialist, veterinary referral and teaching hospital located in the thriving city of Dublin in the east of Ireland. Small animal services include orthopaedics and neurosurgery, soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, anaesthesia, oncology and diagnostic imaging, as well as in-house rehabilitation and physiotherapy. We are seeking a highly motivated, proactive individual, board-certified in Small Animal Surgery (ECVS or ACVS), who is passionate about delivering clinical and teaching excellence, is an excellent "team player" and has a strong interest in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. This is an exciting opportunity to join a young, progressive, and growing team of diplomates and residency-trained surgeons. UCDVH has a renowned research portfolio and strong research links with other universities in the US/Canada and Europe. Our very large clinical caseload provides opportunity for ongoing clinical research that is actively encouraged.

Our hospital is facilitated with digital radiography, 32 slice Siemens CT and a brand-new state of the art 1.5T MRI, fluoroscopy, Karl Storz laparoscopic and arthroscopic imaging systems, operating microscope, full instrumentation for soft tissue, orthopaedic, neurosurgery and interventional radiology, and a radioactive iodine suite. Our orthopaedic/neurosurgery and soft tissue services are extensively equipped to offer BioMedtrix total hip, linear/circular IMEX external skeletal fixation, Synthes internal fixation, Karl Storz UHD arthroscopy, and instrumentation for intraoperative fluoroscopy (eg, SUB) and minimally invasive procedures (thoracoscopy and laparoscopy). The successful applicant will work alongside a full complement of specialists and residents in training in various disciplines (ECVS, ECVIM, ECVDI, ECVP), including 3 ECVS-SA residents, and a large nursing team.
This is a permanent academic post with 50% off clinics time and great potential for academic development and advancement through outreach, research, innovation, etc. This post is particularly suitable for a small animal surgeon interested in an academic career and has potential for completion of PhD studies within the duties of the post.

95 Associate Professor € 78,333€ - € 110,623 or 95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above The Bar €60,261 - € 95,425

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on the 29th of April 2024

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 12:00 noon (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.
UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below: Contract.pdf

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:


UCD is Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 37,000 students drawn from 152 countries, including over 4,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. 
The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide.
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