Small Animal Track Diagnostic Imaging Residency Position

University College Dublin, Ireland

Residency Program 2020-2024

Starting date: May/June 2020

University College Dublin Veterinary School has a four-year Small Animal Track Diagnostic Imaging Residency position to be filled in May/June 2020. The successful applicant will be involved in the residency training programme that focusses on preparing for board certification by the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) while concurrently enrolled in a research based professional doctorate (Doctorate in Veterinary Medical Specialisation programme- DVMS).

The Diagnostic Imaging unit is staffed by three full-time and two part-time radiologists, two other DI residents, two full-time radiographers (composed of one full-time and two part-time radiographers) and a shared anaesthesia/DI veterinary nurse. In house training in clinical radiology, (both large and small animal), ultrasonography, echocardiography, CT and MRI is included in the residency programme. Clinical research projects and academic course work associated with the DVMS is also undertaken. The UCD veterinary hospital is based on the UCD campus in Dublin.

On-site imaging equipment includes: Fixed small animal (Siemens Axiom Aristos DR) and adjacent large animal (Siemens Vertix Vet, Optitop X-ray tube) radiography rooms, 2 HF Portable x-ray machines, two portable Cuattro wireless DR systems, CR system and Fluoroscopy. Ultrasonographic equipment includes a GE Logic 9, GE Vivid 9 and three other portable ultrasound machines. A 16/32-slice CT unit (Siemens Somaton scope) on a sliding gantry and a 1.5T MRI GE Signa Artist complete the on-site equipment.

Qualifications required: Applicants must have a veterinary degree that is registerable by the Veterinary Council of Ireland ( and have a minimum of two years veterinary experience or an internship preferably with an imaging component.

Content of the application / selection process: Candidates should forward electronic copies of their current curriculum vitae, letter of intent, proof of English proficiency and contact details for two referees to the Senior Executive Assistant Emma Golding by the 30th of March 2020.

Stipend €24,000- €26,000

Further information is available at:
The University website:
The College/Management Unit:
The School/Programme Office:

Informal enquiries can be made to one of the following:
Cliona Skelly, Antonella Puggioni, Séamus Hoey, Emma Tobin or Hester McAllister


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