Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (Residency) in Diagnostic Imaging (Small Animal Track)

Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, The University of  Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh is an exciting, vibrant, research led academic community offering opportunities to work with leading international academics whose visions are shaping tomorrow’s world.

Applications are invited from veterinary graduates for a Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (Residency) in Diagnostic Imaging (Small Animal Track). The role is based in the Hospital for Small Animals and the Equine Hospital at the School.

For the first 6 months, you will take the role of Intern in Diagnostic Imaging. Following this pre-registration period, and subject to mutual agreement, you will be enrolled with the University of Edinburgh on the Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVetMed) postgraduate programme for four years. During the DVetMed programme, you will also enrol with the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) on a residency training programme for thirty-eight months. Prior completion of a one-year internship or equivalent experience in clinical practice is required and experience in diagnostic imaging would be preferred. Applicants must be eligible for membership of the RCVS and have fully registered with the RCVS at the time of appointment. Applicants should also hold appropriate English language qualifications where applicable.

The professional doctorate attracts an annual tax-free stipend of £19,664.08 with a supplement payable for on-call duties and an additional allowance of £600 per annum available for approved travel, examination fees and CPD. Postgraduate fees will be paid by the University of Edinburgh at UK level.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and may be made to Dr Tobias Schwarz, Head of the Diagnostic Imaging Service (email:, telephone: 0131 651 7324).

Further information, an application form and details on how to apply can be found at:

Alternatively, please contact or call 0131 651 9198.

Closing date for applications: Monday 27th May 2019 at 10h00.  Provisional date for interviews: week commencing 17th June 2019

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