Combined Junior and Senior Clinical Training Scholarship Pig Health Management

Rerence: PP01404

Closing date: 14 August 2013


Combined JCTS-SCTS     

£ 14,400 Year one

£ 21,180 Year two

SCTS only £ 21,180 Year one

This Scholarship, funded by Zoetis, provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification, and is available from 1 October 2013.  The Scholar will be trained in all aspects of pig health management.

The Scholarship is for one year in the first instance, renewable annually for up to a total of four years (combined JCTS-SCTS) or three years (SCTS only). It comprises a 3 year Senior Scholarship preceded, when necessary, by a 1 year Junior Scholarship.  It is subject to an initial monitoring period of six months, and to review on an annual basis.

The Scholarship is a training position designed to provide a good foundation in all aspects of pig health management and related clinical research. The Scholarship is funded by Zoetis and is designed to meet the European College of Pig Health Management’s (ECPHM) criteria for Internship and Residency Programs. Completion of the Program will result in eligibility to sit the examinations for the Diploma. Training and additional support will be received from advisors in the University of Cambridge, BPQ Ltd., Garth Partnership, the VLA and DEFRA.

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership. Candidates who have already completed a recognised pig internship or have worked in specialist pig practice for two years will be eligible to commence the Senior Scholarship immediately.

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Informal enquiries: contact Dr Dan Tucker 

Application form (JCTS-SCTS1) and information pack: see link below.

Information about the Department:

Closing Date: 14 August 2013

Interviews: 12 September 2013

Fixed-term: 4 years.

Send completed application form, curriculum vitae, covering letter to Melissa Large, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 OES, or submit by email to

Please quote reference PP01404 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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