PhD Studentship Residency and Masters Programme in Dairy Herd Health

International students are invited for a master scholarship in veterinary medicine at The University of Nottingham. The funding allows successful candidates to work for two years in the first instance. Applications should be sent before November 01, 2018.

Other supervisors:Supervisors will be drawn from our team of specialist researchers and clinicians, dependent on the clinical and research interests of the successful applicant. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact John Remnant ( in the first instance.

Background: The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science (SVMS) undertakes research on many key aspects of companion animals and livestock health and production. Research at the School is integrated into the University structure with established world class research in biomedical sciences within the other University Schools.Research undertaken at the School is relevant to both Veterinary Medicine and Science and Comparative and Human Medicine.

We are seeking an enthusiastic veterinary surgeon dedicated to the future of farm animal production medicine to undertake a three and a half year clinical residency programme within the Dairy Herd Health Group at Nottingham Veterinary School. The successful applicant will join a team of over twenty research-led specialist clinicians and post graduates working on dairy herd health and sheep flock health and production medicine. The core remits of the group are to develop and advance clinical excellence, undertake world class research and transfer knowledge to the industry to promote outstanding health, welfare and productivity in cattle and sheep.

The successful applicant will be based at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science and will undertake clinical work at our associate farm animal practices. The residency programme will comprise a combination of farm animal practice (50% of role), specialist training, clinical research and informal undergraduate teaching and will lead to a Masters degree in Veterinary Medicine (MVM). Additionally, as the School is an approved training centre for the European College of Bovine Health Management, the residency programme is expected to lead in whole or in part to the European Diploma.

Applicants must have attended an EAEVE approved veterinary School, be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership) and hold a valid UK driving licence. Whilst more recent graduates may be considered, a minimum of two years in mixed or farm animal practice would be considered advantageous.

Further information on our group is available on our website ( Potential applicants are invited to contact John Remnant (01159516791, or Professor Martin Green ( for further information and informal discussion.

Candidates should apply online and include a CV.Any queries regarding the application process should be addressed to Postgraduate Admissions Officer, (email:

1 October 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

The position will be filled when suitable candidates have been identified. Early application is strongly encouraged.

The position will receive a tax free stipend of 23,808 per annum. Fees are paid, the position is only open to UK or EU applicants due to fee restrictions.


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