Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor in Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Closing Date
Monday, 27th June 2022
Job Type
Veterinary Medicine & Science
£40927 to £63668 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (Minimum salary for Clinical Associate £53348) . Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The salary attracts a consolidated AVA and a non consolidated clinical supplement, dependent on the amount of clinical work undertaken.

University of Nottingham, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science wishes to expand its veterinary clinical pathology team with the appointment of a veterinary clinical pathologist. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the development of future veterinary surgeons and veterinary clinical pathologists by sharing your knowledge and experience to ensure competence and inspire life-long learning in veterinary clinical pathology.

Based at the Sutton Bonington Campus, working with university pathologists and clinicians and clinicians in associate veterinary practices you will contribute to the development and delivery of year-5 clinical rotation teaching as well as to the delivery and assessment of relevant subject teaching in the first 4 years of the course.

Additionally, you will assist in the further development the School’s programme of postgraduate training in clinical pathology including clinical residencies. 

You will have a veterinary degree registrable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and will have completed a postgraduate training programme in veterinary clinical pathology leading to a qualification such as Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology or European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology. You will have spent some years working in academic or commercial diagnostic service environments honing your diagnostic and communication skills.

The School of Veterinary Medicine operates a distributed clinical teaching model meaning that it does not operate a veterinary hospital of its own and consequently does not have its own dedicated clinical pathology service laboratory. However, several of our clinical associate practices have onsite labs to which you can offer support and guidance. Academic employees of the University of Nottingham are able to undertake approved external work that aligns with its aims and which is managed and arranged through Nottingham University Consultants (

The School has a diverse range of research activities, facilities and equipment to support an enquiring mind. Collaboration with research teams will be encouraged.

At the University of Nottingham, we are committed to providing generous employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have an excellent choice of benefits and rewards, including access to fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with 30 days' holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme.

This role is available on a permanent contract. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours). Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Peter Graham, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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