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Named Veterinary Surgeon and Senior Teaching Fellow

Pathology & Infectious Diseases

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £56,027 to £61,203 plus 10% Veterinary Market Allowance if MRCVS
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Friday 10 December 2021
Reference:  068521

We are seeking an enthusiastic part-time Named Veterinary Surgeon (NVS) (0.4 FTE) with an interest in teaching to join the University of Surrey. 

The role is an exciting opportunity for an NVS to contribute to the University’s teaching and research (0.0 to 0.4 FTE as Senior Teaching Fellow). 

The University of Surrey is an international University with a world-class teaching and research profile and an enterprising spirit. Our research seeks to address global challenges, drive innovation, and deliver real-world impact.   

Surrey provides an exceptional teaching environment to inspire and empower our students for personal and professional success. Inventive and forward thinking, our heritage shows a recurring theme of doing things differently and achieving notable results.  For example, we have won numerous Queen’s Anniversary Prizes, were awarded Gold for our Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) submission. 

The post holder will act as the University’s Named Veterinary Surgeon (under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986) and will cover the University Biomedical Research Facility and other related areas.  

The role involves clinical and regulatory compliance work. The successful applicant will be expected to assist and support the Establishment Licence holder (PELh) in their statutory responsibilities within ASPA, specifically, but not limited to the monitoring of compliance and reporting requirements.  

The NVS role will provide expert veterinary advice to animal technicians and users on the application of the 3Rs, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease in animals used in research at the University of Surrey.  

You will have a strong interest in developing and leading the local Culture of Care. You will support our animal ethics committees (e.g. AWERB) as well as the BRF team and researchers in delivering outstanding animal welfare and the University’s “one health: One medicine“ vision 

In return, we offer an energetic and forward-thinking working environment with access to a variety of staff development opportunities.  You will also receive a competitive salary and a generous annual leave entitlement, USS pension scheme and discounted membership to the Surrey Sports Park.  The University is easily accessible by road and rail and is a short distance from both Heathrow and Gatwick airports. 

For informal enquiries please contact Robin Labesse (, BRF Manager or Professor Roberto La Ragione (, Head of School.

We acknowledge, understand and embrace diversity and the School of Biosciences and Medicine is proud to be the recipient of the Equality Challenge Unit Athena SWAN Silver award.

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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